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Classical Air, April 23-26, 2012

Written by Cary Burkett, Arts & Culture Desk and witf Host | Apr 23, 2012 12:02 PM

04/23/2012    Monday

 

10:00AM

            Otto Nicolai: The Merry Wives of Windsor: Overture--Bamberg Symphony/Karl Anton Rickenbacher (VirginClas 91079 CD)   8:31

            John Dowland: Go from my window P 64--Ronn McFarlane, lute  (Dorian 90148 CD)   4:07

            Georges Enesco: Romanian Rhapsody No. 2 in D--BBC Philharmonic/Gennady Rozhdestvensky (Chandos 9537 CD)  14:02

            Ambroise Thomas: Hamlet: Prelude I Scene 2--London Philharmonic/Antonio de Almeida (Seraphim 74277 CD)   5:01

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No 17 in d Op 31/2 "Tempest"--Richard Goode, piano  (Nonesuch 79212 CD)  22:09

11:00AM

            William Walton: Henry V: Two Selections--Guildhall String Ensemble (RCA/BMG/FY 7761 CD)   5:20

            Alonso Mudarra: A Renaissance Guitar: Medley--Nigel North, Lute/Guitar; Maggie Cole, harpsichord  (Amon Ra 18 CD)   5:54

            Mily Balakirev: King Lear: Overture--BBC Philharmonic/Vasili Sinaisky (Chandos 24129 CD)  10:39

            Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet--Royal Philharmonic/Daniele Gatti (Harm Mundi 907381 CD)  20:39

            Thomas Linley, Jr.: A Shakespeare Ode: Overture, Minuet & Chorus--Musicians of the Globe/Philip Pickett (Philips 446689 CD)  13:45

12:01PM

            Giuseppe Verdi: Macbeth: Ballet Music--New Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti (Angel/EMI 47274 CD)  10:00

            Pierre Attaingnant: Basse Danse "La Brosse"--Calliope, Renaissance Band (Nonesuch 79039 CD)   5:48

            Robert Schumann: Julius Caesar--London Symphony/Neeme Jarvi (Chandos 8649 CD)   8:36

            Tielmann Susato: Fanfare & Passamezzo--New London Consort/Philip Pickett (L'Oiseau 436131 CD)   3:30

            Bedrich Smetana: Richard lll--Bavarian Radio Symphony/Rafael Kubelik (DeutGramop 437254 CD)  12:12

            Ralph Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music--London Philharmonic/Vernon Handley (Chandos 8330 CD)  10:32

1:00PM

            Georg Philip Telemann: Concerto in F for 3 Violins--Paillard Chamber Orchestra/Jean-Francois Paillard (Erato 45179 CD)  13:26

            Alexander Borodin: Petite Suite: 1. In The Monastery Au Couvent--Margaret Fingerhut, piano  (Chandos 8439 CD)   5:48

            Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5--Philadelphia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti (Angel/EMI 54803 CD)  48:31

2:10PM

            Johann Heinrich Schmelzer: Violin Sonata No. 5--John Holloway, violin; Aloysia Assenbaum, organ; Lars Ulrik Mortensen, hspchrd  (ECM/Univer 1668 CD)   8:39

            Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto in D, Op. 10/3, RV 428 "Goldfinch"--Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone (CBS/SonyLg 39062 CD)   9:00

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento in D K 136--Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Members of the... (Philips 422504 CD)  11:25

            Edouard Lalo: Norwegian Fantasy--Philippe Graffin, violin; Ulster Orchestra/Thierry Fischer (Hyperion 67294 CD)  13:56

 

04/24/2012    Tuesday

10:00AM

            Ottorino Respighi: The Pines of Rome: Pines of the Appian Way--Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan (DeutGramop 449724 CD)   5:17

            Joni Mitchell: Urge for Going--Nigel Kennedy, violin; English Chamber Orchestra (Angel/EMI 56890 CD)   4:06

            Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Trio Sonata for Flute, oboe & in a WQ 148--Aurele Nicolet, flute; Heinz Holliger, oboe; Christiane Jaccottet, harpschd  (Denon 377093 CD)  13:01

 

            Arvo Part: Veni creator--Ars Nova Copenhagen; Theatre of Voices; /Paul Hillier (Harm Mundi 807553 CD) 3:20

            Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italien--Royal Philharmonic/Daniele Gatti (Harm Mundi 907393 CD)  14:12

            Elena Ruehr: String Quartet No 1: Let's Sit Beneath the Stars--Cypress Quartet (CypressSQ 65512 CD)   5:27

            Christian Guillonneau: Bal pour Baptiste--Daniel Gauthier, saxophone; Jang Eun Bae, piano  (MD+G 1324 CD)   6:00

11:08AM

           

  

