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11/21/12 7:00AM

We'll hear the Masques et Bergamasques of Faure, and selections from Khachaturian's Masquerade



May Night: Overture
Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: Rimsky-Korsakov: Suites
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8327


Overture (Sinfonia) #1
Composer: Johann Christian Bach
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
CD/Album: J.C. Bach: Six Favourite Overtures
Record co./Cat #: L'Oiseau-Lyre 417148


Masquerade: Waltz
Composer: Aram Khachaturian
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Myung Whun Chung
Soloists: James Galway, flute
CD/Album: James Galway Plays Khachaturian
Record co./Cat #: RCA 7010


Masques et Bergamasques, Op. 112
Composer: Gabriel Faure
Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier
CD/Album: Faure: Orchestral Works
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 9416


12 Variations on a Theme by Wranitzky, WoO 71
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Soloists: Olli Mustonen, piano
CD/Album: Beethoven: Piano Variations
Record co./Cat #: London 436834
Note: ("Das Waldmadchen" - a Russian dance)


Two Marches and Intermezzo
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Ensemble: French National Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
CD/Album: Poulenc: Concert Champetre - Sinfonietta, etc.
Record co./Cat #: London 452665


Hermann und Dorothea: Overture, Op. 136
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
CD/Album: Schumann: Symphonies Nos. 1-4 etc.
Record co./Cat #: EMI 67319
Note: (includes quote from "La Marseillaise", the French National Anthem)


Concerto Grosso after Corelli's "La Folia" in d, Op. 5/12, RV 572
Composer: Francesco Geminiani
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Conductor: Catherine Mackintosh
CD/Album: Italian Baroque Concertos
Record co./Cat #: BBC Vol. 9 No. 5


Images for Orchestra: #3 - Rondes de printemps ("rounds of spring")
Composer: Claude Debussy
Ensemble: Cleveland Orchestra
Conductor: Pierre Boulez
CD/Album: Debussy: Images
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 435766


Ballade #2 in D, Op. 10/2
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Soloists: Pascal Roge, piano
CD/Album: Brahms: Handel Variations/Ballades
Record co./Cat #: London 433849
Note: (from 4 Ballades)


Violin Concerto in C, Op. 48
Composer: Dmitri Kabalevsky
Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
Soloists: Gil Shaham, violin
CD/Album: Glazunov/Kabalevsky: Violin Concertos
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 457064
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