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Week of October 10, 2011


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

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Program:
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 (Philips 438742) Debussy Orchestra Music including Prelude a l'Apres-midi d'un faune, etc.


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

Heather F. of Berkeley, CA won this week's contest by correctly ID'ing Edvard Grieg's "March of the Dwarves" from the Lyric Suite.

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Mariss Jansons

Leif Ove Andsnes

Johannes Brahms

Richard Wagner