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Playlists for August 26-30: Sounds of the City of Light

Monday

Alkan: Scherzo Diabolico, Op. 39 No. 3
Ringeissen, p.
Naxos 8.555495
4:39

Franck: Piano Quintet in f minor, II
Borodin Quartet; Richter, p.
Philips 432142
11:33

Franck: Symphony in d minor, II & III
NY Phil/Masur
Apex 741372
19:46

Franck: Violin Sonata in A Major, M8, I & IV
Perlman, v.; Argerich, p.
EMI 56815
11:49

Alkan: Saltarelle in e minor (excerpt)
Ringeissen, p.
Challenge 72154
2:16

Tuesday

Gounod: Petite Symphonie for Winds, I
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra/Hogwood
Decca 430231
5:33

Gounod: Faust (excerpts)
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/Davis; Te
Kanawa, s.; Araiza, t.; Nesterenko, bs.
Phil 765602
9:35, 9:30, 6:29, 1:54

Lalo: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in d minor, I
Radio Symphony Orchestra of Berlin/Chailly; Harrell, vc.
Lon 414387
12:53

Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole, Op. 21, II
LSO/Previn; Perlman, v.
RCA 6520
4:10

Wednesday

Fauré: Piano Quintet in d minor, Op. 120, I
Shaham, p.; Smith, vc.; Eguchi, p.
Vanguard 1239
6:06

Fauré: Pelléas Et Mélisande Suite, Op. 80, I-III
Montreal Symphony/Dutoit
Decca 421440
13:49

Fauré: Piano Quartet No. 2 in g minor, Op. 45, II
Ax, p.; Stern, v.; Laredo, vla.; Ma, vc.
Sony 92745
3:22

Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48, IV-VII
Montreal Symphony Orchestra/Dutoit; Te Kanawa, s.;
Milnes, bar.
Decca 421440
18:28

Fauré: Violin Sonata in A Major, Op. 13, IV
Shaham, p.; Eguchi, p.
Vanguard 1239
5:33

Fauré, trans. Ronchini: Serenade Toscane
Shaham, p.; Eguchi, p.
Vanguard 1239
3:14

Thursday

Bizet: L’Arlésienne Suite (excerpts)
LSO/Abbado
DG 874602
21:50

Bizet: Symphony in C Major, II & III
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra/Wolff
Teldec 9031773092
15:59

Bizet: Carmen Suite #1 & #2 (excerpts)
NY Phil/Bernstein
Sony 63081
12:50

Friday

Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No. 3 in b minor, Op. 61, II
Orchestre de Paris/Barenboim; Perlman
DG 445549
8:27

Saint-Saëns: Africa, Op. 89
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Oramo; Hough, p.
Hyp 673312
9:46

Saint-Saëns: “Mon Coeur S’Ouvre A Ta Voix” fr.Samson Et Dalila
Bastille Opera Orchestra & Chorus/Chung; Domingo, ten.; Meier, s.
EMI 54470
6:00

Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 in c minor, Op. 78, Organ, II-IV
Berlin Phil/Levine; Preston, org.
25:43

Playlists for August 19-23: The Symphony, Part IX

Monday

Hans Pfitzner: Symphony In C, An die Freunde, II
Symphony Nova Scotia/Georg Tintner
CBC 5167
4:26

Anton Webern: Symphony Op. 21, I, II
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Herbert Von Karajan
DG 427424
6:46, 3:28

Kurt Weill: Symphony #2, I, II, III
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop
Naxos 8.557481
9:52, 13:09, 6:51

Weill: Lady In The Dark (Symphonic Nocturne)- Dance of the Tumblers
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Marin Alsop
NAXOS 8.557481
1:47, 2:44

Weill/Ira Gershwin: “My Ship”
Orch/Eric Stern; Dawn Upshaw, s.
Nonesuch 79345-2
2:43

Tuesday

Franz Schmidt: Symphony No. 4 in C, I (excerpt), II, IV
Detroit Symphony Orchestra/Neeme Järvi
Chan 9506/9568
2:36, 12:05, 9:10

Paul Hindemith: Mathis der Maler Symphony, I, II, III
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Hindemith
DG 431741
27:21

Paul Hindemith: Mathis der Maler (opera excerpt)
Bavarian Radio SO/Kubelik; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, bar.
EMI 40740
1:37

