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Afternoon Classics: Earth Day

04/22/09 3:00PM

For Earth Day, we'll hear (among other things) selections from Mahler's "Das Lied von der Erde," Darius Milhaud's "La Creation du Monde," and Schubert's "trout" Quintet.

Playlist

3:02pm

La Creation Du Monde
Composer: Darius Milhaud
Ensemble: National Orchestra of France
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Record co./Cat #: Emi Great Recordings Of The Century 45809
 
 

3:19pm

Suite Bergamasque
Composer: Claude Debussy
Soloists: Zoltan Kocsis, piano
Record co./Cat #: Philips 412118
 
 

3:38pm

Das Lied von der Erde: Selections ("The Song of the Earth")
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Soloists: Waltraud Meier, mezzo soprano ; Siegfried Jerusalem, tenor
Record co./Cat #: Erato 45624
 
 

4:07pm

An Outdoor Overture
Composer: Aaron Copland
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Aaron Copland
Record co./Cat #: Sony 46559
 
 

4:17pm

Concerto Grosso #7 in Bb, Op. 6
Composer: George Friederich Handel
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Iona Brown
Record co./Cat #: Philips 410048
 
 

4:32pm

Primavera Portena ("Spring in Buenos Aires")
Composer: Astor Piazzolla
Ensemble: Ahn Trio
Record co./Cat #: EMI 57022
 
 

4:38pm

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

5:07pm

Three Botticelli Pictures: La Primavera ("Spring")
Composer: Ottorino Respighi
Ensemble: Prague Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Skvor
Record co./Cat #: Supraphon 110683
 
 

5:15pm

A Somerset Rhapsody
Composer: Gustav Holst
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 9420
 
 

5:25pm

Symphony #3 "Rhenish" in Eb, Op. 97
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: David Zinman
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80182
 
 

6:07pm

Violin Sonata in G, BWV 1021
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: John Holloway, violin ; Davitt Moroney, harpsichord
Record co./Cat #: Virgin Classics 90741
 
 

6:16pm

Piano Quintet "The Trout" in A, Op. 114, D 667
Composer: Franz Schubert
Ensemble: Takacs Quartet
Soloists: Andreas Haefliger, piano
Record co./Cat #: London 460034
 
 

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