Should we be calling Beethoven’s beloved “Kreutzer Sonata” the “Bridgetower Sonata” instead? In this podcast, find out all the juicy details of a friendship gone wrong and the passive aggressive dedication Beethoven wrote to a man he barely knew. Join WBJC’s Jonathan Palevsky as he uncovers the dramatic backstory and analyzes the equally dramatic piece!
Join WBJC host Jonathan Palevsky has he explores the life and music of composer Gabriel Fauré. From his early upbringings to the compositions that cemented him in history and inspired many who came after him.
Join WBJC radio host Jonathan Palevsky as he dives deep into Franz Schubert’s Sonata No. 20 in A major, D959. The sonata, renowned for its emotional expression and unique stylistic features, was one of Schubert’s final compositions. Mr. Palvesky will examine the history of the piece, including the events around its conception, and its lasting impact, despite Schubert passing away shortly after composing it and the piece not being published until about 10 years after his death.