Saturday, March 28 2015

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): Sonata in D major, finale, Monica Jakuc, fortepiano [Titanic 214].

:08—Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): “Surprise Symphony,” second move., Nigel Simpson, Royal Promenade Orchestra [Quintessence 2030].

:15—Elgar: Sym. No. 2, third move., Andre Previn, London Philharmonic [Philips 454 250].

:24—Elgar: “Enigma Variations,” finale, John Eliot Gardiner, Vienna Philharmonic [DG 463 265].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Mozart: Overture to “Bastien et Bastienne,” K. 50, Leopold Hager, English Chamber Orchestra [Novalis 150 041].

:32—Mozart: Sym. No. 25, first move., Gunter Kehr, Mainz Chamber Orchestra, [Cameo 8814].

:35—Paul Dukas (1865-1935): Fanfare from “La peri,” Armin Jordan, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande [Erato 88089].

:38—Paul Dukas: (1865-1935): “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” Yan Pascal Tortelier, Ulster Orchestra [Chandos 24132].

:50—Arthur Honegger (1892-1935): “Death of Jean Valjean,” from “Les Miserables Suite,” 1927, Adriano, Czech Radio Symphony of Bratislava [Marco Polo 8.223134].

:53—Arthur Honegger (1892-1955): “Pacific 2-3-1,” Charles Dutoit, Bavarian Radio Symphony [Erato 88171].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Samuel Barber (1910-1981): Sym. No. 1, Op. 9, finale, David Zinman, Baltimore Symphony [Argo 436 288-2].

:08—Samuel Barber (1910-1981): “The School for Scandal,” Leonard Slatkin, Saint Louis Symphony [EMI 49463].

:17—Philip Glass (1937- ): Harpsichord Concerto, finale, 2002, Chris Lewis, harpsichord w/Kevin Mallon, West Side Chamber Orchestra [Naxos 8.573146].

:22—Philip Glass (1937- ): “Facades,” 1984, Christopher Warren-Green, London Chamber Orchestra [Virgin 91168].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Beethoven (1770-1827): Serenade for Flute & Piano, Op. 41, fifth move., Jean-Pierre Rampal and Robert Veyron-Lacroix [Vox 5000].

:32—Beethoven (1770-1827): Ninth Symphony, scherzo, Herbert von Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic [DG 447 401].

:44—Erik Satie: “Something Else,” Michel Plasson, Toulouse Capitole Orchestra [EMI 49471-2].

:45—Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No. 2, Raymond Spassovsky, piano [ProArte 3439].

:49—Aaron Copland (1900-1990): “The Witch’s Cauldron,” Jonathan Sheffer, Eos Orchestra [Telarc 80583].

:51—Aaron Copland (1900-1990): “Billy the Kid,” finale, David Zinman, Baltimore Symphony [Argo 440 639].

:54—Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978): “Dance of the Pirates,” Neeme Jarvi, Scottish National Orchestra [Chandos 8927].

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

Saturday, March 21 2015

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 29 in B major, “Hammerklavier,” second move., Emil Gilels, piano [DG 410 527-2].

:07—Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101, first move., Oxana Yablonskaya, piano [PPR 224 516].

:11—Beethoven: Piano Sonata in C minor, Op.13, “Pathetique,” middle move., Ronald Smith, piano [Nimbus 5034].

:17—Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major, Op. 53, “Waldstein,” first move., Emil Gilels, piano [DG 419 162-2].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31, “Tempest,” first move., Oxana Yablonskaya, piano [PPR 224 516].

:40—Beethoven: Piano Sonata in F minor, Op. 57, second and third moves., Ronald Smith, piano [Nimbus 5034].

:55—Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 24 in F-sharp, Op. 78, 1809, second move., Glenn Gould, piano [Music & Arts 663].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 1 in F minor, finale, John O’Conor, piano [Telarc 80240].

:10—Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111, finale (excerpt), Maurizio Pollini, piano [DG449 740-2].

:16--Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 26 in E major, Op. 26, “Les Adieux,” finale, Emil Gilels, piano [DG 419 162-2].

:23—Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101, second move., Oxana Yablonskaya, piano [PPR 224 516].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30--Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 29 in B major, “Hammerklavier,” finale, Emil Gilels, piano [DG 410 527-2].

:44—Beethoven, arr. Liszt: Sym. No. 6 in F, “Pastoral,” first move., Glenn Gould, piano [Music & Arts 651].

:46—Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E, Op. 109, middle move., Maurizio Pollini, piano [DG449 740-2].

:49—Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 14, “Moonlight,” first move., Emil Gilels, piano [DG 400 036-2].

:55--Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat, Op. 110, finale, Rudolf Serkin, piano [DG 427 498-2].

Saturday, March 14 2015

--FIRST HALF HOUR--

:04—Yanni: “Waltz in 7/8,” from MP3 disc.

:10—Alberto Ginastera (1916-1983): “Estancia,” first move., 1941, Michael Tilson Thomas, New World Symphony [Argo 436 737-2].

:13—Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953): Piano Sonata No. 7 in B flat major, finale, 7/8, 1942, Boris Berman, piano [Chandos 8881].

:17—Hans Zimmer: Excerpt from score to “Angels & Demons,” from MP3 disc.

:23—Philip Glass: “Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists & Orchestra, finale, 7/8, Evelyn Glennie and Jonathan Haas w/Gerard Schwarz, Liverpool Philharmonic [OMM  0014].

