I Didnt Know About You

April 9, 2013, 7:00 pm

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The making of Exploring Music constantly unearths hidden gems and unexpected delights. This week, Bill shares some of his own musical discoveries and solicits suggestions from listeners.

Playlist

Episode 1

Lu Wencheng: Autumn Moon On A Calm Lake
Lang Lang, piano
DG B000823300
4:03

Du Ming-Xin: Straw Hat Dance
Lang Lang, p.
DG B000823300
6:10

Béla Bartók: Piano Quintet, DD 77
II. Vivace (Scherzando)
IV. Poco A Poco Piu Vivace
Kodály Quartet & Jénö Jándo
Naxos 8.550886
17:11; 1:55

Ravel: Chants Populaires
1. Chanson Française
2. Chanson Espagnole
3. Chanson Italienne
4. Chanson Hébraïque
Cecilia Bartoli, ms,; Myung-Whun Chung, p.
Lon 452667
10:12

Georges Bizet: Roma, III & IV
Orchestre National De Lille/Jean Claude Casadesus
Apex 7489952
13:47

Episode 2

Gustav Mahler: Piano Quartet Movement In A Minor
David Kim, v.; Choong-Jin Chang, vla.; Efe Baltacigil, vc.; Christoph Eschenbach, p.
Ondine 1084
13:23

Edward MacDowell: New England Idyls, Op. 62
1. An Old Garden
2. Mid-Summer
3. Mid-Winter
4. With Sweet Lavender
10. The Joy Of Autumn
Michel Legrand, p.
Apex 49576
10:42

Gian Carlo Menotti: Violin Concerto, II
Pacific Symphony Orchestra/Keith Clark; Ruggiero Ricci, v.
Reference 45
7:58

Lienas: Lamentatio
Schola Cantorum of Boston; Boston Camerata
Erato 45977
6:59

Enriquez: Recordando a Juan de Lienas
Orquesta Filarmónica del Bajío
Coro A.M.E.N. 10152
6:26

Zdenék Fibich: Poem
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra/Goran W. Nilson; Arve Tellefsen, v.
Grappa 4104
3:35

Episode 3

Maria Szymanowska: Nocturne B-flat Major, Moderato
Anna Ciborowska, p.
Dux 450
5:30

Ignace Paderewski: Minuet, Op. 14, No. 1
Sergei Rachmaninoff, p.
RCA 61265
3:52

William Alwyn: Concerto for harp and string orchestra, Lyra Angelica, I & II
City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox; Rachel Masters, hp.
Chan 9065
15:15, 2:51

William Alwyn: Autumn Legend
City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox; Nicholas Daniel, eng. horn
Chan 9065
11:57

György Ligeti: Etude for Piano, Book 1 No. 6, Automne à Varsovie
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, p.
Sony 62308
4:22

Piazzolla: Otoño Porteño
Daniel Barenboim, p.; Rodolfo Mederos, db.; Héctor Console, band.
Teldec 13474
4:53

Rachmainoff: Italian Polka For Trumpet & Piano (4 Hands)
Alastair Mackie, t.; Vladimir Ashkenazy & Vovka Ashkenazy, p.
Decca 470291
1:57

Episode 4

Reynaldo Hahn: Piano Concerto In E
1. Improvisation
2. Danse
3. Rêverie, Toccata et Finale
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/Jean-Yves Ossonce; Stephen Coombs, p.
Hyperion 66897
16:23, 1:42

Peter Lieberson: Neruda Songs (excerpts)
Boston Symphony Orchestra/James Levine; Lorraine Hunt-Lieberson, ms.
Nonesuch 79954
20:28

Gustave Charpentier: On The Hill-Tops fr. Impressions of Italy
Orchestre du Theatre National/Pierre Dervaux
EMI 65150
6:01

Gustave Charpentier: “Depuis Le Jour” from Louise
Prague Philharmonia/Emmanuel Villaume; Anna Netrebko, s.
DG B001221702
5:20

Episode 5

Taverner: “Dum Transisset Sabbatum”
Choir Of King’s College Cambridge/Philip Ledger
EMI 65103
8:23

John Tavener: The Hidden Face
Fretwork; Michael Chance, ct.; Nicholas Daniel, oboe
HM 907285
17:42

Tallis: “Why fum’th in Sight”
Theatre of Voices/Hiller
HM 907154
3:45

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia On A Theme By Thomas Tallis
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
DG 419191
14:11

Duke Ellington: “I Didn’t Know About You”
Karrin Allyson, Russ Long, Gerald Spaits, Todd Strait
Concord 4543
4:29