The Skyscraper Blues

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Friday, December 12, 2008

We start the show with a 1949 Broadway gem, Matt Dennis's "The Skyscraper Blues" (as re-interpreted by Tony Bennett). Also, non-movie music from film score master Franz Waxman, as well as works by Ennio Morricone, Ravel, Poulenc and others.

Also Featured Tonight:

Antonio Vivaldi / Flute Concerto, "La tempesta di mare"
Traditional Irish / "Banish Misfortune" and "Langstrom's Pony"
Francois Couperin / Piece en concert
Edwin Finckel / "Variations on 'Willow Weep for Me'"
Heitor Villa-Lobos / Harmonica Concerto in A Minor
Ludwig van Beethoven / Violin Sonata No. 4 in A Minor, Op. 23

Comments [4]

aulaire from valley cottage, NY

I repeat Mike from Edgewater's question: what was that Morricone piece you played?

Dec. 13 2008 03:32 PM
mike from edgewater, nj

happy holidays david!

last night, dec 12 at around 7:30pm, i heard only a snippet of a wonderful piece from an italian movie scored by morricone. what is the movie and if the piece has a name, what is its name.

thanks, mike

Dec. 13 2008 12:29 PM
Vic from Bernardsville, N.J.

David ~ One of my favorite movies and soundtracks is from, THE MODERNS, directed by Alan Rudolph, and music by Mark Isham.
This movie rings so true.

Dec. 12 2008 08:45 PM
Mary Mills from Jersey City

HUD the movie
Music score.

Dec. 12 2008 07:50 PM

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