Aeolian Impromptu

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Guest hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time (approx.)




Record Title


7:00 pm

Erik Satie

·         Gymnopédies I

·         Gymnopédies III

Robert Aitken, Flute

Erica Goodman, Harp

Jeux a Deux

Marquis Classics


Andre Caplet

Rêverie (1897)

Leone Buyse, Flute

Martin Amlin, Piano

Dedicated to Barrère

Crystal Records


Henry Woollett

Sonata in B-flat Minor (1903)

·         Allegretto con moto

·         Andante

·         Allegro non troppo


George Frederick McKay

Concerto for Violin & Orchestra (1940)

·         Allegro molto ma risoluto

·         Andante, quasi adagio

·         Allegro vigoroso

Brian Reagin, Violin


National Radio Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, John McLaughlin Williams, cond.

McKay: Violin Concerto/Sinfonietta No. 4

American Classics

8:00 pm

Samuel Barber

Medea’s Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, cond.

Music of Samuel Barber

EMI Digital


Sergei Prokofiev

Alexander Nevsky Cantata, Op.78

·         Russia beneath the Yoke of the Mongols

·         Song about Alexander Nevsky

·         The Crusaders in Pskov

·         “Arise People of Russia”

·         The Battle on the Ice

·         The Field of the Dead

·         Alexander’s Entry into Pskov

Christine Cairns, Mezzo-soprano

Los Angeles Master Chorale, John Currie, Director

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Andre Prévin, Cond.

Alexander Nevsky, Lieutenant Kije


9:00 pm

Charles Ives

Central Park in the Dark

Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton, cond.

Ives Symphonies Nos 1 & 4



Rudolf Escher

Three poems by W.H. Auden (1975)

·         If I could tell you

·         A curse

·         Warm are the still and lucky miles

Netherlands Chamber Choir, Ed Spanjaard, cond.

The Choral Works of Rudolf Escher

NM Classics


Lennox Berkeley

Settings of Poems by W.H. Auden

·         Lay your sleeping head, my love, Op. 14 No. 2b

Della Jones, Mezzo-Soprano

Philip Langridge, Tenor

Steuart Bedford, Piano

Britten/Berkeley: Auden Songs