September 08, 2021

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The opening piece, Jay says is one of the most joyous, most exuberant pieces ever written. It is a movement of a symphony, actually—the finale. Jay closes this program with Victor Borge, the musician-comedian, or comedian-musician—but in a serious vein. There is much to soak in, in this relatively brief program. Maybe the kind to listen to twice.

Mozart, Symphony No. 34 in C, K. 338, finale

Rorem, “Ferry Me Across the Water

Bach-Loussier, Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565

Henriques, Lullaby

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