‘BURIED TREASURE (Hosted by Lewis Smoley)’

Buried Treasure – The Sea (Part I)

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Listening Guide

The Works

Ralph Vaughan Williams – A Sea Symphony

Hugo Alfvén (1872-1960) – Symphony No. 4 In C Minor, Op. 39 (“From The Seaward Skerries”)
Elisabeth Söderström, soprano
Gösta Winbergh, tenor
Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Stig Westerberg, conductor
(Bluebell ABCD 001)
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Gustaf Nordqvist – Til Havs (To The Sea)
Jussi Bjoerling, Tenor
Orchestra Conducted By Bertil Bokstedt (EMI 2 17313 2)
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Gösta Nystroem (1890-1966) – Sinfonia Del Mare (Symphony No. 3)
Elisabeth Söderström, Soprano
Erling Blöndal Bengtsson, Cello
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Stig Westerberg, Conductor
(Discofil SCD 1015)
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Paul Gilson (1865-1942) – De Zee (The Sea)
Brtn Philharmonic Orchestra
Karl-Anton Rickenbacher, Conductor
(Discover DICD 920126)
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Edward Macdowell (1860-1908) – Sea Pieces, Op. 55
James Barbagallo, Piano
(Marco Polo 8.223631)
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Sir Charles Villers Stanford (1852-1924) – Songs Of The Sea, Op. 91
Gerald Finley, Baritone
BBC National Chorus Of Wales
BBC National Orchestra Of Wales
Richard Hickox, Conductor
(Chandos CHSA 5043)
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Til Havs (To The Sea)
You blow, fresh wind of the ocean
from the southwest
and sweetly caress the sailor’s cheek
best of all the winds

Toward the sea and storms
you boldly course
toward sea and storms
be then on guard!

On an endless ocean path, life is free
and cares are forgotten
when the green-white sea sings
its high freedom song

Toward sea . . . .

Swell, great lovely sail, swell
on the push of the wind
with resounding delight towards
mountainous waves
in the moment’s utmost joy

Toward the sea . . . .

Buried Treasure – The Sea (Part II)

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

Listening Guide

The Works

Henry Kimball Hadley (1871-1937) – The Ocean, Op. 99
National Symphony Orchestra Of Ukraine
John Mclaughlin Williams, Conductor
(Naxos 8.559064)
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Philippe Gaubert (1879-1941) – Les Chants De La Mer
Orchestre Philharmonique Du Luxembourg
Marc Soustrot, Conductor
(Timpani 1c1135)
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Frederick Delius (1862-1934) – Sea Drift
Thomas Hampson, Baritone
Orchestra And Chorus Of The Welsh National Opera
Sir Charles Mackerras, Conductor
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Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996) – Toward The Sea For Alto Flute And Guitar
Robert Aitken, Flute
Norbert Kraft, Guitar
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Howard Hanson (1896-1981) – Symphony No. 7 “A Sea Symphony”
Seattle Symphony And Chorale
Gerard Schwarz, Conductor
(Delos DE 3130)
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Haydn Wood (1882-1959) – The Seafarer: A Nautical Rhapsody
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava)
Adrian Leaper, Conductor
(Marco Polo 8.223402)

John Alden Carpenter (1876-1951) – Sea Drift
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Karl Krueger, Conductor
(Bridge 9190)

Robert Hughes (1912-2007) – Sea Spells (1973)
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Willem Van Otterloo, Conductor
(RCA VRL10191)

The Ocean, Op. 99
Tear A Leaf From The Furies’ History,
Loosen The Wind’s Hoarse Blast,
Unroll The Scroll Of Stormy Mystery
Over The Ocean’s Vast!

Let The Wind With Its Shrill Lash
Whip The Waves Until They Gnash
And Spume And Foam And Seethe And Fret,
And Gape Their Jagged Jaws To Spet
Their Angry Spray Anent The Sky:
And Rear Their Towering Might To Try

To Quench The Heaven’s Sullen Ashes
And Fulminating Flashes
Leaping Through The Smoky Clouds,
That Hang Low Like Trailing Shrouds
From Wailing Winds Wild In Their Cry;
While The Echoing Thunder Crashes
Tremendously From High.

Rise, Thou Monster Muddy-Muscled,
Million-Armed Briareus!
Now If Ever Thou Hast Tussled,
Wrestle With Thy Protean Thews.
Engulf The Wind That Scornful Mocks,
Thy Hoary Head And Spray-Dashed Locks.
Show Thy Fangs And Foaming Teeth,

Growl Thy Darkest, Growl Beneath!
Rise, Oh Rise!
Blot The Light And Drown The Skies:
Stoop, Thou Heaven, Ope Thy Gate,
Not In Mercy But In Hate,
Rise, Oh Rise!
Death’s Abroad And Will Be Sate.

Naiads Bound In Graceful Slumber
Lie Within The Dark Green Caves;
Where The Flush Of Slipping Waves
Of The Willowy Weeds, And Laves
The Pearled Grottoes Without Number.

The Wash Of Waters Laps The Strand,
Then A Retreating Hush
Of Waves Soft Gliding From The Sand
With A Hearkening Tush.
The Undines Dance At The Curving Edge
Where Falls The Spray;
They Move To The Murmurs Of The Sedge
That Darks With Mystery The Ledge,
In The Moon’s Pale Day.

The Crooning Wind Floats Half Asleep
Tuning Its Haunting Monotone,
But Wandering Still On The Breast Of The Deep,
Alone — Alone –
Mingling Its Sigh With The Sedge’s Moan,
All Else Doth Silence Keep,
Save Where The Tripping Sea-Sprites Dance,
With Dripping Toes In Gleeful Advance
And Eager Retreat,
Treading The Time With Faery Feet,
Threading Mazes Like Those Of Crete,
Throughout The Serrate Rim.

The Dreaming Moon-Light Silvers All
In The Eve Serene;
And The Rolling Rise And Fall
Of The Waves, Careen,
Rhythmical And Gradual,
Mesmerically Musical,
Hold The Sea In Silent Thrall
And Undulate The Sheen.
Now The Halcyon Breeds Its Young
On The Ocean’s Lull;
Now Is Heard The Distant Call
Of The Wandering Gull.

Under Night’s Deep Sapphire Pall
All Else To Sleep Is Sung.
Thy Deep Rest Pervades, My Soul
With Inviolable Quiet.
Oh, Thou Great, Dark Sea,
I Would Be One With Thee.
Gliding Like Thee To Thy Goal
Gaining Ever Closer Nigh It.
Riding On A Tidal Roll
Over Every Hindering Shoal,
And Ever Grandly Sweeping By It
To Eternity.

Frederick Delius (1862-1934) – Sea Drift
CHORUS: Once Paumanok,
When the lilac scent was in the air and
fifth-month grass was growing,
Up this seashore in some briers,
Two feather’d guests from Alabama,
two together,
And their nest, and four light-green eggs
Spotted with brown,

BARITONE: And every day the he-bird to and fro
near at hand,
And every day the she-bird crouch’d on
her nest, silent, with bright eyes,
And every day I, a curious boy, never too
close, never disturbing them,
Cautiously peering, absorbing,
translating.

CHORUS: Shine! shine! shine!
Pour down your warmth, great sun!
While we bask, we two together,
Two together!
Winds blow south or winds blow north,
Day come white, or night come black.

BARITONE: Home, or rivers and mountain from
home,

CHORUS: Singing all time, minding no time,
While we two keep together.

BARITONE: Till of a sudden,
Maybe kill’d, unknown to her mate,
One forenoon the she-bird crouch’d not
on the nest,
Nor return’d that afternoon, nor the next,
Nor ever appear’d again.
And thence forward all summer in the
sound of the sea,
And at night under the full of the moon
in calmer weather,
Over the hoarse surging of the sea,
Or flitting from brier to brier by day,
I saw, I heard at intervals the remaining
one, the he-bird,
The solitary guest from Alabama.

CHORUS: Blow! blow! blow!
Blow up sea-winds along Paumanok’s
shore;
I wait and I wait till you blow my mate
to me.

BARITONE: Yes, when the stars glisten’d,
All night long on the prong of a moss-
scallop’d stake,
Down almost amid the slapping waves,
Sat the lone singer, wonderful, causing
tears.
He call’d on his mate,
He pour’d forth the meanings which I of
all men know.
Yes, my brother, I know.
The rest might not, but I have treasur’d
every note,
For more than once dimly down to the
beach gliding,
Silent, avoiding the moonbeams,
blending myself with the shadows,
Recalling now the obscure shapes, the
echoes, the sounds and sights after
their sorts,
The white arms out in the breakers
tirelessly tossing,
I, with bare feet, a child, the wind
wafting my hair,
Listen’d long and long,
Listen’d to keep, to sing, now
translating the notes,
Following you my brother.

CHORUS: Soothe! soothe! soothe!
Close on its wave soothes the wave
behind,
And again another behind embracing
And lapping, every one close,
But my love soothes not me, not me,
Low hangs the moon, it rose late,
It is lagging–O I think it is heavy with
Love, with love.

BARITONE: O madly the sea pushes upon the land,
With love, with love.
O night! Do I not see my love fluttering
out among the breakers?
What is that little black thing I see there
in the white?
Loud! loud! loud!
Loud I call to you, my love!
High and clear I shoot my voice over
the waves,
Surely you must know who is here,
is here,
You must know who I am, my love.

CHORUS: O rising stars!
Perhaps the one I want so much will rise,
Will rise with some of you.
O throat! O trembling throat!
Sound clearer through the atmosphere!
Pierce the woods, the earth,
Somewhere listening to catch you must
Be the one I want.

BARITONE: Shake out carols!
Solitary here, the night’s carols!
Carols of lonesome love! death’s carols!
Carols under that lagging, yellow,
waning moon!
O under that moon where she droops
almost down into the sea!
O reckless despairing carols.
But soft! sink low!
Soft! let me just murmur,
And do you wait a moment you husky
voic’d sea.
For somewhere I believe I heard my mate
responding to me,
So faint, I must be still, be still to listen,
But not altogether still, for then she
might not come immediately to me,
Hither my love!
Here I am! here!
With this just sustain’d note I announce
myself to you,
This gentle call is for you my love,
for you.

CHORUS: Do not be decoy’d elsewhere,
That is the whistle of the wind, it is not
my voice,
That is the fluttering, the fluttering of
the spray,
Those are the dark shadows of leaves.
O darkness! O in vain!

BARITONE: O I am very sick and sorrowful.
O brown halo in the sky near the moon,
drooping upon the sea
O troubled reflection in the sea!
O throat! O throbbing heart!
And I singing uselessly, uselessly all
the night.
O past! O happy life! O songs of joy!
In the air, in the woods, over fields,
Loved! loved! loved! loved! loved!
But my mate no more, no more with me!
We two together no more!

Buried Treasure – Sir Arnold Bax

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Listening Guide


OTHER WORKS BY BAX:

