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December 31, 2012 – January 4, 2013: Strings Plus One

Monday

Mozart: Quartet for Oboe & Strings, K. 370
Nash Ensemble; Hulse, ob.
Virgin 61448
6:52, 8:00

Mozart: Quintet for Clarinet & Strings, Stadler, K. 581, I
BSO Chamber Players; Wright, cl.
Phi 442149
9:27

Mozart: Quintet for Clarinet & Strings, Stadler, K. 581, II
Emerson Quartet; Shifrin, cl.
DG 459641
6:37

Mozart: Quintet for Clarinet & Strings, Stadler, K. 581, III (excerpt)
Academy of St. Martin in-the-Fields Chamber Ens; Pay, cl.
Phil 422833
:13

Mozart: Quintet for Clarinet & Strings, Stadler, K. 581, III
Academy of Ancient Music Chamber Ensemble; Pay, cl.
L’Oiseau Lyre 421429
6:56

Mozart: Quintet for Clarinet & Strings, Stadler, K. 581, IV
Kevafian & Arm, vlns; Appel, vla.; Sherry, vc.; Shifrin, cl.
Delos 3020
9:18

Tuesday

Mozart: Quintet for Clarinet & Strings, Stadler, K. 581, II (excerpt)
Emerson Quartet/Shifrin, cl.
DG 459641
1:53

Mozart: Quartet for Flute and Strings No. 1 in D Major, K. 285
Nash Ensemble; Davies, fl.
Virgin 61448-50
13:45

Hindemith: Kammermusik for Orchestra, Op. 24 No. 1
Royal Concertgebouw/Chailly
Decca 473722
15:09

Barber: Dover Beach, Op. 3
Emerson Quartet/Hampson, bar.
DG 459506
8:02

Hindemith: Trauermusik
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra/Blomstedt; Walther, vla.
Decca 000201102
8:38

Mahler: “Blicke mir nicht in die Lieder”
Hunt-Lieberson, ms.; Vignoles, p.
Wigmore Hall 13
1:30

Mozart: Quartet for Oboe & Strings, K. 370, II (excerpt)
Nash Ensemble; Hulse, ob.
Virgin 61448
2:09

Wednesday

Mozart: Trio for Clarinet and Strings in Eb Major, Kegelstatt, K. 498, I
Nash Ensemble
Virgin 61448-50
5:42

Bartók: Contrasts, Sz. 111
Goodman, cl; Szigeti, v.; Bartók, p.
CBS 42227
16:57

Schumann: Quintet for Piano & Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 44, I-III
Budapest String Quartet; Serkin, p.
CBS 37256
22:48

Kuhlau: Quintet for Flute and Strings No. 3 in A Major (excerpts)
Julliard String Quartet; Rampal, fl.
CBS 44517
3:41, 1:49

Thursday

Busch: Quintet for Saxophone and Strings in E-flat Major, Op. 34, I
Erato Quartet; Roth, sax
Ex Libris 6108
7:17

Schoenberg: String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10
Schoenberg String Quartet; Narucki, s.
Chandos 9939
11:05

Dvorák: Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81, I & II
Takács String Quartet; Haefliger, p.
Decca 466197
27:40

Boccherini: Quintet for Guitar and Strings No. 5 in D Major, Op. 50
Carmirelli, v.; Genualdi, v.; Naegele, vla.; Rosen, vc.; Starobin, gtr.
Sony 47298
2:49

Friday

Brahms: Quintet in b minor for Clarinet and Strings, Op. 115, I
Elysium String Quartet; Drucker, cl.
Elysium 720
12:11

Brahms: Quintet in b minor for Clarinet and Strings, Op. 115, II
Melos Ensemble; de Peyer, cl.
EMI Seraphim 74520
11:28

Brahms: Quintet in b minor for Clarinet and Strings, Op. 115, III
Berlin Phil Octet; Stähr, cl.
Phil 446172
4:42

