Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Laderman - Concerto for Orchestra / Britten - Diversions on a Theme, Op. 21

Laderman - Concerto for Orchestra / Britten -
80% OFF
15 copies available
List Price: $19.99
CYBER MONDAY SALE: $3.98 Limited Time Only
You Save: $16.01 (80% Off)
Rare & Hard-to-Find: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
Item:  ZSM 1119
on most orders of $50
Brand New
Holiday Ordering Guidelines: Delivery in the US by December 24th
for Economy Shipping
for Premium Shipping
Amazon sells this CD for $16.08, buying at saves you 75%
This is the price to buy directly from or its featured FBA seller. Prices change often, this price was last checked on October 27, 2015. Amazon is a registered trademark of, Inc.
Cyber Monday

CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1995
  • Label: Phoenix


  • 1.Concerto for Orchestra-Laderman (Tracks 1-3)
  • Buy for $0.992.Diversions on a Theme op.21-Britten (Tracks 4-16)

Product Description:

Benjamin Britten's "Diversions" was written in Maine in 1940 for left-handed Viennese pianist Paul Wittgenstein. Britten had known of the performer's courage and skill in overcoming insuperable difficulties and was attracted from the start by the compositional challenges offered by the commission. "In no place in the work," Britten commented, "did I attempt to imitate a two-handed piano technique, but concentrated on exploiting and emphasizing the single line approach...Special features are trills in the Recitative, widespread arpeggios in the Nocturne, agility over the keyboard in the Badinierie and Toccata, and repeated notes in the final Tarantella."

The Ezra Laderman "Concerto for Orchestra" was completed in February 1968 resulted from a joint commission by the Minnesota Orchestra and The National Endowment for the Arts. The score bears the title "Concerto for Orchestra" because it treats, in the tradition of the Baroque Concerto Grosso, single instruments, ensemble groups, and entire sections within the orchestra as soloist. The work is in three movements and is a highly charged dramtic explosive work for the virtuoso orchestra.
Rare & Hard-To-Find Audio CDs

Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!

Similar Products:

Email Icon
Get Email Alerts for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 21,746
  • UPC: 094629301228
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item