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A Duo Of Schuberts

08/17/11 8:00AM

a double fantasy on the painting by Wilhelm August Reider
This morning's music features two Schubert selections; a transcription of his song "Gretchen am Spinnrade", and his sadly beautiful "Notturno" Piano Trio in Eb.



Pois con tanta graca
Composer: Gaspar Fernandes
Ensemble: Piffaro
CD/Album: "Spanish Renaissance Wind Music"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 453441


Dances of Marosszek
Composer: Zoltan Kodaly
Ensemble: Philharmonia Hungarica
Conductor: Antal Dorati
CD/Album: "Antal Dorati-Kodaly-Bartok"
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 432005


Gretchen am Spinnrade
Composer: Franz Schubert
(Trans. by Liszt)
Soloists: Lilya Zilberstein, piano
CD/Album: "Schubert: Sonate D850 - Liszt: Dante" Sonata""
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 435385
Note: (song: "Gretchen at the spinning-wheel)


King Arthur (incidental music): Suite
Composer: Henry Purcell
Ensemble: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock
CD/Album: "Henry Purcell: Instrumental Music"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77231


Slavonic Dance #6 in D, Op. 46/6, B83
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
(orch. by Dvorak)
Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: "Dvorak: Slavonic Dances"
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8406


Tales of Hoffmann: Barcarolle (Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour)
Composer: Jacques Offenbach
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Anton Guadagno
Soloists: Montserrat Caballe, soprano ; Shirley Verrett, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: "Opera's Greatest Duets"
Record co./Cat #: RCA 62699
Note: (Act IV: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour)


Piano Trio in Eb, Op. 100 "Notturno"
Composer: Franz Schubert
Ensemble: Beaux Arts Trio
Soloists: Menahem Pressler, piano ; Daniel Guilet, violin ; Bernard Greenhouse, cello
CD/Album: "Complete Trios - Beaux Arts Trio / Grumiaux Trio"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 438700


Enigma Variations, Op. 36
Composer: Edward Elgar
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
CD/Album: "Elgar: Enigma Variations - Falstaff"
Record co./Cat #: London 430241
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