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An American Mosaic

Simone Dinnerstein, pianistPhoto: Lisa Marie Mazzucco

August 20, 2021

Composer Richard Danielpour recently wrote a piece in honor of those affected by the pandemic. On today's show, pianist Simone Dinnerstein plays from Richard Danielpour’s ‘An American Mosaic’.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Richard Danielpour: An American Mosaic: IV. Rabbis & Ministers
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Album: An American Mosaic
Supertrain Records

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 'Romantic': Movement 4
The Orchestra Now | Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Bard College, Bard's Fisher Center for The Performing Arts, Annandale On-Hudson, NY

Emile Waldteufel, arr. First Piano Quartet: Skater's Waltz
The 5 Browns
University of Georgia, Hodgson Concert Hall, Athens, GA

Richard Danielpour: An American Mosaic: II. Caretakers and Research Physicians
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Album: An American Mosaic
Supertrain Records

Richard Danielpour: An American Mosaic: XIV. Prophets and Martyrs
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Album: An American Mosaic
Supertrain Records

J. S. Bach, arr. Richard Danielpour: from Three Bach Transcriptions: Epilogue
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Album: An American Mosaic
Supertrain Records

Hour 2

Elena Ruehr: String Quartet No. 3 Movement 3 How She Danced
Cypress String Quartet
Album: Elena Ruehr: Six String Quartets
Avie 2379

J. S. Bach: (Improvisation on) Chorale from Cantata, BWV 147, Jesus bleibet meine Freude
Marco Mezquida, piano | Juan de la Rubia, piano
Palau Fonteres, Palau de la Musica Catalana, Barcelona, Spain

Elena Ruehr: String Quartet No. 3: Movement 2 The Abbey
Cypress String Quartet
Album: Elena Ruehr: Six String Quartets
Avie 2379

Howard Hanson: Symphony No. 2, Op. 30, Romantic
Minnesota Orchestra | Osmo Vanska, conductor
Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN