Midday Music Playlist for 02/23/2011

The first release from the Atlanta Symphony's new label, ASO Media, is out, featuring new works by Jennifer Higdon and Michael Gandolfi. This morning we'll hear Higdon's "On a Wire" with the sextet Eighth Blackbird and the ASO.


Artist Title Album Label Help Support GPB
Glinka, M. Trio Pathetique in D minor for clarinet, bassoon and piano Midsummer's Music Centaur 2206
Handel, G.F. Violin Sonata in D major, HWV 371 Hiro Kurosaki, William Christie Virgin 628626
Higdon, J. On a Wire for sextet and orchestra Eighth Blackbird, Atlanta Sym, Spano ASO Media 1001
Haydn, F.J. Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major Mstislav Rostropovich, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields EMI 65701
Puccini, G. Crisantemi Leipzig String Quartet MDG 307 1362
Rachmaninoff, S. Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Stephen Hough, Dallas Sym, Litton Hyperion 67501/2
Beethoven, L.v. "Pastorale" Symphony (No. 6 in F), Op. 68 Vienna Phil, Rattle EMI 31769
Frank, G.L. Danza de los Saqsampillos for two marimbas ALIAS Chamber Ensemble Naxos 8.559645