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Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

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2/5. Wartime in Hollywood. Donald Macleod looks at Stravinsky's early years in America, when as a refugee in Los Angeles he found himself rubbing shoulders with Marlene Dietrich and Greta Garbo , but having to face up to commercial pressures to earn a living.
The Star Spangled Banner London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas Tango Peter Hill (piano)
Circus Polka (Fora Young Elephant)
LSO, conductor Michael Tilson Thomas Four Norwegian Moods
New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the composer Kyrie; Gloria (Mass)
Nicholas Jones (treble), Andrew Giles (alto), Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, London Sinfonietta, conductor Simon Preston Symphony in Three Movements City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, conductor Simon Rattle Repeated at 10pm

Contributors

Unknown: . Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Marlene Dietrich
Unknown: Greta Garbo
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Piano: Peter Hill
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
Unknown: Nicholas Jones
Unknown: Andrew Giles
Conductor: Simon Preston
Conductor: Simon Rattle

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Composer of the Week: Stravinsky

BBC Radio 3, 23 June 2009 12.00






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