Saturday, July 26 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Carl Orff (1895-1982): “O Fortuna,” from “Carmina Burana,” Eugene Jochumn, Berlin Opera Chorus & Orchestra [DG 447 437-2].

:07—Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): “Gloria,” Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony & Chorus [Telarc 80105].

:10—Thracian trad.: “The Bleating Lamb,” from “Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares, Vol. I” [Elektra Nonesuch 79165-2].

:13—Carl Orff (1895-1982): “Behold the Spring,” and “Dance,” from “Carmina Burana,” Eugene Jochumn, Berlin Opera Chorus & Orchestra [DG 447 437-2].

:18—Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971): “Symphony of Psalms,” middle move., Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony & Chorus [Telarc 80105].

:22-- Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): “Introduction and Kyrie,” from Requiem, John Rutter, Cambridge Singers & London Sinfonia [Collegium 109].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Paul Hindemith (1895-1963): “Kyrie” from Mass, Uwe Gronostay, Danish National Radio Choir [Chandos 9413].

:34-- Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971): “Symphony of Psalms,” third move., Igor Stravinsky, CBC Symphony, 1963 [Columbia 42434-2].

:47—Bulgarian trad.: “Get Up My Daughter,” Bulgarian State Women’s Choir, 1983, from “Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares, Vol. II” [Elektra Nonesuch 79201-2].

:50—Karl Jenkins: “Cantus inequalis,” Miriam Stockley, lead singer, w/Karl Jenkins, London Philharmonic and Chorus [Virgin 67524-2].

:54—Bernard Kafka and Jay Graydon: “Kafka,” 1981, The Manhattan Transfer with Milcho Leviev, synth, Dean Parks, guitar, and Steve Gadd, drums [Atlantic 16036-2].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Karl Jenkins: “Adiemus,” Miriam Stockley, lead singer, w/Karl Jenkins, London Philharmonic and Chorus [Virgin 67524-2].

:09—Bulgarian trad.: “Pilentze Sings,” Philip Koutev, Bulgarian State Women’s Choir, from “Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares, Vol. I” [Elektra Nonesuch 79165-2].

:12—Carl Orff (1895-1982): “Shopkeeper, Give Me Color,” from “Carmina Burana,” Eugene Jochumn, Berlin Opera Chorus & Orchestra [DG 447 437-2].

:16—Karl Jenkins: “Sea of Crises,” from “Imagined Oceans,” Karl Jenkins and Musicians [Sony 60668=2].

:19—Maria Schneider: “The Pretty Road,” Dollison and Marsh, frpm “Vertical Voices: The Music of Maria Schneider,” [kydc 23905-2].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—David Crosby: “Critical Mass,” introduction to “To the Last Whale,” Crosby Stills & Nash (personal recording).

:32—Thracian trad.: “The Flute Plays,” Ensemble Trakia, 1982, from “Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares, Vol. II” [Elektra Nonesuch 79201-2].

:35—Karl Jenkins: “Song of Tears” from Adiemus II, “Cantata Mundi,” Karl Jenkins, London Philharmonic & Chorus [Sony 60282-2].

:45—Verdi: “Le Donne e Mobile,” Andre Kastelanetz, New York Philharmonic [CBS 44999-2].

:47—Gentle Giant: “Knots,” from “Octopus,” 1972 [Columbia 32022-2].

:53—Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor for Two Cellos, Bobby McFerrin, vocal, w/Peter Howard, cello, and McFerrin, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra [Sony 64600-2].

:57-- Karl Jenkins: “A Ma Ka Ma” from Adiemus II, “Cantata Mundi,” Karl Jenkins, London Philharmonic & Chorus [Sony 60282-2].

Saturday, July 19 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Theme, Roger Norrington, London Classical Players [EMI 54286 2].

:07—Hindemith: Philharmonic Concert, 1932, Theme, Werner Andreas Albert, Queensland Symphony [CPO 999 004-2].

:10—Beethoven: “Diabelli Variations,” theme and first variation, Michael Oelbaum, piano [Bridge 9010].

:13—Hindemith: Philharmonic Concert, 1932, Var. 4, Werner Andreas Albert, Queensland Symphony [CPO 999 004-2].

:18—Brahms: Sym. No. 4, finale, Georg Solti, Chicago Symphony [London 414 563-2].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Reger: Variations on a Theme of Bach, Var. 1+2, Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano [Hyperion 66996].

:33—Prokofiev: Sym. No. 2, second move., theme, Seiji Ozawa, Berlin Philharmonic [DG 435 027-2].

:35--Prokofiev: Sym. No. 2, second move., Var. 4, Neeme Jarvi, Scottish National Orch. [Chandos 8368].

:39—Walton: Variations on a Theme by Hindemith, theme, Vernon Handley, Bournemouth Symphony [EMI 49671 2].

