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Classical Air June 18-22, 2012

Written by Cary Burkett, Arts & Culture Desk and witf Host | Jun 25, 2012 1:51 PM

 

06/18/2012    Monday

 

 

10:00AM

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C: Finale--Steven Isserlis, cello; Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Roger Norrington (RCA/BMG/FY 68578 CD)   7:04

            Traditional: Flow Gently Sweet Afton--Phil Coulter, piano; Various Soloists  (RCA/BMG/FY 63615 CD)   3:58

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 79: BWV 79 Gott der Herr is Sonn und Schild--Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (SDG 110 CD)  15:06

            Carlo Domeniconi: Koyunbaba: Moderato and Presto--Christopher Parkening, guitar  (Angel/EMI 56418 CD)   5:04

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 15 in B-Flat K 450--Mitsuko Uchida, piano; English Chamber Orchestra/Jeffrey Tate (Philips 426305 CD)  23:29

11:01AM

            Sergei Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet: Morning Serenade--Empire Brass (Telarc 80493 CD)   2:11

            Darius Milhaud: Saudades do Brasil Op 67 (Reminiscences of Brazil)--French National Orchestra/Leonard Bernstein (Angel/EMI 47845 CD)   7:26

            Billy Mayerl: Railroad Rhythm--Eric Parkin, piano  (Chandos 10324 CD)   3:04

            Ennio Morricone: Sergio Leone Suite--Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra/Ennio Morricone (Sony 93456 CD)  14:52

            Alexander Borodin: String Quartet No. 1 in A--Lark Quartet (Arabesque 6658 CD)  36:16

12:10PM

            Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty: The Spell Op 66--Philharmonia Orchestra/George Weldon (Seraphim 74282 CD)  19:02

            Eduard Strauss: Carmen Quadrille--Vienna Philharmonic/Claudio Abbado (DeutGramop 431628 CD)   4:45

            George Friederich Handel: Sarabande--John Williams, guitar  (CBS/SonyLg 42119 CD)   5:43

            Henri Herz: Piano Concerto No. 8 in A-Flat--Howard Shelley, piano; Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra/Howard Shelley (Hyperion 67465 CD)  14:14

1:00PM

            Carl Maria von Weber: Introduction,theme, & variations for clarinet, & String Quartet--David Shifrin, clarinet; Cham Mus Soc, Lincoln Center (Delos 3194 CD)   8:49

            Camille Saint-Saens: Havanaise--Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Kathryn Stott,piano  (Sony 93927 CD)   8:54

            Gustav Holst: The Planets--Berlin Philharmonic/Simon Rattle (Angel/EMI 69690 CD)  50:09

2:10PM

            Moritz Moszkowski: Spanish Dances Op 12--Mela Tenenbaum, violin; Richard Kapp, piano  (ESS.A.Y 1081 CD)  13:02

            Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme: Quando me'n vo' soletta Musetta's Waltz--Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80260 CD)   2:23

            Gabriel Faure: Piano Trio: 1st Mvt. Op 120--Gil Shaham, violin; Akira Eguchi, piano; Brinton Smith, cello  (Vanguard 1239 CD)   6:05

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 BWV 1050--Murray Perahia, piano; Kenneth Sillito, violin; Jaime Martin, flute; Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Murray Perahia (Sony 87326 CD)  21:13

 

 

06/19/2012    Tuesday

 

 

10:00AM

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concerto No. 2 in E: 1st Mvmt BWV 1042--Hilary Hahn, violin; Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra/Jeffrey Kahane (DeutGramop 986 CD)   6:57

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio No. 1 in F: 2nd Mvt. in F HOB 15--Beaux Arts Trio (Philips 432062 CD)   4:04

            George Gershwin: Second Rhapsody--Stewart Goodyear, piano; Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80445 CD)  15:12

            Modest Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain--Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80129 CD)   9:00

            Jennifer Higdon: Southern Harmony: Soft Summers--Ying String Quartet (Quartz 2055 CD)   5:48

            Frederic Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in e Op 11--Olga Kern, piano; Warsaw Philharmonic/Antoni Wit (Harm Mundi 907402 CD)  40:12

11:28AM

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sperai vicino il lido--Heinz Holliger, oboe; Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields (Philips 420179 CD)   7:06

            Ron Nelson: Pebble Beach Sojourn--Paul Riedo, organ; Dallas Wind Symphony/Frederick Fennell (Reference 58 CD)   8:07

            Antonio Lauro: Valses Venezolanos Venezuelan Waltzes--Pepe Romero, guitar  (Philips 432102 CD)   8:22

            Benjamin Britten: King Arthur: Suite for Orchestra--UNLV Wind Orchestra/Thomas G. Leslie (Klavier 11156 CD)  24:12

12:20PM

            Claude Debussy: Rhapsody for Saxophone and Orchestra--John Harle, saxophone; Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Neville Marriner (Angel/EMI 54301 CD)  10:08

            Herbert L. Clarke: Debutante, The Caprice brillant--Wynton Marsalis, cornet; Eastman Wind Ensemble/Donald Hunsberger (CBS/SonyLg 42137 CD)   5:49

