Midday Music, Monday 2/16/09

For this American holiday Midday Music includes an infectiously propulsive trio by 40-year-old American composer Patrick Zimmerli, rags by William Bolcom and Billy Joel, short bits of Copland and Gershwin and Still and Coleridge-Taylor, and a fantasia on Sousa themes. Happy Presidents Day.

11 AM

  • Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture. Danish National Sym, Dausgaard. Chandos 10416.
  • Haydn: String Quartet in C major, Op. 76/3, "Emperor": Variations. Leipzig String Quartet. MDG 307 1362.
  • Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme. Zuill Bailey, San Francisco Ballet Orch, West. Telarc 80724.
  • Leonarda: Sonata No. 12 for Violin and Continuo. Bizarrie Armoniche. Opus111 30341.
  • Still: Folk Suite No. 2 for flute, clarinet, bassoon and harp. Sierra Winds, Kim DiLibero. Cambria 1803.
12 N
  • Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine. Bournemouth Sym, Alsop. Naxos 559031.
  • Zimmerli: Piano Trio No. 1. Scott Yoo, Michael Mermagen, John Novacek. Arabesque 6785.
  • Gershwin: Preludes. Washington Saxophone Quartet. Americus 20001014.
  • Bolcom: Graceful Ghost Rag. Andres Cardenes, Luz Manriquez. Ocean Records 103.
  • Billy Joel: Root Beer Rag. Jeff Senley, O-zone Percussion Group. Klavier 11115.
1 PM
  • Coleridge-Taylor/Powell: Deep River. Rachel Barton Pine, Matthew Hagle. Cedille 097.
  • Mozart: Magic Flute Overture. Scottish Chamber Orch, Mackerras. Telarc 80345.
  • Copland: Quiet City. Orpheus Chamber Orch, Raymond Mase, Stephen Taylor. DG 427 335.
  • Liebling: Fantasia on Sousa Themes. Rachel Barton Pine, Matthew Hagle. Cedille 097.
  • Dvorak: Romance in F minor. Gil Shaham, Orpheus Chamber Orch. DG 449 923.
  • Joplin: Something Doing. Washington Saxophone Quartet. Americus 20001014.