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].

Saturday, June 28 2014

---FIRST HALF HOUR---

:04—Bach (1685-1750): Gavotte from Orchestral Suite No. 1, Pablo Casals, Marlboro Festival Orchestra [SMK 46253].

:08—Schubert (1797-1828): “Rosamunde,” second ballet, Claudio Abbado, Chamber Orchestra of Europe [DG 431 655-2].

:16—Mendelssohn (1809-1847): Octet, scherzo, Jaime Laredo, Alexander Schneider, Arnold Steinhardt, John Dalley, Michael Tree, Samuel Rhodes, Leslie Parnas and David Soyer [SMK 46251].

:21—Vasily Kalinnikov (1866-1901): Sym. No. 1, slow move., Neeme Jarvi, Scottish National Orchestra [Chandos 8611].

---SECOND HALF HOUR---

:30—Paul Honey (1963- ): “Jesus,” from “Two Days, Nine Lives,” Paul Curiale, Royal Philharmonic [Black Box 1057].

:33—Paul Creston (1906-1985): Sarabande from Partita for Flute, Violin & Strings, Yossi Arnheim, Nicholas Ward, and David Amos, City of London Sinfonietta [Harmonia Mundi 906011].

:37—Ravel (1875-1937): Forlane from “Tombeau de Couperin,” Charles Dutoit, Montreal Symphony [London 410 254-2].

:43—Mahler (1860-1911): Sym. No. 6, scherzo, Pierre Boulez, Vienna Philharmonic [DG 445 835-2]

:56—Lou Harrison (1917-2003): “Vernal Dance,” Dennis Russell Dsavies and musicians [MusicMasters 60241].

---THIRD HALF HOUR---

:04—Roy Harris (1898-1979): “Bells,” from “Memories of a Child’s Sunday,” David Alan Miller, Albany Symphony [Albany 350].

:08—Cecil Effinger (1914-1990): Little Sym. No. 1, second move., 1945, Ian Hobson, Sinfonia Varsovia [Albany 1042].

:10—Paul Hindemith (1895-1963): Concert Music for Strings & Brass, second part, William Steinberg, Boston Symphony [DG 423 241-2].

:18—Ramin Djawadi (1974- ): “The King’s Arrival,” from “Game of Thrones,” first season, studio recording [Sarabande302 067 097].

:22—James Horner (1953- ): “Battle on the Parapets,” from “Krull,” studio recording [SCSE 4].

:24—Scott Joplin (1867-1917), arr. Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012): “Solace,” from soundtrack to “The Sting” [MCA 11836].

---FOURTH HALF HOUR---

:30—George Martin (1926- ): “Pepperland,” from “Yellow Submarine,” [Parlophone 46445-2].

:33—Friedemann Bach (1710-1784): Duet No. 4, finale (orig. for two flutes), Allan Vogel, oboe; Janice Tipton, flute [Delos 3235].

:36—Bernie-Casey-Pinkard: “Sweet Georgia Brown,” Bob Cooper, oboe; Bud Shank, flute [Mosaic Select-010].

:40—Bach: Italian Fugue from “The Art of the Fugue,” The Swingle Singers [Philips 824 703-2].

:43—Bach: Chorale No. 16, “Christ Our Father Over the Jordan Comes,” Jacques Loussier Trio [Decca 137 893-2].

:48—Zappa: “Music for Electric Violin & Low Budget Orchestra,” excerpt, Jean-Luc Ponty, violin w/Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Inventions [Blue Note 89539 2].

:50—Henry Mancini (1924-1994): Theme from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” [RCA Victor 67997-2].

:53—Bach: Prelude No. 7 from WTC Book, Wendy Carlos, Moon Synthesizer, from “Switched On Bach” [MK 7194].