Exploring Music

Archive for October, 2011

Playlists for October 31 – November 4: Demons, Spooks and Other Things That Go Bump in the Night

Darkness descends on Exploring Music as we investigate composers’ fascination with ghosts, goblins, Mephistopheles and other phantasmagoria.

Monday

Camille Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Leonard Bernstein
CBS 37769
7:05
Purchase

John Cage: The Perilous Night, V
Markus Hinterhauser, prepared piano
Col Legno 20027
:46
Purchase

Franz Liszt: Totentanz, S. 555
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Seiji Ozawa;
Krystian Zimerman, p.
Phil 456997
15:15
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Charles Ives: Hallowe’en
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Leonard Bernstein
DG 429220
1:57
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Niccolò Paganini: Le streghe – Op. 8, (arr. for solo violin)
Rachel Barton Pine, v.
Cedille 041
10:07
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Henry Cowell: The Banshee
Cowell, p.
Smithsonian Folkways 40801
1:44
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Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14, V
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Charles Münch
RCA 6210
8:46
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Monster Mash
Bobby (Boris) Pickett and The Crypt-Kickers
Rhino 70743
3:15
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Tuesday

Modest Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain
Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy
RCA 61238
11:41
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Felix Mendelssohn: Die Erste Walpurgisnacht, Op. 60
Cleveland Orch & Chorus/Christoph Von Dohnanyi; Christine Cairns, ms.; Jon Garrison, ten.; Tom Krause, bar.; Jeffrey Wells, bs. bar.
Telarc 80184
18:11
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Brahms: “Walpurgisnacht”, Op. 75/4
Gil Shaham, v.; Jonathan Feldman, p.
DG 463483
1:49
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Robert “Bob” Cobert: Theme from Dark Shadows
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra/Erich Kunzel
Telarc 80580
1:31
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Procol Harum- Repent Walpurgis (excerpt)
2:41
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Wednesday

Edvard Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Philharmonia Orchestra/Andrew Davis
CBS 45530
2:27
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Antonio Bazzini: Round of the Goblins
Rachel Barton Pine, v.
Cedille 041
5:09
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Joaquin Rodrigo: Seguidillas del diablo
Artur Pizarro, p.
Collins 14342
4:06
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Boccherini: Symphony In D Minor, Op. 12/4, La Casa Del Diavolo, III
Tafelmusik Orchestra/Jean Lamon
RCA 7867
5:49
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György Ligeti: Piano Etudes, Book 2 – L’Escalier Du Diable
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, p.
Sony 62308
5:16
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Franz Schubert: “Der Erlkönig,” D. 328
Malcolm Martineau, p.; Bryn Terfel, bs. bar.
DG 445294
4:24
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John Morris: Transylvanian Lullaby from Young Frankenstein
Gil Shaham, v.; Jonathan Feldman, p.
DG 463483
3:59
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Michael Tippett: Ritual Dances From The Midsummer Marriage (excerpts)
English Northern Philharmonia/Michael Tippet; Rita Cullis, sop; Mark Curtis, ten; Margaret McDonald, ms; Matthew Best, bass
Nimbus 5217
8:28
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Malcolm Arnold: Tam O’Shanter – Overture, Op. 51
Philharmonia Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Arnold
EMI 64044
7:56
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Thursday

Verdi: Macbeth – Act 3: “Tre Volte Miagola La Gatta In Fregola”
Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/Georg Solti
Lon 430226
4:06
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Bedrich Smetana: Macbeth and the Witches
Radoslav Kvapil, p.
Unicorn 9152
10:57
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Hector Berlioz: La Damnation de faust – The Ride to the Abyss, Pandemonium and Epilogue on Earth
Chicago Sympony Orchestra & Chorus/Sir Georg Solti; Kenneth Riegel, ten.; José van Dam, bs. bar.; Frederica von Stade, ms.
Lon 410181
9:11
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Manuel De Falla: El Amor Brujo
Montreal Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit
Lon 410008
24:15
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John Williams: Devil’s Dance fr. The Witches of Eastwick (excerpt)
Gil Shaham, v.; Jonathan Feldman, p.
DG 463483
3:37
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Friday

