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May 10, 2004 Every two years, the Gilmore International Keyboard Festival welcomes some of the world's A-list keyboard artists to Kalamazoo, Mich., for two weeks of concerts and masterclasses. Performance Today was there to capture some of those concerts, and to host of performance of its own. Pianist Angela Hewitt joins Fred Child on stage for conversation, and music by Couperin, Chabrier and Bach.
March 22, 2003 Art casts a different eye on the battlefield and sometimes creates a more lasting impression. Simon tells of composer Maurice Ravel, an ambulance driver near the front lines of World War I and who saw much agony. Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin is a set of short pieces, each dedicated to a friend who died in battle. (music)
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