Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Afternoon Classics - Wednesday, January 20, 2010

As John Zech notes on Composer's Datebook, "At one time all music was new." Today's program explores some "new" music and some "really new" music. We will start with Salieri to warm up the airwaves.

Les Danaïdes, Overture of Antonio Salieri, Michael Dittrich conducting the Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava.
Septet in E flat Major, Op. 20 of Ludwig van Beethoven performed by the Berlin Philharmonic Octet(minus one).
Symphony No. 1 in B flat minor of William Walton, this large symphony is performed by Paul Daniel and the English Northern Philharmonia.
Fandango by Padre Soler performed by Dagoberto Linhares, Maya Le Roux y Raymond Migy - guitars.
Overture to "L'italiana in Algeri by Gioachino Rossini. Gabriele Ferro conducts the Cappella Coloniensis.
Dust Dances by Derek Bermel performed by Gil Rose and the Boston Modern Orchestra Project.
Tempest Fantasy (2002) by Paul Moravec (after Shakespear of course). David Krakauer - clarinet and the Trio Solisti.
Voices, for clarinet and orchestra (1997) by Derek Bermel. Derek Bermel on clarinet; Gil Rose conducdting the Boston Modern Orchestra Project.
Partita by Sir William Walton, Paul Daniel and the English Northern Philharmonia.
Bagatelles, Op. 47 by Antonin Dvorak performed by the Alberni String Quartet plus.

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