Saturday, October 25 2014

--FIRST HALF HOUR—

:04—Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975): Sym. No. 2, “To October,” excerpt, Bernard Haitink, London Philharmonic [London 421 131-2].

:06—Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1 , first move., 1933, Derek Han, piano, w/Paul Freeman, Chicago Sinfonietta [ProArte 551].

:18—Dmitri Shostakovich: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, finale, David Oistrakh, violin w/Dmitri Mitropoulos, New York Philharmonic [Sony 63327-2].

:22—Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, first move., Raphael Wallfisch, cello, w/Geoffrey Simon, English Chamber Orchestra [Chandos 8322].

--SECOND HALF HOUR—

:30—Dmitri Shostakovich: Sym. No. 5, first move., Mstislav Rostropovich, National Symphony [DG 410 509-2].

:46--Shostakovich: Sym. No. 9, second move., Yoel Levy, Atlanta Symphony [Telarc 80215].

:56--Shostakovich: Sym. No. 1, second move., Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Ministry of Culture State Symphony [Melodiya 1013].

--THIRD HALF HOUR—

:04—Dmitri Shostakovich: Galop from “The Gadfly,” Paul Freeman, Chicago Sinfonietta [ProArte 551].

:07—Shostakovich: Sym. 9 in E flat major, first move., Yoel Levi, Atlanta Symphony [Telarc 80215].

:13—Shostakovich: Sym. No. 1, in F minor, first move., Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Ministry of Culture State Symphony [Melodiya 1013].

:22—Shostakovich: Sym. No. 1, finale, Neeme Jarvi, Scottish National Orchestra [Chandos 8411].

--FOURTH HALF HOUR—

:30—Shostakovich: Foxtrot, from Suite No. 1 for Jazz Band, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Ministry of Culture State Symphony [Melodiya 156].

:34—Shostakovich: Sym. No. 4, middle move., Esa-Pekka Salonen, Los Angeles Philharmonic [DG B0016868-2].

:37—Shostakovich: Sym. No. 15, finale, excerpt, Ladislav Slovak, Czechoslovak Radio Symphony of Bratislava [Naxos 8.550624].

:41—Shostakovich: Sym. No. 10, scherzo, Andrew Litton, London Philharmonic [Virgini 61134].

:46—Shostakovich: Sym. No. 3, “The First of May,” Bernard Haitink, London Philharmonic [London 421 131-2].

:51—Shostakovich: Sym. No. 12, “The Year 1917,” finale, James DePreist, Helsinki Philharmonic [Ondine 846].

:55—Shostakovich: Sym. No. 11, “1905,” finale, excerpt, Leopold Stokowski, Houston Symphony [EMI 47419-2].

Saturday, October 18 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Paul Hindemith (1895-1963): Recorder Trio, middle move., 1932, Musica Dolce Recorder Ensemble [BIS 159].

:07—Paul Hindemith (1895-1963): Organ Sonata No. 3, finale, 1940, Elisabeth Ullmann, organ [Teldec 8.44067].

:09—Paul Hindemith (1895-1963): Morning Music, finale, 1932, Malmo Brass Ensemble [BIS 159]

:11—Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958): Intrada from Concerto Grosso for Strings, 1950, Bryden Thomson, London Symphony [Chandos 8629].

:14—Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958): Entr’acte from “The Wasps,” 1909, James Judd, Liverpool Philharmonic [Naxos 8.572304].

:17—Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958): Epilogue from “Job,” 1930, Adrian Boult, London Symphony [EMI 69710 2].

:20—Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006): Little Suite No. 1, prelude, 1955, Jerry Junker, Dallas Wind Symphony [Reference RR-66CD].

:23—Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006): Welsh Dance No. 4, 1988, Andrew Penny, Queensland Symphony [Naxos 8.553526].

:26—Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006): Serenade for Small Orchestra, finale, 1950, Donald Barra, San Diego Chamber Orchestra [Koch 3-7134-2].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936): Sym. No. 5, scherzo, Alexander Anissimov, Moscow Symphony [Naxos 8.553660].

