We hear Thelonious Monk's “Crepuscule With Nellie,” a haunting solo piano melody the jazz great wrote for his ill wife. Also, Arvo Pärt’s highly emotional, biblically-inspired “Wallfahrtslied” (Pilgrim’s Song) and Ed Chang’s version of John Cage’s groundbreaking composition “Aria.”
Also Featured Tonight:
Terry Riley / The Philosopher's Hand
Arthur Foote / Three pieces for Piano and Cello
Johannes Brahms / Four Serious Songs
Marga Richter / Blackberry Vines and Winter Fruit
Leos Janacek / Sinfonietta
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