Robert Schumann: Scenes From Goethe’s Faust (excerpts)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Claudio Abbado; soloists
Sony 66308
:56, 10:58
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Franz Schubert: “Gretchen Am Spinnrade,” D. 118
Bernarda Fink, ms. Gerold Huber, p.
HM 901991
3:39
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Feruccio Busoni: Doktor Faust (excerpts)
Lyon Opera Orchestra/Nagano; Henschel, bar.; Begley, ten.
Erato 25501
6:51, 5:05
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Busoni: Lied des Mephistopheles (“Faust”, Teil I)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.; Gerald Moore, p.
EMI 63167
1:30
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Offenbach: Les Contes D’Hoffmann – “Scintille, Diamant!”
Munich Radio Orchestra/Julius Rudel; Samuel Ramey, bs.
Naxos 8.555355
4:11
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Gounod: Faust – “Le Veau D’Or Est Toujours Debout!”
Munich Radio Orchestra/Julius Rudel; Samuel Ramey, bs.
Naxos 8.555355
2:18
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Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 8, Symphony of a Thousand, II (excerpts)
Bavarian Radio Orchestra & Chorus/Colin Davis; soloists
RCA 68348
13:30
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Playlists for October 24-28: Franz Liszt

Firmly poised on the progressive side of the War of the Romantics, Franz Liszt was on the front lines of the battle to usher in a new musical era- an era of radical dissonances, thematic transformation and exceptional virtuosity. This week, we’ll spend five hours listening to Liszt’s music and looking at his life in celebration of his 200th birthday.

Monday

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2 In C Sharp Minor, S. 244/2 (excerpt)
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyp 44533
2:06
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Liszt: Bénédiction De Dieu Dans La Solitude (excerpt)
Arrau, p.
Phil 432305
1:29
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Ferdinand Ries: Concerto in C# minor, II (excerpt)
Hamburg Symphony/Alois Springer; Maria Littauer, p.
Vox 5111
:41
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Liszt: Variations on a Waltz of Diabelli
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyp 44501
1:59
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Liszt: Rákóczi Marsch, S. 242a
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyp 44530
4:26
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Liszt: God Save The Queen, S. 235
Howard, p.
Hyp 44530
6:51
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Liszt: Scherzo, S. 153
Howard, p.
Hyp 44502
1:04,
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Liszt: Seven Brilliant Variations on a Theme by Rossini, S. 149
Howard, p.
Hyp 44501
9:19
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Liszt: Don Sanche
 Overture
 “To Love, That is All My Glory” (Don Sanche)
 Entr’acte
 “Glory Be to the True Lovers”
Hungarian Opera Orchestra/Tamas Pal; Gerard Garino, Julia Hamari, Istvan Gati, Katalin Farkas
Hungaraton HCD12744-45
7:14, 6:33
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Liszt: 12 Études
 No. 1 In C
 No. 2 In A Minor
 No. 9 In A Flat
Howard, p.
Hyp 44502
5:45
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Tuesday

Liszt: Transcendental Etudes, S. 139, Chasse Neige
Evgeny Kissin, p.
Sony 783948
4:51
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Liszt: Etudes d’execution transcendante, No. 5, Feux Follets
Ferruccio Busoni, p.
Nimbus 8810
3:57
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Liszt: Heroide Funebre, S, 102 (excerpt)
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Gianandrea Noseda
Chan 10417
8:43
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Liszt: Lyon fr. Album D’Un Voyageur, S. 156
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyperion 44501
6:57
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Liszt: Grandes Etudes de Paganini, No. 6 in A minor
Polina Leschenko, p.
EMI 62666
5:51
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Liszt: 6 Grandes Etudes De Paganini, S. 141, No. 5, La Chasse
Marc-André Hamelin, p.
2:54
Hyperion 67370
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Liszt: Grandes Etudes de Paganini, No. 3, La Campanella
Ferruccio Busoni, p.
Nimbus 8810
5:03
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Liszt: Apparitions, S. 155, No. 2
Ashley Wass, p.
Naxos 8.570768
4:18
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Liszt: Années de pèlerinage, première année, S. 160, Suisse: No. 4, Au bord d’une source
Murray Perahia, p.
Sony 47180
3:49
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Liszt: 6 Grandes Etudes De Paganini, S. 141, No. 4, Arpeggio
Marc-André Hamelin, p.
Hyperion 67370
2:02
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Wednesday

