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In-Studio: Kirill Gerstein Plays Liszt's Transcendental Etude No. 12

Friday, March 13, 2015

For most pianists, the day after a major recital typically means rest, relaxation or perhaps, a plane flight. For Kirill Gerstein, it meant Liszt. Watch and learn.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

In Studio with Pianist Ko-Eun Yi

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Korean pianist Ko-Eun Yi comes to the Young Artists Showcase studio for a preview of her Carnegie Hall recital debut. 

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Conducting Business

Why Don’t More Classical Musicians Improvise?

Friday, January 30, 2015

Improvisation is a nearly obsolete art in classical music. But virtuosos used to improvise all the time. This week's episode features two guests who believe it should be kept alive.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

In Studio with Pianist Stanislav Khristenko

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Pianist Stanislav Khristenko came by the Young Artists Showcase studio to show off his range with performances of Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin and more.

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Top 5 @ 105

Top Five Pieces to Raise the Dead (or Undead)

Thursday, October 24, 2013

It’s not pure coincidence that classical composers wind up on soundtracks to horror flicks and slasher movies. Their music can raise the hairs of listeners even without scary special effects.

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WQXR Features

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Rhapsody Rabbit

Saturday, October 19, 2013

With Liszt’s birthday coming up this Tuesday, we have chosen his Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 for our Saturday morning cartoon.

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Reflections from the Keyboard

Wagneriana

Thursday, October 03, 2013

This week, Reflections from the Keyboard considers Richard Wagner with piano transcriptions of his work. See if you like your Wagner piano-ized instead of vocalized and orchestrated.

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WQXR Blog

Can an iPad App Make You Love Liszt?

Thursday, July 11, 2013

A new app designed for iPads gives users a chance to better understand Liszt's Sonata in B minor. It shows the English pianist Stephen Hough giving a complete performance.

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Albums of the Week

New Releases by Giuliano Carmignola, Christopher O'Riley & the Cremona Quartet

Sunday, June 02, 2013

Our newly-rebooted album spotlight features the Cremona String Quartet playing Beethoven, Christopher O'Riley doing Liszt and Giuliano Carmignola in Vivaldi.

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Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

Van Cliburn's Musical Diplomacy Eases Tense U.S.-Soviet Relationship

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

WNYC

Fifty-five years ago this week, Van Cliburn was feted in New York City for his gold medal at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Russia. Our sister station WNYC covered the young Texan's triumphant return.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Don't Get Too Comfortable

Saturday, April 28, 2012

On this week's All Ears we shake things up a bit with a kind of musical hopscotch. Terrance McKnight explores colorful works produced with movement in mind.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Don't Get Too Comfortable

Saturday, March 10, 2012

On this week's All Ears we shake things up a bit with a kind of musical hopscotch. Terrance McKnight explores colorful works produced with movement in mind.

 

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