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 2 in E BWV 1053--Murray Perahia, piano; Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields (Sony 89245 CD)  19:02

1:00PM

            Luigi Boccherini: Quintet for Guitar and Strings in D--Pepe Romero, guitar; Acad, St. Martin, Cham Ens (Philips 420385 CD)  17:02

            George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue--Peter Donohoe, piano; London Sinfonietta/Simon Rattle (Angel/EMI 6628 CD)  16:07

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Sonata No. 1 in G BWV 1027--Kim Kashkashian, viola; Keith Jarrett, harpsichord  (ECM/Univer 1501 CD)  12:00

            Zoltan Kodaly: Peacock Variations--Atlanta Symphony/Yoel Levi (Telarc 80413 CD)  28:08

2:17PM

            Vincent d'Indy: Trio for clarinet,cello and piano: 3rd Op 29 "Chant Elegiaque"--Patrick Cohen, piano; Pascal Moragues, clarinet; Christophe Coin, cello  (Ades 14128 CD)   5:57

            George Friederich Handel: Music for the Royal Fireworks--Tafelmusik/Jeanne Lamon (Sony 63073 CD)  19:03

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento in E-flat for Winds, K.166--Winds of the Berlin Philharmon (Orfeo 163881 CD)  12:16

 

06/20/2012    Wednesday

 

10:00AM

            Chris Hazell: Cat Suite--Denver Brass (Klavier 11129 CD)  12:39

            Mark O'Connor: Johnny Appleseed Suite: The Life & Times--Mark O'Connor, violin; Colorado Symphony/Marin Alsop (Omac 8 CD)   3:19

            George Friederich Handel: Water Music: Suite No. 3 in G--Orchestra of St. Luke's/Charles Mackerras (Telarc 80279 CD)  10:14

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto in d for Two Violins, BWV 1043 "Double Concerto"--Anne Akiko Meyers, violin; Anne Akiko Meyers, violin; English Chamber Orchestra/Steven Mercurio (E1 7785 CD)  14:34

            Alexander Gretchaninov: Behold the Bridegroom--Phoenix Bach Choir; Kansas City Chorale; /Charles Bruffy (Chandos 5044 CD)   5:49

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 5 in G: 1st Mvt.--Ivo Pogorelich, piano  (DeutGramop 437763 CD)   5:34

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in c--Vienna Philharmonic/Claudio Abbado (DeutGramop 423590 CD)  34:31

11:35AM

            Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber: Harmonia artificioso: Partita No. 4 in E-Flat--The Purcell Quartet (Chandos 575 CD)   8:38

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Oboe Concerto in d BWV 1059--Alexei Utkin, oboe; Moscow Virtuosi/Vladimir Spivakov (RCA/BMG/FY 61582 CD)  12:25

            Gian Carlo Menotti: Violin Concerto--Ittai Shapira, violin; Russian Philharmonic Orchestra/Thomas Sanderling (ASVquicksl 1156 CD)  30:04

12:30PM

            Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 5 in F "Egyptian"--Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano; L'Orchestre delaSuisse Romande/Charles Dutoit (Decca 4758764 CD)  27:02

1:00PM

            Antonio Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in G, Op. 4/3--Rachel Podger, violin; Arte dei Suonatori (Channel 19598 CD)   7:55

            Gabriel Faure: Apres un reve--John Cerminaro, horn; Zita Carno, piano  (Crystal 676 CD)   3:17

            Granville Bantock: Hebridean Symphony--Royal Philharmonic/Vernon Handley (Hyperion 66450 CD)  35:06

            Maurice Ravel: Violin Sonata in G: Blues--Maria Bachmann, violin; Jonathan Klibonoff, piano  (Endeavor 1020 CD)   5:30

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-Flat K 271 "Jeunehomme"--Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano; Philharmonia Orchestra/Vladimir Ashkenazy (LondonDecc 414543 CD)  34:01

2:32PM

            Thomas Tallis: Spem in Alium I have never put my hope in any other--The Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips (Gimell 6 CD)   9:53

            Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins in C RV 507--Nigel Kennedy, violin; Daniel Stabrawa, violin; Berlin Philharmonic (Angel/EMI 57859 CD)  14:01

 

 

06/21/2012    Thursday

 

 

10:00AM

            Traditional: Klezmer Dances--Various Soloists; Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (Sony 60274 CD)   8:05

            Michel Blavet: Flute Sonata, Op. 2 No. 1: 2nd Mvt.--Jed Wentz, flute; Musica Ad Rhenum (Brilliant 93003 CD)   3:01

            Engelbert Humperdinck: Shakespeare Suite No. 2--Bamberg Symphony/Karl Anton Rickenbacher (KOCHSchwan 1197 CD)  16:06

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La finta giardiniera: Overture K 196--Dresden State Orchestra/Hans Vonk (Capriccio 10070 CD)   4:46

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-Flat "Les Adieux"--Alfred Brendel, piano  (Philips 446093 CD)  16:30

11:04AM

            Camille Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3 in c, "Organ"--Marie-Claire Alain, organ; Orchestre National de O.R.T.F./Jean Martinon (Erato 55001 CD)  35:19

