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Program Number 159

“Accordion Hits the Big Time!”

MUSSORGSKY:  From “Pictures at an Exhibition”, James Crabb & Geir Draugsvoll, EMI 7243 5 69705 2 6

Accordions in the Orchestra

TCHAIKOVSKY:  From Suite No. 2 for Orchestra, 3rd Mvt., Philharmonia Orchestra/Tilson Thomas, CBS MDK 46503

BERG:  From “Wozzeck”, Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin/Böehm, Deutsche Grammophon 435 705 2

PROKOFIEV:  From Cantata for the 20th Anniversary of the October Revolution, Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus/Järvi, Chandos CHAN 9095

Too Much of a Good Thing?

HENDRIX:  “Fire”, Those Darn Accordions, “Squeeze This!”, Flying Fish FF 70627

MOZART:  Overture to “Die Hockzeit des Figaro”, Das Merzhausener Akkordeon Ensemble, “Philharmonika”, Aurophon LC 7709

JAGGER/RICHARDS arr. YANKOVIC:  “The Hot Rocks Polka”, "Weird Al" Yankovic, “UHF”, Rock 'n' Roll ZK 45265

The New World Accordion Concerto

PIAZZOLLA:  Concierto para bandoneón, 1st Mvt., Astor Piazzolla/Orchestra of St. Luke's/Schifrin, Elektra Nonesuch 9 79174 2

BUZCZYNSKI:  From Fantasy on Themes of the Past, Joseph Macerollo/The Composers' Orchestra/Kulesha, “Persuasion”, CBC MVCD 1096

Tidbit Time

STRAVINSKY:  From “The Soldier’s Tale”, Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Friend, Nimbus NI5063

STRAVINSKY:  From “The Soldier’s Tale,” The Devil’s Dance, Excelsior, “Declassified”, Mark Set Go MSG 101

STRAVINSKY:  From “Petrushka”, James Crabb & Geir Draugsvoll, EMI 7243 5 69705 2 6

Our theme music is

MOZART:  Symphony No. 24 (K 182), 2nd Mvt., Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London/Leinsdorf, MCA Classics MCAD2


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