Mozart's "12 Variations on Ah! Vous dirai-je Maman" is a wonderful traipse off of the familiar "Twinkle Twinkle." Before it was "Twinkle," it was a famous French nursery rhyme in the 1700s.
The Young Artists Orchestra performs Gershwin's masterpiece Rhapsody in Blue with pianist Alexandria Le under Founder & Music Director, Yunior Lopez. Recorded live at the Windmill Library by Leonard Riel. http://www.lvyao.org
A program by Carnegie Hall's Ensemble Connect (formerly ACJW). The premise of Ligeti's "Musica Ricercata" is that one note is added to each movement, i.e. the first movement has two notes (watch Alex play a lot of As for the most part), the second movement has three, and so on. In this performance, the movements are exchanged between piano solo and woodwind quintet.
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