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Midday Music Playlist for 10/04/2010

Lee Johnson's "Dead Symphony," an orchestral tribute to the music of the Grateful Dead, gets its Georgia premiere Tuesday evening on the campus where he teaches: LaGrange College. In the noon hour we hear excerpts, and I talk with Lee Johnson about the music.

Mozart, W.A. Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581 Anthony McGill, Jorja Fleezanis et al. al. Music at Menlo 2006, No. 7
Strauss, R. Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks Philadelphia Orch, Sawallisch EMI 55185
Chopin, F. Grand Valse Brillante in A-flat, Op. 34/1 Lang Lang Sony 88697719012
Johnson, L. Dead Symphony No. 6, selections (Sugar Magnolia, If I Had the World to Give, Stella Blue) Russian National Orch, Johnson OMI Records 0635
Gade, N Violin Sonata No. 1 in A major, Op. 6 Katie Wolfe, Adrienne Kim Centaur 2973
Ravel, M. Intoduction and Allegro Yolanda Kondonassis et al. Telarc 80361
Torroba, F. Estampas (Impressions), selections Georgia Guitar Quartet Georgia Guitar Quartet
Revueltas, S. La Noche de los Mayas Simon Bolivar Youth Orch of Venezuela, Dudamel DG B0014281
Mozart, W.A. Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-flat, K. 417 William Purvis, Orpheus Chamber Orch DG 423 623