Introducing this episode, Jay says, “Gonna throw a little ballet at you” – and he does. Some music from ballets. He also throws in some arias, some jazz, and more. An interesting, diverse, soul-pleasing episode.
Track listing for this show:
Massenet, “Elegy,” the Berlin Philharmonic, Herbert von Karajan
Massenet, “Elegy,” José van Dam et al.
Massenet, “Elegy,” Art Tatum
Massenet, “The Dream,” Tito Schipa
Massenet, “Gavotte,” Victoria de los Angeles
Desyatnikov, piano prelude, Lukas Geniusas
Prokofiev, excerpt from “On the Dnieper,” Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra, Theodore Kuchar
Glazunov, “Hail” and “Grande bacchanale” from “The Seasons,” Minnesota Orchestra, Edo de Waart
Glazunov, Symphony No. 5, “Heroic,” last movement, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, José Serebrier
This is a podcast of The New Criterion.
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