Archive for March, 2009
Composed in August 1931 in Mondsee.
First performance (No. 4 not performed) January 24, 1932 with Massimo Freccia conducting the Budapest Concert Orchestra.
First complete performance: November 26, 1934 More >
First complete performance: November 5, 1882 in Prague under Adolf Čech.
Vltava (Die Moldau) was composed in three weeks during November 1874 (November 20 to December 8, 1874) and More >
Born May 7, 1840 in Kamsko-Votkinsk, Russia. Died November 6, 1893 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Composed March 17-April 11 1878.
First Performance: December 4, 1881 with Adolf Brodsky as soloist Hans Richter conducting the Vienna Philharmonic.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, More >
The concert is at 4PM and I will start talking at 3PM. This is not a lecture! I wish More >