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Judgment Day with Jon Nakamatsu

Jon Nakamatsu

Pianist Jon Nakamatsu joins us to talk about the common theme running through this weekend's Toledo Symphony concerts: the infamous Dies Irae (Judgment Day) chant melody, which has appeared in hundreds of works (Jon plays Liszt's Totentanz and Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini). Also on the concert, the psychedelic Fantastic Symphony (Symphonie Fantastique) of Hector Berlioz.

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