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Happy Halloween!

10/31/12 9:00AM By Walter Parker

Our music for Halloween will include some traditional favorites, plus Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 7, which seem to inhabit a nocturnal world.

 

 

Playlist

9:02am

Funeral March of a Marionette
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
CD/Album: Classic Marches
Record co./Cat #: RCA 7716
 
 

9:07am

Toccata & Fugue in d, BWV 565
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Simon Preston, organ
CD/Album: J.S. Bach: Toccata & Fuge D-Moll BWV 565 u.a.
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 427668
 
 

9:17am

Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
Composer: Richard Strauss
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Conductor: Christoph von Dohnanyi
CD/Album: Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Till Eulenspiegel
Record co./Cat #: London 436444
 
 

9:34am

Macbeth: Witches' Chorus
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Georg Solti
CD/Album: Verdi: Choruses
Record co./Cat #: London 430226
 
 

9:40am

The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Composer: Paul Dukas
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: James Levine
CD/Album: Saint-Saens: Orgel-Symphonie" u.a."
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419617
 
 

9:50am

Lucifer Polka
Composer: Johann Strauss Jr.
Ensemble: Minnesota Orchestra
Conductor: Eiji Oue
CD/Album: Mephisto & Co.
Record co./Cat #: Reference Recordings 82
 
 

9:54am

Mephisto Waltz #1 (piano version) ("A Dance in the Village Tavern")
Composer: Franz Liszt
Soloists: Jorge Bolet, piano
CD/Album: Liszt Liebestraum - Favorite Piano Works
Record co./Cat #: London 444851
 
 

10:08am

Symphony #7 in e
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Simon Rattle
CD/Album: Mahler Feest
Record co./Cat #: Radio Netherlands 1995
 
 

11:31am

Scherzo #1 in b, Op. 20, B 65
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Maurizio Pollini, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: 4 Scherzi, Berceuse, Barcarolle
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 431623
 
 

11:43am

The Accursed Hunter
Composer: Cesar Franck
Ensemble: Minnesota Orchestra
Conductor: Eiji Oue
CD/Album: Mephisto & Co.
Record co./Cat #: Reference RR82
 
 

12:05pm

Danse Macabre (orchestral version)
Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
Ensemble: Minnesota Orchestra
Conductor: Eiji Oue
CD/Album: Mephisto & Co.
Record co./Cat #: Reference RR82
 
 

12:14pm

Ghost Variations
Composer: Robert Schumann
Soloists: Andras Schiff, piano
CD/Album: Robert Schumann: Geistervariationen
Record co./Cat #: ECM 2123
 
 

12:26pm

El Amor Brujo
Composer: Manuel de Falla
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Soloists: Colette Boky, soprano ; Huguette Touangeau, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: Falla: El Amor Brujo - El Sombrero de Tres Picos
Record co./Cat #: London 410008
 
 

12:52pm

Erlkonig
Composer: Franz Liszt (after Schubert)
Soloists: Jorge Bolet, piano
CD/Album: Liszt Liebestraum - Favorite Piano Works
Record co./Cat #: London 444851
 
 

12:57pm

Rigoletto: Zitti, zitti
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
CD/Album: Verdi: Choruses
Record co./Cat #: London 430226
 
 
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