Repertoire & Performances

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Whether he’s performing a classical piano piece,  

or hearing folk music for the first time,

Visby delights in sharing all kinds of music  

with fellow cruisers….and readers. 

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Now you can join Visby  

as he presents a colorful repertoire ~  

from Portuguese Fado, Spanish Flamenco,  

Greek Dance, and Israeli Klezmer,  

to the pianistic soundscape of Mozart, Beethoven,  

Chopin, Liszt, Debussy and Mendelssohn (among others).

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Scroll down to hear such powerhouses as

Martha Argerich, Lang Lang, and Sergej Rachmaninoff,  

and immerse yourself in music from the story !

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HAPPY LISTENING !!  

~Repertoire

Ch.3 ****      FADO
‘Barco Negro’ (Black boat)
‘Uma Casa Portuguesa(A Portuguese house)

Ch.6 ****      José VIANNA DA MOTTA
3 Cenas Portuguesas (3 Portuguese scenes) Op. 9:  
No. 2 ‘Chula,’ &  No.3  ‘Valsa Caprichosa’  (Capricious waltz)

Ch.8 ****      FLAMENCO  
Flamenco Dance by Spanish Gypsies  

Ch.9 ****      Claude DEBUSSY   
Estampes (Prints) II. La soirée dans Grenade (The evening in Granada)

Ch.10 ****      Frédéric CHOPIN
‘Raindrop’ Prelude in D flat Major, Op.28 No.15  

Ch.16 ****      Franz LISZT   
‘Les jeux d’eau de la villa d’Este’ (The water games of the Villa d’Este)

Ch.17 ****     Antonio VIVALDI
Four Seasons: Spring (arranged for four pianos)

Ch.21 ****     GREEK FOLK DANCE  
Zorba the Greek Dance

Ch.22 ****     Manolis KALOMIRIS  
Sonata for Violin and Piano, Mvt III: Vivo  

Ch.28 ****     Turkish Marches by W. A. MOZART & Ludwig van BEETHOVEN  
Mozart, Turkish March
Beethoven, Turkish March (from   The   Ruins   of   Athens   op.113)

Ch.32 ****      KLEZMER DANCING
Klezmer Wedding Hora Madness!

Ch.33 ****      Felix MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY
Concert Paraphrase on ‘Wedding March’
Mendelssohn / Liszt / Horowitz  

 

~Performances

Ch.3 **** FADO

‘Barco Negro’ (Black boat)

‘Uma Casa Portuguesa(A Portuguese house)

performed by Amália Rodrigues

 

Ch.6 **** José VIANNA DA MOTTA

‘Cenas Portuguesas’  (Portuguese scenes) Op. 9, No. 2 ‘Chula’

performed by Sequeira Costa

 

‘Cenas Portuguesas’ (Portuguese scenes) Op. 9, No. 3   

‘Valsa caprichosa’ (Capricious waltz)

performed by José Vianna da Motta (recorded in 1928)

 

Ch.8 **** FLAMENCO  

Flamenco Dance by Spanish Gypsies (Part 1)

 

Ch.9 **** Claude DEBUSSY   

Estampes (Prints) II. La soirée dans Grenade (The evening in Granada)  

performed by Giuseppe Albanese  

 

Ch.10 **** Frédéric CHOPIN

 ‘Raindrop’ Prelude in D flat Major, Op.28 No.15

 performed by Martha Argerich  

 

Ch.16 **** Franz LISZT   

‘Les jeux d’eau de la villa d’Este’  (The water games of the Villa d’Este)

performed by Anne Queffelec

 

Ch.17 **** Antonio VIVALDI

Four Seasons: Spring (arranged for four pianos)

performed by Yuja Wang, Emanuel Ax, Nelson Goerner, Julien Quentin

 

Ch.21 **** GREEK FOLK DANCE  

Zorba the Greek Dance

 

Ch.22 **** Manolis KALOMIRIS

Sonata for Violin and Piano, Mvt III: Vivo

performed by Tatsis Apostolidis, vln. and Aris Garoufalis, piano  

 

Ch.28 ****Turkish Marches by W. A. MOZART  & Ludwig van BEETHOVEN  

 

Mozart, Turkish March   

performed by Sergej Rachmaninoff

 

Beethoven, Turkish March (from The Ruins of Athens op.113)

performed by Lang Lang and Clayton Stephenson  

 

Ch.32 **** KLEZMER DANCING

Klezmer Wedding Hora Madness!

performed by Kugelplex Klezmer

 

Ch.33 **** Felix MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY

Concert Paraphrase on ‘Wedding March’

Mendelssohn / Liszt / Horowitz  

performed by Alexander Gavrylyuk