Midday Music, Wednesday 3/4/09

As an aside: Please join me after hours for a new season of The ASO on GPB. Our Atlanta Symphony broadcasts resume Thursday, March 5 at the new time of 9 p.m. (with repeat broadcasts Sunday at 10 p.m.). The first two programs present music of "the three B's" (Bach, Beethoven and Brahms) with music director Robert Spano conducting. These concerts took place last fall to open the orchestra's 2008-2009 season. Tune in to GPB Radio or gpb.org.

And now today's Midday Music playlist:

11 AM

  • Bantock: Heroic Ballads: Kishmul's Galley. Royal Phil, Handley. Hyperion 66630.
  • Bantock: Pagan Symphony. Royal Phil, Handley. Hyperion 66630.
  • Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 4 in A major, BWV 1055. Angela Hewitt, Australian Chamber Orch, Tognetti. Hyperion 67308.
12 N
  • Norwegian traditional: In My Reckless, Youthful Days; Wedding March from Gudbrandsdalen; I Know a Stronghold in Heaven. Trio Medieval. ECM 2003.
  • Higdon: Concerto for Orchestra. Atlanta Sym, Spano. Telarc 80620.
  • Geminiani: Concerto Grosso No. 4 in F (based on Corelli's Op. 5/4). Boston Baroque, Pearlman. Telarc 80698.
1 PM
  • Bernstein: Candide Overture. Los Angeles Phil, Bernstein. DG 289 459 147.
  • Vine: Piano Sonata No. 1: mvt 2. Joyce Yang. Harmonia Mundi 907405.
  • Debussy: String Quartet in G minor. Belcea Quartet.
  • Chabrier: Larghetto for horn and orchestra. Hermann Baumann, Gewandhaus Orch Leipzig, Masur. Philips 416 380.