Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Afternoon Classics, Tuesday, June 1, 2010

For the first day of June we are having a day with "the usual suspects" or all our favorites. One should touch ground every now and then in order not to lose orientation.

Overture to "Don Giovanni" K 527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart performed by Bruno Weill and Tafelmusik
String Quartet in D minor, Op 76 No. 2 "Fifths" of Joseph Haydn the Emerson String Quartet doing the honors.
Symphony No. 39 G Minor by Joseph Haydn with Alexander Liebreich conducting the Munich Chamber Orchestra
Piano Sonata No. 9 in E major, Op. 14 No. 2 by Ludwig van Beethoven performed by Andras Schiff - piano
Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 of Ludwig van Beethoven, once again Bruno Weill and Tafelmusik
Piano Sonata No. 19 in G minor, Op. 49/2 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Andras Schiff - piano
Prelude to Die Meistersingner by Richard Wagner: Daniel Barenboim and the Chichago Symphony Orchestra
Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche by Richard Strauss. George Prete conducting the SWR Radio-Sinfonie Orchestra
String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10 by Claude Debussy performed by the Alban Berg Quartet
Concerto for Cello & Orch in B minor, Op. 104 of Antonin Dvorak: Mstislav Rostropovich - cello; von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic
Opening to "New Babylon" film music by Dmitri Shostakovichj, Leonid Grin conducts the Radio Symphonie Orchester Berlin

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