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Midday Classical: The Planets

01/19/10 10:00AM By Walter Parker

On his 55th birthday, Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in The Planets by Gustav Holst.  We'll also hear from 2 pianists performing in the area this week:  Simone Dinnerstein plays Bach and Michael Arnowitt plays Copland.



Concerto for Strings in c, RV 119
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Ensemble: Venice Baroque Orchestra
Conductor: Andrea Marcon
CD/Album: Vivaldi: Concerti & Sinfonie per Archi
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 6728


French Suite #5 in G, BWV 816
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Simone Dinnerstein, piano
CD/Album: The Berlin Concert
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80715


String Quartet #2 in a, Op. 51/2
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet
CD/Album: Brahms: String Quartets / Piano Quintet
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 8718


The Planets, Op. 32
Composer: Gustav Holst
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Simon Rattle
CD/Album: The Planets
Record co./Cat #: EMI 69690


Trio for Clarinet, Cello, & Piano in Bb, Op. 11
Composer: Ludwig Van Beethoven
Ensemble: Claremont Trio
Soloists: Jonathan Cohler, clarinet ; Julia Bruskin, cello ; Donna Kwong, piano
CD/Album: Jonathan Cohler & Claremont Trio
Record co./Cat #: Ongaku Records 24-122


Les Fetes d'Hebe (Suite from the Opera-ballet)
Composer: Jean-Philippe Rameau
Ensemble: Orchestra of the 18th Century
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
CD/Album: Rameau: Orchestral Suites
Record co./Cat #: Glossa 81103


Four Piano Blues
Composer: Aaron Copland
Soloists: Michael Arnowitt, piano
CD/Album: Classical/Jazz
Record co./Cat #: Musical Heritage Society 512994


Symphony in Bb
Composer: Alexander von Zemlinsky
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Zemlinsky: Symphony in B flat / Psalm 23
Record co./Cat #: London 421644


Sweet Emaline
Composer: Mitchell Parish & Frank Perkins
arr. Art Tatum
Soloists: Michael Arnowitt, piano
CD/Album: Classical/Jazz
Record co./Cat #: Musical Heritage Society 512994

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