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Abilene, TX / 116

Tuesday, February 1, 2005  |  Paramount Theatre  |  Presented by KACU FM


This week, from the historic Paramount Theatre in Abilene, Texas, a local 17-member string ensemble plays the music of Mark O’Connor, an outstanding 12-year-old violinist performs Saint-Saëns, and a pianist from Austin and a flutist from Florida both perform Prokofiev. Also, a round of our game Musical Jeopardy is played as a grudge match!

Performers & Repertoire

  • “Olympic Reel” by Mark O’Connor
  • Toccata in D minor by Sergei Prokofiev
  • “Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso” Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Sonata in D Major for Flute and Piano, Op. 94, 4th mvt. by Sergei Prokofiev
  • “Voi, che sapete” from Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Release Dates

  • Monday, September 26, 2005
  • Monday, April 4, 2005

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