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09/25/12 3:00PM

Jean-Phillippe Rameau, Dmitri Shostakovich, Colin Davis, Glenn Gould, and...me.  We'll celebrate this afternoon.

Playlist

3:02pm

Castor & Pollux: Suite
Composer: Jean-Philippe Rameau
Ensemble: Orchestra of the 18th Century
Conductor: Frans Bruggen
CD/Album: Rameau: Castor et Pollux
Record co./Cat #: Philips 426714
 
 

3:33pm

Symphony #9 in Eb, Op. 70
Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
Ensemble: Kirov Orchestra
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
CD/Album: Shostakovich Symphonies 5 & 9
Record co./Cat #: Philips 470651
 
 

4:05pm

Wild Nights! (2007)
Composer: Frank Ticheli
Ensemble: University of Kansas Wind Ensemble
Conductor: Scott Weiss
CD/Album: Wild Nights! Music for Wind Band
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.572129
 
 

4:13pm

Symphony in D, D 25
Composer: Leopold Mozart
Ensemble: London Mozart Players
Conductor: Matthias Bamert
CD/Album: Leopold Mozart: Symphonies
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 10496
 
 

4:25pm

Symphonic Metamorphosis (on Themes by Carl Maria von Weber)
Composer: Paul Hindemith
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
CD/Album: Hindemith - Janacek - Prokofiev
Record co./Cat #: London 448579
 
 

4:47pm

Toccata in c, BWV 911
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Glenn Gould, piano
CD/Album: Bach: Toccatas & Inventions
Record co./Cat #: Sony 42269
 
 

5:05pm

Die Publicisten Waltz ("The Publicists")
Composer: Johann Strauss II
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
CD/Album: Vienna Philharmonic: New Years Concert 1993
Record co./Cat #: Philips 438493
Note: (recorded live, New Year's Day in Vienna 1993)
 
 

5:15pm

Liebestraume #3 (Nocturne #3 "Dreams of love")
Composer: Franz Liszt
Soloists: Evgeny Kissin, piano
CD/Album: Evgeny Kissin - Carnegie Hall Debut Concert
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60443
 
 

5:21pm

Lute Concerto
Composer: Silvius Leopold Weiss
Ensemble: Tempesta di Mare
Soloists: Richard Stone, lute
CD/Album: Weiss: Lute Concerti
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 707
 
 

5:38pm

Her Sacred Spirit Soars
Composer: Eric Whitacre
Ensemble: Polyphony
Conductor: Stephen Layton
CD/Album: Cloudburst
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67543
Note: (setting of verse by Charles Anthony Silvestri)
 
 

5:44pm

Tragic Overture in d, Op. 81
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Symphony
Conductor: Colin Davis
CD/Album: Brahms - Symphony No. 3 - Tragic Overture
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60118
 
 

6:02pm

Evening Pieces
Composer: Arnold Bax
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
CD/Album: The Banks of Green Willow
Record co./Cat #: EMI 64200
 
 

6:10pm

Sinfonia "Al Santo Sepolcro"
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Ensemble: Taverner Players
Conductor: Andrew Parrott
CD/Album: Vivaldi: Gloria, Magnificat
Record co./Cat #: Virgin Classics 59326
 
 

6:15pm

Piano Trio #4 "Dumky" in e, Op. 90
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Soloists: Yo Yo Ma, cello ; Young Uck Kim, violin ; Emanuel Ax, piano
CD/Album: Dvorak: Piano Trios
Record co./Cat #: Sony 44527
 
 

6:48pm

Concert Waltz #1 (aka: "Valse de Concert #1")
Composer: Alexander Glazunov
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Evgeny Svetlanov
CD/Album: Glazunov: The Seasons
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47847
 
 
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