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Compact Discoveries 199: Marvelous Movements

From: Fred Flaxman
Series: Compact Discoveries
Length: 58:01

Beautiful movements from classical pieces that most people -- even classical music lovers -- don't know, but would probably like if they heard them. Read the full description.

Cdslogo2inch_small The music includes the charleston movement from Martinu's jazz ballet, La revue de cuisine; the romance movement from Rachmaninoff's Quartet No. 1; the opening movement of Verdi's String Quartet in E Minor; the first movement of Frederic d'Erlanger's Violin Concerto in D Minor; the finale from Smetana's Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello; the first movement from Miaskovsky's String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor; and two songs for piano from Eugene Marlow's Sentiments d'Amour / Feelings of Love.

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The music includes the charleston movement from Martinu's jazz ballet, La revue de cuisine; the romance movement from Rachmaninoff's Quartet No. 1; the opening movement of Verdi's String Quartet in E Minor; the first movement of Frederic d'Erlanger's Violin Concerto in D Minor; the finale from Smetana's Trio for Piano, Violin and Cello; the first movement from Miaskovsky's String Quartet No. 13 in A Minor; and two songs for piano from Eugene Marlow's Sentiments d'Amour / Feelings of Love.

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This is a world premiere.

Transcript

Compact Discoveries®
a series of one-hour radio programs produced, written, hosted, and edited by Fred Flaxman
©2012 by Fred Flaxman

Program 199
"Marvelous Movements"

MUSIC: Martinu: opening of the “Dual” movement of La revue de cuisine: Ballet du Jazz (1927) performed by the Holst-Sinfonietta conducted by Klaus Simon [Naxos 8.572485, Track 18] [under the following]

Hello and welcome to Compact Discoveries. I’m your guide, Fred Flaxman. My theme for this hour is “Marvelous Movements.” That’s short for “marvelous movements from classical pieces that most people -- even classical music lovers -- don’t know, but would probably like if they heard them.” Some are by little-known composers, but most are little-known pieces by very famous composers.

MUSIC: down and out

Let’s start right away with this beautiful movement from a string quartet by one of the world’s most famous composers. C...
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