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Stravinsky's Petrouchka

11/26/12 9:00AM By Walter Parker

We'll listen to Igor Stravinsky's remarkably colorful ballet Petrouchka, about an ultimately tragic romantic triangle among three puppets who come to life at a fair.





The Siege of Corinth Overture
Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Rossini: 14 Overtures
Record co./Cat #: London 443850


Violin Sonata #8 in G, Op. 30/3
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Soloists: Isaac Stern, violin ; Eugene Istomin, piano
CD/Album: Beethoven: Piano & Violin Sonatas, Vol. 2
Record co./Cat #: Sony 39681


Il Pastor Fido: Overture ("The Faithful Shepherd")
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
CD/Album: Handel: Ouverturen
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419219


Serenade #2 in A, Op. 16
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
CD/Album: Brahms: Serenade No. 2, Haydn-Variationen, Akademische Festouverture
Record co./Cat #: RCA 7920


Concerto for 2 Harpsichords & Orchestra in F, Wq 46
Composer: Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Koln
Conductor: Reinhardt Goebel
Soloists: Robert Hill, harpsichord ; Andreas Staier, harpsichord
CD/Album: C.P.E. Bach & W.F. Bach: Concertos for 2 Harpsichords
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419256


Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Ensemble: The Philadelphia Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
CD/Album: Stravinsky: Petrushka / Le Sacre du Prinptemps - Muti
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47408


Symphony #102 in Bb
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
CD/Album: Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 22, 86 & 102
Record co./Cat #: EMI 55509


Flute Quartet
Composer: Georg Phillip Telemann
Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Koln
Conductor: Reinhardt Goebel
CD/Album: Telemann: Flute Quartets
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon B0004283


Overture, Scherzo & Finale, Op. 52
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: Revolutionary & Romantic Orchestra
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
CD/Album: Schumann: Complete Symphonies
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 457591


Concerto for 2 Pianos
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia
Conductor: Richard Hickox
Soloists: Jean-Bernard Pommier, piano ; Anne Queffelec, piano
CD/Album: Poulenc: Concertos
Record co./Cat #: Virgin Classics 22045
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