Brahms: Quintet in b minor for Clarinet and Strings, Op. 115, IV
Emerson Quartet; Shifrin, cl.
DG 459641
8:51

Tower: Petroushskates
eighth blackbird
Cedille 67
5:49

Mozart: Quintet for Horn and Strings, K. 407 (excerpts)
Gewandhaus Quartet; Baumann, hn.
Phil 426440
7:20

Playlists for December 24-28: Holiday Celebration

Monday

Anon: Nova Stella: A Medieval Italian Christmas (excerpts)
Altramar
Dorian 80142
13:49

Altenburg: Puer Natus In Bethlehem
Harwood Early Music Ensemble/Nygro
Classic Digital 1001
2:34

Arbeau: Branle De l’Official
Harwood Early Music Ensemble/Nygro
Classic Digital 1001
3:21

Guerrero: O Que Nueva!
Harwood Early Music Ensemble/Nygro
Classic Digital 1001
:58

Respighi: L’adorazione Dei Magi from Trittico botticelliano
BBC Concert Orch & Choir of King’s College, Cambridge/Cleobury
BBC Music 12/4
9:41

Brubeck: La Fiesta de la Posada (excerpts)
Brubeck, p.; Davis, bs.; Lewis, dr.; Orch/Davies
Columbia 64669
15:06

Melichar: Mille Cherubini in Coro
Vienna Symphony/Sutej; Carreras, ten.
Sony 53358
3:21

Armstrong: ‘Zat you, Santa Claus?
Louis Armstrong & the Commanders
Hip-o Records
2:39

Tuesday

Debussy: “Qui N’ont Plus de Maisons” fr. Noel De Enfants
Soriano, p.; de los Angeles, s.
EMI 65061
2:43

Charpentier: Noëls pour les instruments (excerpts)
English Chamber Orch/Preston
Novalis 150133
9:48

Poulenc: Quatre Motets pour le Temps de Noël
The Sixteen/Christophers
Virgin 91075
11:20

Honneger: Cantate De Noël
BBC Concert Orch & Choir of King’s College, Cambridge/Cleobury
BBC Music 12/4
24:08

Tchaikovsky, arr. Ellington: Sugar Rum Cherry
The Duke Ellington Orchestra
Sony
3:07

Charpentier: Or Nous Dites, Marie (Sarabande)
English Chamber Orch/Preston
Novalis 150133
2:29

Wednesday

Polynesian Trad. Hymn: Anau Oia Ea
Tubuai Choir
Shanachie
1:13

Berlioz: L’enfance du Christ, Op. 25 (excerpts)
Frankfurt Radio Symphony/Inbal
Brilliant Classics 99999
7:43, 3:06

MenottiL Shepherd’s Dance from Amahl and the Night Visitors
NBC Symphony Orch. & Chorus/Schippers
RCA 6485
3:20

Corelli: Concerto in g minor, Op. 6 No. 8, Christmas
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 429390
13:33

Bloch: Sacred Service (excerpt)
NY Phil/Bernstein; Merrill, bar.
Sony 47533
17:15

Berlin: White Christmas
Orch/Camarata; Heifetz, v.
RCA 61750
3:19

Thursday

Britten: This Little Babe fr. Ceremony of Carols (excerpt)
The Sixteen/Christophers
Virgin 91075
:54

Bartók: Romanian Christmas Carols, Sz 57
Kocsis, p.
Philips 442016
4:39

Britten: Ceremony of Carols
The Sixteen/Christophers
Virgin 91075
21:29

Chopin: Scherzo in B Minor, Op. 20: Presto con fuoco
Ax, p.
CBS 44544
9:55

Taverner: The Lamb
The Sixteen/Christophers
Virgin 91075
3:38

Ramirez: Annunciation & Pilgrimage fr. Navidad Nuestra
Choral Arts Society of Washington/Holt
Naxos 8.557542
6:06

