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Bartok's birthday and Music for Birds

03/25/10 3:00PM

We'll hear Bela Bartok's gorgeous Third Piano Concerto on his birthday, along with a concerto for birds by Rautavaara and chamber music by Chausson featuring Soovin Kim. 



Concertpiece for 4 Horns & Orchestra in F, Op. 86
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Christian Thielemann
CD/Album: Schumann: Symphony No. 2, Manfred" Overture, etc."
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 453482


Symphony "La Casa del Diavolo" in d, Op. 12, G 506
Composer: Luigi Boccherini
Ensemble: Tafelmusik
Conductor: Jeanne Lamon
CD/Album: Boccherini: Concerti da Violoncello/Sinfonie
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi (DH Mundi) 7867
Note: (on melodies from Gluck's ballet, "Don Juan")


Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for Birds & Orchestra)
Composer: Einojuhani Rautavaara
Ensemble: Helsinki Philharmonic
Conductor: Leif Segerstam
CD/Album: Rautavaara: Clarinet Concerto, Cantus Arcticus, etc.
Record co./Cat #: Ondine 1041


Egmont: Overture, Op. 84
Composer: Ludwig Van Beethoven
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
CD/Album: Beethoven: Ouverturen
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 429762


Auf dem Wasser zu Singen, Op. 72, D 774 (song: "To be sung on the water")
Composer: Franz Schubert
Soloists: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone ; Gerald Moore, piano
CD/Album: Schubert: 21 Lieder
Record co./Cat #: EMI 69503
Note: (text by Friedrich Leopold)


Piano Concerto #3 in E, Sz 119
Composer: Bela Bartok
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Soloists: Helene Grimaud, piano
CD/Album: Bartok: Piano Concertos Nos. 1-3
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 3885


Concert Waltz #1
Composer: Alexander Glazunov
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Evgeny Svetlanov
CD/Album: Glazunov: The Seasons
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47847


Concerto in b, Op. 3/10, RV 580
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
CD/Album: Albinoni: Adagio - Pachelbel: Canon, U.A.
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 429390


Les jeux d'eaux a la Villa d'Este ("Fountains at the Este Villa")
Composer: Franz Liszt
Soloists: Lazar Berman, piano
CD/Album: Liszt: Annees de pelerinage
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 437206


Symphony #41 "Jupiter" in C, K 551
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Karl Bohm
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 413547


Thunder & Lightning Polka (aka: "Unter Donner und Blitz")
Composer: Johann Strauss II
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Strauss Jr.: Waltzes; Josef Strauss / Reiner, Chicago Symphony
Record co./Cat #: RCA 5405


The Lark Ascending
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Soloists: Sarah Chang, violin
CD/Album: Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5, etc.
Record co./Cat #: EMI 55487


Concert for Violin, Piano, & String Quartet in D, Op. 21
Composer: Ernest Chausson
Ensemble: Jupiter String Quartet
Soloists: Soovin Kim, violin ; Jeremy Denk, piano
CD/Album: Soovin Kim, Jeremy Denk, Jupiter String Quartet: Chausson & Faure
Record co./Cat #: Azica 71243


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