On the Wind with Israel Herman

Saturdays at 4 pm

Join us for a new weekly series featuring the rich and varied, classical literature of music for wind instruments. Today: Enjoy the Brahms Clarinet Quintet, among other works.

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Saturday, April 29, 4 pm  

• Trumpet Concerto (2003) -- Thomas Sleeper (b. 1956)

• Serenade for tenor, clarinet, horn, viola, cello, bass and piano -- Franz Berwald ( 1796 - 1868)

• Sinfonia di Soffiatori (1962) -- Geirr Tvett (1908 - 1981)

• Det gamie Kvernhuset, Op. 204

On the Wind -- Saturday, 4 pm

Today's On the Wind features:

  • Bengt Hallberg Blacksmith's Tune
  • Alexander Glazunov • Concerto for Saxophone
  • Trygve Madsen • Per the Fiddler
  • Carl Nielsen  Fantasy Piece for Clarinet and Piano
  • Vagn Holmboe •  Concerto for Tuba
  • John Hartmann • Fantasia Brilliante on the air Rule Britannia

This week's On the Wind features two works written for the wind section of Canada's Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra (works by Ronald Royer and Howard Cable), plus a sextet for wind quintet and piano from early 20th century Switzerland. That's Saturday at 4 pm with your host, Israel Herman.