Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! NPR feature “Not My Job: Pianist Emanuel Ax Takes A Quiz On Axe Body Spray”

Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! NPR feature “Not My Job: Pianist Emanuel Ax Takes A Quiz On Axe Body Spray”

Last week of August NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!” cast & crew along with their host PETER SAGAL were recording at Tanglewood — the outdoor music venue in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts — and they thought it would be a good time to talk with classical pianist Emanuel Ax, who has won seven Grammy awards and recorded with the world’s greatest orchestras.

They’ve invited Mr. Ax to play a game called “You make men irresistible to women!” Three questions about Axe body spray.

Listen to the entire segment & see the transcript here

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Artist-in-Residence: Emanuel Ax 2012/13.
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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Brahms: Music For 2 Pianos
Haydn: Piano Sonatas
Liszt: Piano Sonata in B Minor
Mendelssohn: Piano Trios
Strauss: Enoch Arden

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Extract from masterclass given by Emanuel Ax on Beethoven Piano Sonatas and Variations. The student is Nicolas Van Poucke. The full masterclass is available on DVD from www.masterclassfoundation.org

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