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We also like to give you specific information on the pieces we play and discuss each month. We choose recordings that Josh considers to be outstanding. Here they are:
1. I’m a Cockeyed Optimist comes from Rogers and Hammerstein’s SOUTH PACIFIC, new Broadway cast recording on Sony BMG Entertainment 88697-30457-2.
2. Scherzo comes from Beethoven’s ARCHDUKE TRIO, from a compilation of complete piano trios on EMI 0777-763124-2.
3. Struttin’ With Some Barbecue is available as an iTunes download or as part of 1923-3The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 1923-34, Columbia/Legacy 57176
We think you’ll enjoy hearing these classic performances of the whole works.