Paul Lansky: Imaginary Islands--Alabama Symphony/Justin Brown (Bridge 9366 CD) 20:55

            Frederic Chopin: Etude No. 3 in E Op 10/3--Garrick Ohlsson, piano  (Arabesque 6718 CD)   4:21

            Ralph Vaughan Williams: Five Variants of 'Dives & Lazarus'--English String Orchestra/William Boughton (Nimbus 7013 CD)  10:53

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata: Arioso BWV 156--Mari Fujiwara, cello; Alain Planes, piano  (Denon 7044 CD)   3:26

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 15 in B-flat: 1st Mvt--Alfred Brendel, piano; Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Neville Marriner (Philips 400018 CD)  11:00

12:03PM

           

 

Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in g--Phillipe Quint, violin; Orquestra Sinfonica de Mineria/Carlos Miguel Prieto (Avanti 10362 CD) 23:32

           

Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow: Trio Sonata for Flute & Bassoon--Hungarian Baroque Trio  (Fidelio 1835 CD)   7:00

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Concerto No. 11 in D--Mikhail Pletnev, piano; German Cham Phil, Bremen/Mikhail Pletnev (VirginClas 61881 CD)  21:00

1:00PM

            Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man--San Francisco Symphony/Michael Tilson Thomas (RCA/BMG/FY 63888 CD)   3:33

            Thomas Robinson: A Fantasy for two lutes--Monika Rost, lute; Jurgen Rost, guitar  (Capriccio 10164 CD)   2:20

            Camille Saint-Saens: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso--Janine Jansen, violin; Royal Philharmonic/Barry Wordsworth (LondonDecc 475011 CD)   9:02

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 in G: Prelude BWV 1007--Zuill Bailey, cello  (Telarc 31978 CD)   2:20

 

 

            Leo Delibes: Sylvia: Suite--San Francisco Ballet Orchestra/Martin West (Reference 125 CD) 40:25

2:02PM

            Frederic Chopin: Fantasie-impromptu in c-sharp Op 66 #4--Olga Kern, piano  (Harm Mundi 907402 CD)   5:21

            Michael Torke: Javelin--Atlanta Symphony/Yoel Levi (Argo 452101 CD)   8:30

            Johann Friedrich Fasch: Bassoon Sonata in C--Maryland Bach Aria Group (Crystal 704 CD)  11:00

            Arvo Part: Peace upon you, Jerusalem--Theatre of Voices; /Paul Hillier (Harm Mundi 807553 CD) 5:23

            Saverio Mercadante: Flute Concerto in e--Irena Grafenauer, flute; Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Neville Marriner (Philips 426318 CD)  20:03

 

04/25/2012    Wednesday

 

10:00AM

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto in E-flat for Two Pianos: Rondo--Leon Fleisher, piano; Katherine Jacobson Fleisher, p; Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra (Sony 435052 CD)   6:58

            Quique Sinesi: Sonidos de aquel dia "Sounds from that Day"--Victor Villadangos, guitar  (Naxos 557658 CD)   3:54

            Ennio Morricone: Casualties of War/Vittime di Guerra: Theme--Angele Dubeau, violin; La Pieta (Analekta 8733 CD)   3:39

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Flute Sonata (violin) in g BWV 1020 Actually by C.P.E. Bach--Susan Rotholz, flute; Kenneth Cooper, harpsichord  (Bridge 9115 CD)  12:11

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Op 15--Lang Lang, piano; Orchestre de Paris/Christoph Eschenbach (DeutGramop 4776719 CD)  38:58

11:12AM

            Arvo Part: The Deer's Cry--Ars Nova Copenhagen; Theatre of Voices; /Paul Hillier (Harm Mundi 807553 CD)   4:39

            Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony--Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Neville Marriner (Angel/EMI 47842 CD)  16:00

            Antonio Vivaldi: Wind Trio in g RV 81--Burkhard Glaetzner, oboe; Ingo Goritzki, oboe; Christine Schornsheim, harpchd  (Capriccio 10143 CD)   7:11

            Richard Danielpour: Anima mundi: Lux hiberna--Pittsburgh Symphony/David Zinman (Sony 62822 CD)   8:14

            Frederic Chopin: Impromptu No. 1 in A-Flat Op 29--Yundi Li  (DeutGramop 3887 CD)   4:01

            Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Op 97 "Rhenish"--Cleveland Orchestra/Christoph von Dohnanyi (LondonDecc 421643 CD)  31:11

12:30PM

            Georg Philip Telemann: Quartet for flute, violin, gamba and BC in A TWV 43 TWV43:A1--Ensemble Voltaire (Catalpa 30605 CD)  12:03

            Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture--Berlin Philharmonic/Claudio Abbado (DeutGramop 453496 CD)  14:40

