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Earth Day (Early)

04/21/10 8:00AM

(C. Willoughby)
Tomorrow marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. This morning we'll highlight musical interpretations of natural world: birds, frogs, insects, plants and flowers alike.

Playlist

8:08am

The Invisible City of Kitezh: Prelude - A Hymn to Nature
Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: "Rimsky-Korsakov: Suites"
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8327
 
 

8:13am

In Nature's Realm, Op. 63, B 126
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Prague Singers
Conductor: Stanislav Mistr
CD/Album: "Dvorak-Complete Choruses & Duets"
Record co./Cat #: Brilliant Classics 92883
Note: (On texts taken from poems by Vitezslav Halek: Music Descended in My Soul / Bells Ring at Dusk / The Rye Field / The Silver Birch / With Dance and Song)
 
 

8:27am

In Nature's Realm (Concert overture), Op. 91, B 168
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Istvan Kertesz
CD/Album: "Dvorak: Symphonies"
Record co./Cat #: London 430046
 
 

8:42am

Concerto in A, "Die Relinge" (The Frogs)
Composer: Georg Phillip Telemann
Ensemble: New London Consort
Conductor: Philip Pickett
CD/Album: "Telemann: Wassermusik - Alster Overture"
Record co./Cat #: London 455621
 
 

8:54am

Symphony #7: (4th mvmt) The Grasshoppers
Composer: Kalevi Aho
Ensemble: Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Osmo Vanska
CD/Album: (BIS sampler CD)
Record co./Cat #: Bis 1
 
 

9:02am

The Ranunculus (Spring)
Composer: James Oswald
Ensemble: The Broadside Band
Conductor: Jeremy Barlow
CD/Album: "Oswald: Airs for the Seasons-The Broadside Band"
Record co./Cat #: Dorian 80164
 
 

9:06am

The Narcissus (Spring)
Composer: James Oswald
Ensemble: The Broadside Band
Conductor: Jeremy Barlow
CD/Album: "Oswald: Airs for the Seasons-The Broadside Band"
Record co./Cat #: Dorian 80164
 
 

9:08am

The Crocus (Spring)
Composer: James Oswald
Ensemble: The Broadside Band
Conductor: Jeremy Barlow
CD/Album: "Oswald: Airs for the Seasons-The Broadside Band"
Record co./Cat #: Dorian 80164
 
 

9:12am

From the Plant World (Suite for flute and piano)
Composer: Theodor Blumer
Soloists: John Bailey, flute ; Mark Clinton, piano
CD/Album: "Music of Theodor Blumer, Vol. 3"
Record co./Cat #: Crystal 757
 
 

9:35am

All Things Bright & Beautiful
Composer: John Rutter
Ensemble: The Cambridge Singers
Conductor: John Rutter
Soloists: City of London Sinfonia
CD/Album: "Gloria: The Sacred Music of John Rutter"
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 100
 
 

9:38am

For The Beauty Of The Earth
Composer: John Rutter
Ensemble: The Cambridge Singers
Conductor: John Rutter
Soloists: City of London Sinfonia
CD/Album: "Gloria: The Sacred Music of John Rutter"
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 100
 
 

9:42am

In a Summer Garden
Composer: Frederick Delius
Ensemble: Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: "Delius: Orchestral Works"
Record co./Cat #: London 460290
 
 

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