  • THE BARD OF THE DIMBOVITZA 1914
  • CATHALEEN NI HOOLIHAN 1903-05
  • CONCERTANTE FOR PIANO (LEFT HAND) & ORCH.24:07 1949
  • CHRISTMAS EVE 1912
  • DANCE OF WILD IRRAVEL (from 4 ORCHESTRAL SKETCHES) 1912-13
  • THE DEVIL THAT TEMPTED ST. ANTHONY 1928
  • FANTASY SONATA FOR HARP & VIOLA
  • FATHERLAND from THE TALES OF ENSIGN STÅL) 6:50 1907
  • FESTIVAL OVERTURE 1909/11
  • ALLEGRO VIVACE
  • FROM DUSK TILL DAWN 1917
  • GOLDEN EAGLE 1946
  • HARDANGER 1927
  • IN MEMORIAM
  • IN THE FAERY HILLS 1909, rev. 1921
  • IRISH LANDSCAPE (from Three Pieces for Small Orch.) 1928
  • A LEGEND 1944
  • LEGEND FOR VIOLA AND PIANO 10:21 1929
  • LEGEND SONATA 1943
  • LONDON PAGEANT 1937
  • LYRICAL INTERLUDE FOR STRING QUINTET 1922
  • MALTA G.C. (film score) 1942
  • MEDITERRANEAN 3:08 orch. 1922
  • MOY MELL (AN IRISH TONE-POEM) 1916
  • THE MORNING WATCH 1935
  • TO THE NAME ABOVE EVERY NAME 1923
  • NOCTURNES 1911
  • NORTHERN BALLAD NO.1 1927
  • NORTHERN BALLAD NO.2 1934
  • NORTHERN BALLAD NO. 3 (PRELUDE TO A SOLEMN OCCASION)
  • “OLIVER TWIST”:INCIDENTAL MUSIC 1948
  • OVERTURE TO ADVENTURE 1937
  • OVERTURE: WORK IN PROGRESS 1943
  • PAEAN orch. 1938 (1920)
  • PIANO MUSIC:
  • A HILL TUNE
  • BURLESQUE
  • WINTER WATERS
  • MEDITERRANEAN
  • SLEEPY HEAD
  • IN A VODKA SHOP
  • CEREMONIAL DANCE
  • MAY NIGHT IN THE UKRAINE
  • WATER MUSIC
  • GOPAK
  • THE MAIDEN AND THE DAFFODIL
  • SERPENT DANCE
  • LULLABY
  • COUNTRY TUNE
  • O DAME GET UP AND BAKE YOUR PIES
  • PIANO PIECES:
  • DREAM IN EXILE(Intermezzo)
  • PAEAN(Passacaglia)
  • WHAT THE MINSTREL TOLD US
  • CONCERT VALSE IN Eb
  • 2 RUSSIAN TONE-PICTURES
  • TOCCATA
  • THE PRINCESS’S ROSE GARDEN
  • IN A VODKA SHOP
  • THE MAIDEN WITH THE DAFFODIL
  • APPLE-BLOSSOM TIME
  • SLEEPY-HEAD
  • A MOUNTAIN MOOD
  • WINTER WATERS
  • DREAM IN EXILE
  • NEREID
  • ON A MAY EVENING
  • A ROMANCE
  • WHIRLIGG
  • THE SLAVE GIRL
  • WHAT THE MINSTREL TOLD US
  • CEREMONIAL DANCE
  • SERPENT DANCE
  • WATER MUSIC
  • LULLABY
  • BURLESQUE
  • COUNTRY-TUNE
  • A HILL TUNE
  • MEDITERRANEAN
  • O DAME GET UP AND BAKE YOUR PIES
  • PIANO SONATA NO.1 IN f# 1921
  • PIANO SONATA NO.2 IN G 1919
  • PIANO SONATA NO.3 IN g# 1926
  • PIANO SONATA NO.4 IN G 1932
  • THE POISONED FOUNTAIN 1928
  • RAPID
  • QUINTET FOR HARP & STRINGS 1919
  • RED AUTUMN 1931
  • ROGUE’S COMEDY OVERTURE 1936
  • ROMANTIC OVERTURE 1926
  • RUSSIAN SUITE orch. 1919
  • SAGA FRAGMENT 1932
  • ST. PATRICK’S BREASTPLATE (CHORAL) 1923
  • SINFONIETTA ASYMPHONIC PHANTASY 1932
  • SONATA FOR FLUTE & HARP 1928
  • SONATA FOR TWO PIANOS 1929
  • SONATINA 1933
  • STRING QUARTET NO. 1 IN G 1918
  • STRING QUARTET NO. 2 IN a 1925
  • STRING QUARTET NO.3 IN F 1936
  • STRING QUARTET IN E 1903
  • ADAGIO MA NON TROPPO ACATHALEEN-NI-HOLLIHAN
  • SUMMER MUSIC 1917/orch. 1920
  • SYMPHONIC SCHERZO 1917/rev. 1933
  • SYMPHONIC VARIATIONS FOR PIANO & ORCHESTRA 1917/orch. 1918
  • SYMPHONY NO.1 IN Eb 1922
  • SYMPHONY NO.2 in e and C 1926
  • SYMPHONY NO.3 IN C 1929
  • SYMPHONY NO.4 1931
  • SYMPHONY NO.6 1934
  • SYMPHONY NO.7 1939
  • TAMARA SUITE 1911
  • TINTAGEL 1917/orch. 1918
  • THE TRUTH ABOUT THE RUSSIAN DANCERS 1920
  • VIOLIN SONATAS NOS. 1-3 1910/1915, rev. 1921/1927
  • WALSINGHAME 1926
  • WINTER LEGENDS 1930

The Work

THE GARDEN OF FAND (16:27) 1913, orch. 1916
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Adrian Boult, conductor
(Musical Heritage MHS 1769) (Lyrita SRCD.231)
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Halle Orchestra
John Barbirolli, conductor
(Mercury 50115)[RVW #8]
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BBC Philharmonic 17:28
Vernon Handley, conductor
(Chandos CHAN 10362 CD)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra 16:32
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
(Naxos 8.553525 cd)
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ELEGIAC TRIO FOR HARP, VIOLA & FLUTE (23:02) 1916
Mobius (Naxos 8.554507 CD)
Moderate tempo
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ENCHANTED SUMMER from PROMETHEUS UNBOUND (28:04) 1910
Anne Williams-King; Lynore McWhirter
Brighton Festival Chorus
Royal Philharmonic
Vernon Handley, conductor
(Chandos CHAN 10366X CD)
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THE HAPPY FOREST 1914/orch.1921
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
(Naxos 8.553608 CD)
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Other Recording:
London Symphony Orchestra
Edward Downes, conductor
(RCA GL 42247)
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PIANO MUSIC (COMPLETE)
Eric Parkin, piano
(4 Chandos CHAN x10132 CD)
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TWO RUSSIAN PICTURES

FAREWELL, MY YOUTH

EVENINGS ON A FARM AT DIKANKA

THE MAIDEN WITH THE DAFFODIL

THE PRINCESS’S ROSE GARDEN

APPLE-BLOSSOM-TIME

ON A MAY EVENING

NEREID

SLEEPY HEAD

IN THE TWILIGHT (12:40) 1908
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
(Naxos 8.557144 CD)
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NOVEMBER WOODS (18:34) 1917
BBC Philharmonic
Vernon Handley, conductor
(Chandos CHAN 10362 CD)
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London Philharmonic
Adrian Boult, conductor
(Musical Heritage MHS 1229)
[MOERAN:SINF.](Lyrita SRCD.231)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
(Naxos 8.554093 CD)
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OVERTURE TO A PICARESQUE COMEDY (1930)
BBC Philharmonic
Vernon Handley, conductor
(5-Chandos CHAN 10122 CD)

Other Recordings:
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Igor Buketoff, conductor
(RCA Vic 3005)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
(Naxos 8.555343 CD)
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FOUR SONGS FOR TENOR AND ORCHESTRA:
A LYKE WAKE; ETERNITY; GLAMOUR; SLUMBER SONG (orch. 1934)

Martyn Hill, tenor
London Philharmonic
Bryden Thomson, conductor
(Chandos CHAN 8628)
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GLAMOUR

SLUMBER SONG

ETERNITY

A LYKE-WAKE

NYMPHOLEPT (NATURE POEM FOR ORCHESTRA) 1912/orch.1915
London Philharmonic 17:49
Bryden Thomson, conductor
(Chandos CHAN 8493CD)
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Royal Scottish National Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
(Naxos 8.555343 CD)
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CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN & ORCHESTRA (35:06) 1938
Lydia Morddkovitch, violin
London Philharmonia
Bryden Thomson, conductor
(Chandos CHAN 9003)
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(1) Overture, Ballad and Scherzo. Allegro Risoluto – Allegro Moderato – Poco Largamente
(2) Adagio
(3) Allegro – Slow Valse Tempo – Andante con moto


SPRING FIRE SYMPHONY (30:38) 1913
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vernon Handley, conductor
(Chandos ABRD 1180) (Chandos CHAN X10155 CD)
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THE TALE THE PINE TREES KNEW (16:33) 1931
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
(Naxos 8.554509 CD)
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CONCERTANTE FOR 3 WIND INSTRUMENTS & ORCH. (28:32) 1948-49
BBC Philharmonic
Martyn Brabbins, conductor
(Chandos CHAN 9879 CD)
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(1) Elegy: Lento poco ad lib.
Gillian Callow, English horn
(2) Scherzo: Allegro–Allegretto semplice
John Bradbury, clarinet
(3) Lento
Jonathan Goodall, horn
(4) Allegro ma non troppo, brillante



MORNING SONG (MAYTIME IN SUSSEX) (8:15) 1946
Margaret Fingerhut, piano
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Bryden Thomson, conductor
(Chandos ABRD 1226)
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SYMPHONY NO.5 IN C# 1932
BBC Philharmonic
Vernon Handley, conductor
(5-Chandos CHAN 10122 CD)
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(1) Poco lento – Allegro con fuoco – Moderato
(2) Poco lento
(3) Poco moderato – Allegro -
Epilogue (Doppio movimento alla breve)


Other Recordings:
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Raymond Leppard, conductor
(Lyrita 58)
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London Philharmonic Orchestra
Bryden Thomson, conductor
(Chandos CHAN 8669 CD)
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Royal Scottish National Orchestra
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
(Naxos 8.554509 CD)
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Buried Treasure – 2/5ths & 3/6ths – Part I

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Listening Guide

The Work

Mily Balakirev (1837-1910)


GRANDE FANTASIE ON RUSSIAN FOLKSONGS, OP. 4
Anastiasia Seifetdinova, piano
Russian Philharmonic
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor
(Naxos 8.570396 CD)
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OVERTURE ON THEMES OF RUSSIAN FOLKSONGS
Kansas City Philharmonic
Hans Schwieger, conductor
(Urania 5131)[GLAZOUNOV #4]


RUSSIA (SYMPHONIC POEM)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Yevgeny Svetlanov, conductor
(Hyperion CDA 66493)
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ISLAMEY
Alexander Paley, piano
(6-Brilliant Classics 92617)
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FANTASIA ON THEMES FROM GLINKA’S A LIFE FOR THE TSAR
Alexander Paley, piano
(6-Brilliant Classics 92617)
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PIANO CONCERTO NO. 2 IN Eb
Anastiasia Seifetdinova, piano
Russian Philharmonic
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor
(Naxos 8.570396 CD)
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DUMKA: a popular Slavonic dance
AU JARDIN: almost impressionistic
THE LARK: one of Balakirev’s most popular piano works

Alexander Paley, piano
(6-Brilliant Classics 92617 CD)
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SYMPHONY NO.2 IN D
USSR Symphony
Yevgeny Svetlanov, conductor
(Melodyia SUCD 10 00152)
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Vassily Sinaisky, conductor
(2-Chandos CHAN 241-29 CD)
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Cesar Cui (1835-1918)


PRELUDES, OP. 64 (10 of 25)
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
(Naxos 8.555557 CD)
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FAIR SPRING (ECHOES OF WAR, OP. 66 NO. 4)
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Ludmila Kuznetsova, mezzo-soprano
Russian State Symphony
Valeri Polyansky, conductor
(Chandos CHAN 10201 CD)
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LE FLIBUSTIER (THE BUCCANEER)
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Robert Stankovsky, conductor
(Marco Polo 8.223400 CD)
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SUITE NO.4 “A ARGENTEAU”, OP. 40
Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony
Robert Stankovsky, conductor
(Marco Polo 8.223400 CD)
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SUITE CONCERTANTE, OP.25
Takako Nishizaki, violin
Hong Kong Philharmonic
Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
(Marco Polo 6.220308)
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Buried Treasure – 2/5ths & 3/6ths – Part II

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Listening Guide

The Work

Georges Auric (1899-1983)

IMAGINEES
Michel Debost, flute
Claude Desulmondt, clarinet
Michele Command, soprano
Frederick Lodeon, cello
La Quatuor Parrenin
Jacques Cazauran, bass
Jean Philippe Collard, piano
Alexandre Myrat, director
(Pathe C069 16287)


PARTITA for two pianos
Genevieve Joy/Christian Ivaldi, pianos
(Adès 14.018)


TRIO for oboe, clarinet and bassoon
Robert Casier, oboe
Andre Boutard, clarinet
Paul Hongue, bassoon
(Adès 14.018)


DOUBLES JEUX for two pianos
Genevieve Joy/Christian Ivaldi, pianos
(Adès 14.018)


PHEDRE, SYMPHONIC SUITE
USSR State Symphony Orchestra
V. Dubrovsky, conductor
(2 Melodyia D 010963 6)

Louis Durey (1888-1979)

TWO PIECES FOR PIANO FOUR HANDS, OP.7
Francoise Petit/Madeleine Chacun, pianists
(Musical Heritage MHS 3834)


ROMANCE WITHOUT WORDS, OP.21
Francoise Petit, pianist
(Musical Heritage MHS 3834)


SIX PIECES OF AUTUMN 1953, OP.75
Francoise Petit, pianist
(Musical Heritage MHS 3834)


THREE PRELUDES, OP.26
Francoise Petit, pianist
(Musical Heritage MHS 3834)


TWO ETUDES, OP.29
Francoise Petit, pianist
(Musical Heritage MHS 3834)


LE BESTIAIRE, OP. 17a
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Francois Le Roux, baritone
Graham Johnson, piano
(Hyperion CDA67257)
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SONATINE, OP. 25
Emily Beynon, flute; Andrew West, piano
(Hyperion CDA67204)
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STRING QUARTET NO. 1 (1917)
Ensemble Erwartung
(2-Mandala MAN 4908/81)
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STRING QUARTET NO. 2, OP. 19
Ensemble Erwartung
(2-Mandala MAN 4908/81)
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Germaine Tailleferre


IMAGES (1918)
Porter String Quartet; Karen Andrie, cello
Elizabeth Bodine, oboe; Jill Cohen, viola
Andy Connell, clarinet; John Fairweather, violin
Gordon Mumma, horn; June Orzel, bassoon
David Ryther, violin
Nicole A. Paiement, conductor
(Helicon HE 1008 CD)
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IMPROMPTU
Josephine Gandolfi, piano
(Helicon HE 1048 CD)
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PARTITA
Carlifornia Parallèle Ensemble
California Santa Cruz Orchestra
Nicole Paiement, conductor
(Helicon HE 1048 CD)
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PASTORALE EN Ab MAJOR
Josephine Gandolfi, piano
(Helicon HE 1048 CD)
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BERCEUSE (1913)
Ruth Ehrlich, violin; Marcia Eckert, piano
(Cambria CD-1085)
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ADAGIO (1924)
Ruth Ehrlich, violin; Marcia Eckert, piano
(Cambria CD-1085)
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QUATUOR (1917 & 19)
Porter String Quartet
(Helicon HE 1008 CD)
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CONCERTINO FOR FLUTE, PIANO & CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Leta Miller, flute
Josephine Gandolfi, piano
California Parallele Ensemble & U. of Cal. Santa Cruz Orch.
Nicole A. Paiement, conductor
(Helicon HE 1048 CD)
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CHANSSONS POPULAIRES FRANCAISES
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Patrice Maginnis, soprano
Instrumental Ensemble from U. of Calif., Santa Cruz
Nicole A. Paiement, conductor
(Helicon HE 1008 CD)
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SONATA FOR HARP
Jennifer Cass, harp
(Helicon HE 1008)
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SONATA NO. 1 FOR VIOLIN & PIANO IN C#
Ruth Ehrlich, violin; Marcia Eckert, piano
(Cambria CD-1085)
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PIANO CONCERTO
Josephine Gandolfi, piano
California Parallele Ensemble
& U. Of Cal.,Santa Cruz Orch.
Nicole A. Paiement, conductor
(Helicon HE 1048 CD)
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SONATA NO. 2 FOR VIOLIN & PIANO (1951)
Ruth Ehrlich, violin; Marcia Eckert, piano
(Cambria CD-1085)
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CONCERTO GROSSO FOR 2 PIANOS, SINGERS, SAXOPHONES & ORCH.
Clinton-Narboni Duo
Emmanuel Mansard & Solveig Berg, sopranos
Charlotte Baillaux & Anne Coppey, mezzo-sopranos;
Phillipe Hoaray & Dominque Ploteau, tenors;
Francois Echasaux & Phillipe Degaetz, basses
The XAS Ensemble, saxophones
Orchestre du Conservatoire du Centre de Paris
Bruno Poindefert, conductor
(Élan 744198-2298-2 CD)
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Buried Treasure: Myths, Legends, and Fairytales

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Listening Guide

The Work


The Overture To The Opera Ali Baba By Giuseppe Bottesini
Performed By The London Symphony Orchestra
Franco Petracchi, Conducting
(ASV CD DCA 907)
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The Mountain King By Hugo Alfven
1-Invocation: which depicts a bright summer night in terms of the magical mood of a “white night.”
2-Troll Maiden’s Dance: a grotesque and lively piece.
3-Summer Rain: a lyrical depiction of nature
4-Herd-Maid’s Dance: a vigorous virtuoso dance.

Performed By The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi, Conductor
(BIS CD 585)
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Die Lorelei by Franz Liszt
Tamara Anna Cislowska at the Piano
(ABC Classics 476 6301)



The Flying Dutchman By Matthjis Vermeulen
A – Symphonic Prologue
Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Anton Kersies, Conductor

B – Passacaglia & Cortege
Concertgebouw Orchestra
Eduard Van Beinum, Conductor

C – Interlude
Utrecht Symphony Orchestra
Otto Ketting, Conductor

(Composers’ Voice 8384/4)




Suite No. 1 From The Ballet Cinderella By Erland Von Koch
1 – March And Skvaller Dance
2 – Nocturne
3 – Waltz

Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Under The Direction Of B. Tommy Andersson
(Phono Suecia PSCD 710)


The Metamorphosis Of The Lycian Peasants Into Frogs By Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf
1 – Allegretto Non Troppo Presto
2 – Adagio, Ma Non Molto
3 – Minuetto. Moderato
4 – Finale: Adagio – Vivace, Ma Moderato

The Vienna Sinfonietta is conducted by
Kurt Rapf (2-Calig CAL 50 885/86)






Kalevala Suite, Op. 23 by Uuno Klami
(1) The Creation Of The Earth
(2) The Sprout Of Spring
(3) Terhenniemi
(4) Cradle Song For Lemminkainen
(5) The Forging Of The Sampo

Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Directed By Jorma Panula
(Naxos 8.553757)
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The Paul Bunyan Suite by William Bergsma
The Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra
Directed By The Composer


The Overture Rip Van Winkle by George Whitefield Chadwick
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi, Conductor
(Chandos Chan 10032)
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Edward Macdowell’s Forgotten Fairy Tales, Op.4
Performed by James Barbagallo, piano
(Marco Polo 8.223633)
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The Legend of the Glass Mountain by Nino Rota
Performed By The Rte Concert Orchestra
Directed by Proinnsias O Duinn
(Naxos 8.554323)
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The Legend For Orchestra – After The Tale Of Ama-No-Iawayado by Hiroshi Ohguri
Performed By The Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra
Directed By Tatsuya Shimono (Naxos 8.555321)
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Lament For Beowulf by Howard Hanson
The Eastman Rochester Orchestra & Chorus
Directed by the Composer
(Mercury 434 302)
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The Ballet Suite Oriane et la Prince d’Amour by Florent Schmitt
Performed By The Rhein-Palinate State Philharmonic Orch.
Directed By Pierre Stoll
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Buried Treasure: Brazil Part I

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Listening Guide

The Work


Missa Pastoril Para A Noite De Natal by Jose Mauricio Nines Garcia
The Soloists Are:
Paulo Fortes, Baritone
Dircea Amorim, Soprano
Maura Moreira, Contralto
Isauro Camino, Tenor

The Orchestra And Chorus Of The Association Of Choral Singing Of Rio De Janeiro
Conducted By Francisco Mignone
EMI Coronado SC 10119 LP


5 Modinhas by Joaquim Manuel
Se Me Desses Um Suspiro (If You Give Me Such A Sigh)
Se Queres Saber A Causa (If You Want To Know The Cause)
Foi O Momento De Ver-Te (Was The Time To See You)
Triste Salgueiro (Sad Willow)
Desde O Dia Em Que Nasci (Since The Day I Was Born)

The Soprano Is Olga Maria Schroeter With The Orchestra Of The Collegium Musicum Da Radio M.E.C. Under The Direction Of
George Kiszely
EMI Coronado SC 10118 LP


Sinfonia In D Major by Marcos Portugal
Performed By The Gulbenkian Chamber Orchestra
Dirceted By Gianfranco Rivoli


A Hymn On Verses Of Juan VI by Marcos Portugal
Soprano Olga Maria Schroeter
With The Orchestra & Chorus Of The Collegium Musicum Da Radio M.E.C.
Conducted By J. Strutt
EMI Coronado SC 10120 LP


O Heros by Sigismond Neukomm
Performed By The Symphony Orchestra Of The
Brazilian Radio M.E.C., Conducted By Alceo Bocchino
EMI Coronado SC 10121 LP


Ora Adeus Senhora Ulina by Antonio Jose Do Rego
Olga Maria Schroeter, Soprano
(Guitar Accompanist Is Not Named)
EMI Coronado SC 10120 LP


Chula Carioca by Antonio Da Silva Leite
Soprano, Olga Maria Schroeter
Symphony Orchestra Of The Brazilian Radio, M.E.C.
Conducted By Alceo Bocchino
EMI Coronado SC 10120 LP


Overture In Bb by Bernardo Jose De Sousa Queiroz
Performed By The Brazilian National Radio Orchestra
Directed By Alceo Bocchino
EMI Coronado SC 10121 LP


Independencia by King Pedro I
The Brazilian National Radio Orchestra
Directed By Alceo Bocchino
EMI Coronado SC 10121 LP

Buried Treasure: Brazil Part II

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Listening Guide

The Work


Francisco Manuel Da Silva – Brazilian National Anthem
Performed by The Orchestra & Chorus Of The Classical Music Of The “Grande Oriente Do Brazil”


Elias Alvares Lobo – The Overture To The Opera “A Louca”
Performed By The Brazilian Radio Symphony
Directed By Alceo Bocchino
[EMI Coronado SC 10122 LP]


Henrique Alves De Mesquita – Overture To “A Night At The Castle”
Performed By The Brazilian Radio Symphony
Directed By Alceo Bocchino
[EMI Coronado SC 10122 LP]


Pedro Teixeira De Seixas – The Overture To The Ballet “Triumph Of Love”
Performed By The Brazilian Radio Symphony
Directed By Alceo Bocchino
[EMI Coronado SC 10122 LP]


Louis Moreau Gottschalk – Bamboula
Performed By Honorina Silva (piano)
[EMI Coronado SC 10122 LP]


Saverio Mercadante – Exulta, Oh Brasil
Performed by Tenor Mario Cesar Oliveira
Soprano Ermelinda Couto
With The Chorus & Orchestra of the Brazilian Radio
Conducted By Alceo Bocchino
[EMI Coronado SC 10122 LP]


Antonio Carlos Gomes – Il Guarany – The Love Duet Between Pery & Cecilia With Which Act I Ends
Placido Domingo sings the role of Pery
Veronica Villarroel sings the role of Cecilia
With The Chorus of the Bonn State Opera
Orchestra of the Beethovenhalle, Bonn
Conducted by Gomes expert John Neschling.
[2-Sony S2K 66273 CD]
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Antonio Carlos Gomes – Il Guarany – Pery’s Aria “Son Giunto In Tempo!”
Placido Domingo sings the role of Pery
Veronica Villarroel sings the role of Cecilia
With The Chorus of the Bonn State Opera
Orchestra of the Beethovenhalle, Bonn
Conducted by Gomes expert John Neschling.
[2-Sony S2K 66273 CD]
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Antonio Carlos Gomes – Il Guarany – Chorus Of The Aimore Tribe “Aspara, Crudel, Terribil”
Placido Domingo sings the role of Pery
Veronica Villarroel sings the role of Cecilia
With The Chorus of the Bonn State Opera
Orchestra of the Beethovenhalle, Bonn
Conducted by Gomes expert John Neschling.
[2-Sony S2K 66273 CD]
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Antonio Carlos Gomes – The Overture To Gomes’ Opera Fosca
The Brazilian Symphony
Conducted by Eleazar De Carvalho
[Angel S3CBX 450 LP]


Antonio Carlos Gomes – Lo Sciavo – Duet From Act I Between Americo & The Count (“Ah! Per Pieta”)
Alfredo Colosimo (Tenor) sings the role of Americo
Bass Luiz Nascimento sings the role of Count Rodrigo
Chorus & Orchestra Of The Municipal Theater Of Rio De Janeiro
Conducted By Santiago Guerra
[2-Master Class MC006]


Antonio Carlos Gomes – Lo Sciavo – Americo’s Aria “Quando Nascesti Tu”
Sung by tenor Giacomo Lauri-Volpi


Antonio Carlos Gomes – Lo Sciavo – Dances from Act II
Orchestra Of The Municipal Theater Of Rio De Janeiro
Conducted By Santiago Guerra
[2-Master Class MC006]


Antonio Carlos Gomes – Lo Sciavo – Orchestral Preludio to the final scene, followed by a romance sung by Ilara, a duet between Ilara & Ibere, then Americo sings a duet with Ibere & the opera ends with the principals joined by the chorus
Ida Miccolis, Soprano (Ilara)
Lourival Braga, Baritone (Ibere)
Alfredo Colosimo, Tenor (Americo)
Luiz Nascimento, Bass (Count Rodrigo)
Chorus & Orchestra Of The Municipal Theater Of Rio De Janeiro
Conducted By Santiago Guerra
[2-Master Class MC006]


Henrique Oswald – Trio, Op. 45
Performed by the Trio Da Radio, Mec
Anselmo Zlatopolsky, Violin
Ibere Gomes Grosso, Cello
Alceo Bocchino, Piano
[Promemus MMB 79.005 LP]


Alberto Nepomuceno – Serie Brasileira
In 4 Movements:
(1) Alvorada Na Serra
(2) Intermedio
(3) A Sesta (Na Rede)
(4) Batuque
The Brazilian Symphony Orchestra
Directed By Souza Lima
[Festa 6514085 LP]


Carlos Mesquita – 5 Piano Pieces
(1) Les Adieux
(2) Chanson A Deux
(3) Capricieuse
(4) Chant Sans Paroles
(5) Troisieme Valse
Performed by Honorina Silva, piano
[Promemus MMB 79.012 LP]


Ernesto Nazareth – 7 Piano Pieces
(1) Espalhafatoso (Boisterous)
(2) Escovado (Cunning)
(3) Nene (Baby)
(4) Gaucho
(5) Sarambeque (Like An African Dance)
(6) Escorregando (Going Down A Well)
(7) Apanhei-Te Cavaquinho (I Have Grabbed You, Cavaquinho!)
Performed By Iara Behs
[Naxos 8.557687]
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Barrozo Netto – 6 Piano Pieces
(1) Cavalinho De Pau (Wooden Horse)
(2) Cachimbando (A Pipe)
(3) Canto De Marujo (Sailor’s Song)
(4) Minha Terra (My Land)
(5) Rapsodia Guerreira (War Rhapsody)
(6) Serenata Diabolica (Diabolic Serenade)
Honorina Silva, piano
[Promemus MMB 79.012 LP]


