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Playlists for March 7-11: Get the Picture?

Music inspired by the visual arts, including Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, Hindemith’s Mathis der Maler, and Rachmaninoff’s Isle of the Dead.

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Monday

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (excerpt)
Ashkenazy, p.
Lon 414386
:42
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Granados: Goyescas (excerpts)
de Larrocha, p.
RCA 60408
17:19, 9:42
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Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Francisco Goya y Lucientes, Pintor from 24 Caprichos De Goya
Afshar, g.
Summit 167
3:06
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Debussy: La Mer
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Monteux
RCA 61890
22:33
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Tuesday

Respighi: Trittico botticelliano
Orpheus Chamber Ensemble
DG 437533
5:30, 8:32, 5:23
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Hindemith: Mathis der Maler
San Francisco Symphony/Blomstedt
Lon 421523
8:16, 18:30
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Satie: Gymnopédie
Thibaudet, p.
Decca 470290
3:03
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Wednesday

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (excerpt)
Ashkenazy, p.
Lon 414386
:34
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Thomson: Bugles and Birds- A Portrait of Pablo Picasso
Jacobs, p.
None 79024
2:03
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Hovhaness: Mysterious Mountain- I, III & IV
CSO/Reiner
RCA 61957
16:15
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Schuller: Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra/Dorati
Merc 434329
7:29, 13:34
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Paulus: Air on Seurat
D. Lewis, vc.; C. Lewis, p.
Gasparo 301
6:39
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Livingston/Evans: Mona Lisa
Orchestra/Baxter; Nat King Cole
Capitol 72435-28295-2-1
3:09
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Thursday

Reger: Four Tone Poems after Arnold Böcklin
Concertgebouw/Järvi
Chan 8794
25:16
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Rachmaninov: Isle of the Dead
Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy
RCA 9026680222
20:00
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Debussy: L’isle Joyeaux
Thibaudet, p.
Lon 452022
5:50
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Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (excerpt)
Ashkenazy, p.
Lon 414386
1:17
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Friday

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (excerpts)
Ashkenazy, p.
Lon 414386
17:13, :41
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Mussorgsky, arr. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
CSO/Solti
Lon 400051
:29, 33:31
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