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Debussy Claude

June 18, 2014

A Debussy soundscape

On Wednesday's Performance Today, composer Bruce Adolphe joins us for this week's musical game - our Piano Puzzler. Plus, recent concert highlights from around the world, including a stunning performance of Claude Debussy's colorful soundscape, Iberia, from a concert in Amsterdam.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • Charles-Marie Widor
    Suite for flute and piano, Op. 34: 3. Romance-Andantino
    Jeffrey Khaner, flute; Hugh Sung, piano
    The Romantic Flute
    Avie 2131
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Symphony No. 35 in D Major, K. 385, "Haffner"
    River Oaks Chamber Orchestra; Robert Moody, conductor
    The Church of St. John the Divine, Houston, TX
  • The Piano Puzzler
    This week's contestant is Sherry M. from Austin, TX
  • Charles Marie Widor
    Introduction and Rondo, Op. 72
    Sang Yoon Kim, clarinet; Vivian Fan, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN
  • Paul Jeanjean
    Sang Yoon Kim, clarinet; Vivian Fan, piano
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN

hour 2

  • Franz Schubert
    5 Minuets with 6 Trios, D. 89: No. 5 in C Major
    Moscow Virtuosi; Vladimir Spivakov, conductor
    Symphony 5 / German Dances
    RCA 60452
  • William Bolcom
    Recuerdos for Two Pianos
    Christina Naughton, piano; Michelle Naughton, piano
    Ramsey Concert Hall, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • Franz Schubert
    String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, "Rosamunde": 1. Allegro ma non troppo
    The Dover Quartet
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN
  • Claude Debussy
    Iberia from Images for Orchestra, L. 122
    Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra; Jun Markl, conductor
    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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