Early Clarinet Evergreens

Martin-Frost-2For Wednesday, February 21 on KKFI 90.1 FM or streaming at kkfi.org, 9:00-11:30pm CST, Early Clarinet Evergreens.

But first, this from Acker Bilk: I look at my clarinet sometimes and I think, I wonder what’s going to come out of there tonight? You never know.

Well, tonight we will begin to find out.

We’ll hear:

1. W.A. Mozart – Clarinet Concerto in A major K622 – Wolfgang Meyer clarinet, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt conducting

2. Claude Debussy – Premiere Rhapsodie L116 – Franklin Cohen clarinet, The Cleveland Orchestra conducted by Pierre Boulez

3. Paul Ben-Haim – Pastorale Variee for Clarinet, Harp and String Orchestra Op31b – David Drosinos clarinet, Saint Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Lande conducting

4. Aaron Copland – Sonata for Clarinet – Michael Rowlett clarinet, Stacy Rodgers piano

5. Carl Nielsen – Clarinet Concerto Op. 57 – Martin Frost clarinet, Lahti Symphony Orchestra conducted by Osmo Vanska

6. Johannes Brahms – Clarinet Quintet in B minor Op. 115, Karl Leister clarinet and the Amadeus Quartet

The photo is of Martin Frost.

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