April 21, 2020

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Jay’s previous episode was devoted to music of spring. As he points out, it’s still spring—and there’s a lot of spring music out there. So he goes a second round. This round serves up Schubert, Mahler, Copland, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and more. A colorful, happy bouquet.

Tracks played:

Argento, “Spring

Schumann, “Spring” Symphony

Mahler, “Frühlingsmorgen

Mahler, “Der Trunkene im Frühling,” from “Das Lied von der Erde”

Copland, “Appalachian Spring

Schubert, “Frühlingsglaube

Duke, “April in Paris,” Count Basie and His Orchestra

Rodgers & Hammerstein, “It Might As Well Be Spring

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