Archive for March, 2010
Born January 28, 1944 in Wembley, London.
Composed: completed in 1988. First performance: the 1989 Proms with the London Symphony Orchestra, cello soloist Steven Isserlis. Instrumentation: solo cello with string orchestra (8 I violins, 8 II violins, 6 violas, 6 cellos, 3 basses). Duration: More >
Born March 9, 1910 in West Chester, PA.
Died January 23, 1981 in New York City.
First Performance: November 5, 1938 with Arturo Toscanini conducting the NBC Symphony.
Instrumentation: string orchestra (first and second violins with divided parts, viola divided, cello divided and bass)
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Born: September 13, 1874 in Vienna Died: July 13, 1951 in Brentwood Park, Los Angeles, California
Completed: December 1, 1899. Arranged for string orchestra in 1917 and revised in 1943. First performance: March 18, 1902 by the Rosé Quartet with an extra More >