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11/14/12 7:00AM

Today we'll hear a couple of takes on the mandolin, from Vivaldi to Debussy. Plus, Stravinsky's Scherzo Fantastique, and many others!



In Autumn (Concert Overture), Op. 11
Composer: Edvard Grieg
Ensemble: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: Grieg: Klavierkonzert-Lyrische Suite-Im Herbst
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 437524


Concerto for 2 Mandolins in G, RV 532
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Neville Marriner
Soloists: James Tyler, mandolin ; Douglas Wootton, mandolin
CD/Album: Vivaldi: 6 Double Concertos
Record co./Cat #: Philips 412892


Composer: Claude Debussy
Ensemble: London Mozart Players
Conductor: James Gallway
Soloists: James Gallway, flute ; Phillip Moll, piano
CD/Album: Music for My Little Friends
Record co./Cat #: RCA 09026637252


Melody for the G String, Op. 47
Composer: York Bowen
Soloists: Doris Lederer, viola ; Bruce Murray, piano
CD/Album: The Passion of Bliss, Bowen, and Bridge
Record co./Cat #: Centaur 2692


Divertimento #3 (for Strings) in F, K 138
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Chamber Ensemble
CD/Album: Mozart: Divertimenti KV 138 & 287
Record co./Cat #: Philips 412740


Scherzo Fantastique
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
CD/Album: Stravinsky: The Firebird
Record co./Cat #: London 414409


Trumpet Overture, Op. 101
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
CD/Album: Mendelssohn: Overtures
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 423104


Tarantelle for Flute, Clarinet & Piano, Op. 6
Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
Soloists: Wolfgang Schulz, flute ; Peter Schmidl, clarinet ; Madoka Inui, piano
CD/Album: The Art of the Flute
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.570309


Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus & Phrygia
Composer: Aram Khachaturian
Ensemble: Kirov Orchestra
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
CD/Album: White Nights: Romantic Russian Showpieces
Record co./Cat #: Philips 442011


Keyboard Concerto #4 in A, BWV 1055
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Soloists: Andras Schiff, piano
CD/Album: Bach Concertos BWV 1052 - 1058
Record co./Cat #: London 425676


Pierrot of the Minute (Comedy Overture)
Composer: Granville Bantock
Ensemble: Bournemouth Sinfonietta
Conductor: Norman Del Mar
CD/Album: Bridge, Bantock, & Butterworth
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8373
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