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Playlists for October 29 – November 2: Dvorák, Tchaikovsky & Borodin String Quartets

Monday

Bedrich Smetana: String Quartet No. 1 in e minor, From My Life
Guarneri Quartet
Phi 420803
11:58, 13:52
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Edvard Grieg: String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 27, I & II
Guarneri Quartet
Phi 426286
18:01
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Antonín Dvorák: Cypresses, B 152- II & III
Emerson Quartet
DG B0014106
4:29
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Tuesday

Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Quartet No. 1, D Major, Op. 11, I-III
St. Petersburg Quartet
Sony 57654
22:19
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Antonín Dvorák: String Quartet No. 9 in D minor, Op. 34, I, II, IV, III (excerpt)
Melos Quartet
HM 901510
23:39, 2:23
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Dvorák: Cypresses, B 152, VI & VII
Emerson Quartet
DG B0014106
4:11
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Wednesday

Pyotr Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 2, I
St. Petersburg Quartet
Sony 57654
12:20
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Antonín Dvorák: String Quartet #10 In E Flat, Op. 51
Takács Quartet
Lon 466197
18:25, 13:36
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Dvorák: Cypresses, B 152, I & V
Emerson Quartet
DG B0014106
6:55
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Thursday

Pyotr Tchaikovsky: Quartet in B-flat major, op. post. (excerpt)
St. Petersburg Quartet
Sony 57654
3:56
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Antonín Dvorák: String Quartet No. 12, American: I, II, IV
Guarneri Quartet
Phi 420 803
16:59, 8:39, :20
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Alexander Borodin: String Quartet #1 In A I & III
Borodin Quartet
EMI 47795
19:46, 1:14
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Friday

Giuseppe Verdi: String Quartet in E minor
Melos Quartet
HM 901671
21:42
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Alexander Borodin: Quartet No. 2 In D Major
Cleveland Quartet
Telarc 80178
28:32
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“Baubles, Bangles & Beads” (excerpt)
Sarah Vaughan
Sassy Swings the Tivoli
Polygram
2:47
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Playlists for October 22-26: 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 15-19: Pastoral Symphonies

Monday

Strauss: Alpine Symphony (excerpt)
CSO/Barenboim
Era 2292-45997
1:27
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Moeran: In the Mountain Country
Ulster Orchestra/Handley
Chan 6525
7:05
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Berlioz: Harold in Italy, I (excerpts)
Orchestre Revolutionnaire/Gardiner; Causse, vla.
Phil 446676
:48, 14:54
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Ippolitov-Ivanov: In the Mountain Pass from Caucasian Sketches, I (excerpt)
Baltimore Symphony/Zinman
Tel 80378
8:25
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D’Indy: Symphony on a French Mountain Air (excerpts)
BSO/Munch; Henriot-Schweitzer, p.
RCA 6805
18:21
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MacDowell: To a Water Lily (excerpt)
Barbagallo, p.
Naxos 8.223631
1:00
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Tuesday

MacDowell: Woodland Sketches (excerpt)
Barbagallo, p.
Naxos 8.223631
2:07
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Strauss: Alpine Symphony
CSO/Barenboim
Era 2292-45997
19:38, 30:50
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MacDowell: To a Wild Rose
Barbagallo, p.
Naxos 8.223631
1:26
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Wednesday

Hovhaness: String Quartet No. 4, Under the Ancient Maple Tree, I
Shanghai Quartet
Del 3162
7:15
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Roussel: Symphony No. 1, I & II
French National Orchestra/Dutoit
Era 88225
12:45
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Wagner: Siegfried Act II (excerpt), Forest Murmurs
Berlin Phil/Tennstedt
EMI 57242
6:47
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Villa-Lobos: Amazonas
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra/Duarte
Marco Polo 8.22335
13:02
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Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia
Philharmonia Orchestra/Simon
Cala 1029
6:11
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Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
Albright, p.
Musicmasters 7061
3:03
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Thursday

