BRIAN BELL

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Program #1: All-American (01:57:59)
From: WMNR

A program suitable for the 4th of July: American music that is loved or unfairly neglected, with a large dose of humor in many selections.
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Program #2: Early repertoire plus the Shostakovich 9th (01:57:59)
From: WMNR

We listen to some of the music that the BSO played during their first concerts in 1881, as well as enjoy one of their most recent Grammy award winning discs, the Shostakovich ...
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Program #3: Copland & Saint-Saens, April 1959 (01:57:59)
From: WMNR

April 1959 was a feast of great recordings, Copland conducting his Appalachian Spring and the Saint-Saens Organ Symphony with Charles Munch. The program also features Erich ...
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Program #4: Great Soviet soloists (01:57:59)
From: WMNR

Beginning in 1955, the Soviet Union allowed some of their greatest musicians to perform and record in the United States. We hear three who came to Boston: David Oistrakh, ...
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Program #5: Great traditions (01:57:59)
From: WMNR

We explore music of four composers that the Boston Symphony has a special affinity for: Berlioz, Prokofiev, Sibelius and Ravel.