Midday Music Playlist for 03/15/2011

There's plenty one could say about the circumstances and debates surrounding Dmitri Shostakovich's Fifth Symphony, but history aside, we hear it today simply for its vast range of raw emotions.


Artist Title Album Label Help Support GPB
Beethoven, L.v. Ruins of Athens, Overture Gewandhaus Orch, Masur PentaTone 5186 148
Shostakovich, D. Symphony No. 5 (1937) London Sym, Rostropovich LSO 0058
Tarrega, F. Lagrima Timothy Walker London 448 560
Brahms, J. Serenade No. 2 in A major Scottish Chamber Orch, Mackerras Telarc 80522
Granados, E. La Maja de Goya John Williams London 448 560
Respighi, O. Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3 Orpheus Chamber Orch DG 437 533
Haydn, F.J. Piano Trio in E major, Hob. XV:28 Icicle Creek Piano Trio Con Brio 21048
Britten, B. Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra Kansas City Sym, Stern Reference 120
Leclair, J.-M. Violin Sonata in G major on viola da gamba, Book 3, No. 12 Tina Chancey, Susie Napper, Webb Wiggins Versatile Viol II