Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Afternoon Classics - Tuesday, February 9, 2010

New music - old music - music to talk about. The mix for today will give one food for conversation if you're so inclined. We will start of with who is our favorite cellist?

Suite No. 2 for Solo cello in D minor, BWV 1008 of Johann Sebastian Bach, played here by Zwill Bailey - cello.
Piano Concerto No. 14 in E flat major, K449 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Written for a student by played here by Daniel Barenboim - piano & conducting the English Chamber Orchestra
Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27 by Sergei Rachmaninov - the reluctant composer, Paavo Järvi leading the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Overture to: "The Barber of Seville" by Giachino Rossini played by Thomas Schippers and the Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Violin Concerto (1935) by Alban Berg. Performed by Anne-Sophie Mutter - violin and James Levine conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Danzes Concertantes by Igor Stravinsky performed by Robert Craft and the Columbia Chamber Orchestra
Symphony No. 1 in G minor by Vasily Kalinnikov, influenced by Rimsky-Korsakov & Tchaikovsky! Theodor Kuchar conducting the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
Reverie and La Mer by David M. Matthew Kish; David Kish - piano and the Sushansky Ensemble.

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