Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Letter V Classical Radio this week

A program for the Jewish High Holy Days, featuring the “Sacred Service” (“Avodath Hakodesh”) of Ernest Bloch, in the historic recording conducted by the composer.

Sept. 17
10 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT
1400-1700 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Mozart: “Don Giovanni” Overture
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/
Neville Marriner (EMI Classics)

Beethoven: Quartet in
C sharp minor, Op. 131
Cypress String Quartet (Avie)

Golijov: “Lullaby and Doina”
Tara Helen O’Connor, flute
Todd Palmer, clarinet
Mark Dresser, double-bass
St. Lawrence String Quartet (EMI Classics)

Salomone Rossi: Psalms 128, 100, 126; sinfonias
Profeti della Quinta (Linn)

Past Masters:
Bloch: “Sacred Service” (“Avodath Hakodesh”)
Marko Rothmüller, bass-baritone (cantor)
London Philharmonic Choir
London Philharmonic/
Ernest Bloch (Rockport)
(recorded 1949)

Schubert: Impromptu in
C minor, D. 899, No. 1
Krystian Zimerman, piano
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Brahms: Symphony No. 4
in E minor
Konzerthaus Orchestra, Berlin/
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Orfeo)

Schubert: “Memnon”
(orchestration by Brahms)
Thomas Quasthoff, bass-baritone
Chamber Orchestra of Europe/Claudio Abbado (Deutsche Grammophon)