Saturday, April 12 2014


:04—Terry Riley (1935- ): “In C,” back half, 1964, Piano Circus [Argo 430 380-2].

:14—Philip Glass (1937- ): “Facades,” 1981, Christopher Warren-Green, London Chamber Orchestra [Virgin Classics 91168-2].

:23—Robert Moran (1937- ): “Points of Departure,” orchestra version 1995, David Zinman, Baltimore Symphony [Argo 444 454-2].


:30—Steve Reich (1936- ): “New York Counterpoint,” third move., 1985, Evan Ziporyn, clarinets [Nonesuch 79481-2].

:34—Steve Reich (1936- ): “Vermont Counterpoint,” excerpt, 1982, Ransom Wilson, flutes [EMI 47331-2].

:39—Steve Reich (1936- ): “Electric Counterpoint,” third move., 1987, Pat Metheny, guitar [Nonesuch 79176-2].

:45—Philip Glass (1937- ): “Music in Similar Motion,” excerpt, Philip Glass, electric organ; Jon Gibson and Dickie Landry, soprano saxes [Elektra Nonesuch 79326-2].

:50—Philip Glass (1937- ): Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists & Orchestra, finale, Evelyn Glennie and Jonathan Haas w/Gerard Schwarz, Liverpool Philharmonioc [OMM 0014-2].

:56—John Adams (1947- ): “China Gates,” 1977, Ralph van Raat, piano [Naxos 8.559285].


:04-- Philip Glass (1937- ): Ninth Symphony, middle move., excerpt, Dennis Russell Davies, Bruckner Orchester Linz [OMM 0081-2].

:08—Steve Reich (1936- ): Double Sextet, finale, 2007, eighth blackbird [Nonesuch 79786-2].

:16—John Adams (1947- ): “Harmonielehre,” finale, 1985, Simon Rattle, City of Birmingham Symphony [EMI 55051 2].

:27—Michael Nyman (1944- ): “MGV,” first region, excerpt, Michael Nyman Band [Argo 443 382-2].


:30—Philip Glass (1937- ): “Company,” finale, 1984, Christopher Warren-Green, London Chamber Orchestra [Virgin Classics 91168-2].

:34—Peter Schickele: “Introduction to Prelude to Einstein on the Fritz,” Walter Bruno, Greater Hoople Area Off-Season Philharmonic [Telarc 80210].

:41—Erik Satie (1866-1925): “Gothic Dances,” excerpt, Reinberg de Leeuw, piano [Philips 412 243-2].

:43—Philip Glass (1937- ): Sym. No. 3, finale, 1995, Marin Alsop, Bournemouth Symphony [Naxos 8.559202].

:48—Steve Reich (1936- ): “2X5,” finale, 2008, Bang on a Can [Nonesuch 79786-2].

:56-- Philip Glass (1937- ): “Heroes Symphony,” 1996, finale, excerpt, Marin Alsop, Bournemouth Symphony [Naxos 8.559325].

Saturday, April 5 2014


:04—Jean-Joseph Mouret (1682-1738): Rondeau from “Suites de Symphonies No. 1,” a.k.a. “Masterpiece Theatre” Theme, Gerard Schwarz, trumpet w/Richard Kapp, New York Philharmonia Virtuosi [Sony 89847-2].

:06—Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1799): “Marriage of Figaro” Overture, Georg Solti, London Philharmonic [Decca 289 460 982-2].

:10—Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880): Fast Dance from “Gaite Parisienne,” Arthur Fiedler, Boston Pops [RCA Victor 66419-2].


:11—Frederic Chopin (1810-1849): “Fantaisie-impromptu,” Vladimir Horowitz, piano [SK 45818].

:16—Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805): Minuet from String Quintet, Op. 13, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra [DG 27002].


:20—Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805): Minuet from String Quintet, Op. 13, Bobby McFerrin, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra [SK 64600-2].

:24—Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): “Spring Song,” Daniel Barenboim, piano [DG 423 931-2].

:26—Edvard Grieg: “Anitra’s Dance,” Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic [SFK 46707].


:30—Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): “Fur Elise,” Julia Zilberquit, piano [Naxos 8.570237].

