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Marlboro Music: Strauss

08/08/11 8:00AM

Aeolus, God of the Winds
Richard Strauss sure loved his wind instruments. The indelible result of being the son of an excellent Horn player? ...Probably. This morning's Marlboro Month feature piece is the Strauss Serenade in Eb for 13 Winds, in an exciting - breezy! - live performance from the 2009 Festival.



Serenade in Eb for Winds
Composer: Richard Strauss
Ensemble: Marlboro Music Festival Orchestra
CD/Album: "Marlboro Music Festival on 8/15/2009"
Record co./Cat #: Marlboro 2009-08-15
Note: (Recorded at the Marlboro Music Festival, 8/15/2009)


Les Eolides
Composer: Cesar Franck
Ensemble: Belgian National Orchestra
Conductor: Andre Cluytens
CD/Album: "Franck: Poems Symphoniques"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 65153
Note: ("The breezes")


Madama Butterfly: (Act II) Humming Chorus
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Ensemble: Rome Opera Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: John Barbirolli
CD/Album: "Les Plus Celebres Choeurs d'Operas"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49828


Pulcinella: Ballet Suite
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
CD/Album: "Stravinsky - L'Oiseau de Feu - Pulcinella - Le Basier de la Fee"
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60394


Three Duets: #1 in e; #2 in F; #3 in G , BWV #s802, 803 & 804
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Jean Louis Steuerman, piano
CD/Album: "Bach: 'Italian' Concerto-French Overture-4 Duets"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 416410


Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Composer: Claude Debussy
Ensemble: Hollywood Bowl Pops Orchestra
Conductor: John Mauceri
CD/Album: "Songs Of The Earth"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 438867
Note: (French: "Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un Faune")


Conversation with Violinist & Guarneri co-founder Arnold Steinhardt on what it means to play in a Quartet


String Quartet #10 in Eb, Op. 74 "Harp"
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: Guarneri Quartet
CD/Album: "Beethoven - String Quartets Op. 74 & 131"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 422341


The Tale of Tsar Saltan: Tsar's farewell & departure
Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Ensemble: Rotterdam Philharmonic
Conductor: David Zinman
CD/Album: "Rimsky-Korsakov: Suites"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 411435


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