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Week of May 21, 2012

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Mariss Jansons — conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes — piano

SymphonyCast 05/21/2012 (Hour 1)
SymphonyCast 05/21/2012 (Hour 2)

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BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 83

WAGNER: Vorspiel und Liebestod 'Tristan und Isolde'

R. STRAUSS: Der Rosenkavalier, Suite, Op. 59

DEBUSSY: Danses sacree et profane pour harpe et orchestra a cords
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink, conductor, Vera Badings, harp
Debussy Orchestra Music including Prelude a l'Apres-midi d'un faune, etc.
Philips 438742

It's the almost-a-symphony! Brahms was so gun-shy about writing a "Symphony" that he wrote one and called it a piano concerto instead.

Clare D. of Saratoga Springs won last week's encore contest by correctly picking out Grieg's March of the Dwarfs.

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Mariss Jansons
Mariss Jansons
Leif Ove Andsnes
Leif Ove Andsnes
Johannes Brahms
Johannes Brahms
Richard Wagner
Richard Wagner