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Annus Mirabilis

Donald Macleod looks at the year 1947 - a frenetic year for Waxman, even by his own standards - where he found time to launch the Los Angeles Music Festival, promote the career of a young Isaac Stern, conduct across the world and write one of his finest film scores.

Enescu, arr Waxman: Roumanian Rhapsody No 1
Mark Kaplan (violin)
Orquestra Simfonica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya
Lawrence Foster (conductor)

Fantasy on Themes from Bizet's Carmen
Isaac Stern (violin)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Franz Waxman (conductor)

Auld Lang Syne - Variations, for string trio and piano
Members of the Kremerata Baltica

Rhapsody for piano and orchestra (The Paradine Case - film score)
David Buechner (piano)
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
James Sedares (conductor)

Tristan and Isolde Fantasia
Chloe Hanslip (violin)
Charles Owen (piano)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin (conductor).

1 hour

Last on

Tue 20 May 2008 20:45

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