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The Morning News

10/16/10 10:00AM

This morning, VPR Classical presents another installment of The Morning News, a survey of recent additions to our music library that were acquired through the support of our listeners.   We'll hear the first release on Steinway and Sons' new recording label, a new recording of chamber music by Olivier Messiaen, and more.

Playlist

10:02am

Slavonic Dance #2 in e, Op. 46/2
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Budapest Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
CD/Album: Dvorak: Slavonic Dances, op 46 & op. 72
Record co./Cat #: Channel Classics 90210
 
 

10:07am

Slavonic Dance #3 in Ab, Op. 46/3
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Budapest Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Ivan Fischer
CD/Album: Dvorak: Slavonic Dances, op 46 & op. 72
Record co./Cat #: Channel Classics 90210
 
 

10:15am

Toccata in e, BWV 914
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Jeffrey Biegel, piano
CD/Album: Bach on a Steinway
Record co./Cat #: Steinway & Sons 30001
 
 

10:27am

Sonata for Bassoon and Cello in Bb, K 292
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Soloists: Alexander Heller, bassoon ; Yo Yo Ma, cello
CD/Album: Marlboro Music Festival - 40th Anniversary - Mozart Srenade No. 10 K 361 - Sonata K. 292
Record co./Cat #: Sony 46248
Note: (Recorded at Marlboro, 1975)
 
 

10:45am

Nabucco: Overture
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic
Conductor: Edward Downes
CD/Album: Verdi: Complete Preludes, Overtures and Ballet Music
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 10343
 
 

10:58am

The Lark Ascending
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Soloists: Nigel Kennedy, violin
CD/Album: Sir Simon Rattle
Record co./Cat #: EMI 97588
 
 

11:20am

Fantaisie for Violin and Piano
Composer: Olivier Messiaen
Soloists: James Clark, violin ; Matthew Schellhorn, piano
CD/Album: Messiaen: Chamber Works
Record co./Cat #: Signum 126
 
 

11:34am

Bright Mass with Canons: Agnus Dei
Composer: Nico Muhly
Ensemble: Los Angeles Master Chorale
Conductor: Grant Gershon
CD/Album: Nico Muhly: A Great Understanding
Record co./Cat #: London 14741
Note: (Nico is a Vermont native, born in Randolph in 1981)
 
 

11:41am

Summa
Composer: Arvo Part
Ensemble: La Pieta
Conductor: Angele Dubeau
Soloists: Angele Dubeau, violin ; Angele Dubeau, conductor
CD/Album: Arvo Part, Portrait
Record co./Cat #: Analekta 8731
 
 

11:50am

Le festin d'Esope, Op. 39/12 ("Aesop's Feast")
Composer: Charles-Valentin Alkan
Soloists: Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
CD/Album: Alkan: Grande Sonate - Sonatine - Le Festin d'Esope
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 66794
 
 
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