Henrique Oswald – Sinfonia, Op. 43
The Brazilian Symphony Orchestra
Directed By Edoardo De Guarnieri
[Festa IG 79.021 LP]

Buried Treasure: Brazil Part III

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Listening Guide

The Work


Heitor Villa-Lobos – Symphony No. 10 “Amerindia” “Sume Pater Patrium”
Lothar Odinus, Tenor; Henryk Böhm, Baritone
Jürgen Linn, Bass-Bartione
Members Of The Staatspernchor Stuttgart
SWR Vokalensemble Stuttgart
The Stuttgart Swr Radio Symphony
Directed By Carl St. Clair.
[CPO 999 786]
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Mario Tavares – Sonata No. 1 For Cello & Piano
Performed By Ibere Gomes Grosso, Cellist
With Ilara Gomes Grosso at the Piano
[Promemus MMB 79.010 LP]


Glauco Velasquez – Piano Music
The Petite Suite from 1905 in 3 Movts: Gavotte, Minuetto & Valsa Mignone
The Preludio No. 2 from 1908
Brutto Sogno from 1910
Devaneio from 1911
Clara Sverner, Piano
[Marco Polo 8.223556]
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Jose Vieira Brandao – Sonata No. 1 For Cello & Piano
Ibere Gomes Grosso, Cello
Ilara Gomes Grosso, Piano
[Promemus MMB 79.010 LP]


Francisco Mignone – Sinfonia Tropical
The Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Neschling
[BIS CD-1420]
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Radames Gnatalli – Harp Concerto
3 Movements: Allegro Moderato; Triste & Ritmado
Gianni Fumagalli, Harp
Brazilian Symphony Orchestra directed by the composer
[Festa 6514 087 LP]


Cesar Guerra-Peixe – Suite No. 2 “Nordestina”
Sonia Maria Vieira, Piano
[RCA Brazil 105.0001 LP]


Cesar Guerra-Peixe – A Retirada Da Laguna (The Withdrawal From Laguna)
Performed by the National Radio Orchestra of Brazil
Conducted by the composer


Spartaco Rossi – Sinfonia Da Patria
The Orchestra Of The Cultural Association For Music Of Tatui
The Glee Club “Professor Nacif Farah”
Conducted by the Composer
[RCA Brasil 103.0051 LP]


Camargo Guarnieri – Symphony No. 2 “Uirapuru”
Performed by the Sao Paulo State Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by John Neschling
[BIS CD-1220]
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Camargo Guarnieri – Piano Concerto No. 4
Performed by Max Barros, Piano
The Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Thomas Conlin
[Naxos 8.557667]


Claudio Santoro – Ponteio
Performed By The Brazilian String Orchestra
Directed By George Kaszas
[Chanteciler 2-08-404-058 LP]


Claudio Santoro – Asymptotic Interactions
The Symphony Orchestra of Brazil
Conducted by Isaac Karabtchevsky
[Inter-Americal Musical Editions Oas-002 LP]


Marlos Nobre – Tropical: A Work For Flute, Eb Clarinet, Piano and Percussion
Odette Ernest Dias, Flute
Jose Botelho, Eb Clarinet
Miguel Proenca, Piano
Pavel Burda, Percussion
The composer conducts the ensemble
[EMI Brazil 063 422907 LP]

Buried Treasure: Great Opera Stars of the Past (Part I)

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Listening Guide

The Work

NOTE: Many of the recordings heard in this program are available on the Nimbus Prima Voce series: http://www.wyastone.co.uk/nimbus/prima-voce.html


CARUSO (1873-1921)

FRANCESCO TAMAGNO (1850-1905)

GIOVANNI MARTINELLI (1885-1969)


GIGLI (1890-1957)


TITO SCHIPA (1889-1965)


McCORMICK (1884-1945)


GIACOMO LAURI-VOLPI (1892-1979)


BJOERLING (1911-1960)


MARCELLA SEMBRICH (1858-1935)

NELLIE MELBA (1861-1931)

LUISA TETTRAZINI (1871-1940)


MARY GARDEN (1874-1967)

EMMY DESTINN (1878-1930)


AMELITA GALLI-CURCI (1882-1963)


FRIEDA HEMPEL (1885-1955)

LUCREZIA BORI (1887-1960)


ROSA PONSELLE (1897-1981)



GERALDINE FERRAR (1882-1967)

EIDÉ NORENA (1884-1968)


MAGGIE TEYTE (1888-1976)

CLAUDIA MUZIO (1889-1936)

ERNESTINE SCHUMANN-HEINK (1861-1936)

CONCHITA SUPERVIA (1895-1936)


SIGURD ONEGIN (1889-1943)

MATTIA BATTISTINI (1856-1928)

GIUSEPPE DE LUCA (1876-1950)


RICCARDO STRACCIANI (1875-1955)

TITO RUFFO (1877-1953)

JOHN CHARLES THOMAS (1891-1960)


LAWRENCE TIBBETT (1896-1960)

CHALIAPIN, FEODOR (1873-1938)

PINZA, EZIO (1892-1957)


KIPNIS, ALEXANDER (1891-1978)

Buried Treasure: Malipiero

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Listening Guide

The Work


SINFONIA DEL MARE (1906)
Moscow Symphony
Antonio de Almeida, conductor
(Naxos 8.570878 cd)
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SONATA FOR CELLO & PIANO (1908)
Luca Paccagnella, cello; Sabrina Alberti, piano
(Tactus TC 881301 cd)
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SINFONIE DEL SILENZIO E DE LA MORTE (1909-10)
Moscow Symphony
Antonio de Almeida, conductor
(Marco Polo 8.223603 cd)
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1. Danza Tragica
2. Sinfonia Del Silenzio
3. Il Molino Della Morte






L’ORFEIDE (opera trilogy) (1918-22):
Chorus & Orchestra of
Maggio Musical Fiorentino
Hermann Scherchen, conductor
(2-Tahra TAH 190-191 cd)
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1. I VAGABONDI – Alberto Rinaldi (Il cantastorie); Nello Piccolo (Il cieco); Giovanna Papi (la donna); A VESPRO – Attilo Veneri (un frate); Antonietta Daviso (una donna);
Giorgio Giorgetti (voce interna)
2. IL RITORNO – Magda Olivero (la madre); Aldo Gardone (Il figlio)
3. L’UBRIACO – Renato Capecchi (L’ubriaco); Gioietta Romoli(La donna alla finestra); Luciano Bernardi(L’innamorato); Luigi Jacomini (Un vecchio)
4. La SERENATA – Marga Nativo (una fanciulla); Dino Formichini(L’iannamorato); Giancarlo Rossini
5. Il CAMPANARO – Gino Orlandini (Il campanaro)
6. L’ALBA DELLE CENARI – Manlio Micheli (Il lampionaio)


STRING QUARTET No.1 – “RISPETTI E STRAMBOTTI” (1920)
Orpheus String Quartet
(2 ASV DCD 457)
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TRE COMMEDIE GOLDONIANE (1920-22): SYMPHONIC FRAGMENTS
Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
Christian Benda, conductor
(Naxos 8.570883 cd)
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1. track 1
2. track 2
3. track 3





TARLO (1922)
Sabrina Alberti, piano
(Tactus TC 881301cd)

1. Alquanto Letno
2. Allegro
3. Piuttosto Ritenuto
4. Gaio




SONATA A TRE (1926-27)
Aldo Orvieto, piano; Andrea Vio, violin;
Teodora Campagnaro, cello
(Stradivarius STR 33557)

1. Primo Tempo
2. Secondo Tempo
3. Ultimo Tempo




CONCERTO FOR VIOLIN & ORCHESTRA (1932)
Andre Gertler, violin
Prague Symphony
Vaclav Smetacek, conductor
(Supraphon SU 3904 cd) [CASELLA]
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1. Allegro Con Spirito
2. Lento Ma Non Troppo
3. Allegro


STRING QUARTET No. 4 (1934)
Orpheus String Quartet
(2 ASV DCD 457)
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I CAPRICCIO DE CALLOT: ACT II
Martina Winter, soprano (GIacinta)
Markus Müller, tenor (Giglio)
Gro Bente Kjellevold, mezzo-soprano (La Vecchia Beatrice)
Bernd Valentin, baritone (Il Principe Travestito da Ciaratano)
Burkhard Ulrich, tenor (Il Poeta)
Jörg Sabrowski, baritone (Una Maschera)
Kiel Philharmonic Orchestra
Peter Marschik, conductor
(2-cpo 999 830 cd)
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1. Il Ciarlatano “Popolo ignorante”
2. Tutti si voltano
3. Il Ciarlatano “Cittadini romani!”
4. Il Ciarlatano “Perche non prendete”
5. La Vecchia Beatrice “Finalmente vi trovo”
6. Il Poeta “Giglio, Giglio, di Melpomene figlio ingrato”





SYMPHONY No.3 “DELLE CAMPANE” (1944-45)
Moscow Symphony
Antonio de Almeida, conductor
(Naxos 8.570878 cd)

1. Allegro Moderato
2. Andante Molto Moderato
3. Vivace
4. Lento















HORTUS CONCLUSIUS (THE ENCLOSED GARDEN) (1946): BOOK I
Sabrina Alberti, piano
(Tactus TC 881301cd)

1. Mosso
2. Lento, Non Troppo
3. Allegro
4. Andante
5. Tranquillo
6. Lentamente, Ma Fluido
7. Allegro Moderato
8. (Quasi Variazioni), Tranquillo, Ma Scorrevole
9. Mosso
10. Pesante
11. Piuttosto Mosso
12. Ritenuto Assai
13. Veloce
14. Tranquillo, Ma Scorrevole





SYMPHONY NO.5 (“CONCERTANTE IN ECO”) (1947)
Moscow Symphony
Antonio de Almeida, conductor
(Marco Polo 8.223696)
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1. Allegro Agitato Ma Moderatamente
2. Lento
3. Allegro Vivace Ma Ritmato
4. Lento Ma Non Troppo, Mosso (Agitato), Ritenuto (Quasi Funebre)


STRADIVARIO (1947-48): BALLET IN ONE ACT
Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
Christian Benda, conductor




PIANO CONCERTO NO.3 (1948)
Sandro Ivo Bartoli, piano
Saarbrücken Radio Symphony
Michele Carulli, conductor
(2-cpo 777 287 cd)

1. Allegro
2. Lento
3. Allegro Agitato













SINFONIA DELLO ZODIAC (1951)
Moscow Symphony
Antonio de Almeida, conductor
(Marco Polo 8.223697 cd)
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PART I – Spring
1. Andante
2. Mosso
3. Andante, Allegro

PART II – Summer
1. Allegro
2. Piuttosio Lento
3. Allegro, Molto Marcato

PART III – Autumn
1. Piuttosto Lento
2. Allegro Grazioso
3. Lento

PART IV – Winter
1. Leggermente Mosso
2. Andante (Pastorale)
3. Allegro


FANTASIE DI OGNI GIORNO (FANTASIES OF EVERY DAY) (1953)
Louisville Orchestra
Robert Whitney, conductor
(First Edition FECD-0036)
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DIALOGO III CON JACOPONE DA TODI (1956)
Lucia Sciannimanico, soprano; Marco Rapetti, piano
(Stradivarius STR 33557)
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1. “O Iubilo Del Core”
2. “La Venta De Priange”




SYMPHONY NO.9 (“DELL’AHIME”) (1967)
Moscow Symphony
Antonio de Almeida, conductor
(Marco Polo 8.223697 cd)
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1. Allegro Moderatamente Mosso
2. Lento Ma Non Troppo
3. Allegro, Lento





SYMPHONY NO.11 (“DELLA CORNAMUSE”) (1969)
Moscow Symphony
Antonio de Almeida, conductor
(Naxos 8.570880 cd)
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1. Energico Ma Mosso, Non Troppo Pero
2. Lento
3. Gaio
4. Molto Mosso Ma Marcando Il Tempo, Quasi Lento, Molto Mosso





GABRIELIANA (1971)
Camerata Strumenale “Citta di Prato”
Marzio Conti, conductor
(cpo 777 322 cd)

1. Mosso
2. Un Po Ritenuto
3. Allegro
4. Allegro Vivace

Buried Treasure: Early Secular Music

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Listening Guide

The Work


FOLQUET DE MARSEILLA
Tant D’Abellis L’Amoros Pessamens

Sequentia
directed by Barbara Thornton and Benjamin Bagby


PHILIPPE DE VITRY
Petre Clemens, Tam Re Quam Nimine; Lugentium Siccentur

Sequentia
directed by Barbara Thornton and Benjamin Bagby


1) WALTER VON DER WOGELWEIDE – Tagelied
2) TANNHEUSER – Tanzleich

The Ulsamer Collegium & Barock-Solisten
directed by Josef Ulsamer


SIX GOTHIC MOTETS (Anonymous)
1) Alle, Psallite Cum Luya (tenor shawm, tabor)
2) Amore Potest (tenor shawm)
3) S’on Me Regarde (fiddle, mandora, harp, psaltry)
4) In Mari Miserie (bells)
5) On Parole De Batre (tabor)
6) En Mai, Quant Rosier Sont Flouri (recorder, portative organ, fiddle, lute)
Sung by Martyn Hill, John Potter, Geoffrey Shaw,
Paul Elliot, James Bowman and Charles Brett
The Early Music Consort of London
directed by David Munrow


