July 15 – Tear-Jerkers

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Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations, Op.26: Nimrod
We all have those pieces of music that make us cry every time. For KING FM’s Marta Zekan, that’s the “Nimrod” movement from Elgar’s “Enigma Variations.” She heard it at the Seattle Symphony’s gala opening in 2001…just four days after Sept. 11. When the movement came to its poignant close, Marta felt a profound closeness in the shared emotion all around Benaroya Hall.

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