From The Archives - Musical Contemporaries
This week’s show features two lovely works for solo instruments by Joseph Bologne and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — contemporaries who could not have come from more different backgrounds. We will explore the unconventional and remarkable background of Bologne, who never achieved the fame he deserved.
Compositions and Recordings
Procession of the Nobles by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Erich Kunzel and The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Clarinet Quintet K.581
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Pascal Quartet
Peter Simenauer, clarinet
Violin Concerto in D Major
by Joseph Bologne - Chevalier de Saint-Georges
Jeanne Lamon and Tafelmusik Orchestra
Linda Melsted, violin
You can learn more about Joseph Bologne from NPR member station WBUR.