Thursday, September 10, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Thursday, September 10, 2009

On a blustery fall day there is nothing better than staying inside and listening to good music while doing something that "needs to be done."

Overture The Magic Harp, Op. 27 of Friedrich Kuhlau. Michael Schønwandt conducting the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Violin Concerto in D, K 211 of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Itzhak Perlman - violin; James Levine and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Sonata for Cello & Piano in C, Op. 102, No. 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven. Zvill Bailey - cello; Simone Dinnerstein - piano.
Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14 of Hector Berlioz. Paavo Järvi conducting the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 42 by Sergei Rachmaninov. A classic recording of Arthur Rubenstein on the piano and Fritz Reiner conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Intruduction & Allegro appasionato, Op. 92 by Robert Schumann. This time with Sviatislav Richter at the piano, Stanislaw Wislocki conducting the Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra.
Rondo in C major, K 373 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Again Itzhak Perlman - violin; James Levine leading the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 45 of Gabriel Fauré. Emmanuel Ax - piano; Isaac Stern - violin; Jaime Laredo - viola; Yo-Yo Ma - Cello.
Tibetan love song and Tibetan Swing by Bright Sheng. Jahua Ling conducting the San Diego Symphony Orchestra.
Adagio in E major, K 261 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Once more with Itzhak Perlman - violin; James Levine and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

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