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Astor Piazzolla

March 26, 2013

Performance Today for Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Argentine composer and tango master Astor Piazzolla wrote dozens of pieces inspired by tango, but none more ethereal than the one we'll hear called Oblivion. We'll go to a concert by the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra, in Houston for music by the tango master on Tuesday's Performance Today from APM.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Silvius Leopold Weiss
    Concerto for Lute and Flute in F major, SC 9
    Members of Tempesta di Mare: Gwyn Roberts, flute; Richard Stone, lute
  • Franz Joseph Haydn
    Trio in G Major, H.XV.25 - IV. Finale "Gypsy Rondo"
    OPUS ONE
  • Mark O'Connor
    March of the Gypsy Fiddler (Triple Concerto for violin, cello, piano, and orchestra)
    The Ahn Trio; ProMusica Chamber Orchestra; Timothy Russell, conductor
    Southern Theatre, Columbus, Ohio
  • Johann Friedrich Fasch
    Concerto in D Major, FWV L:D8 (North American Premiere)
    Tempesta di Mare; Gwyn Roberts & Richard Stone, artistic directors
    Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff
    Cello Sonata in g minor - III. Andante
    Jamie Walton, cello; Daniel Grimwood, piano
    Wigmore Hall, London, England

hour 2

  • Jacques Ibert
    Hommage a Mozart
    Music Academy of the West; Nicholas McGegan, conductor
    Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, California
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Symphony No. 36 in C Major, K. 425
    Academy Festival Orchesta; Nicholas McGegan, conductor
    Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, California
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams
    The Turtle Dove
    Choir of Clare College; Tim Brown, director
    Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
  • Percy Grainger
    English Morris Dance, "Shepherd's Hey"
    United States Marine Band; Major Jason K. Fettig, conductor
    Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts, Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, VA
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    La Clemenza di Tito, Overture
    The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Nicholas McGegan, conductor
  • Astor Piazzolla
    Oblivion
    River Oaks Chamber Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    The Church of St. John The Divine, Houston, Texas
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