All Ears Vacation

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Saturday, June 15, 2013

There’'s something titillating about travel.  Whether it’s the sprawling landscape of the American Southwest or the beignets made in the French Quarter, getting away from the city for the summer is a unwritten tradition for New Yorkers.  On this episode, host Terrance McKnight tours the globe through music.  It'’s an exploration of composers capturing particular musical traditions found in cities and countries around the world.  The program concludes with music by an New York City musical icon.


Isaac Albeniz: Iberia: Evocacion

Andrew Rangell, piano


Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Souvenir de Porto Rico

Cecile Licad, piano


Joan Tower: Island Prelude

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

Leonard Slatkin, conductor

Peter Bowman, oboe


Astor Piazzolla, “Verano Porteno” (Summer in Buenos Aires)

Astor Piazzolla, bandoneon

Pablo Ziegler, piano

Fernando Suarez Paz, violin

Horacio Malvicino, electric guitar

Hector Console, double bass


Gabriel Faure: Lydia, Op. 4/2

The Kin’s Singers


Foday Musa Suso: Makola Markets

Foday Musa Suso, kora


Jean Sibelius: Rakastava, Op. 14

English String Orchestra

William Boughton, conductor


Gabriel Faure: Five Melodies de Venise, Op. 58

Elly Ameling, soprano

Dalton Baldwin, piano


Harold Arlen: The Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow

Art Tatum, piano


Philip Glass: The Witches of Venice: The Plant-Boy's Song

Brian Moore, voice


Comments [1]

Shoji from Lower East Side

Terrence! Excellent curation tonight! thanks, that Afripop reminded me of my time in Ghana. Completely out of the blue it floated in. thanks.

Jun. 15 2013 11:29 PM

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