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Musici IrelandPhoto: Frances Marshall

November 26, 2021

Composer Gilad Cohen grew up in Israel listening to Pink Floyd. He also played classical piano, and when he moved to the United States, he heard klezmer music in synagogue for the first time.  On today's show, hear members of Musici Ireland play a piece that combines each of those styles: "A Trio for Spry Clarinet, Weeping Cello, and Ruminating Harp" by Gilad Cohen.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Andante from Serenade No. 12 in C Minor for winds, K. 388
Harmonie de l'Orchestre des Champs Elysees | Philippe Herreweghe, conductor
Album: Philippe Herreweghe Edition
Harmonia Mundi 2908123

Billy Childs: Pursuit
Inna Faliks, piano
Jacaranda Music, First Presbyterian Church of Santa Monica, CA

Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe, Suite No. 2
Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra | Louis Langree, conductor
Grand Teton Music Festival, Walk Festival Hall, Jackson Hole, WY

Gilad Cohen: Trio for Spry Clarinet, Weeping Cello and Ruminating Harp: Movement 1
Berginald Rash, clarinet | Sinead O'Halloran, cello | Diane Marshall, harp
Musici Ireland, Wells House, County Wexford, Ireland

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 6 in D for Two Small Orchestras, K.239, Serenata notturna
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra | Jonathan Cohen, conductor
SPCO, Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, Arden Hills, MN

Hour 2

Valerie Coleman: Concerto for Wind Quintet Movement 1: Afro
Imani Winds
Album: The Classical Underground
Koch International Classics 7599

Jean Sibelius: Barden (The Bard), Op. 64
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra | Johannes Gustavsson, conductor
Berwaldhallen, Stockholm, Sweden

Valerie Coleman: Requiem Milonga
Alicia McQuerrey, flute | Henry Kramer, piano
Lakes Area Music Festival, Tornstrom Auditorium, Brainerd, MN

Robert Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47
Natalie Zhu, piano | Jennifer Koh, violin | Che-Hung Chen, viola | Clancy Newman, cello
Kingston Chamber Music Festival, Barthelmes Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA