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Midsummer Night's Dream

07/11/11 8:00AM

("Titania" - illustration by Arthur Rackham)
We'll make a stop in the fantastic world of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" during the morning's music, with highlights from Henry Purcell's opera "The Fairie Queen".

Playlist

8:08am

Morceau de Concert for Horn & Orchestra
Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
Ensemble: Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Soloists: Hermann Baumann, horn
CD/Album: "Gliere-Saint-Saens-Dukas-Chabrier: Works for Horn"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 416380
 
 

8:17am

Russian Dances: Round Dance (Suite for Viola & Piano)
Composer: Inessa Zaretsky
Soloists: Kathryn Lockwood, viola ; Inessa Zaretsky, piano
CD/Album: "Fire Optics: Viola Music by Inessa Zaretsky"
Record co./Cat #: Bribie 1122
 
 

8:23am

Peter and The Wolf, Op. 67
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Ensemble: Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava)
Conductor: Ondrej Lenard
CD/Album: "Peter and the Wolf - Carnival of the Animals"
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.550335
 
 

8:46am

Concerto in D, "La Pastorella", RV 95
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Ensemble: Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca
Conductor: Giuliano Carmignola
Soloists: Giuliano Carmignola, violin
CD/Album: "Vivaldi Concerti Della Natura"
Record co./Cat #: Erato 80225
Note: ("The Shepherdess")
 
 

9:02am

Mlada: Procession of the Nobles
Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Ensemble: The Philadelphia Orchestra
Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
CD/Album: "Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker - Ormandy"
Record co./Cat #: Sony 93014
 
 

9:08am

The Fairy Queen: O Let Me Weep
Composer: Henry Purcell
Ensemble: London Classical Players
Conductor: Roger Norrington
Soloists: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: "Purcell: The Fairy Queen"
Record co./Cat #: Virgin Classics 61955
Note: (from the complete opera recording)
 
 

9:14am

The Fairy Queen: Suite
Composer: Henry Purcell
Ensemble: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock
CD/Album: "Henry Purcell: Instrumental Music"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77231
 
 

9:38am

Barcarolle in F#, Op. 60, B 158
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Martha Argerich, piano
CD/Album: "Martha Argerich: Debut Recital"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 447430
 
 

9:47am

Danube Maiden Waltz
Composer: Johann Strauss II
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
CD/Album: "New Year's Concert 1990"
Record co./Cat #: Sony 45808
 
 
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