Archive for November 20th, 2013
Tis the season to think of gifts. A couple of weeks ago, a friend asked me to put together a list of new CDs for another friend, a woman in her 30s whom I’ve never met who describes herself as “liking classical music,” and listens to it a lot — and not to pop music — on the radio.
11:00 PM Great Guest Conductors: Kirill Kondrashin H. ANDRIESSEN – Symphonic Study CHOPIN – Piano Concerto. No. 1 (with Krystian Zimerman) SHOSTAKOVICH – Symphony No. 6 SIBELIUS – En Saga
10:14 PM Claude Debussy — Images for Orchestra Conductor: James LevineEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicCBS/Sony, 53284 10:02 PM Johann Strauss II — Tales from the Vienna Woods Opus: 325Conductor: Willi BoskovskyEnsemble: Vienna Symphony OrchestraAnton Karas, zitherLondon, 4780225 9:17 PM Mily Balakirev — Symphony No. 1 Key: CConductor: Igor GolovschinEnsemble: State Symphony Orch. of RussiaNaxos, 8550792 9:06 PM […]