--SECOND HALF HOUR--

:30—Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959): Bachiana Brasiliera No. 9 for String Orchestra, 1945, Paul Capolongo, Orchestre de Paris [EMI 747 357-2].

:40—Silvestre Revueltas (1899-1940): “Sensemaya,” 7/8, 1938, Michael Tilson Thomas, New World Symphony [Argo 436 737-2].

:47—Airto Moreira: “Tombo in 7/4,” from Mp3 disc.

:50—Bart Dalton Brazil Project: “Tombo in 7/4,” from MP3 disc.

:54—Senri Kawaguchi: “Tombo in 7/4,” from MP3 disc.

--THIRD HALF HOUR—

:04—Wendy Carlos: Theme from “Tron,” London Philharmonic, from Mp3 disc.

:06—Bela Bartok (1881-1945): Concerto for Orchestra, “Interrupted Intermezzo,” Marin Alsop, Baltimore Symphony [Naxos 8.572486].

:11—Gustav Holst (1874-1934): “Dance of the Spirits of Earth,” from “The Perfect Fool,” 7/8, Andre Previn, London Philharmonic [EMI 49784].

:14—Weather Report: “Mysterious Traveller,” [Ryko 20236].

:21--Dave Brubeck: “Unsquare Dance,” 7/8, Dave Brubeck Quartet, from “Time Further Out,” [Columbia 64668].
:23—Don Ellis: “Pussy Wiggle Stomp,” from MP3 disc.

--FOURTH HALF HOUR—

:30—Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975): Piano Concerto No. 2, finale, 1957, Martin Jones, piano w/William Boughton, English Symphony Orchestra [Nimbus 5308].

:36--Reid Anderson: “Big Eater,” The Bad Plus, from “These Are the Vistas” [Columbia 87040].

:40—Antonin Reicha (1770-1856): Fugue No. 24, from Thirty-Six Fugues for Piano, 1805,  Jarolsav Tuma, fortepiano [Arta 10146].

:41—Gentle Giant: “Raconteur Troubadour,” from,”Octopus,” 1971 [Columbia 32022].

:45—Sting: “Big Lie, Small World,” 7/8, from “Brand New Day” [A&M 069 490 443].

:49—Sting: “I Was Brought to My Senses,” from “Mercury Falling” [A&M 0483].

:53—Peter Gabriel: “Solsbury Hill,” 7/8, from MP3 disc.

:58—Yes: “The Fish,” from “Fragile,” [Atlantic 82667].

Saturday, March 7 2015

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Gustav Holst (1874-1934): Double Concerto, Op. 49, middle move., “lament,” Janice Graham and Sarah Ewins, violins w/Howard Griffiths, English Sinfonia [Naxos 8.570339].

:10—Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, Aria, Mady Mesple, soprano, w/Paul Capolongo, Orchestra de Paris [EMI 747 357 2].
:17--Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, Aria, Egberto Gismonti, piano and synths, from “Trem Caipira,” 1994 [EMI 364 748 145 2].

:24—Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Serenade from Fantasy Piece for String Quartet, Op. 5, The Coleridge Ensemble [AFKA 543].

:28—Bulgarian State Women’s Choir: “Brei Yvane,” traditional, [Nonesuch 79165].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): “Pathetique” Symphony, second move., 5/4, 1893, Seiji Ozawa, Boston Symphony [Erato 88242].

:38—Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943): “The Isle of the Dead,” Op. 29, Leonard Slatkin, Detroit Symphony [Naxos 8.573234].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Carlos Chavez (1899-1978): “Sinfonia India,” beginning, Carlos Chavez, New York Studio Symphony [Philips 422 305-2].

:07—Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): “Danse Generale,” from “Daphis et Chloe: (finale of the second suite from the ballet), Charles Dutoit, Montreal Symphony [London 430 714-2].

:11—Gustav Holst (1874-1934): “Mars,” 5/4, from “The Planets,” 1916, Charles Dutoit, Montreal Symphony [London 417 553-2].

:19—Dmitri Shostakovich: Fugue No. 19 in E flat from “24 Preludes & Fugues,” Tatiana Nikolayeva, piano [Hyperion 66441].

:22—Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990): Sym. No. 2, “The Age of Anxiety,” 1949, Variation No. 4 in 5/8, Philippe Entremont, piano, w/Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic [Columbia 60692].

:23—Emerson Lake & Palmer: “Eruption,” from Tarkus, [Rhino 72224].

:26—Steve Reich: “Eight Lines/Octet,” Bradley Lubman, Bang on a Can musicians [Nonesuch 79481].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30--Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Quartet, finale, Emerson Quartet [DG 445 509].

:36—Dmitri Shostakovich: Fugue No. 17 in A flat from “24 Preludes & Fugues,” Tatiana Nikolayeva, piano [Hyperion 66441].

:40—Chicago: “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?”

:42—Yes: “Sound Chaser,” excerpt, from “Relayer” [Atlantic 19135].

:44--Paul Desmond: “Take Five,” original recording, Dave Brubeck Quartet, from “Time Out” [Columbia 40585].

:50—Dave Brubeck: “Far More Blue,” Dave Brubeck Quartet, from “Time Further Out” [Columbia 64668].

:55—Lalo Schifrin: “Mission: Impossible,” [Stardust 10172].