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P.D.Q. Bach:  Music You Can’t Get Out Of Your Head  (Vanguard CD-79443, CS-79443):  P.D.Q. Bach’s answer to Haydn’s “Farewell” Symphony, plus all the music from The Civilian Barber that’s been discovered.

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Performers:

bullet Professor Peter Schickele conducting the New York Pick-Up Ensemble
bulletMarilyn Brustadt, off-coloratura soprano
bulletPaul Dunkel and Diva Goodfriend-Koven, pumpflute
bulletLauren Goldstein, Bill Becker and Abdul Falafel, double reed hookah
bulletEarly Anderson, Polizeiposaune (police trombone) and trombonus interruptus
 

Track Listing

“Howdy” Symphony in D Major, S. 6 7/8 (P.D.Q. Bach)

[1]  Introduzione casuale;  allegro con mucho brio

[2]  Andante con mojo

[3]  Menuetto allegretto

[4]  Come un pipistrello fuori dall' inferno

[5]  Perückenstück (Hair Piece) from “The Civilian Barber”, S. 4F (P.D.Q. Bach)

[6]  Suite from The Civilian Barber”, S. 4F (P.D.Q. Bach)
          Entrance of the dragoons (tempo di Marsha)
          Dance of St. Vitus
          His majesty’s minuet
          Fanfare for the royal shaft
          Her majesty’s minuet
          Departure of the dragoons (Tempo di on the double)

 

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Audio Samples

Listen to P.D.Q. Bach:  Music You Can’t Get Out Of Your Head:  The Hearer’s Digest Condensed Version.  This Condensed Version gives you the intangible essence of the original recording in one small, easy-to-swallow capsule summary. The hyper folks at Hearer’s Digest have created this sample by slicing, dicing, and splicing, until it somewhat resembles excerpts of the original recording that are “severely truncated, but shorter.”

P.D.Q. Bach:  Music You Can’t Get Out Of Your Head:  The Hearer’s Digest Condensed Version

This Hearer’s Digest Condensed Version is made of excerpts from the following:  Come un pipistrello fuori dall' inferno, allegro con mucho brio, Andante con mojo, Menuetto allegretto from “Howdy” SymphonyPerückenstück (Hair Piece) from “The Civilian Barber”Her majesty’s minuet, His majesty’s minuet, and Entrance of the dragoons from Suite from “The Civilian Barber”.

Audio Samples can be played using the free RealAudio player. 

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