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Lorin Maazel

July 25, 2014

American conductor and violinist Lorin Maazel died recently at the age of 84. On Friday's Performance Today we'll hear a highlight from the Maestro's long career; Maazel leading the New York Philharmonic in Igor Stravinsky's Song of the Nightingale.

Today's Playlist

hour 1

  • Antonin Dvorak
    Slavonic Dances: Furiant, Op. 46, No. 8
    New York Philharmonic; Kurt Masur, conductor
    Dvorak Symphony No. 9 and Slavonic Dances
    Teldec 73244
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Adagio in B-flat Major, KV 411
    David Shifrin and Todd Levy, clarinets; Mark Dubac, Kyle Knox, and James Moffitt, basset horns
    Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
    Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival - Mozart / Gilbert
    Koch 7735
  • Igor Stravinsky
    Chant du rossignol, "The Song of the Nightingale"
    New York Philharmonic; Lorin Maazel, conductor
    Avery Fisher Hall, New York, NY
    DG Concerts - 2006/2007 - Ravel, Stravinsky
    DG B0009772
  • Karol Szymanowski
    Variation on a theme in b-flat minor, Op. 3
    Jose Ramon Mendez, piano
    Legacy Hall, Schwob School of Music, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

hour 2

  • Franz Schubert/Franz Liszt
    Murray Perahia, piano
    Murray Perahia: Songs Without Words
    Sony 66511
  • Anton Webern
    Langsamer Satz
    Catalyst Quartet: Karla Donehew Perez, violin; Jessie Montgomery, violin; Christopher Jenkins, viola; Karlos Rodriguez, cello
    Grand Canyon Music Festival
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Violin Partita No. 2 in d minor, BWV 1004: 5. Chaconne
    Robyn Bollinger, violin
    Maud Moon Weyerhaeuser Studio, St. Paul, MN
  • Franz Liszt
    Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2
    Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
    Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY
  • Clara Schumann
    Prelude and Fugue in B Flat, Op. 16, No. 2
    Angela Cheng, piano
    Piano Music of Clara and Robert Schumann
    CBC 1087
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