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2008 Archives
Weeks 1-50


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1 Piano with Orchestra 101 (1/20/08)
Greig & Rachmaninoff

2 Rhapsody: Hungarian Style (1/27/08)
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

3 Tone Poems I (2/3/08)
Holst The Planets (Mars & Jupiter)

4 Beethoven: Piano Sonatas I (2/10/08)
Beethoven Moonlight Sonata

5 The Romantic Organ I (2/17/08)
Widor & Middleschulte

6 The Classical Guitar I (2/24/08)
Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez

7 Chopin 101: The Polonaise (3/2/08)
Heroic & Military

8 Genius at Play: Art Tatum (3/9/08)
Over The Rainbow, Tiger Rag + Video

9 Musical Effervescence (3/16/08)
Mjusic of Mozart & Schoeck

10 Impressionism I (3/23/08)
Debussy & Ravel

11 J.S. Bach I (3/30/08)
Jesu Joy & Sheep May Safely Graze

12 Going Goth With Bach (4/6/08)
Organ Music Of Bach and Mulet

13 The 3rd B = Brahms (4/13/08)
Symphony No. 1 & Paganini Variations

14 Scott Joplin: Ragtime (4/20/08)
17 Greatest Hits & One by Baker

15 Wagner: LOVE & DEATH (4/27/08)
The "Liebestod" for Orchestra & Piano

16 A Simple Song (5/4/08)
Choral Music by Bernstein & Brubeck


17 Theme & Variations (5/11/08)
Mozart & Paganini & Rachmaninoff

18 Berlioz: A Giant Musical Leap (5/18/08)
Symphonie Fantastique & Todtentanz

19 Bossa-Nova: A New Beat (5/25/08)
Antonio Carlos Jobim: One Note Samba

20 Modern Music Goes to the Limit (6/1/08)
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring (Part I)

21 Gloria! Gloria! (6/8/08)
Music by Vivaldi & Poulenc

22 The Harpsichord:Then & Now (6/15/08)
Music by Bach and Poulenc

23 Midsummers Night Dream (6/22/08)
The Genius of Mendelssohn at 17

24 Americana I: Copland (6/29/08)
Fanfare & Lincoln Portrait

25 Americana II: Gershwin (7/6/08)
Rhapsody In Blue & I Got Rhythm

26 A Fifth of Beethoven (7/13/08)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (Mvm 1&4)

27 Tonight We Love (7/20/08)
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1

28 Chamber Music 1 (7/28/08)
Schubert's "Trout" Quintet (Mvm 4)

29 Adagios for Strings (8/3/08)
Barber: Adagio for Strings

30 20th Century Hungary (8/10/08)
Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Mvm 3)

31 Tone Poems II (8/17/08)
Liszt Les Preludes & Sibelius Finlandia

32 A Classic from the 40s (8/24/08)
Natalie Cole Sings LUSH LIFE


33 Chopin with a twist of lemon (8/31/08)

Scriabine's Piano Sonata No. 4

34 19th Century Minimalism (9/7/08)
Robert Schumann: Carnaval

35 Musical Nationalism (9/14/08)
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 (Largo)

36 Roots 1 (9/21/08)
Chopin: Ballade No. 1

37 Gregorian Chant vs. Durufle (9/28/08)
Durufle's Requiem Sanctus

38 A Symphony at the Movies (10/5/08)
Rosenthal: Clash of the Titans

39 Nocturne: Field to Chopin (10/12/08)
Field & Chopin Nocturnes

40 20th Century UK Classics (10/19/08)
Two Vaughan-Williams Classics

41 Halloween 2008 (10/26/08)
Music of Liszt - Howard - Crumb

42 Gottschalk: Tarantella (11/2/08)
Grand Tarantella - Monster Concert

43 Third Stream: Jazz & Classical (11/9/08)
Lewis: Sketch & One Note Samba

44 Beethoven: Sonata No. 8 (11/16/08)
2nd Movement (with an R&R steal)

45 Thanksgiving & USA (11/23/08)
Ives: Unanswered Question

46 Xmas Music = Classical? I (11/30/08)
Mussorgsky: Adeste Fidelis

47 Xmas Music = Classical? II (12/7/08)
Satie: Gymnopedie No.1

48 Xmas Music = Classical? III (12/14/08)
Wagner: O Holy Night Prelude

49 Xmas Music = Classical? IV (12/21/08)
Tchaikovsky: Sugar Plum Fairys

50 Ode To Joy: New Year 2009(12/28/08)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9