Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Happy St. Patrick's Day!
Welcome to a great St. Patrick's Day celebration of Irish (somewhat) music. The connection may be somewhat tenuous at times, however I think we shall be able to see the connection.
Arnold: Four Irish Dances Op. 126, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Penny conducting.
Beethoven: Three Irish Songs, without opus, Steven Stull, Kimberly LaGrange, Timothy Lefebvre, Linda Larson and Todd Geer.
Field: Sonata No. 1, Op. 1, John O'Conor at the piano.
Bridge: An Irish Melody, William Boughton with the English String Orchestra.
Vivaldi: Flute concerto Op. 10, No. 4 'Il Cardellino' James Galway flute and conducting the New Irish Chamber Orchestra.
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition; Barry Douglas (Irish) - piano.
Bach: Conceto in A minor, BWV 1056, James Galway, New Irish Chamber Orchestra.
Brahms: Intermezzo in E, Op. 116, No. 4, Barry Douglas - piano.
Tchaikovsky: String Quartet No. 1 in D, Op. 11 "Accordian" - The Ying Quartet.
Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture, Paavo Jarvi with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
Misakovsky: Concerto for cello & orchestra, Mischa Maisky - cello, Mikhail Pletnev conducting the Russian National Orchestra
Diamond: The Enormous Room, Gerard Schwarz, Seattle Symphony.
Brahms: Ballade in B, Op. 10, No. 4, Barry Douglas - piano.

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