Midday Music Playlist for 07/30/2012

In the noon hour, Midday Music connects to the Opening Ceremony that launched the 2012 Olympic Games Friday evening in London. We hear the Handel heard during a video segment wherein James Bond escorted Queen Elizabeth to the ceremony; the Elgar that welled up as Kenneth Branagh recited Shakespeare; the percussionist featured in the Industrial Revolution scene; and the orchestra that shared the spotlight with Mr. Bean.


Artist Title Album Label Help Support GPB
Dornel, L.-A. Suitte en Trio in A major Musica Barocca Naxos 8.570826
Kreisler, F. Schoen Rosmarin Rudens Turku, Yumiko Urabe Avie 2223
Mozart, W.A. Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major, K. 459 Mitsuko Uchida, English Chamber Orch, Tate Philips 422 348
Dvorak, A. Slavonic Dances in D major, E minor and C major (Op. 46/4, Op. 72/2 and Op. 46/1) Jon Kimura Parker, Wu Han Music@Menlo 2011, Vol. 2
Handel, G.F. Solomon: The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba EMI 50999 9 18701 Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Marriner
Elgar, E. Enigma Variations: Nimrod Telarc 80595 Cincinnati Pops, Kunzel
Beethoven, L.v. Symphony No. 6, "Pastorale" LSO 0082 London Sym, Haitink
Daugherty, M. UFO for solo percussion and wind symphony: Unidentified Klavier 11121 Evelyn Glennie, North Texas Wind Sym, Corporon
Lebrun, L.A. Oboe Concerto No. 6 in F Bart Schneemann, Radio Chamber Orch, de Vriend Channel 21404
Feld, J. Flute Sonata Jeffrey Khaner, Charles Abramovic Avie 2219
Beethoven, L.v. Leonore, Overture No. 3 Scottish Chamber Orch, Mackerras Telarc 80439