Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart—perhaps contemplating Bach?
Why would one composer re-work a piece written by another?
Sometimes it’s to make an orchestral work more widely accessible by downsizing it for a chamber ensemble—or perhaps a piano soloist. Or transforming a solo or chamber work to benefit from the impact of a full orchestra.
In the next hour, a variety of works re-imagined by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt, Ravel, Respighi and more.
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