Tales of Edgar Allen Poe 10/15/1999 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes Tales of Edgar Allen Poe – Leon Botstein Conte fantastique (1908) – Roger Nichols The Bells, Sergei Rachmaninoff – Robert McColley, Fanfare On the Last Frontier (1997) – Robert Layton, Author of books on Sibelius, Grieg and Berwald…

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Conte fantastique (1908) By Roger Nichols Written for the concert Tales of Edgar Allen Poe, performed on Oct 15, 1999 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Unlike Schmitt, who lived on until 1958 and came to be regarded, in the age of Boulez’s Le marteau sans maître, as some kind of fossil, André Caplet…

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The Bells, Sergei Rachmaninoff By Robert McColley, Fanfare Written for the concert Tales of Edgar Allen Poe, performed on Oct 15, 1999 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Rachmaninoff completed his choral symphony, The Bells, in 1913, and thereafter liked it best of all his works. Its origins are strange enough. A girl he…

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On the Last Frontier (1997) By Robert Layton, Author of books on Sibelius, Grieg and Berwald Written for the concert Tales of Edgar Allen Poe, performed on Oct 15, 1999 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. The most recent addition to the repertory inspired by Edgar Allan Poe comes from this end of the…

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Le palais hanté, Op. 49 (1904) By Roger Nichols Written for the concert Tales of Edgar Allen Poe, performed on Oct 15, 1999 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. In January 1936 the musical world of France was holding its breath. After the death of the revered composer and teacher Paul Dukas, the election…

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