Friday, August 22, 2008

11 AM
: The Barber of Seville: Overture. Concerto Italiano. Naïve E 8853.
Schubert: Sonata in B-flat, D.960: mvt. 1, excerpt. Alfred Brendel, piano. Philips 289 456 573.
Gliere: ballet, The Red Poppy: Russian Sailor's Dance. New Jersey SO; Macal. Delos 3178.
Wagner: Das Rheingold: Entrance of the Gods into Valhalla. New York PO; Mehta. CBS 44657.
Mendelssohn: Song without Words in C, Op. 67/4. Andras Schiff, piano. London 421 119.
Sibelius: Symphony No.2 in D: mvt. 4, finale. San Francisco Sym; Blomstedt. London 433 810.
Mendelssohn: Piano Concerto No.1 in G minor: mvt. 1. Stephen Hough; CBSO. Hyperion 66969.
Beethoven: Symphony No.6 in F: mvt. 2, excerpt. Orchestre National de France; Masur. Naïve V 4971.

12 PM
: The Marriage of Figaro: Overture. Philharmonia Orchestra; Giulini. EMI 63409.
Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance: "I am the Very Model..." John Reed, D'Oyly Carte Opera Co. London 289 460 371.
MacDowell: Piano Concerto No.2 in D minor: mvt. 2. Stephen Prutsman, National SO of Ireland. Naxos 8.559049.
Bach, J.S: Orchestral Suite No.3 in D: Air. Stuttgart CO; Munchinger. London 414 505.
Albéniz: Suite española: Granada. Alicia de Larrocha, piano. London 417 887.
Copland: ballet, Appalachian Spring: finale. Seattle Symphony; Schwarz. Delos 3154.
Vangelis: film, Chariots of Fire: Theme. Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. Telarc 80168.
Lewis-Young-Ahlert: song, "Who played poker with Pocahontas?" Fannie Watson, singer. You Tube.

1 PM
Rossini: William Tell: Overture, excerpt. Cincinnati SO; Schippers. MMG 10045.
Johnson, Lee: Dead Symphony No.6: mvt. 6. Russian National Orchestra; Johnson. JAM 0635.
von Weber: opera, Oberon: "Ocean, Thou Mighty Monster." Leontyne Price, soprano. RCA 61236.
Puccini: Chrysanthemums. Berlin Radio SO; Chailly. London LDR 71107 (LP).
Schubert: Symphony No.8 in B minor: mvt. 1, excerpt. Chicago SO; Reiner. RCA 5403.
Rossini-arr. Respighi: La Boutique Fantasque: excerpt. National Philharmonic; Bonynge. London LDR 71039 (LP).
Wagner: Die Walküre: The Ride of the Valkyries. Oslo PO; Jansons. Seraphim 73299.