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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Program for September 30, 2016

September 30, 2016
Forgotten, but Not Gone 


Friday Evening Classics & The Night Café
with Will Duchon
beginning at 6 PM ET



6 PM: Musical Poetry
Music by Shostakovich, Ravel, Howard Hanson, and more

7   PM:
Musical Moment of the Week
contributed by Marie from West Virginia


Beethoven: Eroica Variations, Op. 35
Emmanuel Ax, piano



7:30 Musical Mystery Quiz



8   PM: The Concert Stage

Henriette Bosmans: Poeme for Cello & Orchestra
Dmitri Ferschman, cello/Netherlands Chamber Orchestra/Ed Spanjaard

F. Liszt: Symphonic Poem No. 3 (transcribed for 2 pianos)
Marta Argerich, Daniel Rivera

E. Chausson: Poeme de l’amour et de la mer, Op. 19, No. 2
Amanda Roocroft, soprano/BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra/ David Atherton



9   PM: Words & Music
Autumnal Moments

Poetry by Edna St. Vincent Millay, Walt Whitman, John Keats
William Butler Yeats & W.H.Auden

Music by Arthur Honegger, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Johannes Brahms
& Gerald Finzi



10 PM: THE NIGHT CAFÉ






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Monday, September 19, 2016

Program for September 23, 2016

September 23, 2016
 Boldly Going Where No WMNR Program Has Gone Before



 Friday Evening Classics & The Night Café
with Will Duchon
beginning at 6 PM ET



6 PM: Douce Dame Jolie…
Medieval & Renaissance music from France, England, Spain and Ireland


7   PM:  Musical Moment of the Week

submitted by Peter from West Hartford



Ernest Bloch: Suite Modale for Flute & Strings
                      Igor Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks Concerto    

                     

7:30 Musical Mystery Quiz




8   PM: The Concert Stage

 Camille Saint-Saens: Suite for Cello & Piano, Op. 16
Dobrinka Tabakova: Concerto for Cello & Strings
Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F


9   PM: Words & Music
Moments

Poetry by Alice Wagner, Cornelius Eady, Rabindranath Tagore
Robert Browning & Kenneth Koch

Music by Ravi Shankar, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson,
Francis Poulenc, Robert Schumann & Kenji Bunch


10 PM: THE NIGHT CAFÉ








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 or a Musical Mystery Quiz of your own?
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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Program for September 16, 2016

September 16, 2016
Don’t’ Worry: 100 Years From Now These Five Hours Won’t Matter


Friday Evening Classics & The Night Café
with Will Duchon
beginning at 6 PM ET



6 PM: Transcriptions
Music by Liszt, Percy Grainger, Rachmaninov, Busoni and more


7   PM:  Musical Moment of the Week

Isaac Albeniz: Iberia (selections)


7:30 Musical Mystery Quiz
The ABC’s


8   PM: The Concert Stage

Roger Quilter: Children’s Overture
Fini Henriques: Children’s Trio
Joaquin Rodrigo: Children’s Pieces
William Walton: Music for Children


9   PM: Words & Music
To Music

Poetry by Elizabeth Bishop, Rumi, Dorianne Laux,
Federico Garcia Lorca & Charles Baudelaire

Music by Franz Liszt, J.S. Bach, Francisco Tarrega,
Claude Debussy, Jacob van Eyck & G.P. Telemann


10 PM: THE NIGHT CAFÉ 
September Songs













Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Program for September 9, 2016

September 9, 2016
Making Friday Nights Great Again

Friday Evening Classics & The Night Café
with Will Duchon

beginning at 6 PM ET


6 PM: Still More Brazen Overtures
Music by Handel, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Glinka, Copland and more


7 PM:  Musical Moment of the Week
R. Strauss: Oboe Concerto in D


7:30 Musical Mystery Quiz
DOUBLE DIGITS



8 PM: The Concert Stage
Earth, Wind, Water & Fire

Gerald Finzi: Till Earth Outwears, Op. 19

Pytor Tchaikovsky: Storm Overture, Op. 76

Claude Debussy: Reflections in the Water

Igor Stravinsky: Suite from “The Firebird”



9 PM: Words & Music
September Reflections

Poetry by Sara Teasdale, Emily Dickinson, Christine Klocek-Lim,
W. S. Merwin & William Shakespeare

Music by Alan Hovhaness, J.S. Bach, Francis Poulenc,
 Gerald Finzi & Dowland/Grainger



10 PM: THE NIGHT CAFÉ 
Here’s That Rainy Day