Bill’s Keepers

March 30, 2013, 7:00 pm

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This week on Exploring Music, Bill plays his favorite recordings, those that have found their way into his “Keepers Box.” Consisting of mostly newer releases, Bill’s Keepers Box is full of upcoming stars as well as established masters.

Playlist

Episode 1

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49
I – Molto allegro e agitato
III – Scherzo: Leggiero e vivace
IV – Finale: Allegro assai appassionato (excerpt)
Itzhak Perlman, violin; Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Emanuel Ax, piano
Sony 752192
13:52, 1:22

Marais: Les Folies d’Espagne in D Minor
Variations for solo flute
Robert Stallman, flute
Bogner’s Cafè 104
11:02
Rachmaninoff: Variations On A Theme Of Corelli, Op. 42
Alexander Romanovsky, piano
Decca 476 3334
18:43
Couperin: Pieces De Clavecin
Book III: Musette de Taverny & Le Rossignol et Amour
Robert Stallman, flute; Edwin Swanborn, harpsichord.; Karl Bennion, cello
Bogner’s Cafè 104
5:40

Episode 2

Traditional: So Ro, Godt Barn (Rest Now, Sweet Child)
Arranged by Tone Krohn
Trio Mediaeval
ECM 000988802
3:08

Kalinnikov: The Skylark
Houston Chamber Choir/Simpson
MSR 1311
1:47
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E-Flat Major, K. 364
III – Presto
The Knights/Jacobsen
Lara St. John, violin; Scott St. John, cello;
Ancalagon 136
6:08
Schubert: “Der Hirt Auf Dem Felsen”, D. 965
Benita Valente, soprano;  Harold Wright, clarinet;  Rudolf Serkin, piano
Bridge 9316
11:25
Paquito D’Rivera: Kites Over Havana
from Kites
Imani Winds
Koch 7782
6:30
Saint-Säens: The Carnival of the Animals
Frederic Chiu, piano; David Gonzalez, narrator
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15:46, 1:40
Winkler: Afterglow
Dorothea Cook, violin;  Peter Winkler, piano
Silken Rags
3:47

Episode 3

Webern: Im Sommerwind
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Haitink
CSO Resound 9011002
15:01

Mozart: Piano Concerto in A Major, K. 488
II – Adagio
III – Allegro assai. Alla breve
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra/Fleisher
Leon Fleisher, piNO
Sony 743505
15:01
Debussy: En Blanc et Noir
Ursula Oppens & Jerome Lowenthal, pianos
Cedille 119
14:31, :21
Yorke (Radiohead): How I Made My Millions
Christopher O’Riley, piano
World Village 468034
3:23
Yorke: How I Made My Millions (excerpt)
Thom Yorke, piano
Capitol 93623
:50

Episode 4

Elgar: Viola Concerto In E Minor (adapted from the cello concerto), Op. 85
III – Adagio
IV – Allegro – Moderato – Allegro, ma non troppo – Poco più lento – Adagio
Philharmonia Orchestra/Eschenbach
David Aaron Carpenter, viola
Ondine 11532
15:51

Albéniz: Iberia, Book I: Evocación
El Puerto & Fête-dieu à Seville
Lang Lang, piano
Sony 771901
20:34
Obradors: Chiquitita La Novia
Benita Valente, soprano & David Effron
Bridge 9316
2:22
Miaskovsky: Cello Sonata No. 2 In A, Op. 81
II – Andante cantabile
Wendy Warner, cello; Irina Nuzova, piano
Cedille 120
7:29
O’Connor: Fair Dancer Reel
from Strings & Threads Suite
Sharon Isbin, guitar; Mark O’Connor, violin
Sony 745456
1:14

Episode 5

Bach: Partita No. 1 in B-flat Major, BWV 825
Murray Perahia, piano
Sony 744361
1:37, 18:27

Elgar: Violin Concerto in B Minor
III – Allegro molto
Staatskapelle Dresden/Davis
Nikolaj Znaider, violin
Masterworks 760588
19:12

Schubert: Impromptu No. 3 in G-flat Major, Op. 90, No. 3, D. 899
Vassily Primakov, piano
Bridge 9327
6:11

Niles: “Go ‘Way From My Window”
Sharon Isbin, guitar; Joan Baez, voice
Sony 745456
2:18
O’Connor: Swing & Sweet Suzanne
from Strings & Threads Suite
Sharon Isbin, guitar; Mark O’Connor, violin
Sony 745456
2:22 + 1:49