Thursday, February 22, 2007


Sharon Percy Rockefeller, I Paid My Dues But Where Did Our Tokenist Fifteen Minutes Of Daily American Classical Music Go?

The New Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Thursday, February 22, 2007

6:07am: Symphony #5: IV
Franz Schubert
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)
[Teldec 4509-91184]
6:13am: Valse (for piano 6 hands)
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Anna & Ines Walachowski (pianists)
[Berlin Classics 0017332]
6:16am: Rondo, K. 386
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Murray Perahia (piano)
English Chamber Orchestra
Murray Perahia (conductor)
[CBS 39224]
6:27am: Hungarian Dance #11
Johannes Brahms
Berlin State Symphony Orchestra
Otmar Suitner (conductor)
[Denon 74597]
6:36am: Roses from the South
Johann Jr Strauss
Johann Strauss Orchestra
Willi Boskovsky (conductor)
[EMI 47052]
6:46am: Symphony #8: III
Antonin Dvorak
Cleveland Orchestra
George Szell (conductor)
[Sony 63151]
6:54am: Tancredi: Overture
Gioacchino Rossini
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Jaime Laredo (conductor)
[Nimbus 5078]
7:07am: Sleeping Beauty: Waltz
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein (conductor)
[CBS 44725]
7:12am: Prelude #4
Cesar Cui
Jeffrey Biegel (piano)
[Naxos 555.557]
7:16am: Oboe Concerto #1
George Frideric Handel
Brynjar Hoff (oboe)
English Chamber Orchestra
Ian Watson (conductor)
[Libra 1002]
7:25am: French Military March
Camille Saint-Saens
Philadelphia Orchestra
Eugene Ormandy (conductor)
[CBS 38290]
7:36am: Clarinet Concerto B-flat Major: III
Theodor von Schacht
Dieter Kloecker (clarinet)
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Hans Stadlmair (conductor)
[Orfeo 290.931]
7:46am: Arabeske
Robert Schumann
Nelson Freire (piano)
[Decca 0001228]
7:54am: Alessandro: Excerpts (3)
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Musica Antiqua of Cologne
Reinhard Goebel (conductor)
[Archiv 445.824]
8:07am: Characters of the Dance
Jean-Fery Rebel
Musicians of the Louvre
Marc Minkowski (conductor)
[Musifrance 2292-45974]
8:16am: Concerto, RV 452
Antonio Vivaldi
Burkhard Glaetzner (oboe)
Leipzig New Bach Collegium Musicum
Max Pommer (conductor)
[Capriccio 10.116]
8:24am: Caprice #24
Nicolo Paganini
Angele Dubeau (violin)
La Pieta
[Analekta 28723]
8:36am: Symphony #11
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
London Philharmonic
Erich Leinsdorf (conductor)
[MCA 9808B]
8:46am: The Roman Carnival
Hector Berlioz
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Paul Paray (conductor)
[Mercury 434.328]
8:56am: Snow Maiden: Dance of the Tumblers
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein (conductor)
[CBS 36728]
9:07am: Gadfly: Romance
Dmitri Shostakovich
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Leonid Grin (conductor)
[Capriccio 10.298]
9:14am: Symphony #7
Ludwig van Beethoven
Vienna Philharmonic
Simon Rattle (conductor)
[EMI 57445]
9:55am: Le Ridicule Prince Jodelet: Sinfonia
Reinhard Keiser
Berlin Academy for Old Music
[Harmonia Mundi 90.1852]
10:07am: Swedish Dances
Max Bruch
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Kurt Masur (conductor)
[Philips 420.932]
10:18am: Piano Concerto #15
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mitsuko Uchida (piano)
English Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Tate (conductor)
[Philips 426.305]
10:43am: Oboe Concerto B-flat Major
Johan Helmich Roman
Per-Olof Gillblad (oboe)
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Ulf Bjorlin (conductor)
[EMI 49646]
11:07am: Flute Trio #3 "London"
Joseph Haydn
Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute)
Isaac Stern (violin)
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello)
[CBS 37786]
11:19am: Symphony #1 "Spring"
Robert Schumann
Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
David Zinman (conductor)
[Telarc 80230]
11:52am: Variations on a Theme from "Alruna"
Ludwig Spohr
Thea King (clarinet)
English Chamber Orchestra
James Judd (conductor)
[Hyperion 66300]
12:07pm: Capriccio Espagnol
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
Kees Bakels (conductor)
[Bis 1387]
12:23pm: String Quartet #12 "American"
Antonin Dvorak
Cleveland Quartet
[Telarc 80283]
12:49pm: Divertimento, K. 137
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
I Musici
[Philips 412.120]
1:07pm: Macbeth: Ballet Music (Act III)
Giuseppe Verdi
Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra
Roberto Abbado (conductor)
[RCA 62651]
1:18pm: Piano Concerto #2
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam
Bernard Haitink (conductor)
[London 414.475]
1:54pm: Trumpet Sonata, G. 7
Giuseppe Torelli
Thomas Hammes (trumpet)
European Chamber Soloists
Nicol Matt (conductor)
[Brilliant 92401]
2:07pm: Gold and Silver Waltz
Franz Lehar
Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Franz Bauer-Theussl (conductor)
[Philips 412.883]
2:16pm: Piano Trio, Op. 1 #1
Ludwig van Beethoven
Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)
Itzhak Perlman (violin)
Lynn Harrell (cello)
[EMI 47455]
2:49pm: Concerto, RV 407
Antonio Vivaldi
Markus Nyikos (cello)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Hans Maile (conductor)
[Schwann 11624]
3:07pm: Polonaise Brillante #2
Henryk Wieniawski
Maxim Vengerov (violin)
Ian Brown (piano)
[EMI 57916]
3:17pm: Symphony #93
Joseph Haydn
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Claudio Abbado (conductor)
[DG 429.776]
3:41pm: Concerto, BWV 1053
Johann Sebastian Bach
Andras Schiff (piano)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Andras Schiff (conductor)
[London 425.676]
4:07pm: La vie parisienne: Overture
Jacques Offenbach
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestr
Louis Fremaux (conductor)
[EMI 63023]
4:12pm: Sinfonies de Fanfares: Rondeau
Jean-Joseph Mouret
Wynton Marsalis (trumpet)
English Chamber Orchestra
Anthony Newman (conductor)
[DG 0005042]
4:16pm: Symphony #12
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concentus Musicus of Vienna
Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)
[Teldec 9031-74728]
4:33pm: Symphony #2: IV
Ludwig van Beethoven
Revolutionary & Romantic Orchestra
[Archiv 439.900]
4:41pm: Gade (Lyric Piece, Op. 57 #2)
Edvard Grieg
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)
[EMI 57296]
4:46pm: Concerto, RV 455
Antonio Vivaldi
Pierre Pierlot (oboe)
Venetian Soloists
Claudio Scimone (conductor)
[Erato 4509-92130]
4:56pm: Dardanus: Rigaudons
Jean-Philippe Rameau
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra
Jean Lamon (conductor)
[CBC 5229]
5:07pm: Cello Concerto F Major : IV
Nicola Fiorenza
Gaetano Nasillo (cello)
Ensemble 415
Chiara Banchini (conductor)
[Harmonia Mundi 050302]
5:12pm: Coppelia: Waltz
Leo Delibes
Cincinnati Pops
Erich Kunzel (conductor)
[Telarc 80625]
5:16pm: The Marriage Contract: Overture
Gioacchino Rossini
Haydn Philharmonia
Ezio Rojatti (conductor)
[Nuova Era 6726]
5:23pm: Symphony #2: IV
Johannes Brahms
Cleveland Orchestra
Christoph von Dohnanyi (conductor)
[Teldec 244.972]
5:34pm: Octet #1 B Major
Carl Stamitz
Consortium Classicum
[CPO 999.081]
5:46pm: Trio Sonata E Minor (BWV 528)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Heinz Holliger (oboe)
Tabea Zimmerman (viola)
Christiane Jaccottet (harpsichord)
Thomas Demenga (cello)
[Philips 422.328]
5:56pm: Waltz C-sharp Minor (Op. 64 #2)
Frederic Chopin
Jon Kimura Parker (piano)
[Telarc 80147]
6:07pm: Concerto, RV 583: I
Antonio Vivaldi
Giuliano Carmignola (violin)
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Andrea Marcon (conductor)
[Archiv 0003849]
6:12pm: Ruins of Athens: Turkish March
Ludwig van Beethoven
Philharmonia Virtuosi of New York
Richard Kapp (conductor)
[CBS 37216]
6:16pm: Symphony #36 "Linz": IV
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
English Baroque Soloists
[Philips 422.419]
6:29pm: Piano Quintet: I-Allegro
Robert Schumann
Menahem Pressler (piano)
Emerson Quartet
[DG 445.848]
6:39pm: Concerto for Lute & Flute, SC 9: IV
Silvius Leopold Weiss
Richard Stone (lute)
Gwyn Roberts (flute)
[Chandos 0707]
6:46pm: Symphony #9
Michael Haydn
Slovak Chamber Orchestra
Bohdan Warchal (conductor)
[CPO 999.153]
6:54pm: Dubinushka
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
London Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Jaervi (conductor)
[Chandos 8783]
7:00pm: The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer

8:07pm: Les Horaces: Overture
Antonio Salieri
Philharmonia Orchestra
Pietro Spada (conductor)
[ASV 955]
8:13pm: Piano Concerto #22
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Alicia de Larrocha (piano)
English Chamber Orchestra
Sir Colin Davis (conductor)
[RCA 61698]
8:49pm: Night on Bald Mountain
Modest Mussorgsky
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Fritz Reiner (conductor)
[RCA 61394]
9:07pm: L'Italiana in Algeri: Overture
Gioacchino Rossini
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Charles Dutoit (conductor)
[London 433.074]
9:16pm: Cello Concerto #1 C Major
Joseph Haydn
Claude Starck (cello)
Cologne Chamber Orchestra
[Schwann 316.024]
9:43pm: Masquerade Suite
Aram Khachaturian
Scottish National Orchestra
Neeme Jaervi (conductor)
[Chandos 8542]
10:07pm: Sheep May Safely Graze (from Cantata #208)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Philadelphia Orchestra
Wolfgang Sawallisch (conductor)
[EMI 85072]
10:13pm: Violin Concerto
Ludwig van Beethoven
Hilary Hahn (violin)
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
David Zinman (conductor)
[Sony 60584]
10:59pm: Bureaucratic Sonatina: I
Eric Satie
Jean-Yves Thibaudet (piano)
[Decca 470.290]
11:07pm: Concerto for Trumpet and 2 Oboes D Major
Georg Philipp Telemann
Ludwig Guettler (trumpet)
Leipzig New Bach Collegium Musicum
[Capriccio 10.016]
11:22pm: Violin Sonata #1
Gabriel Faure
Yo-Yo Ma (cello)
Kathryn Stott (piano)
[Sony 87287]
11:48pm: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
Claude Debussy
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Andre Previn (conductor)
[Philips 426.255]

[Click on image for enlargement.]

Frederick Edwin Church, "Niagara," 1857, 42½ inches high by 90½ inches wide, oil paint on canvas, currently at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Image credit: and its Nineteen Century American Art Project. With thanks.


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