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From the Archives - Surprise symphonies

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Brooke Knoll
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Enjoy an episode of surprise symphonies.

Hear symphonies by two contemporaries of Beethoven: one by an aspiring French symphonist, and another that suffered a case of mistaken identity for decades.

Compositions and Recordings

Symphony No. 2 in D Major
by Etienne Mehul
Michel Swierczewski with the Orchestra of the Gulbenkian Foundation

Symphony in C "Jena"
by Friedrich Witt
Matthias Bamert with the London Mozart Players

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Brooke Knoll is the digital audience specialist and on-air host for Classical KC. You can reach her at brooke@classicalkc.org.