Wednesday, May 23, 2007

New Classical WETA-FM Lite, In Nation's Capital, Deconstructs Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances While Also Unearthing An American Classical Music CD

Classical WETA-FM Lite, in the Nation's Capital, May 23, 2007:

7:35am: Symphonic Dance #1
Sergei Rachmaninoff
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin (conductor)
[Vox 3002]
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5:49pm: Overture to Shakespeare's "As You Like It"
John Knowles Paine
New York Philharmonic
Zubin Mehta (conductor)
[New World 374]
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Missing in Action at Sharon Rockefeller's new Classical WETA-FM Lite, in the Nation's Capital : John Knowles Paine, George Chadwick, Horatio Parker, Arthur Foote, Edward MacDowell, Amy Beach, Charles Ives, Aron Copland, and dozens of other American classical composers.

Photo credit: Harvard University Chorale. With thanks.


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