#149 In Memorium

From Stravinsky’s famous In Memoriam: Dylan Thomas to Hindemith’s Trauermusik, composers have long written their most personal and moving music as a tribute to a friend or great figure they admired.  We’ll remember several great personalities with musical tributes by modern day composers.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

William Mayer: Brass Quintet, II
Iowa Brass Quintet
CRI 767
3:16

Ross Harris: Symphony No. 4 “To the Memory of Mahinarangi Tocker” (excerpt)
Auckland Philharmonia/Brett Dean
Naxos 573044
6:47

David Maslanka: Concerto for Trombone and Wind Ensemble
  III. Be Content, Be Calm

Illinois State University Wind Symphony/Stephen K. Steele
Albany 1319
10:26

Fred Lerdahl: First String Quartet (excerpt)
Julliard String Quartet
CRI 551
5:01

David Lang: Memory Pieces for Solo Instruments: Cage
Andrew Zolinsky, p.
Cantaloupe Music 21073
5:55

Robert Paterson: Elegy (for Two Bassoons and Piano)
Charles McCracken & Gilbert Dejean, bassoons, Elizabeth DiFelice, p.
AMR 1032
10:37

Alex Shapiro: Perpetual Spark
Fifth House Ensemble
Cedille 148
6:55

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