1:00PM

            Giulio Briccialdi: Carnevale di Venezia Op 78--James Galway, flute; Philip Moll, piano  (RCA/BMG/FY 63950 CD)   6:38

            Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in F, "Autumn" Op 8/3--Robert Atchison, violin; Sir Michael Gambon, narrator; Altamira Chamber Orchestra (Guild 7374 CD)  12:22

            Josef Suk: Two pieces for Quartet--Cypress Quartet (CypressSQ 138 CD)   5:59

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in d BWV 1052--Angela Hewitt, piano; Australian Chamber Orchestra/Richard Tognetti (Hyperion 67307 CD)  22:46

            Giovannio A. Pandolfi-Mealli: Violin Sonata Op 4/6 La Vinciolina--Andrew Manze, violin; Richard Egarr, harpsichord  (Harm Mundi 907241 CD)   7:39

2:00PM

            Johann Strauss: In the Little Jelly Donut Woods Op 336--Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80098 CD)   3:34

            Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B-Flat Op 1/1--Buchberger Quartet (Brilliant 93889 CD)  16:10

            Andrew Lloyd Webber: Phantasia (based on "Phantom of the Opera," arr/Geoffrey Alexander)--Sarah Chang, violin; Julian Lloyd Webber, cello; London Orchestra/Simon Lee (Angel/EMI 58043 CD)  34:39

 

04/26/2012    Thursday

 

10:00AM

            David Gillingham: Glorified--Messiah College Wind Ensemble (Mark 9098 CD)   6:55

            Santiago de Murcia: Marizapalos--Ensemble Caprice/Matthias Maute (Analekta 9957 CD)   3:33

            Robert Planel: Concerto for Trumpet--John Holt, trumpet; Slovak Radio Symphony/Kirk Trevor (Crystal 767 CD)  15:00

            John Dowland: Come Again! Sweet Love doth now invite--Michael Slattery, tenor; La Nef (ATMA 2650 CD)   3:09

            Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat: 1st Mvt--Cypress Quartet (CypressSQ 20122 CD)   6:05

            Karl Jenkins: Over the Stone Concerto for 2 harps & orchestra--Catrin Finch, harp; London Symphony/Karl Jenkins (Angel/EMI 235 CD)  22:43

11:04AM

            Edvard Grieg: Allegretto in E--Emmanuelle Bertrand, cello; Pascal Amoyel, piano  (Harm Mundi 901986 CD)   6:21

            Richard Wagner: Gotterdammerung: Siegfried's Rhine Journey--New York Philharmonic/Zubin Mehta (CBS/SonyLg 37795 CD)  12:34

            Mark Hayes: To Love Our God--Cantata Carlisle/Cheryl H. Parsons (SoundWorks 100 CD)   5:33

            Leo Delibes: Coppelia: Ballet Suite--San Francisco Ballet Orchestra/Martin West (Reference 125 CD)  32:41

12:06PM

            Frederic Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in g Op 23--Vladimir Horowitz, piano  (RCA/BMG/FY 60376 CD)   8:49

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G--St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble (SLC 302 CD)  15:24

            Eduardo Martin: Hasta Alicia Baila--Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (Telarc 80593 CD)   5:03

            Ludwig Spohr: Violin Concerto No. 8 in a, "Gesangszene"--Elizabeth Wallfisch, violin; The Brandenburg Orchestra/Roy Goodman (Hyperion 66840 CD)  18:45

1:00PM

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Romance No. 2 in F for Violin & Orchestra--Phillipe Quint, violin; Orquestra Sinfonica de Mineria/Carlos Miguel Prieto (Avanti 10362 CD)   8:27

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 23 in F: Finale K 590--Tokyo String Quartet (Biddulph 80215 CD)   5:00

            George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: Symphonic Picture for Orchestra--Montreal Symphony/Charles Dutoit (LondonDecc 425111 CD)  23:44

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Marriage of Figaro: Voi che Sapete.. K 492--I Salonisti (RCA/BMG/FY 69298 CD)   2:47

            Maurice Ravel: La Valse--New York Philharmonic/Kurt Masur (Teldec 13133 CD)  13:15

            Frantisek Xaver Dusek: Piano Sonata in B-Flat--Antonin Kubalek, piano  (Dorian 90121 CD)   3:16

2:02PM

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Trumpet Concerto in C K 313 (arr/Oboe Concerto),--Maurice Andre, trumpet; Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra/Sandor Frigyes (Erato 88019 CD)  20:04

            Giacomo Puccini: Madame Butterfly: Un bel di--Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano; London Philharmonic/John Pritchard (CBS/SonyLg 37298 CD)   4:31

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 4 in G--Rachel Podger, violin; Orch, Age of Enlightenment (Channel 29309 CD)  18:56

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