Elsa Barraine: Symphony no. 2

performed by the Orchestre National de la RTF under Jean Martinon, or below by somebody under Manuel Rosenthal The music of Elsa Barraine wins over its listeners by a contrapuntal independence of line, virtuosity, and expressive intensity through motivic and rhythmic … Continue reading Elsa Barraine: Symphony no. 2

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Three Movements for Orchestra (Symphony no. 1)

performed by The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra under John Nelson third movement here (second movement seems not to be on YouTube. Just go buy the album!) Throughout the entire Symphony, the melodic and harmonic implications of the first fifteen bars of … Continue reading Ellen Taaffe Zwilich: Three Movements for Orchestra (Symphony no. 1)