Saturday, February 28 2015

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Bruckner: Sym. No. 7, first move., excerpt, Riccardo Chailly, Berlin Radio Symphony [London 414 290-2].

:08—Bruckner: Sym. No. 5, slow move., excerpt, Benjamin Zander, Philharmonia Orchestra [Telarc 80706].

:13—Bruckner: Sym. No. 7, adagio, excerpt, Riccardo Chailly, Berlin Radio Symphony [London 414 290-2].

:21--Bruckner: Sym. No. 5, finale, excerpt, Benjamin Zander, Philharmonia Orchestra [Telarc 80706].

:27-- Bruckner: Sym. No. 4, scherzo, excerpt, Rafael Kubelik, Bavarian Radio Symphony [Sony 38DC 6].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Bruckner: Sym. No. 9, scherzo, excerpt, Carlo Maria Giulini, Vienna Philharmonic [DG 427 345-2].

:35—Bruckner: Sym. No. 9, adagio, excerpt, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Cleveland Orchestra [London 425 405-2].

:42—Bruckner: Sym. No. 9, finale, excerpt, Simon Rattle, Berlin Philharmonic [EMI 52969 2].

:51—Bruckner: Sym. No. 8, scherzo, excerpt, Anton Nanut, Ljublijana Symphony [SCD 6059].

:57—Bruckner: Sym. No. 7, finale, excerpt, Riccardo Chailly, Berlin Radio Symphony [London 414 290-2].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Bruckner: Sym. No. 6, first move., excerpt, Sergiu Celibidache, Munich Philharmonic [EMI 56694 2].

:09—Bruckner: Sym. No. 6, scherzo, excerpt, Eliahu Inbal, Frankfurt Radio Symphony [Teldec 244 182-2].

:12—Bruckner: Sym. No. 6, finale, excerpt, Sergiu Celibidache, Munich Philharmonic [EMI 56694 2].

:15—Bruckner: Sym. No. 8, first move., excerpt, Anton Nanut, Ljublijana Symphony [SCD 6059].

:22—Bruckner: Sym. No. 1, finale, excerpt, Georg Tintner, Scottish National Orchestra [Naxos 8.554430].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Bruckner: Sym. No. 4, first move., excerpt, Rafael Kubelik, Bavarian Radio Symphony [Sony 38DC 6].

:38—Bruckner: Sym. No. 3, scherzo, Georg Tintner, Scottish National Orchestra [Naxos 8.553454].

:46—Bruckner: Sym. No. 0, scherzo, excerpt, Riccardo Chailly, Berlin Radio Symphony [London 421 593-2].

:48—Bruckner: Sym. No. 2, first move., excerpt, Georg Tintner, Irish National Symphony [Naxos 8.554006].

:50-- Bruckner: Sym. No. 0, opening, Riccardo Chailly, Berlin Radio Symphony [London 421 593-2].
:52--Bruckner: Sym. No. 3, opening, Georg Tintner, Scottish National Orchestra [Naxos 8.553454].

:54—Bruckner: Sym. No. 7, scherzo, excerpt, Riccardo Chailly, Berlin Radio Symphony [London 414 290-2].

Saturday, February 21 2015

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Bach: 1, Canadian Brass [MK 44501].

:07—Bach: 10, Neville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields [Philips 442 556].

:12—Bach: 10 (misidentified on CD as IX), Hans Zander, Berlin Radio Symphony [Koch 311 032].

:15—Bach: 8, Leon Berben, organ, Ramee 1106].

:20—Bach: 6, Glenn Gould, organ [Columbia M2K 42270].

:26—Bach: 2, New Century Saxophone Quartet [Channel 20204].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30--Bach: 11, Neville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields [Philips 442 556].

:36—Bach: 11, Glenn Gould, piano [Sony 52595].

:44--Bach: 11, Emerson String Quartet [DG 9080].

:49—Bach: 2, Fretwork [Harmonia Mundi 290 7296]

:52—Bach: 5, Les Voix Humaines [Atma 2645].

:55—Bach: 8, Reinhard Goebel, Musica Antiqua Cologne [Archiv 447 293-2].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Bach: 9, Canadian Brass [MK 44501].

:08—Bach: 9, Neville Marriner, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields [Philips 442 556].

:11—Bach: 9, Swingle Singers [Pilips 824 702-2].

