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Midday Music Playlist for 09/21/2012

Today's guest is William Ransom, pianist and music director of the Emory Chamber Music Society of Atlanta. The group's 20th anniversary season kicks off Saturday with a concert of opera tunes featuring the Eroica Trio and Vega Quartet. On GPB, Will Ransom describes the Vega Quartet's groundbreaking, multifaceted role at Emory and new efforts to extend their residency indefinitely.

Mozart, W.A. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467 Stefan Vladar, Camerata Salzburg Harmonia Mundi 901942
Moscheles, I. Characteristic Studies, Op. 95/4-7 Piers Lane Hyperion 67394
Rautavaara, E. Cantus Arcticus, Concerto for Birds and Orchestra Helsinki Phil, Segerstam, birds Ondine 1041
Wolf, H. Italian Serenade Vega Quartet
Interview with Will Ransom, ECMSA
Beethoven, L.v. String Quartet in E minor, Op. 59/2: Finale, presto Vega Quartet
Gershwin, G. / Bunch, K. Porgy and Bess Fantasy Eroica Trio EMI 07351
Liszt, F. Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Lang Lang, Vienna Phil, Gergiev Sony 891412
Piazzolla, A. Oblivion for saxophone and strings Federico Mondelci, Moscow Chamber Orch, Orbelian
Praetorius, M. Dances from Terpsichore Buffalo Guitar Quartet Centaur 2294
Brahms, J. Symphony No. 3 in F major London Phil, Alsop Naxos 8.557430