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Sergei Rachmaninoff

Weekend of December 20, 2008

Performance Today for Saturday, December 20, 2008

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
    Nine sections of "Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini"
    Pianist Dmitri Alexeev with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Yuri Temirkanov
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    The Orion String Quartet
    Three Fugues from "The Well-Tempered Klavier" for String Quartet, K. 405
    St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, CA
  • Anonymous
    "A New Tune"
    The Palladian Ensemble
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul
  • Dmitri Shostakovich
    Third and fourth movements from Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47
    The St. Petersburg Philharmonic with conductor Yuri Temirkanov
    Symphony Hall, Birmingham
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Rondino in E-flat for Wind Octet, WoO 25
    Chicago Chamber Musicians
    Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

hour 2

  • Edvard Grieg
    Romanze from Quartet No. 1, Op. 27
    The Shanghai Quartet
    Oregon Bach Festival, Eugene, Oregon
  • Jacques Ibert
    "Three Short Pieces"
    Musicians from the Oregon Bach Festival
    Oregon Bach Festival, Eugene, Oregon
  • Robert Schumann and Paul Chihara
    "Overture, Scherzo, and Finale" and "Childhood Dreams"
    The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
    Carnegie Hall, New York City
  • Kyle Dawkins
    "Flight"
    The Georgia Guitar Quartet
    Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, Georgia
  • Vince Guaraldi
    "Linus and Lucy"
    The Georgia Guitar Quartet
    Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, Georgia
  • Sergei Prokofiev
    Allegro from the "Classical" Symphony
    The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
  • Alfred Burt
    "Caroling, Caroling" and "We'll Dress the House"
    The Bel Canto Company with conductor Welborn E. Young
    Christ United Methodist Church, Greensboro, North Carolina
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