Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Another bright sunny day in Juneau and more music. So much music and so little time! Anyway it is Mr. Glazunov's birthday and we will take a look at his music. But first -
Prelude to Khovanshchina, orch Shostakovich. The music of Modest Moussorgsky. Valery Gergiev and the Vienna Philharmonic.
String Quartet in E flat, Op. 51 by Antonin Dvorak performed by The Alban Berg Quartet.
Spring from the "Seasons" by Alexander Glazunov. Edo de Waart conducts The Minnesota Orchestra.
Characteristic Suite in D major, Op. 9 by Alexander Glazunov performed by Valeri Polyansky and the Russian State Symphony Orchestra.
Raymonda, Ballet Suite, Op. 57a by Alexander Glazunov. Yondani Butt conducsts the London Symphony Orchestra.
Concert Waltz No. 1 in D major, Op 47 by Alexander Glazunov. Valeri Polyansky once more with the Russian State Symphony Orchestra.
Concerto in E flat major for saxophone & orchestra by Alexander Glazunov. Gary Louie on the saxophone, Vladimir Lande conducting the St. Petersburg State Academic Orchestra.
Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 82, of Alexander Glazunov performed by Julia Kraskos - violin; Valeri Polyansky and the Russian State Symphony Orchestra.
Concert Waltz No. 2 in F major, Op. 51 by Alexander Glazunov. Valeri Polyansky leading the Russian State Symphony Orchestra.
Symphony No. 7 in F major, Op. 77 by Alexander Glazunov. Tadaaki Otaka conducting the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Serenade for string orchestra, in C, Op. 48 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Herbert von Karajan conducting the Berlin Philharmonic

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