Thursday, July 9, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Thursday, July 9, 2009

There are three birthdays today. The violinist/composer Henryk Wieniawsky who was more known for his violin virtuosity, and the only Italian composer known for his orchestral scores Ottorino Respighi, and the American composer David Diamond.

Ancient Airs & Dances, Suite No. 3 Ottorino Respighi Jesus Lopez-Cobos Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
The Ballad of the Gnomes Geoffrey Simon The Philharmonia Orchestra
Belkis: Queen of Sheba Geoffrey Simon The Philharmonia Orchestra
Piano Concerto in A minor (1902) Konstantin Scherbakov - piano; Howard Griffiths Slovak Radio Orchestra
Brazilian Impressions Jesus Lopez-Cobos Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Concerto for Violin & Orch in F#minor, Op. 14 Henryk Wieniawsky Gil Shaham - violin; Lawrence Foster London Symphony Orchestra
Rounds for String Orchestra David Diamond Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Concert Piece for Flute and Harp David Diamond The Glorian Duo
Violin Concerto No. 2 (1947) David Diamond Ilkka Talvi - violin; Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Concerto for Small Orchestra David Diamond Gerard Schwarz Seattle Symphony Orchestra

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