Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Afternoon Classics, Wednesday, February 4, 2009

There are guests on today's program - Kyle Pickett and Dewayne Corbin - and we will be discussing the forthcoming performances in two venues. Dewayne will give a percussion recital and then Kyle will lead the Juneau Symphony in the concert this weekend featuring the Shostakovich Symphony No. 5.
Our music for the day included:
Mozart: Symphony No. 16 in C, K 128, Sir Neville Marriner & the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.
Beethoven: Trio No 2, Op. 1 No. 2, the Beaux Arts Trio
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47, Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic.
Stravinsky: Ragtime for 11 Instruments and Tango; Igor Stravinsky conducting member of the Columbia Symphony.
During the conversation with Kyle and Dewayne we played a piece feature percussion written by a composer whe will be performing tonight.
Steve Reich: Tehillin, Movement 4, Schoenberg Ensemble
Saint Saens: Danse macabre, Michel Plasson, Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Stravinsky: Song of the Nightingale Suite, Robert Craft, Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Prokofiev: Sonata for violin & piano in F minor, Op. 80, Gidon Kremer - violin; Martha Argerich - piano.

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