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Midday Music Playlist for 04/16/2013

Because of the Boston Marathon bombings yesterday, the Boston Symphony had to cancel last night's concert. It was to be an all-Beethoven concert, featuring the Fifth Symphony and the "Emperor" Piano Concerto with Gabriela Montero. In today's first hour, we hear Montero perform, and then listen to a recording of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5, a journey from darkness to light.

Rachmaninoff, S. Musical Moment, Op. 16/4; Prelude in G major, Op. 32/5 Gabriela Montero EMI 58039
Bach, J.S. Concerto for Oboe, Violin and Orchestra in D minor, BWV 1060 Xenia Loeffler, Stephan Mai, Academy of Ancient Music Berlin Harmonia Mundi 901876
Beethoven, L.v. Symphony No. 5 in C minor West-Eastern Divan Orch, Barenboim Decca 16872
Bach, J.S. / Gounod, C. Ave Maria Cecilia Bartoli, Santa Cecilia National Academy Orch, Chung DG 289 459 146
Mozart, W.A. Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467 Mitsuko Uchida, Cleveland Orch Decca 17181
Saint-Saens, C. Piano Trio No. 1 in F major, Op. 18 Trio Wanderer Harmonia Mundi 901862
Ravel, M. Tzigane, rhapsody for violin and orchestra Rachel Kolly d'Alba, Orch National des Pays de la Loire, Axelrod Warner 2564 67181
Maxwell Davies, P. An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise Atlanta Sym Orch, Scott Long, Runnicles Telarc 80677