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Classical Air, May 28-June 1, 2012

Written by Cary Burkett, Arts & Culture Desk and witf Host | May 25, 2012 8:19 PM

 

05/28/2012    Monday

 

 

10:00AM

            Francis Scott Key: National Anthem The Star Spangled Banner--Robert Shaw Chorale; RCA Symphony Orchestra/Robert Shaw (RCA/BMG/FY 60814 CD)   3:58

            Traditional: Thou Gracious God, Whose Mercy Lends--Mormon Tabernacle Choir/Craig Jessop (MTC 6188 CD)   5:01

            Bix Beiderbecke: Davenport Blues--Lincoln Mayorga, piano  (TownHall 70 CD)   2:40

            Randy Edelman: The Gettysburg Address--Boston Pops/Keith Lockhart (Boston Pop 3 CD)   5:37

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

            John Williams: American Journey--Recording Arts Orch/LosAngeles/John Williams (Sony 89364 CD)  24:45

            Irving Berlin: Alexander's Ragtime Band--Noel Lester, piano  (Elan 82296 CD)   2:14

            Traditional: Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier--James Taylor, tenor; Mark O'Connor, violin; Russ Barenberg, guitar; and others  (Sony 89683 CD)   2:58

11:00AM

            Aaron Copland: A Lincoln Portrait--James Earl Jones, narrator; Seattle Symphony/Gerard Schwarz (Delos 3140 CD)  14:33

            Traditional: My Country Tis of Thee--King's Brass (KB 630 CD)   4:41

            Peter Martin: Three Dance Pieces--Eaken Piano Trio (Eaken 2007 CD)   7:30

            Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring--Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80339 CD)  25:24

            George Gershwin: Porgy & Bess: Jazzy Piano Medley--Fazil Say, piano; and others  (Teldec 26202 CD)  10:38

12:08PM

            Duke Ellington: It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That Swing--City of Birmingham Symphony/Simon Rattle (Angel/EMI 57691 CD)   9:08

            Hoagy Carmichael: Lazy Bones--Chanticleer  (Chantcleer 8807 CD)   4:05

            Dave Grusin: Canto Invierno--Dave Grusin, piano; Lee Ritenour, guitar  (Decca 157960 CD)   4:00

 

12:30PM

MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR SPECIAL: Let Us Remember

 

1:00PM

            Mark O'Connor: Strings & Threads Suite--Mark O'Connor, violin; Metamorphosen/Scott Yoo (Sony 89660 CD)  15:29

            Django Reinhardt: Rhythm Futur--Sam Pilafian, tuba; Mark Shane, piano; Jimmy George, rhythm guitar  (Telarc 80281 CD)   4:46

            George Gershwin: Porgy & Bess: Catfish Row--Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80445 CD)  25:46

            Creamer/Layton: Way Down Yonder in New Orleans--Canadian Brass (Open Day 7371 CD)   3:05

            Alan Hovhaness: Symphony No. 60: 1st Mvt. Op 396 "To The Appalachian Mountains"--Berlin Radio Symphony/Gerard Schwarz (Naxos 559294 CD)  10:39

2:04PM

            Stephen Foster: Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair--Chanticleer  (Teldec 48556 CD)   3:09

            Scott Joplin: Treemonisha: Overture; A Real Slow Drag--Great American Main St. Band (Angel/EMI 54131 CD)   8:56

            Paul Simon: America--Boston Pops/John Williams (Sony 48224 CD)   4:13

            Ferde Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite--New York Philharmonic/Leonard Bernstein (Sony 47544 CD)  33:05

 

 

05/29/2012    Tuesday

 

10:00AM

            Johann Georg Pisendel: Concerto for Oboes,Bassoon and Strings in E-Flat--Saxony Virtuosi/Ludwig Guttler (Capriccio 10224 CD)   6:12

            Manuel de Falla: Four Spanish Pieces: No. 2 Cubana--Mirian Conti, piano  (KOCH Intl. 7663 CD)   4:28

            Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Mlada: Suite--Bochum Symphony/Othmar Maga (Vox/MMG 5082 CD)  16:14

            Miguel Llobet: Catalan Folk Songs: Excerpts--John Williams, guitar  (Sony 48480 CD)   5:51

