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05/23/11 8:00AM

May birthdays are the one things these folks have in common: Jean Francaix, Alicia de Larrocha, and Edmund Rubbra. We'll hear from all of them this morning in a grand birthday party.



Fidelio: Overture, Op. 72c
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
CD/Album: "Beethoven: Ouverturen"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 429762


Danzas Espanolas, op. 37: #6 "Jota" (Rondo alla Aragonesa); #8 "Asturiana"; #12 "Arabesca"
Composer: Enrique Granados
Soloists: Alicia de Larrocha, piano
CD/Album: "Granados: Danzas Espanolas"
Record co./Cat #: London 414557


Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
Composer: Gabriel Faure
Ensemble: Saint John's College Choir
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Soloists: Stephen Cleobury, organ
CD/Album: "The #1 Choral Album"
Record co./Cat #: London 470382


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


Composer: Antonio Bertali
Ensemble: Rare Fruits Council
Conductor: Manfredo Kraemer
CD/Album: "Rariora & Marginalia"
Record co./Cat #: Naive 8840


Improvisations on Virginal Pieces by Giles Farnaby
Composer: Edmund Rubbra
Ensemble: Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Conductor: Hans-Hubert Schonzeler
CD/Album: "Rubbra: Symphony No. 10 etc."
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8378


String Trio in Bb, D 581
Composer: Franz Schubert
Ensemble: Grumiaux Trio
Soloists: Arthur Grumiaux, violin ; Georges Janzer, viola ; Eva Czako, cello
CD/Album: "Complete Trios - Beaux Arts Trio / Grumiaux Trio"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 438700


Composer: Jean Francaix
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Soloists: Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
CD/Album: "Ravel: Piano Concertos, etc."
Record co./Cat #: London 452448
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