Symphony of a Thousand: #276

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Sun, 11/08/2020 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Great show for you this week with music from Bach, Chopin, Boyce, Buxtehude, Glazunov, and Haydn, but the main work, and the only featured work on this week’s program is Gustav Mahler’ Symphony #8, the Symphony of a Thousand.

TTF Program 276

November 8, 2020

Hour One 

Bach:  Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft (The Monteverdi Choir; The English Baroque Soloists; dir. John Eliot Gardiner) 3:15

Chopin: Etude, op. 10 #4 (Vladimir Horowitz) 2:00

Paul Lewis: Rosa Mundi (Royal Ballet Sinfonia, dir. Gavin Sutherland) 3:36

Boyce:  Symphony #2 in A (English String Orchestra, dir. William Boughton) 5:09

Buxtehude:  Sonata #7 in E minor (John Holloway, violin; Jaap ter Linden, viola da gamba; Lars Ulrick Mortensen, cello) 6:27

Glazunov:  Solemn Overture (Russian National Orchestra, dir. Mikhail Pletnev) 9:11

Fernando Sor:  Folies d’Espagne et un Menuet, Follies of Spain and Minuet (Marc Teicholz, guitar) 5:50

Haydn:  Symphony #4 in d major (Heidelberger Sinfoniker, dir. Thomas Fey) 15:15

Hour Two  

Mendelssohn:  String Symphony #7 (English String Orchestra, dir. William Boughton) 19:09

Mahler:  Symphony #8 Part One (Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Arleen Auger, sopranos; Yvonee Minton, Helen Watts, contraltos; Rene Kollo, tenor; John Shirley-Quirk, baritone; Martti Talvela, bass; Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Sängerknaben, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, dir. Sir Georg Solti)   23:00

Hour Three

 Mahler:  Symphony #8 Part Two (Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Arleen Auger, sopranos; Yvonee Minton, Helen Watts, contraltos; Rene Kollo, tenor; John Shirley-Quirk, baritone; Martti Talvela, bass; Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Singverein, Wiener Sängerknaben, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, dir. Sir Georg Solti)   56:00

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