            Henri Vieuxtemps: Violin Concerto No. 1 in E Op 10--Chloe Hanslip, violin; Royal Flemish Orchestra/Martyn Brabbins (Hyperion 67878 CD)  40:41

11:19AM

            George Friederich Handel: Trio Sonata No. 4 in F HWV 383--La Ricordanza (MD+G 5051381 CD)  10:14

            Philip Glass: Symphony No. 4 "Heroes": Sons of the Silent Age--American Composers Orchestra/Dennis Russell Davies (Philips 840 CD)   8:19

            Alan Hovhaness: String Quartet No. 3: Final Movement--Shanghai String Quartet (Delos 3162 CD)   7:29

            John Field: Piano Concerto No. 4 in E-Flat--Miceal O'Rourke, piano; London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert (Chandos 9442 CD)  33:43

12:23PM

            Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orfeo Ed Euridice: Scene--Laurel Zucker,flute; Marc Shapiro, piano  (Cantilena 66031 CD)   5:16

            Antonin Dvorak: Humoresque No. 6 Op 101/6--Orion Weiss, piano  (Bridge 9355 CD)   4:16

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Oboe Concerto in C--Paul Goodwin, oboe; The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock (DG Archiv 431678 CD)  21:13

1:00PM

            John Hebden: Concerto No. 5 in c--Cantilena/Adrian Shepherd (Chandos 8339 CD)  11:00

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Serenade for Flute, Violin & Viola in D Op 25--James Galway, flute; Joseph Swensen, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola  (RCA/BMG/FY 7756 CD)  25:00

            Antonin Dvorak: Rusalka Overture and Polonaise--CSSR State Phil, Kosice/Robert Stankovsky (Naxos 501701 CD)   9:06

            Julius Schulhoff: Cantabile in G-Flat--Adrian Ruiz, piano  (Genesis 119 CD)   4:19

            Joseph Curiale: Gates of Gold--Royal Philharmonic/Joseph Curiale (Orchard Rd 7155 CD)  18:59

2:14PM

            Andrew York: Jubilation--Christopher Parkening, guitar  (SONY 62723 CD)   4:47

            Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in E-flat, Op.6/2--Andrew Manze, violin; Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood (Decca 455653 CD)   8:34

            Claude Gervaise: Dances from the French Renaissance--Byron Pearson, trumpet; Donald Tison, trumpet; Arthur Vidrich, organ  (Crystal 661 CD)   3:58

            Georges Bizet: Carmen: Excerpts--Stuttgart Radio Symphony/Neville Marriner (Angel/EMI 49229 CD)  21:02

 

 

05/30/2012    Wednesday

 

10:00AM

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Trio in G: Finale K 496--Borodin Trio (Chandos 8536 CD)  10:00

            John Thomas: Cambria: Crossing the Stone--Lipman Harp Duo (Naxos 8570372 CD)   4:07

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 147: Jesu, Joy of Man's BWV 147 Desiring--Christopher Parkening, guitar; Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (Angel/EMI 47195 CD)   3:10

            Johann David Heinichen: Dresden Concerto in F, S.234--Musica Antiqua Koln/Reinhard Goebel (DG Archiv 437849 CD)   8:31

            Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Overture in F--Russian National Orchestra/Mikhail Pletnev (DeutGramop 439892 CD)  11:05

            Antonin Dvorak: Piano Trio No. 1 in B-Flat Op 21--David Golub,piano; Mark Kaplan, violin; Colin Carr, cello  (Arabesque 6726 CD)  34:15

11:18AM

            Stephen Paulus: Hymn to the Eternal Flame--/Stephen Layton (Hyperion 67832 CD)   2:08

            George Friederich Handel: Concerto grosso in B-Flat Op 6 No. 7--Boston Baroque/Martin Pearlman (Telarc 80688 CD)  12:31

            Sebastian Iradier: La Paloma--Pepe Romero, guitar  (Philips 432102 CD)   3:09

            Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in f Op 21--Vassily Primakov, piano; Odense Symphony Orchestra/Paul Mann (Bridge 9278 CD)  33:09

