|Cedille Chicago Presents
Jim Ginsburg, award-winning founder, president, and producer of Cedille Records, hosts this program. In addition to presenting great music by Chicago's top artists, he gives listeners a behind-the-scenes view of Cedille's process, including backstage stories of artists and recording sessions.
Each show will have a different focus and theme. Visit this page each week for the full playlist and to listen via podcast.
This week's program features works by 20th-century Polish composers Karol Szymanowski and Mieczyslaw Weinberg, in honor of Polish-American Heritage Month (full playlist below).
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October 22, 2014
Symanowski and Weinberg
KAROL SZYMANOWSKI (1882–1937)
Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 35 (1916) (25:35)
From Jennifer Koh: Portraits
Cedille Records CDR 90000 089 (Track 1)
Jennifer Koh, violin
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
MIECZYSLAW WEINBERG (1919–1996)
String Quartet No. 6 in E minor, op. 35
I. Allegro semplice (8:25)
II. Presto agitato (2:30)
III. Allegro con fuoco (1:41)
IV. Adagio (7:19)
V. Moderato comodo (5:15)
From The Soviet Experience Volume III: String Quartets by Dmitri Shostakovich and his Contemporaries
Cedille Records CDR 90000 138 (Disc 2, Tracks 3–7)