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In Memoriam Lars Hollmer

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Friday, January 09, 2009

We offer a musical tribute to Swedish accordionist, keyboardist and composer Lars Hollmer, who passed away on Christmas day. Also, music for the Trautonium — an early electronic instrument used prominently by Alfred Hitchcock in his movie "The Birds."

Also Featured Tonight:

Maurice Ravel / Quatour A Cordes in F
John Corigliano / "Snapshot: Circa 1909"
Edvard Grieg / Norwegian Folk Tunes, Op. 66
Olivier Messiaen / Fete Des Belles Eaux

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Comments [3]

walter schretzman from in bedroom

Glad made you smile- Heard a hewitt rendition of a Bach piece -farewell to a friend or something like that-do you remember which piece?
Also enjoyed sacred sunday series-God Bless you

Jan. 11 2009 10:23 AM
David Garland from WNYC studio

Walter: You made me laugh! Here's Lars Hollmer's website:
http://www.amigo.se/krax/home.htm
That's a good place to start looking into his music.
--David

Jan. 09 2009 11:01 PM
walter schretzman from in bedroom

I turned on radio as Hollmer music was playing-Thanks-have never heard it before-would love to hear it more-
Is it available?
My girlfriend,a classically trained musician and myself,totally toilet trained, both enjoy your weekend musical smorgasbort-(sp)
I am so old I remember Spinning on Air on Saturday afternoons-also the HawaiainWarChant dance xtravaganza!

Jan. 09 2009 09:20 PM

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