Jay has seven pieces—songs, an opera aria, a piano piece, a violin sonata, and a violin concerto. All in honor of spring. It has sprung, whether the pandemic likes it or not. Happy spring, everyone.

Tracks played:

Vivaldi, “Spring,” from “The Four Seasons”

Hahn, “Le Printemps

Beethoven, “Spring” Sonata

Saint-Saëns, “Printemps qui commence,” from “Samson and Delilah”

Strauss, “Herr Lenz

Sinding, “Rustle of Spring

Hoiby, “Always It’s Spring

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