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PREMIERES

(2000/2002)


Live Recording Composed and conducted by John Williams
Format: CD-R (Thanks to Miguel Andrade!) Gil Shaham, violin
Total Playing Time: 40:39 Boston Symphony Orchestra
Date: Dec 13, 2008 Koussevitzky Music Shed, Tanglewood
Cat. No. CP33-310 July 8, 2000 and July 13, 2002

Boston Symphony Orchestra


Track Listing

1. Essay for Strings (10:43)
    (written in 1965)
    First BSO performance

2. Treesong (19:58)
    (written in 2001)
    World Premiere performance

   
Gil Shaham, violin

I. "Dr. Hu and the Metasequoia", Dreamily
II. "Trunks, Branches and Leaves", Twice as fast - Deciso
III. "The Tree Sings", Tempo Primo

3. For Seiji! (9:58)
    (written in 1999)
    First Tanglewood performance

1, 2: Recorded live at the Koussevitzky Music Shed, Tanglewood, on July 8, 2000
3:  Recorded live at the Koussevitzky Music Shed, Tanglewood, on July 13, 2002




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