Tuesday, July 31

Among the choicest morsels in today's smorgasbord: Mozart's final quartet, Vaughan Williams' poetic lark in flight, Holst's jolly "Jupiter," a Schumannesque quintet by Louise Farrenc,

Mozart: String Quartets, Vol. 4 Elgar: Violin Concerto / Lark Ascending The Planets Louise Farrenc: The Two Piano Quintets

fresh-squeezed Vivaldi, elegaic Rachmaninoff and orchestral Grieg.

Vivaldi: Musica per mandolino e liuto Eugene Levinson, Principal Double Bass of the New York Philharmonic Grieg Symphony in C Minor (Three Pieces from Sigurd Jorsalfar)

11 AM

  • Mendelssohn: Overture for Winds. United States Marine Band, Colburn (USMB 22)
  • Mozart: String Quartet in F major, K. 590. American String Quartet (MusicMasters)
  • Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending. Hilary Hahn, London Sym, Davis (DG 3026)
  • Bach: Lute Sonata in G minor: Siciliana. Paul O'Dette (Harmonia Mundi 907438)
12 N
  • Holst: The Planets: Jupiter. Berlin Phil, Rattle (EMI 69690)
  • Handel: Saul: Act I Sinfonia. Concerto Koln, Jacobs (Harmonia Mundi 901877.78)
  • Farrenc: Piano Quintet No. 1 for piano, violin, viola, cello and bass. Schubert Ensemble of London (ASV 1122)
  • Vivaldi: Trio Sonata in G minor. Rolf Lislevand and friends (Naive 30429)
1 PM
  • Rachmaninoff: Trio Elegaique No. 1 for piano, violin and bass. Gina, Gary and Eugene Levinson (Cala 0507)
  • Britten: Simple Symphony. Norwegian Chamber Orch, Brown (Virgin 45121)
  • Grieg: Sigurd Jorsalfar: Orchestral Pieces. Malmo Sym, Engeset (Naxos 8.557991)
  • Chopin: "Minute Waltz" in D-flat, Op. 64/1. David Northington (Centaur 2791)