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The Interlochen Collection: Variations

Interlochen low brass majors, Academy Year 2006-07
Interlochen Center for the Arts
Interlochen low brass majors, Academy Year 2006-07

Hear variations on themes by Copland, Hovhaness, Brahms and more - all performed by Interlochen Arts Academy and Camp student musicians

All recordings feature archival recordings of performances by Interlochen Arts Academy and Camp student musicians.

Music heard in this episode

  • Aaron Copland, Variations on a Shaker Melody; Mallory Thompson/High School Symphonic Band (July 1997)
  • Alan Hovhaness, Variations and Fugue; George C. Wilson/World Youth Symphony Orchestra (July 1968)
  • Daniel Levitan, Variations on a Ghanaian Theme; John Alfieri/Interlochen Arts Academy Percussion Ensemble (1993-94 academy year)
  • Johannes Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn; George C. Wilson/World Youth Symphony Orchestra (July 1969)
  • Anthony Plog, Mini Variations on Amazing Grace; Ken Larson/Interlochen Arts Academy Brass Ensemble (2006-07 academy year)
  • Arnold Schoenberg, Theme and Variations; Frederick Fennell/High School Symphonic Band (2000)

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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