YourClassical Adventures

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YourClassical Adventures: Episode 74 - Friendship


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September 24, 2022

Working and collaborating together is a great way to build a friendship. Join two friends, host Liz Lyon and producer Melanie Renate, as they explore friendship in classical music.

Episode 74 playlist

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Haydn Quartets — Not much is documented about their friendship, but what we do know is that Mozart and Franz Joseph Haydn enjoyed spending time together and that they respected and inspired one another.

LISTEN — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Haydn Quartets

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Haydn Quartets

Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations, Nimrod — The Enigma Variations are like sketches of some of Edward Elgar’s friends. They describe not just their personality, but many of these variations also act as a musical reference to the way a friend laughed or spoke, or references a special moment they shared.

LISTEN — Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations, Nimrod

Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations, Nimrod

Yehudi Menuhin and Ravi Shankar: Prabhati — These two musicians were friends for 14 years before they decided to record an album together. This is a piece off their album, West Meets East.

LISTEN — Yehudi Menuhin & Ravi Shankar: Prabhati

Yehudi Menuhin & Ravi Shankar: Prabhati

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