Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Letter V Classical Radio this week

A sampler of music from the 1920s: A jazzy, fast-forward decade, to be sure, but also the birth years of neoclassicism, the musical style that looks back while looking ahead. 

Sept. 28
10 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT
1400-1700 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Gershwin: “Rhapsody in Blue”
(jazz-band orchestration by Ferde Grofé)
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Baltimore Symphony
Marin Alsop

Ravel: Sonata
for violin and piano
Joshua Bell, violin
Jeremy Denk, piano
(Sony Classical)

Past Masters:
Milhaud: “La création du monde”
Champs Elysées Theatre Orchestra/
Darius Milhaud
(recorded 1958)
(Pristine Classical)

Weill: “The Little
Threepenny Music”
London Symphony Orchestra/
Michael Tilson Thomas
(Sony Classical)

Past Masters:
Walton: “Façade”
Peggy Ashcroft & Paul Scofield, reciters
London Sinfonietta/William Walton
(recorded 1969)
(Decca Eloquence)

J.S. Bach: Passacaglia and Fugue in C minor, BWV 538
(orchestration by
Ottorino Respighi)
BBC Philharmonic/
Leonard Slatkin

Stravinsky: Octet for winds
Boston Symphony
Chamber Players
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Bloch: Concerto grosso No. 1
Marc Pantillon, piano
Bienne Symphony Orchestra/Thomas Rösner
(Atma Classique)