Trad.: Sweet Little Jesus Boy
Mahalia Jackson
CBS 38304
5:19

Ramirez: Three Kings (excerpt)
CASW/Holt
Naxos 8.557542
1:25

Friday

Anon: Jesu, Son of Mary
Parthenia VII/Newman
Eclipse 64432
1:57

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols
LSO/Hickox
Chan 10385
11:25

Torelli: Concerto A Quattro In Forma Di Pastorale, Op.8 Nr.6
English Chamber Orchestra/Preston
Novalis 150133
5:29

J.S. Bach: Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir/Koopman
Erato 23416
25:10, :18

Trad.: Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy
David Bowie & Bing Crosby
Oglio 85001
2:40

Brubeck: Sleep, Holy Infant, Sleep fr. La Fiesta de la Posada
Brubeck, p.; Davis, bs.; Lewis, dr.; Orch/Davies
Columbia 64669
4:51

Playlists for December 17-21: How Do You Get From Bach to Beethoven?

Monday

J.S. Bach: “Gloria” from the B Minor Mass
Rbt Shaw Chorale and Orch/Shaw
RCA 09026 63529
~2:37

J.S. Bach: Italian Concerto, II
P. Serkin, p.
RCA 09026 68188
5:42

J.S. Bach: Brandenburg Concertos: No. 1, I & II and No. 6 (excerpt)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Virg 90747
8:02, 5:18

J.S. Bach: Prelude & Fugue in C Minor from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I
Van Asperen, hpd.
EMI 49727
2:54

Handel: Concerto Grosso Op.3 No. 4a, I & II
Linde Consort/Hans-Martin Linde
Era 61162
4:58

Handel: “Revenge Timotheus Cries” from Alexander’s Feast
Scottish Chamber Orch/ Mackerras; Terfel, bar.
7:13

Scarlatti: Sonata in E Major L.23, Sonata in F Major L.188 & Sonata in G Major L.219
Horowitz, p.
CBS 42410
8:34

Tuesday

Soler: Sonata No. 2 in Eb
Schrader, hpd.
Cedille 90000 009
3:32

Rameau: Overture to Dardanus; Overture, Rondeau, Gavotte & Entre’acte from Les Boreades
Orchestra of the 18th Century/Bruggen
Phil 420 240
4:44, 9:47

Gossec: Symphony in D, Op. 3 No. 6
Concerto Koln
Cap 10280
8:54

Boyce: Symphony No. 1
Menuhin Festival Orchestra/Menuhin
EMI 65730
6:55

Arne: Symphony No. 4
Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Montgomery
EMI 65730
12:09

Wednesday

Quantz: Concerto in D pour Potsdam
Wurtenburg Chamber/Farber; Galway, fl.
RCA 60247
4:19

CPE Bach: Clavichord Sonata No.6, I & III
Thalheim, clav.
CAP 10107
9:13

CPE Bach: Concerto for Violoncello in A, I
Santa Fe Orchestra; Starker, vc.
Del 3197
6:58

CPE Bach: Concerto for Violoncello in A, II & III
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Leonhardt; Bylsma, vc.
Virg 90800
11:42

CPE Bach: Symphony in A, Wq. 182 no.4, II
Academy of Ancient Music/Hogwood
Ois 417 124
3:19

Dittersdorf: Symphony in D “La Prise de la Bastille”, III
Concerto Koln
Cap 10280
6:01

Stamitz: Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra No. 11, II
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/Brown; Meyer, cl.
EMI 54842
4:07

Thursday

Tartini: Violin Concerto in A, I
Ensemble 415/Banchini
HM 901548
4:57

Sammartini: Symphony in D
Ensemble 415/Banchini
HM 901245
5:57

Pergolesi: Stabat Mater Dolorosa & Amen from Stabat Mater
Orchestra of La Scala Milan/Muti; Frittoli & Antonacci, soloists
EMI 56174
8:55