ADAM DE LA HALLE – TWO MOTETS
1) De Ma Dame Vient

Sung by Martyn Hill and Paul Elliot
Accompanied by fiddle
2) J’os Bien A M’aime Parler
Sung by James Bowman and Martin Brett
Accompanied by recorder and fiddle


PHILIPPE DE VITRY – TWO MOTETS
1) Imprudenter Circumivi

Sung by James Bowman and Charles Brett
Accompanied by fiddles
2) Cum Statua
Sung by James Bowman and Charles Brett
Accompanied by alto shawm



TWO MOTETS FROM ROMAN DE FAUVEL
1) Fauvel Nous A Fait Present
2) Danse Royale


TWO ESTAMPIES
1) Lamento di Tristano
2) La Rotta


THREE 13th CENTURY MOTETS
1) Selections From the Bamberg Manuscripts
2) A La Cheminee
3) He, Marotelle/En La Praerie

Florilegium Musicum of Paris


GUIRAT DE BORNELH
1) Reis Glorios
2) Trotto
(Anonymous)



1) WALTER VON DER WOGELWEIDE – Palastinlied
Sung by Graham Derrick
2) RICHARD I – Ja Nuls Homes Pris
Sung by Graham Derrick


ALFONSO X
CANTIGA DE SANTA MARIA – “Entre Av’e Eva”




CARMINA BURANA
1) Clauso Cronos
2) Axe Phebus Aureo
3) Katerine Colleaudeus

Oni Wytars Ensemble




THREE MOTETS
1) Bach, Bene Venies
2) Tempus Transit Gelidium
3) Tempus Est Iocundum

Oni Wytars Ensemble




TRADITIONAL SONGS
1) Dinaresade
(Syria)
Oni Wytars Ensemble
2) Nevestinko Oro (Macedonia)
Oni Wytars Ensemble
3) Dudul (Turkey)



SONGS FROM TURKEY
1) Pesrev
2) Ey Dervişler




SONGS FOR RICHARD THE LIONHEART
1) Mundus Vergens
2) Novus Miles Sequitur
3) Hac In Anni Ianua

Gothic Voices
directed by Christopher Page


GACE BRULĖ
A La Doucour De La Bele Seson

Sung by Margot Philpot




BLONDEL DE NESLE
1) L’Amours Dont Sui Espris

Sung by Margot Philpot
2) Ma Joie Me Semont
Sung by Roger Covey-Crump
3) Latex Silice (Anonymous)



1) RAIMBOUT DE VAQUIERAS – Estampie Ancienne
2) LA TIERCHE ESTAMPIE ROYAL

Hesperion XXI
directed by Jordi Savall


LA QUARTE ESTAMPIE ROYAL
Hesperion XXI
directed by Jordi Savall



1) LA SEXTE ESTAMPIE REAL
2) DANSE REAL

Hesperion XXI
directed by Jordi Savall





ALFONSO X
1) Muit E Benaventurado
2) Toda Cousa
3) A Madre Do Que Livrou
4) Madre de Deus, Non Pod Errar

Ensemble Medieval Xeremia
directed by Robert Ressicaud




FRANCESCO LANDINI
1) Ecco La Primavera

Early Music Consort
directed by David Munrow
2) De! Dinmi Tu
Sung by James Bowman, Nigel Rogers and Martyn Hill
3) La Bionda Treçça



1) MAGISTER PIERO – Con Dulce Brama
Sung by Nigel Rogers and Martyn Hill
Accompanied by sackbuts
2) DUE SALTARELLI (Anonymous)


1) GIOVANNI DA FIRENZE – Chon Brachi Assai
Sung by James Bowman and Martyn Hill
Accompanied by sackbuts
2) ISTAMPITA GHAETTA (Anonymous)



1) JACOPO DA BOLOGNA – Fenice Fu’ E Vissi
Sung by James Bowman and Martyn Hill
2) BIANCE FLOUR (Anonymous)


1) CLAP CLAP SUS ROBIN
Sung by Martyn Hill and Paul Elliott
Accompanied by psaltery, mandora, fiddle and harp
2) HENRI GILLES DE PUSIEUX – Ida Capillorum
Sung by James Bowman and Charles Brett
Accompanied by fiddle and cornemuse
3) HENRI GILLES DE PUSIEUX – Rachel Plorate Filios


O PHILIPPE, FRANCI QUI GENERIS (Anonymous)
Sung by Paul Elliott and Martyn Hill
Accompanied by tenor shawm


GUILLAUME DE MACHAUT
1) Lasse! Se J’aime Mon Loyal Ami

Sung by Paul Elliott, Geoffrey Shaw and Martyn Hill
2) Qui Es Promesses
Sung by James Bowman and Charles Brett
Accompanied by tenor shawm







1) TROTTO (Anonymous)
2) PRINCIPIO DI VIRTU (Anonymous)
3) JOHANNES CICONIA – O Rosa Bella
4) FRANCESCO LANDINI – La Bionda Treçça
5) ZACARA – Un Fior Gentil
6) CARTOLINO DE PADOVA – Alba Columba

Performed by the Newberry Consort


MAKAM RAST “MURASS’A” USUL DUYEK
Performed by members of Hesperion XXI:
Jordi Savall – lyre
Dimitris Psonis – santur
Driss El Maloumi – oud
Y. Dalal – oud
Pedro Estevan – bendir


DANSE DE L’AME
Performed by members of Hesperion XXI:
Driss el Maloumi – oud
Pedro Estevan – bendir


ISTAMPITTA “LA MANFREDINA”
Performed by members of Hesperion XXI:
Jordi Savall – viele
Pedro Estevan – darbouka, bendir


LAILI DJAN
Performed by members of Hesperion XXI:
Khaled Ahrman – rebab
Osman Ahrman – tulak
Dmitris Psonis – santur
Driss El Maloumi – oud
Siar Hashimi – darbouka
Pedro Estevan – pandereta


DANZA DEL VIENTO
Performed by members of Hesperion XXI:
Jordi Savall – viele
Dmitris Psonis – saz
Driss El Maloumi – oud
Pedro Estevan – def


MAKAM UZAL SAKIL TURNA
Performed by members of Hesperion XXI:
Jordi Savall – viele
Dmitris Psonis – santur
Driss El Maloumi – oud
Khaled Arman – rebab
Siar Hashmir – darbouka
Pedro Estevan – def


NICHOLAS GRENON – La Plus Belle Et Doulce Figure
Pierre Poulteau Recorder Trio
directed by Roger Blanchard


PIERRE FONTAINE – Pastourelle En Un Vergier


J’AI PRIUS AMOUR A MA DESIRE


GUILLAUME DUFAY – Vergine Bella


GILLES BINCHOIS
1) Je Loe Amours
2) Files A Marier


GUILLAUME DUFAY
Lamentatiae Sanctae Matris Ecclesiae Constantinopolitanae


BUISNOIS – Bel Acueil

Buried Treasure: Concertos for Unusual Instruments

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Listening Guide

The Work





JEAN DAETWYLER – Alphorn Concerto
1 – Betruf, Largo, Moderato, Largo
2 – Hirtentanz, Scherzo
3 – Pastorale, Misterioso, Lento
4 – Totentanz, Barbaro, Furioso, Barbaro
Jozsef Molnar, alphorn
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Urs Schneider, conductor
(Naxos 8.555978)
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WU ZU QIANG/WANG YAN QIAO/LIU DE HAI – Pipa Concerto
Liu De hai, pipa
China Philharmonic
Li De lun, conductor
(Hong Kong HK 6.340097)




ASTOR PIAZZOLLA – “Aconcagua”
1 – Allegro marcato
2 – Moderato
3 – Presto
Daniel Binelli, bandoleon
Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
(Naxos 8.572271)


HENRI SAUGUET – “The Garden’s Concerto”
Claude Garden, harmonica
Orchestre de Chambre de l’O.R.T.F.
Henri Sauguet, conductor
(Inedits LP 995021)














AMJAD ALI KHAN – “Samaagam”
1 – Ganesh Kalyan
2 – Subhalakshmi
3 – Swat Samir
4 – Maarva
5 – Durga
6 – Malkauns
7 – Dhwani
8 – Kalavati
9 – Basant
10 – Megh
11 – Khamaj
12 – Bhupali
13 – Bhairavi
Amjad Ali Khan, sarod
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
David Murphy, conductor
(World Village 608102)
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LASZLO DUBROVAY – Concerto For Hungarian Folk Instruments And Orchestra
1 – Pesante
2 – Allegro Assai
3 – Moderato
4 – Allegro Vivace
Zoltan Juhasz, shepherd’s pipe, Transsylvanian recorder
Pal Havasreti, hurdy-gurdy
Gyorgy Lanyi, bagpipe, Jew’s harp
Ilona Szeverenyi, cimbalon
MATAV Symphony Orchestra
Laszlo Kovacs, conductor
(Hungaroton HCD 32065)






DAVID BEDFORD – Recorder Concerto
1 – Movement I
2 – Movement II
3 – Movement III
4 – Movement IV
5 – Movement V
Piers Adams, recorders
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins, conductor
(NMC D049)
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RAFFAELE CALACE – Mandolin Concerto No. 1
1 – I. Marziale
2 – II. Largo Tranquillo
3 – III. Rondo
Alison Stephens, mandolin
Steven Devine, piano
(Naxos 8.570434)
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DOMENICO GAUDIOSO – Mandolin Concerto in G major
1 – I. Allegro
2 – II. Largo
3 – III. Allegro
Dorina Frati, mandolin
Symphonia Perusiana
(Dynamic CDS 193)


TOSHI ICHIYANAGI – Concerto for Koto & Chamber Orchestra
Chieko Fukunaga,koto
Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa
Hiroyuki Iwaki, conductor
(Fontec FOCD 3126)





SEAN O’BOYLE – Concerto for Didgeridoo
1 – I. Earth
2 – II. Wind
3 – III. Water
4 – IV. Fire
William Barton, didgeridoo
The Queensland Orchestra
Sean O’Boyle, conductor
(ABC Classics 476 6288)
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PENG XIU WEN – Erhu Concerto
Wang Guo Tong, erhu
Central Broadcasting Folk Orchestra, peking
Peng Xiu Wen (composer), conducts
(HK 6.340073 LP)


GYORGY RANKI – Cimbalon Concerto
Marta Fabian, cimbalom
Hungarian State Orchestra
Adam Medveczky, conductor
(Hungaroton SLPX 12 434 LP)




TAKASHI YOSHIMATSU – SAXOPHONE CONCERTO “CYBER-BIRD”, OP. 59
1 – I. Bird In Color/ Allegro
2 – II.Bird in Grief/ Andante
3 – III.Bird in the Wind/ Presto
Nobuya Sugawa, saxophone
BBC Philharmonic
Sachio Fujioka, conductor
(Chandos CHAN 9737)
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ERIC EWAZEN – Classical Concerto For Tenor Saxophone & Orchestra
1 – Allegro Energico
2 – Adagio
3 – Lento, Allegro Vivace
James Houlik, tenor sax
The Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra
Paul Polivnick, conductor
(Albany TROY 477)
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TRISTAN KEURIS – Concerto for saxophone quartet and orchestra (1986)
The Rascher Saxophone Quartet
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic orchestra
Otto Tausk, conductor
(11-Quattro Live QL 2009-02)
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HAJI KHANMAMMADOV – Concerto for Tar and Orchestra
Ramiz Guliyev, tar
Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra
Yalchin Adigozalov, conductor
(Azerbaijan International , vol. 3 AICD 1203)



TIMO-JUHANI KYLLÖNEN – Concerto For Accordian And Symphony Orchestra, No. 1 (Op. 60) (2001)
1 – I. Allegro Con Fuoc
2 – II. Largo E Molto Espressivo, III. Moderago Energico
Matti Rantanen, accordion
St. Petersburg State Academic Capella Symphony Orchestra
Alexander Chernushenko, conductor
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EDUARD TUBIN – Concerto for Balalaika and Orchestra
1 – 1st movement – Andante ma rubato
2 – 2nd movement – Andante sostenuto
3 – 3rd movement – Allegro giocoso
Emanuil Sheynkman, balalaika
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Jarvi, conductor
(BIS CD 351)
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LIBBY LARSEN – Marimba Concerto: After Hampton
1 – After Hampton Allegro
2 – After Hampton Slowly, In Muted C
3 – After Hampton Raucous – Full Tur
John Kinzie, marimba
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
(Koch 3-7520-2)
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MARCEL KHALIFE – Andalusian Suite for Oud and Orchestra
1 – Al Zagareed
2 – Flamenco
3 – Bint El Shalabeyya
4 – Ya Banat Eskendereyah
5 – Kadouka Al Mayas
6 – Sirto Nakriz
7 – Granada
8 – Waltz Zangeran
9 – Waltz Tazanween
10 – Tagasim Hejaz Kar
11 – Logna Nahawand
12 – Finale
Marcel Khalife,oud National Symphony Orchestra (Kiev)
V. Sirinko,conductor (Nagam records NR 1011)
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ANDRE JOLIVET – Concerto for Ondes Martinot & Orchestra
Jeanne Loriod, ondes martenot
Orchestre Philharmonique de l”O.R.T.F.
Andre Jolivet, conductor
(3-Erato ERA 9123-25 LP)





