Wednesday, August 8

Just a few weeks till those concert seasons get rolling. If you run a professional classical ensemble or venue in Georgia, please keep Midday Music on your mailing list. I want to know what you're up to and when, so we can tell our listeners. Send info to or Sarah Zaslaw, GPB, 260 14th Street NW, Atlanta GA 30318. Thank you.

11 AM

  • Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Suite. Scottish National Orch, Jarvi (Chandos 10369)
  • Schumann: Fantasy in C major, Op. 17. Jonathan Biss (EMI 65391)

12 N
  • Beethoven: Ruins of Athens, Overture. Berlin Phil, Karajan (DG 427 256)
  • Liszt: Fantasy on a theme from Beethoven's Ruins of Athens. Jeno Jando, Budapest Sym, Ligeti (LaserLight 14 011)
  • Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor." Christian Zacharias, Staatskapelle Dresden, Vonk (EMI 63937, rereleased as 74721)

1 PM
  • Korngold: Sursum Corda. BBC Phil, Bamert (Chandos 9317)
  • Narvaez: Fantasia on the fifth tone. Lex Eisenhardt (Etcetera 1114)
  • Gershwin: Porgy and Bess, Symphonic Suite "Catfish Row." Cincinnati Pops Orch, Kunzel (Telarc 80445)