Midday Music, Thursday 2/19/09

In the noon hour, WACG Augusta's Mary Ellen Cheatham speaks with Diane Wittry. Wittry is this season's fourth candidate for music director of the Augusta Symphony, and she leads that orchestra in concert Saturday night at First Baptist of Augusta.

11 AM

  • Rameau: Pieces de Clavecin en Concerts: No. 3. Baroque Nouveau. Reference 118.
  • Arensky: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor. Claremont Trio. Tria 3860.
  • Biber: Partita No. 5 from Harmonia Artificioso-Ariosa. Rare Fruits Council, Kraemer. Naive 3002.
12 N
  • Gershwin: Embraceable You. Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Leslie Stifelman. Nonesuch 79464.
  • Lalo: Two Aubades. Chamber Music Palm Beach. Klavier 11105.
  • Wittry: Mist (excerpt). Slovak State Phil Kosice, Wittry.
  • Interview with Diane Wittry
  • Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor. David Oistrakh, Philharmonia Orch, Galliera. EMI 81487.
  • Chopin: "Aeolian Harp" Etude in A-flat, Op. 25/1; Mazurka in F minor, Op. 68/4. Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Decca 466 357.
1 PM
  • Tchaikovsky: Scherzo Burlesque, from Suite No. 2, "Caracteristique." Detroit Sym, Jarvi. Chandos 9454.
  • Mozart: Piano Sonata in F major, K. 280. Mitsuko Uchida. Philips 420 186.
  • Bartok: Rumanian Folk Dances, arr. four cellos. Matt Haimovitz, Uccello. Oxingale 2007.
  • Haydn: Symphony No. 23 in G major. Academy of Ancient Music, Hogwood. L'Oiseau-Lyre 430 082.