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Tchaikovsky's Second Piano Concerto

11/09/12 3:00PM

Stephen Hough plays Tchaikovsky's neglected Piano Concerto #2.  Also, music for the birds.

Playlist

3:02pm

Serenade #2 (for 2 Violins & Viola)
Composer: Bohuslav Martinu
Ensemble: Prague Chamber Orchestra
CD/Album: Martinu: 5 Serenades
Record co./Cat #: Supraphon 110098
 
 

3:09pm

Two Elegiac Melodies, Op. 34
Composer: Edvard Grieg
Ensemble: Australian Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Richard Tognetti
CD/Album: Grieg: Music for String Orchestra
Record co./Cat #: BIS 1877
 
 

3:19pm

Piano Concerto #2 in G, Op. 44
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ensemble: Minnesota Orchestra
Conductor: Osmo Vanska
Soloists: Stephen Hough, piano
CD/Album: The Romantic Piano Concerto Vol. 50
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67711
 
 

4:11pm

Julius Caesar: Overture (Italian: Giulio Cesare)
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
CD/Album: Handel: Overtures and Sinfonias, etc.
Record co./Cat #: London 466434
 
 

4:17pm

Bells
Composer: William Grant Still
Soloists: Denver Oldham, piano
CD/Album: Africa - Piano Music of William Grant Still - Denver Oldham, piano
Record co./Cat #: KOCH 7084
 
 

4:27pm

Oboe Concerto in C, K 314
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Soloists: Paul Goodwin, oboe
CD/Album: C. Ph. E. Bach/Lebrun/Mozart: Oboenkonzerte
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 431821
 
 

4:48pm

The Merry Widow: Overture
Composer: Franz Lehar
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Michael Jurowski
CD/Album: Lehar - Overtures & Waltzes
Record co./Cat #: CPO 999891
 
 

5:05pm

Violin Concerto "The Cuckoo" in A, RV 335
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Soloists: Andrew Manze, violin (MAN-zee)
CD/Album: Vivaldi: Violin Concertos, Op. 6
Record co./Cat #: London 455653
 
 

5:16pm

The Bluebird
Composer: Charles Villiers Stanford
Conductor: John Rutter
Soloists: The Cambridge Singers
CD/Album: There is Sweet Music
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 104
 
 

5:21pm

Le Chant des Oyseaux ("The Song of the Birds")
Composer: Clement Janequin
Ensemble: Ensemble Clement Janequin
CD/Album: Le Chant des Oyseaux
Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 901099
 
 

5:27pm

The Snow Maiden: Dance of the Birds
Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: Rimsky-Korsakov: Suites
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8327
 
 

5:32pm

The Birds (Italian: Gli Uccelli)
Composer: Ottorino Respighi
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Neville Marriner
CD/Album: Respighi: Ancient Airs $ Dances - La Boutique Fantastque - Gli Ucceli
Record co./Cat #: Philips 420485
 
 

5:53pm

The Lark
Composer: Mikhail Glinka
(arr. Mily Balakirev)
Soloists: Evgeny Kissin, piano
CD/Album: Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition
Record co./Cat #: RCA 63884
 
 

6:02pm

Autumn Legend
Composer: William Alwyn
Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Soloists: Nicholas Daniel, english horn
CD/Album: Alwyn: Autumn Legend / Lyra Angelica etc.
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 9065
 
 

6:15pm

Trio Sonata
Composer: Johann Joachim Quantz
Ensemble: Camerata Koln
CD/Album: Vivaldi-Marcello-Quantz-Bach-Fasch
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77172
 
 

6:27pm

Symphony #4 in d, Op. 120
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Schumann: Symphonies 1 & 4
Record co./Cat #: London 425608
 
 
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