Connections

Hosted By Stephen Peithman

Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern

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Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
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Saturday, August 26, 2017 Permalink

The London Connection

Big Ben & Boadicea Monument at sundown

 

In 1820, an Italian violinist--then little known outside his own country--published a collection of virtuoso pieces--including one that would  become famous on its own, and inspire works by Schumann, Brahms, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, and Andrew Lloyd Webber, among others.

In this hour, the astonishing impact of Nicolo Paganini's 24th Caprice for Solo Violin.

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