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Happy Birthday, Yo Yo (A Day Late)

10/08/12 3:00PM

Yo Yo Ma's birthday was yesterday...oh well, better late than never!



Oboe Concerto in d
Composer: Alessandro Marcello
Ensemble: Guildhall String Ensemble
Conductor: Robert Salter, leader (concertmaster)
Soloists: Malcolm Messiter, oboe
CD/Album: Baroque Oboe Concertos
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60224


Six Piano Pieces, Op. 118
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Soloists: Ignat Solzhenitsyn, piano
CD/Album: Solzhenitsyn plays Brahms
Record co./Cat #: Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia 2009-05


Cello Concerto #1 in a, Op. 33
Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
Ensemble: National Orchestra of France
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Soloists: Yo Yo Ma, cello
CD/Album: Cello Concerti - Yo Yo Ma, Maazel
Record co./Cat #: Sony 35848


Nocturnes: #2 - Fetes ("parties" or "celebrations")
Composer: Claude Debussy
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Munch
CD/Album: Debussy: La Mer, etc.
Record co./Cat #: RCA 6719


Symphony #3 in F, WQ 183
Composer: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Andrew Manze
CD/Album: C.P.E. Bach: 4 Symphonies
Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 907403


I will life up mine eyes (setting of Psalm 121)
Composer: Morten Lauridsen
Ensemble: Polyphony
Conductor: Stephen Layton
CD/Album: Morten Lauridsen - Nocturnes
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67580


Symphony #3 "Unfinished" in a
Composer: Alexander Borodin
Ensemble: Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Gerard Schwarz
CD/Album: Borodin: Symphonies 1-3
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.572786


Marche Slave, Op. 31
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ensemble: Kirov Orchestra, St. Petersburg
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
CD/Album: Mussorgsky - Tchaikovsky
Record co./Cat #: Philips 442775


Helios Overture
Composer: Carl Nielsen
Ensemble: Hollywood Bowl Pops Orchestra
Conductor: John Mauceri
CD/Album: Songs Of The Earth
Record co./Cat #: Philips 438867


Les jeux d'eaux a la Villa d'este ("Fountains at the Este Villa")
Composer: Franz Liszt
Soloists: Carol Rosenberger, piano
CD/Album: Water Music of the Impressionists
Record co./Cat #: Delos 3006


Tafelmusik: Overture (Suite)
Composer: Georg Phillip Telemann
Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Koln
Conductor: Reinhardt Goebel
CD/Album: Telemann: Tafelmusik - Auswahl
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 429774


The Barber of Seville: Overture
Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Neville Marriner
CD/Album: Rossini - Famous Overtures - Neville Marriner
Record co./Cat #: Philips 412893


Introduction & Tarantella, Op. 43
Composer: Pablo de Sarasate
Soloists: Sarah Chang, violin ; Charles Abramovic, piano
CD/Album: Simply Sarah
Record co./Cat #: EMI 56161


Octet #2
Composer: Carl Stamitz
Ensemble: Consortium Classicum
CD/Album: Carl Stamitz: Wind Symphonies
Record co./Cat #: CPO 999081


Impromptu #2 in F#, Op. 36, B 129
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Bella Davidovich, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Ballades, Impromptus
Record co./Cat #: Philips 411427


Enigma Variations, Op. 36
Composer: Edward Elgar
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
CD/Album: Elgar: Enigma Variations - Falstaff
Record co./Cat #: London 430241
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