An Evening With P.D.Q. Bach
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Peter Schickele Presents An Evening with P.D.Q. Bach (1807-1742)? (Vanguard CD-79195, CS-79195, LP-79195):  A live recording of the first public P.D.Q. Bach concert in Town Hall, April 24, 1965.  Also called Music of P.D.Q. Bach (1807-1742)?.

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Performers:

bullet Professor Peter Schickele, Hardart, Wine Bottle and Ocarina
bullet Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Jorge Mester
bullet John Ferrante, bargain counter tenor
bullet Ralph Froelich, French Horn
bullet Leonid Hambro, Harpsichord
bullet Seymour Platt, Trumpet Mouthpiece
bullet Maurice Eisenstadt, Bagpipes
bullet Robert Lewis, Left-handed Sewer Flute
bullet Stanley Buetens, Lute
bullet Stephen Lickman, Double-reed Slide Music Stand
bullet Peter Zolotareff, Balalaika
 

Track Listing

[1]  Concerto for Horn and Hardart, S. 27 (P.D.Q. Bach)
          Allegro
          Tema con variazione
          Menuetto con Panna e Zucchero

[2]  Cantata:  Iphigenia in Brooklyn, S. 53162 (P.D.Q. Bach)
          Aria
          Recitative
          Ground
          Recitative
          Aria

[3]  Quodlibet for Small Orchestra (Prof. Schickele)
          Allegro 
          Adagio
          Allegro

[4]   Sinfonia Concertante,  S. 98.6 (P.D.Q. Bach)
          Sehr Unruhig mit schmalz
          Andante senza moto
          Presto mit schleppend

 
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Audio Samples

Listen to An Evening With P.D.Q. Bach:  The Hearer’s Digest Condensed Version.  This Condensed Version gives you the intangible essence of the original recording in one small, easy-to-swallow capsule summary. The hyper folks at Hearer’s Digest have created this sample by slicing, dicing, and splicing, until it somewhat resembles excerpts of the original recording that are “severely truncated, but shorter.”

An Evening With P.D.Q. Bach:  The Hearer’s Digest Condensed Version

This Hearer’s Digest Condensed Version is made of excerpts from the following:  Spoken introduction to Concerto for Horn and Hardart—first aria from Iphigenia in Brooklyn—“Presto mit schleppend” from Sinfonia Concertante—second recitative from Iphigenia in Brooklyn—“Tema con variazione” from Concerto for Horn and Hardart—“Allegro” from Concerto for Horn and Hardart—spoken introduction—first “Allegro” and last “Allegro” from Quodlibet.

Audio Samples can be played using the free RealAudio player. 

Cover image, audio clips and track listings are copyright © 1965 Vanguard Records and are used with the permission of Vanguard Records.  Any other copying by other parties for other uses is not authorized.

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