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The Morning News

03/08/08 3:11PM By Joe Goetz

We'll take a look at some of the recent additions to our VPR Classical CD library. It grows more and more each week, and it is all possible thanks to your support. Hope you can tune in and enjoy this mixture of both new releases, and older releases that we've added to make sure our library is one of the best in public radio.



The Secret: Overture
Composer: Bedrich Smetana
Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic (Kosice)
Conductor: Robert Stankovsky
Record co./Cat #: Marco Polo 8223326
Note: 1990 recording, new to us....first time played on VPR Classical


Organ Concerto #6 (same as harp concerto in Bb) Bb, 4/6
Composer: George Friederich Handel
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
Conductor: Richard Egarr
Soloists: Richard Egarr, organ
Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 807446
Note: Recorded Jan. 2008


De profundis clamavi, K 93
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Maag
Soloists: Vienna Volksoper Chorus
Record co./Cat #: Vox 5055
Note: Listener request - Newbury, NH


Menuet Antique
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Soloists: Robert Casadesus, piano
Record co./Cat #: CBS/Sony 5033892
Release Year: 1987
Note: Recorded 1946...but new to us!


La Gioconda: Dance of the Hours
Composer: Amilcare Ponchielli
Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orch.
Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
Record co./Cat #: London 436658


Three Summer Dances
Composer: Joseph Turrin
Ensemble: Borealis Wind Quintet
Record co./Cat #: MSR 1128


Brazilian Impressions: Canzona e danza (song & dance)
Composer: Ottorino Respighi
Ensemble: Buffalo Philharmonic
Conductor: JoAnn Falletta
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8557711


Recercada 1 & 2; Falalan; Moresca
Composer: Various
Ensemble: L'Arpeggiata
Conductor: Christine Pluhar
Soloists: The King's Singers
Record co./Cat #: Naive 5055


Symphony No.6 "Le Matin" D
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Record co./Cat #: Warner Classics 49561


Piano Sonata #14 ("Moonlight") c#, 27/2, /2 0
Composer: Ludwig Van Beethoven
Soloists: Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Record co./Cat #: Bridge 9250
Release Year: 1973
Note: BRAND NEW recording....released 3/4/08!
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