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Classical Air, May 14-18, 2012

Written by Cary Burkett, Arts & Culture Desk and witf Host | May 10, 2012 6:00 PM

 

05/14/2012    Monday

10:00AM

            Arcangelo Corelli: Concerto grosso in F Op 6/2--The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock (DG Archiv 423626 CD)  10:03

            Marco Uccellini: Sonata No. 4 detta La Transformata Bk.3 Op 3--Arcadian Academy (Harm Mundi 907066 CD)   4:03

            Franz Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1--Rotterdam Philharmonic/James Conlon (Erato 88235 CD)  12:00

            Romano Antonio Piacentino: Flute Concerto in G--James Galway, flute; I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone (RCA/BMG/FY 61164 CD)  14:33

            Rene Clausen: Tonight eternity alone--/Stephen Layton (Hyperion 67832 CD)   3:38

            Johannes Brahms: String Quintet No. 2 in G Op 111--American String Project (MSR 1386 CD)  31:45

11:23AM

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata No. 2 BWV 526--Paula Robison, flute; John Gibbons, harpsichord  (Arabesque 6694 CD)   9:33

            John Rutter: Distant Land for orchestra--Royal Philharmonic/John Rutter (Decca 1821 CD)   6:10

            Robert Schumann: Andante & Variations for 2 pno,2vcl,& hn in B-Flat Op 46 original version of op.46 for 2 pianos--Martha Argerich, piano; Alexandre Rabinovitch, piano; Natalia Gutman, cello; Mischa Maisky, cello; Marie-Louise Neunecker, horn  (Angel/EMI 57308 CD)  18:03

Noon

            Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in e Op 85--Yo-Yo Ma, cello; London Symphony/Andre Previn (CBS/SonyLg 39541 CD)  28:51

            Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf: Sinfonia on Ovid's "Metamorphoses": Andantino--Lajos Lencses, oboe; Budapest Strings (LaserLight 14807 CD)   7:13

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E Op 109--Awadagin Pratt, piano  (Angel/EMI 55290 CD)  18:34

1:00PM

            Johannes Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn Op 56 b--Atlanta Symphony/Yoel Levi (Telarc 80349 CD)  17:17

            Isaac Albeniz: Recuerdos de viaje: No. 6 Op 71/6 Rumores de La Caleta--Turibio Santos, guitar  (Erato 55028 CD)   4:01

            Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Symphony in G, Wq.182/1--Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood (L'Oiseau 417124 CD)  11:05

            Manuel Infante: Andalusian Dances: No. 2 "Sentimiento"--Karin Lechner, piano; Sergio Daniel Tiempo, piano  (Angel/EMI 58472 CD)   8:08

            Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F--German Chamber Philharmonic/Daniel Harding (VirginClas 45480 CD)  35:21

2:20PM

            Marin Marais: Five old French dances--Yizhak Schotten, viola; Edward Parmentier, harpsichord  (Crystal 635 CD)   9:27

            Gabriel Faure: Pelleas & Melisande: Suite--Israel Philharmonic/Zubin Mehta (Sony 45870 CD)  15:45

            Franz Lehar: Gold & Silver Waltz--Vienna Philharmonic/John Eliot Gardiner (DeutGramop 463185 CD)   8:55

 

 

05/15/2012    Tuesday

10:00AM

            Jacques Offenbach: La belle Helene: Overture--Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan (DeutGramop 400044 CD)   9:16

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F: Rondeau--Max Artved, oboe; Tue Lautrup, violin; Dimitri Golovanov, viola; Lars Holm Johansen, cello  (Naxos 557361 CD)   4:22

            Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations: Nimrod--London Philharmonic/Leonard Slatkin (RCA/BMG/FY 60073 CD)   5:00

 

 

 

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio No. 6 HOB XV:40 in F HOB 15--Mendelssohn Piano Trio (Centaur 3191 CD) 9:45

           

 Richard Wagner: Tristan & Isolde: Symphonic Synthesis arr/Stokowski--Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Jose Serebrier (Naxos 570293 CD)  36:33

