Friday, February 17, 2012

Afternoon Classics, February 17, 2012

Hosted by Larry West

Aaron Copland, Nonet for 3 violins, 3 violas and 3 cellos (1961)
English Symphony Orchestra, William Boughton
Nimbus 1997

Howard Ferguson, Concerto for Piano and Strings (1952)
Northern Sinfonia, Peter Donohoe
Naxos 2005

Joaquín Clerch (b. 1965), Preludios de Primavera: Homenaje à Francisco Tárrega
Michalis Kontaxakis, guitar
Naxos 2006

Johann Friedrich Fasch (1866-1758), Concerto in F for 2 horns, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, strings and continuo
New Bach Collegium Musicum Leipzig, Max Pommer
Capriccio 2005

Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto in D, Op. 35 (1878)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Harding; Ray Chen, violin
Sony 2012

Howard Ferguson, Violin Sonata No. 1, Op. 2 (1931)
Jascha Heifetz, violin; Lillian Steuber, piano
RCA Red Seal 2011

Luis Enríque Bacalov, Triple Concerto for bandoneón, soprano, piano and orchestra (2003)
Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra, Gisele Ben-Dor; Juan Jose Mosalini, bandoneón; Virginia Tola, soprano; Luis Enríque Bacalov, piano
Delos 2005

Frédéric Chopin, Polonaise-Fantasie in A-flat, Op. 61 (1846)
Frederick Moyer, piano
JRI Recordings 2000


Next week: a guess-who performance of Beethoven's 7th Symphony, two works by the American composer Paul Creston, and much more.

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