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November 30, 2008


Beethoven: Piano Concerto #5 in Eb, Op. 73, Emperor (41:48) Yevgeny Kissin, p; London Sym Orch/Sir Colin Davis
Beethoven: Piano Concerto #5 in Eb, Op. 73, Emperor (41:48)
Yevgeny Kissin, p; London Sym Orch/Sir Colin Davis
EMI Classics 06311-2 (3 CDs)

Lehár: Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss from Giuditta (5:39)
Offenbach: Belle nuit, ô nuit d'amour (Barcarolle) from The Tales of Hoffmann (3:43) w/Elina Garan?a, ms
Dvorák: Songs My Mother Taught Me from Gypsy Melodies (3:06)
Anna Netrebko, s; Prague Philharmonia/Emmanuel Villaume 
DG B0012217-02 "Souvenirs"
 
Schumann: Violin Sonata #1 in a, Op. 105 (17:34)
Carolin Widmann, v; Dénes Várjon, p
ECM 478 6744

Peteris Vasks: III, IV from Musica adventus (15:51)
Sinfonietta Riga/Normunds Sne
Wergo WER 6705-2
 
Trad. German: In dulci jubilo (3:02)
Trad. French: Dans les ombres de la nuit (1:45)
Britten: Jesu, as thou art our saviour (2:51)
Trad. Scottish: Baloo Lammy (2:30)
Poston: Jesus Christ the Apple Tree (3:37)
Musica Intima
ATMA ACD2 2577 "O Nata Lux"


November 23, 2008


Mozart: Serenade in Bb, K. 361, Gran Partita (47:42)
Ensemble Intercontemporain/Pierre Boulez
Decca 478 0316

Gounod: Vous qui faites l'endormie from Faust (2:42)
Verdi: Ella giammai m’amò…Dormirò sol nel manto mio regal from Don Carlo (10:30)
René Pape, b; Dresden Staatskapelle/Sebastian Weigle
DG 477 6408 "Gods, Kings & Demons"

Vivaldi: Two-Violin Concerto in D, R. 511 (12:43)
Viktoria Mullova & Giuliano Carmignola, v's; Venice Baroque Orch/Andrea Marcon
Archiv 477 7466

Carter: Two Thoughts About the Piano (2005-06)
Ursula Oppens, p
Cedille CDR 90000 108 "Carter: Complete Piano Music"

Copland: Excerpts from The Red Pony (3:39)
North: Suite from A Streetcar Named Desire (6:06)
Waxman: The Ride of the Cossacks from Taras Bulba (4:59)
Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel
Telarc CD-80708 "Vintage Cinema"


November 16, 2008


Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto #1 in a, Op. 33 (19:29)
Johannes Moser, vc; Stuttgart Radio Sym Orch/Fabrice Bollon
Hänssler 93.222 "Saint-Saëns: Complete Works for Cello & Orchestra"

Verdi: Willow Song & Ave Maria from Otello (13:27)
Soile Isokoski, s; Helsinki Phil Orch/Mikko Franck
Ondine ODE-1126-2 "Scene d'amore"

Gershwin, arr. Bunch: Porgy and Bess Fantasy (15:16)
Eroica Trio
EMI 07351-2 "An American Journey"

Adams: Part I from Harmonielehre (17:03)
San Francisco SO/Edo de Waart
Adams: Kumudha and the Beggar Minstrel s from A Flowering Tree (7:08)
Jessica Rivera, s; Schola Cantorum de Venezuela & London SO/John Adams
Nonesuch 512396-2 (2 CDs) "Hallelujah Junction"

Beethoven: Piano Sonata #23 in f, Op. 57, Appassionata (24:35)
Andreas Haefliger, p
Avie AV-2148 (2 CDs) "Perspectives 3"


November 9, 2008


Chausson: Les Papillons (1:23)
Bachelet: Chère nuit (5:30)
Ravel: Le Paon (4:59)
Susan Graham, ms; Malcolm Martineau, p
Onyx 4030 "Un frisson français"

Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit (22:18)
Martha Argerich, p
DG 477 5870 (8 CDs) "Martha Argerich: The Collection 1, The Solo Recordings"

Mahler: III from Symphony #3 (18:33)
New York Phil/Leonard Bernstein
DG B0011878-02 (2 CDs) "Bernstein: The Best of All Possible Worlds"

Bernstein: Times Square: 1944 from On the Town (4:54)
Israel Phil/Leonard Bernstein
DG B0011878-02 (2 CDs) "Bernstein: The Best of All Possible Worlds"

Beethoven: Piano Sonata #30 in E, Op. 109 (18:45)
András Schiff, p
ECM Records 1949 "Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Volume VIII"

Vivaldi: Winter from The Four Seasons (7:51)
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/Joshua Bell, v
Sony Classical 11013-2

Christian Onyeji: Amuworo ayi out nwa (For unto us a child is born) (2:50)
Wayland Rogers: What Sweeter Music (6:50)
John Jacob Niles, arr. Pilkington: I Wonder as I Wander (3:22)
Chicago a cappella
Cedille CDR 90000 107 "Christmas a cappella"


November 2, 2008


Muffat: Concerto V from Auserlesene Intrumental-Musik (10:13)
Holland Baroque Society/Matthew Halls
Channel Classics CCS SA 27408

Haydn: Piano Sonata in Eb, Hob. XVI:52 (20:09)
Rafał Blechacz, p
DG B0011952-02 "Sonatas"

Weber: Clarinet Concertino in c/Eb, Op. 26 (10:30)
Debussy: Première Rhapsodie (9:18)
Richard Stoltzman, cl; Slovak Radio Sym Orch/Kirk Trevor
Navona NV-5801 "Phoenix in Flight"

Chausson: Concert in D, Op. 21 (36:03)
Soovin Kim, v; Jeremy Denk, p; Jupiter String Quartet
Azica ACD-71243

Gomidas: Lullaby (2:45); Song of the Partridge (0:55); Children's Prayer (1:29); The Cloudy Sky/It's Raining (2:41); Dance of Unabi (1:17); Dance of Shooshig (1:54); Striding, Beaming (4:02)
Isabel Bayrakdarian, s; Chamber Players of the Armenian Phil/Eduard Topchjan; Serouj Kradjian, p
Nonesuch 511487-2 "Gomidas Songs"

 
       
 
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