Midday Music Playlist for 02/28/2011

On this last day of Black History Month, we hear the African-hinting "Once Upon a Time," from Five Movements in Color by Mary D. Watkins, and Yamekraw, subtitled "A Negro Rhapsody," by James P. Johnson. Also on this new-releases show, back in Central European repertoire Simone Dinnerstein plays Bach and Mariss Jansons conducts Brahms.


Artist Title Album Label Help Support GPB
Watkins, M.D. Five Movements in Color (1994): Once Upon a Time New Black Music Repertory Ensemble, Dunner Albany 1200
Turina, J. Circulo, Fantasy Trio (Sunrise, Midday, Twilight) Icicle Creek Piano Trio Con Brio 21048
Bach, J.S. English Suite No. 3 in G minor Simone Dinnerstein Sony 81742
Mozart, W.A. String Quartet in C major, K. 157 Jerusalem Quartet Harmonia Mundi 902076
Johnson, J.P. / Still, W.G. Yamekraw, A Negro Rhapsody Gary Hammond, Hot Springs Music Festival, Rosenberg Naxos 8.559647
Palestrina, G.d. Cantatibus Organis The Cardinall's Musick, Carwood Hyperion 67860
Schubert, F. Wanderer Fantasy Vassily Primakov Bridge 9322
Pann, C. Slalom Cincinnati Sym, Jarvi Cincinnati 945
Vivaldi, A. Oboe Concerto in C major Alex Klein, New Brandenburg Collegium, Newman Cedille 7003
Brahms, J. Symphony No. 3 in F major Bavarian Radio Sym, Jansons BR Klassik 90011