The Gathering Storm 04/07/2006 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes Concerto for piano and orchestra in B-flat major (1939) – Byron Adams The Gathering Storm – Leon Botstein Oration (Concerto Elegiaco) for solo cello and orchestra (1930) – Byron Adams Symphony No. 4 in F minor (1934) – Byron Adams

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Concerto for piano and orchestra in B-flat major (1939) By Byron Adams Written for the concert The Gathering Storm, performed on April 7, 2006 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Arthur Bliss once opined that “composition is self-expression: it is an attempt to record in musical notation the jumble of feelings and experiences, of…

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Oration (Concerto Elegiaco) for solo cello and orchestra (1930) By Byron Adams Written for the concert The Gathering Storm, performed on April 7, 2006 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Frank Bridge was emotionally scarred by the carnage of the First World War. His firmly held pacifism prevented him from enlisting, as did his…

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Symphony No. 4 in F minor (1934) By Byron Adams Written for the concert The Gathering Storm, performed on April 7, 2006 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. In her study of post-traumatic stress disorder, Trauma and Recovery, psychologist Judith Lewis Herman notes that it may take veterans many years to process the horror…

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