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Playlists for July 25-29: Don’t Shoot the Piano Player

We’ll hear some of the most beloved works of chamber music, first enjoyed through intimate gatherings around the piano. Featured composers include Mozart, Beethoven, Dvorák and Brahms.

Monday

Haydn: Piano Trio No. 9 in A Major
Manhot, pf.; Manze, v.; Ter Linden, vc.
Erato 91728-2
12:00
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Haydn: Piano Trio Op. 73 No. 2, Gypsy Rondo, I & II
Thibaud, v.; Casals, vc; Cortot, p.
EMI 64057
9:46
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Mozart: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 493, I
Serkin, p.; Schneider, v.; Tree, vla.; Soyer, vc.
Vanguard 8007
10:31
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Beethoven: Piano Trio in D maj, Op. 70 No. 1, Ghost, I
Stern, v.; Rose, vc; Istomin, p.
Sony 64513
6:36
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Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 6 in B-flat major, Op. 97, Archduke, I
Ashkenazy, p.; Perlman, v.; Harrell, vc.
EMI 47010 2
12:30
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Tuesday

Schubert: Trio in E-flat, Op. 100, D. 929, I & II
Beaux Arts Trio
Phil 412620-2
:50, 22:28
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Schumann: Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 44
Emerson String Quartet; Pressler, p.
DG 445848-2
30:01
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Wednesday

Brahms: Piano Quartet in c minor, Op. 60, III
Heifetz, v.; Schonbach, vla.; Piatigorsky, vc.; Lateiner, p.;
RCA 61773
8:09
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Brahms: Trio for Clarinet, Op.114, III & IV
Collins, cl.; Isserlis, vc.; Hough, p.
RCA 63504
8:52
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Brahms: Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano in E-flat Major, Op. 40
Bloom, hn.; Tree, v.; Serkin, p.
Sony 46249
29:35, 1:54
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Thursday

Brahms: Quintet for Piano and Strings in F minor, Op. 34, I (complete) & IV (excerpt)
The Cleveland Quartet; Ax, p.
RCA 4954
15:41, 4:40
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Dvorák: Trio for Piano and Strings No. 4 in E minor, Op. 90/B 166, Dumky
Ma, vc.; Kim, v.; Ax, p.
CBS 44527
31:19
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Friday

Ravel: Trio for Piano, Violin & Violoncello
Thibaudet, p.; Bell, v.; Isserlis, vc.
Lon 4258602
:51, 25:25
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Messiaen: Liturgie de crystal fr. Quatuor Pour La Fin Du Temps
Meyer, cl.; Wang, vc.; Chung, p.; Shaham, v.
DG 469 052-2
2:54
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Bartók: Verbunkos (Recruiting Dance) fr. Contrasts
Goodman, cl.; Szigeti, v.; Bartók, p.
CBS 42227
5:28
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Copland: Sextet, I
Julliard Quartet; Wright, cl.; Copland, p.
Sony 62709
4:18
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Stravinsky: Septet, I
Boston Symphony Chamber Players
DG 2530 551
3:08
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Tower: Petroushskates
eighth blackbird
Cedille 90000 067
5:48
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Playlists for July 18-22 : Latin Carnival

From Padilla and Ponce to Ginastera, Villa-Lobos and Piazzolla, we’re exploring music by Latin-American composers.

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Monday

Padilla: “A la xácara xacarilla”
Harp Consort/King
HM 907293
2:22
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Lobo: Cum Audisset Joannes
The Boston Camerata/Cohen
Erato 45977
2:03
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Bocanegra: Hanacpachap Cussicuinin
The Boston Camerata/Cohen
Erato 45977
1:43
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Padilla: Missa “Ego Flos Campi” (excerpts)
Harp Consort/King
HM 907293
14:43
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Padilla: “A la xácara xacarilla” (excerpt)
Harp Consort/King
HM 907293
1:18
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Murcia: Saldivar Codex No 4: “Cumbees”
Harp Consort/King
HM 907293
2:59
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Bocanegra: “Tarara, Tarara”
The Boston Camerata/Cohen
Erato 45977
2:54
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Fernandez: Xicochi xicochi conetzintle
The Boston Camerata/Cohen
Erato 45977
3:21
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Anon.: Marizápalos a lo humano: Marizápalos bajó una tarde
Harp Consort/King
HM 907293
6:33
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Padilla: Missa “Ego Flos Campi” (excerpts)
Harp Consort/King
HM 907293
2:58
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Zéspedes: Guaracha: “Convidando está la noche”
Harp Consort/King
HM 907293
4:13
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Tuesday

