When Harriet Cohen finishes playing her arrangement of Bach’s “Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier,” Jay says, “Holy stuff.” There is other stuff too in this episode: including “Tain’t What You Do (It’s How You Do It).” There may also be a little Beach Boys, classically performed. Jay likes that opening Bach piece so much, he ends with it, too: in a different version.

Bach-Cohen, “Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier

Gluck, “Che farò senza Euridice?”

Oliver and Young, “Tain’t What You Do (It’s How You Do It)

Feinberg, Piano Sonata No. 3

Bernstein, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

Wilson and Love, “Good Vibrations” (sung by the King’s Singers)

Grieg-Ginzburg, “In the Hall of the Mountain King

Bach–Swingle Singers, “Liebster Jesu, wir sind hier

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  1. colleenb Member
    colleenb Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Delightful as always. And always a broad swathe (as the British would say) of styles. 

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    • October 29, 2019, at 12:16 PM PDT
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  2. Allan Rutter Member
    Allan Rutter Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    The whole thing was great. Hearing “Good Vibrations” acapella reminded me what a great composition it was. The piano version of the Grieg was really dramatic and I really loved the closing version of the Bach.

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    • November 2, 2019, at 8:47 AM PDT
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