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THE MUSIC OF “RED”
February 28, 2013, 3:48 pm
Filed under: Merrimack Repertory Theatre


In Red by John Logan, paintings are not the only form of art on display. Throughout the show, many wonderful pieces of music are played on Rothko’s record player. Our patron’s have enjoyed this music immensely, and we have received many request for a list of the music featured. Well, ask, and you shall receive! Here is the complete list of music used in Red. Happy listening!

Music List for Red by John Logan

As presented by Merrimack Repertory Theatre

Jason E. Weber, Sound Designer     Jane Shaw, Music Consultant


SCENE 1

  • Mozart – Violin Concerto #1

o   Thomas Zehetmair; Frans Bruggen: Orchestra Of The Eighteenth Century Mozart Violin Concertos #1-3

  • Mozart – Violin Concerto #2 in D, Andante

o   Thomas Zehetmair; Frans Bruggen: Orchestra Of The Eighteenth Century Mozart Violin Concertos #1-3

SCENE 2

  • Schubert – Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944, “The Great,” Andante con moto

o   Leonard Bernstein; New York Philharmonic, Schubert:  Symphonies No. 8, “Unfinished” and No. 9, “The Great”

  • Schubert – Piano Quintet In A, Op. 114, D 667, “Trout,” Andante

o   Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, Pamela Frank, Schubert: Quintet, Op. 114 “The Trout”; Sonata, D 821, “Arpeggione”

  • Schubert – Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished”

o   Leonard Bernstein; New York Philharmonic, Schubert:  Symphonies No. 8, “Unfinished” and No. 9, “The Great”

  • Schubert – Piano Quintet In A, Op. 114, D 667, “Trout,” Andante

o   Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax, Pamela Frank, Schubert: Quintet, Op. 114 “The Trout”; Sonata, D 821, “Arpeggione”

SCENE 3

  • Schubert – Symphony No. 4 , Andante

o   SCHUBERT: Symphony No 4 / Symphony in C Major

  • Mozart – Clarinet Quintet In A, K 581, Stadler, Larghetto

o   Sabine Meyer, Mozart Best 100, Disc 5

  • Mozart – Quintet in A Major for Clarinet and Strings, IV

o   Rudolf Serkin, Harold Wright, Myron Bloom, Michael Tree

  • Schubert – Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944, “The Great,” Andante

o   Leonard Bernstein; New York Philharmonic, Schubert:  Symphonies No. 8, “Unfinished” and No. 9, “The Great”

SCENE 4

  • Schubert – Symphony No. 4 , Andante

o   SCHUBERT: Symphony No 4 / Symphony in C Major

  • Chet Baker – Fair Weather

SCENE 5

  • Schubert – Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished,” Allegro Moderato

o   Leonard Bernstein; New York Philharmonic, Schubert:  Symphonies No. 8, “Unfinished” and No. 9, “The Great”

  • Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 27

o   Vienna Master Series

Red is running at MRT now trough March 10. Tickets are still available and can be purchase online at MRT.org or by calling 978-654-4678.

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