The final hour of this program contains an interview with Giancarlo Aquilanti from the Stanford University Music Department, in connection with the July 26 premier of his Concerto for cello and orchestra, in which S. Aquilanti also conducts the Stanford Summer Orchestra.
The BBC Promenade Concert season begins. The representative work chosen from the Proms season is John Adams's "Short ride in a fast machine", scheduled for Last Night of the 1997 Proms (Prom 73, September 19).
Fanfare I (CD: Praise the Lord) (Gerre Hancock, organ) Chris DeBlasio: God is our righteousness (CD: Memento (Nicholas Goluses, guitar; Bittersweet) Harry Huff, organ) Samuel Barber: Three Essays for Orchestra (CD: Ives: Symphony No. (Detroit Symphony 1 / Barber: 3 Essays) Orchestra; Neemi Järvi) Georges Enescu: Concertpiece for viola and piano: Assez (CD: Passion: Music Anime, Anime for Viola Solo, (Rozanna Weinberger, viola; with Piano, etc.) Evelyne Luest, piano)
Robert Walker: Here O my Lord, I see thee face to face (CD: Chichester (Choir of Chichester Commissions) Cathedral; Alan Thurlow) George Dyson: Hierusalem (CD: Dyson: Hierusalem) (Valerie Hill, soprano; St. Michael's Singers; Thomas Trotter, organ; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Jonathan Rennert) Nancy Telfer: The blue eye of God (CD: Treasures) (Peninsula Women's Chorus; Patricia Hennings) Kirke Mechem: Island in space (CD: Island in Space) (San Francisco Chamber Singers; Richard Geary) Kenneth Leighton: Awake, my Glory (CD: My Beloved Spake) (Choir of St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh; Dennis Townhill)
Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 (CD: Mendelssohn: Saltarello (presto) Symphony Nos. 3 & 4) (New Philharmonia Orchestra; Ricardo Muti) Giancarlo Aquilanti: Di nuovo tu: 3 Songs for piano, clarinet, violin, cello, and soprano (Wendy Nace, soprano) Jonathan Norton: Vicissitudes (CD: Computer Music at CCRMA, Vol. 1) John Adams: Short ride in a fast machine (CD: Postcards) (Cincinatti Wind Symphony; Eugene Corporon) Louis Marchand: Basse de trompette (CD: The Severin (Remy Syrier, organ) Organ at Masstricht)
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