Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Letter V Classical Radio this week

Sampling the season’s new recordings, including several Christmas discs . . . 

Dec. 3
10 a.m.-1 p.m. EST
1500-1800 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Beethoven: “Egmont” Overture
Montreal Symphony Orchestra/Kent Nagano (Analekta)

“On the Overgrown Path”
Stephen Hough, piano (Hyperion)

Lyons: “Corpus Christi Carol”
anon.: “Gresley Dances”
(arrangement by William Lyons)
The Dufay Collective & Voice (Avie)

François-Joseph Gossec: Symphony in E flat major, Op. 12, No. 5
Les Agrémens/
Guy Van Wass

Schubert: Fantasia
in F minor, D. 940
Leon Fleisher &
Katherine Jacobson,
piano four-hands
(Sony Classical)

J.S. Bach: Suite No. 3
in E flat major, BWV 1010
Matt Haimovitz, cello (Pentatone/Oxingale)

Liszt: “Valses oubliée” Nos. 1-3
Olivia Sham, piano (Avie)

Mendelssohn: Quartet
in D major, Op. 44, No. 1
Cecilia String Quartet (Analekta)

trad. English: “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”
trad. Scottish: “The Traveler Benighted in Snow”
trad. Irish: “Early in the Morning”/“The Ivy Leaf”/
“Christmas Comes But Once a Year”
(arrangements by Nikolaus Newerkla)
Quadriga Consort (Deutsche Harmonia Mundi)