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Pablo Ziegler - composer, pianist, and arranger
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Ziegler's tango

When Pablo Ziegler was growing up in Argentina in the 1960s, he hated tango. But, to his surprise, he wound up playing in one of the most innovative tango bands of the 20th century—he's been a creative force, blending tango and classical and jazz ever since. We'll hear Muchacha de Boedo by Pablo Ziegler on today's show.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Florence Price: Colonial Dance
Wurttemberg Philharmonic Reutlingen | John Jeter, conductor
Album: Price: Songs of the Oak - Concert Overtures Nos. 1-2

Florence Price: String Quartet No. 1 in G Major: Movement 2 Andante Moderato
Viano Quartet
Hayden's Ferry Chamber Music Series, Tempe Center For The Arts, Tempe, AZ

Gerald Finzi: Eclogue for Piano and Strings, Op. 10
Aaron Wunsch, piano | The Knights
Skaneateles Festival, First Presbyterian Church, Skaneateles, NY

Felix Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major "Italian", Op. 90
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra | Jaime Martin, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA

Hour 2

Fritz Kreisler: Caprice Viennois, Op. 2 for violin and piano
Amy Schwartz Moretti, violin | Elizabeth Pridgen, piano
Album: Kaleidoscope
Dorian Sono Luminus 92126

Henri Tomasi: Concerto for Trumpet & Orchestra
Kyle Sherman, trumpet | Texas Festival Orchestra | Dongmin Kim, conductor
Round Top Music Festival, Festival Concert Hall, Round Top, TX

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Kegelstatt" Trio in E flat major K. 498
Laura Ardan, clarinet | Zhenwei Shi, viola | Elizabeth Pridgen, piano
Georgian Chamber Players, Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, Atlanta, GA

Pablo Ziegler: Muchacha de Boedo
Pablo Zieglar Trio: Pablo Ziegler, piano | Hector Del Curto, bandoneon | Claudio Ragazzi, guitar
Beaches Fine Arts Series, St. Paul's By The Sea Church, Jacksonville Beach, FL

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