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Playlists for November 26-30: Tone Poems

Monday

Janequin: Escoutez tous gentilz “La bataille de Marignan; La guerre”
King’s Singers
EMI 69837
6:04
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Biber: Battaglia
Concentus Musicus Wien/Harnoncourt
DG Archiv 73262
7:39
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Couperin: Tic-Toc-Choc
Hoffmann, hp.
Cappriccio 10165
2:31
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Rameau: La Poule
Salánki, hps.
Panth 14074
9:06
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Respighi: Gli Uccelli (excerpts)
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 437 533
10:57, 2:33
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Telemann: Don Quixote Suite (excerpts)
Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Musicmasters 210
6:20
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Vivaldi: Winter fr. The Four Seasons
English Concert/Pinnock; Standage, v.
Arch 400045
7:50
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Tuesday

Boccherini: Night Music of Madrid
Moscow Concertino/Bushkov
Discover 920129
9:54
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Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Lon 421773
:47
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Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84
New York Phil/Masur
Teld 9031-77313
8:39
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Berlioz: Le Roi Lear Overture, Op. 4
Dresden Staatskapelle/Davis
RCA 09026-68790
:30, 15:50
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Mendelssohn: Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture in E major, Op. 21
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Harnoncourt
Teld 74882
11:44
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Wednesday

Schumann: Symphony No. 3, Rhenish, IV
Concertgebouw/Haitink
Phil 416126
5:27
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Wagner: A Faust Overture
London Phil/Boult
EMI 63122
11:26, :22
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Liszt: Hunnenschlacht
Berlin Phil/Mehta
Sony 66834
14:13
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Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, Op. 28
CSO/Solti
Lon 440618
14:57
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Liszt: Au lac de Wallenstadt fr. Années de pèlerinage
Watts, p.
EMI 64599
3:28
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Thursday

Smetana: Má vlast: No. 6, Blaník, T 121
CSO/Kubelik
Merc 434379
13:52
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Dvorák: The Wild Dove, Op. 110
Royal Concertgebouw/Harnoncourt
Teldec 21278
19:42
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Franck: The Accursed Huntsman
BSO/Munch
RCA 5750
1:52, 13:56
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Friday

Holst: Mars fr. The Planets
CSO/Levine
DG 429730
7:17, :18
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Delius: A Song of Summer
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Groves
EMI 63171
9:35
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Ives: Central Park in the Dark
St. Louis Symphony/Slatkin
RCA 61222
9:19
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Gershwin: An American in Paris
Boston Pops/Fiedler
RCA 68792
16:39
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Satie: Gymnopédie, No. 1
LSO/Previn; de Lancie, ob.
Boston 1045
4:02
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Playlists for November 19-23: Artists in Exile, Part II

Monday

Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber, I
Cleveland Orchestra/Szell
CBS 7166 (LP)
:40
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Hindemith: Mathis der Maler (excerpt)
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Kubelik
EMI 55237
:34
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Hindemith: Trauermusik
Orch/Reibold; Hindemith, vla.
Biddulph LAB 087
7:20
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Hindemith: Symphony in B-flat Major for Concert Band, I
Philharmonia Orchestra Winds/Hindemith
MER 75057
6:38
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Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphosis on Themes of Carl Maria von Weber, II
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra/Levi
Telarc 80195
8:09
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Hindemith: When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d (excerpts)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra/Shaw; Stone, bar.; DeGaetani,ms.
Telarc 80132
4:01, 6:54, 3:55, 8:23
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Hindemith: Symphonic Metamorphoses on Themes By Carl Maria von Weber, IV
Berliner Philh/Hindemith
Telarc 80195
4:36
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Tuesday

Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Concerto No. 2 for Violin & Orchestra, I Profeti, II
Los Angeles Phil/Wallenstein; Heifetz, v.
RCA 7872
9:27
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Wolpe: Dr. Einstein’s Address About Peace In The Atomic Era (excerpts)
Mason, bar.; Shannon, p.
Bridge 9209
6:23
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Busch: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in A Major, Op. 54
Friedli, cl.; Koello, p.
Ex Libris 6108
14:56
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Britten: Les Illuminations Op. 18, IIIb. “Antique”
Berliner Phil./Rattle; Bostridge, ten.
EMI 58049
2:06
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Britten: Sinfonia Da Requiem, II & III
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra/Runnicles
Telarc 60677
11:16
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Weill: Lost In The Stars – “Stay Well” from Lost in the Stars
Orch/Levine; Lenya, voc.
Sony 60647
3:08
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Casals: O Vos Omnes
Summit Brass
Summit 218
3:89
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Wednesday

