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Oct. 04 2014

10-4-14 Music In Maryland. Gregory Miller…From Bach to Bernstein

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | 2 Comments

This week we are featuring Horn Soloist Gregory Miller and pianist Ernest Barretta in a recital recorded at the University of Maryland College Park Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.   This recording was designed to feature the Conn 8D horn that Gregory Miller purchased from his teacher Robert Fries.  Robert Fries, in addition to teaching Greg Miller, was also Co-Principal horn of the Philadelphia Orchestra and you can also hear his work on those excellent Mercury Living Presence recordings with Paul Paray and the Detroit Symphony.  Here is our program for tonight.

 
Reinhold Gliere:  Nocturne for Horn and Piano, Op. 35, No. 10
Franz Strauss: Nocturn0 for Horn and Piano, Op. 7
Alexander Scriabin: Romance for Horn and Piano
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750), arr. David Jolley: Nun Komm’ der Heiden Heiland
Reinhold GLiere: Intermezzo for Horn and Piano, Op. 35, No. 11
Richard Strauss: Introduction, Theme and Variations for Horn and Piano
Leonard Bernstein: Elegy for Mippy I
Robert Schumann: Adagio and Allegro for Horn and Piano, Op. 70
Felix Mendelssohn:  arr. Mason Jones: Andante from the Reformation Symphony
Franz Strauss: Theme and Variations for Horn and Piano, Op. 13
Gregory Miller plays the Conn 8D horn exclusively
Ernest Barretta piano

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