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Saturday, August 22, 2015 Permalink

The Paris Connection

Paris: The City of Light--and music

 

It’s been called the City of Light and the City of Love. 

But given the number of composers who found inspiration there, it could just as easily be called the City ofMusic.

In this hour, a celebration of Paris with the help of Jacques Offenbach, Frederick Delius, Jacques Ibert, Franz Lehar, George Gershwin, and more.

Playlist

4:00pm
4:00pm
Offenbach: Gaite Parisienne: Cancan BUY Boston Pops; Arthur Fiedler, conductor
4:01pm
Marais: The Bells of St. Genevieve BUY Sigiswald Kuijken, violin; Wieland Kuijken, viola da gamba; Gustav Lenhardt, harpsichord
4:10pm
Offenbach: La vie parisienne, operetta in 5 acts, revised to 4 acts: Overture BUY Philharmonia Orchestra; Neville Marriner, conductor
4:16pm
Delius: Paris - The Song Of A Great City BUY Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor
4:25pm
Lehar: The Merry Widow Ballet, introduction BUY Victoria State Orchestra; John Lanchbery, conductor
ABC Classics 465426-2
4:29pm
Ibert: Ste Sym (Paris): Restaurant au Bois de Boulogne BUY Manhattan Chamber Orchestra; Richard Auldon Clark, conductor
Newport Classics 85531
4:31pm
Ibert: Ste Sym (Paris): Le Metro BUY Manhattan Chamber Orchestra; Richard Auldon Clark, conductor
Newport Classics 85531
4:33pm
Ibert: Ste Sym (Paris): Fauborgs BUY Manhattan Chamber Orchestra; Richard Auldon Clark, conductor
Newport Classics 85531
4:36pm
Osterling: Paris: trois heures du matin, for accordion BUY Andreas Borregaard, accordion
DB Productions 134
4:40pm
George Gershwin: An American in Paris BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; Arthur Fiedler, conductor
RCA Living Stereo 09026-68792-2
4:57pm
Offenbach: Gaite Parisienne: Barcarolle BUY Boston Pops; Arthur Fiedler, conductor

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