Midday Music Wednesday 12/31/08

Happy New Year! January 1 at 11:00 we'll bring you New Year's from Vienna, followed by an hour of Midday Music at 1:00. See you in 2009!

11 AM

  • Bartok: Rumanian Folk Dances, arr. violin and piano/lutheal. Daniel Hope, Sebastian Knauer. Warner 61329.
  • Brahms: Waltz in A major, Op. 39/15, for piano four hands. Genevieve Chinn, Alan Brings. Centaur 2297.
  • Brahms: Symphony No. 4. Bournemouth Sym, Alsop. Naxos 9.570233.
  • Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms: "Exaudi orationem meam." Berlin Phil, Berlin Radio Choir, Rattle. EMI 07630.
12 N
  • Bach/Busoni: Chorale Prelude, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme." Murray Perahia. Sony 66511.
  • Bach: Cantata No. 140, "Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme." Bach Ensemble, Rifkin. L'Oiseau-Lyre 417 616.
  • Mendelssohn: Song without Words, Op. 102/5. Bertrand Chamayou. Naive 5131.
  • Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier, Suite. Bavarian Radio Sym, Maazel. RCA 68225.
1 PM
  • Ravel: La Valse. Cincinnati Sym, Jarvi. Telarc 80601.
  • Mendelssohn: Song without Words, Op. 38/2. Bertrand Chamayou. Naive 5131.
  • Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C major. Metamorphosen Chamber Orch, Yoo. Archetype 60105.
  • Traditional (Scottish)/Kessler: Auld Lang Syne. Washington Saxophone Quartet. Americus 19981007.