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Classical Notes: August 16, 2011 Archive

The proper etiquette when giving flowers...

Posted at 1:13 PM on August 16, 2011 by Alison Young

The first part of the paper I read each morning is the page with advice columns...just can't hold myself back. Miss Manners had some good advice this morning. I was going to read it on-air, but found it impossible to without cracking up. Here's a bit of it:

DEAR MISS MANNERS: Do you know the protocol for presenting bouquets of flowers to soloists when singing with a performing choir? Usually they seem to be given only to the women. Sometimes our group has chosen to present gentlemen with a bottle of wine. Is this proper?

GENTLE READER: Only if you want the audience to think a quick delivery of alcohol was promised as a reward for staying sober during the performance.

Roll Credits: August 15, 2011 - Oscars

Posted at 1:31 PM on August 16, 2011 by Phillip Drier (1 Comments)
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1. John Williams--Jurassic Park
Boston Pops/John Williams

2. Churchill/Morey--With a Smile and a Song from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Barbara Cook, vocal

3. John Williams--Flight to Neverland from Hook
Boston Pops/John Williams

4. Richard Rodney Bennett--Waltz from Murder on the Orient Express
Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra/John Mauceri

5. Howard Shore--The Prophecy from The Fellowship of the Ring
Unknown Orchestra

6. Leonard Rosenman--Star Trek IV, The Voyage Home: Main Title
Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel

7. John Williams--Duel of the Fates from Star Wars, Episode I: The Phantom Menace
London Symphony Orchestra/John Williams

8. Miklos Rozsa--Parade of the Charioteers from Ben Hur
Studio Orchestra/Miklos Rozsa

9. Harry Nilsson--I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City from Midnight Cowboy
Harry Nilsson, vocal

10. Richard Rodgers--Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra?John Mauceri

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On the Air This Week

Posted at 3:26 PM on August 16, 2011 by Rex Levang
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Highlights from August 16 to 23

Thursday, 3 pm hour: Regional Spotlight: From Moorhead, the Concordia Orchestra and cellist Dr. Gregory Hamilton
Sunday, 6 am: Pipedreams: Organ Plus
Sunday, 1 pm: SymphonyCast:The BBC Philharmonic, from the BBC Proms
Monday, 8 pm: Roll Credits: Oscar Music