12:13PM

            Johannes Brahms: O kuhler Wald Op 72/3--Thomas Quasthoff, bass-bariton; Justus Zeyen, piano  (DeutGramop 463183 CD)   2:06

            Giovanni Battista Pergolesi: Flute Concerto in G--James Galway, flute; I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone (RCA/BMG/FY 61164 CD)  12:02

            Anthony Armando (Chick) Corea: Addendum--Miguel Borrego, violin; Jose Miguel Gomez, cello; Juan Carlos Garvayo, piano  (NPM 1012 CD)   5:18

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 2 in D K 211--Pamela Frank, violin; Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra/David Zinman (ArteNova 72104 CD)  20:55

1:00PM

            Antonio Pasculli: Omaggio a Bellini Hommage to Bellini--Heinz Holliger, English horn; Ursula Holliger, harp  (Philips 426288 CD)   8:00

            Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C--Moscow Chamber Orchestra/Constantine Orbelian (Delos 3255 CD)  29:28

            Franz Liszt: Liebestraum No. 3--Yundi Li  (DeutGramop 851 CD)   4:37

            Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade: The Tale of the Kalender Prince--Orchestra of the Bastille/Myung Whun Chung (DeutGramop 437818 CD)  11:05

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Lute Suite: Prelude in E BWV 1006a--Azusa Shimizu, guitar  (MSR 1302 CD)   4:19

2:02PM

            Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs & Dances: Suite No. 2--Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra/Neville Marriner (Angel/EMI 47116 CD)  17:49

            Bedrich Smetana: Piano Trio in g: Finale--Mendelssohn Piano Trio (Centaur 2868 CD)   9:00

            Igor Stravinsky: Firebird: Berceuse Lullaby--Stuttgart Radio Symphony/Sergiu Celibidache (DeutGramop 445139 CD)   3:44

            Luigi Boccherini: Piano Quintet No. 6 in C Op 57 G 418--Les Adieux (Deut Harmo 77053 CD)  20:21

 

 

05/31/2012    Thursday

 

10:00AM

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G BWV 1048--St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble (SLC 302 CD)  10:44

            Ludovico Einaudi: The Crane Dance--Ludovico Einaudi, piano; Various Soloists  (Ponderosa 68 CD)   3:05

            Bedrich Smetana: Ma Vlast: From Bohemia's Woods & Fields--Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig/Vaclav Neumann (Teldec 35672 CD)  13:10

            Bernardo Pasquini: Sonata in d--Risa Carlson, guitar; Martha Masters, guitar  (GSP 1029 CD)   5:34

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Oboe Concerto in F K 313--Fumiaki Miyamoto, oboe; English Chamber Orchestra/Jose Luis Garcia (Sony 48032 CD)  27:07

11:06AM

            George Friederich Handel: Trumpet Concerto No. 8 in B-Flat--Maurice Andre, trumpet; Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra/Jorg Faerber (Angel/EMI 49572 CD)   8:02

            Vittorio Monti: Csardas--Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Mariko Anraku, harp  (Angel/EMI 57740 CD)   4:23

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Marriage of Figaro: Voi che Sapete.. K 492--Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano; Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano  (LondonDecc 455981 CD)   2:54

            Franz Liszt: Liebestod From Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde"--Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano  (LondonDecc 436736 CD)   7:45

            Howard Shore: The Lord of the Rings Symphony: The Return of the King--Kaitlyn Lusk, s; 21st Century Sym Orch & Chorus/Ludwig Wicki (Halle 1005 CD)  41:40

12:15PM

            Vincenzo Galilei: Contrapunto--Monika Rost, lute; Jurgen Rost, guitar  (Capriccio 10164 CD)   2:21

            Georg Philip Telemann: Concerto in D for Trumpet & Violin--Reinhard Goebel, violin; Friedemann Immer, Trumpet; Musica Antiqua Koln/Reinhard Goebel (DeutGramop 419633 CD)  12:19

            Gioacchino Rossini: Wind Quartet No. 1 in F--Ensemble Vienna-Berlin (CBS/SonyLg 52524 CD)  11:12

            Felix Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture--London Symphony/Claudio Abbado (DeutGramop 415353 CD)  12:00

1:00PM

            Sergei Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije: Selections--Empire Brass (Telarc 80220 CD)   5:17

