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Program Number 29


The Visions of Heaven Song Cycle

ELLINGTON (ASCAP):  From Second Sacred Concert, “Heaven”, Alice Babs/The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Prestige PCD 24045 2

DEAN/SOUTHERN (SESAC):  “I Dreamed of a Hill-Billy Heaven”, Tex Ritter, Curb D2 77397

BYRNE (ASCAP):  “Heaven”, Talking Heads, “Fear of Music”, Sire 6076 2

GERSHWIN:  From Rhapsody in Blue, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra/Kunzel, Telarc CD 80058

BOULEZ:  From Piano Sonata No. 2, Maurizio Pollini, Deutsche Grammophon 2530 803

FAURE:  “Paradis”, Lucy Shelton, soprano/Lambert Orkis, piano, Nonesuch 9 79106 1

The All-New, 100%-Improved Nutcracker Suite

TCHAIKOVSKY:  Overture, Modern Mandolin Quartet, “The Nutcracker Suite”, Windham Hill 11108 2

TCHAIKOVSKY:  March, Portsmouth Sinfonia, “Hallelujah”, Antilles AN 7002

TCHAIKOVSKY arr. ROGERS:  “The Swingin’ Plum Fairy”, Shorty Rogers, RCA LPM 2110

TCHAIKOVSKY:  Trepek (Russian Dance), E. Power Biggs, Columbia MS 7269

TCHAIKOVSKY:  Arabian Dance, Spike Jones, “Spike Jones is Murdering the Classics”, RCA 3235 2 R

TCHAIKOVSKY arr. ELLINGTON/STRAYHORN:  Chinoiserie (Chinese Dance), Duke Ellington, “Three Suites”, Columbia CK 46825

TCHAIKOVSKY arr. SELF:  Dance of the Reed Pipes, The Tubadours, Crystal S 421

TCHAIKOVSKY arr. ROBINSON:  Waltz of the Flowers, Liberace, “Moonlight Sonata”, Columbia CL 764

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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