Kreisler, Film Scores, & More / Show 423
18-year-old percussionist Aleo Esparza shows Peter Dugan how he holds his mallets when he performs.
We meet a teenage pianist with an affinity for horror movie scores, a percussionist who adapts Debussy for marimba, a talented violinist who likes to read books upside down, and an outstanding trio from Utah play Café Music. They all answer the question — why classical music?
Today’s program is sponsored by the Estate of Earl Kallberg. As a piano technician and long-time listener of From the Top, Mr. Kallberg wanted to ensure young musicians would have a national platform for their music and storytelling to be heard for years to come.
Learn more about Legacy Giving at From the Top.
- Host : Peter Dugan
Peter Dugan's position is sponsored by Susan and Gerald Slavet
Performers & Repertoire
- Praeludium and Allegro (In the style of Pugnani) by Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962)
- Children's Corner, L. 113 - I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum by Claude Debussy (1862-1918) arr. Aleo Esparza
- Four Preludes (Shostakovich Opus 34, Nos. 2, 6, 17, 20) by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) arr. Dmitri Tsyganov (1903-1992)
- Pianist Peter DuganThree Preludes for Piano, Prelude 2 by George Gershwin (1898-1937)
- Ballade No.2 in F major, Op.38 by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
- Café Music (Mvmt I) by Paul Schoenfield (b. 1947)
- Pianist Peter DuganThree Preludes for Piano, Prelude 1 by George Gershwin (1898-1937)
- Monday, December 12, 2022
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