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The Morning News - May 2011 Edition

05/14/11 10:00AM

This morning we'll listen to some of the VPR Classical library's latest acquisitions, made possible by listener support.  Listen and enjoy!



New Federal overture
Composer: James Hewitt
(orch./reconstruction by Bertil van Boer)
Ensemble: Sinfonia Finlandia Jyvaskyla
Conductor: Patrick Gallois
CD/Album: The 18th Century American Overture
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.559654
Note: (includes musical reference to 'Yankee Doodle')


Romanze for Violin and Piano, Op. 2/1
Composer: Joseph Joachim
Soloists: Sebastian Knauer, piano ; Daniel Hope, violin
CD/Album: Daniel Hope: The Romantic Violinist; A Celebration of Joseph Joachim
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 15312


Concerto for two violins, cello and strings in g, Op. 3/2, RV 578
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Ensemble: Mercury Baroque
Conductor: Antoine Plante
CD/Album: L'estro Armonica, Op. 3
Record co./Cat #: HPR 622


Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ensemble: Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
CD/Album: Tchaikovsky & Shakespeare - Gustavo Dudamel
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 15296


Brandenburg Concerto #2 in F, BWV 1047
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Orchestra Mozart
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
CD/Album: Bach: Brandenburg Concertos
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 4778908


Suite Bergamasque: Claire de Lune
Composer: Claude Debussy
(transcr. Roelons)
Soloists: Janine Jansen, violin ; Itamar Golan, piano
CD/Album: Beau Soir - Janine Jansen - Itamar Golan
Record co./Cat #: London 15249


String Quartet #2 in G, Op. 153
Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
Ensemble: Fine Arts Quartet
CD/Album: Saint-Saens: String Quartets
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 572454


Secreto, from Impresiones intimas
Composer: Federico Mompou
Soloists: Jenny Lin, piano
CD/Album: Silent Music: Jenny Lin plays Mompou Steinway & Sons 30004
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