Outward Bound

March 30, 2020, 7:00 pm

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Afoot and lighthearted Bill takes to the open road with the world before him. In the steps of Walt Whitman, he explores the relationship of man to nature as expressed in music. Works include Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, Strauss’ Alpine Symphony, and Villa-Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras. Join us on this musical path.


Episode 1

Liszt: Années de Pèlerinage, 1st year (excerpt)
Hough, p.
Années de pèlerinage – Suisse
Hyp 67424

Vaughan Williams: “The Vagabond”
from Songs of Travel

Terfel, bs. bar.; Martineau, p.
The Vagabond
DG 445946

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 1, A Sea Symphony, I
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/Spano
Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony
Telarc 80588

Hovhaness: Symphony No. 2, Mysterious Mountain, Op. 132
American Composer’s Orchestra/Davies
Hovhaness, Harrison: Symphonies
Nimbus 2512

Grieg: Mountaineer’s Tune
English Chamber Orch/Langford; Petri, rec.
The Best of Grieg including the Piano Concerto in A minor
Decca 438380

Mozart: Cosi fan Tutti, Act I finale
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Solti; von Otter, ms.; Scarabelli, s.;
Fleming, s.; Bär, bar.; Lopardo, ten.; Pertusi, bar.
Mozart – Così fan tutte / Fleming, von Otter, Scarabelli, Lopardo, Bär, Pertusi, Solti
Decca 444174

Episode 2

Villa-Lobos: Vocalise fr.
Forest of the Amazon (excerpt)

Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra/Heller; Fleming, s.
Villa-lobos: Forest Of The Amazon
Delos 1037

Strauss: Alpine Symphony, Op. 64
Vienna Phil/Previn
Strauss: Alpine Symphony
Telarc 80211
22:10, 26:10

Villa-Lobos: Bachiana Brasileira No. 2, The Little Train of the Brazilian Countryman
Simon Bolivar SO of Venezuela/Mata
Orbon, Villa-Lobos, Estevez, Chavez
Dorian 90179

Episode 3

Ives: Concord Sonata (excerpts)
Denk, p.
Jeremy Denk Plays Ives
Thomas Hampson Media 2567
:32, :25

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Pastoral, Op. 68, I
Vienna Phil/Abbado
Beethoven: Symphony no 6, Choral Fantasy
DG 419779
13:23, 2:24

Ireland: “Sea Fever”
Terfel, bs. bar.; Martineau, p.
The Vagabond
DG B0004216

Berlioz: Le Corsaire, Op. 21 (after The Red Rover of J.F. Cooper)
Berlioz: Great Orchestral Works
Phil 456149

Sibelius: The Oceanides, Op. 73
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle
Symphony No. 1 In E Minor / The Oceanides
EMI 47515

Vaughan Williams: Hebrides fr. Coastal Command
Philharmonia Orch/Alwyn
The Red Shoes: Classic British Film Music
Silva 1011

Keel: Trade Winds
Terfel, bs. bar.; Martineau, p.
The Vagabond
DG B0004216

Vaughan Williams: Sea Songs
Northern Sinfonia/Hickox
Vaughan Williams: The Complete EMI Recordings
EMI 49770

arr. Pine, Fraser: Medley of Scots Tunes
Pine, Fraser, vlns.
American Viola Works
Cedille 90000053

Episode 4

Wagner: Pilgrims’ Chorus;
“Beglückt darf nun dich”

Wiener Staatsopernchor, Braun,t. Dernesch, ms. Vienna Phil/Solti
The Greatest Choral Show On Earth
Decca 289466 075-2

Bizet: Carmen; Ecoute, Ecoute, Compagnon, Ecoute
Orchestre Du Theatre National De L’Opera/Prêtre; Callas, s.; Gedda, t.
Callas Edition – Bizet: Carmen
EMI 56281

Berlioz: Harold en Italie, op.16, 3. Sérénade
London Symphony Orchestra/ Davis; Imai, vla
Complete Orchestral Works
Phillips 456-143

Morricone: Marco Polo; Main Theme
Roma Sinfonietta/ Morricone; Yo-Yo Ma, c.
Yo-Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone
Sony 93456

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde: VI. Der Abschied
New Philharmonia Orchestra/ Klemperer; Ludwig, s.
The Complete Works
EMI 74523
29:25, 1:08 {excerpt}

Episode 5

Smetana: Vltava (The Moldau)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra/Kubelìk
Ma Vlast
Supraphon 1997

Cohen/Smetana: israel National Anthem; Hatikvah (excerpt)Anthems of all Nations
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Anthems of All Nations, Vol. 1 & 2
Label/ Archvie: Folkways Records (1956}

Villa-Lobos:Sails; Forest of the Amazon
Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra/Heller; Fleming, v s.
Villa-lobos: Forest Of The Amazon
Delos 1037

Villa-Lobos: On the way to the Hunt Forest of the Amazon: (excerpt)
Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra/Heller; Fleming, s.
Villa-lobos: Forest Of The Amazon
Delos 1037

Ferde Grofe: The Grand Canyon Suite
1. Sunrise

2. Painted Desert
3. On the Trail
4. Sunset

5. Cloudburst
Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy; Carroll, vln; Smith, celesta
An American In Paris / Porgy And Bess / Grand Canyon Suite
Sony SBK 62402

Evans: “ Nature Boy like tune”
Bill Evans,p.
Practice Tape no.1