Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Hans Graf — conductor
SymphonyCast 04/11/2011 (Hour 1)
SymphonyCast 04/11/2011 (Hour 2)
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FAURE: Suite from Pelleas and Melisande, Opus 80
RAVEL: Ma Mere l'Oye (Mother Goose) Ballet Music
SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 4 in C Minor, D. 417 Tragic
BRITTEN: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Douglas Boyd, conductor
SPCO Live Recording 090926
It's possible that Schubert would be amazed - or at least surprised - that these days we're listening to his symphonies. He wrote his fourth when he was just 19, and while it's labeled "Tragic" it has a bounce and jauntiness that only a kid could create.
Sonora M. of Pennsauken, NJ won last week's encore contest by correctly id'ing Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring by Bach.
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