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Sep. 18 2016

Playlist: Sep/18/16

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8:27 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Quintet for Piano and Winds Key: E-Flat Opus: 16Alfred Brendel, pianoHeinz Holliger, oboeEduard Brunner, clarinetHermann Baumann, hornKlaus Thunemann, bassoonPhilips, 420182 8:00 PM Antonin Dvorak — Serenade for Strings Key: EOpus: 22Conductor: Gerard SchwarzEnsemble: Los Angeles Chamber OrchestraDelos, 3011 7:24 PM Michael Nyman — “The Piano” Concerto (based on the […]

Sep. 17 2016

Book of the Day: The Knowing Book, by Rebecca Kai Dotlich

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Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:

Today’s Book of the Day is The Knowing Book.

Sep. 17 2016

Forbes Classical CD of the Week

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…The kicker of this release is clearly the rarely performed and rarely recorded Liebesmahl der Apostel (“The Holy Supper of the Apostles”). Written for the male choral society of Dresden, which Wagner led for just shy of three years (his immediate successors were Ferdinand Hiller and Robert Schumann), it is as a 1914 review suggested, namely that “the work surely does not rank among his

Sep. 17 2016

Playlist: Sep/17/16

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8:17 PM Michael Torke — Book of Proverbs Conductor: Edo de WaartEnsemble: Radio Philharmonic Netherlandsand ChorusEcstatic, 92202 8:03 PM Johannes Brahms — Alto Rhapsody Opus: 53Conductor: Giuseppe SinopoliEnsemble: Czech Philharmonic OrchestraBrigitte Fassbaender,contraltoPrague Philharmonic ChorusDG/Archiv, 431261 8:00 PM E. de Curtis — Torna a Surriento Conductor: Giancarlo ChiaramelloEnsemble: National Philharmonic Orch.Luciano Pavarotti, tenorLondon, 425 7:15 PM […]

Sep. 16 2016

Playlist: Sep/16/16

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11:37 PM Randall Thompson — Frostiana: Seven Country Songs Conductor: Richard Auldon ClarkEnsemble: Manhattan Chamber OrchestraNew York Choral SocietyKoch Intl., 1 11:25 PM Giuseppe Verdi — Aida: “La fatal pietra… O terra addio” Conductor: Riccardo MutiEnsemble: New Philharmonia OrchestraPlacido Domingo, tenorMontserrat Caballe, sopranoAngel/EMI, 56246 10:38 PM Dmitri Shostakovich — The Gadfly: Suite from the Film […]

Sep. 15 2016

Playlist: Sep/15/16

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8:34 PM Robert Schumann — Symphony No. 2 Key: COpus: 61Conductor: Yannick Nezet-SeguinEnsemble: Chamber Orchestra of EuropeDG/Archiv, 4792437 8:18 PM George Frederich Handel — Harpsichord Suite No.4 Key: eKeith Jarrett, pianoECM, 1530 8:00 PM Sir Arthur Sullivan — Cello Concerto Key: DConductor: Sir Charles MackerrasEnsemble: BBC Symphony OrchestraPaul Watkins, celloBBC, 203 7:16 PM Giuseppe Martucci […]

Sep. 14 2016

Playlist: Sep/14/16

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11:00 PM Bela Bartok — Piano Concerto No. 2 Conductor: Claudio AbbadoEnsemble: Chicago Symphony OrchestraMaurizio Pollini, pianoDG/Archiv, 4776353 11:00 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No. 6 Key: FOpus: 68Conductor: Wolfgang SawallischEnsemble: Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraNederland, 11004 11:00 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No. 5 Key: cOpus: 67Conductor: Karl BohmEnsemble: Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraDG/Archiv, 439681 10:55 […]

Sep. 13 2016

Book of the Day: Dark Money, by Jane Mayer

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Larry Miller reviews his pick for Book of the Day:

Jane Mayer describes how wealthy individuals have used their fortunes, often out of public view and accounting, to influence public policy in the last forty years.

Some weaknesses:

Today’s Book of the Day is Dark Money.

Sep. 13 2016

CD Reviews: Erkki Melartin / New York Polyphony

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Charles T. Downey, CD reviews: Late works by late composers Rautavaara, Henze
Washington Post, August 26

E. Melartin, Traumgesicht (inter alia), S. Isokoski, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, H. Lintu
(released on June 10, 2016)
Ondine ode1283-2 | 56’50”
A composer as good as Erkki Melartin should be better known. I, at least, have not heard any Washington ensemble perform this Finnish

Sep. 13 2016

Playlist: Sep/13/16

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10:29 PM Franz Schubert — Symphony No. 6 Key: CConductor: Bruno WeilEnsemble: The Classical BandCBS/Sony, 46697 9:42 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Piano Sonata No. 29 Key: B-Flat Opus: 106Anton Kuerti, pianoAnalekta, 23187 9:30 PM Kevin Puts — River’s Rush (2004) Conductor: Marin AlsopEnsemble: Peabody Symphony OrchestraNaxos, 559794 9:19 PM Carl Maria von Weber — […]

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