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Britten's orchestra and Hindemith's metamorphosis

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Composers Benjamin Britten and Paul Hindemith

Michael Stern and Dan Margolies celebrate the November birthdays of Paul Hindemith and Benjamin Britten. We'll hear three works from Britten including the ever popular "Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra," as well as Hindemith's "Symphonic Metamorphosis" and "Les preludes" by Franz Liszt.

Hosts

Michael Stern
Dan Margolies

Program

Les préludes
by Franz Liszt
Live performance, October 2013

Peter Grimes - Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia
by Benjamin Britten

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
by Benjamin Britten

Sinfonia Da Requiem
by Benjamin Britten

From the album "Britten's Orchestra"

Symphonic Metamorphosis
by Paul Hindemith

From the album "Miraculous Metamorphosis"

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