Though his other symphonies are known for their brooding introspection, all is well in Brahms’ pastoral Second Symphony, which shines with the light, airy radiance of the Alpine countryside.
Maria Grenfell River Mountain Sky
Michael Daugherty Reflections on the Mississippi for Tuba and Orchestra
Brahms Symphony No. 2
A little more about the music…
- The lyrical tuba floats atop the orchestra in Daugherty’s Reflections on the Mississippi; in the spotlight is virtuoso JáTtik Clark, principal tuba of the Oregon Symphony.
- Australian composer Maria Grenfell depicts the dramatic landscapes of Tasmania, including vast night skies and cascading rivers that flow into the Tasman Sea.
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