:13—Bach: 9, Glenn Gould, piano [Sony 52595].

:16—Bach: 9, Juilliard String Quartet [Sony 45937].

:19--Bach: 8, Leon Berben, organ, Ramee 1106].

:24—Bach: 8, Zoltan Kocsis, piano [Philips 412 729].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Bach: 1, Zoltan Kocsis, piano [Philips 412 729].

:33—Bach: 2, Glenn Gould, piano [Sony 52595].

:36—Bach: 3, Zoltan Kocsis, piano [Philips 412 729].

:39—Bach: 4, Glenn Gould, piano [Sony 52595].

:42—Bach: 5, Canadian Brass [MK 44501].

:45—Bach: 13, Bela Fleck, banjo; Mike Marshall, mandolin; Edgar Meyer, bass [Sony 62891].

:48—Bach: 13, Hans Zander, Berlin Radio Symphony [Koch 311 032].
:54—Bach: 10, Emerson String Quartet [DG 9080]

:57--Bach: 7, New Century Saxophone Quartet [Channel Classics 20204].

Saturday, February 14 2015

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Chopin: Prelude No. 20 in C minor, Dmitri Alexeev, piano [WMI 2182].

:06—Chopin: Nocturne No. 2 in E flat, Daniel Barenboim, piano [DG 30222].

:11—Liszt: “Liebestraum,” Jorge Demus, piano [Intercord 892 923].

:16—Wagner: “The Love-Death” from “Tristan and Isolde,” Karl Bohm, Vienna Philharmonic [DG 439 687-2].

:25--Karl Jenkins: “Palladio,” first move., Karl Jenkins, London Philharmonic strings [Sony 62276].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Tchaikovsky: “Francesca da Rimini,” Riccardo Chailly, Cleveland Orchestra [London 414 159-2].

:54—Harold Arlen & Ted Koehler: “Let’s Fall in Love,” 1933, Dave Brubeck, piano; Ron Crotty, bass; Cal Tjader, drums [Fantasy 2426].

:57—Jimmy McHugh & Dorothy Fields: “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love,” Rose Murphy, piano, with unidentified bass and drummer [ACD 70].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Cole Porter: “I’m In Love Again,” The Revelers [ASV 53312].

:07—Rodgers & Hart: “Lover,” 1932, Benny Green, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Lewis Nash, drums [Telarc 83373].

:11—Rodgers & Hart: “Lover,” Stan Kenton & His Orchestra [Capitol 31504].

:14—Rodgers & Hart: “Lover,” Errol Garner, piano [Columbia 40863-2].

:17—Rodgers & Hart: “Lover,” Les Paul, overdubbed electric guitars [Capitol 57396].

:20—Rodgers & Hart: “My Romance,” 1935, Raiatea Helm with Matt Catingub Trio [Mountain Apple 85732].

:24—Rodgers & Hart: “My Romance,” Dado Morone, piano; Ray Brown, bass; Lewis Nash, drums [Telarc 83373].

:29—Rodgers & Hart: “My Romance,” Gene Ammons, tenor sax; Tommy Flanagan, piano and other musicians, from “The Prestige Sampler” [Prestige 1203-2].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Cole Porter: “Night and Day,” Fred Astaire with the Oscar Peterson Trio [Verve 314 511 070-2].

:35—Cole Porter: “Night and Day,” Art Tatum, piano [Pablo 0442-2].
:39—Nacio Herb Brown & Gus Kahn: “You Stepped Out of a Dream,” 1940, Dave Brubeck, piano; Ron Crotty, bass; Cal Tjader, bongos [Fantasy 2426].

:42—Cole Porter: “What is This Thing Called Love?” Mel Torme and the Mel-Tones [Verve 422 847 202-2].

:45—Cole Porter: “What is This Thing Called Love?” 1929, Charlie Parker, alto sax, with musicians including Bill Harris, trombone; Flip Phillips, tenor sax; Oscar Peterson, piano; Freddie Green, guitar; Ray Brown, bass, recorded 1952. [Verve 823250].

:48—Cole Porter: “What is This Things Called Love?” 1929, Teddy Wilson, piano [Troy 9024-2].

:51—Cole Porter: “In the Still of the Night,” Helen Merrill [Capitol 96361 2].

