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Halloween Moon

October 31, 2014

Spooky Symphony

On Friday's Performance Today, we'll explore the symphonic side of Halloween. Concert highlights will include performances of the "Symphony Fantastique" by Hector Berlioz, Osvaldo Golijov's "Night of the Flying Horses," and music from 21st-century American composer, Jonathan Bartz.

Today's Playlist



hour 1

  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    Noch, Op. 60, No. 9 (Night)
    Mischa Maisky, cello; Pavel Gililov piano
    Vocalise: Russian Romances
    Deutsche Grammophon 5831
  • Arnold Schoenberg
    Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night), Op. 4
    Jaime Laredo and Bella Hristova, violins; Paul Neubauer and Beth Guterman, violas; Sharon Robinson and Gary Hoffman, cellos
    Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater, New York, NY
  • Arthur Foote
    A Night Piece
    Tara Helen O'Connor, flute; St. Lawrence String Quartet
    Spoleto Festival, Dock Street Theater, Charleston, SC
  • Osvaldo Golijov
    Night of the Flying Horses
    The Knights; Eric Jacobsen, conductor
    Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

hour 2

  • Manuel de Falla
    Cuatro Piezas Espanolas: 4. Andaluza
    Santiago Rodriguez, piano
    Spanish Album: Music by Falla, Turina, Lecuona
    Elan 2206
  • John Stevens
    Autumn
    Spanish Brass
    Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA
  • Geronimo Gimenez
    Intermedio
    Spanish Brass
    Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA
  • Manuel de Falla
    Danza Ritual del Fuego from El Amor Brujo
    Petar Jankovic Ensemble
    Round Top Guitar Festival, Round Top, TX
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-flat Major, Op. 26, "Funeral March": Mvmts 3, 4
    Llyr Williams, piano
    Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Hector Berlioz
    Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: 5. Songe d'une nuit de sabbat
    Aspen Festival Orchestra; Osmo Vanska, conductor
    Aspen Music Festival, Benedict Music Tent, Aspen, CO
  • Jonathan Bartz
    Diary of Private Lives
    Lauren Seidel, oboe; Megan Dvorak, English horn; St. Olaf Band: Timothy Mahr, conductor
    Skoglund Center Auditorium, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
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