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American Four Seasons

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Monday, August 23, 2010

On this broadcast from the Aspen Music Festival, it's the premiere of Philip Glass’s American Four Seasons, performed and conducted by violinist Robert McDuffie. Also, Nicholas McGegan and friends for Vivaldi's Concerto for Two Violins and Cello.

Program Details

Antonio Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Violins and Cello in D Minor, RV 565
Francis Poulenc - Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
Philip Glass - Violin Concerto "American Four Seasons"

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Comments [4]


Robert -- The American Four Seasons will be released on CD Oct. 12. Robert McDuffie, Marin Alsop, and the London Symphony. Details here:

Oct 12, check here:

Sep. 01 2010 01:57 PM


Unfortunately, none of the performances from this year's Aspen Music Festival are currently available for download or purchase.

Aug. 27 2010 10:11 AM
Robert T. Bartlett

Has "The American Four Seasons" been recorded? Is it available on CD and if so, what label? I could not find it on Amazon.

Aug. 25 2010 09:18 PM
Michael Meltzer

Good for McDuffie! Many happy returns to WQXR.

Aug. 23 2010 04:55 AM

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