Playlist for Tuesday, August 19

Olympic medal fever seizes Midday Music! In today's loose musical tie-ins we go for two bronzes (both equestrian, as it happens). Tomorrow: a nice handful of silvers. Thursday: aiming for more than eight golds.

11 AM

  • Gliere: Bronze Horseman, Suite. BBC Philharmonic, Downes. Chandos 9379.
  • Auber: The Bronze Horse, Overture. Detroit Sym, Paray. Mercury 434 309.
  • Vierdanck: Capriccio in A minor.
12 N
  • Torke: Javelin. Boston Pops, Williams. Sony 62592.
  • Mendelssohn: "Reformation" Symphony (No. 5 in D major). New Philharmonia Orch, Muti. EMI 81788.
  • Telemann: Concerto in G for Two Violas. Goebel, Deuter, Musica Antiqua of Cologne. Archiv 289 463 074.
  • Finney: Fiddle-doodle-ad, Eight American Folk Tunes. Miranda Cuckson, Thomas Sauer. Centaur 2757.
1 PM
  • Thuille: Piano Quintet in E-flat, Op. 20. Oliver Triendl, Vogler Quartet. CPO 777 090.
  • Wang: Yi Dance. Xuefei Yang. EMI 06322.