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Midday Classical: Happy New Year!

01/01/10 10:00AM By Walter Parker

Music for the New Year by William Boyce, Benjamin Britten, and Gerald Finzi.  At 11 we go to Vienna for the annual New Year's Day concert.

Playlist

10:01am

Symphony #1 in Bb, Op. 2
Composer: William Boyce
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
CD/Album: Boyce: 8 Symphonies
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419631
 
 

10:10am

A New Year Carol
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: The Cambridge Singers
Conductor: John Rutter
CD/Album: Christmas with the Cambridge Singers
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 111
 
 

10:12am

Nocturne (New Year Music), Op. 7
Composer: Gerald Finzi
Ensemble: London Philharmonic
Conductor: Adrian Boult
CD/Album: Gerald Finzi: Nocturne, Severn Rhapsody, Eclogue...
Record co./Cat #: Lyrita 239
 
 

10:25am

Impromptu #1 in Ab, Op. 29, B 110
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Bella Davidovich, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Ballades, Impromptus
Record co./Cat #: Philips 411427
 
 

10:28am

Impromptu #3 in Gb, Op. 51, B 149
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Bella Davidovich, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Ballades, Impromptus
Record co./Cat #: Philips 411427
 
 

10:34am

Fantasie-Impromptu in c#, Op. 66, B 87
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Bella Davidovich, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Ballades, Impromptus
Record co./Cat #: Philips 411427
 
 

10:41am

Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (French: "Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un Faune")
Composer: Claude Debussy
Ensemble: National Orchestra of France
Conductor: George Pretre
CD/Album: Dukas, Debussy, Satie, Saint-Saens, Ravel
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49637
 
 

10:51am

Symphonie fantastique: Un Bal
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Georges Pretre
CD/Album: Berlioz: Symhonie Fantastique - Roman Carnival & Corsair Overtures
Record co./Cat #: RCA 6720
 
 

1:01pm

La Valse
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Ensemble: National Orchestra of France
Conductor: George Pretre
CD/Album: Dukas, Debussy, Satie, Saint-Saens, Ravel
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49637
 
 

1:15pm

Wiener Dreivierteltakt ("Viennese Three-Quarter Time")
Composer: Johan Wagenaar
Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Wagenaar: Orchestral Works
Record co./Cat #: London 425833
 
 

1:27pm

Symphony #102 in Bb, HOB 1/102
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Record co./Cat #: RCA 68424
 
 
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