This is a very musical week throughout history and we will be sampling some of the high points of that history:
Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067 of Johann Sebastian Bach performed by Christopher Krueger - flute; Martin Pearlman leading the Boston Baroque.
Kammermusik No. 2, Op. 36, No. 1, of Paul Hindemith. Riccardo Chailly leading Members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
24 Caprices for soloe violin, Op. 1 (No.s 1-4) of Niccolo Paganini performed by James Ehnes - violin.
Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50 written by Peter Illjich Tchaikovsky and performed by the Trio Passionato.
Sonatina in C major for violin and piano by Niccolo Paganini performed by Denes Zsigmondy - violin; Anneliese Nissen - piano.
Polka from the Age of Gold Ballet, Op. 22 by Dmitri Shostakovich. Erich Kunzel conducts the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 of Sergei Rachmaninov. Arthur Rubenstein at the piano; Fritz Kreisler conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Kyrie & Gloria from "Mass" by Igor Stravinsky, the composer conducting a mixed chorusa and members of the Columbia Symphony.
Harmonica Concerto by Heitor Villa-Lobos. Robert Bonfiglio - harmonica; Gerard Schwarz and the New York Chamber Symphony.
Cello Concerto, Op. 85 by Sir Edward Elgar. Jacqueline Du Pre at the cello, Sir John Barbirolli conducting the London Symphony Orchestra.
Caprice No. 24 in A minor, Op. 1 by Niccolo Paganini performed by Denes Zsigmondy - violin; Anneliese Nissen - piano.