Music: Big Ten

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's white-haired, Belgian-born Désiré Defauw last week picked ten pieces of music which would give the layman "the most comprehensive basis [for] the enjoyment of all music." His list:

Bach's Suite No. 2 in B Minor for strings and flute; Mozart's C Major ("Jupiter") Symphony; Beethoven's Fifth; Brahms's First; Schumann's Third ("Rhenish"); Shostakovich's Fifth; Cesar Franck's Symphony in D Minor; Richard Strauss's Till Eulens pie gel's Merry Pranks; Stravinsky's Petrouchka; Debussy's Afternoon of a Faun.


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