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Saturday, December 2, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Volkmar Andreae (1879–1962). Kleine Suite (1917) Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887–1959). Uirapurú (1917) Sergei Prokofiev… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection: 1917 in Review: Andreae, Villa-Lobos, Prokofiev

By written by Fleisher Collection    December 1, 2017   

Note: This broadcast took place on Saturday, November 4, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Felix Mendelssohn (1809–1847). Symphony No. 5, Reformation Johann Sebastian Bach… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection: Mendelssohn and Bach and Reformation

By written by Fleisher Collection    November 15, 2017   

As the world's largest circulating collection of orchestral performance sets (a part for each musician and a score for the conductor), the Fleisher Collection has come to occupy a unique… continue reading Cowell, Cage, and Crumb: How the Fleisher Collection Creates Music History

By written by Fleisher Collection    October 30, 2017   

When reading up on music history, it's often interesting to see how composers and performers of the day coexisted, often relating to each other and even working together. For example, pianist… continue reading Cowell, Cage, and Crumb: The Interconnectedness of American Arts

By written by Fleisher Collection    October 23, 2017   

On the occasion of the Barnes Foundation ’s forthcoming Solo Series Concert: Cowell, Cage, Crumb: Pioneers of the Avant-Garde Piano , on November 8, 2017, Edwin A. Fleisher Collection of… continue reading Cowell, Cage, and Crumb: The Three C’s You Have to Know

By written by Fleisher Collection    October 17, 2017   

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Johann Stamitz (1717–1757). Symphony in B–flat for Strings Stamitz . Concerto for Flute (Oboe) and Orchestra in C Stamitz .… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection: The Symphony’s Declaration of Independence

By written by Fleisher Collection    October 4, 2017   

by Anne Schuster Hunter This month, Philadelphia celebrates one of the biggest “new finds” in old music: German composer Georg Philipp Telemann. A big party to celebrate… continue reading Philadelphia Salutes Long-Lost Music Hero with Telemann 360º

By written by Fleisher Collection    October 2, 2017   

Saturday, September 2, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Niels Gade (1817–1890) . Holbergiana (1884) Gade . Symphony No. 1 (1842) Part of the joy of producing Discoveries from the Fleisher… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection: The Connections of Niels Gade

By written by Fleisher Collection    August 30, 2017   

Saturday, August 5, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. William Schuman (1910–1992). New England Triptych: Three Pieces for Orchestra after William Billings (1956) Schuman . Symphony No. 7… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection: The Stealth Populism of William Schuman and Jaromir Weinberger

By written by Fleisher Collection    August 4, 2017   

Saturday, July 1, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Charles Ives (1874–1954). Variations on "America" (1891), arr. William Schuman Ives . Symphony No. 2 (1901) Discoveries from the… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection: Charles Ives and Independence

By written by Fleisher Collection    June 29, 2017   

Saturday, June 10, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Maurice Ravel (1875–1937). Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 1 (1912) Erik Satie (1866–1925). Mercury (1924) Satie . Jack in the Box… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection: The Dance of Ravel and Satie

By written by Fleisher Collection    June 9, 2017   

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921). Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix , from Samson and Delilah (1877) Saint-Saëns. Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 119 (1902) Saint-Saëns. Symphony No.… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection: Poulenc Couldn’t Believe What Ravel Said about Saint-Saëns

By written by Fleisher Collection    May 5, 2017   

June 2, 2017, will mark the 90th birthday of our Parkway Central Library . On September 8, 2017, celebrations for the Benjamin Franklin Parkway’s 100th anniversary will begin and continue… continue reading Philadelphia, Fleisher, and the City Beautiful Movement

By written by Fleisher Collection    April 21, 2017   

Wilhelm Peterson-Berger (1867–1942). Symphony No. 3, Lapland (1913 - 1915) Edvard Grieg (1843–1907). Sigurd Jorsalfar, Homage March (1872) It almost seemed as if Wilhelm… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection: Peterson-Berger, at Home

By written by Fleisher Collection    March 30, 2017   

Mackenzie, Holbrooke, and British Music Coming into Its Own Josef Holbrooke (1878–1958) . Pantomime Suite (Ballet from Pierrot and Pierrette) (1908) Alexander Mackenzie (1847–1935).… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection: Mackenzie, Holbrooke, and British Music Coming into Its Own

By written by Fleisher Collection    March 3, 2017   

With a longstanding commitment to promoting new, noteworthy, and overlooked works, the Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music has engaged in musical diplomacy as an integral part of its history.… continue reading How the Fleisher Collection Engages in Musical Diplomacy with Cuba

By written by Gina B.    January 31, 2017   

On the first Saturday of the month, Jack Moore and I host Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection on WRTI 90.1 FM in Philadelphia and on the all-classical webstream at wrti.org . We also… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection, April 3, 2010

By written by Kile S.    March 31, 2010