:36—Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936): “From the Middle Ages,” “The Troubadour’s Serenade,” Konstantin Krimets, Moscow Symphony [Naxos 8.553537].

:41—Alexander Glazunov (1865-1936): Autumn, finale, from “The Seasons,” Alexander Anissimov, Moscow Symphony [Naxos 8.553915].

:44—Kent Kennan (1913-2003): Finale from Scherzo, Aria and Fugato for oboe and piano, Kethleen Turner, oboe, and Felicity Coltman, piano [Pierian 0017].

:47—Kent Kennan (1913-2003): Promenade from Three Pieces for Orchestra, Howard Hanson, Eastman Rochester Orchestra [Mercury 434 307-2].

:48—Kent Kennan (1913-2003): Quintet for Piano & Strings, finale, Piernan Quart plus Felicity Coltman, piano [Pierian 0017].

:51—Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978): Dance of a Slave from “Spartacus,” 1956, Neeme Jarvi, Scottish National Orchestra [Chandos 8927].

:54—Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978): Mazurka from “Masquerade,” 1944, Stanley Black, London Symphony [London 448 252-2].

:57—Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978): Sabre Dance, 1942, Andre Anichanov, St. Petersburg State Symphony [Naxos 8.550800].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990): “Fanfare for JFK,” Jorge Meister, London Philharmonic [Koch3-7012-2].

:05—Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990): “Rondo for Lifey,” Marco Tamburini, trumpet; Stefano Bollani, piano [Fabula 29906-2].

:06—Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990): “Prelude, Fugue & Riffs,” second and third moves., Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic [Sony 60559]. Benny Goodman on clarinet.

:12—Joaquin Turina (1882-1949): Fantasy for Violin, Cello and Piano, middle move., 1936, Trio Arbos [Naxos 8.555870].

:15—Joaquin Turina (1882-1949): Sonata for Guitar, first move., Friedemann Wuttke, guitar [Profil 4022].

:19—Joaquin Turina (1882-1949): Piano Trio No. 2, middle move., Trio Arbos [Naxos 8.555870].

:22—Leos Janacek (1854-1928): Celadna Dance, from Lachian Dances, 1893, Frantisek Jilek, Brno Philharmonic [Supraphon 0282].

:24—Leos Janacek (1854-1928): Idyll for String Orchestra, scherzo, 1878, Iona Brown, Norwegian Chamber Orchestra [Chandos 9816].

:27—Leos Janacek (1854-1928): Opening movement from Sinfonietta, Op. 60, 1926, Simon Rattle, Philharmonia Orchestra [EMI 47048 2].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Virgil Thomson (1896-1989): Fanfare from “Family Portrait,” Christopher Larkin, Gabrieli Brass Ensemble [Helios 55018].

:31—Virgil Thomson (1896-1989): “The Plow that Broke the Plains,” prelude and pastorale, Ronald Corp, New London Orchestra [Helios 55169].

:35—Virgil Thomson (1896-1989): “Symphony on a Hymn Tune,” third move., James Bolle, Monaknock Festival Orchestra [Albany 017-2].

:39—Pierre Boulez (1925- ): “Notations,” fourth piece, 1945, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano [DG 445 833-2].

:40—Pierre Boulez (1925- ): Piano Sonata No. 1, second move., 1946, Claude Helffer, piano [Auvidis/Naïve].

:41—Pierre Boulez (1925- ): “Explosante-Fixe,” or, “Always Exploding,” excerpt, 1972, Pierre Boulez, Ensemble Intercontemporain [DG 445 833-2].

:42—Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782): Symphonie in G minor, finale, Peter Szuts, Concerto Armonico [Brilliant 99785/4].

:45—Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782): Sinfonia Concertante in G, middle move., Ross Pople, London Festival Orchestra [Brilliant 99785/5].

:50—Johann Christian Bach (1735-1782): Symphonie in C major, finale, Peter Szuts, Concerto Armonico [Brilliant 99785/4].

