Saturday, November 22 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Steve Howe: “Mood for a Day,” Yes, from “Fragile,” 1972 [Atlantic 82667-2].

:07—Vivaldi: Concerto Grosso in D minor, Op. 3, No. 11, Steve Howe, guitars [Atlantic 65341].

:13—Brahms: “Cans and Brahms,” Rick Wakeman, synth, from “Roundabout,” Yes, 1972 [Atlantic 82667-2].

:15—Beethoven: Triple Concerto, excerpt, William Orbit, synth, from “Pieces in a Modern Style,” [WEA 398 428 957-2].

:21—The Nice: Intermezzo (from Sibelius’s Karelia Suite), The Nice, from “Ars Longa, Vita Brevis,” 1968, Keith Emerson, synth; Lee Jackson, bass; Davy O’List, guitar; Brian Davison, drums [ESM CD 646].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Chick Corea: “Spain,” second and third movements, Chick Corea w/Steven Mercurio, London Philharmonic [Sony 61799-2].

:45—Alberto Ginastera: Piano Concerto No. 1, finale, Dora De Marinis, piano, w/Julio Malaval, Sloval Radio Symphony [Naxos 8.555283].

:52—Emerson Lake & Palmer: “Toccata,” from “Brain Salad Surgery,” 1973 [Rhino 72459-2].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Steve Howe: “Mood for a Day,” Steve Howe with David Palmer, London Philharmonic [RCA Victor 61938-2].

:08—Frank Zappa: “Igor’s Boogie,” Ensemble Ambrosius [Musical Heritage Society 5163433].

:10-- Frank Zappa: “Igor’s Boogie,” Omnibus Wind Ensemble [Opus 19423].

:12—The Nice: “Acceptance” (from Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3), The Nice, from “Ars Longa, Vita Brevis,” 1968, Keith Emerson, synth; Lee Jackson, bass; Davy O’List, guitar; Brian Davison, drums [ESM CD 646].

:17—Grohl-Cobain-Novoselic: “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” The Bad Plus, from “These Are the Vista” [Columbia 87040].

:23—Jon Anderson: “Long Distance Runaround,” Wendy Lewis w/The Bad Plus, from “For All I Care” [Heads Up 3148].

:27—John Cage: “In a Landscape,” William Orbit, synth, from “Pieces in a Modern Style,” [WEA 398 428 957-2].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Igor Stravinsky: “Rite of Spring,” The Bad Plus, from “Rite of Spring,” Reid Anderson, bass and electronics; Ethan Iverson, piano; David King drums [Columbia 02405 2].

:39-- Igor Stravinsky: “Rite of Spring,” Hubert Laws, flute w/Ron Carter, bass; Dave Friedman, vibes; Bob James, piano; Wally Kane, bassoon; and others; arranged by Dave Sebesky [Epic ZK 45479].

:48—Gyorgy Legeti: Etude No. 8, The Bad Plus, from “For All I Care” [Heads Up 3148].

:52—Heart: “Barracuda,” Wendy Lewis w/The Bad Plus, from “For All I Care” [Heads Up 3148].

:56—Frank Zappa: “Night School,” Ensemble Ambrosius [Musical Heritage Society 5163433].

Saturday, November 15 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Haydn: Sym. No. 1, first move., Adam Fischer, Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra [Nimbus 5426].

:10—Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 14 D major, middle move., Emanuel Ax, piano [Sony 89363].

:16—Haydn: Sym. No. 99, slow move., Roger Norrington, The London Classical Players [EMI 106 210].
:24—Haydn: Sym. No. 96 in D major, “The Miracle,” finale, Colin Davis, Concertgebouw Amsterdam [Philips 442 611-2].

:28—Haydn: Divertimento in G major, minuet, Musicians of the Old Post Road [Titanic 219].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Haydn: Sym. No. 94, “Surprise,” slow move., Nigel Simpson, Royal Promenade Orchestra [Quintessence 2030].

:36—Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 35 in A flat major, finale, Emanuel Ax, piano [Sony 89363].

:41—Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante, first move., Adam Fischer, Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra [Nimbus 5417/8].

:51—Haydn: Piano Trio in G major, finale, The Gryphon Trio [Fleur de lys 3104].

