Thursday, August 6, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Thursday, August 6, 2009

Let the music roll for this Thursday. Once again a potpourri, however one that should be some fun. So here we go:

Concerto in G minor for 2 cellos, strings & basso continuo, RV 531 by Antonio Vivaldi. Yo-Yo Ma & Jonathon Manson - cellos, Ton Koopman conducting The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra.
String Quartet in C minor, Op. 35 (compl. by D'Indy) of Ernest Chausson performed by The Chilingirian Quartet.
Bachanianas Brasileiras No. 3 by Heitor Villa-Lobos. Nelson Freires - piano; Isaac Karabtchewsky conducting the Symphonic Orchestra of Brasil.
Metamorphosen modi XII, Theme and Variations for Orchestra by Ottorino Respighi. Geoffrey Simon at the podium leading the Philharmonia Orchestra.
Polonaise No. 1 in D minor, Op. 71 of Frederic Chopin. Ian Hobson at the piano.
Four Scottish Dances, Op. 59 by Sir Malcolm Arnold. Andrew Penny conducting the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
Philadelphia Stories for Orchestra (2001) by Michael Daugherty. Performed by Marin Alsopand the Colorado Symphony Orchestra.
Rondo in C major, Op. 73of Frederic Chopin. Ian Hobson at the piano.
Trois Petites Piéces montées (1920) by Eric Satie. Yutaka Sado and the Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux.
Noches en los Jardines de España of Manuel de Falla. Martha Argerich at the piano; Daniel Barenboim conducting the Orchestre de Paris.
Somerset Rhapsody by Gustav Holst David Lloyd-Jones leading the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
Serenade for Strings, Op. 20 of Sir Edward Elgar performed by Adrian Leaper with the Capella Istropolitana.

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