Midday Music Tuesday 11/04/08

It's an all-American lineup on Midday Music, to escort you to your polling place. (For details on concerts mentioned on air please check out this week's Classical Calendar posting below.) Happy election day!

11 AM

  • Ives: Variations on "America." Columbus State Univ Wind Ensemble, Rumbelow. Summit 374.
  • Barber: Violin Concerto. James Ehnes, Vancouver Sym, Tovey. CBC 5241.
  • Joplin: Scott Joplin's New Rag. Benjamin Loeb. Naxos 8.559277.
  • Zohn: Variations on Three Appalachian Tunes. Andrew Zohn.
12 N
  • Summer: Julie-O. Mark Summer, David Ying. Telarc 80630.
  • Boyer: Celebration Overture. Moravian Phil, Golan. Albany 1027.
  • Corigliano: The Red Violin Caprices. Philippe Quint. Naxos 8.559364.
  • Copland: Appalachian Spring. Nashville Chamber Orch, Gambill. Naxos 8.559069.
  • Perkinson: Quartet No. 1 based on "Calvary": Allegro. New Black Music Repertory Ensemble Quartet. Cedille 087.
1 PM
  • O'Connor: Trio No. 1, "Poets and Prophets," inspired by Johnny Cash. Eroica Trio. EMI 07351.
  • Nelson: Savannah River Holiday. Boston Pops, Lockhart. BMG RCA 68786.
  • Perkinson: Louisiana Blues Strut. Ashley Horne. Cedille 087.
  • Bernstein: Candide: Make Our Garden Grow. Joshua Bell, Philharmonia Orch, Zinman. Sony 89358.