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Jordi Savall

March 5, 2008

The tropical baroque music festival

We'll travel to Coral Gables, Florida, to hear music from the Spanish baroque performed by violinist Jordi Savall and Hesperion XXI. And Kristian Bezuidenhout will sit down at the harpsichord and offer a Toccata by Johann Froberger.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Second movement from Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat, BWV 1051
    The European Brandenburg Ensemble with harpsichordist and director Trevor Pinnock
  • Johann Froberger
    Toccata in C
    Harpsichordist Kristian Bezuidenhout
    Tropical Baroque Music Festival, Coral Gables, Florida
  • Antonio Martin y Coll
    "Romanesca"
    Hesperion XXI with violinist and director Jordi Savall
    Tropical Baroque Music Festival, Coral Gables, Florida
  • Joan Cabanilles
    "Obertura, Corrente italiana"
    Hesperion XXI with violinist and director Jordi Savall
    Tropical Baroque Music Festival, Coral Gables, Florida
  • Gaspar Sanz
    "Jacaras" and "Canarios"
    Hesperion XXI with violinist and director Jordi Savall
    Tropical Baroque Music Festival, Coral Gables, Florida
  • Pedro Guerrero
    "La Moresca"
    Hesperion XXI with violinist and director Jordi Savall
    Tropical Baroque Music Festival, Coral Gables, Florida
  • Johannes Kapsberger
    Fantasie
    Lutenist Hopkinson Smith
    Cooperstown Chamber Music Festival, Cooperstown, New York
  • John Dowland
    "Lachrymae Pavin"
    Lutenist Hopkinson Smith
    Cooperstown Chamber Music Festival, Cooperstown, New York
  • "The Piano Puzzler"
    This week's contestant is Abigail Cross from Somerville, Massachusetts.
  • William Grant Still
    Suite for Violin and Orchestra ("Mother and Child")
    Violinist Danielle Belen Nesmith with the Sphinx Symphony Orchestra and conductor Tito Munoz
    Orchestra Hall, Detroit

hour 2

  • Max Reger
    "Bacchanale" from Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin, Op. 128
    The Buffalo Philharmonic with conductor JoAnn Falletta
  • Giuseppe Verdi
    "Triumphal March" from "Aida"
    The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus with conductor JoAnn Falletta
    Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York
  • John Adams
    "Hallelujah Junction"
    Pianists Orli Shaham and Anton Nel
    Aspen Music Festival, Aspen, Colorado
  • Traditional
    "Ecstasy"
    Anonymous 4
    Virginia Arts Festival, Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Ignace Pleyel
    String Quartet No. 5 in B-flat, B. 311
    The Enso String Quartet
    The Menil Collection, Houston
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