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Gems of the Repertoire III: Dance Music

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'Eugene Onegin and Vladimir Lensky's duel.' Illustration by Ilya Repin (1899).

Today's show is the third in the series "Gems of the Repertoire," wonderful music that is not frequently performed in today's concert halls. There is a dance theme in today's show, with a waltz from an opera and a delightful ballet score.

Compositions and Recordings

Waltz from Eugene Onegin, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
USSR Symphony Orchestra, Evgeny Svetlanov

Pineapple Poll, Sir Arthur Sullivan arr. by Sir Charles Mackerras
Sir Charles Mackerras, Philharmonia Orchestra of London

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
Leah Sosland is an intern for 91.9 Classical KC.