Honegger: Pastorale d’ete
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra/Plasson
DG 435438
8:55
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 3, Pastoral, III & IV
LSO/Previn
RCA 89827
17:21
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Copland: The Red Pony (excerpts)
St. Louis Symphony/Slatkin
RCA 61699
8:14
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Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Rattle; Kennedy, v.
EMI 56413
17:28
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Friday

Respighi: Gli Ucceli (excerpts)
LSO/Dorati
Mer 432007
4:12, 4:22
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral
Vienna Phil/Abbado
DG 419779
25:48, 18:26
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Playlists for October 8-12 : Ralph Vaughan Williams

Monday

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5 (excerpt)
Royal Phil/Menuhin
Virg 61105
1:05
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Handel: Water Music (excerpt)
Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy
Sony 742563
:36
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Gilbert & Sullivan: Pirates of Penzance (excerpt)
Pro Arte Orchestra/Sargent
EMI 64397
:47
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Wagner: Die Walküre (excerpt)
Vienna Phil/Solti
Lon 414105
1:54
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Holst: Mars fr. The Planets (excerpt)
LSO/Davis
LSO 0029
:46
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Vaughan Williams: “The Vagabond”
Terfel, bar.; Martineau, p.
DG 445946
3:06
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Vaughan Williams: In the Fen Country (excerpts) & A Norfolk Rhapsody (excerpt)
London Phil/Thomson
Chan 8502
2:15, 1:28
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Vaughan Williams: String Quartet No. 1, I
English String Quartet
Unicorn 9076
7:58
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Debussy: Quartet for strings in G Minor (excerpt)
Cleveland Quartet
Tel 80111
:24
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Vaughan Williams: Selections fr. “On Wenlock Edge”
Britten Quartet; Langridge, ten.; Shelley, p.
EMI 54346
9:40
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Vaughan Williams: The Wasps: Overture
LSO/Previn
RCA 60581
8:54
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Tuesday

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 1, A Sea Symphony, I
London Philharmonic/Boult; Armstrong, s.; Case, bar.
EMI 472122
19:11
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Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Polygram 445922
14:03
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Butterworth: “The Lads in their Hundreds”
Luxon, bar.; Willison, p.
Chan 8831
2:10
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 2, London, III
London Philharmonic/Boult
EMI 47213
7:07, :26
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Wednesday

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 2, LondonLondon Philharmonic/Boult, I (excerpt), IV
London Philharmonic/Boult
EMI 47213
:50, 11:55
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Holst: Mars from The Planets (excerpt)
LSO/Davis
LSO0029
:47
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Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin (excerpt)
Montreal Symphony/Dutoit
Lon 410254
2:12
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Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Birmingham Symphony/Rattle; Kennedy, v.
EMI 56413
17:27
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 3, Pastoral, I
LSO/Previn; Harper, s.
RCA 89827
11:02
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Vaughan Williams: Kyrie from Mass in G Minor
King’s College Choir/Willcocks
EMI 69820
3:53
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Thursday

Vaughan Williams: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, I
LSO/Thomson; Sillito, v.
Chan 9262
5:41
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Vaughan Williams: Sir John in Love (excerpts)
Northern Sinfonia/Hickox + soloists
Chan 9928
12:18
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Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves
Sinfonia of London/Barbirolli
EMI 67264
1:01, 1:49
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 4, I
London Phil/Haitink
EMI 56564
8:32
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Vaughan Williams: “Beat, Beat Drums” fr. Dona Nobis Pacem
London Phil/Boult
EMI 69820
3:34
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Vaughan Williams: Prelude to 49th Parallel
Northern Sinfonia/Hickox
EMI 49770
2:29
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5, I
Royal Phil/Menuhin
Virgin 61105
11:59
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Friday

