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Notes on Major Compositions
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- Tailleferre, Germaine 'Harp Concerto'
Composed in 1928 when she was a young girl. She entered the Paris
Conservatory at the age of 12 with Mihaud and Honegger as classmates. She
was an intimate of Satie, Poulenc and Auric.
- Tallis, Thomas
- Tanner, Jerre 'Boy With A Goldfish'
This work brings ancient Hawaiian mythology to contemporary concert music.
The concept of this work came from the paintings of Hawaii artist John
Thomas. On a Veresa Saraband recording Leon Siu and
Malia Elliott have
joined the art of song with Thomas' inspiration and the music of Jerre
Tanner. The works movements are titled 'Chant - Goldfish - Innocent Summer
- Descent - Soft Wind - Dawn - (The orchestral tone poem) Desire,
Seduction and Battle - and the concluding movement - Turn. The
recording catalog number is #VCDM 1000.3 with Lee Holdridge
conducting the London Symphony Orchestra with the Nigel Brooks
chorus and the voices of Leon and Malia.
- Tarrega, Francisco (1852 - 1909) Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Composed for the new Spanish guitar being used as a concert instrument, this short work depicts the Moorish palace in Granada. The tremolo music line reflects the rippling fountains in the tranquil courtyards of 'The Alhambra'.
Tchaikovsky, Peter I. Selected
- Telemann Concerto in G for Two violas and strings
A German concerto composed in the late baroque period by G P Telemann.
Late German Baroque concerto.
- Telemann Pimpinone Opera
- Telemann 'Suite in a, for flute and strings'.
- Telemann 'Suite in D'
The French 'Overture avec la suite' is a many movement work with an overture and a few dances . A Style
well done by German Baroque composers such as Telemann who mastered the French and Italian styles by
producing over 200 pieces. Most have not survived, but this one is listed in the Kassel catalog as number
55. It is from Telemann's Second Taffelmusik production.
- Telemann 'Seine at Night'
- Tippet 'Byzantium'
Commissioned by the Chicago Sym. One long movement, based on Yeats' poem.