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In Flanders Fields: A Commemoration of Composers of World War I

via Wikimedia Commons
American Cemetary and Memorial at Flanders Fields

Alan McLellan hosts a special Armistice and Veterans Day program in commemoration of World War I era composers and in remembrance for those who gave their lives in war.

On the program:

George Butterworth - On The Banks of Green Willow
London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox, cond.

Ralph Vaughan Williams - Piano Quintet in C minor
Alexander Gurning, piano, Dora Schwarzberg, violin, Nora Romanoff, viola; Jorge Bosso, cello, Enrico Fagone, double bassConcert performance from 2012 Lugano Festival

Maurice Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin
SWR Symphony, Stuttgart; Stephane Deneve, cond.Concert Recording from Beethovensaal, Stuttgart

Claude Debussy, orch. Robin Holloway - En Blanc et Noir
Radio France Philharmonic, Alexander Vedernikov, cond.Radio France Philharmonic concert recording

Igor Stravinsky - L'histoire du Soldat
Kaja Dancowska, violin; MIchel Lethiec, clarinet; Yeol Eum Son, pianoConcert Recording from the Grand Hall, Royal Castle, Warsaw

Ralph Vaughan Williams - Concerto for Oboe and Strings
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Manze, conductor; Nicholas Daniel, oboe
Concert recording at the Empire Theatre, Inverness, Scotland

This concert is no longer available.