11:11AM

            Fritz Kreisler: Caprice viennois Op 2--Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Lambert Orkis, piano  (DeutGramop 58 CD)   4:16

            Gabriel Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine--Cambridge Singers; City of London Sinfonia/John Rutter (Collegium 101 CD)   6:48

            Frederic Chopin: Prelude in D-flat, Op. 28/15, "Raindrop"--Evgeny Kissin, piano  (RCA/BMG/FY 63535 CD)   5:34

 

           

 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Op 92--San Francisco Symphony/Michael Tilson Thomas (SFS 54 CD) 39:40

 

 

12:11PM

            Francesco Geminiani: Cello Sonata No. 1 in A Op 5--Anthony Pleeth, cello; Christoper Hogwood, harpsichor; Richard Webb, cello continuo  (L'Oiseau 433192 CD)   9:33

            Gioacchino Rossini: Journey to Rheims Overture--National Philharmonic/Riccardo Chailly (LondonDecc 443850 CD)   7:22

 

 

            Arcangelo Corelli: Violin Sonata in E, Op. 5/11--Trio Corelli (Bridge 9371 CD) 8:46

           

 

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Concerto Accademico in d--London Symphony/Andre Previn (RCA/BMG/FY 6238 CD)  15:59

1:00PM

            Giuseppe Ferlendis: Oboe Concerto in F--Heinz Holliger, oboe; Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields (Philips 420179 CD)  12:04

            Bela Bartok: Romanian Folk Dances--Craig Butterfield, cello; Matthew Slotkin, guitar  (Summit 571 CD)   6:33

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 13 in C K 415--Daniel Barenboim, piano; English Chamber Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim (Angel/EMI 49064 CD)  25:08

           

Johann Sebastian Bach: Fugue in g, "Little" BWV 578--Canadian Brass (Steinway 30008 CD) 3:19

           

 

 Antonin Dvorak: My Home Overture Op 62--London Symphony/Istvan Kertesz (LondonDecc 417597 CD)   9:31

2:01PM

            Camille Saint-Saens: Romance in D-Flat Op 37--Richard Stoltzman, clarinet; Nancy Allen, harp  (RCA/BMG/FY 60198 CD)   6:39

            Camille Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No. 1 in a--Zuill Bailey, cello; Roanoke Symphony Orchestra/David Wiley (Delos 3378 CD)  19:57

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio No. 22 HOB XV:9 in A HOB 15--Mendelssohn Piano Trio (Centaur 3191 CD)  11:38

            Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovetsian Dances--Gothenburg Symphony Chorus; Gothenburg Symphony/Neeme Jarvi (DeutGramop 435757 CD)  14:00

 

 

05/16/2012    Wednesday

10:00AM

            Giuseppe Tartini: Trumpet Concerto in D--Jens Lindemann, trumpet  (Marquis 13472 CD)   8:52

            William Kroll: Banjo and Fiddle--Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, vln; Sandra Rivers, piano  (Angel/EMI 54576 CD)   3:14

            Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No. 1--Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra/Neville Marriner (Angel/EMI 47116 CD)  15:15

            Robert Schumann: Overture, Scherzo & Finale--New Philharmonia Orchestra/Eliahu Inbal (Philips 426188 CD)  17:02

            Giulio Regondi: Guitar Etude No. 8 in G--John Holmquist, guitar  (Naxos 554191 CD)   4:45

            Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in f--Royal Philharmonic/Daniele Gatti (Harm Mundi 907393 CD)  39:21

11:35AM

            Franz Liszt: O lieb,so lang du lieben kanst S. 298 O Love as Long as You Can (kannst)--Thomas Quasthoff, bass-bariton; Justus Zeyen, piano  (DeutGramop 463183 CD)   5:30

            Nicola Matteis: Diverse bizzarie sopra la vecchia Sarabanda--Palladian Ensemble (Linn 10 CD)   4:41

            Christopher Theofanidis: Rainbow Body--Atlanta Symphony/Robert Spano (Telarc 80596 CD)  12:56

12:02PM

            George Friederich Handel: Oboe Sonata No. 8 in c Op 1 HWV 366--Marilyn Zupnik, oboe; Mark Schuman, cello; Raymond Leppard, harpsichord  (Sanctuary 3105 CD)   5:34