:41—Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Var. 7, Roger Norrington, London Classical Players [EMI 54286 2].

:44—Reger: Variations on a Theme of Bach, Var. 7, Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano [Hyperion 66996].

:46—Hindemith: Philharmonic Concert, 1932, Var. 5, Werner Andreas Albert, Queensland Symphony [CPO 999 004-2].

:52—Walton: Variations on a Theme by Hindemith, Var. 8, Vernon Handley, Bournemouth Symphony [EMI 49671 2].

:53—Reger: Variations on a Theme of Mozart, Var. 6, Franz-Paul Decker, New Zealand Symphony [Naxos 8.553079].

:56—Britten: Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) & Orch., Var. 1+2, Peter Donohoe, piano w/Simon Rattle, City of Birmingham Symphony [EMI 73983-2].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04--Reger: Variations on a Theme of Mozart, theme, Franz-Paul Decker, New Zealand Symphony [Naxos 8.553079].

:07—Britten: Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) & Orch., theme, Simon Rattle, City of Birmingham Symphony [EMI 73983-2].

:09—Reger: Variations on a Theme of Mozart, Var. 4, Franz-Paul Decker, New Zealand Symphony [Naxos 8.553079].

:10--Britten: Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) & Orch., Var. 3, Peter Donohoe, piano w/Simon Rattle, City of Birmingham Symphony [EMI 73983-2].

:12—Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Var. 6, Roger Norrington, London Classical Players [EMI 54286 2].

:13—Hindemith: Philharmonic Concert, 1932, Var. 3, Werner Andreas Albert, Queensland Symphony [CPO 999 004-2].

:17--Prokofiev: Sym. No. 2, second move., Var. 5, Neeme Jarvi, Scottish National Orch. [Chandos 8368].

:20—Beethoven: “Diabelli Variations,” Var. 15, Michael Oelbaum, piano [Bridge 9010].
:21--Britten: Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) & Orch., Var. 9, Peter Donohoe, piano w/Simon Rattle, City of Birmingham Symphony [EMI 73983-2].

:23--Reger: Variations on a Theme of Hiller, Var. 4, Franz-Paul Decker, New Zealand Symphony [Naxos 8.553079].

:25--Britten: Diversions for Piano (Left Hand) & Orch., Var. 11 (finale), Peter Donohoe, piano w/Simon Rattle, City of Birmingham Symphony [EMI 73983-2].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, finale, Roger Norrington, London Classical Players [EMI 54286 2].

:35—Hindemith: Philharmonic Concert, 1932, finale, Werner Andreas Albert, Queensland Symphony [CPO 999 004-2].

:38—Walton: Variations on a Theme by Hindemith, finale, Vernon Handley, Bournemouth Symphony [EMI 49671 2].

:45—Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Handel, Var. 19, Emanuel Ax, piano [Sony 58046].

:46—Beethoven: “Diabelli Variations,” Var. 16-17, Michael Oelbaum, piano [Bridge 9010].

:48—Reger: Variations on a Theme of Mozart, finale, Franz-Paul Decker, New Zealand Symphony [Naxos 8.553079].

Saturday, July 12 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Franz Liszt (1811-1886): Consolation No. 3, Jorge Bolet, piano [London 444 851-2].

:09—Paul Dukas (1865-1935): Piano Sonata in E flat minor, third move., Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano [Hyperion 67513].

:19-- Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Etude, Book 1, No. 3, Jacques Rouvier, piano [Denon 2200].

:24—Erik Satie (1866-1925): Sarabande No. 3, Reinbert de Leeuw, piano [Philips 420 472-2].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Roy Harris (1898-1979): “Bells,” Geoffrey Burleson, piano [Naxos 8.559664].

:31—Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915): “Black Mass” (Sonata No. 9), Stephen Hough, piano [MusicMasters 60108].

:41—Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): “Tom Thumb,” Pascal Roge, piano [London 440 836-2].

:45—Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): “Waltz,” Pascal Roge, piano [Decca 475 042-2].

:47—Paul Hindemith (1895-1963): Piano Sonata No. 1, first move., 1936, Glenn Gould, piano [CBS 45689].

:51-- Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Etude, Book 2, No. 12 Jacques Rouvier, piano [Denon 2200.

:56—Roy Harris (1898-1979): “Recreation,” Geoffrey Burleson, piano [Naxos 8.559664).

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): “Pavane of the Girl at the Broken Water Fountain,” Pascal Roge, piano [London 440 836-2].

:06—Samuel Barber (1910-1981): Piano Sonata, Op. 26, second move., 1949, John Browning, piano [MusicMasters 67122].

:09—Paul Hindemith (1895-1963): Piano Sonata No. 3, second move., 1936, Glenn Gould, piano [CBS 45689].

:12—Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953): From “Fugitive Visions,” Op. 22, pieces 5-6-7, Boris Berman, piano [Chandos 8881].

