Shostakovich Trio No. 2 at Washington National Cathedral

Shostakovich Trio No. 2 performed at Washington National Cathedral in PostClassical Ensemble's MUSIC IN WARTIME Recorded at Washington National Cathedral on December 7, 2017 during the program MUSIC IN WARTIME: A Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration. Alexander Shtarkman, piano Netanel Draiblate, violin Benjamin Capps, cello Shostakovich Trio No. 2http://postclassical.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Shostakovich-Trio-No.-2.mp3

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PCE December Newsletter

BEHROUZ JAMALI is now PCE's Resident Documentarian As you may have noticed, the last PCE trailer – Joe Horowitz talking about Schoenberg’s Ode to Napoleon – was professionally produced. This is the work of Behrouz Jamali, who this season becomes our Resident Documentarian/Photographer. Actually, Behrouz has been filming PCE for some time. One of his [...]

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WWFM Celebrating Bernard Herrmann

Herrmann Centenary Pt. 1http://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 Strings [...]

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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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