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Percussionists

Friday, October 15, 1999

Percussionists are getting together tomorrow night for a performance which, as WNYC's Sara Fishko reports, promises to be...well...smashing. Here's this week's edition of the Fishko Files.

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Remembering Chopin

Wednesday, October 06, 1999

Frederic Chopin died October 17, 1849, and this month musicians will be remembering the great Polish composer and his immeasurable contribution to Romantic music. Sara Fishko has more, on this edition of The Fishko Files... Morning Edition

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Discovering Michael Rabin

Friday, August 27, 1999

Discovering a new, young, gifted musician is always a thrill...even if it takes 49 years. WNYC's Sara Fishko has more with this edition of The Fishko Files.

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Women of Tin Pan Alley

Monday, August 23, 1999

Back in the first half of the 20th century, composers and lyricists were well known to people who bought sheet music, and later records, to enjoy at home. And many of those names and tunes have stayed with us today. But as Sara Fishko tells us, some songs of the ...

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Symphonie Fantastique

Friday, July 30, 1999

Great music has always inspired art in other forms; choreographers, filmmakers, novelists, poets and painters have tried to evoke or enhance the musical experience with their work; and so, as WNYC's Sara Fishko discovered, has one puppeteer with a singular vision . . .

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Pianist Sara Davis Buechner

Friday, November 06, 1998

Piano playing can be a grueling art, demanding sacrifice and concentration, but offering beauty and fulfillment to the Listener and the artist. WNYC's Sara Fishko talked, recently, to a musician who is struggling with the complexities of the instrument-and of her own personality.

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