Inside the Music

Join Artistic Director Derek Delaney for INSIDE THE MUSIC, now on demand via your favorite podcast app! He explores in depth some of your favorite composers and musical styles through archival recordings from the last 25 years of the series. New episodes are uploaded biweekly on Mondays starting December 4th.

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Latest Episode

17. Beethoven: The Development of Genius (Part 1)

Piano Sonata in G Major, Op. 31, No. 1
Adagio grazioso
Emanuel Ax [4/24/2016]

Quartet in C Major, Op. 59, No. 3, Razumovsky
Andante con moto – Allegro vivace
Andante con moto quasi allegretto
Brentano Quartet [1/24/2010]

Sonata in C Major, Op. 53, Waldstein
Introduzione: Adagio molto
Rondo: Alegretto moderato – Prestissimo
Emanuel Ax [5/6/2018]

All Episodes

1. Franz Schubert: The Bridge to Romanticism

Schubert: Quartet in E‐flat Major, D. 87 – Allegro moderato
Belcea Quartet [10/16/2016]

Schubert: Quartettsatz in C Minor, D. 402
Modigliani Quartet [2/21/2016]

Schubert: Quartet in G Major, D. 887 – Allegro molto moderato
Doric Quartet [3/10/2017]

Featuring an interview with John Myerscough, cellist of the Doric Quartet

2. Franz Schubert: The Twilight of Genius

Schubert: Quartet in D Minor, D. 810, ‘Death and the Maiden’ – Andante con moto
Belcea Quartet [10/16/2016]

Schubert: Selections from Winterreise, D. 911
Der Lindenbaum
Die Post
Die Nebensonnen
Der Leiermann
Ian Bostridge, tenor; WenWen Du, piano [4/19/2015]

Schubert: Piano Sonata in A Major, D. 959 – Rondo: Allegretto–Presto
Jonathan Biss [3/12/2017]

3. Frédéric Chopin: The Romantic Iconoclast

Chopin: Etudes, Op. 10
No. 10 in A‐flat Major
No. 11 in E‐flat Major
Arnaldo Cohen, piano [1/31/1999]

Chopin: Three Mazurkas, Op. 59
Jonathan Biss, piano [4/15/2009]

Chopin: Polonaise in A‐flat Major, Op. 53, ‘Heroic’
Rafal Blechacz, piano [4/8/2018]

Chopin: Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54
Emanuel Ax, piano [4/28/2004]

Chopin: Nocturne in C‐sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 1
Emanuel Ax, piano [2/29/2008]

4. Leoš Janáček: The Slavic Modernist

Janáček: In the Mists
Molto adagio
Zoltán Fejérvári, piano [11/7/2018]

Janáček: Mladi for Winds
Members of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe [3/1/1997]

Janáček: Quartet No. 2, ‘Intimate Letters’
Belcea Quartet [10/14/2018]

5. Maurice Ravel: The French Chameleon

Ravel: String Quartet in F Major
Très lent
Vif et agité
Brentano String Quartet [11/3/19]

Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit – Scarbo
Benjamin Grosvenor, piano [11/5/17]

Ravel: Chansons madécasses
Musicians From Marlboro [3/17/2001]
Stephanie Houtzeel, mezzo‐soprano; Demarre McGill, flute; Marcy Rosen, cello; Jonathan Biss, piano

Featuring an interview with Mark Steinberg, violinist of the Brentano Quartet

6. Béla Bartók: The Search for Identity

Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra – Allegro non troppo
Budapest Strings [11/14/1999]

Bartók: Out of Doors
Zoltán Fejérvári, piano [11/7/2018]

Bartók: Quartet No. 4
Allegretto pizzicato
Allegro molto
Ébène String Quartet [11/13/2014]

Bartók: Quartet No. 5
Scherzo: Alla bulgarese
Finale: Allegro vivace
Doric String Quartet [2/17/2019]

Featuring an interview with Jennifer Lee, Curator of Performing Arts Collections, Columbia University

7. Johannes Brahms: The Master in Miniature

Brahms: 3 Intermezzi, Op. 117
Paul Lewis, piano [3/18/2016]

Brahms: 4 Intermezzi from Klavierstucke, Op. 118
Paul Lewis, piano [11/12/2017]

Brahms: 3 Intermezzi from Klavierstucke, Op. 119
Benjamin Grosvenor [11/5/2017]

Featuring an interview with pianist Paul Lewis

8. Johannes Brahms: The Complexity of Emotion

Brahms: Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 60 – Andante
Pei‐Yao Wang, piano; Tai Murray, violin; Eric Nowlin, viola; Sophie Shao, cello [1/11/2009]

Brahms: Horn Trio in E‐flat Major, Op. 40 – Adagio mesto
Musicians From Marlboro [3/25/2007]
Radovan Vlatković, horn; Soovin Kim, violin; Anna Polonsky, piano

