Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Afternoon Classics b- Thursday, May 20, 2009

On a casual Wednesday there is no theme - unless there are variations.
Boccherini:  String Quartet in G minor, Op. 24, No. 6 - Europa Galante performing.
Brahms:  Variations on a theme of Handel, Op. 24 - Awadagin Pratt at the piano.
Moussorgsky:  Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel) - Valery Gergiev conducting the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Rachmaninov:  Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini - Arthur Rubenstein at the piano, Fritz Reiner conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Martinu:  Symphony No. 4 - Arthur Fagen conducting the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine.
Martinu:  Sonata for 2 violins and piano (1932) - The Martinu Quartet.
Hindemith:  Kammermusik No. 3, Op. 36, No. 2 - Lynn Harrell on the cello and Riccardo Chailly conducting the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
Bax:  Piano Trio in B flat - the Borodin Trio.
Still:  Lyric Quartet - the Oregon String Quartet.

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