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The Lost Chord: August 15 - Steppe Lively

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When Ukrainian-born Dimitri Tiomkin received two Academy Awards for his work on the landmark western “High Noon,” he was asked how a composer from halfway around the world managed to inhabit such a quintessentially American idiom.  Tiomkin’s response:  “A steppe is a steppe is a steppe.”  Mind the gap with an hour of Ukrainian classics, including “The Zaporozhy Cossacks” by Reinhold Glière and the Symphony No. 1 by Boris Lyatoshinsky, a Glière pupil, this Sunday at 10 pm.