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Gil Shaham and Orli Shaham

July 3, 2008

The Shahams play Mozart

Like many adult siblings, Gil and Orli Shaham don't get to see one another as often as they used to. But the violinist and pianist recently connected up on stage in suburban Atlanta and showed off their musical telepathy on a Mozart Violin Sonata.

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hour 1

  • Jean-Fery Rebel
    First movement from Fourth Sonata in E Minor
    Andrew Manze, violin; Richard Egarr, harpsichord; and Japp ter Linden, viola da gamba
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
    "Vocalise"
    Cellist Edward Arron and pianist Charles Wadsworth
    Spoleto USA Festival, Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jean-Fery Rebel
    "Les Elemens", Symphonie Nouvelle
    Tempesta di Mare
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams
    "The Lark Ascending"
    Violinist Nicola Benedetti with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and conductor Christoph Konig
    Shanghai Concert Hall, Shanghai, China

hour 2

  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Excerpt from second movement of Symphony No. 5 in C Minor
    The Philadelphia Orchestra with conductor Leopold Stokowski
  • Igor Stravinsky
    First movement from "Ebony Concerto"
    Woody Herman's Thundering Herd with clarinetist Richard Stoltzman
  • Erich Korngold
    Theme from "Kings Row"
    The National Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Charles Gerhardt
  • Mikhail Glinka
    Overture in G Minor
    The Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra with conductor Leos Svarovsky
    House of Music, Pardubice, Czech Republic
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Third movement from Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra in B-flat, K. 191
    The Chicago Symphony Orchestra with conductor Claudio Abbado and bassoonist Willard Elliot
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Violin Sonata in D, K. 306
    Violinist Gil Shaham and pianist Orli Shaham
    Spivey Hall, Morrow, Georgia
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