A Conversation with Eric Ewazen, composer

Composer Eric Ewazen with Santa Claus circa 1958

Eric Ewazen
A conversation with David Yang, Artistic Director NCMF
(July 2020)

ERIC EWAZEN (B. 1955)
Western Fanfare

The following pieces were referred to in this conversation:

IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882 – 1971)
The Rite of Spring

JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833 – 1897)
Horn Trio

BÉLA BARTÓK (1881 – 1945)
Concerto for Orchestra

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770 – 1827)
Symphony No. 9

MAURICE RAVEL (1875 – 1937)
Gaspard de la nuit

AARON COPLAND (1900 – 1990)
Appalachian Spring

LEONARD BERNSTEIN (1918 – 1990)
Symphony No. 2 “The Age of Anxiety”

JOHN PHILLP SOUSA (1854 – 1932)
Stars and Stripes Forever
(with 2021 NCMF tuba player Scott Devereaux)

KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI (1933 – 2020)
Capriccio for tuba solo

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