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Weekend of July 18, 2009

Pictures from 15 perspectives

By Leonard Slatkin's count, there are over 80 different orchestrations of Modest Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition." He tapped into 15 of them to create a unique version of the work. He leads the Nashville Symphony in a performance of it at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville.

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hour 1

  • Hildegard von Bingen
    Veni Creator Spiritus
    Anonymous 4
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, Op. 127: IV. Allegro - Allegro comodo
    St. Lawrence String Quartet
    Menlo, California
  • Modest Mussorgsky (compiled by Leonard Slatkin):
    Pictures at an Exhibition
    Nashville Symphony; Leonard Slatkin, conductor
    Nashville, TN

hour 2

  • J.S. Bach
    Orchestral Suite, No. 1 BWV 1066 (arr. Reger for Piano Duo)
    Evelinde Trenker, piano; Sontraud Speidel, piano
  • Sidney Homer
    General William Booth Enters Into Heaven
    Thomas Hampson, baritone; Craig Rutenberg, piano
    Minnesota Beethoven Festival, Winona, MN
  • Robert Schumann
    Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major, Op. 38 ("Spring")
    Grand Teton Festival Orchestra; Steven Sloane, conductor
    Walk Festival Hall, Teton Village, Wyoming
  • Robert Schumann (trans. Franz Liszt)
    Chetan Tierra, piano
    Preliminary Round, Van Cliburn Competition 2009
  • J.S. Bach
    Bourree in G minor from English Suite No. 2
    River Oaks Chamber Orchestra; Alastair Willis, conductor
    The Church of St. John the Divine, Houston, TX
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