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August 30, 2009

Niels W. Gade: Violin Concerto in d, Op. 56 (26:58)
Christina Ǻstrand, v; Tampere Phil Orch/John Storgǻrds
DaCapo 6.220562 "Romantic Violin Concertos"

Bach: Viola da gamba Sonata in G, BWV 1027 (14:05)
Audrey Cienniwa, piccolo vc; Paul Cienniwa, hc
Whaling City Sound WCS-046

Handel: Organ Concerto in g, Op. 7/5 (12:21)
Academy of Ancient Music/Richard Egarr, hc
Harmonia Mundi HMU-807447.48 (2 CDs) "Handel: Organ Concertos, Op. 7"

Shostakovich: 24 Preludes & Fugues, Op. 87: #1 in C (5:31); #2 in a (2:10)
Jenny Lin, p
Hännsler Classic 98.530 (2 CDs) "Shostakovich: Complete Preludes & Fugues"

Shostakovich: Symphony #1 in f, Op. 10 (31:52)
Mariinsky Theatre Orch/Valery Gergiev
Mariinsky MAR-0502

Shostakovich: 24 Preludes & Fugues, Op. 87: #20 in c (7:59)
Jenny Lin, p
Hännsler Classic 98.530 (2 CDs) "Shostakovich: Complete Preludes & Fugues"

August 23, 2009

Handel, arr. Stubbs: Lascia ch'io pianga from Rinaldo (4:00)
Maxine Eilander, h
Handel: Concerto in F, Op. 4/5 (8:24)
Maxine Eilander, h; Seattle Baroque Orch/Stephen Stubbs
Handel: Hark, hark, he strikes the golden lyre from Alexander Balus (5:59)
Cyndia Sieden, s; Maxine Eilander, h; Seattle Baroque Orch/Stephen Stubbs
ATMA ACD2-2541 "Handel's Harp"

Beethoven: Cello Sonata #1 in F, Op. 5/1 (25:02)
Zuill Bailey, vc; Simone Dinnerstein, p
Telarc CD-80740 (2 CDs) "Beethoven: Complete Works for Cello & Piano"

Stephen Feigenbaum: Serenade for Strings (6:42)
Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel
Mendelsssohn: Finale from Concerto for Violin, Piano & Strings in d (8:56)
Caroline Goulding, v; Christopher O'Riley, p; Cincinnnati Pops Orch/Kunzel
Telarc CD-80745 "From the Top at the Pops"

Purcell: Remember not, Lord (3:02); Beate omnes (4:39)
MacMillan: O bone Jesu (10:14)
The Sixteen/Harry Christophers
Coro COR-16069 "Bright Orb of Harmony"

Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony (24:23)
St. Louis Sym Orch/David Robertson
Nonesuch 468220-2

August 16, 2009

Holst: First Suite in Eb for Military Band (10:43)
Peabody Conservatory Wind Ensemble/Harlan D. Parker
Naxos 8.572242 "Trendsetters"

Gluck: Ah! Divinités implacables from Alceste (6:38); Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orphée et Eurydice (5:10)
Grétry: Si fidèle au núud qui l'engage from Hermione (2:34)
Véronique Gens, s; Les Talens Lyriques/Christophe Rousset
Virgin 216574-2 "Tragédiennes 2"

Haydn: Piano Sonata in C, Hob XVI:35 (19:07)
Marc-André Hamelin, p
Hyperion CDA-67710 "Haydn: Piano Sonatas, Volume II"

Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante, Op. 125 (40:04)
Pieter Wispelwey, vc; Rotterdam Phil Orch/Vassily Sinaisky
Channel Classics CCS SA 27909

Caccini: Amor ch'attendi (2:19)
Anon: Greensleeves (8:53)
Henry du Bailly: La Folia: Yo soy la Locura (2:35)
Lully: Chaconne from L'Amour Medecin (3:29)
Montserrat Figueras, s; Hespèrion XXI; Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall
Alia Vox AV-9811 "La Barcha d'Amore"

August 9, 2009

Doppler: II from Andante et Rondo, Op. 25 (4:55)
James & Jeanne Galway, f's; Phillip Moll, p
Trad Irish: Danny Boy (3:30)
National Phil Orch/James Galway, f
Vivaldi: I from Concerto, Op. 8/1, The Four Seasons: Spring (3:36)
Zagreb Soloists/James Galway, f
RCA 88697-42201-2 "James Galway Celebrating 70"

R. Strauss: Alpine Symphony, Op. 64 (49:56)
Pittsburgh Sym Orch/Marek Janowski
Pentatone PTC-5186 339

Clarice Assad: I, Personas (Theme & Variations) from Impressions (7:54)
Piazzolla: Primavera Porteña from The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires (6:36)
New Century Chamber Orch/Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, v
NSS Music "Together"

Bent Sørensen: The Shadows of Silence (15:57)
Leif Ove Andsnes, p
EMI Classics 64182-2 "Shadows of Silence"

Bolling: Fugace (4:19); Baroque and Blue (5:31) from Suite for Flute & Jazz Piano
James Galway, f; Tiempo Libre
RCA 88697-32164-2 "O'Reilly Street"

August 2, 2009

William Ferris: Lyrica Sacra (7:32)
George Rochberg: Behold, My Servant (8:06)
William Ferris Chorale/Paul French
Cedille Records CDR 90000 109 "American Choral Premieres"

Beethoven: Piano Concerto #4 in G, Op. 58 (32:29)
Richard Goode, p; Budapest Festival Orch/IvŠn Fischer
Nonesuch 480508-2 (3 CDs)

Ravel: Excerpts from Chants populaires (12:12)
Gerald Finley, br; Julius Drake, p
Hyperion CDA-67728

Trad Irish: The Musical Priest/Scotch Mary (3:42)
Carolan: The Lamentations of Owen Roe O'Neill (2:42)
W.B. Laybourn: Princess Beatrice (1:40)
Trad Scottish: Prince Charlie's Last View of Edinburgh (3:25)
Trad Irish: Trip It Upstairs (Single Jig) (2:21)
Jordi Savall, treble viol; Andrew Lawrence-King, harp & psalterium
Alia Vox AVSA-9865 "The Celtic Viol"

Mahler: Adagio from Symphony #10 (26:52)
Frankfurt Radio Sym Orch/Paavo Järvi
Virgin Classics 2165762 "Mahler: Four Movements"

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