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John Heiss, Conductor
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Since 1967,  John Heiss  has taught New England Conservatory students the roots of 20th-century modernism both in the classroom and as a conductor and coach. Each year Heiss recruits students interested in performing 20th- and 21st-century music to join the  NEC Contemporary Ensemble . His courses on Ives, Schoenberg, and Stravinsky have shaped generations of musicians. Due to the accuracy of his ear in rehearsals, Stravinsky called him ...
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Heiss: Microcosms N/A
Clustered (0:40) N/A
Diatonic/canonic (0:37) N/A
Enharmonic (1:05) N/A
Lyric (1:13) N/A
Stuck (0:48) N/A
Free (3:10) N/A
Homeward Bound (Fantasy on Pierrot) (2:18) N/A
Heiss: Serenade in Memory of Arlene
Serenade in Memory of Arlene (7:23) N/A
Heiss: Four Plus Four Short Pieces (World Premiere) N/A
Fantasy (0:56) N/A
Ostinato (1:12) N/A
Waltz (0:37) N/A
Chorale (1:01) N/A
Meditation (0:51) N/A
Old Favorite (0:38) N/A
Children's Waltz (1:10) N/A
Arpeggiations (1:27) N/A
Fantasy- reprise (1:31) N/A
Heiss: Episode I for solo violin with electronic sound
Episode I for solo violin with electronic sound (4:50) N/A
Heiss: Five Pieces for Flute and Cello N/A
I - Allegretto (2:33) N/A
II - Andante (1:45) N/A
III - Moderato (0:39) N/A
IV - Andante con moto (1:54) N/A
V - Allegro (1:41) N/A
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Professor and composer John Heiss talks about "The Housatonic at Stockbridge," the third movement from Charles Ives's orchestral composition Three...
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Professor and composer John Heiss talks about the inspiration behind "The Saint-Gaudens in Boston Common," the first movement of Charles Ives's orc...
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IGOR STRAVINSKY AND THE ART OF THE MINIATURE (16’15): throughout his long career, Stravinsky wrote a surprising number of orchestral works that are...
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2. THE RITE OF SPRING OR WHEN LENNY MET IGOR (13’20) The story of Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), and Stravinsky leg...
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