Brahms: Quartet in C Minor, Op. 51, No. 1 – Romanze: Poco adagio
Modigliani String Quartet [11/19/2017]

Brahms: Romanze in F Major, Op. 118, No. 5
Paul Lewis [11/12/2017]

Brahms: Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 108 – Adagio
Alexi Kenney, violin; Renana Gutman, piano [10/21/2018]

Brahms: Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115 – Adagio
Anthony McGill, clarinet; Dover String Quartet [2/28/2016]

9. Claude Debussy: The Impressions from Afar

Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor
Andantino, doucement expressif
Très modéré
Ebène Quartet [3/10/2016]

Debussy: Estampes
La soirée dans Grenade
Jardins sous la pluie
Emanuel Ax, piano [4/28/2004]

Debussy: Préludes, Book II
La puerta del vino
Général Lavine-eccentric: Dans le style et le mouvement d’un Cakewalk
Alexander Melnikov, piano [1/29/2017]

Debussy: Syrinx
Emmanuel Pahud, flute [10/29/1999]

10. Robert Schumann: The Adoration of Clara

Schumann: Davidsbundlertanze, Op. 6
Mit Humor
Christian Zacharias, piano [10/20/2016]

Schumann: Arabeske in C Major, Op. 18
Arnaldo Cohen, piano [1/31/1999]

Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben, Op. 42
Seit ich ihn gesehen
Er, der Herrlichste von allen
Ich kann’s nicht fassen, nicht glauben
Du Ring an meinem Finger
Helft mir, ihr Schwestern
Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano & Anthony Spiri, piano [11/13/2016]

Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44
Scherzo: Molto vivace
Finale: Allegro ma non troppo
The Nash Ensemble of London [5/10/2001]

11. Joseph Haydn: The Father of Classicism

Haydn: Piano Sonata in E Minor, Hob. XVI:34
Vivace molto
Paul Lewis, piano [10/20/2019]

Haydn: String Quartet in G Major, Op. 33, No. 5
Largo e cantabile
Scherzo: Allegro
Belcea Quartet [10/14/2018]

Haydn: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 64, No. 3 – Menuet: Allegretto
Doric Quartet [3/10/2017]

Haydn: Piano Trio in E Minor, Hob. XV:12 – Allegro moderato
Trio Cavatina [10/28/2009]

Haydn: Symphony No. 22 in E-flat Major, Hob. I:22, “The Philosopher”
Finale: Presto
Haydn-Ensemble Berlin
Hansjörg Schellenberger, conductor [10/14/2000]

12. Joseph Haydn: The Passing of the Torch

Haydn: String Quartet in F Major, Op. 77, No. 2
Allegro moderato
Jupiter Quartet [10/2/2008]

Beethoven: String Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
Allegro con brio
Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato
Brentano Quartet [1/24/2010]

13. Beethoven: The Impetuous Youth (Part 1)

Piano Trio in E-flat Major, Op. 1, No. 1
Adagio cantabile
Trio Cavatina [11/2/2007]

Piano Sonata, Op. 2, No. 2
Scherzo: Allegretto
Rondo: Grazioso
Emanuel Ax, piano [2/29/2008]

Piano Trio, Op. 1, No. 2
Scherzo: Allegro
Finale: Presto
Musicians From Marlboro – Jeremy Denk, piano, Michi Wiancko, violin, Sumire Kudo, cello

14. Beethoven: The Impetuous Youth (Part 2)

Piano Sonata in C Minor, Op. 13, Pathétique
Adagio cantabile
Rondo: Allegro
Rafal Blechacz, piano [10/26/2014]

Quartet in F Major, Op. 18, No. 1
Adagio affettuoso ed appassionato
Brentano Quartet [1/24/2010]

Violin Sonata in A Minor, Op. 23
Pamela Frank, violin and Claude Frank, piano [1/30/2000]

Quintet for Piano and Winds in E-flat Major, Op. 16
Rondo: Allegro ma non troppo
Musicians From Marlboro – Gilbert Kalish, piano; Rudy Vrbsky, oboe; Alexander Fiterstein,
clarinet; Shinyee Na, bassoon; Paul LaFollette [3/2/2006]

15. Beethoven: The Master of Improvisation (Part 1)

32 Variations in C Minor, WoO 80
Arnaldo Cohen, piano [10/23/2004]

6 Variations on a Theme in F Major, Op. 34
Emanuel Ax [4/24/2016]

Piano Sonata in F Minor, Op. 57, Appassionata
Andante con moto
Jonathan Biss, piano [4/12/2015]

Piano Sonata in E Major, Op. 109
Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo
Paul Lewis [3/22/2015]

16. Beethoven: Opus 10 and 18, Nos. 3

Piano Sonata in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3
Yefim Bronfman, piano [11/20/2002]

Quartet in D Major, Op. 18, No. 3
Belcea Quartet [10/16/2014]