Monday, May 14

Phrase for the day: Avè u corpu à viulinu. In the language of Corsica, that means "to be famished," or literally, to have a tummy like a violin - i.e., empty.

11 AM

  • Chopin: Impromptu in A-flat; Fantasy-Impromptu in C-sharp minor. Evgeny Kissin (RCA 68668)
  • Haydn: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G major. Lukas Hagen, Camerata Salzburg (Profil 07015)
  • Feuillet: A l'espagnole. Andrew Lawrence-King (Harmonia Mundi 907335)
  • Ginastera: Pampeana No. 2. Sol Gabetta, Munich Orch, Rasilainen (RCA 75912)
12 N
  • Mahler: Symphony No. 1. Tonhalle Orch Zurich, Zinman (RCA 87156)
1 PM
  • Mendelssohn: Songs without Words, Op. 19/1 and Op. 102/5. Murray Perahia (Sony 66511)
  • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Ballet, Suite No. 3. Cincinnati Sym, Jarvi (Telarc 80597)
  • Nielsen: String Quintet in G major. Young Danish String Quartet, Fredericksen (DaCapo 6.220521)