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Midday Music Playlist for 07/31/2012

According to J.K. Rowling (and she should know), July 31 is the birthday of Harry Potter. A twinkling bit of John Williams' Harry Potter film score follows the 1:00 news. Also on the show, a new recording of Schubert's intense "Death and the Maiden" quartet, and Jay Ungar and Molly Mason in their "Ashokan Farewell."

Chopin, F. Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60 Richard Goode Nonesuch 79452
Schubert, F. String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, "Death and the Maiden" Jasper String Quartet Sono Luminus 92152
Rimsky-Korsakov, N. The Tsar's Bride, Overture Russian National Orch, Pletnev DG 439 892
Vivaldi, A. Bassoon Concerto in C major, RV 477 La Serenissima, Chandler Avie 2257
Saint-Saens, C. Symphony No. 1 in E-flat, Op. 2 Radio Sym Orch Frankfurt, Inbal PentaTone 5186 157
Piazzolla, A. Milonga in D for guitars and bandoneon Katona Twins, Alfredo Marcucci Channel 19804
Brahms, J. Scherzo (Sonatensatz) in C minor from the "F.A.E." Sonata Arnaud Sussman, Wu Han Music@Menlo 2011, Vol. 5
Williams, J. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Hedwig's Theme Cincinnati Pops, Kunzel Telarc 80600
Chaminade, C. Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 34: mvts 2-3 KMW Trio dB PRoductions
Rimsky-Korsakov, N. The Golden Cockerel, Suite Edmonton Sym, Mayer SMCD 5169
Ungar, J. Ashokan Farewell Jay Ungar, Molly Mason Angel 56720