Midday Music Playlist for 02/21/2011

Three fantastic British musicians play in Georgia this week: pianist Imogen Cooper (performing Saturday the 26th at Spivey Hall in Morrow), guitarist Xuefei Yang (appearing Sunday the 27th as part of Columbus State's 12th Annual Guitar Symposium) and young violinist Nicola Benedetti (in recital Friday at Emory University in Atlanta). We hear from all three on today's Midday Music.


Artist Title Album Label Help Support GPB
Persichetti, V. Symphony for Band, Op. 69 The President's Own United States Marine Band, Colburn Naxos 8.570243
Massenet, J. Meditation from Thais Nicola Benedetti, London Sym, Harding DG 987 057
Schubert, F. Six Musical Moments, D. 780 Imogen Cooper Avie 2157
Herbert, V. The President's March Manhattan Chamber Orch, Clark Newport 85572
Albeniz, I. / Yang, X. Espana (Souvenirs) Xuefei Yang EMI 98361
Piazzolla, A. Four Seasons in Buenos Aires Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, New Century Chamber Orch NSS Music
Gershwin, G. / Say, F. Porgy and Bess: I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'; It Ain't Necessarily So Fazil Say, Stanley Drucker et al. Teldec 3984-26202
Chausson, E. Poeme, Op. 25 Nicola Benedetti, London Sym, Harding DG 987 057
Mozart, W.A. Symphony No. 39 in E-flat, K. 543 English Baroque Soloists, Gardiner SDG 711