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Saturday, May 4, 2019 Permalink

The Film Connection

  

For 10 years, beginning in 1938, six prominent composers moved from the confines of the concert hall to write for the screen—embracing the challenges of the medium and a wide range of subject matter.

It was, in many ways, a golden age of film music that would never be repeated. 

In this hour, music by Thomson, Vaughan Williams, Prokofiev, Alfven, Walton, and Copland.

Playlist

4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
Virgil Thomson: Finale of The River BUY Symphony of the Air; Leopold Stokowski, conductor
Vanguard VBD-385
4:02 p.m.
Virgil Thomson: The Old South, 1st mvmt of The River BUY Symphony of the Air; Leopold Stokowski, conductor
Vanguard VBD-385
4:12 p.m.
Prokofiev: Pskov: ProcessionOf The Fallen And Judgement Of The Prisoners from Alexander Nevsky BUY St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra; Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
RCA 09026-61926-2
4:16 p.m.
Prokofiev: 'And Now Let's Celebrate!' from Alexander Nevsky BUY St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra; Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
RCA 09026-61926-2
4:17 p.m.
Prokofiev: Final Chorus from Alexander Nevsky BUY St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra; Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
RCA 09026-61926-2
4:19 p.m.
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Winnipeg I from 49th Parallel BUY BBC Philharmonic; Rumon Gamba, conductor
Chandos CHAN 10244
4:22 p.m.
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Winnipeg II from 49th Parallel BUY BBC Philharmonic; Rumon Gamba, conductor
Chandos CHAN 10244
4:23 p.m.
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Nazi March from 49th Parallel BUY BBC Philharmonic; Rumon Gamba, conductor
Chandos CHAN 10244
4:26 p.m.
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Prelude from 49th Parallel BUY BBC Philharmonic; Rumon Gamba, conductor
Chandos CHAN 10244
4:29 p.m.
Aaron Copland: Grandfather's Tale from The Red Pony BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; John Williams, conductor
Sony SK 64 147
4:30 p.m.
Gothic Voices BUY ; Christopher Page, conductor
Hyperion UK CDA66238
4:31 p.m.
William Walton: Battle Music from Henry V BUY Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Andre Previn, conductor
Carlton Classics 6701862
4:37 p.m.
William Walton: Agincourt Carol from Henry V BUY Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Andre Previn, conductor
Carlton Classics 6701862
4:41 p.m.
Hugo Alfven: Introduction to A Country Tale BUY Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra; Niklas Willen, conductor
Naxos 8.558210-11
4:44 p.m.
Aaron Copland: Morning On The Ranch from The Red Pony BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; John Williams, conductor
Sony SK 64 147
4:49 p.m.
Aaron Copland: Grandfather's Tale from The Red Pony BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; John Williams, conductor
Sony SK 64 147
4:54 p.m.
Aaron Copland: Happy Ending from The Red Pony BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; John Williams, conductor
Sony SK 64 147
4:57 p.m.
Virgil Thomson: Finale of The River BUY Symphony of the Air; Leopold Stokowski, conductor
Vanguard VBD-385


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