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Midday Classical: Schumann shows off new-fangled horns

03/13/09 10:00AM

Schumann's Concert Piece for 4 Horns and Orchestra; Ingrid Fliter plays Chopin at the Concertgebouw; and Christopher Parkening plays Rodrigo's Fantasia para un Gentilhombre.

Playlist

10:02am

Overture (Suite) for 3 Oboes, Bassoon, 2 Violins, & Strings in g
Composer: Georg Phillip Telemann
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 439893
 
 

10:23am

Concertpiece for 4 Horns & Orchestra in F, Op. 86
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: Revolutionary and Romantic Orchestra
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Soloists: Roger Montgomery, horn ; Gavin Edwards, horn ; Susan Dent, horn ; Robert Maskell, horn
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 457591
 
 

10:44am

Andante Spianato & Grand Polonaise, Op. 22
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Ingrid Fliter, piano
Record co./Cat #: VAI Audio 1251
 
 

11:02am

Symphony #27 in G, K 199
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 471666
 
 

11:23am

Cantata #214 "Tonet, ihr Pauken": Opening chorus, BWV 214
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir
Conductor: Ton Koopman
Record co./Cat #: Challenge 72204
Note: This chorus was later recycled as the opening of the Christmas Oratorio.
 
 

11:35am

Fantasia para una Gentilhombre ("Fantasy for a Gentleman")
Composer: Joaquin Rodrigo
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Andrew Litton
Soloists: Christopher Parkening, guitar
Record co./Cat #: EMI 54665
Note: (written for Segovia by Rodrigo)
 
 

12:02pm

Keyboard Suite #5
Composer: George Friederich Handel
Soloists: Alicia de Larrocha, piano
Record co./Cat #: London 417372
 
 

12:18pm

Capriccio, Op. 81/3
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 3888
 
 

12:24pm

Andante (Tema con variazioni), Op. 81/1
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 3888
 
 

12:30pm

Scherzo, Op. 81/2
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 3888
 
 

12:37pm

Petite Symphonie in Bb
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Record co./Cat #: London 430231
 
 

1:02pm

The Cunning Little Vixen: Suite
Composer: Leos Janacek
Ensemble: Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Jiri Belohlavek
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 2407
 
 

1:23pm

Three Melodies by Stephen Foster
Composer: Elinor Remick Warren
Soloists: Sara Davis Buechner, piano
Record co./Cat #: ProPiano 224535
 
 

1:36pm

The Threepenny Opera Suite
Composer: Kurt Weill
Ensemble: London Sinfonia
Conductor: David Atherton
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 423255
 
 
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