Today's program will begin with three B's and then digress from there. First of all there is a bit of a digression in the three B's with Boccherini leading off the list and then followed by Beethoven and Brahms. Well, we all have our favorites!
Cello Concerto No 9 in Bflat, G 482 by Luigi Boccherini with Walter Môller on the cello and Hans-Martin Linde conducting the Linde Consort
Trio No. 7 in Bflat, Op. 97 "Archduke" by Ludwig van Beethoven performed by the Beaux Arts Trio
Symphony No. 1 in C minor, Op. 68 of Johnnes Brahms performed by Sir Charles Mackerras and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 of Felix Mendelssohn. Yehudi Mehunin on the violin and Efrem Kurz conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra. This is from The Great Recordings of the Century series..
Concerto No. 1 in C minor for piano, trumpet & orchestra, Op. 35 by Dmitri Shostakovich. Yefim Bronfman - piano; Thomas Stevens - trumpet and Esa-Pekka Salonen and the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 by Sergei Rachmaninov. Mariss Jansons and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Prelude & Fugue No. 23, Op. 87, in F major by Dmitri Shostakovich performed by Keith Jarrett - piano.