Episode #1316

Museum Pieces Revisited

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Monday, April 29, 2013

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. (suburbanslice/flickr)

Instruments at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City and Cincinnati's Museum Center at Union Terminal reveal two sides of the American organ builder's craft.

Program details:

G.F. HANDEL: Overture to An Occasional Oratorio –Stephen Tharp (Cincinnati Museum, r. 10/24/11).

WILLIAM SELBY: Fugue or Voluntary in D –Victoria Sirota (Metropolitan Museum, r. 4/12/12).

ARTHUR SULLIVAN: The Yeoman of the Guard Overture. RICHARD WAGNER: Pilgrim's Chorus, fr Tannhäuser –Rick Van Matre, saxophone; Peter Conte<. (Cincinnati Museum, r. 2005).

ROBERT SIROTA: Holy Ghosts…3 American hymn settings: Helmley-Semley-From Greenland's Icy Mountains (premiere) –Victoria Sirota (Metropolitan Museum).

FRANZ LISZT: Funérailles –Frédéric Champion (Cincinnati Museum, r. 4/23/12).

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