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A Touch of Classics: Episode 6—Introduction (03:31)


Rebecca Evans identifies guest performers and sings "In Trutina" from "Carmina Burana" by Carl Orff. The work is set to medieval lyrics. A woman wonders if she should submit to her desires.

Wayne Marshall (08:40)

Marshall was organist in residence at Bridgewater Hall in 1996. He performs "Variations on 'I Got Rhythm'" by George Gershwin. He discusses practice, concerts, and balancing multiple musical pursuits.

"So Pretty" (02:20)

Leonard Bernstein wrote the piece in protest of the Vietnam War. It premiered at the Broadway for Peace Concert.

"Storm" (04:26)

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs the piece from Benjamin Britten's "Peter Grimes." A fisherman is afraid to return to town; he is suspected of murder.

Ole Edvard Antonsen (06:01)

Antonsen performs the first movement from Haydn's "Trumpet Concerto in E Flat". It was the first concerto written for a trumpet with valves, which enabled a greater range of notes. He explains how he chose the trumpet and how the instrument ages.

"Deh Vieni, non Tardar" (03:32)

Evans sings an aria from "Marriage of Figaro" by Mozart. Susanna expresses her love for Figaro.

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A Touch of Classics: Episode 6

Part of the Series : A Touch of Classics
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Rebecca Evans hosts a series of programs depicting unique blends of classical music that range from Beethoven to Bernstein. The final episode features music from Carl Orff, George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Benjamin Britten, Haydn, and Mozart. Performers include: Evans, Wayne Marshall, Ole Edvard Antonsen, and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Length: 30 minutes

Item#: BVL138767

ISBN: 978-1-64347-111-2

Copyright date: ©1997

Closed Captioned

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