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3/2/2016 - "Clazzical" Music

3/2/2016 - "Clazzical" Music

Playing tracks by

Music Matters, Igor Stravinsky, Gunther Schuller, Henry Brant and William Albright.

Hosts: Nick Morandi, Diana Rosenblum, Aristea Mellos

This week, we hear works by classical composers that take inspiration from jazz. Pieces by Stravinsky, Schuller, Brant, and Albright.

Works:
Ebony Concerto, by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
Performers: Michel Arrignon, clarinet; Ensemble InterContemporain; Pierre Boulez, conductor

On Winged Flight: A Divertimento for Band, by Gunther Schuller (1925-2015)
I: Prelude
II: Pastorale
III: Nocturne
IV: Scherzo
V: Parody
Performers: Baylor University Wind Ensemble; Michael L. Haithcock, conductor

Jazz Clarinet Concerto, by Henry Brant (1913-2008)
Performers: Jacques Mertins, clarinet; Netherlands Wind Ensemble; Werner Herbers, conductor

Pit Band, by William Albright (1944-1998)
Performers: Taimur Sullivan, alto saxophone; Michael Lowenstern, bass clarinet; Marilyn Nonken, piano

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