            Johann Christoph Friedric Bach: Keyboard Concerto in A--Simon Standage, violin; Nicole Moonen, violin; Susan Alexander-Max,fortepiano; Trevor Jones, viola; Jennifer Ward Clarke, cello  (Naxos 570474 CD)  20:49

            Gabriel Faure: Requiem: Three selections--Cambridge Singers; Stephen Varcoe, baritone; Caroline Ashton, soprano; John Scott, organ; City of London Sinfonia/John Rutter (Collegium 109 CD)  10:11

            Antonin Reicha: Wind Quintet No. 19 in F: 1st Mvt. Op 100/1--Westwood Wind Quintet (Crystal 270 CD)  15:18

1:00PM

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Bist du Bei mir BWV 508--Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy (CBS/SonyLg 38915 CD)   3:41

            Enrique Granados: Valses Poeticos--David Russell, guitar  (Telarc 80576 CD)  15:54

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3--San Francisco Symphony/Michael Tilson Thomas (SFS 54 CD)  14:00

            John Weldon: Set of Airs in D--Palladian Ensemble (Linn 5041 CD)   9:00

            Johannes Brahms: Concerto in a for Violin & Cello, "Double"--Renaud Capucon, violin; Gautier Capucon, cello; Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra/Myung Whun Chung (VirginClas 395147 CD)  34:25

2:22PM

            Gordon Jacob: Oboe Quartet: 1st Movement--Sarah Francis,oboe; English String Quartet (Chandos 8392 CD)   7:00

            Randall Thompson: Alleluia--Mormon Tabernacle Choir; /Craig Jessop (MTC 5 CD)   5:39

            Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise Op 34--Cho-Liang Lin, violin; Sandra Rivers, piano  (CBS/SonyLg 39133 CD)   5:59

            Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Symphonic Serenade: Third Movement Op 39--London Symphony/Simone Pittau (ASVquicksl 4020 CD)  13:10

 

 

05/17/2012    Thursday

10:00AM

            Edouard Lalo: Symphonie espagnole: Rondo--Pinchas Zukerman, violin; Los Angeles Philharmonic/Zubin Mehta (Sony 48274 CD)   6:58

            Fritz Kreisler: Variations on a Theme of Corelli--Jaime Laredo, violin; Margo Garrett, piano  (Dorian 90153 CD)   3:39

            Antonio Vivaldi: Flute Concerto in g Op 10 La Notte--Michala Petri, recorder; Moscow Virtuosi/Vladimir Spivakov (RCA/BMG/FY 68543 CD)   9:00

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 in F: Rondo "Spring"--Isabelle Faust, violin; Alexander Melnikov, piano  (Harm Mundi 902025 CD)   6:19

            Howard Goodall: Beatitude IV: Beati qui lugent--Enchanted Voices  (ClassicFM 100 CD)   7:11

            Richard Peaslee: Nightsongs--John Holt, trumpet; UNT Chamber Orchestra/Clay Couturiaux (Crystal 769 CD)  10:47

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in c Op 37--Paul Lewis, piano; BBC Symphony Orchestra/Jiri Belohlavek (Harm Mundi 902053 CD)  36:05

11:28AM

            Anonymous: Two Renaissance Lute Works--Sharon Isbin, guitar  (Sony 45456 CD)   5:16

            Johann Stamitz: Trumpet Concerto in D--Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet; Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Neville Marriner (Philips 420203 CD)  15:49

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio No. 37 HOB XV:23 in d HOB 15--Mendelssohn Piano Trio (Centaur 3191 CD)  18:54

12:11PM

            Richard Strauss: Don Juan--Bavarian Radio Symphony/Lorin Maazel (RCA/BMG/FY 68225 CD)  17:33

            Maurice Ravel: Piano Trio in a: Finale--The Rembrandt Trio (Dorian 90187 CD)   5:33

            Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Cello Concerto in A--Janos Starker, cello; Santa Fe Festival Orchestra/Janos Starker (Delos 3197 CD)  19:58

