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Turning You On to Music
Dennis Lewin

Dennis Lewin - born on August 15th 1959 in Cleveland Ohio began piano at the  age of 4 with his grandfather the late great concert pianist Joseph Lewin. At age 6, Dennis began studying classical piano with Margaret Heller, an Alumni  teacher from The Cleveland Institute of Music. After Miss Heller’s retirement 4 years later, Dennis auditioned for concert pianist and teacher Dr. Andrius Kuprevicius at The Cleveland Music School Settlement. He remained with Dr. Kuprevicious for 9 years. When Kuprevicious became the head of the piano department at Cleveland State University, Dennis followed and also majored in musical theory with Dr Heywood Alexander. It was during college that Dennis began playing in many local rock bands including This, The Mirrors (with Chris Cuda on guitar) Rhapsody (with Gary Braden, Ron Puzzitiello, Robby Bell and Gus Oswald) and Lazar.This was also when he began experimenting with original music and over the next few years he would score much success in the field of writing. In 1983 Dennis joined the very popular local group Jonah Koslen and the Heroes. The Heroes received a great deal of local success and recorded 1 album called "Aces".

This week’s program - Turning You On to Classical Music

Johann Sebastian Bach - Part 1
1) Toccata and Fugue in D Minor. BWV 565 (1708)
2) Minuet in g BWV Anh. 114 (1725)
3) Cantata No.140 "Sleepers Awake" (1731)
4) Fugue in G BWV 577 "The Jig Fugue" (1720)
5) Weinen Klagen Sorgen Zagen BWV 12 (1714)
6) Concerto No.1 for Keyboard and Orchestra in D Minor, BWV 1052 (1738-1739)
7) Prelude and Fugue No.2 in C Minor BWV 847 (1738-39)
8) Prelude and Fugue in E-Flat BWV 552 (1739)


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