Jay Nordlinger, music critic of The New Criterion, talks music—but, more important, plays music.
May 16, 2020
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Jay plays some music by a Bach son. There is also Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns, and other composers. The episode ends with a tribute to Rosalind Elias, the late American mezzo-soprano: the thirteenth and last child of Lebanese immigrants.
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel, Rondo II in C minor
Beethoven, Sonata for Piano and Violin in G major, Op. 3, No. 3, final movement
Hahn, “À Chloris”
Dohnányi, Serenade in C
Wolf, “Benedeit die sel’ge Mutter”
Tchaikovsky, String Sextet in D minor, “Souvenir de Florence”
Verdi, “Stride la vampa,” from Il trovatore
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