British/Argentine Composer Polo Piatti is the special guest on The Third Floor: #294

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Sun, 03/14/2021 - 8:00am to 11:00am
A very special program this week on TTF, featuring English-Argentine composer Polo Piatti. I’ll be playing a number of selections from his celebrated recording, Sentimental Journey, and the composer himself will share some insights into his art.

TTF Program 294

March 14, 2020

Hour One 

Paulus:  Hymn to the Eternal Flame (Margaret Walker, soprano; The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge; dir. Stephen Layton) 2:08

Brahms:  Intermezzo in A major, op. 118 #2 (Ivo Pogorelich) 8:51

Rubbra:  Tenebrae -- First Nocturne op. 72 (The Sixteen, dir. Harry Christophers) 11:38

Schoenberg:  Transfigured Night, op. 4 (Berlin Philharmonic, dir. Herbert von Karajan) 29:55

Hour Two

Piatti:  Once Upon A Train (City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, dir. Polo Piatti) 2:20

Through the Gates (City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, dir. Polo Piatti) 5:31

The Rider (City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, dir. Polo Piatti) 3:44

The Distant Shore (City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, dir. Polo Piatti) 2:35

The Girl, The Flower, and the Bee  City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, dir. Polo Piatti) 2:52

Still Life Goes On (City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, dir. Polo Piatti) 6:56

Verdi:  Lauda Alla Virgine and Chorus of Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco (The Cambridge Singers, dir. John Rutter, and, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, dir. Sir George Solti) 4:37

Piatti:  Farewell

Hour Three 

Schubert:  Ave Maria (Renee Fleming, soprano; Christoph Eschenbach, piano) 8:04

Saint-Saens:  Piano Concerto (Pascal Roge, piano; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, dir. Charles Dutoit) 29:04

Britten:  Simple Symphony, op. 4 (English String Orchestra, dir. William Boughton) 16:51

 

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