Wednesday

Albert Roussel: Symphony No. 1, Le poème de la forêt, I
Orchestra National de France/Charles Dutoit
Erato 88225
5:13, :53

Roussel: Symphony No. 3 in g, II & III
Suisse Romande Orchestra/Ernest Ansermet
Lon 433719
11:52

Roussel: Symphony No. 4 in A, IV
Suisse Romande Orchestra/Ernest Ansermet
Lon 433719
4:07

Arthur Honegger: Symphony No. 2 for Strings
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit
Erato 88178
25:34

Thursday

Honegger: Symphony No. 3, Liturgique
  I. Dies irae- Molto Moderato, Allegro
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit
Apex 62687
6:39

Honegger: Symphony No. 4, Deliciae Basilienses
  I. Lento E Misterioso, Allegro
  II. Larghetto (excerpt)
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra/Charles Dutoit
Apex 62687
11:59

Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla-Symphonie
  I. Introduction,
  II. Chant D’ Amour #1
  III. Turangalîla #1
  IV. Chant D’ Amour #2
Teldec 82043
19:05, 10:22

Friday

Olivier Messiaen: Turangalîla Symphonie
  1. Introduction (excerpt)
  5. Joie Du Sang Des Etoiles
  6. Jardin Du Sommeil
  7. Turangalîla #2

  8. Développement De L’Amour
  9. Turangalîla #3
  10. Final
Berlin Philharmonic/Kent Nagano
Teldec 82043
20:54, 22:16

Darius Milhaud: Symphony No. 3
  I. Vivement
  II. Calme
  III. Rondement
The Sinfonia Orchestra Of Chicago/Barry Faldner
Koch 7067
3:42

Playlists for August 12-16: Handel

Monday

Handel:“The Lord Our Enemy Has Slain” fr. Esther
Orchestra of the Sixteen/Christophers
Collins 70402
2:37

Handel:Sonata No.2 in g minor, I & II
London Baroque
HM 901379
4:06

Handel: Suite of Dances fr. Almira, I-IV
Academy for Ancient Music Berlin
HM 901852
9:52

Handel: “Vedrai s’ a tuo dispetto” fr. Almira
Brandenburg Consort/Goodman; Kirkby, s.
Hyp 66860
4:37

Handel:Overture fr. Nero (excerpt)
Parley of Instruments/Holman
Hyp 67053
2:27

Handel:Overture fr. Rodrigo (excerpt)
Parley of Instruments/ Holman
Hyp 67053
3:36

Handel:“Perché viva il caro sposo” fr. Rodrigo
Brandenburg Consort/Goodman; Kirkby, s.
Hyp 66860
6:01

Handel: Allemande & Rigaudon fr. Florindo
Parley of Instruments/ Holman
Hyp 67053
2:39

Handel: Sinfonia fr. Agrippina
English Concert/Pinnock
Archiv 419219
3:59

Handel:“Pensieri, voi mi tormente” & “Bel piacere” fr. Agrippina
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Bicket; Fleming, s.
London B0003160-02
6:57

Tuesday

Handel:“Pensieri, voi mi tormente” fr. Agrippina
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/ Bicket; Fleming, s.
Lon B0003160-02
1:52

Handel:“Lascia ch’io pianga” & “Scherzando sul tuo volto” fr. Rinaldo
Academy of Ancient Music/Hogwood; Bartoli, ms.; Daniels, cten.
Lon 473380
8:30

Handel: Overture fr. Il Pastor Fido (excerpt)
English Concert/Pinnock; Standage, v.
Archiv 419219
3:20

Handel:Utrecht Te Deum (excerpts)
Academy of Ancient Music & Choir of Christ Church Cathedral/Preston; soloists
Ois 414413
11:22

Handel:Water Music Suite in D Major
English Concert/Pinnock
Archiv 410525
21:03, 1:45

Wednesday

Handel: Sinfonia fr. Acis & Galatea
Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Gibson
ASV 6188
3:12

Handel: “Oh didst thou know” fr. Acis & Galatea
Academy of St. Martinin-the Fields/Marriner;
Battle, s.
EMI 49179
7:23

Handel:“I rage, I melt, I burn!” fr. Acis & Galatea
Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Mackerras;
Terfel, bar.
DG 453480
4:22

Handel:Esther (excerpts)
Orchestra & Choir of The Sixteen/Christophers
Collins 70402
16:50, 6:46

