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Playlists for April 29 – May 3: Cello Concertos

Monday

Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante, Op. 12 (excerpt)
Russian Nat’l Orch/Pletnev; Maisky, vc.
DG 449821
:52

Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major (excerpt)
Tafelmusik/Lamon; Bylsma
HM 7757-2
1:24

Vivaldi: Cello Concerto in a minor, RV 418
Tafelmusik/Lamon; Bylsma
Sony 48044
9:47

Leo: Cello Concerto in D Major, II
Ensemble Strumentale; Bonucci, vc.
Koch Europa 350-263
4:54

Boccherini: Cello Concerto No. 9 in B-flat Major
Philharmonia Orch/Giulini; Starker, vc.
EMI 68745
22:16, :38

Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, II & III
Tafelmusik/Lamon; Bylsma
HM 7757-2
10:29

Tuesday

Schumann: Cello Concerto in a minor, Op. 129
Westphalian Symphony Orch/Landau; Varga, vc.
Vox 5027
24:08

Kraft: Cello Concerto in C Major, III
Tafelmusik/Lamon; Bylsma, vc.
HM 7757
5:57

Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in a minor, Op. 33
City of Birmingham Sym Orch/Frémaux; Tortelier, vc.
EMI 69386
18:27

Wednesday

Lalo: Cello Concerto in d minor, II
ORTF Nat’l Orch/Maazel; Ma, vc.
CBS 35848
6:19

Brahms: Concerto in a minor for Violin & Violoncello, III
Philadelphia Orch/Ormandy; Heifetz, v.; Feuermann, vc.
RCA 61736
7:34, 2:24

Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 96
Oslo Phil/Jansons; Mørk, vc.
Virgin 63287
18:33

Strauss: Don Quixote (excerpts)
Met Opera Orchestra/Levine; Grossman, vc.
DG 447762
15:55

Thursday

Strauss: Don Quixote (excerpts)
Cleveland Orch/Szell; Fournier, vc.
Sony 63123
12:15

Dvorák: Cello Concerto in b minor, Op. 104
Czech Philharmonic Orch/Szell; Casals, vc.
EMI 62953
11:51, 1:35

Dvorák: “Lasst Mich Allein” fr. Lieder, Op. 82
Kirchschlager, ms.; Deutsch, p.
Sony 73716
4:28

Elgar: Cello Concerto in e minor, Op. 85, IV
Philadelphia Orch/Barenboim; du Pré, vc.
Sony 60394
12:03

Barber: Cello Concerto in a minor, Op. 22, II
Baltimore Symphony/Zinman; Ma, vc.
CBS 44900
7:26

Friday

Bloch: Schelomo
Concertgebouw/Haitink; Harrell, vc.
Lon 414162
21:24

Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante, Op. 125, I
Russian Nat’l Orch/Pletnev; Maisky, vc.
DG 449821
10:36

Britten: Symphony for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68
Moscow Phil/Britten; Rostropovich, vc.
EMI 62828
3:58

Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Op. 107, I
Zurich Tonhalle Orch/Zinman; Bohorquez, vc.
Vox 994
5:59

Villa-Lobos: Bachiana Brasiliera No. 5 (excerpt)
Cello Octet/Villa-Lobos; Sayao, s.
Sony 62355
5:00

Playlists for April 22-26: Water Music

Monday

Trad: “I’m Bound for the Rio Grande”
Robert Shaw Chorale/Shaw
RCA 09026-63528
2:20

Handel: Water Music, Suite No. 1 in F Major
Vienna Concentus Musicus/Harnoncourt
Teld 4509-93668
28:07, :24

Handel: Water Music, Suite No. 1 in F Major (excerpt)
Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy
CBS 6095
:43

Ravel: Ondine
Ashkenazy, p.
Lon 410255
6:25

Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer: Overture
CSO/Solti
Lon 071201
11:32

Tuesday

Bax: Tintagel
Ulster Orch/Thomson
Chan 8312
15:00

Elgar: Sea Pictures (excerpt)
LSO/Barbirolli; J. Baker, ms.
EMI 56219
5:04

Delius: Summer Night on the River
LPO/Handley
Chan 8330
7:03

Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony (excerpt)
LPO/Boult
EMI 47212
19:!5

Wednesday

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
Royal Scottish National Orch/Gibson
Chan 6538
10:10

