Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
Sketch by D. Maclise from an 1831 performance in London
In 1820, a composer and violinist--then little known outside his native Italy--published a collection of virtuoso solo pieces--including one that would inspire works by Schumann, Brahms, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, Benny Goodman and Andrew Lloyd Webber, among others.
Join us for a look at the astonishing impact of Nicolo Paganini's 24th Caprice for Solo Violin.
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