July 17, 2019

Or rather, three nominees. Plus, Gerard Schwarz, the trumpeter/conductor whom Jay interviewed recently on his “Q&A” (here). This episode provides beauty, wonder, excitement, controversy, solace—it’s music.

Haydn, Trumpet Concerto, final movement, Gerard Schwarz et al.

Piston, Symphony No. 4, Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz

Stölzel, “Bist du bei mir,” Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Gerald Moore

Caccini, “Amarilli,” Janet Baker et al.

Mahler, “Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen,” Christa Ludwig et al.

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