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Love And Joy

05/11/11 8:00AM

(photo by Partyzan XXI)
Jumping for Joy
Music of joy and love and praise for the opening day of our spring membership drive. Please pledge and become a supporting member of VPR - and keep the great music coming. Click on "Support VPR" above. Thanks to our sustaining members and everyone who already supports - you're awesome!



Sleeping Beauty, Op.66: Bluebird pas de deux
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: "Stravinsky: Le Baiser de la Fee etc.-Jarvi/SNO"
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8360


Lyric Pieces, Book 8, Op. 65: #6 - Wedding Day at Troldhaugen
Composer: Edvard Grieg
Soloists: Mikhail Pletnev, piano
CD/Album: "Grieg: Lyric pieces-Sonata-7 Fugues"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 459671


Te Deum laudamus in C, K 141
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien
Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Soloists: Arnold Schoenberg Choir
CD/Album: "Mozart: Litaniae K. 109 - Regina Coeli K. 108"
Record co./Cat #: Teldec 96147


My Life is Love and Joy, Op. 263
Composer: Josef Strauss
Ensemble: Wiener Philharmoniker
Conductor: Franz Welser-Most
CD/Album: "New Year's Concert 2011: Wiener Philharmoniker / Franz Welser-Most"
Record co./Cat #: Decca 4782601
Note: (Recorded live, January 1, 2011)


The Planets: Jupiter, Bringer of Jollity
Composer: Gustav Holst
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: William Boughton
CD/Album: "The Planets The Perfect Fool"
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 5117


Trio Sonata #2 in e, BWV 526
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Paula Robison, flute ; John Gibbons, harpsichord
CD/Album: "Wings of the Morning - Bach Trio Sonatas"
Record co./Cat #: Arabesque 6694


American Suite
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
Conductor: Libor Pesek
CD/Album: "Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, American Suite"
Record co./Cat #: Virgin Classics 90723


Composer: Astor Piazzolla
(arr. by Oscar Escalada)
Ensemble: Bella Voce Women's Chorus
Conductor: Dawn Willis
CD/Album: "Promo Sampler for Spring Concerts"
Record co./Cat #: Bella Voce 201105


12 Variations on a French song, K 265 ("Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman")
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Soloists: Andras Schiff, piano
CD/Album: "Mozart: Piano Variations K265 & K455 etc."
Record co./Cat #: London 421369
Note: (aka: the "Twinkle, twinkle" variations)
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