Friday, April 10, 2009

Prom 63


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 !