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Arabian Nights Entertainments

March 3, 2015

One Thousand and One Nights

On Tuesday's Performance Today, we'll hear the story of One Thousand and One Nights as told in music by Rimsky-Korsakov. Plus, we'll her a beautiful piece for six pianos by American composer Paul Kerekes.

Today's Playlist



hour 1

  • Ottorino Respighi
    Brazilian Impressions: 3. Song and Dance
    Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conductor
    Respighi: Church Windows, Brazilian Impressions, Roman Festivals
    Telarc 80356
  • Alberic Magnard
    Hymne a la justice
    Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Louis Langree, conductor
    Springer Auditorium, Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati, OH
  • George Gershwin
    Cuban Overture
    ZOFO Piano Duo: Eva-Maria Zimmermann, piano; Keisuke Nakagoshi, piano
    Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA
  • Paul Kerekes
    wither
    Grand Band: Vicky Chow, piano; David Friend, piano; Paul Kerekes, piano; Blair McMillen, piano; Lisa Moore, piano; Isabelle O'Connell, piano
    Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, Dalton Recital Hall, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
  • Johan Sigismund Kusser
    Suite IV in C from Apollo at Play
    Tempesta di Mare; Emlyn Ngai, concertmaster; Gwyn Roberts and Richard Stone, directors
    Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA

hour 2

  • Peter Tchaikovsky
    Sleeping Beauty: Waltz
    New York Philharmonic; Kurt Masur, conductor
    Pas de deux: Tchaikovsky Famous Waltzes
    Teldec 94571
  • Richard Rodgers & Robert Bennett (arr. Mark Rogers)
    Oklahoma!
    Dallas Winds; Jerry Junkin, conductor
    Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX
  • Anton Webern
    Langsamer Satz for String Quartet
    Amphion String Quartet: David Southorn, violin; Katie Hyun, violin; Andy Lin, viola; Mihai Marica, cello
    The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
    Scheherazade Symphonic Suite, Op. 35: 3. Andantino quasi allegretto; 4. Allegro molto
    Glenn Dicterow, violin; New York Philharmonic; Alan Gilbert, conductor
    Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY
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