PHILIP WILBY – Euphonium Concerto
1 – Part I – Non troppo allegro
2 – Part I – Dance Zeibekikos
3 – Part II – Andante
4 – Part II – Allegro vivace
David Thornton, euphonium
The Black Dyke Band
Nicholas Childs, conductor
(Naxos 8. 572166)

Buried Treasure: Estonia

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Listening Guide

The Work


RUDOLF TOBIAS – Julius Caesar
Scottish National Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(Chandos: Music from Estonia)
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ARTUR KAPP – Don Carlos
Estonian State Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(Melodyia)







EUGEN KAPP – Kalevipoeg
1) Dance with the Maiden of the Lake
2) Karelian-Finnish Dance
3) Forging of the Swords
4) Dance of the Shepherds and Shepherdesses
5) Dance of the Wind
6) Folk Dance

BBC Philharmonic
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(Chandos)
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VILLEM KAPP – Symphony No. 2 in C minor
I. Grave, Allegro risoluto, Espressivo cantabile, Andante, Allegro risoluto
II. Adagio espressivo
III. Allegro
IV. Allegro, Largo, Allegro molto, Allegro risoluto

BBC Philharmonic
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(Chandos)
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ARTUR LEMBA – Symphony in C sharp minor
I. Andante
II. Andante
III. Scherzo, Trio
IV. Finale, Moderato Assai

Scottish National Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(Chandos)
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ARTUR LEMBA – Concerto No.1 for Piano and Symphony Orchestra
1) Movement I.
2) Movement II.
3) Movement III.

Lauri Väinmaa, piano
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Arvo Volmer, conductor
(Finlandia)


HEINO ELLER – Twilight
The Estonian Radio Orchestra
Peeter Lilje, conductor
(Antes)
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HEINO ELLER – The Dawn (Koit)
Scottish National Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(2-Chandos CHAN 241-26)
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HEINO ELLER – Preludes for Piano
1) B-Flat Minor (1915)
2) C-Sharp Minor (1915)
3) C-Sharp Minor (1916)
4) F-Sharp Major (1920)
5) B Major (1920)

Vardo Rumessen, piano
(ProPiano)
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HEINO ELLER – White Night (symphonic suite)
MOVEMENTS:
1) White night
2) In a dance rhythm
3) Reminiscences
4) Bonfire
5) Fisherman’s song
6) In a march rhythm
7) White night

Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(LP)




EDUARD TUBIN – Sinfonietta On Estonian Motifs
1) I Allegro Vivace E Grazioso
2) II Ostinato. Largo
3) III Finale. Allegro Molto Moderato

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Arvo Volmer, conductor
(Alba)




EDUARD TUBIN – Symphony No. 5
1) Allegro energico
2) Andante
3) Allegro assai

The Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(5-BIS)
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EDUARD TUBIN – Suite from Ballet “Kratt” (“The Goblin”)
1) Introduction; No. 1. Peasant Dance; No. 2. Dance Of The Goblin
2) No. 3. Long Dance; No.4. Peasant Waltz; No. 5 Buck Dance
3) Interlude; No. 6. Dance Of The Exorcists; No. 7, The Goat; No. 8 The Cock; No. 9 Dance Of The Northern Lights

The Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(5-BIS)
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ESTER MAGI – Piano Concerto (1953)
1) Allegro Moderato
2) Andante Sostenuto
3) Allegro

Ada Luuseoks, piano
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Arvo Volmer, conductor
(Toccata)
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ESTER MAGI – Symphony No.1 (1968)
1) Allegro Assai
2) Andante
3) Presto

Estonian TV & Radio Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(Melodyia)


ESTER MAGI – Trio for Piano Violin and Cello
Valdur Roots, piano
Jüri Gerrets, violin
Toomas Velmet, cello
(Melodyia)


EINO TAMBERG – Symphony No. 2, Op. 74 (1979)
Estonian Radio Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(Antes)
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JAAN RAATS – Symphony No. 6, Op. 31
Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(Melodyia)




JAAN RAATS – Sonata Op. 82 for two pianos
1) Movement I.
2) Movement II.
3) Movement III.

Lorenzo Meo, pianist (plays both parts)




HEINO JURISALU – Drei Estnische Taenze (Three Estonian Dances)
1) I. Neljatants
2) II. Sabatants
3) III. Labajalg

Lettland Radio Symphony
Eri Klas, conductor
(Antes BM-CD 31.9119)


HEINO JURISALU – Floetenkonzert (Concerto for Flute and Orchestra)
Latvian Radio Symphony
Eri Klaus, conductor
Samuel Saulus, flute
(Antes BM-CD 31.9119)



ARVO PART – Symphony No. 1, Op. 9, “Polyphonic”
1) Canons
2) Prelude and Fugue

The Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(BIS)
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ARVO PART – Credo
Boris Berman, piano
Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
(CHANDOS)
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ARVO PART – Kanon Pokajanen
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Tōnu Kaljuste, conductor
(ECM with SYM #4)
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LEPO SUMERA – Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
1)Come Cercando Un Tempo ?(Attacca)
2)Incantando. Fereco

Kalle Randalu, piano
Malmo Symphony
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
(Bis CD 690)
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LEPO SUMERA – Symphony No. 4 “Serena Borealis”
1) Allegro Ma Non Affettuoso
2) Lontano E Sonore
3) Lontano E Sonore, Cadenza Per Chitarra E Percussioni
4) Feroce
5) Dolce E Pianissimo

Malmo Symphony
Paavo Jarvi, conductor
(Bis CD 690)
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ERKKI-SVEN TUUR – Symphony No. 4 “Magma”
Dame Evelyn Glennie, percussionist
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra
Paavo Järvi, conductor
(Virgin Classics)
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Buried Treasure: Lithuania

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Listening Guide

The Work


JUOZAS NAUJALIS – The Dream
Vilnius String Quartet


MIKALOJUS KONSTANTINAS CIURLIONIS – In the Forest
The USSR Radio & Television Sym orch
Vladimir Fedoseyev, conductor








MIKALOJUS KONSTANTINAS CIURLIONIS – Piano Pieces
1 – HUMORESQUE, VL 162
2 – PRELUDE, VL 164
3 – PRELUDE,VL 169
4 – NOCTURNE, VL 178
5 – IMPROMPTU,VL 181
6 – NOCTURNE, VL 183
7 – MAZURKA, VL 234

Muza Rubackyté, piano


JUOZAS GRUODIS – String Quartet in D
Vilnius String Quartet


BALIS DVARIONAS – Festive Overture
USSR Radio Symphony Orchestra
Balis Dvarionas, conductor


ABELIS KLENITSKIS – Sinfonietta for Chamber Orchestra
1 – Prelude
2 – Theme with variations
3 – Finale

Lithuanian State Philharmonic Society Chamber Orch.


ANTANAS RACIUNAS – Symphony No. 6
1 – Allegro rusticamente
2 – Mosaic. Lento. Allegro
3 – Andante. Allegro

Lithuanian State Philharmonic Sym. Orch.
Yuonas Domarkas, conductor


VYTAUTAS BACEVICIUS – Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra
Aidas Puodziukas, piano
Lithuanian State Sym Orch
Martynas Staškus, conductor


VYTAUTAS BACEVICIUS – Symphony No. 6 “Cosmique”
Lithuanian State Sym orch
Vytautas Lukocius, conductor


VYTAUTAS BACEVICIUS – Poem Electronique, Op. 16
Lithuanian State Sym Orch
Vytautas Lukocius, conductor




JERONIMAS KACINSKAS – String Quartet No. 4
Vilnius String Quartet




JONAS NABAZAS – String Quartet No. 2
1 – Andante cantabile
2 – Andante
3 – Allegro giocoso

Vilnius String Quartet


STASIS VAINIUNAS – Rhapsody on Lithuanian Themes for Violin and Orchestra
Alexander Livont, violin
USSR Radio Symphony Orchestra
Abelis Klenitskis, conductor



JULIUS JUZELIUNAS – Symphony No.3 for Orchestra, Soloists & Choir (“Man’s Lyre”)
Words by E. Miezelaitis
1 – Lyre. Andante Quieto
2 – Man. Allegro Energico
3 – Thoughts. Allegro Grazioso
4 – Hands. Grave

Yu. Yakushev
Moscow Radio Greate Choir & Symphony Orch.
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor


EDUARDAS BALSYS – Dramatic Frescoes
Raimundas Katilis, violin
Laris Lobkova, piano
Lithuanian National Symphony Orch.
Juozas Domarkas, conductor






EDUARDAS BALSYS – Egle, Queen of the Grass-snakes: 5 fragments
A transcription for violin & piano of 5 episodes
From Balsys’ ballet:
1 – Little Asp – Mischief maker
2 – Lament
3 – Tiny Fishes
4 – Mermaid
5 – Welcoming March

Raimundas Katilis, violin
Laris Lobkova, piano




EDUARDAS BALSYS – Portraits for Symphony Orchestra
1 – Ciurlionis
2 – Gruodis
3 – Simkus

Lithuanian State Philharmonic
Juozas Domarkas, conductor


JUSTINAS BASINSKAS – “Bell” Symphony
1 – Andante
2 – Vivace
3 – Adagio
4 – Allegro molto

Lithuanian State Philharmonic Sym Orch
Juozas Domarkas, conductor


BENJAMINAS GORBULSKIS – Concerto-Fantasia for Oboe & Symphony Orchestra
Y. Rimas, oboe
Lithuanian State Philharmonic Sym Orch.
Juonas Domarkas, conductor


VYTAUTAS KLOVA – Concerto No. 2 for Cello & Orchestra
Valentinas Kaplunas, cello
Lithuanian State Philharmonic Sym Orch
Juozas Domarkas, conductor


VYTAUTAS LAURUSAS – Madrigale Strumentale
Vytautas Sondeckis, cello
Algirdas Budrys, clarinet
Petras Geniušas, piano


VYTAUTAS BARKAUSKAS – Sun, Op. 69
Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra
Robertas Šervenikas, conductor






VYTAUTAS BARKAUSKAS – Symphony No. 5, Op. 81
Lithuanian National Symphony Orch.
Robertas Šervenikas, conductor


RYMVIADUS ZIGAITIS – Youth Overture
Lithuanian State Phil.Sym Orch, Juozas Domarkas, cond.










FELIKSAS BAJORAS – Symphony No.2 (“Stalactites”)
1 – Tatra Mountains
2 – Castles
3 – Our Guide
4 – Macocha
5 – Lidice
6 – Vysehrad
7 – Jewish Cemetary
8 – Prague
9 – Departure (Russian Tanks)

St. Christopher Chamber Orchestra
Donatus Katkus, conductor


VYTAUTAS MONTVILA – Lithuanian Poems
1 – Gothic Poem
2 – Chorale
3 – Festive Poem

Lithuanian State Philharmonic Sym Orch
Juozas Domarkas, conductor


OSVALDAS BALAKAUSKAS – Catharsis for Electronic Cello & Ensemble
I. Kucinskas, electronic cello
Lithuanian State Phil. Sym Orch
Juozas Domarkas, conductor




OSVALDAS BALAKAUSKAS – Symphony No. 4
1 – Octa
2 – Hendeca
3 – Deca

Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra
Juozas Domarkas, conductor


ANATOLIJUS ŠENDEROVAS – Sonata in C for Cello & Percussion
I. Kuchinskas, cello
Z. Zhilionis, percussion


ANATOLIJUS ŠENDEROVAS – Symphony No. 2
Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra
S. Sondetskis, conductor


ONUTE NARBUTAITE – Metabole
Lithuanian National Sym Orch
Robertas Šervenikas, conductor




ONUTE NARBUTAITE – Tres Dei Matris Symphoniae
1 – Introitus
2 – Symphonia prima: Angelus Domini
3 – Symphonia secunda: Bethleem

Kaunas State Choir; Aidija Chamber Choir
Lithuanian National Sym Orch
Robertas Šervenikas, conductor

Buried Treasure: They Also Wrote Music

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Listening Guide

The Work


FREDERICK THE GREAT
SYMPHONY NO. 2 IN G
Pro Arte Orchestra of Munich
Kurt Redel, conductor


FREDERICK THE GREAT
SYMPHONY NO. 3 IN D
Pro Arte Orchestra of Munich
Kurt Redel, conductor


HENRY VIII
“WHILES LIFE OR BREATH” (text by William Cornysh)


