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A taster's choice

January 28, 2000



How to sample modern orchestral music? Here's an eclectic list of short works that span the century.

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The Unanswered Question - Charles Ives

Classical Symphony - Sergei Prokofiev

La Valse - Maurice Ravel

Music for Strings, Percussion, & Celeste - Bla Bartk

Circus Polka - Igor Stravinsky

Symphonic Metamorphoses - Paul Hindemith

Appalachian Spring - Aaron Copland

Knoxville: Summer of 1915 - Samuel Barber

Overture to Candide - Leonard Bernstein

Threnody - Krzysztof Penderecki

Pied Piper Fantasy - John Corigliano

Short Ride in a Fast Machine - John Adams

The Shadows of Time - Henri Dutilleux

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