Marga Richter
Composer

www.margarichter.com

 

A Mid-Western native (WI, MN), Marga Richter (b. 1926) earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in composition at The Juilliard School where she studied piano with Rosalyn Tureck and majored in composition with William Bergsma and Vincent Persichetti. She has written over 150 works, encompassing virtually every genre. Her orchestral music has been played by over 50 orchestras including concert performances by the Atlanta and Milwaukee Symphonies, the Minnesota Orchestra, the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the National Gallery Orchestra, Eastern Philharmonic Orchestra and the Oakland, Oklahoma, Tucson, Oakland, Madison, and Maracaibo Symphonies, and recorded by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony, the Bournemouth Sinfonietta, the Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra.


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And the World Stopped, Lacking You... begins at 1:52 (the title was accidentally abbreviated in the episode). Conducted by James Wood, performed by Helsingin Kamarikuoro. Text by Vera Brittain (1916).
Recorded in October 2016 in Copenhagen.


That's How It Happened begins at 6:10


Lethe (also named Nesyan) begins at 12:20 and is excerpted again at 20:47
Performed by:
Golnar Shoari - Clarinet
Amir Bavarchi - Violin I
Danial Joorabchi - Violin II
Babak Kouhestani - Viola
Narges Fallah Pasand - Cello


Here I Live begins at 18:18.  

 

Note: The final music excerpted is a 2nd section of Lethe.


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