:34—Beethoven, arr. Setzer: “For Lisa,” Brian Setzer Orch., from “Wolfgang’s Big Night Out” [Surfdog 99996].

:38-- Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908) arr. Nick Levinovsky: “Scheherzade,” first move., Igor Butman Orhestra [Butman Music 740083].

:44—Gary Washburn: “The Ray of Creation,” Gary Washburn [Milan 66572].

:48—Debussy: “The Girl With the Flaxen Hair,” Ellen Sejersted Bodtker, harp [Naxos 8.555328].

:51—Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, finale, Ensemble Caprice [Analekta 99962[.

:56—John Adams: “Toot Nipple,” from “John’s Book of Alleged Dances,” Kronos Quartet [Nonesuch 79465-2].

:57—Karl Jenkins: Chorale VII, “A Ma Ka Ma,” Adiemus Singers and London Symphony [Sony 60282-2].


:04—Giacchino Rossini (1792-1868): “William Tell Overture,” finale, Wendy Carlos, Moog synthesizer [Telarc 80116].

:05—Yes: “Cinema,”  from 90125 [Atlantic 90125-2].

:08—Maniacal 4: “Carry on Wayward Son,”

:14—Peter Frampton: “Penny for Your Thoughts,” Barry Flanagan, guitar [Finn 001].

:16—Stevie Wonder: “Contusion,” [Motown 73572].
:20—Erik Satie: “Gymnopedie,” No. 1, Keola Beamer, slack-key guitar [Windham Hill 02024-2].

:24—Bach: Two-Part Invention No. 4, Jake Shimabukuro, ukulele [Hitchhike Records 1109].

:25—Bach: Bouree, Jethro Tull [Capitol 35458-2].


:30—Count Basie: “Jumpin’ at the Woodside,” Honoka’a Jazz Band, with Elizabeth Sekona, violin; Camille Witt, piano [private].

:32—Frank Zappa: “Little Umbrellas,” Ed Palermo Big Band [Cunieform Records 380/381].

:37—Becker and Fagen: “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number,” The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.

:41—Michael Nyman: “Wheelbarrow Walk,” Michael Nyman Band [Argo 436 820-2].

:45—Michael League: “Intelligent Design,” Snarky Puppy, from “The World is Getting Smaller,” [Sitmom Records 0003].

:54—Thelonious Monk: “Work,” Chris Spedding and Peter Frampton.

Saturday, March 29 2014


:04—McCartney: “Live and Let Die,” Hampton String Quartet [Mona Lisa Sound 21087].

:09—McCartney: “Maybe I’m Amazed,” Loma Mar Quartet [EMI 56897-2].

:12—Lennon-McCartney: “I Am the Walrus,” Hampton String Quartet [Mona Lisa Sound 21087].

:18—Williams, arr. Atkins: “Classical Gas,” Chet Atkins, guitar, from “Street Dreams.”

:22—Williams, arr. The Ventures: “Classical Gas,” The Ventures.

:26—Williams, arr. Davis: “Classical Gas,” Mason Williams, guitar, w/Mannheim Steamroller [AGCD 800].


:30—John Adams: “Shaker Loops,” Edo de Waart, San Francisco Symphony [{hilips 412 214 2].

:39—John Adams: “Shaker Loops,” Jon Anderson w/London Chamber Academy [Angel 55088 2].

:45--Williams, arr. Montenegro: “Classical Gas,” Hugo Montenegro, from “Mr. Groovy.”

:49—Lennon-McCartney: “I Am the Walrus,” Canadian Brass.

:54—Lennon-McCartney: “I Am the Walrus,” Swingle Singers.


:04—Bach: Prelude in C major from WTC I, Swingle Singers [PAC 4315].

:07—Clapton: “Layla,” John Fahey and Terry Robb, guitars [Varrick 008].

:13—Clapton: “Layla,” The London Trombone Sound [CALA 108].

:18—Clapton: “Layla,” Wynton Marsalis and Eric Clapton and musicians.


:30—Bach: Prelude in F minor from WTC II, Swingle Singers [PAC 4315].

:33—Mancini: “Pink Panther Theme,” The London Trombone Soind [CALA 108].