1:00PM

            Gioacchino Rossini: The Barber of Seville: Overture--London Classical Players/Roger Norrington (Angel/EMI 54091 CD)   7:08

            Johann Sebastian Bach (arr Dmitry Sitkovetsky): Goldberg Variations: Aria--Jonathan Crow, violin; Douglas McNabney, viola; Matt Haimovitz, cello  (Oxingale 2014 CD)   5:53

            Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in f, "Winter" Op 8/4--Robert Atchison, violin; Sir Michael Gambon, narrator; Altamira Chamber Orchestra (Guild 7374 CD)   9:33

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Cassation in D--Kodaly Quartet (Naxos 555703 CD)  14:01

            Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in c--Leif Ove Andsnes, piano; Berlin Philharmonic/Antonio Pappano (Angel/EMI 74813 CD)  32:43

2:14PM

            Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Flute Sonata in G WQ 133--Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Jonathan Manson, viola da gamb; Trevor Pinnock, harpsichord  (Angel/EMI 84220 CD)   9:16

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem: Communio: Lux aeterna K 626--Swedish Radio Choir; Berlin Philharmonic/Claudio Abbado (DeutGramop 463181 CD)   5:12

            William Walton: Viola Concerto--Nigel Kennedy, violin; Rochester Philharmonic/Andre Previn (Angel/EMI 49628 CD)  25:51

 

 

05/18/2012    Friday

10:00AM

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 48 in C: 1st Mvt. "Maria Theresa"--Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (DeutGramop 419607 CD)   7:43

            Gabriel Faure: Berceuse--Gil Shaham, violin; Akira Eguchi, piano  (Vanguard 1239 CD)   3:35

            Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Fairy Tale, Op. 29--BBC Philharmonic/Vasili Sinaisky (Chandos 10424 CD)  16:44

            Joachim Raff: Duo on themes from Wagner's Lohengrin Op 63--Livia Sohn, violin; Benjamin Loeb, piano  (Naxos 570202 CD)   9:12

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 9 in D, "Posthorn" 320 0--Prague Chamber Orchestra/Charles Mackerras (Telarc 80108 CD)  44:03

11:27AM

            Amy Beach: Dreaming--Joanne Polk, piano  (Arabesque 6721 CD)   3:58

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata 80, A Mighty Fortress: Selection BWV 80--Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (SDG 110 CD)  17:21

            Federico Moreno Torroba: Aires de la Mancha--David Russell, guitar  (Telarc 80451 CD)   7:55

Noon

            Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C--Martha Argerich, piano; Berlin Philharmonic/Claudio Abbado (Philips 456700 CD)  27:06

            Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Viola da gamba Sonata in C: 2nd Mvt. H 558--Siegfried Pank, viola da gamba; Christiane Jaccottet,ftepiano  (Capriccio 10102 CD)   7:06

            Franz Krommer: Clarinet Concerto in E-Flat Op 36--Sharon Kam, clarinet; Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra/Jorg Faerber (Teldec 21462 CD)  20:43

1:00PM

            Rutland Boughton: Flute Concerto: 1st Mvt.--Emily Beynon, flute; New London Orchestra/Ronald Corp (Hyperion 67185 CD)   7:17

            Arcangelo Corelli: Violin Sonata in e, Op.5/8--Trio Corelli (Bridge 9371 CD)   9:44

            Paul Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice--Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80115 CD)  10:45

            Frederic Chopin: Ballade No. 2 in F Op 38--Evgeny Kissin, piano  (RCA/BMG/FY 63259 CD)   7:38

            Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto in D--Rachel Barton Pine, violin; Chicago Symphony/Carlos Kalmar, conductor (Cedille 68 CD)  43:12

2:23PM

            Giovanni Gabrieli: In ecclesiis--Canadian Brass (CBS/SonyLg 39035 CD)   5:37

            Sean McCarthy: Concert Variations on Duane Street--James O'Donnell, trumpet; Sean McCarthy, organ  (Elf 1001 CD)   7:04

            Arnold Bax: The Garden of Fand--Ulster Orchestra/Bryden Thomson (Chandos 8307 CD)  18:44

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