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February 8, 2008

Performance Today for Friday, February 8, 2008

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
    Aria from the prologue of "The Snow Maiden"
    Soprano Anna Netrebko with the Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theater and conductor Valery Gergiev
  • Jean-Baptiste Lully
    Overture to "Thésée"
    The Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra with Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs
  • Giuseppe Verdi
    Prelude to "La Traviata"
    The Bavarian State Orchestra with conductor Zubin Mehta
  • Richard Wagner
    Overture to "Tannhäuser"
    The World Orchestra for Peace with conductor Valery Gergiev
  • John Coltrane
    Excerpts from "A Love Supreme"
    The Turtle Island Quartet
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
    Second movement from Cello Sonata in D Minor, Op. 40
    Cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han
  • Virgil Thomson
    "Fanfare for France"
    Cellist Emmanuel Feldman and pianist Joy Cline Phinney
  • Raymond Scott
    "Peter Tambourine"
    Quartet San Francisco
  • Maurizio Cazzati
    "Zefir's Ground"
    Red Priest
  • George Frideric Handel
    Violinist James Ehnes and cellist Robert deMaine
  • Johannes Brahms
    Movements one, two, four and seven from "Ein Deutsches Requiem," Op. 45
    The Berlin Radio Choir with the Berlin Philharmonic and conductor Simon Rattle
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