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Midday Music Playlist for 07/23/2012

Just weeks before he died, Franz Schubert finished three long, profound, beautiful piano sonatas. On today's Midday Music we hear Mitsuko Uchida play the third of these, Schubert's final instrumental piece of any kind, the Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat, D. 960.

Schubert, F. Overture to The Magic Harp (a.k.a. Rosamunde Overture) London Classical Players, Norrington EMI 49889
Schubert, F. Piano Sonata No. 21 in B-flat, D. 960 Mitsuko Uchida Philips 289 456 572
Monti, V. Csardas I Salonisti DHM 77377
Rontgen, J. Serenade for seven winds, Op. 14 Viotta Ensemble NM Classics 92035
Telemann, G.P. Suite in C major, Water Music (Hamburg Ebb and Flow) Bremen Baroque Orch, Helbich CPO 999 373
Arutiunian, A.; Babadjanian, A. Armenian Rhapsody for two pianos (1950) Seta Tanyel, Jeremy Brown Chandos 8466
Villa-Lobos, H. Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1 for an orchestra of cellos Anonio Meneses, cellists of the Sao Paolo Sym, Minczuk BIS 1410
Grieg, E. Old Norwegian Melody with Variations, Op. 15 Gothenburg Sym, Jarvi DG 427 321
Sweelinck, J.P. Pavana Hispanica Bob van Asperen NM Classics 92119