Liszt: Transcendental Etudes, S. 139, No. 10 in f minor, Allegro Agitato Molto
Evgeny Kissin, p.
Phil 456 871
4:58
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Liszt: Années de pèlerinage, S. 160, Suisse: No. 2, Au lac de Wallenstadt
Howard, p.
Hyp 44507
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Liszt: Sonetto del Petrarca, No. 104
Charles Rosen, p.
6:18
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Liszt: Années De Pèlerinage, Deuxième Année, S. 162, Venezia E Napoli
Georges Cziffra, p.
Phil 456760
8:17
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Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 In C Sharp Minor, S. 244/2
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyp 44533
9:38
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Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor, S.178, III
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, p.
DG 477943
11:03
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Liszt: Liebesträume, S. 541, No. 3: O Lieb, So Lang Du Lieben Kannst
Artur Rubinstein, p.
Sony 784019
4:39
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Thursday

Liszt: Gnomenreigen, S. 145/2
Murray Perahia, p.
Sony 47180
2:54
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Liszt: “Im Rhein, Im Schönen Strome”, S. 272
Barbara Bonney, s.; Antonio Pappano, p.
Decca 470289
2:27
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Liszt: Piano Concerto #1 In E Flat, S. 124, I
Budapest Symphony Orchestra/Karl Anton Rickenbacher; Leslie Howard, p.
Hyperion 44501
5:37
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Liszt: Eine Faust-Symphonie in drei Charakterbildern
 I. Faust (excerpt)
 II. Gretchen (excerpt)
 III. Mephistopheles
Leipzig Gewandhaus/Kurt Masur
EMI 68595
10:08, 1:19, 20:56, 1:33
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Liszt: Un Sospiro fr. Trois Etudes De Concert, G. 144
Earl Wild, p.
Pearl 91
5:18
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Friday

Bach/Liszt: Fantasia fr. Fantasia & Fugue In G Minor (BWV 542), S. 463
Leslie Howard, p.
Hyperion 44501
5:15
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Liszt: Prelude & Fugue on the name B.A.C.H
Marie-Claire Alain, org.
Erato 75301
11:04
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Liszt: Christus
 XI. Tristis Est Anima Mea
 XIII. O Filii Et Filiae!
 XIV. Resurrexit
Rotterdam Philharmonic & Slovak Philharmonic Choir/James Conlon; Benita Valente, sop.; Marjana Lipovsek, ms.; Peter Lindroos, bar.; Tom Krause, bar.
1:20,
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Liszt: Bagatelle sans tonalité
Alfred Brendel, p.
Brilliant 93761
2:35
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Liszt: Die Lorelei, S. 273 (excerpt)
Barbara Bonney, s.; Antonio Pappano, p.
Decca 470289
1:43
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Liszt: Légendes for Piano, S. 175: No. 1, St Francis of Assisi Preaching (excerpt)
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, p.
DG 477943
1:43
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Marco Stroppa: Tangatu manu (excerpt)
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
:47
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Olivier Messiaen: Le Traquet stapazin fr. Catalogue d’oiseaux (excerpt)
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
:31
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Liszt: Années de pèlerinage: 3ème année, S. 163 (excerpt)
 2. Aux cyprès de la Villa d’Este No.1 (Thrénodie)
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
1:04
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Béla Bartók: 4 Dirges, Sz. 45
 4. Assai andante
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
:45
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Maurice Ravel: Jeux d’eau (excerpt)
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
:56
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Liszt: Années de pèlerinage: 3ème année, S. 163
 4. Les jeux d’eau à la Villa d’Este
Aimard, p.
DG 477943
8:03
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Playlists for October 17-21: Autumn Leaves

Works inspired by sights, sounds and smells of nature at summer’s end, including selections by Vivaldi, Piazzola, Delius and Schubert.