:53—Cole Porter: “In the Still of the Night,” Neville Brothers [Chrysallis 21799].

Saturday, February 7 2015

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Jaco Pastorius (1951-1987): “Portrait of Tracy,” Jaco Pastorius, fretless bass [Epic EK 33949]. The only electric bassist in the Downbeat Jazz Hall of Fame.

:07—Haydn: Divertimento in G major, finale, David Sinclair, bass, and the Musicians of the Old Post Road [Titanic 219].

:10—Giovanni Bottesini (1821-1889): Grand Duetto No. 3, finale, Jeremy McCoy and John Patitucci, basses [Bridge 9163].

:19—Jules Massenet: Duo for Bass and Cello, Conrad Blemendal, cello; Joel Quarrington, bass [Crystal 135].

:21—Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868): Duet for Cello and Bass, finale, David Hardy, cello, and Robert Oppelt, bass [MSR 1221].

:25—Domenico Dragonetti (1763-1846): Concerto for Double Bass & Orchestra, finale, Stefano Sciascia, bass; Orchestra Antonio Salieri [Newton 71200].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Charlie Barnett (1951- ): Serenade for Bass, Harp and String Quartet, first move., Robert Oppelt, bass and Dotian Levalier, harp with musicians from the NSO [MSR 1221].

:36--Jean Francaix (1912-1997): “Baroque Duo,” finale, June Han, harp w/Jeremy McCoy, bass [Bridge 9163].

:41-- Henry Eccles (1670-1742): Sonata, allegro vivace, Edgar Meyer, bass, with Bela Fleck, banjo [Sony 92106].

:43—John Patitucci (1959- ): “Westward Expansion,” from Concerto for Jazz Bass & Orchestra, John Patitucci, bass w/musicians including Alex Acuna, percussion [Stretch 1101].

:52—Charlie Barnett (1951- ): Serenade for Bass, Harp and String Quartet, finale, Robert Oppelt, bass and Dotian Levalier, harp with musicians from the NSO [MSR 1221].

:57—Thelonious Monk (1917-1982): “Well, You Needn’t,” Jamil Nasser, bass; Randy Weston leads the session as a pianist but doesn’t enter in earnest until two minutes in. Bass solo in the fourth minute.

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Jaco Pastorius (1951-1987): “Okokole y Trompa,” Jaco Pastorius, fretless bass w/Don Alias, percussion; Peter Gordon, French horn [Epic EK 33949].

:07—Edgar Meyer (1960- ): Double Concerto for Cell, Bass and Orchestra, first move., excerpt, Yo-Yo Ma, cello and Edgar Meyer, bass w/Hugh Wolff, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra [Sony 60956].

:11—Paul Simon (1941- ): “Graceland,” 1986,

:12—George Clinton (1941- ): “Flash Light,” Parliament/Funkadelic [Casablanca 314 526 995].

:13—Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong: “Papa Was a Rolling Stone,” [Motown 61786].

:15—Yes: “Heart of the Sunrise,” 1971, from “Fragile.”

:19--John Patitucci (1959- ): “Mardi Gras,” from Concerto for Jazz Bass & Orchestra, John Patitucci, bass w/musicians including Alex Acuna, percussion [Stretch 1101].

:28—Edward Elgar (1857-1934): Duet, Jeremy McCoy, bass and Demian Austin, trombone [Bridge 9163].

--FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—Georg Philipp Telemann: Sonata No. 2, finale, Jeremy McCoy, bass w/Whitney Crockett, bassoon [Bridge 9163].

:33—Thile & Meyer: “Tarnation,” Chris Thile, mandolin, and Edgar Meyer, bass [ Nonesuch 559 795-2].

:36—Serge Koussevitsky (1874-1951): Concerto for Double Bass & Orchestra, middle move., Stefano Sciascia, bass; Orchestra Antonio Salieri [Newton 71200]. 

:45—Bach: Prelude No. 24 in B minor, WTC Book I, Bela Fleck, banjo, and Edgar Meyer, bass [Sony 92106].

:48—Spice Girls: “Wannabe,” The London Double Bass Sound [Cala 0110].

:51—Jaco Pastorius (1951-1987): “Kuru,” Jaco Pastorius, fretless bass, w/Herbie Hancock, piano; Don Alias, percussion; and strings conducted by Michael Gibbs [Epic EK 33949].