Archive for March, 2008
Born November 22, 1925 in New York Died June 21, 2015, Boston, MA
First Performance: November 27, 1959. Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra conducted by Antal Dorati.
Instrumentation: 3 flutes (+piccolo), 2 oboes, english horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 More >
Born July 9, 1879 in Bologna.
Died April 18, 1936 in Rome.
Composed in 1927.
First Performance: September 27, 1927, at the Konzerthous of Vienna with the composer conducting.
Instrumentation: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Triangle, Campanelli, Celeste, Harp, Piano, Strings.
Respighi studied with Luigi Torchi at the Liceo More >
Born November 16, 1895, Hanau (near Frankfurt) Died December 28, 1963, Frankfurt.
First Performance: March 12, 1934 in Berlin conducted by Wilhelm Furtwängler conducting the Berlin Philharmonic.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes (second doubling piccolo), 2 oboes (second doubling English Horn), 2 clarinets in A, 2 More >
This is not a lecture! I wish More >