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Tasa’s Song Playlist and Musical Reference

In the Blackness of the Night
Tchaikovsky: Souvenir d’un Lieu Cher, op. 42, Meditation (Remembrance of a Beloved Place)

Ruggieri violin
Beethoven: Ode to Joy
Strauss: The Blue Danube Waltz
Tchaikovsky: simple versions of concertos
Paganini: Caprice no. 24 in A Minor
Chopin mazurkas and polonaises


Frau Rothstein
Rachmaninoff ’s Piano Concerto no. 3 in D Minor, op. 30
Bösendorfer grand piano
Violin and piano duos of Bach, Viotti, Chopin, Shubert, and Smetana
Violin compositions of Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, and Paganini
Bach: Violin Concerto no. 2 in E Major
Sonatas by Viotti
Chopin: Nocturne for Violin no. 2 in E-Flat Major, op. 9


Gypsy Airs
Klezmer music
Johann Kulik violin from Prague, made in 1869
Pablo de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, op. 20 (Gypsy Airs)
Beethoven: Violin Sonata no. 5 in F Major (Spring Sonata), op. 24, second movement, adagio molto expressive


Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin
Zoltán Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, op. 7


Pablo de Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen, op. 20 (Gypsy Airs)
Bedrich Smetana: From My Homeland: Duo no. 1 for Violin and Piano in A Minor

They Shall Have Music
Tchaikovsky: Sérénade Mélancolique
Mozart: Requiem in D Minor
Szymanowski: Stabat Mater
Mozart: The Magic Flute
Violinist Jascha Heifetz
Camille Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
Stradivarius (played by Heifetz)


A Secret Pact
Karol Szymanowski: Violin Concerto no. 1, op. 35
Chopin: Nocturne for Violin no. 2 in E-Flat Major, op. 9

The Thrill of Anxiety
Spohr: Six Songs for Baritone, Violin, and Piano, no. 1 (Abendfeier)


The Note
Smetana: Má Vlast: Vysehrad and Sarka
Chopin: Minuet Waltz in D-Flat Major, op. 64, no. 1
Chopin: Nocturne for Violin no. 2 in E-Flat Major, op. 9 (Sarasate arrangement for violin and piano)


Magen David
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, “La Primavera”
Mozart: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), Act I, Second Scene


Chopin: Piano Sonata no. 2, op. 35, third movement, “Funeral March”

Darkness and Light
Mozart: The Magic Flute
Beethoven: “Spring Sonata,” second movement


Gestapo Overhead
Chopin: Nocturne no. 7 in C-Sharp Minor
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, op. 67


A Country Apart
Spohr: Violin Concerto no. 9 in D Minor, op. 55, second movement, adagio
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor, op. 47, third movement, allegro, ma non tanto


Beethoven: Violin Romance no. 2 in F Major, op. 50, adagio

Answered Prayers
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Concerto no. 4 in F Minor, “Winter,” first movement, allegro non molto


Kol Nidrei
Chopin: Polonaise in A-Flat Major, op. 53, Military Polonaise
Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 14 in C-Sharp Minor (Moonlight Sonata)
Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Major, op. 78, second movement, adagio
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D, op. 35, second movement, andante
Bruch: Kol Nidrei, op. 47, adagio


Mozart: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute)
Strauss: Tales from the Vienna Woods, op. 325, G’schicten aus dem Wienerwald


Camille Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

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