Exploring the often surprising links between concepts, themes and people in classical music, from medieval to modern
Saturday, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.Rebroadcast Sunday, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.on Music Station
Sketch by D. Maclise from an 1831 performance in London
In 1820, an Italian violinist--then little known outside his own country--published a collection of virtuoso pieces--including one that would inspire works by Schumann, Brahms, Liszt, Rachmaninoff, and Andrew Lloyd Webber, among others.
In this hour, the astonishing impact of Nicolo Paganini's 24th Caprice for Solo Violin.
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