Today, music for violin by Brahms--the Sonata No.3 and the Violin Concerto. Also: a piano concerto by Dussek; the "Fantastic Scherzo" by Suk; and a new work, a "Lullaby" for soprano and orchestra by Glen Roven, based on the famous Margaret Wise Brown children's book "Goodnight Moon."
Today: piano concerti by Rachmaninoff (No.2) and Beethoven (No.3); the "Quartettsatz" (Quartet Movement) by Schubert; the "Recognition Scene" from Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra;" and Franck's Symphony in D minor.
A group of unusual works this week: a piano concerto by Lyapunov; a violin concerto by Karlowicz; a piano trio by Sir Donald Francis Tovey; the Sibelius 4th Symphony; and music by John Adams and Leos Janacek.
Featured today: the "Devil's Trill" sonata by Tartini; Florent Schmitt's symphonic poem "The Tragedy of Salome;" Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony; a string quintet by Mendelssohn; a concerto for double-bass by Vanhal; and piano music by Bach and contemporary composer Scott Hiltzik.
Two famous works this afternoon: Mozart's 40th Symphony and the "Clock" Symphony (No.101) by Haydn. Also, Schubert's "Arpeggione" sonata played on double-bass; Lyapunov's Violin Concerto in D minor; and the Suite in Bb for 13 winds by Richard Strauss.
Today's show begins and ends with music for cello--Saint-Saens' 1st Cello Concerto, and one of the first works ever written for the cello, "7 Ricercari" by Domenico Gabrielli. In between, the Sibelius 5th Symphony, Ravel's "Gaspard de la Nuit", and a String Quartet by Spohr.
Today's music includes a Bach keyboard concerto along with Vaughan Williams' Piano Concerto, inspired by Busoni's piano transcriptions of Bach. Also: Mendelssohn's Octet for strings; Franck's Violin Sonata; and music by Karlowicz and Hoffmeister.
Later this afternoon, we have a special concert by the Nashville Symphony recorded last weekend during the re-opening of Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center after last year's floods. During the 1:00 hour we're playing music for piano and orchestra by Ferdinand Ries; a violin concerto by Rodolphe Kreutzer; and Chopin's "Military" Polonaise.
Music this afternoon includes a violin concerto by Tartini; a "pastoral" concerto for Christmas by Vivaldi, and Otto Nicolai's "Christmas Overture" from 1833. Also, piano music by Liszt, and Schumann's Symphony No.2.
Today's show includes a legendary 1934 recording pairing violinist Joseph Szigeti and conductor Sir Thomas Beecham in Mozart's Violin Concerto No.4. Also: Mozart's 29th Symphony; a violin concerto by Rodolphe Kreutzer; and Rachmaninoff's "Paganini Rhapsody."
This week, one of Beethoven's first published works, the Piano Trio in C minor. Also, a cello sonata by Miaskovsky; a symphony by Kalliwoda; the world premiere recording of one of Castelnuovo-Tedesco's "Shakespeare" Overtures; Bach's Orchestral Suite No.3 (including the famous "Air on the G String" melody), and Hummel's Trumpet Concerto in Eb.
Today, a suite for recorder and strings by Telemann; a horn concerto by Rosetti; Vaughan Williams' music for Aristophanes' "The Wasps;" Ravel's Piano Trio; a piano sonata by the 12-year-old Beethoven; and Schumann's Violin Concerto in D minor.