The Interlochen Collection: Little music

Oct 24, 2020

A piccolo player from the High School Symphonic Band in the summer of 1963

This program features music that is "petite," "little," "miniature," "small" and, of course, "kleine."

Hear decades of student musicians from Interlochen Arts Camp and Academy perform music of Mozart, Gonoud, Turina, Bach, Haydn and Debussy. 

  Episode details

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Romance (second movement) from Eine kleine Nachtmusik; David Holland/Interlochen Arts Academy String Orchestra (1991-92 Academy year)

Claude Debussy, Petite Suite; Guido Ajmone-Marsan, World Youth Symphony Orchestra (July 1971)

Johann Sebastian Bach, "Little" Fugue in G minor, BWV 578; Jon Jaeger/Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra (1962-63 Academy year)

Joaquin Turina, Five Miniatures; George C. Wilson/High School Symphonic Band (July 1963)

Franz Joseph Haydn, "Little" Organ Mass, Kyrie and Gloria; John Bragle/Interlochen Arts Academy Choir/Steve Larson (2016-17 Academy year)

Charles Gounod, Petite Symphony for Winds; Jason Bladzik, flute; Nicholas Van Duzee, oboe; Juliet Lai, clarinet; Trisha Giesbrecht, horn; Laura Fried, bassoon; Sarah Johnson, oboe; Sam Caviezel, clarinet; Jessica Jarosz, hom; Rebecca Pelley, bassoon (1991-92 Academy year)

The archival recordings heard on this program are available thanks in part to the Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Classical Music Preservation Grant, support from our listeners and the Hamer D. and Phyllis C. Schafer Foundation.

Michael Culler provided audio engineering assistance.

Christine Kyprianides provided research support.