Wednesday, April 4

Mix and match! With Holy Week in mind there's meaningful choral music in among the waltzes and divertimentos throughout. And it may be an odd assortment of the pieces in the first hour but I liked the way the very end of each piece led plausibly into the very start of the next.

11 AM

  • Buxtehude: Membra Jesu nostri: Ad genua; Ad cor. Cantus Kolln, Junghanel (Harmonia Mundi 901912)
  • Corigliano: Chaconne from The Red Violin. Hanslip, Royal Phil, Slatkin (Naxos 8.559302)
  • Giuliani: Variations for Violin and Guitar, Op. 63. Savino, Hugget (Koch 7591)
  • Glazunov: Waltz from Lady Soubrette. USSR Sym, Svetlanov (Melodiya 10-00179)
12 N
  • Mozart: Divertimento in D for strings, K. 136. Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Marriner (Philips 422 504)
  • Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor. Stott, BBC Phil, Alsop (BBC Music Mag)
  • Vivaldi: Stabat Mater, RV 621. Newman, Aradia Ensemble, Mallon (Naxos 8.557852)
1 PM
  • Ravel: Pavane for a Dead Princess. Cincinnati Sym, Jarvi (Telarc 80601)
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection": second half. Vienna Phil, DeYoung, Schafer, Vienna Singverein, Boulez (DG 6684)