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Midday Classical: Petrouchka

01/08/10 10:00AM By Walter Parker

We'll listen to Stravinsky's colorful ballet about a romantic triangle among puppets at a fair, "Petrouchka."



Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky
Composer: Anton Arensky
Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of the Kremlin
Conductor: Misha Rachlevsky
CD/Album: A Russian Mosaic
Record co./Cat #: Claves 50-9909


Intermezzo in A, Op. 118/2
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Soloists: Annemieke Spoelstra
CD/Album: Toccare
Record co./Cat #: Spoelstra 2009


Symphony #4 "Tragic" in c, D 417
Composer: Franz Schubert
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Neville Marriner
CD/Album: Schubert: Symphonies 1-6
Record co./Cat #: Philips 412590


Orchestral Suite #2 in b, BWV 1067
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Shanghai Quartet
Soloists: Eugenia Zukerman, flute ; Anthony Newman, harpsichord
CD/Album: Music for a Sunday Morning
Record co./Cat #: Delos 3173


Chrissimas Day
Composer: Trad. Appalachian
arr. McRae
Ensemble: Essex Children's Choir
Conductor: Constance Price
Soloists: Heidi Soons, harp ; Karen Reed, piano ; Maria Schwartz, flute
CD/Album: Twentieth Anniversary of Twelfth Night
Record co./Cat #: Essex Children's Choir 2006


Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
CD/Album: Stravinsky - Petrouchka - Scenes de Ballet
Record co./Cat #: Philips 422415


Suite For Strings
Composer: Arthur Foote
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Kenneth Klein
CD/Album: Carpenter: Skyscrapers - Buck - Paine - MacDowell - Foote - Kenneth Klein
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49263


Quintet for Piano & Winds in Eb, K 452
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Ensemble Wien-Berlin
Soloists: James Levine, piano ; Hansjorg Schellenberger, oboe ; Karl Leister, clarinet ; Gunter Hogner, horn ; Milan Turkovic, bassoon
CD/Album: Mozart and Beethoven: Quintets for Piano and Winds
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419785


An Outdoor Overture
Composer: Aaron Copland
Ensemble: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Conductor: Erich Kunzel
CD/Album: Copland: Lincoln Portrait & Other Works
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80117


String Quartet #16 in F, Op. 135
Composer: Ludwig Van Beethoven
Ensemble: Takacs Quartet
CD/Album: Beethoven: the Late String Quartets
Record co./Cat #: London 3875


Der Rosenkavalier: Suite
Composer: Richard Strauss
Ensemble: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Antal Dorati
CD/Album: R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier - Suite, etc.
Record co./Cat #: London 411893


Legend #6
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Budapest Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
CD/Album: Dvorak: Legends, Prague Waltzes, etc.
Record co./Cat #: Philips 464647
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