Classical Masterpieces

with Sam


Monday, February 22, 2016
06:00 to 08:30
Classical Vinyl
other shows

Composer Piece Ensemble/
Conductor Soloist/
Label Comments
Mahler, Gustav Das Lied von der Erde Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Bruno Walter Kerstin Thorburg, soprano; Charles Kullman, tenor Seraphim 6:00 - a 1936 recording commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Mahler's death
Strauss, Richard Salome's Dance (Dance of the Seven Veils) Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Richard Strauss Deutsche Grammophon 6:30 - a 1931 recording towards the end of Strauss' life
Copland, Aaron Clarinet Concerto Columbia Symphony Orchestra Aaron Copland Benny Goodman Columbia Masterworks 6:45 - 1963 recording with Copland conducting and Goodman playing the concerto written for himself
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Symphony No. 5; Mvmt 1 New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein Columbia Records 7:05 - 1959 recording on the NYPhil's russian tour under the auspices of the President's Special International Program for Cultural Presentations
Stravinsky, Igor L'Histoire du Soldt Small Instrumental Ensemble Leopold Stokowski Madeleine Milhaud, narrator Vanguard 7:20 - first recording in America made on Dolby System!!! (very revolutionary)
Bartok, Bela Concerto for Orchestra Chicago Symphony Fritz Reiner RCA Victrola 7:55 - truly seminal recording of this Bartok piece
Glass, Philip Glassworks: Rubric, Facades Glass Ensemble Michael Riesman etc CBS Inc. 8:20 - fun piece