The Interlochen Collection: Music memorials
This week's program features a variety of music written in memory of someone or something.
Hear decades of Interlochen Arts Camp and Academy students perform a variety of elegies, requiems and memorials.
Raymond Premru, In memoriam; Interlochen Arts Academy trombone quartet (1971-72 Academy year)
Ronald Lo Presti, Elegy for a Young American; Michael Kaufman/Interlochen Symphony Band (summer 2005)
Paul Whear, In memoriam R.V.W.; Paul Whear/World Youth Symphony Orchestra (summer 1972)
Frank Ticheli, An American Elegy & Columbine Alma Mater; Michael Kaufman/High School Symphonic Band/Madrigal Singers (summer 2003)
Einojuhani Rautavaara, A Requiem in Our Time; Interlochen Arts Academy Brass Ensemble (1979-80 Academy year)
John Barnes Chance, Elegy; Frederick Fennell/Interlochen Arts Academy Band (1980-81 Academy year)
Maurice Ravel, Le tombeau de Couperin (first movement); High School honors chamber musicians (summer 2017)
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 IPR listeners and the Hamer D. and Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation.
Christine Kyprianides provided research support.