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Program Number 4


The Gross Surprise Suite

HAYDN:  Symphony No. 94 in G, “Surprise,” 2nd Mvt., The Hanover Band/Goodman, Nimbus NI 5126

MILLER/WILLIAMS/YOUNT/BEETHOVEN:  “Release Me” & “Moonlight Sonata”, Snuff Garrett's Texas Opera Company, Ranwood R 8173

COSLOW/JOHNSTON:  “Cocktails for Two”, Spike Jones, RCA LPM 2224

ANON.:  Allegro, Musica Mundi CD 11066

Examples of Subtle Surprise in Music

MOZART:  From Overture to “Marriage of Figaro”, New York Philharmonic/Bernstein, CBS MDK 46267

MOZART:  From Symphony No. 38, “Prague,” Finale, Berlin Philharmonic/Bernstein, Deutsche Grammophon 415 962 2

MOZART:  From Symphony No. 40 in G Minor (K 550), 1st Mvt., English Chamber Orchestra/Tate, EMI CDC 7 47147 2

BRAHMS:  From Symphony No. 3 in F, 1st Mvt., Columbia Symphony Orchestra/Walter, CBS/Sony 35DC87

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

From “A Carnival of Cuban Music,” “Carnival Music”, Rounder RO CD 5049

STRAVINSKY:  Symphony in Three Movements, 1st Mvt., Philharmonia Orchestra/Salonen, Sony SK 45796

HAYDN arr. SWANN:  Symphony No. 94 in G, “Surprise,” 2nd Mvt., Hoffnung Festival, Harmonia Mundi HMC 90768

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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