Monday

Glazunov: Herbst fr. Die Jahreszeiten Op. 67
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande/Ansermet
Lon 430348
9:26
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Mahler: “Der Einsame Im Herbst” fr. Das Lied von der Erde
Philharmonia Orch/Klemperer; Ludwig, ms.
EMI 66944
10:05
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Dvorák: Four Autumn Leaves, B. 109 (excerpts)
Poroshina, p.
Brilliant 92606
4:06
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Alwyn: Autumn Legend for Cor Anglais and String Orchestra
City of London Sinfonia/Hickox; Daniel, eh.
Chan 8866
12:16
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Tchaikovsky: The Seasons, Op. 37B (excerpts)
Bronfman, p.
Sony 60689
13:59
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Tuesday

Grieg: In Autumn Overture, Op. 11
Royal Phil/Beecham
EMI 66966
11:19
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Sibelius: “Autumn Evening” Op. 38/1
City of Birmingham SO/Oramo; Mattila, s.
Warner Cl 80243
5:10
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O’Connor: Fall fr. The American Seasons
Metmorphosen Chamber Orch/Yoo; O’Connor, v.
Sony 89660
5:49
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Rorem: “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”
Martineau, p.; Graham, ms.
Warner Cl 327484
1:54
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Mozart: String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat Major, K. 458, Hunt, I
Emerson String Quartet
DG 552302
8:21
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Delius: Autumn fr. North Country Sketches
Orch. of the Welsh Nat’l Opera/Mackerras
Lon 460290
8:11
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Debussy: Feuilles Mortes fr. Preludes, Bk. II
Ciani, p.
DG 453070
4:59
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Kosma: “Autumn Leaves”
Karrin Allyson, voc.; Ens.
Concord 4709
4:48
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Wednesday

Verdi: Les Vespres Siciliennes (excerpt)
Munich Radio Orch/R. Abbado
RCA 62651
9:22
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Schwantner: Beyond Autumn
Dallas Symphony Orch/Litton; Hustis, hn.
Hyperion 67493
17:22
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Brahms: “Herbstgefühl” Op. 48, No. 7
Hamburger, p.; Baker, ms.
BBC Legends 4200
4:20
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Ashmore: Autumn fr. Four Seasons
Guildhall String Ensemble/Salter; Stoltzman, cl.
RCA 60437
4:22
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Mendelssohn: Jägerlied fr. Songs Without Words, Op. 19, No. 3
Barenboim, p.
DG 469376
2:10
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Piazzolla: Otoño Porteño
Barenboim, p.; Mederos, band.
Teldec 13474
4:52, 2:43
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Herbert: Indian Summer
Holloway, a. sax.; Wess, t. sax.; Smith, org.
2:43

Thursday

Haydn: Die Jahreszeiten (excerpts)
Freiburg Baroque Orch & RIAS Chamber Chorus/Jacobs; Petersen, s.; Güra, ten.; Henschel, bar.
HM 901829
2:12, 12:50
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Kainuma: Autumn in a Village
Uchiyama, p.; Mera, cten.
BIS 906
2:50
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Ligeti: Automne à Varsovie fr. Piano Etudes
Aimard, p.
Teldec 43088
4:26
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D. Brubeck: “Autumn in Our Town”
C. Brubeck, p.; von Stade, s.; Vinci, fl.
Telarc 80467
4:07
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D. Brubeck: Autumn in Washington Square
Dave Brubeck Quartet
Legacy 46189
5:29, 1:27
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Duke: Autumn in New York
Ens.; Upshaw, s.
Nonesuch 79531
4:24
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Duke: Autumn in New York
Bill Charlap Trio
Blue Note 97044
6:41
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Duke: Autumn in New York
Ens.; Fitzgerald & Armstrong, voc.
6:05
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Friday

Vivaldi: Autumn from the Four Seasons
English Concert/Pinnock; Standage, v.
DG 426802
10:22
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Grainger: Harvest Hymn
Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
DG 469376
3:39
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Trad.: Autumn Moon on a Calm Lake
Lang, p.
DG 823300
4:03
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Thomson: Autumn (Concertino for Harp Strings and Percussion)
LA Chamber Orch/Marriner; Stockton, harp
EMI 47715
8:58
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Vaughan Williams: “Linden Lea” from Songs of Travel
Burnside, p.; Williams, bar.
Naxos 8.557643
2:44
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Ives: Halloween
NY Phil/Bernstein
DG 429220
1:54
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Weill/Anderson: September Song (excerpt)
Brubeck, p.
Telarc 83670
:39
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Weill/Anderson: September Song (excerpt)
Ens.; Chet Baker, tpt.
OJC 087-2
2:22
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Weill/Anderson: September Song (excerpt)
Harry James Ens.
1:19
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Weill/Anderson: September Song (excerpt)
Ens.; Garner, p.
Savoy 17025
3:04
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Weill/Anderson: September Song
Ens.; Reinhardt, g.
Everest
2:32
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Weill/Anderson: September Song (excerpt)
The Four Freshmen w/ June Christy
Hindsight 235
2:22
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Weill/Anderson: September Song (excerpts)
Ens.; Sarah Vaughan, voc.
Polygram Records 543305
1:33, :24, :27
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Weill/Anderson: September Song
Ella Fitzgerald
Polygram Records 839838
3:43
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Playlists for October 10-14: A Green and Pleasant Land

With William Blake’s famous words as a stepping-off point, we’re traversing the pastoral musical landscapes of the British Isles.

