Aeolian Impromptu

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Guest hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00 pm

Erik Satie
(1866-1925)

·         Gymnopédies I

·         Gymnopédies III

Robert Aitken, Flute

Erica Goodman, Harp

Jeux a Deux

Marquis Classics

 

Andre Caplet
(1878-1925)

Rêverie (1897)

Leone Buyse, Flute

Martin Amlin, Piano

Dedicated to Barrère

Crystal Records

 

Henry Woollett
(1864-1936)

Sonata in B-flat Minor (1903)

·         Allegretto con moto

·         Andante

·         Allegro non troppo

 

George Frederick McKay
(1899-1970)

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
(1910-1981)

Medea’s Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, cond.

Music of Samuel Barber

EMI Digital

 

Sergei Prokofiev
(1891-1953)

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

Telarc

9:00 pm

Charles Ives
(1874-1954)

Central Park in the Dark

Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton, cond.

Ives Symphonies Nos 1 & 4

Hyperion

 

Rudolf Escher
(1912-1980)

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
(1903-1989

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

Naxos