Friday, June 20, 2008

11 AM
Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture: finale. Montreal SO; Dutoit. London 417 300.
Haydn: Sonata No. 33 in C minor: Andante. Alain Planes, piano. HMC 901763.
Schumann: Dichterliebe, Op. 48: Im wunderschonen Monat Mai. Andreas Schmidt, tenaor. Hanssler Classic 98.159.
Britten: Paul Bunyan: Overture. London SO; Bedford. Naxos 8.557197.
Jenkins, Karl: Mass, The Armed Man: Benedictus. National Youth Choir of Great Britain. Virgin 11015.
Creston: Choreographic Suite: Festive Dance. Seattle Symphony; Schwarz. Delos 3127.
Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in G minor, Op.8/2, "Summer." Sarah Chang, Orpheus CO. EMI 94431.
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin: Tatiana's Letter Song. Kiri te Kanawa, soprano. EMI 55004.
Khachaturian: Spartacus: excerpt. St. Petersburg State SO. Naxos 8.550802.

12 PM
Romberg: The Desert Song. Hollywood Bowl Pops Orchestra; Dragon. Angel 69053.
Puccini: Turandot: Nessun Dorma. Jose Carreras, tenor; Rhin Opera Chorus. EMI 66077.
Alford: Colonel Bogey March. Boston Pops Orch; Williams. Sony 66710.
Grieg: March of the Trolls. Mikhail Pletnev, piano. DG 459 671.
Romberg: The Student Prince: "Drink, Drink, Drink." Robert Shaw Chorale. RCA ARL2-0553. (LP)
Williams, John: Star Wars: The Throne Room. Richard Hayman Orchestra. Naxos 855020.
Wagner: The Flying Dutchman: Sailor's Chorus. Leipzig Radio Choir. Philips 422 410.
Brahms: A German Requiem: chorus, "How lovely is Thy dwelling place." Augusta Choral Society. (private label)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5: Allegretto. Kirov Orchestra; Gergiev. Philips B0002487.
Wood, Haydn: song, Roses of Picardy. Sir Thomas Allen, baritone. Hyperion 67374.
Bingham, Clifton: song, Love's Old Sweet Song. Sir Thomas Allen, baritone. Hyperion 67374.

1 PM
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor: mvt. 2. Berlin PO; Karajan. DG 429 036.
Tavener, John: Song for Athene. Westminster Abbey Choir; Neary. Sony 66613.
Offenbach: The Tales of Hoffman: Barcarole. Joan Sutherland, Huguette Tourangeau. London 421 314.
Scarlatti-arr. Granados: Sonata No.12 in D, K. 534. Douglas Riva, piano. Naxos 8.557939-40.
Prokofiev: ballet, Romeo and Juliet: Dance of the Knights. Montreal SO; Dutoit. London 430 279.
Johnston & Coslow: song, Cocktails for Two. Spike Jones & the City Slickers. YouTube.
Chopin: Etudes Op. 10, No.1 in C, No.12 in C minor. Abbey Simon, piano. VoxBox 9033.
Strauss, Richard: lied, Amor, Op.68/5. Beverly Sills, soprano. DG B0002469.