            Peter Maxwell Davies: Farewell to Stromness--Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (Sony 60274 CD)   4:18

            Astor Piazzolla: Escualo--Alison Balsom, trumpet; Gothenburg Symphony/Edward Gardner (Angel/EMI 53255 CD)   4:02

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Quartet in E-flat Op 16--Vlado Perlemuter, piano; The Albion Ensemble (Nimbus 5157 CD)  26:48

12:19PM

            Maurice Ravel: Tzigane--Itzhak Perlman, violin; London Symphony/Andre Previn (RCA/BMG/FY 6520 CD)   9:45

            John Philip Sousa: Salute to Sousa: Medley of Marches--Various Soloists; Canadian Brass/Lukas Foss (Philips 434276 CD)  10:21

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto in C for Three Keyboards BWV 1064--Pieter-Jan Belder, harpsichord; Musica Amphion/Pieter-Jan Belder (Brilliant 93187 CD)  15:50

1:00PM

            Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor: Polovetsian Dances--Boston Pops/John Williams (Philips 426247 CD)  14:07

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento in F K 138--Quatuor Ebene (VirginClas 70922 CD)  11:18

            Camille Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No. 3 in b--Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin; Oslo Philharmonic/Mariss Jansons (Angel/EMI 55184 CD)  27:36

            Muzio Clementi: Piano Sonata in B-Flat Op 24/2 "Magic Flute"--Ian Hominick, piano  (MSR 1341 CD)  12:37

2:09PM

            Jacques Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture--Gulbenkian Foundation Orch./Michel Swierczewski (Nimbus 5303 CD)   9:08

            Dionysio Aguado: Rondo Brilliant Op 2/2--Jose Antonio Escobar, guitar  (Naxos 555719 CD)   9:01

            Franz Schubert: Piano Trio No. 2: Scherzo D 929--The Castle Trio (VirginClas 59303 CD)   6:55

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G: 1st Mvt. Op 58--Helene Grimaud, piano; New York Philharmonic/Kurt Masur (Teldec 26869 CD)  18:45

 

 

06/22/2012    Friday

 

10:00AM

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 29, "We Thank Thee, Lord": Sinfonia--Christopher Parkening, guitar; Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (Angel/EMI 47195 CD)   4:01

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata No. 5 in f: 2nd Mvt BWV 1018--Giuliano Carmignola, violin; Andrea Marcon, organ/harpsichd  (Sony 89469 CD)   4:23

            John David: You Are the New Day--The King's Singers  (Angel/EMI 69375 CD)   2:29

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 4 in A BWV 1055--David Fray, piano; German Cham Phil, Bremen (VirginClas 213064 CD)  15:07

            Frank Wildhorn: The Scarlett Pimpernel: Into the Fire--and others; Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80498 CD)   3:55

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No.156: Aria BWV 156 Herr, was du willst--Angelika Kirchschlager, mezzo-; Stefanie Haegele, oboe; Venice Baroque Orchestra/Andrea Marcon (Sony 89924 CD)   3:32

            Claude Debussy: Suite bergamasque--Alexis Weissenberg, piano  (DeutGramop 415510 CD)  14:43

            Joaquin Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez--Angel Romero, guitar; San Antonio Symphony Orchestra/Victor Alessandro (Mercury 434369 CD)  20:41

11:18AM

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Solemn Vespers: Laudate dominum K. 339--Cheryl Studer, soprano; London Symphony/Ion Marin (DeutGramop 435387 CD)   5:10

            Georg Philip Telemann: Don Quixote--Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Neville Marriner (LondonDecc 430265 CD)  15:01

            Franz Schubert: Impromptu in c Op 90 D. 899 No. 1--Alfred Brendel, piano  (Philips 422237 CD)   9:35

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in d, "Choral"--Jane Eaglen, soprano; Waltraud Meier, mezzo; Ben Heppner, tenor; Bryn Terfel, baritone; Berlin Philharmonic/Claudio Abbado (Sony 62634 CD)  65:58

1:00PM

            Antonio Vivaldi: Violin and Oboe Concerto in B-Flat RV 548--Nigel Kennedy, violin; Olaf Maninger, oboe; Berlin Philharmonic (Angel/EMI 57859 CD)   9:15

            Antonin Dvorak: Piano Quintet in A: Dumka--Menahem Pressler, piano; Emerson String Quartet (DeutGramop 439868 CD)  14:02

            George Gershwin: Cuban Overture--Dallas Symphony/Eduardo Mata (RCA/BMG/FY 4551 CD)   9:43

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute & Harp Concerto in C: 2nd Mvt. K 299--Emmanuel Pahud, flute; Marie-Pierre Langlamet, harp; Berlin Philharmonic/Claudio Abbado (Angel/EMI 57128 CD)   8:50

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

            George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: Symphonic Picture for Orchestra--Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80086 CD)  25:20

2:19PM

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 45 in f-sharp, "Farewell"--Orchestra of St. Luke's/Charles Mackerras (Telarc 80156 CD)  34:22

            Aaron Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man--London Symphony/Aaron Copland (Sony 60593 CD)   3:15

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