Jay plays some music by a Bach son. There is also Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saëns, and other composers. The episode ends with a tribute to Rosalind Elias, the late American mezzo-soprano: the thirteenth and last child of Lebanese immigrants.

Tracks played:

Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel, Rondo II in C minor

Saint-Saëns, “Aimons-nous

Beethoven, Sonata for Piano and Violin in G major, Op. 3, No. 3, final movement

Hahn, “À Chloris

Dohnányi, Serenade in C

Wolf, “Benedeit die sel’ge Mutter

Tchaikovsky, String Sextet in D minor, “Souvenir de Florence”

Verdi, “Stride la vampa,” from Il trovatore

This is a podcast of The New Criterion.

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