Velasco: La Púrpura De La Rosa (excerpts)
Harp Consort/King
RCA 77355
11:01
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Gomes: Overture fr. Il Guarany
RPO/Diemecke
Intersound 2887
3:58
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Gomes: Sonata in D, IV
Brazilian Guitar Quartet
Delos 3245
3:34
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Ponce: La Barca del Marina
Osorio, p.
Cedille 900000 086
2:27
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Ponce: Mazurca No.8 in c-sharp minor
Osorio, p.
Cedille 900000 086
2:45
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Monteros: Noche Azul
Cuarteto Latinameri-cano
Dorian 93224
2:37
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Samuell: Remembering Gottschalk
Alejandro, p.
Centaur 2341
1:12
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Cervantes: Farewell to Cuba
Alejandro, p.
Centaur 2341
2:07
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Paisaje Andino
Rumillajta
Rumillajta 1911
2:58
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Amazonas
Rumillajta
Rumillajta 1911
1:16
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Trad.:Seis por Derecho
Paul Desenne Ensemble
Dorian 80129
2:53
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Ponce: Estrellita
Osorio, op.
Cedille 900000 086
2:33
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Wednesday

Ginastera: Impresiones de la Puna
Orquesta Sinfónica deBuenos Aires/Calderón; Piluso, fl.
7:57
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Ginastera: Creole Dance Suite, Op. 15 (excerpts)
Nissman, p.
Newport Classics 85510
3:19
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Ginasπtera: Rondo sobre temas infantiles argentinos, Op. 19
Nissman, p.
Newport Classics 85510
2:39
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Ginastera: Concerto for Harp and Orchestra, Op. 25, I
City of London Sinfonia/Hickox
Chan 9094
8:53
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Ginastera: Concertofor Strings, Op. 33, IV
I Musici de Montreal
Chan 9434
4:35
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Piazzolla: Balada
Bitetti, g.
DG 435 288
3:13
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Piazzolla: Loving fr. Five Tango Sensations
Kronos Quartet; Piazzolla, band.
Nonesuch 79254
6:12
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Piazzolla: Suite for Oboe and Orchestra, I
Camerata Bariloche/Hasaj; Spiller, ob.
Dorian 90201
3:48
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Piazzolla: Anxiety fr. Five Tango Sensations
Kronos Quartet; Piazzolla, band.
Nonesuch 79254
1:04
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Piazzolla: Libertango
Ma, vc.; ensemble
Sony 63122
3:09
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Piazzolla: Tango Suite (excerpt)
Ma, vc.; ensemble
Sony 63122
3:08
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Thursday

Estévez: La Cantata Criolla, finale
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orch. of Venezuela/Mata
Dorian 80101
9:30
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Aguila: Concerto for Clarinet & Orchestra, II
American Music Ensemble Vienna/ Earle; Fuchs, cl.
Troy 066
6:49
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Brouwer: Canción de cuna & Danza caracteristica
Bitetti, g.
DG 435288
3:36, 2:02
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Sierra: Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra, II
Detroit Symphony Orchestra/ Järvi; Carter, sax
7:10
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Sierra: Fandangos
Proms Orchestra/Slatkin
10:03
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Barrios: Confesión
Sofia Soloists/Barbosa-Lima, g.
Concord Concerto 42041
5:41
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Piazzolla: Tango Suite (excerpt)
Ma, vc.; ensemble
Sony 63122
5:17
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Friday

