THE STORY OF PERCUSSION IN THE ORCHESTRA – with the Rochester Philharmonic – Nexus Records 10306

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Bill Moyers, narrator

with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra


  1. Variation and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell (1947) by Benjamin Britten (Excerpts)
  2. Thésée Overture (1675) by Jean-Baptiste Lully (Excerpt)
  3. March for Kettledrums (1685) by Jacques Philidor (Excerpt)
  4. La Marche from Thésée (1675) by Jean-Baptiste Lully
  5. Janissary March (based on Mozart’s ‘Le Nozze Di Figaro’)
  6. Il Seraglio Overture (1782) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Excerpt)

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  7. Three Camps (Run Boys, Run) Traditional Drum Beating
  8. Sturm-Marsch from Wellington’s Victory (1813) by Ludwig van Beethoven
  9. Bolero – Spanish Danse No. 5 (ca. 1876) by Moritz Moszkowsky
  10. Fluffy Ruffles (1919) by George Hamilton Green
  11. The Birds (1983) by William L. Cahn

CREDITS

Recorded on April 23, 1992 at the Hochstein School of Music, Rochester, NY

and on June 30, 1992 at the studios of WNET in Manhattan

Executive Producer/Conductor: Bill Cahn

Recording Producer: Judith Sherman

Technical Assistant: Brian Regan

Artistic & Technical Director: Ray Dillard

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