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Rudolf Buchbinder

April 21, 2014

Rudolf Buchbinder

Rudolf Buchbinder grew up in a house with a piano, despite the fact that no one in his family played music. That piano became a source of inspiration for Buchbinder, who has grown up to have a tremendous career as a pianist. We'll hear him play Beethoven on Monday's Performance Today.

Today's Playlist



hour 1

  • Antonin Dvorak
    Slavonic Dance No. 9 in B Major, Op. 72
    Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Fritz Reiner, conductor
    Weekend Classics - Hungarian Dances, Slavonic Dances
    London/Decca 417696
  • Leo Delibes
    Pizzicati, from Sylvia
    Vienna Philharmonic; Daniel Barenboim, conductor
    Musikverein, Vienna
    New Year's Concert 2014
    Sony Classical 88843015642
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15
    Vienna Philharmonic; Rudolf Buchbinder, piano and conductor
    Musikverein, Vienna
    Beethoven: The Piano Concertos
    Sony Classical 88883745212
  • John Williams
    Imperial March, from Star Wars
    Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Franz Welser-Most, conductor
    Gardens, Schonbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria
    Summer Night Concert, Schonbrunn 2010. Moon, Planets, Stars

hour 2

  • Johann Sebastian Bach (trans. Victoria Drake)
    Cello Suite No. 6 in D Major, BWV 1012, transcribed for harp in D-flat Major : 6. Gigue
    Victoria Drake, harp
    From the Bach Notebook of Harpist Victoria Drake
    Well Tempered Productions 5193
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 103: 3. Menuetto; 4. Finale: Presto
    Chicago Chamber Musicians
    Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Evanston, IL
  • Pablo Casals
    Song of the Birds for Cello and Organ
    Desmond Hoebig, cello; Gregory D'Agostino, organ
    Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival, Orcas Center, Eastsound, WA
  • Georg Philipp Telemann
    Gulliver Suite
    Geoff Nuttall and Barry Shiffman, violins
    Music@Menlo, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Palo Alto, CA
  • Francesco Mancini
    Sonata No. 6 in d minor: 2. Allegro
    Rebel Ensemble
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, Minnesota Public Radio, St. Paul, MN
  • Georg Philipp Telemann
    Musique de table, Part I: Quartet in A Major, TWV 43:A7: 3. Aria - Menuet
    Rebel Ensemble
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, Minnesota Public Radio, St. Paul, MN
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Pulcinella Suite
    New York Philharmonic; Kurt Masur, conductor
    Avery Fisher Hall, New York, NY
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