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Sibelius and Heifetz

Thursday, April 16, 2015

In 1935, Jascha Heifetz made the first recording, ever, of the Sibelius Violin Concerto.

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30 Pieces in 30 Days

30 Pieces: Nielsen's Symphony No. 3 'Sinfonia Espansiva'

Sunday, January 25, 2015

This month, WQXR is taking 30 pieces from the 2014 Classical Countdown and asking music experts to give us their "next step" compositions. Today: Nielsen's Third Symphony.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

The Manhattan School of Music Precollege Philharmonic in Concert

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Prepare for Thanksgiving with student musicians of the Manhattan School of Music Precollege Philharmonic, featuring 16-year-old violin soloist Typher Yom.

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WQXR Features

Proms: BBC Philharmonic Plays Sibelius, Hindemith, Davies and Bridge

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Listen to the BBC Philharmonic's Proms performance, featuring two of Sibelius's most popular pieces with two lesser-known British works. John Storgårds conducts.

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Top 5 @ 105

Top 5 Strange Possessions of Famous Composers

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The fascination with the interiors of well-known artists' homes is nothing new, and possessions of long-deceased composers still captivate thousands of tourists who visit their former homes each year.

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Fishko Files

Sibelius and Heifetz

Thursday, January 10, 2013

In 1935, Jascha Heifetz made the first recording, ever, of the Sibelius Violin Concerto. In this edition of Fishko Files, WNYC’s Sara Fishko reflects on the power of the recording –and the music.

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WQXR Blog

A Mysteriously Lost Sibelius Symphony Emerges

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

In a new video featuring the Helsinki Philharmonic, sketches of what are believed to be Jean Sibelius's mysteriously unfinished Eighth Symphony are heard for the first time in history.

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Soundcheck

This Song Will Be Right Back, After This Pause

Friday, October 15, 2010

Sometimes the best part of the music is a moment of silence.

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Fishko Files

Sibelius and Heifetz: Perfect Pair

Friday, June 11, 2010

It’s the 75th anniversary of a celebrated recording by Jascha Heifetz of the Sibelius Violin Concerto. That has WNYC’s Sara Fishko considering the power of the recording and the music ... in this edition of the Fishko Files.

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