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Mark O'Connor

Weekend of May 5, 2012

Gypsy Music

The Roma people (also known as Gypsies) have long lived on the fringes of Eastern European society. But even though they themselves have been marginalized, their influence on classical music has not. In today's show, we'll hear Haydn's "Gypsy Rondo" Trio and the world premiere of Mark O'Connor's "March of the Gypsy Fiddler."

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Georg Philipp Telemann
    Concerto in F major for three violins, violino grosso and basso continuo; II. Largo
    Musica Amphion, Pieter-Jan Belder, conductor
  • William Byrd
    Why do I use my paper, ink, and pen, a 5 (text: Henry Walpole)
    Stile Antico
    International Sacred Music Festival, Fribourg Church, College St-Michel, Fribourg
  • Gustav Holst
    First Suite in E-flat
    Dallas Wind Symphony, Jerry Junkin, artistic director and conductor
    Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, Texas
  • Georg Philipp Telemann
    Quartet for Flute, Violin, Viola da Gamba and Basso Continuo No. 1 in D Major, TWV 43:D3
    The Age of Passions (Karl Kaiser, flute, Petra Mullejans, violin, Hille Perl, viola de gamba, Lee Santana, lute)
    Wallfahrtskirche Mariae Kronung, Oberried, Germany

hour 2

  • Maurice Ravel
    Danse Generale from 'Daphnis et Chloe'
    New York Philharmonic, Pierre Boulez, conductor
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Cello Suite No. 2 in d minor, BWV 1008 6. Gigue arr. Wijnaud van Klaveren
    Amstel Saxophone Quartet
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Sinfonia concertante in E-flat major for Violin, Viola, and Orchestra (K. 364/320d)
    Glenn Dicterow, violin; Cynthia Phelps, viola; New York Philharmonic, Christoph von Dohnanyi, conductor
    Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, New York
  • Alexander Agricola
    Je nay dueul, Tant ha bon oeuil
    Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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