The Interlochen Collection: Variations on Themes

Jul 5, 2019

Credit Interlochen Center for the Arts

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.

Episode playlist 
 Alan Hovhaness, Variations and Fugue
 World Youth Symphony Orchestra
 George C. Wilson, conductor
 July 1968

Anton Arensky, Variations on a Theme of Tchaikovsky
 Interlochen Arts Academy String Orchestra
 David Holland, conductor
 February 1991

Interlochen Arts Academy students ski to class in the winter of 1991
Credit Interlochen Center for the Arts

Norman Dello Joio, Variants on a Medieval Tune
World Youth Wind Symphony
Richard Floyd, conductor
August 2006

Ralph Vaughan Williams, Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
 Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra
 A. Clyde Roller, conductor
 May 1972

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.