Bridge: The Sea
Royal Liverpool Orch/Groves
EMI 69870
20:45

Britten: Four Sea Interludes
Ulster Orch/Handley
Chan 8473
15:36

Mahler: Sym. No. 6 (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Lon 414674
6:00

Thursday

Smetana: Vlatava
Czech Phil/Neumann
Supraphon 0711
12:37

Liadov: The Enchanted Lake
LSO/Jarvi
Chan 7047
20:45

Trad.: Swansea Town Shenendoah
Robert Shaw Chorale/Shaw
RCA 09026-63528
7:34

Argento: The Lake at Night
Patrice Michaels
Cedille 90000 029
3:55

Simon and Garfunkel: Bridge over Troubled Water
Simon and Garfunkel
Warner Bros 3654
4:49

Friday

Handel: Water Music
Concentus Musicus/Harnoncourt
Teld 4509-93668
20:07

Debussy: La Mer
ORTF/Martinon
EMI 69587
24:28

Jobim: Waters of March
Elise & Tom
3:30

Ravel: Ondine (excerpt)
Ashkenazy, p.
Lon 410255
5:42

Playlists for April 15-19: Roaring ’20s

Monday

Carpenter: Skyscrapers (excerpts)
LSO/Klein
EMI 49263
2:30, 4:31

Sessions: Dance, Dirge & Finale fr. Black Maskers
Juilliard Orchestra/Zukofsky
New World 368
13:59

Varese: Octandre
Chicago Pro Musica
Reference Records #29
7:14

Antheil: Airplane Sonata
Verbit, p.
Albany Records #146
6:01

Antheil: Jazz Symphony (excerpt)
New World Symphony/Tilson Thomas
RCA 68798
3:29

Gershwin: Concerto in F (excerpt)
San Francisco Symphony/Tilson Thomas; Ohlsson, p.
RCA 68931
6:48

Ellington: Creole Love Call (excerpt)
The Duke Ellington Orchestra
Sony 065841
1:40

Tuesday

Piston: Three Pieces for Flute, Clarinet & Bassoon, I & II
Members of the Bohem Quintette
Premier 1006
6:46

Copland: Music for the Theatre (excerpts)
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra/Wolff
Teld 2292-46314
13:16

Thomson: “Susie Asado”
Armstrong, s.
Northeastern 250
1:41

Thomson: “Capital Capitals”
Kirby, Kelley, Sylvan, & Ripley, soloists
Northeastern 250
1:55

Cowell: Aeolian Harp
Feinberg, p.
Argo 436752
2:06

Still: Land of Romance from Africa
Oldham, p.
Koch 7084
7:32

Ruggles: Men and Mountains, III
Cleveland Orchestra/von Dohnanyi
Decca 443776

Kern: “Ol’ Man River” fr. Showboat
Robeson, bar.
3:52

Wednesday

Milhaud: La Création du Monde
Lyon Opera Orchestra/Nagano
Era 2292-45820
16:23

Satie: Parade
LSO/Dorati
Polygram 434335
14:24

Ravel: Concerto for Piano in G Major, II
Orchestre de Paris/Martinon; Ciccolini, p.
EMI 69568
10:52

Ibert: Divertissement (excerpts)
Ulster Orchestra/Tortelier
Chandos 9023
3:33

Ravel: Violin Sonata (excerpt)
Oistrahk, v.; Frida Bauer, p.
Phillips 420777-2
4:14

Thursday

Stravinsky: Capriccio for Piano & Orchestra, I
Berlin RSO/Ashkenazy; Mustonen, p.
Lon 440229
6:20

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3, I
Berlin Phil/Abbado; Argerich, p.
DG 415062
8:54

Bartók: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2, I
Kremer, v.; Maisenberg, p.
Teld 0630-13597
8:49

Tailleferre: Ballade for Piano & Orchestra
Orchestra of Radio Luxembourg/Froment; Marciano, p.
Vox 8157
14:18

Poulenc: Les Biches, II & V
French National Orchestra/Dutoit
Lon 440229
7:15

Friday

Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 1
Royal Concertge-bouw/Chailly
Lon 433816
14:58

Kreisler: String Quartet in a minor, I
Kennedy, v., Furniss, v., Hawkes, vla., Dale, vc.
Angel 56626
9:17

