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Week of October 14, 2013

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Hans Graf — conductor

SymphonyCast 10/14/2013 (Hour 1)
SymphonyCast 10/14/2013 (Hour 2)

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FAURÉ: 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.

Marly H. of Simi Valley, CA, won this week's encore contest by correctly picking out Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring.

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Hans Graf
Hans Graf
Gabriel Faure
Gabriel Faure
Maurice Ravel
Maurice Ravel
Franz Schubert
Franz Schubert