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Love And Spring

05/27/11 8:00AM

This morning's Classics for Kids features springtime music, so we'll take off on that with music for spring AND summer as we get ready for the long holiday weekend.



Love and Spring Waltz
Composer: Emile Waldteufel
Ensemble: Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra
Conductor: Michel Swierczewski
CD/Album: "Waldteufel: The Skaters' Waltz (Les Patineurs)"
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 5264


The Seasons, Op. 37: April - Lily of the Valley / May - May Nights / July - The Reapers
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Soloists: Mikhail Pletnev, piano
CD/Album: "Tchaikovsky: The Seasons . Six Pieces"
Record co./Cat #: Virgin Classics 45042


Oboe Concerto in Eb
Composer: Robert Woodcock
Ensemble: Thames Chamber Orchestra, London
Conductor: Michael Dobson
Soloists: Neil Black, oboe
CD/Album: "The Baroque Concerto in England"
Record co./Cat #: CRD 3331


Suite, "In a Nutshell"
Composer: Percy Aldridge Grainger
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Simon Rattle
CD/Album: "Sir Simon Rattle"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 97588


Rustle of Spring
Composer: Christian Sinding
Soloists: Martin Jones, piano
CD/Album: "Virtuoso Piano Showpieces"
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 5326


Spring Songs
Composer: Evangelos Boudounis
Soloists: Eleftheria Kotzia, guitar & vocals
CD/Album: "Fuoco!"
Record co./Cat #: Mandala 5110
Note: (on three melodies by Nikos Antypas and Mikis Theodorakis)


Symphony #9 in e, Op. 208 "In Summer"
Composer: Joachim Raff
Ensemble: Philharmonia Hungarica
Conductor: Werner Andreas Albert
CD/Album: "Joachim Raff: Symphonies 8-11"
Record co./Cat #: CPO 999536
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