Varations on a Theme – Playlist for 6th March 2011

Written by on March 5, 2011

Cities

Cities play an immense role in society and in fact the evolution of societies and the shaping of specific cultures.  This week’s show features works that are all inspired by specific cities.

Composer
Title
Haydn
Symphony No. 104 (London), IVth Movement
George Gerhswin
An American in Paris, Tone Poem for Orchestra
Franz Liszt
Première Année – Suisse – Les Cloches De Genève
Ottorini Respighi
I pini di Roma: i pini della Via Appia
Mozart
Symphony No. 38 in D, K 504, "Prague": Finale (Presto)
Sergei Prokofiev
Piano Sonata No.7 in B-flat, op.83 (Stalingrad)
Steve Reich
New York Counterpoint – Movement 1
Ralph Vaughan Williams
A London Symphony (Symphony No.2 – 1913) – IV Andante con moto

 

 


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