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July 23, 2014

Mozart's Haffner Serenade

On Wednesday's Performance Today, the Vienna Philharmonic dazzles with a performance of Mozart's Haffner Serenade. Plus, Bruce Adolphe joins us for this week's Piano Puzzler.

Today's Playlist

hour 1

  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk
    Gypsy Song
    Philip Martin, piano
    Gottschalk: Piano Music Vol 1
    Hyperion 66459
  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    Capriccio italien, Op. 45
    Dallas Symphony Orchestra; Jaap van Zweden, conductor
    McDermott Concert Hall, Meyer Symphony Center, Dallas, TX
    DSO Live disc
  • The Piano Puzzler
    This week's contestant is Katherine Oxnard Ellis from Savannah, GA
  • Valerie Coleman
    Imani Winds
    Secrest Artists Series, Brendle Recital Hall, Wake Forest University; Winston-Salem, NC

hour 2

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543: 3. Menuetto: Allegretto - Trio - Menuetto
    Vienna Philharmonic; James Levine, conductor
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphonies No. 38 "Prague" and No. 39
    Deutsche Grammophon 423086
  • Maurice Ravel
    Valses Nobles et Sentimentales: 1. Modere - tres franc; 2. Assez lent - avec une expression intense; 3. Modere; 5. Presque lent - dans un sentiment intime; 6. Assez vif; 8. Epilogue: lent
    Sean Chen, piano
    Van Cliburn Competition, Bass Performance Hall, Forth Worth, TX
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Serenade in D Major KV 250 / KV 248b "Haffner Serenade": 5.Menuetto galante; 6. Andante; 7. Menuetto; 8. Adagio - Allegro assai
    Vienna Philharmonic; Marc Minkowski, conductor
    Mozart Week, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria
  • Carlo Domeniconi
    The Bridge of the Birds, Op. 90
    Yameng Wang, guitar
    Spivey Hall, Morrow, GA
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