Monday

Stanford: Symphony #3 In F Minor, Op. 28, Irish
3. Andante Con Moto; 2. Allegro Molto Vivace
Ulster Orchestra/Handley
Chandos 8545
2:30 (excerpt), 18:58
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Hadley: One Morning In Spring; A Sketch for Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra/Bamert
Chandos 9539
4:21
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Vaughan Williams: Linden Lea
Bryn Terfel, b. Malcolm Martineau, p.
DG B0004216
2:21
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Butterworth: The Banks of Green Willow
English Chamber Orchestra/Tate
EMI 7-47945-2
6:48
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Howells: Pastoral Rhapsody
London Symphony Orchestra/Hickox
Chandos 9410
12:25
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Britten: Folksong Arrangements from the British Isles
1. The Salley Gardens
2. The Foggy, Foggy Dew
Bryn Terfel, b. Malcolm Martineau, p.
DG B0004216
2:13
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Tuesday

Anon: “Blow the Wind Southerly”
Kathleen Ferrier
London 433475
2:25
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Anon: “My Boy Willie”
Kathleen Ferrier, Phyllis Spurr
London 433475
1:46
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Anon: In a Garden So Greene
Circa 1500
AVS 163
2:59

Britten: Spring Symphony
London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/Previn; St. Clement Danes School Boys Choir; Armstrong, s.; Baker, ms.; Tear, t.
EMI 47667
9:19, 8:29, 9:09
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Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
London Symphony Orchestra/Davis; Hilary Hahn, v.
DG 000312136
16:11
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Wednesday

Byrd: The woods so wild
Julian Bream, lute
RCA 61587
2:08
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Mendelssohn: The Hebrides Overture, Op.26, “Fingal’s Cave”
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Bernstein
Sony 47592
9:02
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Mendelssohn: Symphonie Nr 3 a-moll, op.56, Schottische
II. Vivace non troppo
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra/Masur
Apex 49817
4:18
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Bantock: A Hebridean Symphony
Mvt. 1-5
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Handley
Hyperion 66450
14:04, 5:27
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Dylan Thomas: Fern Hill
Caedmon 1157
4:01
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Warlock: “O Curlew, Cry No More”
Ian Partridge (tenor), Music Group of London
EMI 65101
7:09
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Warlock: “Captain Stratton’s Fancy”
Bryn Terfel, b. Malcolm Martineau, p.
DG B0004216
1:57
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Thursday

Delius: Two Pieces for Small Orchestra
1. On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Davis
Teldec 90845
5:58
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Delius: “Sea Drift”- based on Whitman
4. O rising stars!
5. O brown halo in the sky
Welsh National Opera Orchestra and Chorus/Mackerras; Thomas Hampson, b.
Argo (decca) 430206
6:48
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Delius: A Song Of Summer
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Davis
DG 477 7352
9:45
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Elgar: Serenade In E Minor, Op. 20
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Davis
Teldec 73279
12:19
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Elgar: “My love dwelt in a Northern Land”
The Cambridge Singers/Rutter
Collegium COLCD 104
4:22
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Elgar: Sea Pictures, Op. 37
1. Sea Slumber, Song (Roden Noel)
2. In Haven (Capri) (C. Alice Elgar)
London Symphony Orchestra/Barbirolli
Janet Baker, ms.
EMI 56219
7:09
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Elgar: In The South, Op. 50, “Alassio” – Canto Populare
Kennedy, v.; Pettinger, p.
Chandos 8380
3:10
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Friday

