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The 5 Browns

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June 10, 2019

The 5 Browns have a goal of introducing classical music to a wider, more diverse audience. They perform in various combinations, from duos to complex five-piano arrangements. On today's episode, The 5 Browns perform an arrangement of The Planets by Gustav Holst, from a concert in Athens, Georgia.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Leos Janacek: Romance for Violin & Piano
Petr Messieurer, violin; Radoslav Kvapil, piano
Leos Janacek: solo piano, violin & piano, cello & piano
Adda 581136

Luigi Boccherini: String Quartet Op. 2, No. 6 in C Major
Quartetto di Cremona
San Antonio Chamber Music Society, Temple Beth-El, San Antonio, TX

Leos Janacek: Mladi
Tara Helen O'Connor, flute and piccolo; Liang Wang, oboe; Michael Rusinek, clarinet; Kyle Knox, clarinet; Nancy Goeres, bassoon; Julie Landsman, horn
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, St. Francis Auditorium, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

Gustav Holst: The Planets: 1. Mars, The Bringer of War; 4. Neptune, The Mystic; 7. Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity
The 5 Browns
University of Georgia, Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, GA

Hour 2

Ernst von Dohnanyi: Humoresques, Op. 17: Movement 2
Jeno Jando, piano
Ernst von Dohnanyi: Piano Works Vol. 2
Koch Schwann 312192

Ottorino Respighi: Pines of Rome: Movement 1
Sydney Symphony Orchestra; Charles Dutoit, conductor
Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia

Franz Schubert: Sonata No. 18 in G major, Op. 78, D. 894
Inon Barnatan, piano
Spivey Hall, Clayton State Univerity, Morrow, GA

Ernst von Dohnanyi: Piano Quintet No. 2 in E-flat minor: Movement 1
Chloe Kiffer, violin; Ji-Won Song, violin; Katharina Kang, viola; Allegra Whiting, cello; Andrew Rosenblum, piano
Heifetz International Music Institute, Francis Auditorium, Mary Baldwin University, Staunton, VA