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Classical Air, June 4-8, 2012

Written by Cary Burkett, Arts & Culture Desk and witf Host | Jun 5, 2012 3:27 PM

 

06/04/2012    Monday

10:00AM

            Camille Saint-Saens: Piano Trio No. 1 in F: 1st Mvt Op 18--Trio Wanderer (Harm Mundi 901862 CD)   7:11

            Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in G for Two Mandolins: Finale R 532--I Solisti Veneti/Claudio Scimone (Erato 88042 CD)   3:43

            George Gershwin: An American in Paris--Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80058 CD)  17:14

            Matthew Dunne: Cafezino--Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (Telarc 80686 CD)   4:31

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Mass in b BWV 232 :Gloria, Laudamus te--Angelika Kirchschlager, mezzo-; Giuliano Carmignola, violin; Venice Baroque Orchestra/Andrea Marcon (Sony 89924 CD)   4:15

            Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition--Cleveland Orchestra/Lorin Maazel (Telarc 80042 CD)  30:00

11:14AM

            Gustav Mahler: Piano Quartet in one Movement in a--Christoph Eschenbach, piano; David Kim, violin; Choong-Jin Chang, viola; Efe Baltacigil, cello  (Ondine 1084 CD)  13:23

            Tomasso Albinoni: Oboe Concerto in d Op 9 No. 2--The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock (DeutGramop 415518 CD)  11:25

            Johann Pachelbel: Sanctus (based on the Canon)--Libera (Erato 290532 CD)   3:30

            Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade--Takacs Quartet (LondonDecc 460034 CD)   6:36

            Antonin Dvorak: Slavonic Dances, complete Op 72--Atlanta Symphony/Yoel Levi (Telarc 80497 CD)  36:16

12:32PM

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata for Two Pianos in D K 448--Jean-Pierre Rampal, flute; Claudi Arimany, flute; John Steele Ritter, piano  (Delos 3212 CD)   8:56

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 3 in D BWV 1054--Andras Schiff, piano; Chamber Orchestra of Europe (LondonDecc 425676 CD)  16:00

1:00PM

            Sergei Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in g: Andante--Alexis Pia Gerlach, cello; Fabio Bidini, piano  (Encore 9714 CD)   6:37

            Bedrich Smetana: The Bartered Bride: Dances--Vienna Philharmonic/James Levine (DeutGramop 419768 CD)  19:40

            John W. Duarte: Sonatinette Op 35--Antigoni Goni, guitar  (Naxos 554554 CD)   6:22

            Maurice Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess--Cincinnati Symphony/Paavo Jarvi (Telarc 80601 CD)   6:02

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Trio in G K 496--Borodin Trio (Chandos 8536 CD)  27:34

2:11PM

            Georges Bizet: L'Arlesienne: Suite No. 2--Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan (Angel/EMI 15934 CD)  18:08

            Gioacchino Rossini: The Marriage Contract: Overture--National Philharmonic/Riccardo Chailly (LondonDecc 443850 CD)   5:24

            Luigi Boccherini: Cello Concerto No. 9 in B-Flat--Yo-Yo Ma, cello; St. Paul Chamber Orchestra/Pinchas Zukerman (CBS/SonyLg 39964 CD)  20:00

 

 

06/05/2012    Tuesday

 

10:00AM

            Engelbert Humperdinck: Hansel & Gretel: Overture--Bamberg Symphony/Karl Anton Rickenbacher (VirginClas 91494 CD)   7:33

            Gabriel Faure: Violin Sonata in A: 3rd Mvt. Op 13--Kara Kirkendoll Welch, flute; Gabriel Sanchez, piano  (MSR 1286 CD)   4:00

            Georg Muffat: Armonico tributo: Concerto No. 1 in D--Ensemble 415 (Harm Mundi 901581 CD)  17:01

            Franz Schubert: Impromptu in G-flat, D.899/3 Op 90 No. 3--Simone Dinnerstein, piano  (Sony 989423 CD)   6:46

            Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2 in e--Cincinnati Symphony/Paavo Jarvi (Telarc 80670 CD)  55:50

11:37AM

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Sonata in G K 27--Pinchas Zukerman, violin; Marc Neikrug, piano  (RCA/BMG/FY 60740 CD)   7:47

            Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No. 1 in g--Elisabeth Leonskaja, piano; Camerata Acad/Salzburg Mozart/Ilan Volkov (MD+G 3431421 CD)  20:04

12:07PM

            George Friederich Handel: Trio Sonata in F, Op.2/7 in F Op 2--David Oistrakh, violin; Igor Oistrakh, violin; Vladimir Yampolsky, piano  (DeutGramop 463616 CD)  10:42

            Aram Khachaturian: Spartacus: Adagio of Spartacus & Phrygia--Royal Philharmonic/Yuri Temirkanov (Angel/EMI 47348 CD)  10:20

            Federico Moreno Torroba: Burgalesa--David Russell, guitar  (Telarc 80451 CD)   2:35

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 16 in D K 451--Mitsuko Uchida, piano; English Chamber Orchestra/Jeffrey Tate (Philips 426305 CD)  22:06

1:00PM

            Alan Hovhaness: Khrimian Hairig Op 49--Lars Ranch, trumpet; Berlin Radio Symphony/Gerard Schwarz (Naxos 559294 CD)   7:58

            Sergio Assad: Uarekena--Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (Telarc 80598 CD)   8:19

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A, K.219 "Turkish"--Arthur Grumiaux, violin; London Symphony/Colin Davis (Philips 438323 CD)  26:55

            Antonin Dvorak: Prague Waltzes--Russian Philharmonic Orchestra/Dmitry Yablonsky (Naxos 501701 CD)   8:41

            Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in E-Flat Op 1/2--Kodaly Quartet (Naxos 555703 CD)  18:06

2:14PM

            Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe: Suite No. 2--Various Soloists; Los Angeles Philharmonic/Andre Previn (Philips 426255 CD)  17:15

            Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: The Well-Tempered Guitars: Prelude & Op 199 Fugue No. 4 in E--Joao Luiz, guitar; Douglas Lora, guitar  (Naxos 570778 CD)   4:19

            Ottorino Respighi: The Birds--Atlanta Symphony/Louis Lane (Telarc 80085 CD)  18:18

 

 

06/06/2012    Wednesday

 

10:00AM

            Johann Christian Bach: Symphony in E-Flat Op 9/2--Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Trevor Pinnock (Angel/EMI 65733 CD)  13:35

            Johann Sebastian Bach: French Suite No. 5 in G: Gigue BWV 816--Julian Gray, guitar; Ronald Pearl, guitar  (Dorian 90209 CD)   3:34

            Camille Saint-Saens: Phaeton--London Sinfonietta/Charles Dutoit (LondonDecc 414460 CD)   9:00

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Requiem: Communio: Lux aeterna K 626--Bavarian Radio Symphony Chorus; Bavarian Radio Symphony/Colin Davis (RCA/BMG/FY 63238 CD)   5:32

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat "Emperor"--Alfred Brendel, piano; Vienna Philharmonic/Simon Rattle (Philips 462781 CD)  40:06

11:18AM

            Astor Piazzolla: Resureccion del Angel--Ensemble Vivant (Open Day 7396 CD)   6:53

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata No. 82: Schlummert ein BWV 82--Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, ms; Emmanuel Music Orchestra/Smith, Craig (Nonesuch 79692 CD)  10:00

            Claude Debussy: Arabesque No. 1 in E--John O'Conor, piano  (Telarc 80313 CD)   4:32

            Arvo Part: Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten--Bergen Philharmonic/Neeme Jarvi (Delos 1031 CD)   6:47

            Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger: Piva and Canario--Chatham Baroque (Chatham B 1 CD)   5:34

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonia concertante in E-flat for Winds K 279--John de Lancie, oboe; Anthony Gigliotti, clarinet; Bernard Garfield, bassoon; Mason Jones, horn; Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy (Sony 67177 CD)  32:30

