Midday Music Wednesday 11/05/08

According to his public Facebook page, Barack Obama's favorite music includes "Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Johann Sebastian Bach (cello suites) and The Fugees." We'll home in on the Bach part of the president-elect's list right after the noon news on GPB.

11 AM

  • Mozart: Cosi fan tutte, Overture. Lausanne Chamber Orch, Menuhin. Virgin 363284.
  • Copland: Third Symphony. New York Phil, Bernstein. Sony 63155.
  • Thomson: Three Portraits. Philippe Quint, William Wolfram. Naxos 8.559364.
12 N
  • Bach: Suite in G major for Solo Cello, BWV 1007. Steven Isserlis. Hyperion 67541/2.
  • Stravinsky: The Firebird, Suite. Royal Concertgebouw Orch, Chailly. London 289 458 142.
  • Franck: Psyche and Eros, from Psyche. Berlin Phil, Giulini. DG 419 605.
1 PM
  • Dvorak: "American" Quintet. Vlach Quartet, Kyselak. Naxos 8.553376.
  • Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat: Dances. Orch of the Suisse Romande, Ansermet. London 414 039/10.