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Playlist #874: 2009-01-12

Monday, January 12th, 2009
John Field: Nocturne no. 2 in C minor (1812)
John O’Conor pf (Telarc CD-80199)
John Harbison: Oboe concerto (1990-91)
William Bennett ob / San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt cond (London 443 346-2)
Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber symphony no. 2 (1906/1939)
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / John/dt>
Craig Randal Johnson pf (Tonttu)
Toru Takemitsu: From me flows what you call time (1990)
BBC Symphony Orchestra / Andrew Davis cond (BBC Music Magazine v. 2, no. 11)
Igor Stravinsky: Suite from l’histoire du soldat (1920)
Strata (James Stern vn / Nathan Williams cl / Audrey Andrist pf (Arizona University Recordings 3097)
Einojuhani Rautavaara:Pelimannit (Fiddlers), op. 1 (1953)
Craig Randal Johnson (Tonttu)

Playlist #872: 2008-12-29

Monday, December 29th, 2008
Christian Lindberg: Of blood so red (Av blod sa rott)
Swedish Chamber Orchestra / Christian Lindberg cond (BIS-CD-1658)
Johannes Brahms: Violin sonata no. 2 in A major, op. 100
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg vn / Cecile Licad pf (EMI 7-49410- 2)
Bill Evans: Re: person I knew and time remembered
Kronos Quartet (David Harrington vn / John Sherba vn / Hank Dutt va / Joan Jeanrenaud vc) (Landmark 1510-2)

Playlist #870: 2008-12-15

Monday, December 15th, 2008
John Field: Nocturne no. 2 in C minor (1812)
John O’Conor pf (Telarc CD-80199)
John Harbison: Oboe concerto (1990-91)
William Bennett ob / San Francisco Symphony / Herbert Blomstedt cond (London 443 346-2)
Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber symphony no. 2 (1906/1939)
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin / John Mauceri cond (London 448 619-2)
John Field: Nocturne no. 1 in E-flat major (1812)
John O’Conor pf (Telarc CD-80199)

Playlist #866: 2008-11-17

Monday, November 17th, 2008
Henry Wolff: Ascension of the subtle body
Henry Wolff tin’sha bells / Nancy Hennings singing bowl, thilbu (Celestial Harmonies 13027-2)
Peter Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, op. 70
The Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Gerard Korsten cond (Deutsche Grammophon D 110467)
Jake Heggie: Winter Roses: Three Songs
Frederica von Stade ms / Jake Heggie pf (Flesh and Stone, Songs of Jake Heggie) (Classical Action)
John Cage: Ryoanji
Jeffrey Krieger elec vc (CRI 750)

Playlist #865: 2008-11-10

Monday, November 10th, 2008
Ursula Mamlock: From my garden (1983)
Roger Zahab vn (Truemedia D93317)
Aram Khachaturian: Trio (1932)
Strata (James Stern va / Nathan Williams cl / Audrey Andrist pf) (Arizona University Recordings 3097)
Henry Cowell: Three works for piano: Aeolian Harp (1923) / The Banshee 1925) / The Lilt of the Reel (1925)
Henry Cowell pf (CRI 750)
Harry Partch: Ulysses at the edge of the world (1960)
The Gate Five Ensemble of the University of Illinois (CRI 750)
Egon Wellesz: Symphony no. 7, op. 102 (1968)
Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien / Gottfried Rabi cond (cpo/ORF 999 808-2)

Playlist #862: 10-20-2008

Monday, October 20th, 2008
Michael Torke: Monday (1992)
London Sinfonietta / Lothar Zagrosek cond (Ecstatic 092204)
Nikolai Medtner: Forgotten melodies, op. 38 (1922)
Evgeny Svetlanov pf (Russian Disc 10 045)
Aaron Copland: Twelve poems of Emily Dickinson (1950)
Phillis Curtin sop / Aaron Copland pf (VAI 1194)

Playlist #860: 10-06-08

Monday, October 6th, 2008
Karen Tanaka: Crystalline II (1996)
Xak Bjerken pf (CRI 855)
Igor Stravinsky: Apollo (1947)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra / Simon Rattle cond (EMI D 163864)
Samuel Barber: String quartet op. 11 (1936)
Emerson String Quartet (Philip Setzer vn / Eugene Drucker vn / Lawrence Dutton va / David Finckel vc) (Deutche Grammophon 101392)
Johannes Brahms: He, zigeuner, from Zigeunerlieder op. 103 (1888)
Anne Sofie von Otter mz / Bengt Forsberg pf (Deutche Grammophone 429 727-2)

Playlist #859: 09-29-2008

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008
George Gershwin: Three preludes for piano (1926)
Michael Tilson Thomas pf (CBS Masterworks 42516)
Michael Tippett: Fantasia concertante on a theme of Corelli (1953)
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra / Christopher Hogwood cond (London D102952)
Antonín Dvořák: Mĕsíčku na nebi hlubokém (O moon high up in the deep sky) from Rusalka (1900)
Frederica von Stade mz / Boston Symphony Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa cond (Sony 46687)
Johannes Brahms: Intermezzi op. 117 (1892)
Ivo Pogorelich pf (Deutche Grammophon 437460-2)
Antonín Dvořák: Humoresque in E-flat minor, op. 101, no. 1 (1894)
Rudolf Firkušný pf (Sony 46687)

Playlist #857: 2008-09-15

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008
John Charlillo: Self-similarity (1992)
Roger Zahab vn / John Charlillo etronics (Truemedia D93317)
Terry Riley: The cusp of magic (2004)
Kronos Quartet (David Harrington, vn; b dm; peyote rattle; toys / John Sherba vn; perc / Hank Dutt va; toys / Jeffrey Zeigler vc; toys) / Wu Man pipa; toys (Nonesuch 360508)
Ram Narayan, arr. Kronos Quartet: Alap from Raga mishra bhairavi (1989)
Kronos Quartet (David Harrington shruti box / John Sherba tambura / Hank Dutt va / Jeffrey Zeigler vc) Terry Riley tambura / Wu Man electric sitar (Nonesuch 360508)

Playlist #855: 2008-09-01

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008
Hugo Wolf: Abschied (Farewell) (1888)
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Bar / Svjatoslaw Richter pf (Deutsche Grammophon 2530 584)
Lou Harrison: Concerto for pipa with string orchestra (1997)
Wu Man pipa / The New Professionals Orchestra / Rebecca Miller cond (Mode 140)
Joaquin Nin-Culmell: Tonadas, volume 1, nos. 1-8 (1956)
Maria Luisa Cantos pf (Marco Polo 8.223534)
Joaquin Nin-Culmell: Tonadas, volume 2, nos. 22, 24 (1956)
Alicia de Larrocha pf (London CS 6677)