:52--Darius Milhaud (1892-1974): Overture from “Suite,” 1936, Ian Hobson, Sinfonia da Camera [Arabesque 6569].

:54--Darius Milhaud (1892-1974): Serenade from Suite after Corrette, David Theodore, oboe; Roger Fallows, clarinet; Robert Jordan, bassoon [Chandos 6536].

:56—Darius Milhaud (1892-1974): “Suite provencale,” first move.,  Jean-Claude Casadesus, Lille National Orchestra [Naxos 8. 557287].

Saturday, October 11 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 2 in C minor, Andras Schiff, piano [London 411 974-2].

:06--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 2 in C minor, Peter Watchom, harpsichord [Musica Omnia 0208].

:08—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 6 in E major, Andras Schiff, piano [London 411 974-2].

:12--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 6 in E major, Glenn Gould, piano [M2K 42269].

:15—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 7 in E minor, Andras Schiff, piano [London 411 974-2].

:17--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 7 in E minor, Glenn Gould, piano [M2K 42269].

:18--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 14 in B flat major, Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord [Vivarte 62572 CD2].

:20— Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 14 in B flat major, Andras Schiff [London 411 974-2].

:22--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 14 in B flat major, Wendy Carlos, synth [MK 7194].

:25-- Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 15 in B minor, Andras Schiff, piano [London 411 974-2].

:27--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 15 in B minor, Glenn Gould, piano [M2K 42269].

:28--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 15 in B minor, Don Dorsey, synth, from “Bachbusters” [Telarc 80123].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—“Bach”: Invention No. 1, David Cope, computer [CRC 2184].

:31—“Bach”: Invention No. 2, David Cope, computer [CRC 2184].

:34—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 1 in C major, Don Dorsey, synth, from “Bachbusters,” [Telarc 80473].

:36—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 8 in F major, Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord [Vivarte 62572 CD2].

:37--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 8 in F major, Glenn Gould, piano [M2K 42269].

:38--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 8 in F major, Eugen Cicero Trio (Cicero, piano; w/Wilhelm Krumbach, organ) [Belaphon 216].

:42--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 8 in F major, Wendy Carlos, synthesizer, from “Switched-On Bach 2000” [Telarc 80323].

:43--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 8 in F major, Don Dorsey, synth, from “Bachbusters” [Telarc 80123].

:44—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 5 in E-flat major, Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord [Vivarte 62572 CD2].

:46-- Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 5 in E-flat major, Glenn Gould, piano [M2K 42269].

:48-- Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 12 in A major, Don Dorsey, synth, from “Bachbusters” [Telarc 80123].

:50—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 3 in D major, Peter Watchom, harpsichord [Musica Omnia 0208].

:52-- Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 3 in D major, Andras Schiff, piano [London 411 974-2].

:55—Bach: Bach Street Prelude, Vanessa Mae [SI 901604]

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 1 in C major, Andras Schiff, piano [London 411 974-2].

:06--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 1 in C major, Glenn Gould, piano [M2K 42269].

:08--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 1 in C major, The Swingle Singers [Philips 824 703-2].

:10—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 13 in A minor, Andras Schiff, piano [London 411 974-2].

:12-- Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 13 in A minor, Glenn Gould, piano [M2K 42269].

:14--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 13 in A minor, Wendy Carlos, synth, from Switched-On Bach TWO [ESD 711].

:16--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 13 in A minor, Brian Withycombe Classical Jazz Project, Brian Withycombe, keyboards; Terry Miller, bass; Tommy Politzer, sax; Steve Campos, trumpet; Jerry Cortez, guitar; Paul VanWagoningen, drums [private release].

:21-- Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 13 in A minor, Eugen Cicero Trio (Cicero, piano; w/Wilhelm Krumbach, harpsichord; Henk Haverhoek, bass; Garcia Morales, drums) [Belaphon 216].

:26—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 13 in A minor, Brian Slawson, mallet instruments [MDK 47274].

:28--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 13 in A minor, Michael Silverman and the Classical Jazz Quartet [51802].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 4 in D minor, Wendy Carlos, synthesizer [ESD 81422].

