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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
Dvorak turned a broken heart into a lifetime of composing
Tucked into Antonin Dvorak's great Cello Concerto is a tune written 30 years earlier--one of many songs he composed in his youth for the first real love of his life.
And while that love was not to be, he continued to re-shape and re-work those early songs—including a final farewell in the Concerto, prompted by the woman’s death--the woman, who was by then his sister-in-law.
In this hour, the story and the music surrounding this story.
January 27, 2024
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