Villa-Lobos: Preludio No. 1
Bitetti, g.
DG 435288
5:09
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Villa-Lobos: Chôros No. 10
Simon Bolivar S.O. of Venezuela/Mata
Dorian 80101
12:15
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Villa-Lobos: Preludio No. 2
Bitetti, g.
DG 435288
2:37
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Nazareth: Brejeiro (excerpt)
Feghali, p.
Koss 1018
:29
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Nazareth: Brejeiro (excerpt)
Robison, fl.; Lubambo, g.
Vanguard 239
3:29
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Nazareth: Apanhei-te, cavaquinho!
Feghali, p.
Koss 1018
:21
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Nazareth: Apanhei-te, cavaquinho!
Os Ingênuos
Nimbus 1741
3:11
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Corréa: André de sapato novo
Robison, fl.; ens.
Omega 3016
2:20
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Villa-Lobos: Bachiana brasileira No. 5 for Soprano and 8 Cellos
French Nat’l Radio Orchestra/ Villa-Lobos; Angeles, s.
EMI 67229
10:38
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Barros: Na Gloria
Os Ingênuos
Nimbus 1741
2:39
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Escalada: Villancico “Canten dos jilguerillos”
Harp Consort/King
HM 907293
2:26
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Playlists for July 11-15: Sounds of the City of Light

Music in Paris from Berlioz to Debussy, from 1830 to the early 1900s.

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Monday

Alkan: Scherzo Diabolico, Op. 39 No. 3
Ringeissen, p.
Naxos 8.555495
4:39
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Franck: Piano Quintet in f minor, II
Borodin Quartet; Richter, p.
Philips 432142
11:33
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Franck: Symphony in d minor, II & III
NY Phil/Masur
Apex 741372
19:46
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Franck: Violin Sonata in A Major, M8, I & IV
Perlman, v.; Argerich, p.
EMI 56815
11:49
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Alkan: Saltarelle in e minor (excerpt)
Ringeissen, p.
Challenge 72154
2:16
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Tuesday

Gounod: Petite Symphonie for Winds, I
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra/Hogwood
Decca 430231
5:33
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Gounod: Faust (excerpts)
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/Davis; Te Kanawa, s.; Araiza, t.; Nesterenko, bs.
Phil 765602
9:35, 9:30, 6:29, 1:54
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Lalo: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in d minor, I
Radio Symphony Orchestra of Berlin/Chailly; Harrell, vc.
Lon 414387
12:53
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Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole, Op. 21, II
LSO/Previn; Perlman, v.
RCA 6520
4:10
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Wednesday

Fauré: Pelléas Et Mélisande Suite, Op. 80, I-III
Montreal Symphony/Dutoit
Decca 421440
13:49
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Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 2 in g minor, Op. 45, II
Ax, p.; Stern, v.; Laredo, vla.; Ma, vc.
Sony 92745
3:22
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Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48, IV-VII
Montreal Symphony Orchestra/Dutoit; Te Kanawa, s.;
Milnes, bar.
Decca 421440
18:28
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Fauré: Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 13, IV
Shaham, p.; Eguchi, p.
Vanguard 1239
5:33
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Fauré, trans. Ronchini: Serenade Toscane
Shaham, p.; Eguchi, p.
Vanguard 1239
3:14
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Thursday

Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suite (excerpts)
LSO/Abbado
DG 874602
21:50
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Bizet: Symphony in C Major, II & III
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra/Wolff
Teldec 9031773092
15:59
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Bizet: Carmen Suite #1 & #2 (excerpts)
NY Phil/Bernstein
Sony 63081
12:50
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Friday

Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3 in b minor, Op. 61, II
Orchestre de Paris/Barenboim; Perlman, v.
DG 445549
8:27
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Saint-Saëns: Africa, Op. 89
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Oramo; Hough, p.
Hyp 673312
9:46
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Saint-Saëns: “Mon Coeur S’Ouvre A Ta Voix” fr. Samson Et Dalila
Bastille Opera Orchestra & Chorus/Chung; Domingo, ten.; Meier, s.
EMI 54470
6:00
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Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 in c minor, Op. 78, Organ, II-IV
Berlin Phil/Levine; Preston, org.
25:43
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Playlists for July 4-8: Respighi

There’s much more to Ottorino Respighi than Pines of Rome and Fountains of Rome. This week we’ll hear his connections with the music of Brazil, touch on his experiences in war-torn Europe, and see how this intriguing violinist, musicologist and composer artfully moved Italian music into the 20th century.

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Monday

Ottorino Respighi: Concerto Gregoriano- Finale (excerpt)
Singapore Symphony Orchestra/Takako Nishizaki
Marco Polo 8.220152
1:00
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Respighi: “Notturno”
Leonardo De Lisi, ten.; Reinild Mees, p.
Channel 9396
2:53
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Respighi: Wind Quintet
 II. Andante con variazioni
Ex Novo Ensemble de Venezia
Dynamic 099
4:06
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Respighi: Symphonic Variations
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra/Adriano
Marco Polo 8.223348
12:24
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Respighi: Suite In E, II
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra/Adriano
Marco Polo 8.223348
8:05
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Respighi: Burlesca
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Marco Polo 8.223348
7:22
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Respighi: Adagio Con Variazioni, P 188
Orchestre De Paris/Semyon Bychkov; Mischa Maisky, vc.
DG 435781
12:54
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Tuesday

Ottorino Respighi: Quartet In D Major I & IV
Brodsky Quartet
Challenge Classics 72008
16:07
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Respighi: “Aretusa”
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra/Adriano;
Faridah Subrata, ms.
Naxos 8.223347
12:20
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Respighi: Dance Of The Gnomes- Allegro
Minnesota Orchestra/Eiji Oue
RR 95
4:48
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Respighi: Fountains of Rome
Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
EMI 47316
15:22
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Wednesday

Rossini (arr. Respighi): La Boutique Fantastique- Overture (excerpt), Tarantella & Danse Cosaque
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra/Jesús Lopez-Cobos
Telarc 80396
1:38, 4:21
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Respighi: Belfagor Overture
London Symphony Orchestra/Lamberto Gardelli
EMI 69358
11:26
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Respighi: Concerto Gregoriano- Andante Tranquillo
Singapore Symphony Orchestra/Takako Nishizaki
Marco Polo 8.220152
10:17
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Respighi: Pines of Rome
Philadelphia Orchestra/Muti
EMI 47316
22:09
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Thursday

Ottorino Respighi: Brazilian Impressions – Butantan
London Symphony Orchestra/Antal Doráti
Mercury 432007
4:47, 1:23
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Respighi: Poema Autunnale for Violin and Orchestra
Monte Carlo Philharmonic/Yakov Kreizberg; Julia Fischer, v.
Decca B001553502
14:21
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Respighi: Church Windows
 I. The Flight Into Egypt
 II. Saint Michael The Archangel
 III. The Matins Of Saint Clare
 IV. Saint Gregory The Great
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra/Jesús López-Cobos
Telarc 80356
:34, :22, 27:51
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Respighi: La Pentola Magica- Preludio (excerpt)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra/Jakub Francisci
Naxos 8.223346
1:27
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Friday

Respighi: Trittico Botticelliano
 I. La Primavera
 III. La Nascita Di Venere
Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields/Neville Marriner
EMI 69358
10:12
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Respighi: Gli Uccelli (The Birds), P. 154
 I. Prelude
 III. The Hen
 IV. The Nightingale
 V. The Cuckoo
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437533
1:15, 13:44, 2:26
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Respighi: Feste Romane
 I. Circenses (Circuses)
 II. Giubileo (Jubilee)
 III. L’Ottobrata (October Festival)
 IV. La Befana (The Epiphany)
Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti
EMI 47316
23:49
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