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Midday Music Playlist for 03/08/2011

A quadruple agenda today! 1) Mardi Gras, also known as Carnaval or Shrove Tuesday. 2) Concert tie-ins, including CDs of prizewinning pianist Daria Rabotkina (Reinhardt University, Waleska, Thursday) and the Jupiter String Quartet (Spivey Hall, Morrow, Saturday). 3) The 100th anniversary of International Women's Day. 4) A century since the birth of composer Alan Hovhaness. Chock full!

Popper, D. Spanish Carnival Janos Starker, Shigeo Neriki Delos 3065
Stravinsky, I. Petrouchka (1947 version) Cincinnati Sym, Jarvi Telarc 80587
Galbraith, N. Danza de los Duendes (1996) North Texas Wind Sym, Corporon Klavier 11089
Hovhaness, A. Symphony No. 14, "Ararat": Last movement Trinity College of Music Wind Orch, Brion Naxos 8.559385
Bach, J.S. Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 English Baroque Soloists, Gardiner SDG 707
Tchaikovsky, P. Piano Sonata in G, "Grand Sonata," Op. 37 Daria Rabotkina CAG 105
Hovhaness, A. Symphony No. 23, "Ani": Second movement rinity College of Music Wind Orch, Brion Naxos 8.559385
Tarrega, F. Variations on the Carnival of Venice Xuefei Yang EMI 06322
Beethoven, L.v. String Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135 Jupiter String Quartet Marquis 74718 14052
Higdon, J. Concerto for Orchestra: Third movement Atlanta Sym Orch, Spano Telarc 80620