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Album of the Year, the 28th annual classical Grammy Awards radio special
Additional title: Bhagavadgītā
Tilson Thomas, Michael, 1944- (Performer)
Bream, Julian (Performer)
Arrau, Claudio, 1903-1991 (Performer)
Walker, Sarah, 1943- (Performer)
Chailly, Riccardo, 1953- (Conductor)
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 (Librettist)
Kallman, Chester, 1921-1975 (Librettist)
Dam, José van (Performer)
Vejzović, Dunja, 1943- (Performer)
Karajan, Herbert von (Conductor)
Te Kanawa, Kiri (Performer)
Tate, Jeffrey (Conductor)
Shaw, Robert, 1916-1999 (Conductor)
Gautier, Théophile, 1811-1872 (Lyricist)
Ameling, Elly (Performer)
Horne, Marilyn (Performer)
Foster, Lawrence, 1941- (Conductor)
Galway, James (Performer)
Galway, James (Host)
Chung, Myung-Whun, 1953- (Conductor)
Conlon, James, 1950- (Conductor)
Slatkin, Leonard (Conductor)
Ma, Yo-Yo, 1955- (Performer)
Previn, André, 1929- (Conductor)
Miles-Kingston, Paul (Performer)
Brightman, Sarah, 1960- (Performer)
Maazel, Lorin, 1930-2014 (Conductor)
Keene, Christopher (Conductor)
Slawson, Brian (Arranger)
Slawson, Brian (Performer)
Perlman, Itzhak, 1945- (Performer)
Sanders, Samuel (Performer)
Conlon, James, 1950- (Host)
Slatkin, Leonard (Speaker)
Tilson Thomas, Michael, 1944- (Speaker)
Jowett, John (Producer)
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor (Performer)
Berliner Philharmoniker (Performer)
London Sinfonietta (Performer)
London Sinfonietta. Chorus (Performer)
English Chamber Orchestra (Performer)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (Performer)
Atlanta Symphony Chorus (Performer)
Orchestre philharmonique de Monte-Carlo (Performer)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Performer)
Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest (Performer)
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (Performer)
London Symphony Orchestra (Performer)
Wiener Philharmoniker (Performer)
Winchester Cathedral. Choir (Performer)
New York City Opera. Orchestra (Performer)
New York City Opera Choir (Performer)
MJI Radio Network (Distributor)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1986-02-24
Table of Contents
Musical works played during the program. Part 1. Preludes for piano, no. 1 (of 3) / George Gershwin (Michael Tilson Thomas, piano) -- 3 dances for guitar: Galliardas ; Passacalles ; Canarios, from the album "Guitarra: the guitar in Spain" / Gaspar Sanz (Julian Bream, guitar) -- Scherzo no. 3 in C sharp minor, op. 39 / Frédéric Chopin (Claudio Arrau, piano) -- Excerpt from the opera The rake's progress / Igor Stravinsky ; libretto by W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman ; based on the series of paintings by Hogarth (Sarah Walker ; London Sinfonietta and Sinfonietta Chorus ; Ricardo Chailly, conductor) -- Love duet from the finale of act II, from the opera The flying Dutchman (German: Der fliegende Holländer) / libretto and music by Richard Wagner ; based on a story from: "Memoiren des Herrn von Schnabelewopski" by Heinrich Heine (José Van Dam and Dunja Vejzović, singers ; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra ; Herbert von Karajan, conductor; Vienna State Opera Chorus) -- Là-haut, sur le rocher, from Chants d'Auvergne (Series 5) / Joseph Canteloube (Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Jeffrey Tate, conductor) -- L'île inconnue, from "Les nuits d'été," song cycle for voice and piano (or orchestra), H. 81 (Op. 7) / music by Hector Berlioz ; poems by Théophile Gautier (Elly Ameling, soprano ; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra ; Robert Shaw, conductor). Part 2. Oh! Mon Fernand, from La favorite / Gaetano Donizetti (Marilyn Horne, soprano ; Philharmonic Orchestra of Monte Carlo ; Lawrence Foster, conductor) -- 1st movement of Concerto for flute and orchestra (originally composed for violin and orchestra) / Aram Khachaturian (James Galway, flute ; [Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Myung-Whun Chung, conductor]) -- Opening of the Mephisto valse / Franz Liszt (Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra ; James Conlon, conductor) -- Midnight music and the Waltz, from the ballet Cinderella / music by Sergey Prokofiev (Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra ; Leonard Slatkin, conductor) -- Allegro molto (2nd movement) of the Cello concerto in E minor, Op. 85 / Edward