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Halloween 2012

10/31/12 3:00PM

We'll observe Halloween with the four late tone poems of Dvorak (one in each hour, and each with its own grisly Czech folk tale), as well as music of Liszt, Beethoven, Berlioz, and Scriabin.

Playlist

3:03pm

The Noon Witch, Op. 108
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Simon Rattle
CD/Album: Dvorak: Tone Poems
Record co./Cat #: EMI 58019
 
 

3:18pm

Piano Trio #5 "Ghost" in D, Op. 70/1
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Soloists: Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano ; Itzhak Perlman, violin ; Lynn Harrell, cello
CD/Album: Beethoven: Piano Trios
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47455
 
 

3:43pm

Totentanz
Composer: Franz Liszt
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Soloists: Krystian Zimerman, piano
CD/Album: Liszt: Piano Concertos 1-2, Totentanz
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 423571
 
 

4:05pm

Die Fledermaus: Overture ("The Bat")
Composer: Johann Strauss II
Ensemble: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
Conductor: Erich Kunzel
CD/Album: Viennafest
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80547
 
 

4:15pm

Passacaglia
Composer: George Frideric Handel
arr. Johan Halvorsen
Soloists: Jaime Laredo, violin ; Sharon Robinson, cello
CD/Album: Conversations
Record co./Cat #: Arabesque 6735
 
 

4:23pm

Water Night
Composer: Eric Whitacre
Ensemble: Polyphony
Conductor: Stephen Layton
CD/Album: Cloudburst
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67543
 
 

4:30pm

The Water Goblin, Op. 107
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Simon Rattle
CD/Album: Dvorak: Tone Poems
Record co./Cat #: EMI 58019
 
 

4:53pm

La Ronde des Lutins ("The Goblin's Round")
Composer: Antonio Bazzini
Soloists: Maxim Vengerov, violin ; Itamar Golan, piano
CD/Album: Paganini-Sarasate-Kreisler-Wieniawski
Record co./Cat #: Teldec 77351
 
 

5:05pm

Damnation of Faust: Menuet des Follets ("Minuet of the Will-o'-the-Wisps")
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Ensemble: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: David Zinman
CD/Album: La Marseillaise & Other Berlioz Favorites
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80164
 
 

5:12pm

Flute Sonata "Il Pastor Fido" ("The faithful shepherd")
Composer: Nicolas Chedeville
Ensemble: Camerata Koln
CD/Album: Vivaldi: Chamber Music with Wind Instruments
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47574
 
 

5:22pm

The Wood Dove B 198, Op. 110 (aka: "The Wild Dove")
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Simon Rattle
CD/Album: Dvorak: Tone Poems
Record co./Cat #: EMI 58019
 
 

5:44pm

Concert Rondo "Krakowiak" in F, Op. 14, B 29
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Ensemble: Warsaw Philharmonic
Conductor: Kazimierz Kord
Soloists: Garrick Ohlsson, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: The Complete Piano Works, Vol. 9
Record co./Cat #: Arabesque 6702
 
 

6:02pm

Don Juan: Dance of the Spectres and the Furies
Composer: Christoph Willibald Gluck
Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico
Conductor: Giovanni Antonini
CD/Album: La Casa del Diavolo
Record co./Cat #: Naive 30399
 
 

6:07pm

Piano Sonata #9 "Black Mass", Op. 68
Composer: Alexander Scriabin
Soloists: Ruth Laredo, piano
CD/Album: Alexander Scriabin - Ruth Laredo - Complete Piano Sonatas
Record co./Cat #: Nonesuch 73035
 
 

6:15pm

Dido & Aeneas: The Witches' Scene
Composer: Henry Purcell
Ensemble: Musicians of the Globe
Conductor: Philip Pickett
Soloists: Teresa Shaw, mezzo-soprano ; Catherine King, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: Purcell's Shakespeare
Record co./Cat #: Philips 446218
 
 

6:25pm

The Golden Spinning Wheel, Op. 109
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Simon Rattle
CD/Album: Dvorak: Tone Poems
Record co./Cat #: EMI 58019
 
 

6:55pm

Poetic Tone-Pictures: #8 - Goblin's Dance, Op. 85/8
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Soloists: Vassily Primakov, piano
CD/Album: Dvorak - Vassily Primakov, Justin Brown, Odense SO
Record co./Cat #: Bridge 9309
 
 
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