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PT Weekend: Samuel Coleridge Taylor

Composer Samuel Coleridge-TaylorWikimedia Commons

July 30, 2022

When someone says, "Here's something nobody can do..." have you ever thought to yourself, "Hmm, maybe I can do that." Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor took that challenge from his teacher and nailed it. Join us today to hear the clarinet quintet by Coleridge-Taylor...and it doesn't sound like Brahms.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Igor Stravinsky: Suite from Pulcinella Movement 4 Menuetto Finale
Album: Suite from Pulcinella

Ivan Trevino: Songbook Volume 3
Ivan Trevino, percussion | WindSync
Beaches Fine Arts Series, St. Paul's By the Sea Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, FL

Piano Puzzler
Contestant: Chris Freitag calling from New York, NY

Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E flat, Op. 82: Movements 1 & 2
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra | Gemma New, conductor
Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand

Hour 2

Felix Mendelssohn: Scherzo from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra | Yoel Levi, conductor
Album: The Telarc Collection, Vol. 8
Telarc 89108

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Clarinet Quintet Movement 1
Marci Gurnow, clarinet | Kevin Chen, violin | Kenn Wagner, violin | Madeline Sharp, viola | Daniel Laufer, cello
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Pre-Concert Chamber Music Series, Symphony Hall, Atlanta, GA

Arturo Marquez: Danza del Mediodia
Dorian Wind Quintet
Skaneateles Festival, First Presbyterian Church Skaneateles, NY

Rebecca Clarke: Sonata for Viola and Piano
Jonathan Vinocour, viola | Jeewon Park, piano
Seattle Chamber Music Society, SCMS Center for Chamber Music, Seattle WA