Schoenberg: Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielszene (excerpt)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Holliger
Teld 9031-77314
2:35

Berg: Wozzeck: Act III, Scene 1
Met Opera Orchestra/Levine; Fleming, s.
Sony 53959
5:31

Weill: Three Penny Opera (excerpts)
Chicago Pro Musica
Ref 2102
9:31

Weill/Gershwin: “My Ship” from Lady in the Dark
Upshaw, s.
Nonesuch 79345
2:42

Playlists for April 8-12: The Symphony Part VII (Russian)

Monday

Anton Rubinstein: Symphony No. 1 in F major, Op. 40, I, II, IV
Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra (Kosice)/Stankovsky
Naxos 8.555476
:52, 2:43, 9:07
Purchase

Rubinstein: Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Op. 42, Ocean, I, IV, VI, VII
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra/Gunzenhauser
Marco Polo 8.220449
11:47, 24:31, 1:38
Purchase

Rubenstein: Kamennoi-Ostrow Op. 10, No. 22
Josef Lhévinne, p
Masters of the roll Disc. 16: James Stewart Music (Amazon)
1:38 excerpt
Purchase

Tuesday

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Symphony No. 1, Op. 1 in E Minor, I, III
Philharmonia Orchestra/Butt
ASV 1024
9:15, 5:00
Purchase

Mily Balakirev: Symphony 1 in C, I (excerpt), II (excerpt), III
Philharmonia Orchestra/Karajan
EMI 63316
1:22, 1:07, 3:47, 6:44, :36
Purchase

Rimsky-Korsakov: Symphony #2 In F Sharp Minor, Op. 9, Antar, I, IV, II (excerpt at end of program)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra/Maazel
Telarc 80131
12:44, 8:20, 1:48
Purchase

Wednesday

Alexander Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor (excerpt)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Ozawa
EMI 47617
1:27
Purchase

Borodin: Symphony No. 1, I, IV
Toronto Symphony Orchestra/Davis
Sony 62406
:39, 13:18
Purchase

Borodin: Symphony #2 in B Minor
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Kubelik
Seraphim 69021
27:10, 1:08
Purchase

Borodin (completed post. by Glazunov): Symphony No. 3, I
Toronto Symphony Orchestra/Davis
Sony 62406
8:04
Purchase

Thursday

Alexander Glazunov: Symphony No. 1 in E major, Op. 5, Slavyanskaya, I
Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Serebrier
Warner 2564-68904-2
10:11
Purchase

Glazunov: Symphony No. 7 in F Maj, Op. 77, Pastoral, II & III
Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Serebrier
Warner 2564-63236-2
16:46
Purchase

Reinhold Gliere: Russian Sailor’s Dance from The Red Poppy (excerpt)
Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy
CBS 45659
:28
Purchase

Gliere: Symphony No. 3 in B minor, Op. 42, Ilya Muromets, I & III
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra/Downes
Chandos 9041
15:11
Purchase

Sergei Lyapunov: Symphony No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 66
USSR Symphony Orchestra/Svetlanov
Melodiya 10 00173
6:59
Purchase

Friday

Alexander Scriabin: Symphony No. 2 in C minor, Op. 29, III, IV, V
USSR Symphony Orchestra/Svetlanov
RDCD 11057
2:21, 13:25, 2:49
Purchase

Scriabin: Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 43, The Divine Poem: I. Introduction & III. Jeu Divin
Philadelphia Orchestra/Muti
EMI 49115
35:53
Purchase

Playlists for April 1-5: Gabriel Fauré

Monday

Gabriel Fauré: “Le Papillon Et La Fleur”, Op. 1/1
Janet Baker, ms.; Geoffrey Parsons, p.
EMI 66320
2:14

Fauré: “Mai”, Op. 1/2
Gérard Souzay, bar.; Dalton Baldwin, p.
EMI 64079
2:04

Fauré: Trois Romances sans paroles, Op. 17
  No. 1 in A-Flat Major, Andante quasi allegretto
  No. 2 in A Minor, Allegro molto
  No. 3 in A-Flat Major, Andante moderato

Charles Owen, p.
Avie 2240
6:46

Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
Choir Of St. John’s College, Cambridge/Guest; Stephen Cleobury, organ
Lon 436486
5:43

