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Kent's Classical Picks: Sumer Is Icumen In

 
  

1. Vivaldi: “Summer” from the Four Seasons

Check out this fabulous performance by violinist Julia Fischer of “Summer” from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.


2. Anonymous: Sumer Is Icumen In (Medieval English Song)


3. Gershwin: Summertime (from Porgy and Bess)

 

4. Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915


5. Grieg: Summer Evening (from Lyric Pieces)

 

6. Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture

 

7. Tarrega: Memories of the Alhambra (Recuerdos de la Alhambra)

 

 


8. Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune)


9. Alfven: Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 “Midsummer Night Vigil”


10. Webern: In the Summer Wind (Im Sommerwind)

 

Share your top ten favorites for summer!  And tell us who you’d like to hear perform the selections on our list, too!

 

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