Kent Teeters - Bizet, Bach and More

Viva Variation! This week, classical music host Kent Teeters shares a cello concerto (written for the violin), and Bach's music for violin, played on mandolin (by Nickel Creek's Chris Thile).


1. Haydn & Myslivecek: Cello Concertos
Wendy Warner, cello; Camerata Chicago, conductor Drostan Hall
Cedille Records (CD 90000 142)
Video Clips

2. Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1
Chris Thile, mandolin
Nonesuch Records (CD 535360; also available on vinyl)


3. Ave Maria – Gregorian Chant
Seraphic Fire (choral ensemble)
Seraphic Fire Media (CD 12)

4. Georges Bizet: Symphony in C, Jeux d’Enfants
San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, conductor Martin West
Reference Recordings (CD RR-131)