Jay Nordlinger, The New Criterion’s music critic, talks music—but, more important, plays music.
December 06, 2022
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As our heading suggests, Jay fills this episode with preludes and other short pieces, and songs—by Tchaikovsky, Debussy, Shostakovich, and others. A wonderful, filling assortment.
Shostakovich, Fugue in A major, from Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87
Debussy, “La fille aux cheveux de lin”
Shostakovich, arr. Tsyganov, Prelude in D flat, Op. 34
Shostakovich, arr. Tsyganov, Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op. 34
Bach, arr. Kanneh-Mason, “Komm, süsser Tod”
Tchaikovsky, Scherzo, from “Souvenir d’un lieu cher”
Tchaikovsky, Mélodie, from “Souvenir d’un lieu cher”
Clarke, “The Cloths of Heaven”
Dunhill, “The Cloths of Heaven”
Debussy, arr. Hartmann, “La fille aux cheveux de lin”
Clarke, “Down by the Salley Gardens”
Trad., arr. Britten, “Down by the Salley Gardens”
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