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La Folia Variations

09/06/12 9:00AM

Our music today will include 2 sets of variations on the traditional La Folia tune.  We'll hear Francesco Geminiani's Concerto Grosso after Corelli's La Folia Sonata, as updated by the East Coast Chamber Orchestra, and Rachmaninoff's Corelli Variations.



Harp Concerto in Bb, Op. 4/6
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Soloists: Ursula Holliger, harp
CD/Album: Handel: Organ Concertos Op. 4
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 413465


Rob Roy: Overture
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
CD/Album: Berlioz: Harold in Italy
Record co./Cat #: London 421193


Holberg Suite, Op. 40
Composer: Edvard Grieg
Ensemble: Australian Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Richard Tognetti
CD/Album: Mozart: Symphony No. 29; Elgar: Serenade for Strings; Grieg: Holberg Suite; Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3
Record co./Cat #: Sony 53356


Polonaise-fantaisie in Ab, Op. 61, B 159
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Richard Goode, piano
CD/Album: Chopin - Richard Goode
Record co./Cat #: Nonesuch 79452


Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225 ("Sing to the Lord a New Song")
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Vocalconsort Berlin
Conductor: Marcus Creed
CD/Album: J.S. Bach: Motets
Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 902079


Symphony #34 in C, K 338
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Neville Marriner
CD/Album: Mozart: The Late Symphonies Nos. 33-39 & 41
Record co./Cat #: Philips 412996


'La Folia' Variations in d
Composer: Francesco Geminiani/Michi Wiancko
Ensemble: East Coast Chamber Orchestra
CD/Album: East Coast Chamber Orchestra
Record co./Cat #: eOne 7784


Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42
Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
Soloists: Vassily Primakov, piano
CD/Album: Rachmaninoff - Vassily Primakov, piano
Record co./Cat #: Bridge 9348


Sylvia: Ballet suite
Composer: Leo Delibes
Ensemble: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Ondrej Lenard
CD/Album: The Best of French Ballet
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.550080


Banjo and Fiddle
Composer: William Kroll
Soloists: Sarah Chang, violin ; Charles Abramovic, piano
CD/Album: Simply Sarah
Record co./Cat #: EMI 56161


Berceuse ("lullaby")
Composer: Gabriel Faure
Soloists: Sarah Chang, violin ; Charles Abramovic, piano
CD/Album: Simply Sarah
Record co./Cat #: EMI 56161


Spanish Dances: Zapateado, Op. 23/#2 ("Stomping Dance")
Composer: Pablo de Sarasate
Soloists: Sarah Chang, violin ; Charles Abramovic, piano
CD/Album: Simply Sarah
Record co./Cat #: EMI 56161


Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Paavo Jarvi
CD/Album: Britten: Young Person's Guide - Four Sea Interludes / Elgar: Enigma Variations
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80660


Second Rhapsody
Composer: George Gershwin
Ensemble: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: JoAnn Faletta
Soloists: Orion Weiss, piano
CD/Album: Orion Weiss Plays Gershwin
Record co./Cat #: Mel Kaplan 4
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