Four-movement tone poem depicting pine trees in different parts of Rome
at varying times of day, completed in 1924. Enjoy scenic views of Rome with this one!
A suite of 12 dances based on a tango or samba rhythm and named after
a place or neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro.
Originally written in 1920 for piano, listen for the unique and daring harmonies
as he deliberately composed each hand to be played
in a different key simultaneously, called polytonality!
Completed in March 1928 after the Gershwin’s second trip to Europe. When he was inspired
by the sounds of taxi horns along the Paris boulevards,
Gershwin returned home to incorporate them into his ‘rhapsodic ballet.’
Written in 1899 in protest of the increasing censorship of the Russian Empire, this exciting performance concludes with full chorus singing the hymn!
Take the time to enjoy these great
reminders of all we love and miss hearing,
until we can meet again safely
Southwest Florida Symphony
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