Fauré: Allegro Symphonique, Op. 68
Patrick De Hooge, Pierre-Alain Volondat, pnos.
Naxos 8.553638
6:27

Fauré: Violin Sonata No. 1 in A Major, Op. 13
Gil Shaham, v.; Akira Eguchi, p.
Canary 3
25:50

Tuesday

Gabriel Fauré: Souvenirs De Bayreuth #1
Patrick De Hooge, Pierre-Alain Volondat, pnos.
Naxos 8.553638
0:44

Gabriel Fauré: Après Un Rêve, Op. 7/1
Janet Baker, s.; Geoffrey Parsons, p.
Hyperion A66320
2:04

Gabriel Fauré: Vocalise
Ray Mase, trp.; Diana Mase, p.
Summit 185
3:08

Gabriel Fauré: Elégie, Op. 24
Radio Symphony Orchestra of Berlin/Riccardo Chailly; Lynn Harrell, vc.
Lon 414387
6:50

Gabriel Fauré: Piano Quartet #1 In C Minor, Op. 15
Beaux Arts Trio & Kim Kashkashian, vla.
Phil 422350
31:16

Gabriel Fauré: Berceuse
Jaime Laredo, v.; Margo Garrett, p.
Dorian 90153
3:49

Wednesday

Fauré: “Mandoline” fr. L’Horizon Chimerique, Op. 118
Sanford Sylvan, bar.; David Breitman, p.
Nonesuch 79371
1:53

Fauré: Nocturne Op. 33 No. 2
Germaine Thyssen-Valentin, p.
Test 1262
5:44

Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48
Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields & Chorus/Neville Marriner; Sylvia McNair, s.; Thomas Allen, bar.
Phil 446084
22:20, 13:20, 2:16

Fauré: Menuet & Pastorale fr. Masques Et Bergamasques Suite
Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields/Marriner
Argo 410552
6:46

Thursday

Gabriel Fauré: “Pleurs d’or”, Op. 72
Victoria De Los Angeles, s.; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, b.; Gerald Moore, p.
EMI 64079
3:11

Fauré: Pelléas Et Mélisande Suite
  1. Prelude
  2. Andantino Quasi Allegretto
  3. Sicilienne
  4. Molto Adagio

Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields/Neville Marriner
Argo 410552
16:59

Fauré (arr. L. Auer): Pelleas Et Melisande, Op. 80
Akira Eguchi, pn.; Gil Shaham, vln.
Canary Classics 003
2:20; 1:32

Fauré: Madrigal De Shylock, Op. 57/2
  Chanson De Shylock, Op. 57/1
Gérard Souzay, t.; Dalton Baldwin, p.
EMI 64079
2:46

Fauré: Quartet For Strings In E Minor, Op. 121 – 3. Allegro
Quatuor Ébène
Virgin 70875
7:42

Fauré: Dolly Suite
  Berceuse
  Mi, A-Ou
  Le Jardin De Dolly
  Kitty Valse
  Tendresse
  Le Pas Espagnol

Patrick De Hooge & Pierre-Alain Volondat, pnos.
Naxos 8.553638
13:42

Fauré: “Au bord de l’eau” fr 3 Songs, Op. 8
Victoria De Los Angeles, s.; Gonzalo Soriano, p.
EMI 5650612
2:24

Friday

Gabriel Fauré: Violin Sonata #2 In E Minor, Op. 108, II
Renaud Capuçon, v.; Michel Dalberto, p.
Virgin Classics 708762
8:04

Fauré: Barcarolle, Op. 44 No. 4
Germaine Thyssen-Valentin, p.
Test 1262
3:47

Fauré: Piano Trio In D Minor, Op. 120
Beaux Arts Trio
Phil 422350
21:22, 1:21

Fauré: Fantaisie
Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields/Neville Marriner; William Bennett, fl.
Argo 410552
5:38

Florent Schmitt: In Memoriam Gabriel Fauré, Op. 72
Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields/Marriner
Phil 446084
3:52

Fauré: Pavane (With Chorus)
Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields/Neville Marriner
Phil 410442
5:42

Fauré: Siciliene fr. Pelleas et Melisande, Op. 80 (excerpt)
Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields/Neville Marriner
Argo 410552
1:57

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