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Playlist: Will Duchon's Portfolio

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A Moment in Schumann's Piano Quartet, Op. 47

From Will Duchon | Part of the Musical Moments series | 07:54

The closing strains of the third movement of Schumann's Piano Quartet express introspection.

Podcast_cover_art_1400_small The closing strains of the third movement of Schumann's Piano Quartet express introspection.

Baby, It's Hot Outside

From Will Duchon | Part of the The Night Cafe series | 57:18

When the mercury rises, these summer
songs come to mind.

The-night-cafe-cover-art_small Featuring Mr. Sad Head, Nina Simone, Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Paula Morelenbaum, Sara Gazarek, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Helen Hobson, Karen Ziemba, Madeleine Peyroux, Miles Davis, Astrud Gilberto, Diana Krall

A Moment from Vaughan Williams' Symphony No. 5

From Will Duchon | Part of the Musical Moments series | 10:20

A moment of transformation from the Passacaglia movement of Symphony No. 5 in D Major by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1938).

Podcast_cover_art_1400_small A moment of transformation from the Passacaglia movement of Symphony No. 5 in D Major by Ralph Vaughan Williams (1938).

Eclogue

From Will Duchon | Part of the Words & Music series | 59:24

Music as metaphor and subject.

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Words-and-music-_1__small POETRY:

ELEGY by Anne Stevenson
THE EXACT CHANGE by Joel Brouwer
ROMANCING DEBUSSY by Maureen Seaton
BACH AND THE SENTRY by Ivor Gurney
ECLOGUE by Rob Stuart

MUSIC BY Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Frederic Chopin,  J.S. Bach, Gerald Finzi

The Lovers of The Poor

From Will Duchon | Part of the Words & Music series | 56:34

Poetry and music which reacts to racism and social unrest.

Words-and-music-_1__small POETRY:
RIOT by Gwendolyn Brooks
THE LOVERS OF THE POOR by Gwendolyn Brooks
MOB by Keith S. Wilson
anti-immigration by Evie Shockley
THE PEACE OF WILD THINGS by Wendell Berry

MUSIC BY Nina Simone, Bob Marley, Abbey Lincoln, John Coltrane, Joslin Grove Choral Society, Common, Gregory Porter, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Paulina Reza, David Garza, Crooked Still 

Brahms

From Will Duchon | Part of the Words & Music series | 01:04:24

A celebration of Johannes Brahms with poetry and his music. (In celebration of his birthday, May 7)

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Brahms
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Words-and-music-_1__small POETRY:
FUTILE SERENADE by Marcia Menter
MY NIGHT WITH BRAHMS by Marcia Menter
TWO RHAPSODIES FOR PIANO, Op. 79 by Marcia Menter
TRAGIC OVERTURE, Op. 81 by Marcia Menter
ROMANTICS by Lisel Mueller 

MUSIC BY Johannes Brahms 

Young At Heart

From Will Duchon | Part of the The Night Cafe series | 53:15

Songs inspired by childhood and children.

The-night-cafe-cover-art_small Featuring Judy Collins, Katharine McPhee, Katie Birtill, Maria Freidman, Melissa Errico, Nina Simone, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Emilie Claire-Barlow, Frank Sinatra, Gregory Porter, Holly Yarbrough