Archive for April, 2007

Playlist #785: 2007-04-30

Monday, April 30th, 2007
Claude Debussy: Sonata for cello and piano, L. 135 (1915)
Mstislav Rostropovich vc / Benjamin Britten pf (Polygram 460974)
Benjamin Britten: Sonata in C, op. 65 (1961)
David Starkweather vc / Evgeny Rivkin pf (Oasis 574127)
Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes: Four sea interludes
Boston Symphony Orchestra / Leonard Bernstein cond (Deutsche Grammophon 431768-2)
Henryk Górecki: Symphony no. 3, op. 36 (1976)
Dawn Upshaw S / London Sinfonietta / David Zinman cond (Elektra Nonesuch 9 79282-2)

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Playlist #784: 2007-04-23

Monday, April 23rd, 2007
Edgard Varèse: Offrandes / Offerings: Chanson de là-haut / Song from on high; La croix du sud / The southern cross (1921)
Phyllis Bryn-Julson S / Orchestre National de France | French National Orchestra / Kent Nagano cond (Erato Musifrance 4509-92137-2)
Modest Musorgski: Картинки с выставки / Pictures from an exhibition: №4, Bydło / Cattle; №5, Балет невылупившихся птенцов / Ballet of the unhatched chicks (1874)
Sergei Prokofiev pf via Duo-Art roll 6591, rec. 1923 (Fonè 90 F 15 CD)
Sergei Prokofiev: Токката / Toccata, op. 11 (1912)
Sergei Prokofiev pf via Duo-Art roll 6391, rec. 1921 (Fonè 90 F 15 CD)
Aleksandr Skriabin: Prelude, op. 45 no. 3 (1905); Winged poem, op. 51 no. 3 (1906)
Sergei Prokofiev pf via Duo-Art roll 6512, rec. 1922 (Fonè 90 F 15 CD)
Sergei Prokofiev: Легенда / Legend, op. 12, no. 6 (ca. 1913)
Sviatoslav Richter pf (Philips 438 627-2)
Sergei Prokofiev: Четыре пьесы для фортепиано: №1, Танец; №4, Вальс / Four pieces for piano, Op. 32: no. 1, Dance; no. 4, Waltz (1918)
Sviatoslav Richter pf (Philips 438 627-2)
Sergei Prokofiev: Fantasia improvised on themes from Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Шехерезада / Scheherezade, op. 35 (1888 / 1926)
Sergei Prokofiev pf via Duo-Art roll 7001, rec. 1926 (Fonè 90 F 15 CD)
Anon.: Robaidh dona gòrach / Silly naughty Robbie (18th c.)
Laura Risk fiddle / Jacqueline Schwab pf (Dorian DOR-90264)
Franz Schubert: Der Wanderer / The wanderer, D. 489 (1816)
Hans Hotter BBar / Michael Raucheisen pf (Grammofono 2000 AB 78690)
Franz Schubert: Geheimes / Secret, D. 719 (1821)
Hans Hotter BBar / Michael Raucheisen pf (Grammofono 2000 AB 78690)

Playlist #783: 2007-04-16

Monday, April 16th, 2007
George Antheil: Symphony no. 5, “Joyous” (1947-48)
Vienna Philharmonia / Herbert Haefner cond (Other Minds 1003-2)
Henryk Górecki: Szeroka woda / Broad waters, op. 39: “Polne róże rwała” / “She plucked wild roses” (1981)
Lira Chamber Chorus / Lucy Ding cond (Elektra Nonesuch 79348, Miserere)
Claude Debussy: En blanc et noir / In white and black, L. 134 (1915)
Sviatoslav Richter, Benjamin Britten pf (M&A CD 709, rec. live, 1967 Aldeburgh Festival)
David Byrne: The Catherine wheel: “What a day that was” (1981)
David Byrne egtrs eb syns / John Cooksey dms / Steve Scales congas (Sire 3645-2)

Playlist #782: 2007-04-09

Monday, April 9th, 2007
Aulis Sallinen, arr. Kronos Quartet: Vinter var hård / Winter was hard (1989)
San Francisco Girls Chorus / Elizabeth Appling dir / Kronos Quartet: David Harrington, John Sherba vn / Hank Dutt va / Joan Jeanrenaud vc (Elektra Nonesuch P79181)
Samuel Barber: Quartet for strings in B minor, op. 11: II, Adagio (1936)
Kronos Quartet: David Harrington, John Sherba vn / Hank Dutt va / Joan Jeanrenaud vc (Elektra Nonesuch P79181)
Krzystof Penderecki: Ofiarom Hiroszimy – tren / Threnody for the victims of Hiroshima (1959-61)
Narodowa Orkiestra Symfoniczna Polskiego Radia w Katowicach | Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra / Krzystof Penderecki cond (EMI C 065-02 484)
Edgard Varèse: Amériques (1920-21)
Orchestre National de France | French National Orchestra / Kent Nagano cond (Erato Musifrance 4509-92137-2)
Edgard Varèse: Offrandes / Offerings: “La croix du sud” / “The southern cross” (1921)
Phyllis Bryn-Julson S / Orchestre National de France | French National Orchestra / Kent Nagano cond (Erato Musifrance 4509-92137-2)
Johannes Brahms: Intermezzo in C major, op. 119 no. 3 (1893)
Richard Goode pf (Elektra Nonesuch 79154-2)

Playlist #781: 2007-04-02

Monday, April 2nd, 2007
Henry Bishop: “Foresters, sound the cheerful horn”
Thomas Arne: “Sigh no more, ladies”
Thomas Arne: “Elegy on the death of Mr Shenstone”
The Hilliard Ensemble: David James Ct / Rogers Covey-Crump, John Potter, Paul Elliott T / Paul Hillier, Michael George, Michael Pearce B (Harmonia Mundi 901153)
Zoltán Kodály: Duo for violin and violoncello, op. 7 (1914)
Nils-Erik Sparf vn / Elemér Lavotha vc (BIS CD-172)
Krzystof Penderecki: Jutrznia / Utrenja, I, Złożenie Chrystusa do grobu / The entombment of Christ (1969-71)
Boris Carmeli Bprof / Chór Harcerski / Warsaw National Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir / Andrzej Markowski cond (Muza PNCD 018)
John McLaughlin: Wings of karma (1974)
Mahavishnu Orchestra: John McLaughlin egtr / Jean-Luc Ponty vn / Gayle Moran kbd & voc / Marsha Westbrook va / Carol Shive vn & voc / Philip Hirschi vc & voc / Narada Michael Walden dms / Ralphe Armstrong eb & voc / London Symphony Orchestra / Michael Tilson Thomas cond & pf (Sony CK 46111)