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05/16/12 9:00AM

Today our music will include Ravel's Sheherazade Overture; a rarely-heard Piano Quartet of Richard Strauss; and the Garden of Fand by Arnold Bax. 

Click the "Listen" icon to hear Counterpoint sing "Tenting On The Old Campground" by Walter Kittredge.



String Quartet #28 in Eb, Op. 20/1, HOB 3:31
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: Daedalus Quartet
CD/Album: Haydn - Daedalus Quartet
Record co./Cat #: Bridge 9326


Keyboard Partita #3 in a, BWV 827
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Murray Perahia, piano
CD/Album: Bach Partitas 2, 3, & 4
Record co./Cat #: Sony 22697


Sheherazade: Ouverture de feerie
Composer: Maurice Ravel
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
CD/Album: Ravel: Tzigane, Sheherazade, La Valse U.A.
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 427314


Carmen: Spanish Dances
Composer: Georges Bizet
(arr. by Alexandre Lagoya)
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Kenneth Sillito
Soloists: Alexandre Lagoya, guitar
CD/Album: Bizet/Lagoya-Carmen" Dances-Jeux Interdits"
Record co./Cat #: Philips 446002


Piano Quartet in c, Op. 13
Composer: Richard Strauss
Ensemble: Nash Ensemble
Soloists: Ian Brown, piano (EE uhn Brown)
CD/Album: Richard Strauss Metamorphosen - Piano Quartet
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67574


Clarinet Concerto in A, K 622
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Soloists: Peter Schmidl, clarinet
CD/Album: Mozart: Symphonien Nr. 25 & 29 - Klarinettenkonzert
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 429221


Crossing the Bar
Composer: Gwyneth Walker
Ensemble: Bella Voce Women's Chorus of VT
Conductor: Dawn Willis
CD/Album: Now Let Us Sing!
Record co./Cat #: Bella Voce 2007


The Garden of Fand
Composer: Arnold Bax
Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
CD/Album: Bax: 4 Tone Poems
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8307


Overture (Suite) for 3 Oboes, Bassoon, 2 Violins, & Strings in g
Composer: Georg Phillip Telemann
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
CD/Album: Telemann: Suites, Concerto in D
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 439893


Tenting on the Old Campground
Composer: Walter Kittredge
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
CD/Album: Counterpoint: Lincoln and Liberty, Too
Record co./Cat #: VPR 2009-04-16


Symphony in C
Composer: Georges Bizet
Ensemble: Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
CD/Album: Bizet, Debussy: Orchestral Works
Record co./Cat #: Philips 416437


Rondeau from Keyboard Partita #2 in c, BWV 826
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Murray Perahia, piano
CD/Album: Bach: Partitas 2, 3 & 4 - Murray Perahia
Record co./Cat #: Sony 22697


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