On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s variations based on original melodies, variations based on medieval music and variations a composer wrote in tribute to a friend. Listen to the entire episode below.
Alan Hovhaness, Variations and Fugue
World Youth Symphony Orchestra
George C. Wilson, conductor
Anton Arensky, Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky
Interlochen Arts Academy String Orchestra
David Holland, conductor
Norman Dello Joio, Variants on a Medieval Tune
World Youth Wind Symphony
Richard Floyd, conductor
Ralph Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra
A. Clyde Roller, conductor
The archival recordings heard on this program are available thanks to generous support from our listeners, The Association for Recorded Sound Collections and the Hamer D. and Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation.
Monica Yost helped produce this episode.