Boccherini: Quintet in A Op.29, No.4, III & IV (excerpt)
S. Kuijken, v.; Stuurop, v.; van Dael, vla.; Bylsma, vc.; W. Kuijken, vc.
Seon 63190
4:33

Boccherini: Concerto for Violoncello in D, G. 483, I
Tafelmusik/Lamon; Bylsma, vc.
RCA 7867
7:00

J.C. Bach: Symphony No. 1 in G Major, Op.6, I & II
Hanover Band/Halstead
CPO 999298
6:36

Mozart: Divertimento in F, K. 138, II
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra/Koopman
Era 2292-45471
6:12

Friday

Beethoven: Concerto for Piano No. 4, I (excerpt)
BSO/Ozawa; R. Serkin, p.
Tel 80061
2:05

Haydn: Piano Sonata #30, I
Odiaga, fp.
Tit 156
6:48

Haydn: Quartet in A major, Op.20 No.6, (excerpt)
Hagen Quartet
Lon 289466
2:44

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C, K. 551, Jupiter(excerpt)
CSO/Reiner
5:49

Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro, Act III Finale
Vienna Phil/Abbado
DG 445903
11:54

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, II & III
CSO/Reiner
RCA 6376
15:50

Playlists for December 10-14: The Symphony, Part I

Monday

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4, III (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Lon 414192
1:16

Marini: Sinfonias: La Orlandina, La Gardana, & La Ponte
Convivium: Wallfisch, v.; Tunnicliffe, vc. & th.; Nicholson, org. & hps.
Hyperion 66985
5:32

Stradella: Sinfonia No. 22
Convivium
Hyperion 66985
6:44

A. Scarlatti: Sinfonia Avanti La Serenata ‘Clori, Dorino E Amore’
Europa Galante/Biondi
Virgin 45495
4:10

Bononcini: Sinfonia Decima à 7 for Two Trumpets and Strings, Op. 3
Philharmonia Orch/Warren-Green; Wallace & Miller, tpts.
Nimbus 5017
9:15

Vivaldi: Sinfonia in b minor, Al Santo Sepolcro
Leipzig Radio Chamber Orchestra/Kegel
Ars Vivendi 2100141
8:22

Handel: Sinfonia, “Frondi Tenere” & “Ombra mai fu” fr. Serses
Academy for Ancient Music Berlin; Scholl, cten.
HM 901685
4:51

D. Scarlatti: Sinfonia in G Major & Sinfonia in A Major
Europa Galante/Biondi
Virgin 45495
5:53

Tuesday

Pisendel: Sinfonia in B-flat Major
Virtuosi Saxoniae/Guttler
Capriccio 10224
:36, 10:42

Fasch: Sinfonia in G Major
Paillard Chamber Orchestra/Paillard
RCA 5468
9:35

Telemann: Symphony in D Major, TV Ahn 50, No. 1
Musica Antiqua Köln/Goebel
Archiv 471492
4:50

Sammartini: Symphony in D Major
Ensemble 415/Banchini
HM 901245
5:56

Zelenka: Sinfonia concertante à 8 in a minor, I, II & III
Freiburger Baroque/Goltz
RCA 77339
14:56

Wednesday

Solnitz: Sinfonia in A Major, Op. 3 No. 4, I
Musica ad Rhenum
NM Classics 92037
5:49

Boyce: Symphony No. 1 in B-flat Major
Academy of Ancient Music/Hogwood
Oiseau 436761
7:07

W.F. Bach: Sinfonia in d minor, F. 65: Adagio & Fugue
Tafelmusik/Lamon
Sony 62720
9:34

Fredrick the Great: Symphony in G Major
C.P.E. Bach Chamber Orchestra/Haenchen
Cap 10064
10:57

Mondonville: Sonata in b minor, Op. 3 No. 1
The Musicians of the Louvre/Minkowski
Archiv 474550
8:28

