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Program Number 50

“A Pair of Chords That Will Last”

Major/Minor Suitelet

STRAUSS:  From “Also sprach Zarathustra,” Opus 30, Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Dorati, London 410 146 2

SCHUBERT:  From String Quartet in G (D 887), 1st Mvt., Emerson String Quartet, Deutsche Grammophon 429 224 2

BRITTEN:  From Senenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings, Opus 31, Elegy, Anthony Halstead, horn/English String Orchestra/Boughton, Nimbus NI 5234

Three Unusually Minor Pieces

McCOY:  “Why Don’t You Do Right”, Fats Domino, “Blueberry Hill”, Surprise JTU AL 40

Anniversary Waltz, Bob Brozman, “Snapping the Strings”, Kicking Mule Records KM 322

BOLCOM:  “Three Ghost Rags,” “Graceful Ghost”, Paul Jacobs, Nonesuch 79006 2

JOSQUIN DESPREZ:  “Petite camusette”, Ensemble Clement Janequin, Harmonia Mundi 90 1279

HOWARD:  “Heartaches By the Number”, Ray Price, Columbia CK 46030

The Peppy Minor Suite

HAYDN:  String Quartet, Opus 64, No. 2, 4th Mvt., Vienna Konzerthaus Quartet, Westminster XWN 18603

WALLER:  “The Minor Drag”, Fats Waller & His Rhythm, “Ain’t Misbehavin’”, RCA LPM 1246

JOHNSON:  “Rambling on My Mind”, Robert Johnson, “The Complete Recordings”, Columbia C2K 46222

Tidbit Time

STRAVINSKY (arr.):  “Le Chant des Bateliers de la Volga”, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande/Ansermet, Claves CD 50 8918

BEETHOVEN:  From Symphony No. 3, 2nd Mvt., The London Classical Players/Norrington, Angel CDC 49101

BRAHMS:  Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Variations I, II & III, Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Davis, RCA 60382 2 RC

BRAHMS:  Hungarian Dances, No. 5, Vienna Philharmonic/Abbado, Deutsche Grammophon 410 615 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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