Midday Music Playlist for 08/06/2012

In today's Midday Music, Michael Torke sets the weekly routine in motion with a busy piece called Monday, and the 22-year-old Richard Strauss vacations in Italy. Also, in honor of the successful overnight landing of NASA's rover Curiosity, a handful of short Mars-related pieces.


Artist Title Album Label Help Support GPB
Torke, M. Monday London Sinfonietta, Zagrosek Argo 443 528
Kraus, J.M. Rondo in F major Jacques Despres Naxos 8.555771
Strauss, R. Aus Italien (From Italy), mvts 2-4 Scottish National Orch, Jarvi Chandos 10218
Scott, R. Celebration on the Planet Mars Quartet San Francisco ViolinJazz 105
Holst, G. The Planets: Mars, the Bringer of War Atlanta Sym, Levi Telarc 80466
Zimmerli, P. Piano Trio No. 2 Scott Yoo, Michael Mermagen, John Novacek Arabesque 6785
Sweelinck, J.P. Est-ce Mars Siebe Henstra NM Classics 92119
Guedron, P. Ballet pour Madame: Est-ce Mars Boston Camerata, Cohen Erato 39841656
Mozart, W.A. Concerto for Flute and Harp in C major, K. 299 Emmanuel Pahud, Marie-Pierre Langlamet, Berlin Phil, Abbado EMI 57128
Dvorak, A. From the Bohemian Forest: selections Duo Tal & Groethuysen
Rubinstein, A. Six Characteristic Pictures, Op. 50: selections Duo Tal & Groethuysen Sony 47199