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Classical Notes: March 27, 2012 Archive

Roll Credits: 03/26/2012

Posted at 11:54 AM on March 27, 2012 by ClassicalMPR (1 Comments)
Filed under: Programs, Roll Credits

Mikos Rozsa: Sinbad Battles and Finale from The Golden Voyage of Sinbad
City or Prague Phil/Kenneth Alwyn
Silva 1056

Nino Rota: The Godfather Finale
Studio Orchestra
MCA 10231 3:50

Bernstein: Finale and End Credits West Side Story
Sony 89226
Original Soundtrack re-release

Maurice Jarre: Is Paris Burning?
BBC Concert Orchestra/Jarre
RCA 35793

Rodgers and Hammerstein: Finale to Oklahoma
Soundtrack
Angel 27350

Rodgers and Hammerstein: So Long, Farewell and Climb Every Mountain
Sound of Music Soundtrack
RCA PCD1-2005

Henry Mancini: Pink Panther Theme
Boston Pops/Williams
Philips 47362

Irving Berlin: There's No Business Like Show Business
Boston Pops/Williams
Philips 438070

Richard Rodgers: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue

Irving Berlin: Easter Parade Finale
Judy Garland and Fred Astaire
CBS 45392

Meredith Willson:
Goodnight my Someone and 76 Trombones from The Music Man
Shirley Jones and Robert Preston
Warner Brothers 27158

Barry: Goldfinger End Credits

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Hoopes and Staruch in Willmar

Posted at 1:00 PM on March 27, 2012 by Daniel Gilliam
Filed under: Artists in Residence

Chad Hoopes and Steve Staruch started this week's residency in Willmar. Here's more from Steve:

The second week of the artist-in residence tour got off to a fine start in Willmar yesterday. Chad performed for two classes of young orchestral musicians (3-5th grades) who were not only wowed by Chad's virtuosity but also volunteered to tell him what their own passions were: one girl likes to dance, another loves riding horses, one boy loves playing football. I think they appreciated the message that each has a talent to developed and share. The middle school students who came to listen in the afternoon were in a completely different place in their lives. A lot more shy about asking questions, this group was also won over by Chad's warmth and commitment to his art. As always, I expect that Chad's short residency in these schools will have a ripple affect, creating a heightened sense of pride in and helping to develope the skills of these young orchestral musicians. If nothing else I think all learned that classical music can be...."cool" !

Brand New Mozart!

Posted at 2:58 PM on March 27, 2012 by Daniel Gilliam

April 1st isn't until Sunday, so I don't think this is a joke, but someone found a previously unknown work by Mozart in an attic. And here it is, played by Florian Birsak on a piano that belonged to Mozart, in Mozart's childhood home.