July 29, 2021

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“Care to romp around in some Romantic piano music?” asks Jay. “Virtuosic Romantic piano music? High-quality salon stuff? Well, that’s what we’re going to do.” Jay gives us a program of the talented, witty, dashing Moritz Moszkowski (1854–1925). The final piece is maybe Moszkowski’s best loved: “Étincelles,” or “Sparks.”

Music of Moritz Moszkowski

Étude de Virtuosité in F, Op. 72, No. 6

Chanson bohème

Caprice espagnole

Piano Concerto No. 2 in E, Op. 59

Étude de Virtuosité in A flat, Op. 72, No. 11

Guitarre,” arr. Sarasate


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