HENRY VIII
“THO’ SOME SAITH THAT YOUTH RULETH ME”


HENRY VIII
“THE TIME OF YOUTH”
Philip Langridge, tenor
St. George’s Canzona, John Sothcott


HENRY VIII
“O MY HART” (prefaced by Trolly Lolly by William Cornyshe)
Will Kippersluys, contralto
Marius van Altena, tenor
Syntagma Musicum of Amsterdam
Kees Otten, director


HENRY VIII
“PASTIME WITH GOOD COMPANY”
Oxford Camerata
Jeremy Summerly, conductor


BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
STRING QUARTET
The Kohon Quartet





PSALMS OF DAVID
1- PSALM 23
2- PSALM 24
3- PSALMS 122 & 123
4- PSALM 150

ADOLPHE ATTIA, tenor
MICHEL SCHERB, baritone
EMILE KAÇMANN, bass
Chorus directed by Maurice Benhamou
Martine Geliot, celtic harp
Raymond Couste, lute
Gerard Perrotin, percussion
Pierre Pollin, trumpet
SUZANNE HAIK VANTOURA, director


HOMER
HOMERIC HYMN TO THE GODDESS DEMETER
Atrium Musicae of Madrid
Gregorio Paniagua, director


EURIPEDES
STASIMON FROM “ORESTES”
with a brief ANAKROUSIS written by DR. PANIAGUA


ARISTOPHANES
A BRIEF PASSAGE FROM ‘THE CLOUDS’


HANS SACHS
SALVE ICH GRǗSZ DICH SCHŐNE
Marius van Altena, tenor


HANS SACHS
NACHDEM DAVID WAR REDLICH
Willard Cobb, tenor
Andrea von Ramm, mezzo-soprano


HANS SACHS
GESANGWEISE TO THE TUNE OF “OUR LADY”
Drew Minter, voice & medieval harps



JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU
LE DEVIN DU VILLAGE (parts I and II)
(THE VILLAGE SOOTHSAYER)
Bernard Cottret, bass (Le Devin)
Ana-Maria Miranda, soprano (Colette)
Serge Wilfart, tenor (Colin)
Chorus & Chamber Orch.
Roger Cotte, conductor


E. T. A. HOFFMANN
OVERTURE TO “UNDINE”
Bavarian Radio Symphony
Jan Koetsier, conductor


E. T. A. HOFFMANN
SYMPHONY IN E-FLAT
Adagio maestoso
Andante con moto
Menuetto minore
Finale: Allegro molto

Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie
Tamás Sulyok, conductor



FREDERICK NIETZSCHE
1- IM MONSCHEIN AUF DER PUSZTA
2- DA GEHT EIN BACH
Michael Krücker, piano


FREDERICK NIETZSCHE
EINE SYLVESTERNACHT
Nicholas Eanet, violin
John Bell Young, piano





FREDERICK NIETZSCHE
1- ES WINKT UND NEIGT SICH
(THE RED VINE WAVES AND BOWS) – NIETZSCHE
2- AUS DER JUGENDZEIT – FRIEDRICH RUCKERT
3- JUNGE FISCHERIN – NIETZSCHE
4- GEBET AN DAS LEBEN – SALOME

John Aler, tenor
John Bell Young, piano


FREDERICK NIETZSCHE
MANFRED MEDITATION (AFTER BYRON)
John Bell Young & Thomas Coote, piano four hands


LEO TOLSTOY
WALTZ IN F
Lera Auerbach, piano


BORIS PASTERNAK
PRELUDE IN Eb MINOR


BORIS PASTERNAK
PRELUDE IN g#


BORIS PASTERNAK
PIANO SONATA (in one movement)
Lera Auerbach, piano







EZRA POUND
SELECTIONS FROM LE TESTAMENT
1- BROTHEL MUSIC
2- DICTES MOY
3- HA, VIEILLESSE FELONNE ET FIERE (“HËAULMIERE’S ARIA”)
4- DAME DU CIEL (VILLON’SMOTHER)
5- PERE NOÉ (CHORUS & VILLON)
6- FRERES HUMAINS (SEXTET)

Harry van der Kamp, baritone (Villon)
Anna Myatt, contralto (Hëaulmiere)
Sandra Bush (Villon’s mother)
Philip Booth, Villon
Villon Music Theater, Conductus Ensemble
John Stringer, conductor
Western Opera Theater
Robert Hughes, conductor
ASKO Ensemble, Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor









GORDON GETTY
THE WHITE ELECTION (Part III)
1- MY FIRST WELL DAY, SINCE MANY ILL
2- IT CEASED TO HURT ME
3- I LIKE TO SEE IT LAP THE MILES
4- SPLIT THE LARK AND YOU’LL FIND THE MUSIC
5- THE CRICKET SONG
6- AFTER A HUNDRED YEARS
7- THE CLOUDS THEIR BACKS TOGETHER LAID
8- I SHAWLL NOT MURMUR

Lisa Delan,soprano
Fritz Steinegger, piano


LIONEL BARRYMORE
PIANO CONCERTO NO. 1: FIRST MOVT
Pauline Carter, piano
Packard Concert Orchestra
Paul Sweeten, conductor


LIONEL BARRYMORE
IN MEMORIAM (TO HIS BROTHER JOHN)
The Cleveland Orchestra
Dr. Greenwald



CHARLIE CHAPLIN
THE REEL CHAPLIN
1- Part 1
2- Part 2

“A WOMAN OF PARIS”
“THE KID”
“THE CHAPLIN REVUE”
“SUNNYSIDE”
“THE GENTLEMAN TRAMP”
“LIMELIGHT”
“MODERN TIMES”

The City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra
Carl Davis, conductor

Buried Treasure: Vagn Holmboe

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Listening Guide

The Work


BAGATELLE No. 1 “ARABESQUE”




ROUMANIAN SUITE
1 Allegro
2 Andante Fluente
3 Allegro




SYMPHONY No. 2
1 Impressioni (Allegro)
2 Lamentazione (Adagio, molto tranquillo)
3 Espressione (Allegro)
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CHAMBER CONCERTO No. 10
1 Allegro Non Troppo
2 Piu Allegro
3 Andante
4 Allegro Molto
5 Un Poco Lento
6 Adagio Ma Non Troppo
7 Allegro Molto
8 Allegro
9 Finale: Vivace
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SUONO DA BARDO Symfonisk Suite
1 Toccata
2 Interludio
3 Fantasia
4 Metamofosi
5 Finale (Attaca) Postludio






STRING QUARTET No. 2
1 Allegro Fluente
2 Andante Con Moto E Affettuoso
3 Presto
4 Un Poco Adagio
5 Allegro Molto E Leggiero
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SYMPHONY No. 8 “Sinfonia Boreale”
1 Allegro Molto Intensivo
2 Tempo Giusto
3 Andante Con Moto
4 Allegro Passionato
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REQUIEM FOR NIETZSCHE
1 Part One:Forspil i Orknen – Basel
2 Part Two:Vennerne – Sils Maria – Den Tredie Fristelse
3 Part Three:Ojeblikket – Gondolsang – Jena
4 Part Four:Ecce Homo – Weimar
5 Part Five:Asgaardsreien
Text to the Requiem for Nietzsche
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SONATA No. 3 FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO
1 Moderato
2 Allegro Molto
3 Adagio Non Troppo
4 Allegro Con Forza





TEMPO VARIABILE
1 Tempo Incostante
2 Tepesta
3 Tempo Calmo
4 Tempo Piovoso E Sereno
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CONCERTO FOR RECORDER, STRINGS, CELESTA & VIBRAPHONE
1 Allegro Innocente
2 Andante E Quieto
3 Allegro Giocoso – Meno Mosso – A Tempo – Poco Stretto
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STRING QUARTET No. 16
1 Allegro Non Troppo
2 Molto Vivace
3 Adagio
4 Presto
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SYMPHONY No. 12
1 Allegro Con Forza
2 Andante Sereno
3 Allegro Con Brio
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HAIDUC (MARAUDERS)

Buried Treasure: Havergal Brian’s Gothic Symphony

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Listening Guide

The Work







GOTHIC SYMPHONY
1 – Part 1 #1 Allegro Assai
2 – Part 1 #2 Lento Espressivo & Solenne
3 – Part 1 #3 Vivace
4 – Part 2 #1 Te Deum Laudamus – Allegro Moderato
5 – Part 2 #2 Iudex Crederis Esse Venturus
6 – Part 2 #3 Te Ergo, Quaesumus

BBC Concert Orchestra
conducted by Martyn Brabbins
BBC National Chorus of Wales

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Buried Treasure: Mountains in Music

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Listening Guide

The Work


LIZST – Mountain Symphony
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Kurt Masur, conductor


MOERAN – In the Mountain Country
Ulster Orchestra
Vernon Handley, conductor
[Chandos CHAN 10235]
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BEASER – Mountain Songs
1. Barbara Allen
2. The House Carpenter
3. He’s Gone Away
4. Cindy

Alexandra Hawley, flute
Jeffrey McFadden, guitar
[Naxos 8.559146]





RAFF – Symphony No. 7 “IN DA ALPEN”
1. WANDERING IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINS
2. IN THE INN
3. ON THE LAKE
4. AT THE FESTIVAL

Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra (Kosice)
Urs Schneider, conductor
[Marco Polo 8.223506]


OLE BULL – A Mountain Vision
Henning Kraggerud, violin
Dalasinfoniettan, Bjarte Engeset, conductor
[Naxos 8.572827]



GARBIZU – The Shadow on the Mountain
1. Part 1 – Belatzarena
2. Part 2 – Iantzi

One of the world’s greatest txistu players, José Ignacio Ansorena
is joined by Alvaro Cendoya at the piano
[Naxos 8.572096]


XIAO YING – Melody of the Big Mountain
Wang Guo Tong, gao hu
Central Broadcasting Folk Orchestra, Beijing
Peng Xiu Wen, conductor
[HK 6.340071 lp]


ROTA – The Legend of Glass Mountain










BLANCAFORT – Mountain Songs
1. Canco Del Vent
2. Canco Dalt Del Cingle
3. Canco De L’Hivern
4. Canco De L’Adeu
5. Canco De L’Arribada Al Cim
6. Canco De La Tarda Morint
7. Canco D’Enyoranca
8. Canco Del Silenci Del Capvespre
9. Canco Del Mati Lluminos

Vol. 1 of Blancafort piano music
Miquel Villalba, piano
[Naxos 8.557332]
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CAUDELLA – Carpathian Mountains
Moldavian Philharmonic Symphony
George Vintila, conductor
[Electrecord ST-ECE 02103]





BURLEIGH – Four Rocky Mountain Sketches
1. At Sunset
2. The Rapids
3. Up the Canyon
4. The Avalanche

Rachel Barton Pine, violin
Matthew Hagle, piano
[Cedille CDR 90000 097]


ALFRED HILL – The Sacred Mountain
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Wilfred Lehmann, conductor
[HK Marco Polo 6.220345 lp]
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IVES – From the Steeples to the Mountains
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein, conductor





LUDOLF NIELSEN – From the Mountains
1. THE CASTLE RUIN
2. THE SHEPHERD
3. THE MOUNTAIN CHAPEL
4. FOLK LIFE IN THE VALLEY

THE DANISH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Frank Cramer, conductor
[da capo 8.224093]
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LYNDOL MITCHELL – Kentucky Mountain Portraits
1. 1rst movement
2. 2nd movement
3. 3rd movement

The Eastman-Rochester Orchestra
Howard Hanson, conductor
[Mercury Living Presence 434 324]





BENDIX – Symphony No.1 “Mountain Climbing”
1. OVERTURE: ADAGIO MA NON TROPPO—ALLEGRO MODERATO
2. NOTTURNO: ALLEGRO VIVACE
3. MARCIA SOLENNE: ANDANTE SOSTENUTO
4. FINALE: ALLEGRO ANIMATO

Omsk Philharmonic Orchestra
Evgenyi Shestakov, conductor
(Danacord 436-437] [4 syms]


BOND – Thinking Like a Mountain
Cui Wen, narrator
Shanghai Symphony
Victoria Bond, conductor
[Protone NRPR 2205]
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DAETWYLER – Symphony of the Alps
Orchester Der Allgemeinen Musikgesellschaft Luzerne
Jean Daetwyler, conductor
[Philips 843804 ]


NOVAK – In the Tatras
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Karel Šejna, conductor
[Supraphon vol. 2 – Sejna]
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JIN XI, XU GIN YAN & LI YU – Praise of the Tai Mountain
Central Folk Orchestra, Beijing
Qin Peng Zhang, conductor
[HK 6.340075]




MARGA RICHTER – Qhanri (Snow Mountain)
1. Theme
2. Confrontation
3. Resurgence

David Wells, cello
Marga Richter, piano
[Leonardo LE337]
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RUGGLES – Men and Mountains
1. A Rhapsodic Proclamation
2. Lilacs
3. Marching Mountains

New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein, conductor
[10-NYP special edition]



WANG XI-LIN – Taixin Mountains
1. The Mountain
2. Quiet Valley & Clear Stream – Harvest

