La Scena Musicale

Friday, November 14, 2008

Todays's Birthdays in Music: November 14 (Copland, Mendelssohn-Hensel)

1900 - Aaron Copland, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S.A.; composer, pianist


"Hoedown" from the ballet Rodeo, arranged for piano by Copland (James Tocco, piano)

Andante from Copland's Clarinet Concerto (Richard Stolzman, clarinet; London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas)

1805 - Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel, Hamburg, Germany; composer, pianist

Life and Music

Klavierstücke for four hands (Duo Vela, Barcelona)

Diana Damrau sings Bergeslust

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