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Julian Bliss

Clarinettist Julian Bliss, who plays both classical and jazz clarinet, chooses pieces that show the influence of jazz on classical music. With compositions by Gershwin, Bartok, Bernstein, Copland and Stravinsky, who once agreed to write an 'easy-listening' piece for the Paul Whiteman band.

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Sat 3 Feb 2018 13:00

Music Played

  • George Gershwin

    Piano concerto In F major

    Performer: Peter Donohoe. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI : CDC 7-54280-2.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La Valse

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • RCO Records : RCO15002.
    • RCO Records.
    • 1.
  • George Gershwin

    Rhapsody in Blue

    Performer: James Levine. Orchestra: Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 477-9175.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 1.
  • Béla Bartók

    Contrasts

    Performer: Benny Goodman. Performer: Béla Bartók. Performer: Joseph Szigeti.
    • PEARL : GEM0057.
    • Pearl.
    • 5.
  • Aaron Copland

    Concerto for clarinet, strings, harp and piano

    Performer: Sabine Meyer. Orchestra: Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. Director: Ingo Metzmacher.
    • Warner Classics : 2435566525.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 1.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Symphonic Dances from 'West Side Story'

    Orchestra: New York Philharmonic. Conductor: Leonard Bernstein.
    • CBS : MK-42263.
    • CBS.
    • 2.
  • Gunther Schuller

    Kleiner Blauer Teufel (7 Studies on themes of Paul Klee)

    Orchestra: Minnesota Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • MERCURY : 434-329-2.
    • MERCURY.
    • 8.
  • Reginald Foresythe

    Dodging a divorcee

    Performer: Reginald Foresythe. Performer: Benny Goodman. Orchestra: Reginald Forsythe Orchestra.
    • Columbia : FB 1031.
    • Columbia.
    • 1.
  • Mark-Anthony Turnage

    Elegy for Andy (Blood on the Floor)

    Performer: John Scofield. Performer: Peter Erskine. Performer: Martin Robertson. Orchestra: Ensemble Modern. Conductor: Peter Rundel.
    • DECCA : 455-2922.
    • DECCA.
    • 6.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Scherzo a la Russe

    Orchestra: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 4534582.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Art Tatum

    Humoresque (after Dvorak)

    Performer: Art Tatum.
    • Classics : Classics 560.
    • Classics.
    • 14.

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