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Playlists for April 30 – May 4: The Viola

We’ll celebrate some of the exquisite music written for the violin’s darker cousin, including music by Hindemith and Walton.

Monday

Telemann: Concerto in G Major for Viola and Orchestra
Musica Antiqua Köln/Goebel; Deuter, vla.
Archiv 463074
10:49
Purchase

Vivaldi: Concerto in d minor, RV. 540, II & III
Academy of Ancient Music/Manze; Jones, vla. d’amore; North, lute
HM 907230
6:47
Purchase

Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat Major, II & III
European Brandenburg Ensemble/Pinnock
Avie 2119
9:53
Purchase

Stamitz: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra in D Major, III
Württemberg Chamber Orchestra Heilbronn/Faerber; Wallfisch, vla.
Vox 5148
4:27
Purchase

Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major, K. 364, I
LPO/Mutter; Mutter, v.; Bashmet, vla.
DG B0005078-02
12:33
Purchase

Dittersdorf: Menuetto II fr. Sonata for Viola and Double Bass
Chang, vla.; Fuller, db.
Musical Arts Society 41592
2:26, :47

Tuesday

Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat Major, K. 364, II & III
LPO/Mutter; Mutter, v.; Bashmet, vla.
DG B0005078-02
17:42
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Mendelssohn: Sonata for Viola and Piano in c minor, II
Gieler, vla.; Bloomer, p.
Radio Netherlands 93008
6:29
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Weber: Andante and Rondo Ungarese for Viola and Orchestra in C minor, J 79
Solistes de Moscou-Montpellier Chamber Orchestra/Caussé; Caussé, vla.
EMI 54817
9:14
Purchase

Paganini: Terzetto concertante for Viola, Cello and Guitar in D major, II
R. Diaz, vla.; A. Diaz, vc.; Grey, g.
Dorian 90237
4:56
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Berlioz: Harold in Italy, Op. 16 (excerpt)
Nat’l Orch of France/Bernstein; McInnes, vla.
EMI 64745
6:46
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Guastavino: La Rosa y El Sauce
Kashkashian, vla.; Levin, p.
ECM 1975
2:15
Purchase

Wednesday

Berlioz: Harold in Italy (excerpt)
Nat’l Orch of France/Bernstein; McInnes, vla.
EMI 64745
:39
Purchase

Brahms: String Sextet No. 1 in Bb Major, II
Pasquier Trio and Friends; Pasquier, vla.
HM 1951073
10:17, :42
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Brahms: “Gestillte Sehnsucht” fr. Songs for Alto, Viola & Piano, Op.91, No. 1
Ferrier, alto; Gilbert, vla.; Spurr, p.
Lon 433477
5:11
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Brahms: Sonata in f minor for Viola and Piano, Op. 120 No. 1, III
Tertis, vla.; Cohen, p.
Pearl 9918
4:17
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Brahms: Sonata in E-flat Major for Viola and Piano, Op. 120 No. 2, I
Kashkashian, vla.; Levin, p.
ECM 457068
8:28
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Bruch: Concerto in e minor for Clarinet, Viola and Orchestra, I
LSO/Francis; King, cl.; Imai, vla.
Hyperion 66022
7:31
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Joachim: Hebrew Melodies, Op. 9, I
Gieler, vla.; Bloomer, p.
Radio Netherlands 93008
3:56
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Brahms: “Geistliches Wiegenlied” fr. Songs for Alto, Viola & Piano, Op. 91, No. 2
Norman, alto.; Christ, vla.; Barenboim, p.
DG 449965
6:10
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Kreisler: Schön Rosmarin, Op. 55 No. 4
Imai, vla.; Pöntinen, p.
Phil 446103
1:56
Purchase

Thursday

Bloch: Suite Hébraïque, No. 1- Rhapsodie
Imai, vla.; Pontinen, p.
Phil 446103
6:46
Purchase

Debussy: Trio for Viola, Flute, and Harp
Wilson, fl.; Neubauer, vla.; Allen, hp.
Delos 3167
16:36
Purchase

Vaughan Williams: Flos Campi
Bournemouth Sinfonietta and Choir/Mar; Riddle, vla.
Chan 6545
20:57
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Falla: Suite Populaire Espagnole (excerpts)
Dreyfus, vla.; McDonald, p.
Bridge 9016
3:38, 2:16
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Friday

Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher, III
San Francisco Symphony/Blomstedt; Walther, vla.
Decca 000201102
9:12
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Bartók: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra (excerpt)
Budapest Symphony/Ligeti; Golani, vla.
Conifer 189
10:35
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Walton: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, I & II
Royal Phil/Previn; Kennedy, vla.
EMI 749628
13:07
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Clarke: Sonata for Viola and Piano, I
Westphal, vla.; Swann, p.
Bridge 9109
7:41
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Feldman: The Viola in My Life, Part III (excerpt)
Phillips, vla.; Tudor, p.
New World 80657
2:36
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The Who: Baba O’Riley (excerpt)
MCA
1:21
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Alison Krause & Union Station: Man of Constant Sorrow (excerpt)
Rounder
1:07
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Grainger: The Sussex Mummer’s Christmas Carol
Coletti, vla.; Howard, p.
Hyp 666687
3:46
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