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In response to Mozart

Meira Warshauer, composerCourtesy of artist

September 02, 2021

Composer Meira Warshauer loves Mozart's Symphony No. 40, but for her it feels she wrote her own piece to resolve a few spiritual and musical questions. On today's show, hear the Western Piedmont Symphony play Meira Warshauer's response and tribute to Mozart: As the Waters Cover the Sea.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Meira Warshauer: Tekeeyah (A Call): III. Dance of Truth
Haim Avitsur, trombone and shofar
Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra | Petr Vronsky, conductor
Album: Warshauer: Living Breathing Earth

Meira Warshauer: As the Waters Cover the Sea (A Tribute to Mozart)
Western Piedmont Symphony | John Gordon Ross, conductor
P.E. Monroe Auditorium Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory, NC

Joseph Haydn: Quartet in G major, Op. 77 No. 1
Escher String Quartet
Spivey Hall, Clayton State University, Morrow, GA

Traditional, arr. Adrian Dunn: Bells (for Tamir Rice)
Darshaya Oden, soprano
The Adrian Dunn Singers | Adrian Dunn, conductor
Redemption Live in Chicago, Chicago Temple, Chicago, IL

Hour 2

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata in C, K. 545. Movement 1 Allegro
Mitsuko Uchida, piano
Album: Mozart Piano Sonatas
Philips 422 725-2

Gabriela Lena Frank: Elegia Andina
ROCO | David Danzmayr, conductor
St. John the Divine Church, Houston, TX

Ludwig van Beethoven: Duet with two obligato eyeglasses WoO 32 for viola and violoncello
Zhenwei Shi, viola | Rainer Eudeikis, cello
Georgian Chamber Players, First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, GA

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 29 in A, K. 201
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra | Marek Janowski, conductor
Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany