Connections

Hosted By Stephen Peithman

Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern

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Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
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Saturday, March 9, 2019 Permalink

The New York Connection

The Chrysler Building and the New York skyline

 

For more than a century, American composers have paid tribute to New York City—its tall buildings, crowds, traffic, noise, energy--and the diversity of the people who live and work there.

In this hour, a celebration of the Big Apple in works by Gershwin, Carpenter, Copland, Bernstein and more.

FEATURED RECORDINGS

Title Group/Artist Catalog # UPC
On the Town NY Philharmonic Sony SK 60538 074646503829
Sousa Marches     Band of H.M. Royal Marines EMI Classics 585 5352 0724358553529
Silks & Rags Great American Main St. Band EMI 54131 077775413120
J. Strauss Jr. Edition., v. 51   Slovak Radio Symphony Orch. Marco Polo 8.223279 730099327923
Skyscrapers London Symphony Orchestra EMI CDC-7 492632 077774926324
Gershwin Rhapsodies Los Angeles Philharmonic Sony MK 39699  0074643969925
Essential Leonard Bernstein Israel Philharmonic DG 289 471 518-2 028947151821
Copland Collection: Orchestral Works, 1948-1971 London Symphony Orchestra   Sony 47236  074644723625
Foss: Complete Solo Piano Dunn      Naxos 8.559179  636943917923
New York Pictures Rutgers Wind Ensemble    Mark Masters 9159MCD             710396915924 
West Side Story Suite Bell, Philharmonica Orchestra Sony 89358 696998935822

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