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Lili Boulanger

Weekend of May 17, 2014

On this weekend's Performance Today, our newest Young Artist in Residence, Boson Mo, joins Fred in the studio to play colorful 20th century music by Lili Boulanger.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Maurice Ravel
    Valses nobles et sentimentales, No. 7
    Vladimir Spivakov, violin; Sergei Bezrodny, piano
    It ain't necessarily so
    RCA 60861
  • Miles Davis
    Blue in Green
    Los Angeles Guitar Quartet: John Dearman, guitar; Matthew Greif, guitar; William Kanengiser, guitar; Scott Tennant, guitar
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN
  • The Piano Puzzler
    This week's contestant is Kathleen Burns from Columbia, SC
  • Maurice Ravel (arr. Richard Tognetti)
    String Quartet in F Major, for String Orchestra
    Australian Chamber Orchestra; Richard Tognetti, violin and leader
    DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, Leighton Concert Hall, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

hour 2

  • Antonin Dvorak
    Slavonic Dances- Furiant, Op. 46, No. 8
    New York Philharmonic; Kurt Masur, conductor
    Dvorak Symphony No. 9 and Slavonic Dances
    Teldec 73244
  • Jonathan Bartz
    Diary of Private Lives
    Lauren Seidel, oboe; Megan Dvorak, English horn; St. Olaf Band; Timothy Mahr, conductor
    Skoglund Center Auditorium, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
  • PT Young Artist in Residence
    Boson Mo, violin
  • Lili Boulanger
    Two Pieces for Violin and Piano: 1. Nocturne
    Boson Mo, violin; Andrew Staupe, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN
  • Olivier Messiaen
    Quartet for the End of Time: 8. Praise to the Immortality of Jesus Christ
    Boson Mo, violin; Andrew Staupe, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN
  • Anton Webern
    Im Sommerwind
    New York Philharmonic; Alan Gilbert, conductor
    Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY
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