An Eastman Overture
LKMP X077011/ HL 40818
2+Piccolo.2+English Horn.2+Bass Clarinet.2+ContraBassoon: 184.108.40.206: Timpani.Percussion(4).Harp: Strings
An Eastman Overture incorporates quotes from Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms. Bach is represented by an excerpt from the "Fantasia and Fugue in A minor." A fragment from the first movement of Beethoven's "String Quartet, Op. 135 appears in augmentation, and finally a section from Brahms' "Intermezzo in B-flat minor, Op. 117. Commissioned by and dedicated to the Eastman School of Music.