Midday Music Playlist for 01/23/2012

At noon: a special hour with violinist Joshua Bell. Today, the first half of his November performance at the RiverCenter in Columbus, Georgia. We hear Joshua Bell play Mendelssohn and Beethoven with English pianist Sam Haywood. (Catch the rest of their recital - music of Ysaye and Franck - tomorrow at noon.) It's Joshua Bell in concert and in conversation on GPB Radio.


Artist Title Album Label Help Support GPB
Bach, J.S. Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 Glenn Gould (1981) Sony 87703
Montero, G. Improvisation on the Theme from Bach's Goldberg Variations Gabriela Montero EMI 58039
Mendelssohn, F. Violin Sonata in F major (1838) Joshua Bell, Sam Haywood Recorded live in concert November 17, 2011 at the RiverCenter for Performing Arts, Columbus, Ga.
Beethoven, L.v. Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30/2 Joshua Bell, Sam Haywood Recorded live in concert November 17, 2011 at the RiverCenter for Performing Arts, Columbus, Ga.
Ravel, M. Violin Sonata: Perpetuum Mobile Joshua Bell, Jeremy Denk 88697891822
Telemann, G.P. Flute Concerto in B minor, TWV 51:h1 Karl Kaiser, La Stagione Frankfurt, Schneider CPO 777 402
Schumann, R. Cello Concerto, Op. 129 Jacqueline du Pre, New Philharmonia Orch, Barenboim EMI 68132
Various Sephardi and Turkish sources Venturoso Mancevo; Taksim; Der makam-i Huseyni Sakil-i Aga Riza Hesperion XXI and guests from non-Western musical traditions, Savall Alia Vox 9870