NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: San Jose, California / 319
From San Jose, California, this week’s From the Top is an all-Californian show featuring young musicians exclusively from The Golden State. A multi-competition-winning choir from Northern California performs a traditional spiritual; a 16-year-old pianist performs a powerfully evocative piece by a Turkish composer; and we meet a teenage guitarist from San Francisco who, with very little resources, began in music by teaching himself through YouTube videos and has since emerged to become a very original composer.
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Performers & Repertoire
Banjo and Fiddle by William Kroll
III. Sultry Waltz and I. Bop from “Grooves” by Philip Parker
“Black Earth” by Fazil Say
“Alleluia” by Jake Runestad (www.jakerunestad.com) and “Rockin’ Jerusalem” Traditional Spiritual, arranged by Stacey V. Gibbs
III. Allegro con fuoco from the Sonata for Clarinet and Piano by Francis Poulenc
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