Britten: Folksong Arrangements, from the British Isles: “Oliver Cromwell”
Terfel, bs. bar.; Martineau, p.
DG B0004216
:46
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Burns: O Once I Lov’d A Bonnie Lass (Handsome Nell)
Davy Steele
Linn Records 086
3:27
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Holst: A Hampshire Suite, Op. 28, No. 2-
II. Song Without Words: I’ll Love My Love, Andante
Munich Symphony/Bostock
Classico Class CD 284
2:21
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Holst: A Somerset Rhapsody, Op. 21, No. 2
London Symphony Orchestra/Hickox
Chandos 9420
9:31
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Somervell: In Summer-Time on Bredon Hill
Bryn Terfel, b.; Malcolm Martineau, p.
DG B0004216.
3:21
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Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge – “Bredon Hill”
Phillip Langridge, tenor; Howard Shelley, pf.; Britten Quartet
EMI 54346
7:01
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 3, A Pastorial Symphony
IV. Lento: Moderato Maestoso
Philharmonia Orchestra/Slatkin; Linda Hohenfeld, s.
RCA Victor 61194
11:18
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Peter Maxwell Davies: Farewell to Stromness
Peter Maxwell Davies, piano
Unicorn-Kanchana 9070
2:49
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Parry: Jerusalem
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Andrew Davis
Last Night Of The Proms
Teldec 97868
2:49
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Delius: To be sung of a Summer Night on the Water, II
The Cambridge Singers/Rutter
Collegium 104
2:19
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Playlists for October 3-7: Clowning Around

Musical buffoonery.

Monday

Rameau: La Poule from Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin
Christie, hps.
HM 901121
5:07
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Satie: Parade
Minneapolis Symphony/Dorati
Merc 434335
14:23
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Stravinsky: Pulcinella
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 445541
22:34, 4:28
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Satie: Sonatine Bureaucratique
Thibaudet, p.
Lon 470 290
3:12
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Tuesday

Barber: Souvenirs (excerpts)
Browning & Slatkin, p.
RCA 60732
1:32, 8:16
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Piston: Suite from The Incredible Flutist
St. Louis Symphony/Slatkin
RCA 60798
16:42
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Stravinsky: Circus Polka & Greeting Prelude
London Phil/Mackerras
Classics for Pleasure 573441
3:35, :53
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Ibert: Divertissement
Cincinnati Pops/Kunzel
Tela 80294
15:06
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PDQ Bach: March of the Cute Little Wood Sprites
Turtle Mountain Naval Base Tactical Wind Ensemble
Tel 80307
1:13, 2:52
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Wednesday

Mozart: Don Giovanni, Act I (excerpt)
Vienna Phil/Muti; Ramey, bs.
EMI 54255
5:45
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Donizetti: Don Pasquale (excerpt)
Philharmonia Orchestra/Muti; Nucci, bar.; Bruscantini, bar.
EMI 47068
6:06
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Puccini: Gianni Schicchi (excerpts)
LSO/Pappano; Gheorghiu, s.
EMI 56587
9:01, 2:05
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Leoncavallo: Pagliacci (excerpts)
La Scala/Prêtre; Domingo, ten.; Pons, bar.
Phil 411484
10:01
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Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (excerpt)
CSO/Solti; Opie, bar.
Lon 452606
5:38
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Wagner/Russell: The Ring of the Nibelungs (an analysis)
Anna Russell, n. & p.
Sony 47252
3:25
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Schickele: Last Tango in Bayreuth
Tennessee Bassoon Quartet
Telarc 80307
2:40
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Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (excerpt)
LSO/Levine; Milnes, bar.
EMI 66040
4:34
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Thursday

Mozart: A Musical Joke (excerpts)
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Arab 6617
3:54, 1:02, 4:37
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Hindemith: Ludus Tonalis (excerpt)
Mustonen, p.
Lon 444803
14:32
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Haydn: Symphony No. 60, Il Distratto
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437783
25:06
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Friday

Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Berlin Phil/Levine
DG 289 469 250
10:38
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Kodaly: Hary Janos, I, II, IV & VI
Montreal Symphony/Dutoit
Lon 444322
12:52
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Mozart (arr.), Chopin (arr.): Hoffnung Music Festival (excerpts)
Hoffnung Symphony Orchestra
EMI 63302
1:24, 5:19

Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
Philharmonia Orchestra/Leinsdorf
EMI 65613
14:31
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Sousa: Liberty Bell March
Eastman Wind Ensemble/Fennell
Mercury 434300
4:37
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