Music in the air, 1979 : American Airlines flights
NamesMarriner, Neville (Interviewee)Marriner, Neville (Conductor)Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (Performer)Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (Performer)Concertgebouworkest (Performer)
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Dates / OriginDate Created: 1979
Table of ContentsInterview -- Air from Suite no. 3 in D major / Bach -- Interview -- Canon a 3 on a ground in D / Pachelbel -- Interview -- Scherzo in in G minor from Octet in E♭ major, op 20 / Mendelssohn -- Serenade for string orchestra, n op. 22, in E major / Dvořák -- Interview -- Concerto in D major for string orchestra / Stravinsky -- Interview -- The Planets: Jupiter, the bringer of jollity and Neptune, the mystic / Holst.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-7-A 2959
TopicsMarriner, Neville -- InterviewsConductors (Music) -- EnglandMusic -- 17th centuryMusic -- 18th centuryMusic -- History and criticismChamber orchestra musicSuites (Orchestra) -- ExcerptsSuites (Chamber orchestra)Canons, fugues, etc. (String orchestra), ArrangedString orchestra music, ArrangedSymphonic poemsBach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Suites, orchestra, BWV 1068, D major. AirPachelbel, Johann, 1653-1706. Canon und Gigue, violins (3), continuo, P. 37, D major. Canon; arrangedMendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847. Octet, violins (4), violas (2), cellos (2), op. 20, E♭ major. Scherzo; arrangedDvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Serenades, string orchestra, op. 22, E major. ModeratoStravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Concertos, string orchestra, DHolst, Gustav, 1874-1934. Planets. JupiterHolst, Gustav, 1874-1934. Planets. Neptune
NotesSource note: Title and date from the original container.Performers: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th works) ; Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (5th work) ; Concertgebouw Orchestra (6th work) ; Neville Marriner, conductor.Venue: Recorded for American Airlines United States 1979 June-July.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 60 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., 1/2 track stereo ; 7 in
DescriptionTo be played on American Airlines flights during the months of June and July 1979, the recording intermingles interviews with conductor Marriner with musical works he conducts. The interview covers such topics as exploration of baroque music; Marriner's choice of repertoire; his engagement with Minnesota Orchestra, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, and other venues while leading the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields that he founded; his career from violinist to conductor; the limitations and capacities of classical musicians; and his high opinion of American orchestral musicians.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 908044108NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20611469Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5a342d60-b8be-0133-e004-60f81dd2b63c
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