12:32PM

            Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio No. 44 HOB XV:28 in E HOB 15--Mendelssohn Piano Trio (Centaur 3191 CD)  17:52

            Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Andante cantabile Op 11--Ofra Harnoy, cello; London Philharmonic/Charles Mackerras (RCA/BMG/FY 68261 CD)   7:11

1:00PM

            Josef Strauss: Music of the Spheres--Cincinnati Pops/Erich Kunzel (Telarc 80314 CD)   9:15

            Franz Schubert: Wanderer Fantasy in C Op 15 D 760--Alfred Brendel, piano  (Philips 422062 CD)  20:51

            Nicolo Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 2 in b Op 7 "La Campanella"--Uto Ughi, violin; Saint Cecilia Orchestra/Uto Ughi (RCA/BMG/FY 7844 CD)  28:01

2:01PM

            William Byrd: Miserere mihi, Domine--Stile Antico (Harm Mundi 907419 CD)   2:43

            Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger: Selections--Seattle Symphony/Gerard Schwarz (Delos 3040 CD)  12:01

            Charles-Marie Widor: Piano Trio in B-flat: 2nd Mvt. Op 19--Ilona Prunyi, piano; Andras Kiss, violin; Karoly Botvay, cello  (MarcoPolo 223193 CD)  11:05

            Camille Saint-Saens: Romance for Horn & Orchestra Op 36--Gautier Capucon, cello; Frank Braley, piano  (VirginClas 45603 CD)   3:20

            Gordon Jacob: Oboe Quartet--Sarah Francis,oboe; English String Quartet (Chandos 8392 CD)  22:15

 

 

06/07/2012    Thursday

 

10:00AM

            Giuseppe Verdi: Aida: Triumphal March--Atlanta Symphony Chorus; Atlanta Symphony/Robert Shaw (Telarc 80152 CD)   9:29

            Quique Sinesi: Contramarea "Opposing Tide"--Victor Villadangos, guitar  (Naxos 557658 CD)   4:26

            Edward Elgar: Froissart--English Philharmonic Orchestra/David Lloyd-Jones (Hyperion 66515 CD)  13:13

            Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D--Sarah Chang, violin; London Symphony/Colin Davis (Angel/EMI 54753 CD)  35:38

11:16AM

            Henry Purcell: Sonata in 3 parts No. 4 in F Z 793--Pavlo Beznosiuk, violin/viola; Rachel Podger, violin; Christophe Coin, cello; Christopher Hogwood, organ  (L'Oiseau 444449 CD)   5:15

            Joaquin Rodrigo: Concierto-Serenata--Catherine Michel, harp; Monte Carlo Nat'l Opera Orch/Antonio de Almeida (Philips 462179 CD)  23:25

            Robert Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 1 in a Op 105--Martha Argerich, piano; Renaud Capucon, violin  (Angel/EMI 70836 CD)  16:27

12:04PM

            Edvard Grieg: Peer Gynt: Suite No. 1--Berlin Philharmonic/Herbert von Karajan (DeutGramop 410026 CD)  14:07

            Ludwig van Beethoven: 13 Variations on an aria by Dittersdorf in A WOO 66 Es war einmal ein alter Mann--Andras Schiff, piano; Miklos Perenyi, cello  (ECM/Univer 1819 CD)   9:04

            George Friederich Handel: Oboe Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat HWV 301--Soloist TBA; English Chamber Orchestra/Raymond Leppard (Philips 454608 CD)   9:14

            Dulcie Holland: Piano Trio--Shirin Lim, violin; Claire Oremland, cello; Greg Roberts, piano  (Jade 1066 CD)  16:55

1:00PM

            Johann Wilhelm Hertel: Trumpet Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat--Jens Lindemann, trumpet  (Marquis 13472 CD)  12:21

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Flute Sonata in E BWV 1035--Susan Rotholz, flute; Kenneth Cooper, harpsichord  (Bridge 9115 CD)  13:03

            Edward MacDowell: Piano Concerto No. 2 in d--Andre Watts, piano; Dallas Symphony/Andrew Litton (Telarc 80429 CD)  25:47

            Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger: Prelude to Act III--Various Soloists; Canadian Brass/Edo de Waart (Philips 434109 CD)   6:31

2:01PM

            Giovanni Bottesini: Passione Amorosa--Thomas Martin, double bass; Moray Welsh, cello; London Symphony/Sir Alexander Gibson (ASVquicksl 907 CD)  11:13

            Ralph Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet--Norbert Blume, viola; English String Quartet (Unicorn 9076 CD)  15:12

            Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Op 20--Chicago Symphony/Georg Solti (LondonDecc 425516 CD)  26:34

 

 

06/08/2012    Friday

 

10:00AM

            Johann Baptist Georg Neruda: Trumpet Concerto in E-Flat--John Wallace, trumpet; Philharmonia Orchestra/Christopher Warren-Green (Nimbus 5065 CD)  14:30

            Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Sonata No. 4 in c: 2nd Mvt BWV 1017--Giuliano Carmignola, violin; Andrea Marcon, organ/harpsichd  (Sony 89469 CD)   4:35

            Darius Milhaud: Suite Provencale--Orch du Capitole de Toulouse/Michel Plasson (DeutGramop 435437 CD)  14:13

            Clarice Assad: Bluezilian--Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (Telarc 80686 CD)   3:04

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3 in G K 216--Renaud Capucon, violin; Scottish Chamber Orchestra (VirginClas 502112 CD)  22:36

11:05AM

            Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14 in c-Sharp Op 27 No. 2, "Moonlight"--Evgeny Kissin, piano  (RCA/BMG/FY 68910 CD)  15:37

            George Friederich Handel: Water Music: Suite No. 2 in D--The English Concert/Trevor Pinnock (Archiv 410525 CD)  23:00

            Felix Mendelssohn: Andante (Theme and Variations) in E Op 81/1 No.1--Charles Stier, clarinet; Molly Newton, piano  (Elan 82246 CD)   4:16

            Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations--London Symphony/Colin Davis (LSO 109 CD)  33:07

12:25PM

            Cecile Chaminade: Air a danser Op 164--Eric Parkin, piano  (Chandos 8888 CD)   2:55

            Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty: Waltz--Russian National Orchestra/Mikhail Pletnev (DeutGramop 457634 CD)   5:04

            Georg (Jiri Antonin) Benda: Concerto for viola, horns and strings in F--Josef Suk, viola; Suk Chamber Orchestra/Christian Benda (Naxos 553994 CD)  21:04

1:00PM

            Andrew Lloyd Webber: Requiem: Pie Jesu--Richard Stoltzman, clarinet; Bill Douglas, keybds/bassoon; Jeremy Wall, synthesizers; Eddie Gomez, bass; Allan Vogel, oboe  (RCA/BMG/FY 5944 CD)   4:02

            George Gershwin: Fantasy on Porgy & Bess for 2 Pianos--Gabriela Montero, piano; Alexander Gurning  (Angel/EMI 70836 CD)  16:20

            Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat K 207--Renaud Capucon, violin; Scottish Chamber Orchestra (VirginClas 502112 CD)  20:17

            Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Quartet in D WQ 94--Les Adieux (Deut Harmo 77052 CD)  15:48

2:00PM

            Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes--Boston Symphony/Leonard Bernstein (DeutGramop 431768 CD)  18:10

            Johannes Brahms: Abendlied Op 92/3--Robert Shaw Festival Singers; Norman Mackenzie, piano; /Robert Shaw (Telarc 80326 CD)   2:30

            Gioacchino Rossini: La scala di seta: Overture--Acad, St. Martin-in-the-Fields/Neville Marriner (Philips 412893 CD)   6:00

            Antonio Lauro: Cueca Chilena--Ernesto Tamayo, guitar  (Virgo Prod 106 CD)   2:46

            Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Cello Concerto in B-Flat WQ 171--Truls Mork, cello; Les Violons du Roy, Quebec/Bernard Labadie (VirginClas 6944920 CD)  22:59

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