Schoenberg: Suite for String Orchestra in G Major, IV & II
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra/Mauceri
London 448619
5:45, 4:28
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Varèse: Octandre
Asko Ensemble/Chailly
London 460208
6:41
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Martinů: Symphony No. 1, I
Czech Philharmonic/Belohlávec
Chandos 8950
9:49
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Martinů: Sinfonietta for Piano and Orchestra, La Jolla, II
Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Vasary
Chandos 8950
7:56
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Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements, III
London Symphony Orchestra/Thomas
Sony 89910
6:15
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Stravinsky: Ebony Concerto, I
Woody Herman Band/Stravinsky
Sony 64136
3:29
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Steiner: Main Title fr. Gone With The Wind
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/Mauceri
Philips 432 109
7:56
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Thursday

Koussevitsky: Humoresque, Op. 4
Karr, db.; Lewis, p.
VQR 2031
2:50
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Eisler: From Hollywood Elegies:
  “Unter Den Grünen Pfefferbäumen”
  “In Den Hügeln Wird Gold Gefunden”
  “Automne Californien”
  “Hollywood-Elegie #7”

Goerne, bar.; Schneider, p.
Decca 460582
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Weigl: String Quartet #5 In G, Op. 31, IV (excerpt), I
Artis Quartett Wien
Nimbus 5646
:54, 6:47
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Weigl: Symphony No. 5, Apocalyptic, I (excerpt)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra/Sanderling
BIS 1077
16:11
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Foss: Early Song fr. Three American Pieces
BSO/Ozawa; Perlman, v.
EMI 55360
4:57
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Foss: Elegy for Anne Frank
Pacific Symphony/St. Clair; Foss, p.
Harmonia Mundi 907243
6:04
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Milhaud: La Création du Monde, Pts. I & II
Lyon Opera Orchestra/Nagano
Erato 45820
5:24
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Milhaud: La Carnaval à la Nouvelle-Orléans, Op. 275, II
Yarborugh & Cowan, pfs.
Orion 78297
2:46
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Milhaud: Suite Française, III
President’s Own US Marine Band
Altissimo 75442270512
1:53
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Waxman: A Place in the Sun Suite
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra/Waxman
Sony Classical NPR Milestones 60991
8:11
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Friday

Bright Sheng: Seven Tunes Heard in China: I, V, VII
Ma, vc.
Sony 64114
7:07
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Chen Yi: Shuo
Ying Quartet
Telarc 80690
8:52
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Tan Dun: Main Title fr. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Shanghai National Orchestra/Chan Xie Yang; Ma. vc.
Sony 89347
3:24
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Tan Dun: Concerto for Pipa: III
Moscow Soloists/Bashmet; Wu Man, pipa
Onyx 4027
4:45
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Frank: Cuatro Canciones Andinas For Soprano And Piano, I
Eyton-Jones, sop.; Ketter, p.
MSR 1344
3:06
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Frank: Sueños De Chambi: Snapshots For An Andean Album For Violin And Piano, I, II, III, VII
Guibbory, p.; Rubinsky, p.
MSR 1344
14:23
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D’Rivera: Aires Tropicales (excerpts)
Imani Winds
Koch 7599
5:00
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Astor Piazzolla: Otoño Porteño fr. Las estaciones porteñas
Barenboim, p.; Mederos, band.; Console, db.
Teldec 13474
4:53
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Playlists for November 12-16: Artists in Exile, Part I

Monday

Dvorák: Quartet in F major, American, Op. 96, III (excerpt), II
Takács Quartet
Lon 430077
1:12, 7:38
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Bloch: Schelomo
Israel Philharmonic/Bernstein; Maisky, vc.
Lon 414166
22:48
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Prokofiev: Love For Three Oranges Suite, Op. 33
National Symphony Orchestra/Slatkin
RCA 68801
15:35
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Tuesday

Korngold: Captain Blood (excerpts from the film score)
Brandenburg Philharmonic Orchestra/Kaufman
Marco Polo 8.223607
6:09
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Korngold: Violin Concerto In D Major, Op. 35
LA Phil/Wallenstein; Heifetz, v.
Sony 61752
21:29
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Rózsa: Theme, Variations and Finale (excerpt)
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra/Sedares
Koch 7191
:29
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Rózsa: Spellbound Concerto
RCA Symphony Orchestra/Rabinowitz; Wild, p.
Ivory Classics 70801
8:00, 1:24
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Rózsa: Violin Concerto, Op. 24, I
Dallas Symphony Orchestra/Hendl; Heifetz, v.
Sony 61752
11:24
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Wednesday

Rachmaninoff: Symphony #3 In a minor, Op. 44, II
Philadelphia Orchestra/Dutoit
Decca 433181
12:36
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Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances, II
Russian State Symphony/Polyansky
Chandos 9759
10:57
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Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini, Op. 43
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Reiner; Rubinstein, p.
RCA 68886
23:13
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Schumann: Chiarina fr. Carnaval, Op. 9
Rachmaninoff, p.
RCA 61265
1:10
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Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody On A Theme of Paganini (excerpt)
Philadelphia Orchestra/Stokowski; Rachmaninoff, p.
RCA 61265
2:31
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Thursday

Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms, I & II
CBC Symphony Orchestra & Toronto Festival Singers/Stravinsky
Sony 64136
9:37
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Stravinsky: Jeu de cartes
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Solti
Decca 443775
22:37
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Stravinsky: Concerto in E-Flat, Dumbarton Oaks
Ensemble InterContemporain/Boulez
DG 447405
15:18
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Stravinsky: Four Norwegian Moods, II. Song
New York Phil/Stravinsky
Sony 34136
2:13
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Friday

Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra, Sz. 116
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Solti
Decca 470516
9:04, 12:45, 13:38
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Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3, Sz. 119, II, I (excerpt)
LSO/Boulez; Grimaud, p.
DG 000388502
11:13
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Playlists for November 5-9: I Hear America Singing

Monday

Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
LSO/Copland
CBS 42430
3:14
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Peter: Quintet No. 2 for Strings, I
American Moravian Chamber Ensemble
New World 80507
7:13
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Billings: “Chester”
Gregg Smith Singers
MMG 10052
1:56
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Schuman: New England Tryptich
St. Louis Symphony/Slatkin
RCA 09026-61282
15:16
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Anon.: “Tippecanoe & Tyler Too” + excerpts
Chestnut Brass Company
Newport 85548
1:40, 1:29, :15, :43

Trad.; “Shenendoah”
Gunn, bar.; Murphy, p.
EMI 73160
2:55
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Offenbach: American Eagle Waltz
Cincinnati Pops/Kunzel; Collins, tr.
Vox 9011
6:05
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Moore: The Ballad of Baby Doe (excerpt)
New York City Opera Chorus & Orchestra/Bailey; Hecht, bar.
DG 465148
6:07
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Copland: “The Dodger”
Columbia Symphony/Copland; Warfield, bar.
CBS 42430
2:03
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Tuesday

Trad., arr. Seeger: American folk tunes for piano (excerpts)
Eskin, p.
Albany Troy 297
:33
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Foster: “Beautiful Dreamer”
Fiddle Fever/Ungar; Hampson, br.
EMI 54621
3:52
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Trad., arr. Hayes: “Lit’l Boy” & “Honor, Honor”
Joubert, p.; Quivar, ms.
EMI 49885
2:50, 1:57
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Harris: Symphony No. 6, I
Pacific Symphony/Clark
Varese-Sarabande 47245
7:00
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Copland: Lincoln Portrait
Seattle Symphony/Schwarz; Jones, nar.
Del 3140
14:26
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Ives: Symphony No. 3, The Camp Meeting, finale
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra/Davies
Pro Arte 140
7:01
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Ives: Symphony No. 2, finale
New York Phil/Bernstein
DG 474944
10:03
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Wednesday

Balcomb: Ellis Island
Quintet of the Americas
Newport 85512
2:38

Dvorák: Quartet for Strings no 12 in F major, Op. 96/B 179, American, I
Guarneri Quartet
Phil 420803
9:15
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Delius: Florida Suite, I
English Symphony/Boughton
Nimbus 5208
11:55
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Thomson: Prologue fr. The Plow that Broke the Plains
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra/Marriner
EMI 47715
12:37
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Gershwin: Concerto in F for Piano, finale
San Francisco Symphony/Thomas; Ohlsson, p.
RCA 60862
6:48
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Gershwin: Rialto Ripples
Pennario, p.
Angel 64668
2:06
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Gershwin: Great American Songbook (excerpts)
Watts, p.
Phil 456985
5:19
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Thursday

Copland: Symphony No. 3, I
LSO/Copland
Everest 9040
9:29
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Barber: Adagio for Strings
Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy
EMI 47636
6:21
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Ellington: Come Sunday
Flanagan, p.
Original Jazz Classics 182
3:35
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Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
NY Phil/Bernstein
Sony 63085
20:52
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Cowell: Aeolian Harp & The Banshee
Cowell, p.
CRI 750
1:35, 1:45
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O’Connor: Spring fr. American Seasons
Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra/Yoo; O’Connor, v.
Sony 89660
7:44
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Friday

Paine: Symphony No. 1, I
NY Phil/Mehta
New World 374
11:04
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Griffiths: The White Peacock
Dallas Symphony Orchestra/Litton
Dor 90224
5:05
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MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 2, I
CSO/Hendl; Van Cliburn, p.
RCA 68480
13:18
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Foss: Early Song
BSO/Ozawa; Perlman, v.
Angel 55360
4:56
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Gould: Amber Waves
London Phil/Klein
Albany 202
7:04
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Trad., arr. Charles: America the Beautiful
Ray Charles
3:34
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O’Connor: Appalachia Waltz
Metamorphosen Chamber Orchestra/Yoo; O’Connor, v.
Sony 89660
5:44
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