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Live in Studio 4A
Our showcase for artists invited to perform on the program and talk about their music
The PT 50
Our list of 50 essential classical CDs
Piano Puzzlers
Bruce Adolphe's "name that composer" piano quiz
Audio Archive: Jason Vieaux
PT's Young Artist-in-Residence
Live in Studio 4A


 Listen to two of Fernando Sor's Six Bagatelles
 Op. 43, from Jason's Naxos CD

 Listen to PT Host Fred Child introduce Jason and
 hear him perform "Misionera" by Fernando

 Listen to "Por ti mi corazón" by Mexican composer
Guitarist Jason Vieaux
Guitarist Jason Vieaux in Studio 4A
 Manuel Ponce

Listen to Ponce's Sonatina Meridional


Listen to "Asturias" by Spanish composer Isaac Albéniz

Listen to Jason explain his special manicure regimen

Listen to the Waltz No. 4 by Agustin Barrios

Listen to the first two movements of Mauro Giuliani's
 Grand Sonata in A, Op. 85, with violinist Soovin Kim

Listen to a guitar arrangement of the Presto from Bach's Violin Sonata No. 1 in G minor,
 BWV 1001

Listen to Jason and Soovin perform Bach's Violin Sonata in G, BWV 1021


Listen to "Danza Brasileira" by Argentinian composer Jorge Morel

Listen to Morel's "Choro"

Listen to Vieaux explain how you can alter the sound of the guitar, from dusky to metallic.

Listen to the colorful "Suite de Recuerdo" by Argentinian composer Jose Luis Merlin

Listen to Vieaux and Kim play "Bordel 1900," "Cafe 1930," and "Nightclub 1960"
 from the "History of Tango" by Astor Piazzolla

Listen to Vieaux and Kim demonstrate playing near the bridges of their instruments.
 Plus, Vieaux answers a listener question about what to do in a 1/2-hour practice.


Listen to Fred's intro and then Mvts. 1 & 3 from the Sonata No. 1 (Sonata Mexicana)
 by Manuel Ponce (Azica CD-71212)

Listen to the heart-breaking "Julia Florida" by Agustin Barrios

Listen to "Entr'acte" by Jacques Ibert with flutist Gary Schocker
 Jason explains why the guitar and flute make an ideal pair

Listen to Gary Schocker's "Dream Travels"

Listen to Jason's arrangement of "Letter from Home" by guitarist/composer Pat Metheny

Listen to Antonio Vivaldi's Guitar Concerto in D minor RV 93
 with members of the Shanghai String Quartet


Listen to selections from 24 progressive pieces by Fernando Sor. (Naxos 8.553986)

Listen to "Rumores de la Caleta" by Isaac Albeniz

Listen to Jason demonstrate squeaky strings

Listen to Jason and Gary play Bach's Flute Sonata in E minor, BWV 1034

Listen to Jason and Gary play Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 by Heitor Villa-Lobos

Listen to Jason and Gary finish up with "Tico Tico"

Listen to Boccherini's Guitar Quintet No. 4 "Fandango" with Jason, the Shanghai String Quartet, and Fred Child on the castanets

Listen to Jason close out his week-long residency with his own solo version of "America"

Listen to Jason say goodbye with his own solo version of "America"