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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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Kent Teeters

Classical Music Coordinator and Host

As Classical Music Coordinator, Kent creates the classical music playlists for KXPR and manages our collection of recorded music. He is also our morning classical announcer and a regular contributor to CapRadio.org and Sound Advice on Insight.  Read Full Bio 

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