Mystery score

Mystery score

Friday, April 10, 2009

Prom 63

OMG.

Xenakis, Nomos gamma (15 mins)
Rachmaninov, The Isle of the Dead (20 mins)

Xenakis, Aïs (18 mins)
Shostakovich, Symphony No.9 in E flat major (25 mins)

Leigh Melrose baritone
Colin Currie percussion
BBC Symphony Orchestra
David Robertson conductor

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Yow, but this programme WORKED !!!! I never thought of Rachmaninov as a modernist but there is he, sculpting sound years before the Rite of Spring ans Sibelius 7. You expect that from Xenakis, but Robertson gets tit out of Rachmaninov ? Wow !