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HORN
CONCERTO

- Detroit Symphony Orchestra -

(2003)


Live Recording Composed by John Williams
Format: CD-R Conducted by Leonard Slatkin
Total Playing Time: 24:46 (Williams) Karl Pituch, horn
Date: Jan 1, 2009 Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit
Cat. No. CP32-309 May 31-June 3, 2007

(Thanks to Miguel Andrade and Peio Gonzalez Areitio!)


Concerto for Horn and Orchestra
- Composed for Dale Clevenger and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 2003,

  on a commission from the Edward F. Schmidt Family Commissioning Fund.
- The orchestra consists of three flutes and piccolo, three oboes and english horn,
  three clarinets and bass clarinet, three bassoons and contrabassoon, four horns,
  three trumpets, three trombones and tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, piano,
  celesta, and strings.
- The concerto was premiered by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra,
   conducted by John Williams, on November 29, 2003.

I. ANGELUS
"Far far away, like bells
At evening pealing"

II. THE BATTLE OF THE TREES
"Swift Oak ... Stout Guardian of the Door"

III. PASTORALE
"There Came a Day at Summer's Full"

IV. THE HUNT
"The Heart Loves the Highwood"

V. NOCTURNE
"The Crimson Day Withdraws"


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Karl Pituch, Principal Horn of the Detroit Symphony


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