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From the Archives - Strings on steroids

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Experience music for string orchestra.

Dynamic works by Ernest Bloch and Bela Bartok show that music for large string orchestras can be incredibly powerful, especially when interpreted by master conductors like Rafael Kubelik and Constantin Silvestri.

Compositions and Recordings

Concerto Grosso No. 1
by Ernest Bloch
Rafael Kubelik with the Chicago Symphony

Divertimento for Strings
by Bela Bartok
Constantin Silvestri with the Philharmonia Orchestra

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.