A Musical Offering

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Guest Hosted by Nicholas Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00 pm

Liszt

“La lugubre gondola (1885)”

Stephen Hough, piano

Liszt: Piano Works

Virgin Classics (2 discs)

Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S514

Evgeny Kissin, piano

Evgeny Kissin: Schubert: Sonata in B-Flat

RCA

Liszt-Schubert

Standchen, S560, No.7, from Schwanengesang, D957; Das Wandern, S565, No.1 from Die Schone Mullerin, D795

7:30 pm

Schubert

Lieder nach Gedichten von Ludwig Rellstab: Herbst, D945; Lebensmut, D937; Auf dem Strom, D943

Michael Volle, baritone; Ulrich Eisenlohr, piano; Sjon Scott, horn

Schubert: Schwanengesang

Naxos

Mendelssohn

Variations serieuses in D Minor, Op. 54

Benjamin Frith, piano

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) Piano Works Vol. 2

Naxos

8:00 pm

Schubert (arr. John Williams & Christopher Gunning)

Sonata “Arpeggione,” D. 821

John Williams & the Australian Chamber Orchestra

John Williams, Giuliani Guitar Concerto

Sony Classical

8:30 pm

Carl Maria von Weber

Clarinet Quintet in B Flat Major, Op. 34 (J. 182)

Kalman Berkes, Clarinet; Auer Quartet

Weber Clarinet Quintet, Op. 34

Naxos

9:00 pm

Rudolf Escher (1912-1980)

Songs of Love and Eternity (1955):

1 These are the days when birds come back
2 Wild nights!
3 Heart, we will forget him!
4 The wind tapped like a tired man
5 To make a prairie it takes a clover

Netherlands Chamber Choir, Ed Spanjaard, conductor

The Choral Works of Rudolf Escher

NM Classics

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Tango Sensations (for string quartet & bandoneon):

Asleep

Alban Berg Quartett; Gunter Pichler, violin; Gerhard Schultz, violin; Thomas Kakuska, viola; Valentin Erben, cello; Par Arne Glorvigen, bandoneon

Tango Sensations

EMI Classics

Eduardo Arolas (1892-1924)

El Marne (gran tango de salon)

Alban Berg Quartett

Tango Sensations

EMI Classics

Egberto Gismonti

Agua e Vinho (Water & Wine)

Graham Anthony Devine, guitar

Guitar Music from Brazil

Naxos