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Mozart, Beethoven, etc.

08/13/12 3:00PM

Masterpieces of chamber music by Mozart and Beethoven, and we celebrate 35 years of VPR with the Festive Overture of Shostakovich.



La Forza del Destino: Overture
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic
Conductor: Edward Downes
CD/Album: Verdi: Complete Preludes, Overtures and Ballet Music
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 10343


Piano Quartet #1 in g, K 478
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Leopold String Trio
Soloists: Paul Lewis, piano
CD/Album: Mozart Piano Quartets
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67373


Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
CD/Album: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3, Capriccio Italien
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60433


Academic Festival Overture in c, Op. 80
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Ensemble: The Philadelphia Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
CD/Album: Brahms: Symphony No. 2 - Academic Festival Overture
Record co./Cat #: Philips 422334


Three Motets (complete), Op. 110 ("But I am poor and sorrowful"; "Ah, wretched world, you deceive me"; "When we are in direst need")
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Ensemble: RIAS Chamber Chorus
Conductor: Marcus Creed
CD/Album: Brahms: Sacred Choral Music
Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 901591
Note: (German title: "Drei Motetten: Ich aber bin elend; Ach, arm Welt; Wenn wir in hochsten Noten sein")


La Cascina Overture
Composer: Johann Christian Bach
Ensemble: Hanover Band
Conductor: Anthony Halstead
CD/Album: Johann Christian Bach: Overtures Vol. 1
Record co./Cat #: CPO 999129


The Birds (Italian: Gli Uccelli)
Composer: Ottorino Respighi
Ensemble: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
CD/Album: Respighi: Trittico Botticelliano - Gli Uccelli - Antiche Danze et Arie
Record co./Cat #: Teldec 91729


The Snow Maiden: Dance of the Tumblers
Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Ensemble: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Conductor: Erich Kunzel
CD/Album: The Dance
Record co./Cat #: Vox 5130


Symphonic Poem #4: Orpheus
Composer: Franz Liszt
Ensemble: Budapest Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Arpad Joo
CD/Album: Liszt: Symphonic Poems I
Record co./Cat #: Hungaroton 12677


Four Sonnets to Orpheus
Composer: Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
CD/Album: Legacy Live: A Celebration of the Music of Robert DeCormier
Record co./Cat #: Counterpoint 2011


Cello Sonata #3 in A, Op. 69
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Soloists: Mischa Maisky, cello ; Martha Argerich, piano
CD/Album: Beethoven: Cellosonaten Opp. 69 & 102 - Variationen
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 437514


Nocturne in Db, Op. 27/2
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Piano Sonatas 2 & 3 - Barcarolle - Berceuse - 2 Nocturnes
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67706


Festive Overture, Op. 96
Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
Ensemble: The Philadelphia Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
CD/Album: Schostakowitsch: Symphonie NR. 5 u.a.
Record co./Cat #: EMI 54803


Concerto for Trumpet & 2 Oboes in D
Composer: Georg Phillip Telemann
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Iona Brown
Soloists: Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet ; Celia Nicklin, oboe ; Tess Miller, oboe
CD/Album: Telemann-Trumpet Concertos-Hardenberger
Record co./Cat #: Philips 420954


La Mer ("The sea")
Composer: Claude Debussy
Ensemble: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: Roussel / Milhaud / Debussy: Orchestral Works
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 9072


Four Scottish Dances
Composer: Malcolm Arnold
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
CD/Album: Arnold: Dances
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8867
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