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From the Archives - Autumn music

Johannes Plenio
Ludwig van Beethoven.

Vivaldi wasn’t the only composer to write music about the seasons. This week we have contrasting selections - not by Vivaldi - but all celebrating the wonderful time of year that is autumn.

Compositions and Recordings

November Woods
by Sir Arnold Bax
John Wilson with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

In Autumn, Op. 11
by Edvard Grieg
Neeme Järvi with the Gothenburg Symphony

Comes Autumn Time
by Leo Sowerby
Mstislav Rostropovich with the National Symphony

Autumn from "The Seasons"
by Alexander Glazunov
Robert Irving with the Concert Arts Orchestra

by Cecile Chaminade
Jose Serebrier with the Royal Philharmonic, Michael Guttman

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
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