Cliburn Masterpiece: Prokofiev – Piano Sonata No. 8

In this episode of Cliburn Masterpiece exploring a work written during the height of the Second World War and completed in 1944 by Russian composer, pianist, and conductor Sergei Prokofiev. Featuring interviews SMU associate professor and chair of musicology Dr. Peter Kupfer about how the impact of the war and the restrictions in Soviet Russia influenced the composition of Prokofiev’s famous War Sonatas. We’ll also discuss the many facets of bringing this eighth sonata to life with Russian pianist Georgy Tchaidze.

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CLIBURN KIDS -PLAYING WITH NUMBERS: IN 9

We’ve counted music in groups of two, three, and even five! In this episode, join Buddy to learn how to count music that moves in groups of nine!
featuring BRUBECK “Blue Rondo ala Turk”

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