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MP3 Samples - Part 1

About the MP3's These MP3's are all short incomplete samples of between one and four minutes so as not to violate any copyrights.
Each sample is provided at two sampling rates, 80 kbps and 192 kbps. The file sizes are between 800Kb and 5 MB.
Throughout his career Pennario was known for his 'tone', variously described as 'pearly' or 'lustrous'.
Hopefully these MP3's will be able to convey some of that and leave you wanting more.

Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring - Bach-Busoni

See the Hidden Treasures page for the origin of this sample. This is a Busoni trasncription of a portion of Cantata No. 147 (vocal piece.)

192 Kbps (2.1MB)................................................................................................80 Kbps (883KB)

Coronation Concerto - 2nd Mvt - W.A. Mozart

See the Hidden Treasures page for the origin of this sample. I have been told that Pennario learned this Concerto as a very young man, and that it remained one of his favorites throughout his career.

192 Kbps (5.8MB) ............................................MP3 Logo....................................................80 Kbps (2.4MB)

La Campanella - F. Liszt

He makes this piece sound so easy. It is not until you have heard other pianists struggle through it that you realize how fast he is playing it. 

192 Kbps (4.0MB) ............................................MP3 Logo....................................................80 Kbps (1.7MB)

Scherzo in B minor Op 20 - F. Chopin

192 Kbps (5.3MB) ............................................MP3 Logo....................................................80 Kbps (2.2MB)