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Thursday, April 24
A Hymn by Paulus ...
MUSIC PLAYED ON TODAY'S PROGRAM:
Stephen Paulus (b. 1949):
Pilgrims' Hymn, from The Three Hermits
Dale Warland Singers
American Choral Catalog 123
On Stephen Paulus
ALSO ON THIS DATE:
1921Dutch composer Alfons Diepenbrock, age 58, in Amsterdam;
1948Mexican composer Manuel Ponce, age 65, in Mexico City;
1998American composer Mel Powell, age 75, in Sherman Oaks, Calif.; He won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 1990;
1742 Handel: oratorio, "Messiah" (Julian date: April 13);
1801 Haydn: oratorio "The Seasons," in Vienna;
1950 Bernstein: incidental music "Peter Pan" (play by J.M. Barrie) at the Imperial Theater in New York City, conducted by Ben Steinberg;
1957 Ives: String Quartet No. 1, in New York City (This music was completed in 1896);
1988 Anthony Davis: "Notes from the Underground" (dedicated to Ralph Ellison), at Carnegie Hall in New York by the American Composers Orchestra, Paul Lustig Dunkel conducting;
1990 Bright Sheng: "Four Movemenets" for piano trio, at Alice Tully Hall in New York City , by The Peabody Trio;
1992 Joan Tower: Violin Concerto, with soloist Elmar Oliveira and the Utah Symphony, Joseph Silverstein conducting;
1997 Stephen Paulus: opera "The Three Hermits," at House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul, Minn., with Thomas Lancaster conducting;
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