Monday, August 20

An extramusical detour:

While not exacolly
Comes within an inach
Of being spinach.
Immortal words of Ogden Nash. In the 1 o'clock hour, hear Nash's equally punny rhymes for The Carnival of the Animals.

11 AM
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3. Royal Phil Orch, Levine (Telarc 80454)
  • Verdi: Brindisi. Joseph Alessi, Warren Jones (Naxos 8.570232)
12 N
  • Korngold: Military March in B-flat. BBC Phil, Bamert (Naxos 8.570232)
  • Ravel: String Quartet in F major. Leipzig String Quartet (MDG 307 1359)
  • Medtner: Skazki, Op. 35. Hamish Milne (Hyperion 67491/2)
  • Telemann: Orchestral Suite in C minor. Berlin Baroque Soloists, Kussmaul (DG 5761)
1 PM
  • Godard: Allegretto. Paula Robison, Charleston Sym, Stahl (Pergola 1032)
  • Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor. Anne-Sophie Mutter, Lambert Orkis (DG 289 457 619)
  • Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals, with poetry by Ogden Nash. Perlman, Katia and Marielle Labeque, Israel Phil, Mehta (EMI 57067)