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While We Declared Independence

03/05/10 10:00AM By Walter Parker

While we were declaring our independence in July of 1776, Mozart was writing a Divertimento for his older sister, Nannerl, which we'll listen to today.



Concerto for Recorder & Bassoon in F
Composer: Georg Phillip Telemann
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Iona Brown
Soloists: Michala Petri, recorder ; Klaus Thunemann, bassoon
CD/Album: Telemann: Suite - 2 Double Concertos - Petri
Record co./Cat #: Philips 410041


Scherzo in eb, Op. 4
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Soloists: Ignat Solzhenitsyn, piano
CD/Album: Solzhenitsyn plays Brahms
Record co./Cat #: Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia 2009-05


Divertimento #11 in D, K 251
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
CD/Album: Mozart: Serenata Notturna - 2 Divertimenti
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 415669


Piano Quartet in C, Op. 23
Composer: Arthur Foote
Ensemble: Da Vinci Quartet
Soloists: James Barbagallo, piano
CD/Album: Foote: Chamber Music Vol. 2
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.559014


Flute Concerto in D
Composer: Michael Haydn
Ensemble: Haydn Ensemble Berlin
Conductor: Hansjorg Schellenberger
Soloists: Emmanuel Pahud, flute
CD/Album: F.J. & J.M. Haydn: Flute Concertos - Scherzandi
Record co./Cat #: EMI 56577


Fantasia for Soprano Saxophone
Composer: Heitor Villa-Lobos
Soloists: Keith R. Young, saxophone ; Ron Warren, piano
CD/Album: Saxophone Voices from Five Countries
Record co./Cat #: Crystal 659


Concerto Grosso #4 in a, Op. 6
Composer: Georg Frideric Handel
Ensemble: Handel & Haydn Society
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
CD/Album: Handel: Concerti Grossi Op. 6
Record co./Cat #: L'Oiseau-Lyre 436845


Piano Concerto #1 in f#, Op. 1
Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
Ensemble: St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Soloists: Mikhail Rudy, piano
CD/Album: Rachmaninoff: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 4
Record co./Cat #: EMI 55188


Lancelot And Elaine
Composer: Edward MacDowell
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Karl Krueger
CD/Album: Our Musical Past, volume 3: Edward MacDowell, The Symphonic Poems
Record co./Cat #: Library of Congress 104


Symphony #97 in C, HOB 1/97
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: Orchestra of the 18th Century
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
CD/Album: Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 97 & 98
Record co./Cat #: Philips 434921


Composer: Francis Poulenc
Ensemble: French National Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Soloists: Pascal Roge, piano
CD/Album: Poulenc: Aubade, Les Biches, etc.
Record co./Cat #: London 452937


Ballade #2 in D, Op. 10/2
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Soloists: Ignat Solzhenitsyn, piano
CD/Album: Solzhenitsyn Plays Brahms
Record co./Cat #: Chamber Orchestra of Philadephia 2005-09
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