            Christian Sinding: Violin Concerto No 1 in A: 1st Mvt. Op 45--Henning Kraggerud,violin; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra/Bjarte Engeset (Naxos 557266 CD)   6:11

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-flat, K.493--Domus (VirginClas 91485 CD)  27:37

            Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun--Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Neville Marriner (Philips 412131 CD)  10:03

            Astor Piazzolla: Fuga y misterio--Ensemble Vivant (Open Day 9348 CD)   5:10

            William Boyce: Symphony No. 5 in D--English String Orchestra/William Boughton (Nimbus 5345 CD)   7:58

2:08PM

            Charles Gounod: Romeo et Juliette: Je veux vivre (Juliet's waltz song)--Eugenia Zukerman, flute; Allan Vogel, oboe; Dennis Helmrich, piano  (Delos 3209 CD)   3:24

            Edvard Grieg: Sigurd Jorsalfar: Suite Op 56--Swedish Radio Symphony/Esa-Pekka Salonen (CBS/SonyLg 46668 CD)  16:00

            Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei--Atlanta Symphony Chorus; /Robert Spano (Telarc 80673 CD)   7:35

            Maurice Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin--Lyon Opera Orchestra/Kent Nagano (Erato 14331 CD)  17:23

 

06/01/2012    Friday

 

 

10:00AM

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

                        Ernesto Grenet: Drume Negrita--Manuel Barrueco, guitar  (Angel/EMI 56578 CD)   3:13

            Carl Orff: Carmina Burana: Opening--Arnold Schoenberg Choir; Vienna Philharmonic/Andre Previn (DeutGramop 439950 CD)  15:00

                                    Igor Stravinsky: Mavra: Chanson Russe (Parasha's Song)--Renaud Capucon, violin; Jerome Ducros, piano  (VirginClas 374087 CD)   3:21

            Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 7 in E Op 65--Berlin Radio Symphony/Riccardo Chailly (LondonDecc 414290 CD)  68:53      

            Claude Debussy: Petite Suite--Pascal Roge, piano; Ami Roge, piano  (Onyx 4047 CD)  11:38

            Peter Boyer: Celebration Overture--London Symphony/Peter Boyer (Propulsive 607 CD)   6:39

12:05PM

            Sergio Assad: Baiao (from Suite Brasiliera)--Sergio & Odair Assad, guitars  (Nonesuch 79179 CD)   3:48

            Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Grand Serenade No. 1 Op 63--Consortium Classicum (MDG 3011344 CD)  19:00

                        Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio Sonata No. 1 BWV 525--Empire Brass  (Telarc 80257 CD)   9:53

                        Jean Sibelius: Karelia Suite--Atlanta Symphony/Yoel Levi (Telarc 80320

1:00PM

            Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in g for Two Cellos, R.531--Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Jonathan Manson, viola da gamb; Ton Koopman, harpsichord; Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra/Ton Koopman (Sony 90916 CD)   8:59

            George Friederich Handel: Xerxes: Largo--Les Concerts du Monde/Keith Clark (Telarc 80490 CD)   3:32

            Robert Schumann: Piano Concerto in a Op 54--Leif Ove Andsnes, piano; Berlin Philharmonic/Mariss Jansons (Angel/EMI 57562 CD)  29:53

            Camille Saint-Saens: Le Rossignol et la Rose (vocalise)--Natalie Dessay, soprano; Berlin Symphony/Michael Schonwandt (Angel/EMI 56565 CD)   3:36

            Otto Nicolai: The Knight Templar: Overture--Bamberg Symphony/Karl Anton Rickenbacher (VirginClas 91079 CD)   8:16

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata No. 3 in E BWV 1016--Andrew Manze, violin; Richard Egarr, harpsichord  (Harm Mundi 907250 CD)  16:18

2:16PM

            Jennifer Higdon: Blue Cathedral--Atlanta Symphony/Robert Spano (Telarc 80596 CD)  12:19

            Billy Mayerl: In My Garden: Summertime--Eric Parkin, piano  (Chandos 10324 CD)   6:50

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 15 in D--Philharmonia Hungarica/Antal Dorati (LondonDecc 448531 CD)  18:30

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