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Beethoven’s Complete Works for Piano and Orchestra

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Author Topic: More Alkan, Live in Recital: Madwoman on Seashore, Allegro Barbaro, Dead Parrot!  (Read 167 times)
orangesodaking
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« on: August 12, 2017, 11:39:59 PM »

Hello!! Here are three more Alkan presentations for you, live in concert: "Song of the Madwoman on the Seashore" from Preludes Op. 31, and Allegro Barbaro from 12 Etudes in all the Major Keys, Op. 35.



Also, I am a conducting student, so I asked eight of my talented friends to help me put together a performance of Alkan's most bizarre and humorous composition, Funeral March on the Death of a Parrot for SATB voices, three oboes, and bassoon. Here is a video of that, if you are interested.

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« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2017, 04:38:52 PM »

Very nice, and a good combination of pieces. I've in fact never head the Funeral March before, though I seem to recall Raymond Lewenthal sang bass on a recording of it!

Thanks for these!
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« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2017, 06:32:29 PM »

Very nice, and a good combination of pieces. I've in fact never head the Funeral March before, though I seem to recall Raymond Lewenthal sang bass on a recording of it!

Thanks for these!

He sang the bass mini-recit after the double-reed introduction, and he did it down an octave! But he had a chorus of opera singers, and the basses in the opera chorus sang the bass line. I'm glad you enjoyed it.
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