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JPR Classics
Each weekday on JPR's Classics & News Service, we shine the spotlight on a pair of pieces we've chosen as "Featured Works." Tune in at 9am during First Concert and 2pm during Siskiyou Music to hear a bit of background on the pieces and composers, as well as commentary on important dates in classical music history.

Featured Works - September 2019

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Featured Works for September – First Concert
(*Indicates September birthday)

Sep 2 M Alphons Diepenbrock*: Lydische Nacht (Lydian Night)
Sep 3 T Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto in E major
Sep 4 W Darius Milhaud*: Symphony No. 12; "Rurale" 
Sep 5 T Giacomo Meyerbeer*: Ballet of the Skaters
Sep 6 F Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

Sep 9 M Johann Christoph Pez*: Concerto Pastorale 
Sep 10 T Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 in C minor; “Pathétique”
Sep 11 W Arvo Pärt*: Trisagion
Sep 12 T Dmitri Shostakovich*: Concertino for Violin and Orchestra
Sep 13 F Robert Ward*: A Western Set

Sep 16 M Paul Taffanel*: Wind Quintet
Sep 17 T Saverio Mercadante*: Flute Concerto No. 1
Sep 18 W Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio in C major
Sep 19 T Elmer Bernstein: Guitar Concerto
Sep 20 F Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Fatum

Sep 23 M Jennifer Higdon: Autumn Music
Sep 24 T Frank Bridge: The Sea
Sep 25 W Jean-Philippe Rameau*: Suite from “Dardanus”
Sep 26 T George Gershwin*: An American in Paris
Sep 27 F Johannes Brahms: Four Ballades

Sep 30 M Charles Villiers Stanford*: Clarinet Concerto

Featured Works for September – Siskiyou Music Hall
(*Indicates September birthday)

Sep 2 M Leonard Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”
Sep 3 T Franz Joseph Haydn: Octet in G major
Sep 4 W Anton Bruckner*: String Quintet in F major
Sep 5 T Amy Beach*: Gaelic Symphony
Sep 6 F Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

Sep 9 M Antonin Dvorák: Violin Concerto in A minor
Sep 10 T Roberto Sierra: La Salsa Sinfonia
Sep 11 W Ignaz Moscheles: Piano Concerto No. 3
Sep 12 T Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 2
Sep 13 F Clara Schumann*: Piano Concerto in A minor

Sep 16 M Luigi Cherubini*: String Quartet No. 4
Sep 17 T Ignaz Holzbauer*: Quintet No. 2 in B flat major
Sep 18 W Anton Eberl: Piano Concerto in E flat major
Sep 19 T Wilhelm Peterson-Berger: Symphony No. 2, “Sunnanfard”
Sep 20 F Georg Philip Telemann: Overture-Suite in D major

Sep 23 M Edwin York Bowen: Viola Sonata No. 2
Sep 24 T Alberic Magnard: Symphony No. 3
Sep 25 W Franz Anton Hoffmeister: Concerto for Two Clarinets
Sep 26 T William Grant Still: Symphony No. 2, “Song of a New Race”
Sep 27 F Joseph Rheinberger: Piano Concerto in A flat major

Sep 30 M Johan Svendsen*: Symphony No. 1