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Classical 91.7

Houston Music Highlights: Week of October 26th, 2015

A preview of the Houston Music Highlights airing on Classical 91.7 this week.


Be on the listen for Houston Music Highlights, Tuesday through Friday on Classical 91.7! These 6-minute highlights feature local musicians and ensembles such as the Houston Symphony, the Apollo Chamber Players, and numerous others each week. Houston Music Highlights air at 7 AM, and then repeat at 1 PM, 6 PM, and 10 PM.

This week's Highlights feature works fitting for Halloween: an original ballet score to a haunting Shakespeare classic, some scary-good piano playing from composer Pierre Jalbert, the eerie sounds of the science-fiction-y theremin, and the classic opening theme to Alfred Hitchcock Presents.

Studio publicity photo of Alfred Hitchcock, c. 1955.


Titus Andronicus (original ballet scoreexcerpt): Two Star Symphony

Debra Brown and Jerry Ochoa, violins; Jo Bird, viola; Margaret Lejeune, cello


Toccata: Pierre Jalbert

Pierre Jalbert, piano

Pierre Jalbert – Chamber Music (Gasparo 361)



The Death of LRH: Will Bates

Dorit Chrysler, theremin

Performed in HPM's Geary Studio on May 29th, 2015


Funeral March of a Marionette: Charles Gounod

Houston Symphony Orchestra; Sergiu Comissiona, conductor

Pomp on Parade (Pro Arte 267)

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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