:30—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 4 in D minor, Glenn Gould, piano [M2K 42269].

:31--Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 4 in D minor, Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele [Hitchhike 1109].

:32—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 4 in D minor, Eugen Cicero Trio (Cicero, piano; w/Wilhelm Krumbach, organ) [Belaphon 216].

:37—Bach: Three-Part Invention No. 8 in F major, Don Dorsey, synth, from “Busted,” [Telarc 80473]. THREE PARTS.

:39—Bach: Three-Part Invention (which?), New Swingle Singers [Virgin 45049-2].

:41—Bach: Three-Part Invention No. 10 in G major, Bela Fleck, banjo; Edgar Meyer, bass [Sony 92106].

:42—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 10 in G major, Don Dorsey, synth, from “Bachbusters [Telarc 80123].

:43-- Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 4 in D minor, Richard Stoltzmanm, clarinet w/Gary Burton, marimba; Romero Lubambo and Paul Meyers, guitars; Eddie Gomez, bass; Cyro Baptista, percussion [RCA Victor 63554-2].

:47-- Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 4 in D minor, Classical Jazz Quartet – Kenny Barron, piano; Stefon Harris, vibes; Ron Carter, bass; Lewis Nash, drums [KOB 10012].

Saturday, October 4 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Germain Tailleferre: “Pastorale,” Margot Dilmagliani, piano [Celebration 9902].

:07—Charles Tomlinson Griffes: “The Night Winds,” JoAnn Falletta, Buffalo Philharmonic [Naxos 8.559164].

:10—Nicolas Flagello: “Sea Cliffs,” David Amos, Sloval Radio Symphony [Naxos 8.559148].

:14—Alan Hovhaness: Sym. No. 63, first move., Stewart Robertson, Scottish National Orchestra [Naxos 8.559336].

:19—Douglas Moore: Sym. No. 2, third move., Ian Hobson, Sinfonia Varsovia [Albany 1042].

:22—Michael Torke: “Purple,” David Zinman, Baltimore Symphony [Argo 433 071-2].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—David Byrne: “High Life,” Balanescu Quartet [Argo 436 565-2].

:35—Nikolai Kapustin: Concert Etude, Op. 40, No. 1, Catherine Gordeladze, piano [Naxos 8.572272].

:38—Paul Moravec: “Ariel Fantasy,” eighth blackbird [Naxos 8.559267].

:43—Brahms: Sym. No. 3, third move., Gary Hasse and the New York Ensemble [GPR 58013].

:48—Omar Souleyman (Syrian): “La Sidounak Sayyada,” Kronos Quartet [Nonesuch 95573].

:53—Bach: Italian Concerto, finale, The Bassoon Brothers [Arundo 101].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Jack Stamp: “Cloudsplitter,”  Jack Stamp, Keystone Wind Ensemble [Citadel 88140].

:06—Maurice Emmanuel: “Suite Francaise,” gavotte, Emmanuel Villaume, Slovenian Philharminic [Timpani 1189].

:08—Milt Jackson/John Coltrane: “Bags and Trane,” [Atlantic 1368-2].

:16—Hampton String Quartet: “Live and Let Die,” from “The Off White Album” [Mona Lisa 21087].

:21—The Bad Plus: “Everybody Wants to Rule the World,” from “Prog” [Heads Up 3125].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—John Rutter: Rondeau from “Suite Antique,” Kevin Mallon, West Side Chamber Orchestra [Naxos 8.573146].

:33—Paul Williams & His Saxtet: “The Twister,” [personal recording].

:36—Maniacal 4: “Rosanna,” from “Carry On” [Armored 86308].

:45—Yellowjackets: “An Amber Shade of Blue,” [Mack Avenue 1073].

:49—Fred Tompkins: “Third Arch,”

:51—Slam Stewart: “Slam Bam,” Slam Stewart, bass; Milt Buckner, piano; Jo Jones, drums [Black & Blue 233027].

:55—Isaac Hayes: “Shaft,” Malik Adouane [personal recording].