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Healing Through Music

08/31/11 3:00PM

Music can't solve the world's problems, but it can cushion the blow and be a catalyst for inspiration.  Today we'll hear music that is free-spirited, uplifting, and cheerful as Vermont begins to rebuild. Included is a performance of Beethoven's Choral Fantasy from the 1981 Marlboro Music Festival, in honor of the town of Marlboro and the challenges it faces right now.

Today's Next Generation Concert selection features a performance of Rachmaninoff's Vocalise.

Playlist

3:02pm

La Calamita de Cuori Overture (the "Magnet Of Hearts" Overture)
Composer: Johann Christian Bach
Ensemble: Hanover Band
Conductor: Anthony Halstead
CD/Album: Johann Christian Bach: Overtures Vol. 1
Record co./Cat #: CPO 999129
 
 

3:09pm

Symphony #2 in D, Op. 43
Composer: Jean Sibelius
Ensemble: Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam
Conductor: George Szell
CD/Album: George Szell - Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 - Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
Record co./Cat #: Philips 420771
 
 

3:52pm

Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna
Composer: Franz Von Suppe
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Georg Solti
CD/Album: Famous Overtures
Record co./Cat #: London 460982
 
 

4:07pm

Dance Preludes
Composer: Witold Lutoslawski
Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
Soloists: Janet Hilton, clarinet
CD/Album: Copland, Lutoslawski, & Nielsen
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8618
 
 

4:18pm

Veni, Sancte Spiritus ("Come, Holy Spirit")
Composer: William Byrd
Conductor: John Rutter
Soloists: The Cambridge Singers
CD/Album: Byrd: motets and anthems
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 110
 
 

4:24pm

O Quam Suavis Est (motet: "Oh How Sweet Is...")
Composer: William Byrd
Conductor: John Rutter
Soloists: The Cambridge Singers
CD/Album: Byrd: motets and anthems
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 110
 
 

4:28pm

Justorum Animae (Offertory: "The Souls of the Righteous")
Composer: William Byrd
Ensemble: The Cambridge Singers
Conductor: John Rutter
CD/Album: Byrd: motets and anthems
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 110
 
 

4:32pm

String Quartet #12 "American" in F, Op. 96
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet
CD/Album: Dvorak & Smetana: Streichquartette
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 429723
 
 

5:07pm

Ma Vlast: From Bohemia's Fields & Forests
Composer: Bedrich Smetana
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik
CD/Album: Smetana: Mein Vaterland-Kubelik
Record co./Cat #: Orfeo 115841
 
 

5:21pm

Bassoon Concerto #2 in a, RV 498
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Ensemble: I Solisti Zagreb
Conductor: Tonko Ninic
Soloists: Daniel Smith, bassoon
CD/Album: Vivaldi: Bassoon Concerti Vol. 6
Record co./Cat #: ASV 752
 
 

5:32pm

Choral Fantasy in c, Op. 80
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: Marlboro Festival Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Peter Serkin, conductor
Soloists: Rudolf Serkin, piano ; Nan Nall, soprano ; Beverly Morgan, mezzo-soprano ; Shirley Close, mezzo-soprano ; Gene Tucker, tenor ; Sanford Sylvan, baritone
CD/Album: Marlboro Festival - 50th Anniversary
Record co./Cat #: Sony 89200
Note: (Recorded live at Vermont's Marlboro Music Festival on August 9, 1981)
 
 

5:54pm

Carnival of the Animals: The Swan (French: "Le Cygne")
Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
Soloists: Mischa Maisky, cello ; Semyon Bychkov, piano
CD/Album: Adagio - Misha Maisky
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 435781
 
 

6:07pm

Calm Sea & Prosperous Voyage Overture
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi
CD/Album: Mendelssohn: Symphonies 3, 4 & 5, etc.
Record co./Cat #: London 460239
 
 

6:20pm

Symphony #41 "Jupiter" in C, K 551
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Karl Bohm
CD/Album: Mozart: Symphoniei Nr. 40 & 41 'Jupiter'
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 413547
 
 

6:52pm

Vocalise, Op. 34/14
Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
Soloists: Matthew Goff, cello ; Mitchell Goff, piano
CD/Album: Chandler Next Generation Concert
Record co./Cat #: VPR Classical Presents
 
 

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