Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Letter V Classical Radio this week

In the second hour of the program, a sampling of the recorded legacy of the great Czech pianist Ivan Moravec, who died earlier this week.

July 30
11 a.m.-2 p.m. EDT
1500-1800 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

François-Adrien Boieldieu: “The Caliph of Baghdad” Overture
New Philharmonia Orchestra/Richard Bonynge (Decca)

Rameau: “Naïs” Suite
Orchestra of the 18th Century/Frans Brüggen (Glossa)

Chausson: Poème
Nicola Benedetti, violin
London Symphony Orchestra/Daniel Harding (Deutsche Grammophon)

Chopin: Scherzo in B flat minor, Op. 31
Chopin: Nocturne in B major, Op. 62, No. 1
Ivan Moravec, piano (Philips)

Beethoven: Sonata in D major, Op. 28 (“Pastoral”)
Ivan Moravec, piano (Supraphon)

Smetana: “Czech Dances, Book 2 – “Hulán” (“The Lancer”), “Obkročák,” Furiant
Ivan Moravec, piano (Supraphon)

Past Masters:
Mozart: Symphony No. 34 in C major, K. 338
Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam/
George Szell
(recorded 1966)

Brahms: Symphony
No. 3 in F major
Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig/
Riccardo Chailly (Decca)