June 30, 2021

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When Jay says “just perfect,” in this episode, he is referring to Marilyn Horne’s singing of “At the River.” This is the piece that ends the podcast. It’s a little Independence Day nod. Elsewhere, Jay discusses and plays a Debussy song, two famous guitar pieces, and a piano piece by Frederic Rzewski, the American composer (also a political radical), recently deceased. A neat, varied, interesting, and enriching program.

Debussy, “La mer est plus belle que les cathédrales
Villa-Lobos, Prelude No. 5
Rzewski, “Down by the Riverside
Barrios, “Julia Florida
Lowry, arr. Copland, “At the River

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