Mondonville: Amoroso & Gigue fr. Sonata Op. 3 No.6
The Musicians of the Louvre/ Minkowski
Archiv 474550
5:23

Thursday

J.S. Bach: Mass in b minor, BWV 232 (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Lon 430353
1:03

C.P.E. Bach: Symphony in A Major, Wq. 182, No. 4, I
Academy of Ancient Music/Hogwood
Oiseau 417124
4:38

Stamitz: Symphony in G Major
Ostrava Janácek Chamber Orch/Dejmek
Panton 811201-2
7:09

Haydn: Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Le Soir
English Concert/Pinnock
Archiv 423098
:15, :56, 21:35

J.C. Bach: Symphony in D, II
Hanover Band/Halstead
cpo 9994882
3:00

Mozart: Symphony No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, Jupiter, II
CSO/Levine
RCA 61397
10:20

Friday

Haydn: Symphony No. 104 in D Major, London, I & IV + III
London Phil/Solti
Lon 475551
15:21, 3:50

Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36
CSO/Solti
Lon 430320
31:58

Playlists for December 3-7: Incidentally Speaking

Monday

Strauss: The Fencing Master fr. Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (excerpt)
CSO/Reiner
RCA 68637
1:19
Purchase

Mozart: Thamos, Koenig in Aegypten, K. 345 (excerpts)
Sinfonia Varsovia/Krivine
Denon 75372
16:55
Purchase Similar

Sibelius: Pelléas et Méllisande, Op. 46
Berlin Philharmonic/Karajan
DG 410 026
31:24
Purchase

Nielsen: The Fog is Lifting
Galway, fl.; Williams, hp.
RCA 21296
2:10
Purchase

Tuesday

Fauré: Pelleás et Mélisande Suite
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/Marriner
Argo 410552
16:57
Purchase

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Op. 61: Overture & Incidental Music
BSO & Tanglewood Festival Chorus/Ozawa; Battle, s.; von Stade, ms.; Dench, nar.
DG 439 897
11:52 & 21:03
Purchase

Wednesday

Purcell: Music from The Gordian Knot Unty’d, Z. 597
La Stravaganza Köln
Denon 81757 9250 2
12:40
Purchase

Sullivan: Macbeth (excerpts)
Dublin RTE Concert Orchestra & Ireland National Chamber Choir/Penny
Marco Polo 8.223635
15:25
Purchase

Elgar: The Starlight Express, Op. 78 (excerpts)
LPO/Handley; Masterson, s.; Hammon-Stroud, bar.
EMI 69891
23:10
Purchase

Thursday

Anon: Folias Antiguas (excerpt)
Hesperion XXI/Savall
Alia Vox 9844
1:07
Purchase

Beethoven: Overture & Incidental Music to Egmont
Orchestra of St. Luke’s/Davies; Gessendorf, s.
EMI 49927
7:29, 13:15
Purchase

Debussy: Le martyre de Saint Sébastien (excerpts)
New York Phil. & Choral Arts Society of New York/Bernstein; Weaver, Montealegre, Addison, Babikian, Kleinman & Simon, soloists.
Sony 60596
25:59
Purchase

Friday

De La Halle: Robin m’aime
Les Menestriers Picards
Calliope 9512
1:48
Purchase

Lully: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (excerpts)
Le Concert des Nations/Savall
Alia Vox 9807
:46, 8:14
Purchase

Strauss: Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Op. 60 (excerpts)
CSO/Reiner
RCA 68637
:23, 20:35
Purchase

Gianono: Small Craft Warnings
unreleased
3:15
Purchase

Gianono: Ethereal Trumpet fr. A Very Slippery Slope
Drewes, tpt.
unreleased
2:27
Purchase

Grieg: Peer Gynt, Op. 23 (excerpts)
Oslo Philharmonic/Salonen; Hendricks, s.
CBS 44528
10:17
Purchase

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