:55—Haydn: Trumpet Concerto, finale, Wynton Marsalis, trumpet w/Raymond Leppard, National Philharmonic Orchestra [MK 37846].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Haydn: Sym. No. 1, finale, Adam Fischer, Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra [Nimbus 5426].

:07—Haydn: Sym. No. 100, “Military,” finale, Colin Davis, Concertgebouw Amsterdam [Philips 442 614-2].

:13—Haydn: Sym. No. 101, “Clock,” second move., Colin Davis, Concertgebouw Amsterdam [Philips 442 614-2].

:20—Haydn: Sym. No. 93, minuet, Colin Davis, Concertgebouw Amsterdam [Philips 442 614-2]..

:25-- Haydn: Piano Trio in A major, finale, The Gryphon Trio [Fleur de lys 3104].

:27—Haydn: Divertimento in G major, finale, Musicians of the Old Post Road [Titanic 219].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Haydn: Sym. No. 26, “Lamentations,” first move., Adam Fischer, Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra [Nimbus 5683/7].

:35—Haydn: Quartet in B minor, finale, Kodaly Quartet [Naxos 8.550788].

:40—Haydn: Sym. No. 49 in F minor, “The Passion,” finale, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra [DG 419 607-2].

:44—Haydn: “Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross,” finale, Julius Rudelm Orchestra of St. Luke’s [MusicMasters 60238].

:46—Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Haydn, theme, Roger Norrington, London Classical Players [EMI 54286].

:48—Haydn: Sym. No. 88, finale, Bruno Weil, Tafelmusik [SK 66253].

:52—Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 52 in E flat major, finale, Glenn Gould, piano [Music & Arts 659].

:57—Haydn: Sym. No. 45 in F sharp minor, “Farewell,” finale, excerpt, Roy Goodman, The Hanover Band [Hyperion 66522].

Saturday, November 8 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Peter Schickele (1935- ): “Music at Dawn,” The Audubon Quartet [RCA Victor 7719-2].

:09—Irvin Fine (1914-1962): Coda from Partita for Woodwind Quintet, Lieurance Woodwind Quintet [Summit 149].

:13--Irvin Fine (1914-1962): “Serious Song: A Lament for String Orchestra,” Gerard Schwarz, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra [Nonesuch 79002].

:24—Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987): “Pastorale,” 1943, Lieurance Woodwind Quintet [Summit 149].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Jennifer Higdon (1962- ): “Secret and Glass Gardens,” Mary Kathleen Ernst, piano [[Innova 868].

:40—Arthur Bloom (1964- ): “Life is Like a Box of Chocolates,” David Alan Miller, Albany Symphony [Troy 354].

:50—Max Schubel (1932-2010): “Guale: The Gold Coast of Georgia,” excerpt, 1976, Jacques Houtmann, Richmond Symphony [Opus One 190].

:56—Frank Zappa (1940-1993): “Dog Breath Variations” and “Uncle Meat,” Ensemble Modern [Barking Pumpkin 71600].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Elliott Carter (1908-2012): Fanfare from “Canonic Suite for a Quartet of Alto Saxophones,” 1939, Aurelia Saxophone Quartet [Challenge Classics 72005].

:06—Elliott Carter (1908-2012): Woodwind Quintet, 1948, first move., Lieurance Woodwind Quintet [Summit 149].

:10—Elliott Carter (1908-2012): Elegy, 1939, rev. 1952, Gerard Schwarz, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra [Nonesuch 79002].

:15--Elliott Carter (1908-2012): Tarantella from “Canonic Suite for a Quartet of Alto Saxophones,” Aurelia Saxophone Quartet [Challenge Classics 72005].

:17—Roque Cordero (1917-2008): First Miniature for Orchestra, Paul Freeman, Chicago Sinfonietta [3534].

:19—Peter Boyer (1970- ): “Silver Fanfare,” Peter Boyer, London Philharmonic [Naxos 8.559769].

:24—Vivian Fung (1975- ): “Keeping Time,” 2011, Mary Kathleen Ernst, piano [[Innova 868].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30--Paul Hart (1945- ): “South Bank,”from Concerto for Guitar and Jazz Orchestra, John Williams, guitar, w/Paul Hart, National Youth Jazz Orchestra [CBS 42332].

:42—Peter Schickele (1935- ): Quartet No. 1, “American Dreams,” excerpt from first move.,  Audubon Quartet [RCA Victor 7719-2].

