Fazil Say at the Smithsonian

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Program: #01-21, Air Date: 05/21/01

A performance dedicated mostly to Bach by the fine young Turkish pianist Fazil Say.

NOTE: This program is a live concert from
the Baird Auditorium of the National Museum of
National History of the Smithsonian Institution.

It was a co-production of the Smithsonian Associates
and the American Turkish Council. The producers
would like to acknowledge the support of the Council,
Toka Business Ventures, and the Istanbul Foundation
for Culture and Arts; additional support for this series
came from Turkish Airlines, the Ciragan Palace Hotel,
and Net Holding.

Special appreciation is extended to Mr. Akin Ongor of
Turkiye Garanti Bankasi A.S., whose generous support
made this broadcast possible.

All performances are by Turkish pianist Fazil Say.

BACH (transcribed by BUSONI): Violin Partita No. 2 in
d minor, BWV 1004: Chaconne.

BACH: Italian Concerto, BWV 971.

MOZART: Variations on "Ah, vous dirai-je, maman," K. 265.

FAZIL SAY: Black Earth (transcription of a Turkish folk song).

[encore]: MOZART (arr. by Fazil Say): Rondo alla Turca.

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