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Morning Classics: Boo!

10/30/09 8:00AM

 

C. Willoughby (at Conant Farm, Huntington)
Celebrate Halloween with the witches, goblins, and other-worldly spirits that haunt the cobwebbed halls of classical music.

Playlist

8:14am

Mephistos Hollenrufe
Composer: Johann Strauss II
Ensemble: Salon Orchestra of Cologne
CD/Album: "Vienna Salon"
Record co./Cat #: RCA 69297
Note: ("Mephistopheles' Cries in Hell")
 
 

8:22am

Mephisto Waltz #1- "The Dance at the Village Tavern"
Composer: Franz Liszt
Soloists: Stephen Hough, piano
CD/Album: "Stephen Hough Plays Liszt"
Record co./Cat #: Virgin Classics 90700
 
 

8:34am

The Noon Witch, Op. 108
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Simon Rattle
CD/Album: "Dvorak: Tone Poems"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 58019
 
 

8:48am

Macbeth: Witches' Chorus
Composer: Giuseppi Verdi
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Georg Solti
CD/Album: "Verdi: Choruses"
Record co./Cat #: London 430226
 
 

8:53am

Nobody's Jig / Mr. Lane's Maggott / Black and Grey
Composer: John Playford
Ensemble: Les Witches
CD/Album: "Nobody's Jig: Mr. Playford's English Dancing Master"
Record co./Cat #: Alpha 909
Note: (from the Playford "English Dancing Master", 1651)
 
 

8:59am

Drive the Cold Winter Away / The Beggar Boy
Composer: John Playford
Ensemble: Les Witches
CD/Album: "Nobody's Jig: Mr. Playford's English Dancing Master"
Record co./Cat #: Alpha 909
Note: (from the Playford "English Dancing Master", 1651)
 
 

9:02am

Symphony #10 in f, "In Autumn": Ghosts' Dance
Composer: Joachim Raff
Ensemble: Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic (Kosice)
Conductor: Urs Schneider
CD/Album: "The Best of Marco Polo"
Record co./Cat #: Marco Polo 8.223002
 
 

9:08am

Ghost Waltzes
Composer: Morton Gould
Soloists: Valery Kuleshov, piano
CD/Album: "Van Cliburn Competition 1993"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 438906
Note: (Recorde live at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, 1993)
 
 

9:19am

Son of Frankenstein (film soundtrack highlights)
Composer: Frank Skinner
(reconstructed and orch. by John Morgan)
Ensemble: Moscow Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: William Stromberg
CD/Album: "Monster Music"
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.557705
 
 

9:46am

An Ode to the Witches and Fairies of Shakespeare
Composer: Thomas Linley (the Younger)
Ensemble: Musicians of the Globe
Conductor: Philip Pickett
CD/Album: "Linley JR - A Shakespeare Ode - Musicians of the Globe - Pickett"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 446689
 
 
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