This is the first of September and a day for firsts as we experience some new releases from Telarc.
12 Variations on "Ein Mädchen oder ein Weibchen by Ludwig van Beethoven. Zvill Bailley - cello; Simone Dinnerstein - piano.
III. Allegro from the Concerto for violin & piano & string orchestra by Felix Mendelssohn. Caroline Goulding - violin, Christopher O'Riley - piano and Erich Kunzel conducting the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.
Hector the Hero and Hey Johnny, Cope, etc. Traditional. Caroline Goulding - violin, Janine Randall - piano.
La Gitana by Fritz Kreisler, Caroline Goulding - violin, Janine Randall - piano.
Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056 of Johann Sebastian Bach. Hilda Huang - piano; Erich Kunzel and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.
Never Far Away for Harp and Orchestra by Bright Sheng. Yolanda Knodanassis - harp; Jahja Ling and the San Diego Symphony Orchestra.
Prolugue to 'Der Dreigroschenoper by Kurt Weil and Bertolt Brecht. John Mauceri conducting the RIAS Orchestra & Choir.
Barbara Song & Jenny the Pirate from the Three Penny Opera by Kurt Weil, Bertolt Brecht. Lotte Lenya - vocal; Roger Bean conducting an unnamed orchestra.
Third Finale to the Three Penny Opera of Kurt Weil and Bertolt Brecht. John Mauceri conducting the RIAS Orchestra & Choir.
The River by Virgil Thomson. Richard Kapp leading the Philharmonia Virtuosi.
Symphony No. 2 by Virgil Thomson. James Sedares conducting New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
String Quartet No. 5 in B flat, Op. 92 by Dmitri Shostakovich preformed by The Fitzwilliam Quartet.
Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber. Robert Spano conducting the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.