Introducing Genny’s Playlist

Piano music, choral music, orchestral music, violin music, chamber music – welcome to the musical world of Imogen St. Pierre.

This is where you’ll be able to explore some of the music and musical references in Skating Over Thin Ice.

Check back regularly for more posts!

 

“Bass line of a Bach chorale…”

“My grandfather is the placid bass line of a Bach chorale.”

Chapter 2: Little Imogen, the weird girl, is left behind

Canadian Angela Hewitt plays Bach’s “Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring”. Listen and watch here.

(Yes, listen for the bass line…)

 

 

“Something tragic…”

“There’s music in his voice and my seven-year-old self tries to identify it. Something tragic. Rachmaninoff. The C-minor piano concerto. Fierce and angry and tormented.”

Chapter 2: Little Imogen, the weird girl, is left behind

Rachmaninoff plays his own concerto: watch and listen here