Classical Discoveries

with Marvin Rosen

From Riga with Love - Music by Latvian composers

Composer Piece Ensemble/
Orchestra
Conductor Soloist/
Performer
Bastiks, Viktors (1912-2001) Clitter Clatters Riga Castle frpm "Latvian folk songs" The New York Latvian Concert Singers, Amdrejs Jansons, conductor Albany Records - 5:30
Ivanovs, Janis (1906-1983) Symphonic Poem, The Cloudy Mountain Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Leonids Vigners, Conductor Cameo 5:34
Kalnins, Janis (1904-2000) Larghetto Serioso Janis Bulavs, Violin, Talivaldis Deksnis, Organ Ave Sol - 5:44
Vitols, Jazeps (1863-1948) Jewels, Op. 66 Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Dmiltry Yablonsky, conductor Marco Polo - 5:49
Latvian Folk sonag, arr. Gunars Ordelovskis A Lassie Like a Rosie The Karta Psaltery Quartet Riga Recording company 6:00
Rise, Indra (1961- ) Three Colored Stories Indra Rise, Piano Dacapo - 6:03
Plakidis, Peteris (1947- ) Two Grasshopper Dances Gidon Kremer, Violin Teldec - 6:12
Maskats, Arturs (1957- ) Tango Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Normunds Vaicis, conductor, Aldis Jurisons, Bandoneon Latvian Natioonal Symphony Orchestra - 6:15
Puce, Valts (1962- ) Dawn is Breaking Kamer..., Inga Lisovska and Ilze Rubike, Vocal soloists, Rihards Zaluope, Percussion Quartz Music - 6:28
Karlsons, Juris (1948- ) Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Chamber Orchestra Teofils Bikis, Piano, Chamber Orchestra of the Latvian Philharmonic, Andris Veismanis, conductor Rigas skanu - 6:27
Kalnins, Imants (1941- ) Teasing Songs 1 and 2 Liepaja Symphony Orchestra, Maris Kupcs, conductor UPE Classics - 7:01
Kalnins, Imants (1941- ) Bells Riga Chamber Choir, "Ave Sol", Imants Kokars, Conductor Ave Sol - 7:05
Zemzaris, Imants (1951- ) Divertimento, "Dedication for the First Anemone" Latvian Philharmonic, Igor Zhukov, Conductor Latvian Radio - 7:10
Mence, Selga (1953- ) A Blacksmith was Working in the skies Youth Choir, "Kamer...", Maris Sirmais, Conductor Kamer - 7:28
Latvian Folk Song Herald The Wolfmen Latvian Music Information Center - 7:32
Vasks, Peteris (1946- ) Musica Dolorosa Ligita Zemberga, Cello, Riga Philharmonic Orchestra, Kriss Rusmanis, conductor Conifer - 7:35
Einfelde, Maija (1939- ) Three Poems of Fricis Barda Latvian Radio choir, Sigvards Klava, conductor Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Klava, Conductor 7:48
Pelecis, Georgs (1947- ) Revelation Janis Sipkevics, contralto, Gabor Boldoczki, Trumpet, Katia Skanavi, Piano, Kremerata Baltica, Gidon Kremer, Conductor Megadisc - 8:04
Dubra, Rihards (1964- ) Venite omnes Schola Cantorum Riga, Instrumental Ensemble, Guntars Pranis, conductor Schola Cantorum Riga - 8:18
Esenvalds, Eriks (1977- ) Long Road Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor Hyperion - 8:30
Esenvalds, Eriks (1977- ) Passion and Resurrection Carolyn Sampson, Soprano, Polyphony, Britten Sinfonia, Stephen Layton, Conductor Hyperion - 8:53
Esenvalds, Eriks (1977- ) Seascape Juris Zvikovs, Piano Private - 9:28
Esenvalds, Eriks (1977- ) Evening Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor Hyperion - 9:40
Esenvalds, Eriks (1977- ) Go Away, Rain Kamer..., Altera Veritas Ensemble, Maris Sirmais, Conductor Quartz Music - 9:50
Bastiks, Viktors (1912-2001) Who is Waiting Gunta Plostnieks, Soprano, Talvidis Deksnis, Organ Gunta Plostnieks - 9:56
Esenvalds, Eriks (1977- ) Legend of the Walled-in Woman The Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Klava, Conductor Latvian Music Information Center - 10:07
Esenvalds, Eriks (1977- ) Clouds (in memory of my brother Oscar) Riga Festival Orchestra, Normunds Sne, conductor Private - 10:25
Esenvalds, Eriks (1977- ) The Frontiers of Time Riga Chamber Players, Normunds Sne, conductor Latvian Music Information Center - 10:40
Esenvalds, Eriks (1977- ), arr. Amazing Grace Kamer..., Maris Sirmais, Conductor Quartz Music - 10:55