Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Afternoon Classics - Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Music today is from all over, well almost. A cross-section of first European and then American composers. To begin with:

L'autunno (Autumn) Cto #3 in F major by Antonio Vivaldi; Christina Day Martinson on the violin, Martin Pearlman directing the Boston Baroque.
Symphony No. 101 "The Clock" by Franz Joseph Haydn; Sir Charles Mackerras conducting the Orchestra of St. Luke's.
Slavonak Dances 1 & 3, Op. 46 of Antonin Dvorak; Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic.
Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18 of Sergei Rachmaninov (Rocky II) with Arthur Rubinstein at the piano; Fritz Reiner and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
The Pines of Rome by Ottorino Respighi; Jesus Lopez-Cobos conducting the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
String Quartet, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber. The Cleveland Quartet performing.
Sonata No. 1 for Violin & Piano by Ernest Bloch with Miriam Kramer - violin; Simon Over - piano .
American Landscapes for guitar & orchestra by Lukas Foss; Sharon Isbin in the guitar, Paul Wolf conducting the
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Serenades No.s 1 & 2, Op. 69 a & b by Jean Sibelius with Anne-Sophie Mutter on the violin; André Previn conducting the Staatskapelle Dresden.

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