Handel:Gavotte fr. Ottone
Orchestre Baroque de Montréal/Thiffault
Atma 2157
2:06

Handel:“Come to me, soothing sleep” fr. Ottone
Ferrier, alto; Moore, p.
EMI 610032
4:14

Handel:Sarabande & Gigue fr. Keyboard Suite in g minor, HWV 452
Jarrett, p.
ECM 1530
3:34

Thursday

Handel:Overture fr. Giolio Cesare
Concerto Köln/Jacobs
HM 901385.87
3:01

Handel: “Piangerò la sorte mia” fr. Giolio Cesare
Academy of St. Martinin-theFields/Marriner; Battle, s.
EMI 49179
6:22

Handel: Giolio Cesare (excerpts)
Concerto Köln/Jacobs
HM 901385.87
13:46

Handel: Concerto Grosso in F Major, Op. 3 No. 4b
Concentus Musicus Wien/ Harnoncourt
Teldec 8.35545
10:19

Handel: Violin Sonata in G major, HWV 358
Manze, v.; Egarr, hps.
HM 907259
4:39

Handel:Zadok the Priest
Academy of St. Martinin-the Fields/Marriner
Phil 412733-2
5:27

Handel: Concerto for Organ No. 6 in Bb Major
Academy of St. Martinin-theFields/Marriner; Malcolm, hps.
Lon 458333
6:29

Friday

Handel:“See, the Conqu’ring Hero Comes” fr. Judas Maccabaeus
Academy of St. Martinin-theFields/Marriner
Phil 412733-2
3:24

Handel: Grosso in G Major, Op. 6 No. 1
Academy of Ancient Music/Manze Concerto
HM 907228.29
11:04

Handel:“Revenge, Timotheus cries” fr. Alexander’s Feast & “Ombra mai fu” fr. Serses
Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Mackerras;
Terfel, bar.
DG 453480
7:12, 3:00

Handel:Music for the Royal Fireworks
LSO/Szell
Lon 417694
14:19

Handel:“Worthy is the Lamb” & Hallelujah Chorus fr. Messiah
English Baroque Soloists & Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner
Phil 411041
7:26, 3:47

Playlists for August 5-9: Get the Picture?

Monday

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (excerpt)
Ashkenazy, p.
Lon 414386
:42

Granados: Goyescas (excerpts)
de Larrocha, p.
RCA 60408
17:19, 9:42

Castelnuovo -Tedesco: Francisco Goya y Lucientes, Pintor from 24 Caprichos De Goya
Afshar, g.
Summit 167
3:06

Debussy: La Mer
Boston Symphony Orchestra/Monteux
RCA 61890
22:33

Tuesday

Respighi: Trittico botticelliano
Orpheus Chamber Ensemble
DG 437533
5:30, 8:32, 5:23

Hindemith: Mathis der Maler
San Francisco Symphony/ Blomstedt
Lon 421523
8:16, 18:30

Satie: Gymnopédie
Thibaudet, p.
Decca 470290
3:03

Wednesday

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (excerpt)
Ashkenazy, p.
Lon 414386
:34

Thomson: Bugles and Birds- A Portrait of Pablo Picasso
Jacobs, p.
None 79024
2:03

Hovhaness: Mysterious Mountain- I, III, & IV
CSO/Reiner
RCA 61957
16:15

Schuller: Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee
Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra/ Dorati
Merc 434329
7:29, 13:34

Paulus: Air on Seurat
D. Lewis, vc.; C. Lewis, p.
Gasparo 301
6:39

Livingston/Evans: Mona Lisa
Orchestra/ Baxter; Nat King Cole
Capitol 72435-28295-2-1
3:09

Thursday

Reger: Four Tone Poems after Arnold Böcklin
Concertgebouw/Järvi
Chan 8794
25:16

Rachmaninov:Isle of the Dead
Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy
RCA 9026680222
20:00

Debussy:L’isle Joyeaux
Thibaudet, p.
Lon 452 022
5:50

Mussorgsky:Pictures at an Exhibition (excerpt)
Ashkenazy, p.
Lon 414 386
1:17

Friday

Mussorgsky:Pictures at an Exhibition (excerpts)
Ashkenazy, p.
Lon 414386
17:13, :41

Mussorgsky, arr. Ravel: Pictures at an Exhibition
CSO/Solti
Lon 400051
:29, 33:31

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