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National Educational radio presents the eleventh in a series of broadcasts of regular subscription concerts especially selected from the archives of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Recorded by the 100 man organization and its permanent home to Henry and it's a Ford Auditorium located in Detroit's Civic Center. The programs in this series are being produced by the University of Michigan broadcasting service for national educational radio and regret in aid from the National Home Library Foundation. And in cooperation with management and the orchestra Committee of the symphony and the Detroit Federation of Musicians. Concerts in the series of 13 broadcasts of being conducted by Sexton elling prominent musical director and conductor of the orchestra hall Perrette conductor emeritus and multiple associate director. Conductor for today's concert is sixth in L.A. and he has chosen for his program the variations on a theme by Haydn by honest Brahms the Symphony Number three subtitled facets by Bloom Dahl. And in conclusion the Concerto for Orchestra by Bela Bartok.
Although originally intended as an orchestral piece the variations on a theme by Haydn was first composed for two pianos. Doubtless its original form can be attributed to the fact that four handed two piano arrangements of orchestral scores were extremely popular during the late 19th century. The musicologist Paul Henry Lange calls Brahms the Lord Keeper of the seal of classic heritage as he focused his creative energies upon a form that dates from the 16th century. The idea for the variations was planted in the mind of the composer during his visit with Paul Fred man who in 1870 was engaged in writing his monumental biography of Haydn. Polish ode Brahms the Haydn devote amental in B-flat for wind instruments Brahms Paul relates was so taken with the unusual pattern of five and four major phrases that is said to have copied it off at once. But it was not until three years later 1873 that he utilized this thematic material.
Brahms travel to St.. On the Steinbeck as a at the foot of the Alps in May of 1873. Here he quietly devoted himself to composition and one of the results of this fruitful summer was the variations on a field by Haydn. The premier performance took place in Vienna in November of that year 1873. The work comprises a theme variations. And the finale. 16 elling now conducts the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in the opening work on today's broadcast variations on a theme by Haydn Opus 56. Yeah.
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Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Brahms, Blomdahl, and Bartok, part 1
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University of Michigan
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University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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Episode Description
This program, the first of four parts, presents part of a concert that included performances of pieces by Brahms, Blomdahl, and Bartok. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Sixten Ehrling.
Series Description
Detroit Symphony Orchestra concert series, recorded at the Ford Auditorium on the Detroit Riverfront.
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Conductor: Ehrling, Sixten
Performing Group: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Producing Organization: University of Michigan
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University of Maryland
Identifier: 66-42-11 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:23:04
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