NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Longview, Texas / Show 336
From Longview, Texas this week’s program features a 12-year-old pianist from East Texas performing the music of Paderewski, a heartfelt performance of Faure’s “Elegy” performed by a teenager from the Chicago area, and a moving story from the young flutist on the program who’s rancher grandfather sold much of his herd of cattle to support her musical studies.
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Performers & Repertoire
- I. Allegro molto ed appassionato from Sonata No. 3, Op. 45 for Violin and Piano by Edvard Grieg (1843-1907) with Christopher O'Riley, piano
- Caprice à la Scarlatti in G major, Op. 14 No. 3 by Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941)
- III. Allegro scherzando from the Sonata for Flute and Piano by Otar Taktakishvili (1924-1989) with Christopher O'riley, piano
- Élégie, Op.24 by Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) with Christopher O'Riley, piano
- Quartet Diamant | Masha Lakisova (15), violin, Rebecca Moy (16), violin, Natalie Clarke (17), viola, and Adam Lee (16), celloI. Allegro violento ed agitato from String Quartet No. 1, Op. 20, by Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983)
- "Por Una Cabeza" by Carlos Gardel (1890-1935), arr. John Williams, with Christopher O'Riley, piano
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