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Jul. 25 2020

7-25-20 Music in Maryland…Leon Fleisher @ 92…All the Things You are!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | No Comments

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Leon Fleisher turned 92 on 7/23/2020!  We celebrate this essential Baltimore and world renowned  musician with some great recordings and an interview that I did 2 years ago at the Meyerhoff on the ocassion of Leon Fleisher’s 90th birthday.  I took the interview and added the music that we talked about during the interview.  All of the performances…with one exception are Leon Fleisher’s!

Here’s what we played!

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6:00 PM 523
Johann Sebastian Bach Sheep May Safely Graze BWV 208 Vanguard 1551
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
5:01 C 1 2-2
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6:19 PM 783
Johannes Brahms Piano Quintet in f Op 34 CBS/Sony 459972
ORCH Juilliard String Quartet
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
38:19 C 18 1-4
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6:58 PM 6521
Jerome Kern All the Things You Are Bridge 9429
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
4:50 C 1 9-9
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7:04 PM 1771
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 25 in C K 503 CBS/Sony 459972
COND George Szell George Cell
ORCH Cleveland Orchestra
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
30:07 C 7 4-6
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7:35 PM 170
Sergei Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op 43 CBS/Sony 459972
COND George Szell George Cell
ORCH Cleveland Orchestra
SOLO Leon Fleisher, piano LEE-on FLY-sher
22:08 C 2 1-24
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Jonathan Palevsky

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