:15—Robert Schumann (1810-1856): Theme, from “Album for the Young,” Rico Gulda, piano [Naxos 8.555711].

:18—Clara Schumann (1819-1896): Scherzo from Sonata, Jennifer Eley, piano [Koch 37197-2].

:21—Francis Poulenc (1899-1963): “Self-Contentment,” Pascal Roge, piano [Decca 475 042-2].

:23-- Erik Satie (1866-1925): “Three Cold Pieces,” Raymond Spasovsky, piano [ProArte 3439].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Etude, Book 1, No. 1, Jacques Rouvier, piano [Denon 2200].

:34—Bela Bartok (1881-1945): Nocturne from “Mikrokosmos,” Book IV, Claude Helffer, piano [Harmonia Miundi 90968].

:36—Dave Brubeck (1920-2012): Introduction to “Ansel Adams: America,” John Salmon, piano [Albany 1482].

:38—John Field (1782-1837): Nocturne No. 10 in E minor, John O’Conor, piano [Telarc 80199].

:41—Frederic Chopin (1810-1849): Prelude No. 20 in C minor, Dmitri Alexeev, piano [EMI 2182].

:43—Dave Brubeck (1920-2012): “Looking at a Rainbow,” John Salmon, piano [Naxos 8.559301].

:46-- Dave Brubeck (1920-2012): “Her Name is Nancy,” John Salmon, piano [Albany 1482].

:49—Thelonious Monk (1917-1982): “Ruby, My Dear,” Thelonious Monk, piano [Columbia 47854-2].

:55—Ray Noble (1903-1978): “Cherokee,” Marcus Roberts, piano, from “As Serenity Approaches,” [RCA Victor 63130-2].

Saturday, July 5 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Nicholas Flagello (1928-1994): “Symphony of the Winds,” finale, 1970, David Bertman, University of Houston Wind Ensemble [Naxos 8.573060].

:08—Cecil Effinger (1914-1990): Nocturne, Robert Davine, accordion [Crystal 160].

:13—Leo Sowerby (1895-1968): “Classic Concerto for Organ & Orch.,” first move., 1944, David Mulberry, organ, w/John Welsh, The Fairfield Orchestra [Naxos 8.559028].

:18—Easley Blackwood (1933- ): Sym. No. 5, first move., 1990, James DePreist, Chicago Symphony [Cedille 90162].

:27—Philip Glass (1937- ): “Company,” finale, Kronos Quartet [Elektra Nonesuch 79111-2].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—William Grant Still (1895-1978): Sym. No. 5, “Western Hemisphere,” second move., 1945, rev. 1970, John Jeter, Fort Smith Symphony [Naxos 8.559603].

:37—Roy Harris (1898-1979): Sixth Symphony, “Gettysburg,” 1944, first move., Keith Clark, Pacific Symphony [Varese Sarabande 47245].

:45—Charles Tomlinson Griffes (1884-1920): “Clouds,” JoAnn Falletta, Buffalo Philharmonic [Naxos 8.559164].

:50—Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000): “Khrimian Hairig,” 1948, Lars Ranch, trumpet w/Gerard Schwarz, Berlin Radio Symphony [Naxos 8.559294].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Walter Piston (1894-1976): “Tunbridge Fair,” 1950, Gene Corporon, Cincinati Wind Symphony [Klavier 11030].

:09—Ron Nelson (1929- ): “Rocky Point Holiday,” 1969, Jerry Junkin, Dallas Wind Symphomy [Reference Recordings RR-76].

:15—Howard Hanson (1896-1981): Sixth Symphony, second move., 1968, Gerard Schwarz, Seattle Symphony, 1989 [Naxos 8.559704].

:20—Easley Blackwood (1933- ): Sym. No. 5, finale, 1990, James DePreist, Chicago Symphony [Cedille 90162].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Jennifer Higdon (1962- ): Concerto for Orchestra, second move., Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony [Telarc 80620].

:35—Samuel Barber (1910-1981): “Medea’s Dance of Vengeance,” Andrew Schenck, Atlantic Sinfonietta [Koch 3-7361-2].

:42—Bernard Rogers (1893-1968): “Dance with Pennons,” from “Three Japanese Dances,” Frederick Fennell, Eastman Wind Ensemble [Mercury 432 754-2].

:44—Kent Kennan (1913-2003): “Campo del Fiori” from Three Pieces for Orchestra, 1939, Howard Hanson, Eastman Rochester Orchestra [Mercury 434 307-2].

:47—Cindy McTee (1953- ): “Circuits,” 1990, Leonard Slatkin, Detroit Symphony [Naxos 8.559765].

:53—Jeff Beal (1963- ): “Dialogue,” from “interchange,” Turtle Island String Quartet w/Neeme Jaqrvi, Detroit Symphony [Chandos 8331].