Classical Discoveries

with Marvin Rosen

Four Seasons Beyond Vivaldi

Composer Piece Ensemble/
Conductor Soloist/
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (opening section) Jennifer Castellano, piano 5:30
Diemer, Emma Lou Summer Day from "Suite for Violin and Piano" Philip Ficsor, violin, Emma Lou Diemer, piano Truetone Productions - 5:31
Bonds, Margaret Songs of the Season Louise Toppin, soprano, John O'Brien, piano Albany Records - 5:38
Nilsson, Anders Autumn for String Sextet Uppsala Chamber Soloists Phono Suecia - 5:48
Howe, Mary Spring Pastoral The Imperial Philharmonic of Tokyo, William Strickland, conductor CRI - 6:10
Guido, Giovanni Antonio Spring from The Four Seasons Caroline Balding, violin, The Band of Instruments Divine Art - 6:17
Higdon, Jennifer Summer Shimmers Susan Glaser, flute, Stephen Taylor, oboe, Todd Palmer, clarinet, Marc Goldberg, bassoon, Joseph Anderer, horn, John Novacek, piano Koch International Classics - 6:33
Einaudi, Ludovico Primavera Ludovico Einaudi, piano, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Robert Ziegler, conductor Ponderosa - 6:40
Cage, John The Seasons American Composers Orchestra, Dennis Russell Davies, conductor ECM New Series - 6:48
Anon. 13th century England Summer is Come Dufay Collective Chandos - 7:09
Vasks, Peteris A Little Summer Music Heinrich Horlein, violin, Werner Hagen, piano Koch Schwann - 7:15
Arapov, Boris Four Seasons Tatiana Melentyeva, soprano, Boris Mareshkin, tenor, Instrumental Ensemble, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor Melodiya - 7:26
Hardin, Louis (Moondog) Voices of Spring Joanna MacGregor, conductor SoundCircus - 7:49
Oswald, James The Myrtle (Summer) The Broadside Band Dorian Discovery - 7:53
Lo, Leung-fai Autumn Kaohshung City Chinese Orchestra, Nai-chung Kuan, conductor Hugo - 7:57
Anon. Medieval Iceland Summer Joy and Sorrow///The Long Spring Sverrir Gudjonsson and instrumental ensemble Opus 111 8:12
Valent, Joan Quatre Estacions A Mallorca (Four Seasons in Mallorca) Non Profit Misoc Chamber Orchestra, Ara Malikian, conductor Non Profit Music - 8:17
Kline, James Redwood Variations James Kline, 11 string arch guitar Chamber - 8:45
Tormis, Veljo Autumn Landscapes Holst Singers, Stephen Layton, conductor Hyperion - 8:54
Simpson, Christopher Summer from The 4 Seasons Les Voix Humaines Atma Classique - 9:06
Lason, Aleksander Chamber Music No. 5 "Four Seasons" Orkiestra Muzyki Nowej, Aleksander Lason, conductor Dux - 9:20
Narbutaite, Onute Mozartsommer Valentinas Gelgotas, flute, Ingrida Armonaite, violin, Audrone Psibilskiene, viola, Gediminas Kviklys, harpsichord Finlandia Records - 9:46
Kanno, Yoshihiro The Four Seasons in Resonance Tomoyuki Okada Percussion Ensemble Denon - 10:00
Crumb, George Music of the Starry Night from "Music for a Summer Evening" (Makrokosmos III) Quattro Mani, John Kinzie& David Colson, percussion Bridge - 10:42
Piazzola, Astor Spring from "The Four SEasons of Buenos Aires" ARCO Chamber Orchestra, Levon Ambartsumian, conductor Phoenix USA - 10:55