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From the Archives - the 200th show!

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Laura Fotovich
Frank Byrne in Classical KC's studios.

We’ve reached another milestone together – it’s the 200th episode of From the Archives. It’s a program with some of Frank Byrne's favorite music, each with a personal connection.

Compositions and Recordings

Amor ti Vieta
by Umberto Giordano
Albert Erde and the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Jussi Bjoerling

Vienna City of My Dreams
by Rudolf Siecynski
Birgit Nilsson

Wild Geese
by Jim Reid
Jean Redpath

Scottish Fantasy mvt. I
by Max Bruch
Rumon Gamba and the Sinfonia de Galicia; Stefan Jackiw

Romance in F major
by Johannes Brahms
Radu Lupu

Violin Concerto mvt. I
by Alban Berg
James Levine and the Chicago Symphony; Anne-Sophie Mutter

Overture - Private Lives of Elizabeth & Essex
by Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Charles Gerhardt and the National Philharmonic

Paraphrase on Mozart's Alla Turca
by Mozart/Volodos/Say
Yuja Wang

Frank Byrne is the host of From the Archives on 91.9 Classical KC.
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