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Program Number 33

“A Musical Aviary”

ANON.:  From “The Bird Fancyer’s Delight”, Laurence Trott, “For the Birds”, Spectrum SR 131

The "All About Birds" Song Cycle

WEELKES:  “The Nightingale, the Organ of Delight”, The King's Singers, “Madrigal Collection”, MMG 1105

TRAD.:  “Corrocloclo”, Germaine Montero, “Canciones de Espana”, Vanguard VSD 6534

TRAD.:  “The Leatherwing Bat”, Peggy Seeger, Signet FL 5401

TRAD. arr. SCHICKELE (ASCAP):  “The Carol of the Birds”, Joan Baez, “Noel”, Vanguard VSD 79230

The "Birds In the Orchestra" Suite

MESSIAEN:  From “Reveil des Oiseaux”, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra/ Neumann, Candide CE 31002

RAVEL:  From “L’Enfant et les sortilèges”, London Symphony Orchestra/ Previn, Angel DS 37869

RESPIGHI:  “The Birds,” “The Hen”, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Marriner, Philips 420 485 2

SCHICKELE:  String Quartet No. 1, “Music at Dawn”, The Audubon Quartet, RCA 7719 2 RC

The "Aren't Birds Cute" Suite

JANACEK:  “The March of the Bluebirds”, Laurence Trott, piccolo/Marcella Branagan, piano, “For the Birds”, Spectrum SR 131

GREEN:  “The Hummingbird”, Nexus, “Nexus Plays the Novelty Music of George H. Green”, Nexus 10273

MARTINI:  From “Pastorale”, Franz Haselbock, “Bells, Birds & Thunder”, Desto DC 7191

TRAD.:  “Der Kuckkuck”, The Engelkinder, “Folk Music of the Tyrolean Alps”, Vox STPL 515 060

Serious Birds

SCHUMANN:  “Waldszenen,” Opus 82, “Vogel als Prophet”, Clara Haskil, Philips 420 851 2

SAINT-SAËNS:  “Carnaval des Animaux,” “Le coucou au fond des bois”, Argerich/Freire/Kremer/Van Keulen/Maisky, Philips 416 841 2

Our theme music is

MOZART:  Symphony No. 24 (K 182), 2nd Mvt., Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of London/Leinsdorf, MCA Classics MCAD2 9812B


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