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Program Number 165

“Ostinati Obbligati” — The first of three programs about minimalism

SCHOENBERG:  From “Pierrot Lunaire”, The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble/Weisberg, Elektra Nonesuch 9 79237 2

STRAVINSKY:  From “Le Sacre du Printemps”, Columbia Symphony Orchestra/Stravinsky, Sony SM3K 46291

TCHAIKOVSKY:  From Symphony 6 (“Pathétique), 1st Mvt., Orchestre Symphonique de Londres/Abbado, Deutsche Grammophon 437 401 2

STRAVINSKY:  From Symphony in Three Movements, 1st Mvt., Columbia Symphony Orchestra/Stravinsky, CBS MK 42434

PURCELL:  “The sparrow and the gentle dove”, Paul Esswood, countertenor/Johann Sonnleitner, harpsichord, Hyperion CDA66070

STRAVINSKY:  From “L’Histoire de Soldat”, Columbia Chamber Ensemble/Stravinsky, Sony SM3K 46291

BABBITT:  From Relata I, Julliard Orchestra/Zukofsky, New World 80396 2

ADAMS:  “The Chairman Dances”, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle, EMI CDC 5 55051 2

Tidbit Time

BEETHOVEN:  From String Quartet in F, Opus 135, 2nd Mvt., Emerson String Quartet, Deutsche Grammophon 447 080 2

SATIE:  “Sports et divertissements,” “La Balancoire”, Aldo Ciccolini, EMI CDZ 7 67284 2

MOSOLOV:  “Zavod”, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Chailly, London 436 640 1

MOONDOG:  “Theme”, Moondog, CBS MK 44994

HARRISON:  From Suite for Violin, Piano & Small Orchestra, 2nd Gamelon, Chamber ensemble/Hughes, New World 366 2

ANDERSON:  “From the Air”, Laurie Anderson, “Big Science”, Warner Bros. 3674 2

ADAMS:  From “John’s Book of Alleged Dances,” “Judah to Ocean”, Kronos Quartet, Nonesuch 79465 2

RILEY:  From “Rainbow in Curved Air”, Terry Riley, “A Rainbow in Curved Air”, CBS MK 7315

ADAMS:  “Cerulean”, John Adams, “Hoodoo Zephyr”, Elektra Nonesuch 9 79311 2

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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