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Saturday Afternoon Classical 3-6-2010

This week: a wide variety of pieces including Beethoven's first published work (a Piano Trio in E-flat), the "Symphonic Prologue" Francesca da Rimini by American composer Arthur Foote, Respighi's Violin Sonata, a solo-keyboard Partita by Bach, and a symphony by Michael Haydn.


Francesco Maria VERACINI (1690-1768): Sonata VII in A major (Federico Guglielmo directs "L'Arte dell'Arco" on period instruments) (10:44) CD TITLE: "Veracini--Overture & Concerti Vol.1" (CPO 777 302-2)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in Eb, Op.1 no. 1 (European Fine Arts Trio) (29:00) CD TITLE: "Beethoven--Piano Trios Vol.1" (Guild GMCD-7334)

Albert ROUSSEL (1869-1937): Résurrection--Symphonic Prelude (Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Stéphane Denève) CD TITLE: "Roussel: Symphony No. 1" (Naxos 8.570323)


Arthur FOOTE (1853-1937): Francesca da Rimini (Symphonic Prologue), op.24 (1890) (14:41) (Seattle Symphony/Gerard Schwarz) CD TITLE: "Foote: Francesca da Rimini" (Naxos 8.559365)

RESPIGHI: Violin Sonata in B minor (1917) (Frederieke Saeijs, vioin; Maurice Lammerts van Bueren, piano) (27:16) CD TITLE: "Ravel-Respighi-Granados: Violin Sonatas" (Naxos 8.572093)

ANTHONY BOLTON (b.1950): Impromptu for harp (Sioned Williams, harp) (8:20) CD TITLE: "Bolton: My Beloved" (Guild GMCD-7335)


BACH: Keyboard Partita No. 6 in E minor, BWV 830 (András Schiff, piano) (30:40) CD TITLE: "Johann Sebastian Bach--Six Partitas" (ECM B0013262-02)

Michael HAYDN: Symphony No.17 in E (MH 151) (Deutsche Kammerakademie Neuss/Frank Beermann) (19:22) CD TITLE: "Michael Haydn--Symphonies 14,17,19,24,29,33,40 & 41" (CPO 777 137-2)