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Mother's Day

05/06/11 8:00AM

Mother's Day is Sunday. This morning we'll hear a couple of different versions of Dvorak's "Songs My Mother Taught Me" along with other maternally-minded selections.



Gypsy Melodies, Op. 55/4 : #4 - Songs My Mother Taught Me
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Soloists: Yo Yo Ma, cello ; Patricia Zander, piano
CD/Album: "Kreisler/Paganini - Yo-Yo Ma, cello"
Record co./Cat #: Sony 37280


An die Sonne, D 439
Composer: Franz Schubert
Conductor: Frieder Bernius
Soloists: Kammerchor Stuttgart ; Andreas Rothkopf, piano
CD/Album: "Franz Schubert: Chorwerke"
Record co./Cat #: Profil 6020
Note: (song: "To the sun" - text by Johann Peter Uz)


Clarinet Concerto #11 in Eb
Composer: Carl Stamitz
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Iona Brown
Soloists: Sabine Meyer, clarinet
CD/Album: "Johann & Carl Stamitz: Klarinettenkonzerte"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 54842


Trio, Op. 50: (2nd mvmt) Scherzetto
Composer: Enrique Granados
Ensemble: The Beaux Arts Trio
Soloists: Menahem Pressler, piano ; Ida Kavafian, violin ; Peter Wiley, cello
CD/Album: "Turina-Granados-Beaux Arts Trio"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 446684
Note: * Menahem Pressler in solo recital tomorrow evening, 7:30pm at the Barre Opera House *


Matinees Musicales
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Okko Kamu
CD/Album: "Britten: Piano Concerto, etc."
Record co./Cat #: Ondine 825
Note: (on original themes by Giocchino Rossini)


Musette (from Anna Magdalena Notebooks)
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Yo Yo Ma, cello ; Bobby McFerrin, vocals
CD/Album: "Yo-Yo Ma - Bobby McFerrin - Hush"
Record co./Cat #: Sony 48177


Piano Concerto in a, Op. 7
Composer: Clara Schumann
Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony
Conductor: Joseph Silverstein
Soloists: Veronica Jochum, piano
CD/Album: "C. Schumann - Piano Concerto - Jochum"
Record co./Cat #: Pro Arte 395


Gypsy Melodies, Op. 55/4: #4 - Songs My Mother Taught Me
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Soloists: Magdalena Kozena, mezzo-soprano (MAHG-dah-lay-nah KO-zhay-nah) ; Malcolm Martineau, piano
CD/Album: "Magdalena Kozena: Songs My Mother Taught Me"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 4776665


Mother Goose: Ballet Suite
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
CD/Album: "Ravel: Orchestral Works"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 454452
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