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November 7, 2012

Hidden Treasure

Like a seasoned antique hunter with a nose for overlooked gems, conductor JoAnn Falletta has a real knack for bringing hidden treasures to light. In today's show, Falletta leads the Buffalo Philharmonic in Franz Schreker's "Prelude to a Drama." Schreker is largely forgotten today, but was an important opera composer in the early 20th century. Schreker's "Prelude to a Drama" comes from his opera "The Marked Ones."

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Astor Piazzolla
    Ave Maria
    Maya Beiser, cello, Anthony de Mare, piano
  • Johann Sebastian Bach (Arranged by Max Reger)
    Two Bourrees in A Minor, BWV 807, from Reger's Suite for Orchestra in G Minor
    The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Alastair Willis, conductor
    Church of St. John the Divine, Houston
  • Astor Piazzolla
    The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    The Church of St. John The Divine, Houston
  • The Piano Puzzler
    This week's contestant is Keith Weber from Houston, Texas
  • Johannes Brahms
    Violin Sonata No. 2 in A, Op. 78
    Anthony Marwood, violin, Aleksandar Madzar, piano
    Wigmore Hall, London, England
  • William Boyce
    Symphony in A, Op. 2, No. 2 (Birthday)
    Tempesta di Mare
    Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia

hour 2

  • Franz Schubert
    Notturno in E-flat, D. 897
    Juho Pohjonen, piano, Cho-Liang Lin, violin, David Finckel, cello
    Music@Menlo, Atherton, California
  • Edward Elgar
    First movement from Serenade for Strings, Op. 20
    Festival Musicians
    Amelia Island Chamber Music Festival, Fernandina Beach, Florida
  • William Byrd
    In Nomine
    Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia
  • John Dowland
    Come Again! Sweet Love Doth now Invite
    Kathleen Battle, soprano, Christopher Parkening, guitar
  • John Dowland
    Four Galliards
    Nigel North, lute
    Sundin Hall, St. Paul
  • Max Reger
    Bacchanale, from Four Tone Poems after Arnold Bocklin, Op. 128
    The Buffalo Philharmonic, JoAnn Falletta, conductor
  • Franz Schreker
    Prelude to a Drama, from the Marked Ones
    The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, New York
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