Composers Datebook®

with host John Zech

Monday, August 20

A famous — and not so famous — overture

Synopsis

Music Played in Today's Program

Sir Arthur Bliss (1891-1975) Edinburgh Overture City of Birmingham Symphony;Vernon Handley, cond. EMI Classics 69388

Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) 1812 Overture Kirov Orchestra/; Valery Gergiev, cond. Phililps 442 011

Additional Information

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