Midday Music playlist for Tuesday, September 2

The summer drought of concerts is ending. First into the water for 2008-2009 is the Albany Symphony. Led by music director Claire Fox Hillard, the orchestra plunges in with Made in America. The program includes Joan Tower's piece by that name, Philip Glass's double timpani concerto (featuring principal timpanists of the Atlanta and Macon symphonies, Mark Yancich and David Morris), Copland's Rodeo and the premiere of Evening Scenes by Albany Symphony member Scott Young. Albany's ASO is in concert 8 p.m. Saturday, September 6 at Albany Municipal Auditorium. Info: (229) 317-6799; Albany Symphony.

11 AM

  • Prokofiev: The Stone Flower, Suite. Scottish National Orch, Jarvi. Chandos 10481.
  • Gabrieli: Jubilate Deo. Canadian Brass. Opening Day 7347.
  • Breton: Four Spanish Pieces. LOM Piano Trio. Naxos 8.570713.
12 N
  • Lawes: Consort Set in D minor. Maxine Eilander, Les Voix Humaines. Atma 2372.
  • Beethoven: "Pastorale" Piano Sonata (No. 15 in D major, Op. 28). Claudio Arrau. Philips 426 256.
  • Tower: Made in America. Nashville Sym, Slatkin. Naos 8.559328.
  • Purcell: Trumpet Sonata, Z. 850: Allegro. Aradia Baroque Ensemble, Mallon. Naxos 8.554262.
1 PM
  • Bolling: Jazz Suite No. 1 for Flute and Jazz Piano. Baroque and Blue. Profil 08021.
  • Sainz de la Maza: Zapateado; Rondena. David Russell. Telarc 80633.
  • Beriot: Violin Concerto No. 5 in D major. Philippe Quint, Slovak Radio Sym, Trevor. Naxos 8.570360.