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The MacDowell Colony (1907-)

Part Three

Wednesday 16 January 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Wednesday 16 January 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod continues his exploration of the musical history of the MacDowell Colony.

Duration:

1 hour

MacDowell Colony



Colony Hall Exterior



Colony Hall Interior



Mixters Studio, occupied by animator Corrie Francis



Tombstones of former Veltin Studio residents


Cabins are sympathetically built around rocks

Playlist

MacDowell: Confidence (words MacDowell)
Steven Tharp (tenor) James Barbagallo (piano)
Track 29, Marco Polo 8223866

Bauer: Allegretto (1st movement) from Concertino for Oboe, Clarinet and Strings, op.32B (1939-43)
Ambache Ensemble
Track 2, Naxos 8559253

Beach: String Quartet in One Movement op89
Ambache Ensemble
Track 1, Chandos Chan 10162

Talma: The Ambient Air for Flute, Violin, Cello and Piano (1983)
1: Echo Chamber
2: Driving Rain
3: Creeping Fog
4: Shifting Winds
Ambache Chamber Ensemble, director Diana Ambache
Tracks 1 to 4, Naxos 8559236

Crawford Seeger : Suite for Five Wind Instruments and Piano (1927, rev. 1929)
Jayn Rosenfeld (flute), Marsha Heller (oboe), John Craig Barker (clarinet), Daniel Grabois (French horn), Cynde Iverson (bassoon), Cheryl Seltzer (piano), Joel Sachs (conductor)
Tracks 1 to 3, Naxos 8559197

Talma: Now I lay me down to sleep from Soundshots for Piano
Piano: Diana Ambache
Track 15, Naxos 8559236




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