Program Notes: Mahler’s Fifth Symphony

Herald, Holler and Hallelujah! (Colorado premiere, co-commission) Wynton Marsalis Born October 18, 1961, in New Orleans, LA Herald, Holler and Hallelujah, a fanfare for brass and percussion, is a co-commission from symphony orchestras of New Jersey, Cincinnati,...

Program Notes: Danish String Quartet

Chacony in G Minor Henry Purcell (arr. Benjamin Britten) Purcell: Born September 10, 1659, in Westminster, England; died there November 21, 1695 Britten: Born November 22, 1913, in Lowestoft, England; died December 4, 1976, in Aldeburgh, England Henry Purcell, one of...

Program Notes: Brahms’ Clarinet Quintet

Flute Quartet in D Major, K.285 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Born January 27, 1756, in Salzburg; died December 5, 1791, in Vienna Mozart completed his first quartet (K. 285) in Mannheim on Christmas Day of 1777. It is a compact work, light in spirit, and probably well...

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