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Remembering Charles Rosen

12/10/12 3:00PM

Charles Rosen, virtuoso pianist, author, and polymath, died today at the age of 85.  We'll hear some of his wonderful Chopin mazurkas this afternoon.

Playlist

3:02pm

String Quartet #3 in A, Op. 41/3
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: Lark Quartet
CD/Album: Schumann Quartets
Record co./Cat #: Arabesque 6696
 
 

3:31pm

Magnificat in D, BWV 243
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Soloists: Nancy Argenta, soprano ; Patrizia Kwella, soprano ; Charles Brett, alto ; Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor ; David Thomas, bass
CD/Album: J.S. Bach: Magnificat, Jauchzet Gott
Record co./Cat #: Philips 411458
 
 

3:58pm

O Mundi Domina (Antiphon: "O mistress of the world")
Composer: Anonymous (Medieval Hungarian)
Ensemble: Anonymous 4
CD/Album: A Star In The East
Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 907139
 
 

4:05pm

The Gypsy Baron: Treasure Waltz
Composer: Johann Strauss II
Ensemble: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Raffi Armenian
CD/Album: Oktoberfest Operetta
Record co./Cat #: CBC (RCI) 5045
 
 

4:15pm

Lerchengesang (for cello and piano), Op. 70/2 ("Lark song")
Composer: Johannes Brahms
Soloists: Zuill Bailey, cello ; Awadagin Pratt, piano
CD/Album: Brahms: Works for Cello and Piano
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 32664
 
 

4:19pm

Symphony #21 in A, K 134
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
CD/Album: The Complete Mozart Symphonies
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 471666
 
 

4:38pm

Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso
Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
Ensemble: The Philadelphia Orchestra
Conductor: Wolfgang Sawallisch
Soloists: Sarah Chang, violin
CD/Album: Sarah Chang / Paganini: Violin COncerto No. 1 in D
Record co./Cat #: EMI 55026
 
 

4:49pm

Mazurka in f#, Op. 6/1, B 60/1
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Charles Rosen, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Mazurkas - Charles Rosen
Record co./Cat #: Globe 5028
 
 

4:52pm

Mazurka in f, Op. 7/3, B 61/3
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Charles Rosen, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Mazurkas - Charles Rosen
Record co./Cat #: Globe 5028
 
 

4:54pm

Mazurka in B, Op. 41/2, B 122
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Charles Rosen, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Mazurkas - Charles Rosen
Record co./Cat #: Globe 5028
 
 

4:55pm

Mazurka in G, Op. 50/1, B 145/1
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Charles Rosen, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Mazurkas - Charles Rosen
Record co./Cat #: Globe 5028
 
 

5:05pm

Cyrano de Bergerac: Overture
Composer: Johan Wagenaar
Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Wagenaar: Orchestral Works
Record co./Cat #: London 425833
 
 

5:20pm

Souvenir de Puerto Rico
Composer: Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Soloists: Michael Lewin, piano
CD/Album: Bamboula! The Piano Music of Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Record co./Cat #: Centaur 2549
 
 

5:28pm

Still, Still, Still
Composer: Traditional (Austrian)
Ensemble: The Cambridge Singers
Conductor: John Rutter
CD/Album: Christmas with the Cambridge Singers
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 111
 
 

5:30pm

Coventry Carol
Composer: Lowell Mason/Traditional (English)
Ensemble: The Cambridge Singers
Conductor: John Rutter
CD/Album: Christmas with the Cambridge Singers
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 111
 
 

5:34pm

Silent Night
Composer: Franz Gruber
Ensemble: The Cambridge Singers
Conductor: John Rutter
CD/Album: Christmas with the Cambridge Singers
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 111
 
 

5:39pm

Flute Concerto #2 in D
Composer: Francois Devienne
Ensemble: Antiqua Musica Orchestra
Conductor: Jaques Roussel
Soloists: Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute
CD/Album: Jean-Pierre Rampal: Flute Concertos
Record co./Cat #: Philips 420719
 
 
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