:37—Grieg: “Anitra’s Dance,” The Bassoon Brothers [ARCD 101].

:41—Lennon-McCartney: “Ob La Di, Ob La Da,” Hampton String Quartet [Mona Lisa Sound 21087].

:43—Lennon-McCartney: “I Am the Walrus,” Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention.

:47—Lennon-McCartney: “I Am the Walrus,” Oasis.

:54—Lennon-McCartney: “I Am the Walrus,” Thurston Lava Tube.

Saturday, March 22 2014


:04—Cesar Franck (1822-1890): “Psyche is Awakened by the Zephyrs,” from “Psyche,” 1887, Peter Lucker, Bavarian Symphony [Hungaroton 31360].

:09—Gabriel Faure (1845-1924): Piano Quartet No. 2, scherzo, 1887, Emanuel Ax, piano; Isaac Stern, violin; Jaime Laredo, viola; Yo-Yo Ma, cello [SK 48066].

:13—Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Trio, scherzo, 1880, Jacques Rouvier, piano; Jean-Jacques Kanterow, violin; Philippe Muller, cello [Denon 72508].

:17—Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Quartet, second move., 1889, Emerson String Quartet [DG 445 509-2].

:21—Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Quartet, second move., 1903, Sequoia String Quartet [Delos 3004].

:28--Vladimir Rebikov (1866-1920): “Berceuse,” from “Parmi eux,” Op. 35, No. 3, Anthony Goldstone, piano [Divine 25081].


:30-- Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): “Noble and Sentimental Waltzes,” finale (Ravel called it an epilogue), 1911, Pierre Boulez, Cleveland Orchestra [DG 289 449 213-2].

:34-- Claude Debussy (1862-1918): “Gigues,” from “Images for Orchestra,” 1912, Pierre Boulez, Cleveland Orchestra [DG 435 766-2].

:42—Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894): Habanera, 1885, Neeme Jarvi, Orchestra de la Suisse Romande [Chandos 5122].

:47—Ernest Fanelli (1860-1917): “Thebes on the Nile,” Nicholas Adriano, Slovak Radio Symphony [Naxos 52342].

:53—Gabriel Faure (1845-1924): “Pavane,” Op. 50, original version, 1887, Pierre-Alain Volondat, piano [Naxos 8.553741].


:04—Gabriel Faure (1845-1924): “Sicilienne,” from “Pelleas et Melissande,” original version, 1898, Pierre-Alain Volondat, piano [Naxos 8.553741].

:08-- Emmanuel Chabrier (1841-1894): “Idylle,” from “Suite pastorale,” 1880, John Eliot Gardiner, Vienna Philharmonic [DG 447 751-2].

:13—Claude Debussy (1862-1918): “Prelude a l’apres-midi d’un faune,” 1894, Pierre Boulez, Cleveland Orchestra [DG 435 766-2].

:22—Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): “Pavane for a Dead Princess,” 1899, Charles Dutoit, Montreal Symphony [London 410 254-2].


:30—Vladimir Rebikov (1866-1920): “Festival,” Op. 38, No. 2, Anthony Goldstone, piano [Divine 25081].

:31—Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Dances Sacred & Profane, 1904, Lily Laskine, harp, w/Jean-Francois Pailliard Chamber Orchestra [Erato 61052].

:37--Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Introduction & Allegro for Flute, Clarinet, Harp and String Quartet, 1905, Nancy Allen, harp w/musicians [Angel 47520 2].

 :41—Vladimir Rebikov (1866-1920): “Idylls,” Op. 50, No. 3, Anthony Goldstone, piano [Divine 25081].

:43—Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Etude, Book I, No. 2, Jacques Rouvier, piano [Denon 2200].

:47-- Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): “Pavane of the Girl at the Broken Fountain,” 1910-1911, Charles Dutoit, Montreal Symphony [London 410 254-2].

:50--Vladimir Rebikov (1866-1920): “Chansons blanches,” Op. 48, No. 1, allegretto, Anthony Goldstone, piano [Divine 25081].

:53—Maurice Ravel (1875-1937): Quartet, finale, Sequoia String Quartet [Delos 3004].