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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000152.txt from 2000/09

Subj: Re: [kl] Too Bad for Schoenberg
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2000 12:12:42 -0400

Dan wrote:
Gershwin, and, so the story goes, the two men were playing a lot of
tennis together in Los Angeles and Gershwin showed Schoenberg the ending
of his Rhapsodie in Blue and Schoenberg liked it so much, he emulated it
as the ending of Op. 43a to give honor to Gerswin.

Interesting. Someone else passed the quiz:

Music: # KCD-11047 Klavier
Note: Principally for band ; the 5th work for piano with band.
Alternate title: Cincinnati CCM Wind Symphony.
Performer William Black, piano (in the 5th work) ; Eugene Corporon, conductor.
Note: Recorded May 29-31, 1993, Corbett Auditorium.
Compact disc.
Program notes ([12] p.) inserted in container.
Contents: Celebration / Edward Gregson (6:32) -- Symphony no. 6, op. 69 / Vincent Persichetti (16:00) -- Theme and variations, op. 43a / Arnold Schoenberg (11:27) -- American games / Nicholas Maw (21:49) -- A rhapsody in blue : (original jazz band version as scored by Ferde Grofé) / George Gershwin (17:38).

Mark C.

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