Elgar (Yo-Yo Ma, violoncello ; London Symphony Orchestra ; André Previn, conductor) -- Tuba mirum, from the Requiem = Messa da Requiem / Giuseppe Verdi (Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor ; Wiener Philharmoniker ; Herbert von Karajan, conductor) -- Tuba mirum, from the Requiem, Op. 5 = Grande Messe des morts / Hector Berlioz (Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus ; Robert Shaw, conductor) -- Pie Jesu, from the Requiem / Andrew Lloyd Webber (Sarah Brightman, soprano ; Paul Miles-Kingston, boy soprano ; Winchester Cathedral Choir ; English Chamber Orchestra ; Lorin Maazel, conductor) -- opening of act 2, scene 1: Confrontation and rescue, from the opera Satyagraha / music by Philip Glass (New York City Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; Christopher Keene, conductor) -- Winter, from Four seasons / Antonio Vivaldi ; Brian Slawson, arranger (Brian Slawson, percussionist). Part 3. 1st movement (Allegro risoluto) of Sonatina in G major, for violin and piano, op. 100 / Antonín Dvořák (Itzhak Perlman, violin ; Samuel Sanders, piano).
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC-A 1582
Gautier, Théophile, 1811-1872 -- Musical settings
Mahatma, Gandhi, 1869-1948 -- Drama
Award presentations
Grammy Awards
Piano music
Sonatas (Violin and piano) -- Excerpts
Violin and piano music
Guitar music
Operas -- Excerpts
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Folk songs, French -- France -- Auvergne
Concertos (Flute), Arranged
Orchestral music
Ballets -- Excerpts
Concertos (Cello) -- Excerpts
Requiems -- Excerpts
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Percussion music, Arranged
Sanz, Gaspar, 1640-1710. Instrucción de música sobre la guitarra española. Gallardas, D minor
Sanz, Gaspar, 1640-1710. Instrucción de música sobre la guitarra española. Passacaglia, A minor
Sanz, Gaspar, 1640-1710. Instrucción de música sobre la guitarra española. Canarios, D major
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849. Scherzos, piano, no. 3, op. 39, C♯ minor
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Rake's progress. Selections
Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Fliegende Holländer. Wie aus der Ferne
Canteloube, Joseph, 1879-1957. Chants d'Auvergne. Là-haut, sur le rocher
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869. Nuits d'été. Île inconnue
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Preludes, piano (1926). No. 1
Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Sonatina, violin, piano, op. 100, G major. Allegro risoluto
Donizetti, Gaetano, 1797-1848. Favorite. O mon Fernand
Khachaturi︠a︡n, Aram, 1903-1978. Concertos, violin, orchestra, D minor; arranged. Selections
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Episoden aus Lenau's Faust. Tanz in der Dorfschenke
Prokofiev, Sergey, 1891-1953. Zolushka. Valʹs
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934. Concertos, cello, orchestra, op. 85, E minor. Allegro molto
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Messa da Requiem. Tuba mirum
Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869. Grande Messe des morts. Tuba mirum
Lloyd Webber, Andrew, 1948- Requiem. Pie Jesu
Glass, Philip. Satyagraha. Selections
Vivaldi, Antonio, 1678-1741. Cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione. N. 4; arranged
Radio programs
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: produced and presented by MJI Radio Broadcasting Network ; written and produced by John Jowett.
Source note: Title from original cassette label.
Venue: Broadcast on MJI Radio Broadcasting Network [1986 February 24] [Los Angeles, Calif.]
Language: Spoken in English, sung in various languages.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 audiocassettes (approximately 103 min.) : analog, stereo
Prominent musicians, James Galway, James Conlon, Michael Tilson Thomas, and Leonard Slatkin talk about the 28th annual classical Grammy Awards (held on February 25, 1986), and introduce nominees for the best Album of the Year [1985] in various musical categories, excerpts of which are played during the program.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 927317038
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20828651
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b84f490-b92d-0133-3f65-60f81dd2b63c
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