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5, finale (excerpt)
Royal Phil/Menuhin
Virgin 61105
1:12
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 6, I
LSO/Previn
RCA 55708
8:07
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Vaughan Williams: “The Cloud-Capped Towers” & “Over Hill, Over Dale”
Finzi Singers/Spicer
Chan 9425
2:15, :56
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 7, Sinfonia Antarctica, I & II
LSO/Previn
RCA 60590
16:57
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Vaughan Williams: Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra, II
LSO/Thomson; Harrild, tuba
Chan 8740
5:19
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Vaughan Williams: “Serenade to Music”
ECO & Corydon Singers/Best
Hyperion 66420
13:29
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Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 9 (excerpt)
LSO/Previn
RCA 55708
2:23
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Playlists for October 1-5: The Game of Pairs, Part II

Monday

Debussy: String Quartet In G Minor, Op. 10
Emerson Quartet
DG 445509
6:23, 3:46, 7:42, 6:59
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Ravel: String Quartet In F, I, II, III (excerpt), IV
Emerson Quartet
DG 445509
1:36, 8:12, 5:59, 2:26, 5:14
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Tuesday

Claude Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano in g, Allegro vivo, Intermede, Tres Anime
Joseph Szigeti, v.; Béla Bartók, p.
Vanguard 72025
11:55
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Debussy: La Mer, L 109 – De L’Aube À Midi Sur La Mer & Dialogue Du Vent Et De La Mer
Montreal Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit
London 430240
16:46
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Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2
  I. Lever du jour
  II. Pantomime
  III. Danse Générale

Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal/Charles Dutoit
London 444386
16:10
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Debussy: La Fille Aux Cheveux De Lin
Columbia Symphony Orchestra/Frank Brieff; Isaac Stern, v.
Sony 64501
2:35
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Wednesday

Trad, arr. Bartók: Transylvanian Dance
McGlaughlin, p.

Kodály: Summer Evening (excerpt)
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra/Kodály
DG 2543809 (LP)
1:34
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Kodály: Duo Op. 7, III
Jascha Heifetz, v.; Gregor Piatigorsky, vc.
RCA 61758
8:20
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Bartók: Evening In Transylvania From 10 Easy Pieces (w/Bartok Announcement)
Bartók, p.
Priceless 22719
2:52
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Bartók: Bagatelle, Op. 6, No. 2
Bartók, p.
Priceless 22719
:47
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Bartók: Dance Suite, SZ 77
Philharmonia Hungarica/Antal Doráti
Merc 432017
16:40
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Kodály: Dances Of Galánta (1933)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Neeme Järvi
Chan 8877
16:33
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Thursday

Zoltán Kodaly: Háry János Suite, Op. 35A
  I. Prelude: The Fairy Tale Begins
  II. Viennese Musical Clock
  III. Song
  IV. Battle & Defeat Of Napoleon
  V. Intermezzo
  VI. Entrance Of The Emperor & His Court

Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Neeme Järvi
Chandos 8877
24:29
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Bela Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
  II. Giuoco delle coppie
  IV. Intermezzo interrotto
  V. Finale : pesante

Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra/Adám Fischer
Nimbus 5229
6:58, 14:50
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Béla Bartók: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra No. 3
  II. Adagio religioso

Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra/János Ferencsik; Dezsö Ránki, p.
Hungaroton 31036
2:52
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Friday

Aaron Copland: Symphony #2, Short Symphony (excerpt)
London Symphony Orchestra/Copland
Sony 47232
1:38
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Copland: El Salón México
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Leonard Bernstein
DG 431 672
12:10
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Copland: Piano Variations
Stephen Hough, p.
Hyperion 67005
2:23
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Copland: Appalachian Spring
SPCO/Dennis Russell Davies
Pro Arte 140
3:33, 7:05
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Copland: Symphony #3 – 4. Molto Deliberato (excerpt)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Leonard Bernstein
DG 419 170
4:50
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Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra, The Age of Anxiety (after W.H. Auden) [original 1949 version]
  The Masque
  The Epilogue

New York Philharmonic/Bernstein; Lukas Foss, p.
DG 415 964
9:48
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Bernstein: Agathon fr. Serenade
London Symphony Orchestra/Hugh Wolff; Brian Lewis, v.
Delos 3357
7:08
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Copland: Clarinet Concerto, I (excerpt)
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Bernstein; Drucker, cl.
DG 431 672
1:49
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