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10/20/12 10:00AM By Walter Parker

Little-known pieces by Vincent d'Indy and Anton Arensky, mixed with favorites by Rossini and Bizet; plus a Bach Toccata from a Live on VPR Classical recital by Orion Weiss and rousing choruses from The Song of the Forests by Shostakovich.

Playlist

10:01am

Semiramide: 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
 
 

10:15am

Suite in Ancient Style, Op. 24
Composer: Vincent d'Indy
Ensemble: Viotta Ensemble
CD/Album: La Bal Masque
Record co./Cat #: Channel Classics 8595
 
 

10:32am

Toccata in f#, BWV 910
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Orion Weiss, piano
CD/Album: Orion Weiss Live on VPR Classical
Record co./Cat #: VPR 2012-08-29
 
 

10:45am

L'Arlesienne: selections
Composer: Georges Bizet
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Bastille
Conductor: Myung Whun Chung
CD/Album: Bizet: Carmen-Suite - L'Arlesienne-Suiten U.A.
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 431778
 
 

11:02am

Piano Quintet: Scherzo in D, Op. 51
Composer: Anton Arensky
Ensemble: Ying Quartet
Soloists: Adam Neiman, piano
CD/Album: Ying Quartet - Anton Arensky
Record co./Cat #: Sono Luminus 92143
 
 

11:13am

The Song of the Forests: selections, Op. 81
Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Brighton Festival Chorus, New London Children's Choir
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
CD/Album: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 2, etc.
Record co./Cat #: London 436762
 
 

11:24am

Piano Trio "Gypsy Rondo" in C, HOB 15/25
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
Soloists: Joseph Kalichstein, piano ; Jaime Laredo, violin ; Sharon Robinson, cello
CD/Album: Haydn Piano Trios
Record co./Cat #: Dorian 90164
 
 

11:46am

Music for Radio: Prairie Journal
Composer: Aaron Copland
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
CD/Album: Copland: Music for Films
Record co./Cat #: RCA 61699
 
 
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