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The Art Connection


Danish composer Carl Nielsen’s second symphony was inspired by a painting he saw while enjoying a glass of beer in a country inn.

The death of a promising Russian artist prompted composer Modest Mussorgsky to write what has become his best-loved work.

And an 18th century French painter’s depictions of aristocratic passion prompted two very different 20th century responses by Debussy and Poulenc.

In this hour, these and other links between canvas and concert hall.

Click here for information about the paintings that inspired the works on this program.

 

 
Saturday, August 10, 2013

Play List

4:00p
4:00p
Mussorgsky: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello ; Ashkenazy, conductor; Label: Decca; Number: 4757717 FindBUY FindBUY
4:01p
Marriner: III. The Birth Of Venus - Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields - Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Label: Warner Classics; Number: 7243 58654929 FindBUY FindBUY
4:06p
Hindemith: Mathis der Maler, symphony (from opera): Grablegung. Sehr langsam ; Label: CPO Records; Number: 9992482 FindBUY FindBUY
4:11p
Reger: Four Sym Poems, Op. 128: The Play of the Waves (Vivace) - German Symphony Orchestra of Berlin; Label: Koch Schwann (Germ.); Number: 3-1418-2 FindBUY FindBUY
4:16p
Debussy: L'Isle Joyeuse ; Label: Chandos; Number: 10443 FindBUY FindBUY
4:20p
Poulenc: Les Biches Ste: Rondeau ; Wagner, conductor; Label: Classico; Number: 239 FindBUY FindBUY
4:24p
Poulenc: Les Biches Ste: Finale ; Wagner, conductor; Label: Classico; Number: 239 FindBUY FindBUY
4:28p
Marriner: III. The Birth Of Venus - Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields - Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Label: Warner Classics; Number: 7243 58654929 FindBUY FindBUY
4:30p
Nielsen: Symphony No. 2, FS 29 'The Four Temperaments': IV. Allegro sanguineo - Carl Nielsen ; Blomstedt, conductor; Label: Decca; Number: 2DF2460-985 FindBUY FindBUY
4:38p
Granados: Goyescas (Dandies in Love), pieces (6) in 2 books for piano, H. 64, DLR 2:4: Part 1. 3. El fandango de candil (Fandango by candleligh ; Label: Warner Classics / Apex; Number: 256 69984-3 FindBUY FindBUY
4:44p
Rachmaninoff: The Isle of the Dead, Op. 29 ; de Waart, conductor; Label: Philips; Number: 4383832 FindBUY FindBUY
4:50p
Mussorgsky: Promenade - Limoges: Le Marche - Catacombae Cum Mortuis In Lingua Mortua ; Label: Decca; Number: 4757717 FindBUY FindBUY
4:52p
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition: La grande porte de Kiev ; Dutoit, conductor; Label: London/Decca; Number: 417 299-2 FindBUY FindBUY
4:58p
Poulenc: Les Biches Ste: Rondeau ; Wagner, conductor; Label: Classico; Number: 239 FindBUY FindBUY

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