Revolution 1905 01/16/2005 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes Revolution 1905 – Leon Botstein Song of Destiny, Op. 84 (1908) – Fred Kirshnit Silentium, Op. 9 (1909) – Maya Pritsker Symphony No. 11 in G minor, “The Year 1905,” Op. 103 (1957) – Laurel E. Fay Fireworks, Op. 4 (1908-09)…

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Song of Destiny, Op. 84 (1908) By Fred Kirshnit Written for the concert Revolution 1905, performed on Jan 16, 2005 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. The student rebellion of 1905 was devastating for some and inspiring for others; for Alexander Glazunov it turned out to be a rather fortuitous career move. A lowly…

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Silentium, Op. 9 (1909) By Maya Pritsker Written for the concert Revolution 1905, performed on Jan 16, 2005 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. In 1905 Nikolai Miaskovsky (1881–1950), who would become one of the most prolific and significant Russian composers of the twentieth century, author of twenty-seven symphonies, was still in the military.…

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Symphony No. 11 in G minor, “The Year 1905,” Op. 103 (1957) By Laurel E. Fay Written for the concert Revolution 1905, performed on Jan 16, 2005 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. After the phenomenal international success of his Tenth Symphony (1953), Shostakovich’s Eleventh, “The Year 1905” (1957)—a large-scale programmatic work timed to…

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Fireworks, Op. 4 (1908-09) By Christopher Gibbs, Bard College Written for the concert Revolution 1905, performed on Jan 16, 2005 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. As the son of a leading bass in the Russian Imperial Opera, Igor Stravinsky’s exposure to music started young. Feodor Stravinsky was not anxious, however, for his son…

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