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WNYC's Fishko Files: Minute Waltz

From: WNYC
Series: WNYC's Fishko Files
Length: 06:36

Sara Fishko spends a few minutes with a very short popular classical music piece. Read the full description.

Saraflat_small You might think of classical music as consisting of big, long works. But Sara Fishko considers one popular miniature, in this edition of the Fishko Files, a few minutes about a very short piece... The Fishko Files, produced by WNYC's Sara Fishko, are personal, sound-rich radio essays on music, art, culture and media.

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Piece Description

You might think of classical music as consisting of big, long works. But Sara Fishko considers one popular miniature, in this edition of the Fishko Files, a few minutes about a very short piece... The Fishko Files, produced by WNYC's Sara Fishko, are personal, sound-rich radio essays on music, art, culture and media.

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Review of WNYC's Fishko Files: Minute Waltz

Brilliant collage of pianists and interpretations clarify a seemingly slight piece. While many feel that they know this piece there's much to learn from listening to Ms. Fishko's report that flows from Thibaudet through Borge, the big easy, and Hollywood smoothly and without dropping a note. Wonderful voice, she always makes the listener feel she's talking right to them.

Broadcast History

3/11/05 WNYC Morning Edition

Timing and Cues

6:29 SOC Ends
6:36 End

Related Website

http://www.wnyc.org/shows/fishko/