The Musical Romance of Childhood 04/05/1998 at 08:00 PM – Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Concert Notes The Musical Romance of Childhood – Leon Botstein The Wand of Youth, Suite I, Op. 1a (1907) – Bernard Jacobson Memories of My Childhood (1925) – Carol J. Oja, College of William and Mary Symphonia Domestica, Op. 53…

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The Wand of Youth, Suite I, Op. 1a (1907) By Bernard Jacobson Written for the concert The Musical Romance of Childhood, performed on April 5, 1998 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. “What remains for ever a wonder is Sir Edward Elgar’s want of youth,” said a review in those dangerous days when critics…

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Memories of My Childhood (1925) By Carol J. Oja, College of William and Mary Written for the concert The Musical Romance of Childhood, performed on April 5, 1998 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. Few escape the politics of their time, as Charles Martin Loeffler’s Memories of My Childhood vividly shows. Seeming on the…

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Symphonia Domestica, Op. 53 (1903) By Timothy L. Jackson, University of North Texas Written for the concert The Musical Romance of Childhood, performed on April 5, 1998 at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. By 1902-03, the years in which Richard Strauss composed his Symphonia Domestica, the idea of composing a symphony about one’s own…

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