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Dave Brubeck 1920-2012

12/06/12 9:00AM By Walter Parker

Pianist, composer, bandleader Dave Brubeck died Wednesday.  He would have been 92 today.  We'll remember him with a piece for strings and his improvised piano called Regret.  We'll also sample Quartet San Francisco's album of his music.

 

 

Playlist

9:02am

Suite de Clairque
Composer: Jeremiah Clarke
Ensemble: English String Orchestra
Conductor: William Boughton
Soloists: John Wallace, trumpet
CD/Album: Rule Brittania
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 5155
 
 

9:13am

Piano Trio #2 in c, Op. 66
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Soloists: Joseph Kalichstein, piano ; Jaime Laredo, violin ; Sharon Robinson, cello
CD/Album: Mendelssohn/Brahms/Dvorak Trios
Record co./Cat #: Vox 3029
 
 

9:43am

Le Tombeau de Couperin (wind arrangement)
Composer: Maurice Ravel
(arr. Mason Jones)
Ensemble: Imani Winds
CD/Album: Imani Winds
Record co./Cat #: KOCH 7661
 
 

10:01am

Jeux d'enfants ("Children's Games")
Composer: Georges Bizet
Ensemble: Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
CD/Album: Bizet, Debussy: Orchestral Works
Record co./Cat #: Philips 416437
 
 

10:14am

Regret for Strings and Solo Piano
Composer: Dave Brubeck
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Russell Gloyd
Soloists: Dave Brubeck, Piano
CD/Album: Classical Brubeck
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80621
 
 

10:24am

The Virgin Mary Had A Baby Boy
Composer: Trad. West Indian
arr. Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert De Cormier
Soloists: Roger Grow, percussion
CD/Album: Christmas in Vermont
Record co./Cat #: Albany 985
 
 

10:27am

Christmas Cantata: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Composer: Daniel Pinkham
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert De Cormier
Soloists: David Neiweem, organ ; The VSO Brass Quintet
CD/Album: Christmas in Vermont
Record co./Cat #: Albany 985
 
 

10:31am

Symphony #1 in eb, Op. 1
Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Ensemble: Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: Rimsky-Korsakow: 3 Symphonien
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 423604
 
 

11:01am

String Quartet #19 "Dissonance" in C, K 465
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet
CD/Album: Mozart: Jagd-Quartett, Disonanzen-Quartett, Haydn: Kaiser-Quartett
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 427657
 
 

11:31am

Lux Aeterna: Veni, Sancte Spiritus
Composer: Morten Lauridsen
Ensemble: Polyphony
Conductor: Stephen Layton
CD/Album: Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna, Madrigali, Latin Motets
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67449
 
 

11:33am

Lux Aeterna: Agnus Dei - Lux Aeterna
Composer: Morten Lauridsen
Ensemble: Polyphony
Conductor: Stephen Layton
CD/Album: Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna, Madrigali, Latin Motets
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67449
 
 

11:45am

Gotterdammerung: Dawn & Siegfried's Rhine Journey
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Wagner: Orchestral Favorites
Record co./Cat #: London 448155
 
 

12:05pm

Concerto Grosso #4 in a, Op. 6
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: Handel & Haydn Society
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
CD/Album: Handel: Concerti Grossi Op. 6
Record co./Cat #: L'Oiseau-Lyre 436845
 
 

12:17pm

Three Concert Studies
Composer: Franz Liszt
Soloists: Louis Lortie, piano
CD/Album: Liszt: Piano Sonata & 3 Concert Studies
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8548
 
 

12:41pm

Three to Get Ready
Composer: Dave Brubeck
(arr. by Jeremy Cohen)
Ensemble: Quartet San Francisco
CD/Album: Quartet San Francisco: QSF Plays Brubeck
Record co./Cat #: ViolinJazz 106
 
 

12:45pm

It's a Raggy Waltz
Composer: Dave Brubeck
(arr. by Jeremy Cohen)
Ensemble: Quartet San Francisco
CD/Album: Quartet San Francisco: QSF Plays Brubeck
Record co./Cat #: ViolinJazz 106
 
 

12:51pm

Quem Pastores Laudavere
Composer: Michael Praetorius
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments
Conductor: David Hill
Soloists: Choir of Westminster Cathedral
CD/Album: Praetorius Christmas Music
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 66200
 
 
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