Bach Sonatas, a Chopin Nocturne, & Carmen Fantasie | Show 396
16-year-old percussionist Glenn Choe is a member of one of the nation’s best marching bands. But this week, he’s off the football field and sharing this expressive performance of the fugue from J.S. Bach’s Violin Sonata No. 1 arranged for marimba.
A teenage flutist’s playful performance of Carmen Fantasie kicks off this week’s program. We also meet a young marimba player who’s a star member of one of the strongest marching bands in Texas, and a teenage pianist who performs the music of Chopin. Finally, we travel to one of Boston’s great churches to hear a young organist perform the music of J.S. Bach.
- Host: Peter Dugan
Peter Dugan's position is sponsored by Susan and Gerald Slavet.
Performers & Repertoire
- Carmen Fantasie (excerpts) by François Borne (1840-1920)
- Nocturne in D flat Major, Opus 27 No. 2 by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
- Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001: Fugue, arranged for marimba by J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
- Cantilene by Louis Cahuzac (1880-1960)
- Trio Sonata No. 2 in C minor, BWV 526, III. Allegro by J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
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