Showdown @ High Noon : March 2013

Pick the Piece that Puts a Spring in Your Step

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

For this week's Showdown, we offered up three spring-inspired pieces from Stravinsky, Schumann and Beethoven. You voted and we played the winner today at noon.

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Lucky You, Vote Which Violinist Plays Mendelssohn Concerto

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Who said that 13 was an unlucky number? On March 13, 1844, violinist Ferdinand David gave the premiere of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor.

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Some Ravel Birthday Reveling

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Thursday is Maurice Ravel’s 138th birthday, so today we're tipping our hat to this master composer. We asked you to tell us whether you'd like to hear Ravel's music for string quartet, piano or the ballet, and we played the winner at noon.

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