Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Letter V Classical Radio this week

A summer sampler of new and recent classical recordings, including a splendid new collection of Anglo-Celtic-Appalachian ballads and dances from Apollo’s Fire, Yolanda Kondonassis and Jason Vieaux playing music for harp and guitar, pianist Jonathan Biss playing Beethoven, and violinist Jennifer Koh playing Bartók.

July 9
11 a.m.-2 p.m. EDT
1500-1800 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Peter Warlock: “Capriol” Suite
Royal Philharmonic/Barry Wordsworth
(Royal Philharmonic Masterworks)

“The Cruel Sister”
“The Cause of All My Sorrow”/“The Butterfly”/
“Barney Brallaghan”
“Nottamun Town”
“Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair”
“I Wonder As I Wander”/
“The Gravel Walk”/“Over the Isles to America”
Apollo’s Fire (Avie)

Vaughan Williams:
“Ten Blake Songs”
Mark Padmore, tenor
Nicholas Daniel, oboe (Harmonia Mundi)

Beethoven: Sonata in F minor, Op. 57 (“Appassionata”)
Jonathan Biss, piano (JB Recordings)

Bartók: Sonata for solo violin
Jennifer Koh, violin (Cedille)

Vivaldi: “The Four Seasons” – “Summer”
Midori Seiler, violin
Akademie für alte Musik Berlin
(Harmonia Mundi)

Xavier Montsalvatge: Fantasia
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Jason Vieaux, guitar (Azica)

Terry Riley: “Etude from the Old Country”
ZOFO (Sono Luminus)

Jean-Féry Rebel: “Les Elements”
Tempesta di Mare (Chaconne)