What Was Your First Experience with Classical Music?

March 31, 2023, 8:00 pm

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In this episode of Sounds Classical, Kristina Lynn and LaRob K. Rafael invite listeners to think about their first experiences with classical music. They share memories of the lasting impact pieces of like Schubert‘s “Erlkönig” and Brahms‘s Symphony No. 3 and conduct a poll on the impression classical music can have on younger listeners!


Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C Sharp Minor
Lang Lang, p

Wolfgang Amadeuss Mozart: Two-Piano Sonata in D, K. 448, I. Allegro con spirito
Anderson & Roe, pianos

Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, II. Allegro
Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Sir George Solti, conductor

Franz Schubert: “Der Erlkönig”
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bass-baritone;

Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major, III. Poco Allegretto
Berlin Philharmonic; Simon Rattle, conductor

Drake: Laugh Now, Cry Later
Canadian Brass

Daniel Caesar: Best Part
Canadian Brass