January 12, 2023

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This episode features the “Nokia tune”—which actually comes from a Spanish guitar piece. We also have tributes to two late-greats: the clarinetist Stanley Drucker and the organist Frederick Swann. And music by Handel, Berkeley, Guillaume Connesson (b. 1970), et al. A wonderful assortment.

Poulenc, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, last movement

Debussy, “La plus que lente

Handel, “No, no, I’ll take no less,” from “Semele”

Tárrega, Gran Vals

Connesson, “Céléphaïs” from “Les Cités de Lovecraft”

Bach, Gigue from the French Suite No. 1 in D minor

Berkeley, Sonatina for Guitar, first movement

Elvey, arr., Swann, “Crown Him with Many Crowns

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