China Philharmonic Orchestra, Beijing
Wang Xi-lin, conductor
[HK 6.340194 lp]






SCHICKELE – A Year in the Catskills
1. SPRING: FANTASY
2. SUMMER: IMITATIONS
3. FALL: VARIATIONS
4. WINTER: LAMENT
5. FINALE: FAST DRIVING

Blair Woodwind Quintet
Felix Wang, cello; Melissa Rose, piano
(Naxos 8.550687)
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HOVHANESS – Symphony No. 50 “Mount St. Helens”
1. !rst movement
2. 2nd movement
3. 3rd movement

Buried Treasure: “It’s All Relatives”

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Listening Guide

The Work


GEORGE CHRISTOPH BACH
CANTATA: “SIEHE, WIE FEIN UND LIEBLICH IST” (PSALM 133)

Ekkehard Wagner, tenor I; Reinhart Ginzel, tenor II
Hermann Christian Polster, bass
Eberhard Palm, violin; Doris Linde, Monika Tutschku &
Siegfried Pank, viola da gamba
Achim Beyer, violone; Walter Heinz Bernstein, organ
[5-Capriccio 7100]


JOHANN CHRISTOPH BACH
WEDDING CANTATA: “MEINE FREUNDIN, DU BIST SCHÖN”

Gisela Burkhardt, soprano
Elisabeth Wilke, contralto
Ekkehard Wagner, tenor
Hermann Christian Polster, bass
Ripieni: Joseph Eichler & Cornelia Krumbiegel, sopranos
Werner Marschall, alto; Albrecht Lepetit, Reinhart
Ginzel & Wolf Reinhold, tenors
Johannes Künzel & Günther Schmidt, basses
Eberhard Palm, violin; Doris Linde, Monika Tutschku &
Bernd Musil, viola da gamba; Giselbert Treibmann, cello;
Achim Beyer, violone; Walter Heinz Bernstein, organ
Capella Fidicinia Leipzig
Hans Grüss, conductor
[5-Capriccio 7100]


JOHANN MICHAEL BACH
“ACH WIE SEHNLICH WART’ICH DRR ZEIT”

Gisela Burkhart, soprano
Eberhard Palm, violin; Doris Linde, Monika Tutschku &
Siegfried Pank, viola da gamba
Achim Beyer, violone; Walter Heinz Bernstein, organ
[5-Capriccio 7100]


JOHANN LUDWIG BACH
MOTET: ‘GEDENKE MEINER, MEIN GOTT’

Rheinische Kantorei
Das Kleine Konzert
Hermann Max, conductor
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JOHANN ERNST BACH
“MEINE SEELE ERHEBT DEN HERRN”

Martina Lins, soprano
Silke Weisheit, contralto
Martin Schmitz, tenor
Hans-George Wimmer, bass
Rheinische Kantorei
Das Kleine Konzert
Hermann Max, conductor
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DANIEL PURCELL
SONATAS NOS. 1, 2, 3 & 6 & CHACONNE IN A MINOR

Ensemble Mediolanum
Sabine Ambos, recorder
Felix Koch, cello
Wiebke Weidanz, harpsichord
[THE PURCELL BROTHERS: Christophorus CHR 77284]


GIACOMO PUCCINI, SR.
SALVE FAC, FOR SOLO VOICE WITH VIOLIN & ORGAN OBLIGATTO

The use of organ here was probably prompted by
the availability of a positive organ made in Lucca and noted
for its sweet, clear voiced resonance.

Doina Palade, soprano
Gianfranco Cosmi, organ
[Bongiovanni]


ANTONIO PUCCINI
MISERERE A QUATRO CONCERTATO

Doina Palade, soprano
Adriana Cicogna, mezzo-soprano
Orch. Liricosinfonica del Teatro del Giglio di Lucca
Gianfranco Cosmi, conductor
(Bongiovanni GB 2037)





DOMENICO PUCCINI
IL CIARLATANO

Nicola Rooi-Lemeni; Margherita Rinaldi
Renato Cesari; Carlo Gaifa
A. Scarlatti Orch. Of RAI Naples
Herbert Handt, conductor
(2-Voce 50)
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MICHAEL HAYDN
SYMPHONY IN C

1. Allegro 2. Andante 3. Menuetto 4. Allegro presto
From early 1761, it begins with signal-chords reminiscent of opera
overtures and continues to form a sonata movt of relatively
extensive form. The following andante is in song-form and written
in chamber music style, almost like a fully orchestrated string
quartet. A brief minuet and lively rondo follow.

Savaria Baroque Orchestra
Pál Németh, conductor
[Hungaroton HCD 32202)




MICHAEL HAYDN
SYMPHONY No. 34

1. Allegro con brio 2. Adagietto 3. Finale – Fugato. Allegro
Written during the early months of 1788. After a lively opening
Allegro using folk tunes, the bassoon is featured in the brief slow movt & a rather
loose-limbed fugue in the finale.




MICHAEL HAYDN
SYMPHONY No. 35 in G (Perger 27)

1. Allegro spiritoso 2. Andante 3. Finale. Presto.
Again folk music has a place in this symphony but I wanted
to play it because passages that sound much like brother
Franz Joseph’s music, particularly his Symphony No. 83
(“La Poule”).

Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss
Johannes Goritzki, conductor
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OF THE KNOWN SYMPHONIES OF MICHAEL HAYDN ON 8 CDs




LEOPOLD MOZART
SYMPHONY IN F (Eisen F6)

1. Allegro 2. Andante 3. Allegro assai





LEOPOLD MOZART
SYMPHONY IN G (Eisen G 5)

1. Allegro 2. Menuet 3. Andante 4. Presto
Example for 4-movt form with added Minuet.

Slovak Chamber Orchestra
Bohdan Warchal, conductor
(2-cpo 999 144)


FRANZ XAVER MOZART
MELANCHOLIQUE POLONAISES, OP. 22 (4)

1. Risoluto 2. Andantino con moto 3. Allegretto moderato
4. Andante espressivo

Julie Holtzman, piano


FERDINAND SCHUBERT
REQUIEM IN g (1828)

1. INTROIT: Requiem aeternam & Kyrie eleison
2. SEQUENCE: Dies Irae; Tuba mirum; Huic ergo
3. OFFERTOIRE: Domine Jesu Christie; Quam Olim Abrahae; Hostias Quam Olim Abrahae
4. SANCTUS
5. BENEDICTUS
6. AGNUS DEI
7. COMMUNION

Damien Degos, child soprano
Karl Markus, tenor; Roger Soyer, bass
Petits Chanteurs de Notre-Dame de la Joie
Ensemble Vocal Jean-Pierre Loré
Jean Galard, organ
Orchestre Francais D’Oratorio
Jean-Pierre Loré, conductor
[Erol 7415 lp]














FANNY MENDELSSOHN
DAS JAHR:
12 pieces named for each month of the year. Fanny said that
it served as a musical diary or “pleasant memoir”, as she called it, in which
she would communicate her thoughts and impressions during her sojourn in Italy
as the months went by.
Liana Serbescu, piano





ARNOLD LUDWIG MENDELSSOHN
TRIO for 2 violins and piano in A minor, Op. 76

1. Allegro
2. Adagio
3. Un Poco vivace
4. Finale. Sostenuto, piu allegro





CLARA SCHUMANN
SONATA IN g (1841-42)

1. Allegro
2. Adagio
3. Scherzo
4. Rondo

Jozef De Beenhouwer, piano
[3 cpo 999 758]




CLARA SCHUMANN
PIANO CONCERTO IN a, OP. 7 (1833)

1. Allegro Maestoso
2. Romanze. Andante non troppo, con grazia
3. Finale. Allegro non troppo

Veronica Jochum, piano
Bamberg Symphony
Joseph Silverstein, conductor
(Tudor 788)






ALMA MAHLER
FIVE SONGS

1. “DIE STILLE STADT” (THE SILENT CITY) (RICHARD DEHMEL)
2. “IN MEINES VATERS GARTEN (OTTO ERICH HARTLEBEN)
3. “LAUE SOMMERNACHT (MILD SUMMER’S NIGHT) )GUSTAV FALKE
4. “BEI DIR IST ES TRAUT (BESIDE YOU IT IS COZY) (RAINER MARIA RILKE)
5. “ICH WANDLE UNTER BLUMEN” (I STROLLED AMONG THE FLOWERS) (HEINE)

Iris Vermillion, mezzo-soprano (1-4)
Christian Elsner, tenor (5)
Cord Garben, piano
[cpo 999 455)


SIEGFRIED WAGNER
SEHNSUCHT

Hamburg State Philharmonic Orchestra
Werner Andreas Albert, conductor
(cpo 999 366) [CPO SERIES OF OVERTURES, SYM. POEMS, ETC.]










SIEGFRIED WAGNER
DER BARENHAUTER

1.OVERTURE
2.ACT I, SCENE 4-6 TO END OF ACT [CD 1/T5]
3.ACT II, SCENE 6-7 TO END OF ACT [CD2/T3]
4.ACT III [CD2/Ts4-9]

Hans Kraft – Volker Horn
Mayor - Henry Kiichi
Luisa – Beth Johanning
Devil – Adalbert Waller
Colonel – Nikolai Barowski
Corporal (Casper Wild) – Roland Hartmann

Chorus of the Thüringian Landestheater Rudolstadt
Thüringian Symphony Orchestra Saalfeld-Rudolstadt
Konrad Bach, conductor
[2-Marco Polo 8.223713-4]
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Buried Treasure: Japan Part I

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Listening Guide

The Work




YAMADA
SYMPHONY IN F, TRIUMPH AND PEACE (1912)

1.MODERATO
2.ADAGIO NON TANTO E POCO MARCIAL
3.POCO VIVACE
4.ADAGIOMOLTO – MOLTO ALLEGRO E TRIOMFANTE

Ulster Orchestra
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.555350 cd)


YAMADA
MANDARA NO HANA

Yomiuri Nippon Symphony
Shigenobu Yamaoka, conductor
(JVC 116 8) [JAPAN 14 42]
Ulster Orchestra
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.555350 cd)


MOROI
STRING SEXTET

Iso String Sextet
(King GT 9325)


KONOYE
ETENRAKU, GAGAKU

Philadelphia Orchestra
Leopold Stokowski, conductor
(Cala CACD 0501)[MISC] I/5
Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Ryusuke Numajiri, conductor
(Naxos 8.555071 cd) [JAPAN] 6/29A


KIYOSE
JAPANESE FESTIVAL DANCES

Yomiuri Nippon Symphony
Shigenobu Yamaoka, conductor
(JVC 116 8)[JAPAN 14 42]








HASHIMOTO
SYMPHONIC SUITE: HEAVENLY MAIDEN AND FISHERMAN

Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony
Ryusuke Numajiri, conductor
(Naxos 8.555881 cd)




HASHIMOTO
3 WASAN

1) WASAN 1
2) WASAN 2
3) WASAN 3

Akiya Fukushima, baritone
Tokyo Geidai Philharmonia
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.572869 cd)


MITSUKURI
SIX HAIKAI DE BASHO

Yomiuru Nippon Symphony
Shigenobu Yamaoka, conductor
(JVC 116 8)[JAPAN 14 42]


IKENOUCHI
STRING QUARTET “PRELUDE & FUGUE”

Iwamoto Mari String Quartet
(King GT 9324)


IKENOUCHI
SONATINA FOR CELLO AND PIANO

Takeichiro Hirai, cello
Midori Miura, piano
(King GT 9332)








MATSUDAIRA
THEME AND VARIATIONS FOR PIANO & ORCHESTRA

1) Theme
2) First Variation
3) Second Variation
4) Third Variation
5) Fourth Variation
6) Fifth Variation
7) Sixth Variation

Ichiro Nodaira, piano
Osaka Century Orchestra
Ken Takaseki, conductor
(Naxos 8.555882 cd)


MATSUDAIRA
DANZA RITUALE E FINALE (ENBOU)

Osaka Century Orchestra
Ken Takaseki, conductor
(Naxos 8.555882 cd)


OHKI
JAPANESE RHAPSODY

New Japan Philharmonic
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.557839 cd)


OHKI
SYMPHONY NO. 5 “HIROSHIMA”

New Japan Philharmonic
Takuo Yuasa, conductor
(Naxos 8.557839 cd)





OHZAWA
SYMPHONY NO. 3 “SYMPHONY OF THE FOUNDING OF JAPAN”

1) ALLEGRO RISOLUTO
2) ADAGIO GRAZIOSO
3) MODERATO (MENUET CON FANTASIA)
4) ALLEGRO NON TROPPO CON FUOCO

Russian Philharmonic
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor
(Naxos 8.557416 cd)



ICHIKAWA
VIOLIN CONCERTO

1) Part I
2) Part II

Masafumi Hori, violin
Czech Philharmonic
Zdenek Kosler, conductor
(Denon OF 7125ND)




IFUKUBE
SINFONIA TAPKAARA

1) LENTO MOLTO – ALLEGRO
2) ANDANTE
3) VIVACE

Russian Philharmonic Orchestra
Dmitry Yablonsky, conductor
(Naxos 8.557587 cd)