From the Top®, the hit public radio program heard on more than 240 radio stations coast to coast, showcasing the stories and musical performances of exceptional young musicians, has produced a compact disc of some of the best musical performances of its first season. "From the Top® Vol. 1" features solo and ensemble performances by students ages 11-18 . Radio program host ...(展开全部) From the Top®, the hit public radio program heard on more than 240 radio stations coast to coast, showcasing the stories and musical performances of exceptional young musicians, has produced a compact disc of some of the best musical performances of its first season. "From the Top® Vol. 1" features solo and ensemble performances by students ages 11-18 . Radio program host and internationally renowned pianist Christopher O'Riley is heard accompanying soloists on several of the tracks.
The musicianship exhibited by all the performers on this compilation is extraordinary. According to the show's producers, Gerald Slavet and Jennifer Hurley-Wales, "These talented kids play complex, beautiful works, not only with technical virtuosity, but also with genuine artistry."
Experience From the Top®, the classical music show the Minneapolis Star Tribune says is "by turns fresh, fun and profound" and which "could turn out to be the best thing to happen to classical music since Leonard Berstein's `Young People's Concerts.'
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Bartok: Roumanian Folk Dances performed by 14 year-old violinist Lindsay Deutsch and Christopher O'Riley on piano
Chopin: Sonata Nol 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35, 1st mvmt. by 16 year old pianist Tanya Gabrielian
Cassado. Requiebros, performed by 14-year old cellist Deanna Talens and Christopher O'Riley on piano
Grandjany: Colorado Trail performed by 11 year old harpist Annabelle Taubl
Bloch. Thre Nocturnes, #3 performed by Trio Levine (14 year old pianist Christopher Falzone, 18 year old violinist Boram Kang and 14 year old cellist Kacy Clopton)
Larsson. Concertino for Trombone, Op. 45, No. 7, 3rd mvmt/finale performed by 17 year old trombonist Amanda Stewart and Christopher O'Riley on piano
Ravel. String Quartet in F Major, 1st Mvt. Performed by Capriccio Quartet, Christina (15) and Anna (18) McGann violin; Elizabeth Lara (17), cello and Nadia Sirota (17) viola
Barbers Sonata, Op. 26 performed by 18 year old pianist Stephen Beus
Domeniconi: Koyunbaba, Op. 19 performed by 14 year old Garret Dahm
Washburn: Three Pieces for Three Woodwinds: #3 performed by Zephyr Wind Trio flutist Rose Grabowski (15), bassoonist Brad Balliet (17) and clarinetist Juliet Grabowski (17)
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in B-flat Major, Op. 23, No. 2 performed by 14 year old pianist Eric Zuber
Barlow. The Winter's Passed performed by 16 year old oboeist Cbhristopher Gaudi
Clarke, Piano Trio, last mvmt, performed by Fine Arts Trio, violinist Eunice Keem (15), cellist Daniel Feder (17) and pianist Stephanie Nilles (15)
Poulenc: Clarinet Sonata in B-flat, 3rd mvmt./allegro performed by 16 year old clarinetist Jeffrey Brooks and Christopher O'Riley on piano