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The Interlochen Collection: Composer Travels

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This episode of the Interlochen Collection features works inspired by composers' travels abroad.

From Spain, to Rome, to the United States, each work attempts to evoke the music of the space visited, while also incorporating the composers’ own themes and impressions of the place.

All works are played by Interlochen students and campers.

Music heard in this episode

  • Emmanuel Chabrier, España Rhapsody for Orchestra; Byron Hanson/Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra (1983-84 Academy Year)
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien; Joseph E. Maddy/Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra (1962-63 Academy Year)
  • Antonin Dvořák, Symphony No. 9, “From the New World;” JoAnn Falletta/World Youth Symphony Orchestra (July 2015)

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.

Michael Culler and Stefan Wiebe provided audio engineering assistance.

Anastasia Scholze provided research and production support.

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