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Music in the Making

(Symphonic) Poetry In Motion

We finish our celebration of National Poetry Month with some of our favorite symphonic poems!

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The Arabian Nights by Anton Pieck
The Arabian Nights by Anton Pieck. Public domain.

Another hour of performance highlights from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University!

Music in this episode:

Maurice Ravel: La Valse

Performed by the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra directed by Larry Rachleff on December 7th, 2007 in Stude Concert Hall.

Bedrich Smetana: The Moldau from Ma Vlast

Performed by the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra directed by Larry Rachleff on October 4th, 2008 in Stude Concert Hall.

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op.35

Performed by the Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra directed by Larry Rachleff on March 16th, 2007 in Stude Concert Hall.

This episode originally aired Sunday, April 26th, 2015. Catch Music in the Making every Sunday at 7:06 pm on Classical 91.7.

Joshua Zinn

Joshua Zinn

Producer, Houston Matters

Joshua is a producer for Houston Matters on News 88.7 as well as the host of Encore Houston on Houston Public Media Classical. He joined Houston Public Media as a radio intern in 2014 and became a full-time announcer the following year. Now he prepares segments and occasionally records interviews...

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