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C.P.E. Bach

Weekend of March 8, 2014

C.P.E. Bach's birthday

In honor of his 300th birthday, we'll celebrate the life and remarkably inventive music of composer Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach on this weekend's Performance Today.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Ernst von Dohnanyi
    Four Rhapsodies, Op. 11: No. 3 in C major
    Jeno Jando, piano
    Piano Works
    Schwann 311812
  • Dario Castello
    Sonatas Nos. 15 and 16 from Sontate concertante in stil moderne, libro secondo
    Australian Chamber Orchestra; Richard Egarr, guest director/harpsichord
    Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, Australia
  • The Piano Puzzler
    This week's contestant is Ruth Eldredge from Provo, UT
  • Ernst von Dohnanyi
    Serenade for String Trio in C Major, Op. 10
    James Ehnes, violin; Richard O'Neill, viola; Robert deMaine, cello
    Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival, The Overlake School, Redmond, WA

hour 2

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (arr. Andres Segovia)
    Marcia; Siciliana
    Eliot Fisk, guitar
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
    Sonata in G Major
    Michail Pletnev, piano
    CPE Bach Sonatas & Rondos
    DG 459 614
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
    Keyboard concerto in B minor, Wq 30
    Baroque Orchestra; Nicholas McGegan conductor
    First Congregational Church, Berkeley, CA
  • Georg Philipp Telemann
    Quartet No. 3 in G Major, TWV 43:G4: 2. Legerement; 5. Modere; 7. Lentement
    Chatham Baroque: Stephen Schultz, baroque flute; Andrew Fouts, baroque violin; Patricia Halverson, viola da gamba; Andrew Appel, harpsichord; Scott Pauley, theorbo
    Synod Hall, St. Paul Cathedral, Pittsburgh, PA
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