WWFM Celebrating Bernard Herrmann

Herrmann Centenary Pt. 1 http://postclassical.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Part1Web.mp3 Herrmann Centenary Pt. 2http://postclassical.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Part2Web.mp3 LISTENING GUIDE PART I 5:08: Bernard Herrmann speaks -- irascibly 6:33: His daughter Dorothy describes accompanying “Daddy” to Psycho 12:02: Herrmann’s Psycho Symphonic Narrative performed by PCE conducted by Angel Gil-Ordonez (DC premiere) 28:30: An influence on Psycho? Bartok’s Divertimento, movement 2 41:10: Herrmann’s Sinfonietta for [...]

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WWFM Copland and the Cold War

Copland and the Cold War Pt. 1http://postclassical.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/PCECopland090117Part1.mp3 Copland and the Cold War Pt. 2http://postclassical.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/PCECopland09017Part2.mp3 LISTENING GUIDE PART I – Copland the modernist turns populist 6:30 – Copland the wild man: Piano Variations (1930), performed by Benjamin Pasternack on Naxos 22:00 – Copland speaks at a Communist picnic in Minnesota (1934) 28:00 –  “Into the Streets” [...]

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