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Mp3 Blog #90: “Ogive”

Allain Gaussin:“Ogive” (1977)Original version for Harpischord and 12 stringsPerformed by Elisabeth Chojnacka and the Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Jean-Claude Pennetier conductor Not available commericially

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Mp3 Blog #17: Threnody

Krzysztof Penderecki:”Threnody for the Victims of Hiroshima” (1960)For string orchestra Performed by Katowice Polish Radio Orchestra Available for purchase on this C. D. * * * * * Sixty-one years ago today, the U. S. A. dropped the first atomic … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #16: Andrei Tarkovsky II

Toru Takemitsu:”Nostalghia, In memory of Andrei Tarkovsky” (1987)For solo violin and string orchestra[mp3 link has been fixed] Performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with Michael Dauth Purchase other performances by Alexander Sitkovetsky and the New European String Orchestra and the … Continue reading

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Mp3 Blog #12: Claude Vivier

Claude Vivier:”Zipangu” (1980)For string orchestraUnknown performers ”Lonely Child” (1980)For soprano and orchestraPerformed by Marie-Danielle Parent and the Metropolitan Orchestra Go buy this other performance of both works on this recording by the Schoenberg and ASKO Ensembles Although virtually unknown in … Continue reading

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