:44—Danny Elfman: “Pee Wee’s Playhouse,” Suite IV, from “Music for a Darkened Theatre” [MCA 11350].

:46—Paul Moravec (1957- ): Chamber Symphony, third move., 2003, Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival [Naxos 8.559393].

:50—Kevin Kaska (1972- ): Capriccio for Flute & Seven Instruments, excerpt, Paul Fried w/the Los Angeles Chamber Artists [DR 1008].

:54—John Coltrane (1926-1967): “Moment’s Notice,” Turtle Island String Quartet [Telarc 80684].

Saturday, November 1 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Bach: Prelude & Fugue in B flat, BWV 898, Glenn Gould, piano [Sony 52595-2].

:10—Bach: Fugue No. 7 in E flat major, from WTC Book II, Trevor Pinnock, harpsichord [Archiv 435 795-2].

:12—Bach, arr. Mozart: Fugue No. 14 in G minor, from WTC Book II, L’Archibudeli (string trio) [SK 46497].

:15—Dave Brubeck: Chromatic Fantasy sonata, third move., fugue, John Salmon, piano [Naxos 8.559212].

:20—Bach, arr. John Lewis: Fugue No. 4 from WTC Book I, John Lewis Sextet, from “The Bridge Game,” [Philips 826 698-2].

:27—Hindemith: Fugue No. 2 in G from “Ludus Tonalis,” 1942, Boris Berezovsky, piano [Warner Clsssics 63412-2].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Bach: Fugue in D minor, BWV 913, Robert Aldwinkle, harpsichord [MCA 5924-2].

:35—Beethoven: Fugue from the Diabelli Variations, Michael Oelbaum, piano [Bridge 9010].
:39—Mozart: 41st Symphony, finale, excerpt, Karl Bohm, Berlin Philharmonic [DG 447 416-2].

:43—Beethoven: “Hammerklavier” Sonata No. 29, concluding fugue, Emil Gilels, piano, 1983 [DG 410 527-2].

:48—Mozart: “Kyrie Elision,” from Requiem, Philippe Herreweghe, The Royal Chapel Vocal Collegium and Orchestra of the Chamos-Elysees [Harmonia Mundi 901 620].

:52—Tchaikovsky: “Little Russian” Symphony, finale, Claudio Abbado, Chicago Symphony [MK 39359].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Bach: Fugue No. 2 in C minor from WTC Book I, BWV 847, Glenn Gould, piano [M3K 42266].

:06—Bach: Fugue No. 2 in C minor from WTC Book I, BWV 847, Swingle Singers [Philips]

:08—Gentle Giant: “Knots,” Gentle Giant, from “Octopus,” [Columbia 32022].

:11—Gentle Giant: “On Reflection,” Gentle Giant, from “Free Hand,” [EMI 00032]. 

:17—Gentle Giant: “Edge of Twilight,” from “Acquiring the Taste,” [Vertigo 842 917-2].

:20—Bach: “Little Fugue” in G minor, The Mighty Tubadours (tubas and euphoniums) [Crystal 420].

:24-- Hindemith: Fugue No. 5 in E from “Ludus Tonalis,” 1942, Boris Berezovsky, piano [Warner Classics 63412-2].

:26—John Lewis: “Vendome,” Modern Jazz Quartet [Jazz Life 267 380 2].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Bach: Fugue No. 4 in C sharp minor from WTC Book II, BWV 873, Glenn Gould, piano [M3K 42266].

:32—Schumann: Kleine Fuge, from “Album for the Young,” Rico Gulda, piano [Naxos 8.555711].

:34—Britten: Fugue from “The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra,” Neeme Jarvi, Bergen Philharmonic [BIS 420]

:37—Thijs Van Leer: “Carnival Fugue,” Focus, from Focus III [Red Bullet 66.189].

:39—P.D.Q. Bach: “Fuga Meshuga,” Jorge Mester, The New York Pick-up Ensemble [Telarc 80376].

:42—P.D.Q. Bach: “The Grossest Fugue,” Jorge Mester, The New York Pick-up Ensemble [Telarc 80376].

:46—Bach: Fugue in G minor, BWV 542, Marie-Claire Alain, organ [Erato 91931-2].

:52—Bach: Fugue in G minor, BWV 542, Jacques Loussier Trio [Decca 157 893-2].