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Explore the Legends of Bohemia with Deutsche Welle, March 2020


Bedrich Smetana wrote Ma Vlast drawing inspiration from the history, legends and countryside of Bohemia. Smetana has since been regarded as the father of Czech music. His writings are often nationalistic, including this set that celebrates the beauty of Bohemia. Tune in to learn more on 3/2.

3/2        Trifonov at the Rheingau – Trifonov: Piano concerto Smetana: Ma vlast (Daniil Trifonov, p; Bamberg Symphony; Jakub Hrusa, cond)

3/9        L'arte del mondo - Wineberger: Symphony Reicha: Scène italienne Romberg: Sinfonia Concertante Reicha: Cello concerto Righini: Cheer up the sad looks from Aeneas in Latium Mozart: Symphony No. 33 (Georg Poplutz, t; Emilio Percan, v; Catherine Jones, c; Orchestra l'arte del mondo; Werner Ehrhardt, cond)

3/16      Fedossiev - Mussorgsky/Rimski-Korsakov: A Night on Bald Mountain Prokofiev: Violin concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony (Nikita Boriso-Glebsky, v; Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Moscow; Vladimir I. Fedossiev, cond)

3/23      Schumann: Nachtstücke Holliger: Three nocturnal pieces for piano Bartók: Im Freien (Out of Doors). Five pieces for piano Liszt: Excerpts from Years of Pilgrimage: Switzerland, Italy, Third Year (Tomoki Kitamura and Louis Lortie, p)

3/30      J.S. Bach: Excerpts from The Art of Fugue and A Musical Offering Jenkins: Fantazia Purcell: Fantazia Gottschick: Snow, Canon Puzzle Gibbons: Variations on Go From My Window Byrd: Prelude and Ground Gottschick/J.S. Bach: Canon per tonos (Ensemble Vintage, Cologne)