“Got a real smorgasbord for you,” says Jay—“even more than usual. An almost wacky variety.” He begins with Rachmaninoff, turns to Satie, then to a classic American song, then to Satie again, then to Penderecki, and on to Fauré and Busoni (no, not Bach-Busoni). Some interesting issues, points, personalities, and, of course, music.

Rachmaninoff, “Spring Waters

Satie, “Vexations

Androzzo, Alma Bazel, “If I Can Help Somebody

Satie, “Gymnopédie

Penderecki, “La Follia

Fauré, “Le secret

Busoni, “Berceuse

This is a podcast of The New Criterion.

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

    Always enjoy the music podcasts. The Androzzo was wonderful but the first Satie was ‘vexatious.’ Can’t quite imagine playing it 40 times. Thanks for this podcast.

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