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Thursday, July 4, 2019 Permalink

Classical Music Playlist, July 4, 2019

When we think about classical music, most of the time we consider it to be the purview of the 18th and 19th-century European composer. However, in the early 1900s, the world began to see an upswing in the production of this remarkable music coming out of America. This Independence Day CapRadio will be staging an American Revolution of its very own. Tune in to our classical station on Thursday, July 4th to hear dozens of works by a wide variety of great American composers including Copland, Still, Barber, Bernstein, Price, Beach, Gershwin, Williams, Higdon, and many more. Beginning at 6 a.m. we’ll be featuring music made specifically here in America. Then stay tuned after 7 p.m. for Excellence in Jazz, the music dubbed America’s great gift to the world.


6:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m.
Gordon Getty: Raise the Colors BUY Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor
PentaTone 5186356
6:04 a.m.
David Stanley Smith: Prince Hal Overture BUY Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra; Reuben Blundell, conductor
New Focus FCR 166C
6:17 a.m.
George W. Chadwick: Caprice in C major BUY Peter Kairoff, piano
Albany Records 745
6:22 a.m.
Stephen Sondheim: Sweeny Todd: Not While I'm Around BUY Seattle Symphony; Gerard Schwarz, conductor Jeffrey Silberschlag, trumpet
Naxos 559719
6:28 a.m.
Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto Opus 14 BUY London Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
eOne 7791
6:52 a.m.
Leonard Bernstein: Seven Anniversaries for Piano BUY Alexandre Dossin, piano
Naxos 559756
7:00 a.m.
7:05 a.m.
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever BUY Cincinnati Pops; Erich Kunzel, conductor
Telarc 80122
7:10 a.m.
Alexander Reinagle: Overture in G major BUY Sinfonia Finlandia (Jyvaskyla); Patrick Gallois, conductor
Naxos 559654
7:18 a.m.
Igor Stravinsky: Tango in d minor BUY Lara Downes, piano
Steinway & Sons 30016
7:21 a.m.
Meredith Monk: Ellis Island BUY Lara Downes, piano; Simone Dinnerstein, piano
Sony 907592079
7:25 a.m.
Amy Beach: Pastorale BUY Reykjavik Wind Quintet
Chandos 9174
7:29 a.m.
William Grant Still: Symphony No. 1 "Afro-American" BUY Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Neeme Jarvi, conductor
Chandos 9154
7:55 a.m.
Lukas Foss: Three American Pieces: Composer's Holiday BUY Duo Sonidos
Naxos 574045
7:58 a.m.
Stephen Foster: Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair BUY Dusseldorf Symphony Orchestra; Yasuo Shinozaki, conductor Matthew Trusler, violin
Orchid Classics 100005
8:00 a.m.
8:03 a.m.
Elena Roussanova: Moments of Arrival BUY Prague Radio Symphony; Julius Williams, conductor
Centaur Records 3456
8:16 a.m.
Horatio Parker: Scherzo, for strings BUY Gowanus Arts Ensemble; Reuben Blundell, conductor
New Focus 166
8:23 a.m.
William Schuman: New England Triptych: Chester BUY The President's Own U.S. Marine Band; Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig, conductor
Altissimo 04032
8:30 a.m.
Victor Herbert: Cello Concerto No. 2 in E minor Opus 30 BUY Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner, conductor Lynn Harrell, cello
London/Decca 417672
8:55 a.m.
Ned Rorem: Mountain Song BUY Fenwick Smith, flute; Mihae Lee, piano
Naxos 559674
8:59 a.m.
Steve Reich: Electric Counterpoint: Third Movement BUY Valerie Milot, harp
Analekta 9880
9:00 a.m.
9:05 a.m.
George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue BUY BBC Symphony Orchestra; Hugh Wolff, conductor Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
London/Decca 460503
9:22 a.m.
Florence Price: Symphony No. 4: III Juba Dance in D minor BUY Fort Smith Symphony; John Jeter, conductor
Naxos 8559827
9:28 a.m.
John Williams: Born on the Fourth of July: Theme BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; John Williams, conductor Tim Morrison, trumpet
Sony 51333
9:36 a.m.
Erich Korngold: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING: Hornpipe Opus 11 BUY London Symphony Orchestra; Andre Previn, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 453436
9:39 a.m.
John Knowles Paine: Overture to Shakespeare's "As You Like It" Opus 28 BUY Ulster Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Naxos 559747
9:51 a.m.
Philip Glass: Facades BUY London Chamber Orchestra; Christopher Warren-Green, conductor
Virgin Classics 91199
10:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
Leonard Bernstein: Slava BUY CCM Wind Symphony; Eugene Corporon, conductor
Klavier Records 11030
10:04 a.m.
Antonin Dvorak: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" in E minor Opus 95 BUY Cleveland Orchestra; Christoph Von Dohnanyi, conductor
London/Decca 414421
10:46 a.m.
Aaron Jay Kernis: Musica Celestis BUY Minnesota Orchestra; Eiji Oue, conductor
Virgin Classics 45464
11:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
Joan Tower: Fifth Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman BUY American Brass Quintet
Summit Records 365
11:04 a.m.
Aaron Copland: Clarinet Concerto for string orchestra BUY London Symphony Orchestra; Lawrence Leighton Smith, conductor Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
RCA 61360
11:23 a.m.
Arthur Foote: Suite for Strings in E major Opus 63 BUY do.gma chamber orchestra; Mikhail Gurewitsch, conductor
Audiomax 9121717
11:40 a.m.
Morten Lauridsen: O magnum mysterium BUY ; Robert Shaw, conductor Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Telarc 80461
11:48 a.m.
Louis Moreau Gottschalk: The Union (Concert Paraphrase on National Airs) BUY Alan Feinberg, piano
Argo 101530
11:57 a.m.
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco: King John Overture Opus 111 BUY West Australian Symphony; Andrew Penny, conductor
Naxos 572501
12:00 p.m.
12:06 p.m.
Eric Ewazen: Pastorale (from Ballade, Pastorale and Dance) BUY Eric Ewazen, piano; Baerli Nugent, flute; David Wakefield, french horn
Well-tempered Productions 5189
12:15 p.m.
George Gershwin: PORGY AND BESS: It Ain't Necessarily So BUY Duo Sonidos
Naxos 574045
12:19 p.m.
Amy Beach: Piano Concerto in C# minor Opus 45 BUY English Chamber Orchestra; Paul Goodwin, conductor Joanne Polk, piano
Arabesque 6738
12:58 p.m.
Gabriela Lena Frank: Three Latin American Dances: The Mestizo Waltz BUY Utah Symphony Orchestra; Keith Lockhart, conductor
Reference Recordings 105
1:00 p.m.
1:02 p.m.
Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings Opus 11 BUY Atlanta Symphony Orchestra; Yoel Levi, conductor
Telarc 89108
1:11 p.m.
Douglas Moore: Pageant of P.T. Barnum BUY Eastman Philharmonia; Howard Hanson, conductor
Mercury Living Presence 434319
1:30 p.m.
Teresa Carreno: Gottschalk Waltz, Op. 1 BUY Alexander Oehler, piano
Grand Piano 660
1:39 p.m.
John Williams: The Cowboys (overture from the film score) BUY City of Prague Philharmonic; Paul Bateman, conductor
Silva 1046
1:49 p.m.
Kenji Bunch: Concerto for Piano Trio and Percussion BUY Ahn Trio Matthew Gold, percussion; Brian Resnick, percussion
EMI Classics 55702227
1:57 p.m.
Charles Ives: Memories: Rather Sad BUY The President's Own U.S. Marine Band; Lt. Col. Jason K. Fettig, conductor Gunnery Sgt. Sara Dell'Omo, mezzo-soprano
Altissimo 04032
2:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
George W. Chadwick: Symphonic Sketches: Jubilee BUY Cincinnati Pops; Erich Kunzel, conductor
Telarc 80144
2:09 p.m.
William Grant Still: In Memoriam BUY Fort Smith Symphony; John Jeter, conductor
Naxos 559174
2:17 p.m.
Edward K. (Duke) Ellington: The River Suite: IV. The Lake BUY Buffalo Philharmonic; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Naxos 559737
2:25 p.m.
Randall Thompson: Symphony No. 2 in E minor BUY New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Sony 60594
2:54 p.m.
John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine BUY City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Simon Rattle, conductor
EMI Classics 55051
3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
Alan Hovhaness: Prayer of Saint Gregory Opus 626 BUY Manhattan Chamber Orchestra; Richard Auldon Clark, conductor Chris Gekker, trumpet
Koch 7221
3:05 p.m.
Adolphus Hailstork: Three Spirituals BUY Virginia Symphony Orchestra; JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Naxos 559722
3:14 p.m.
Jennifer Higdon: All Things Majestic: II. String Lake BUY The Nashville Symphony; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Naxos 636943982327
3:23 p.m.
Florence Price: Dances in the Canebrakes BUY Chicago Sinfonietta; Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Cedille 185
3:33 p.m.
Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring BUY Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra; Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Pro-Arte Intersound Inc. 140
4:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
William Schuman: American Festival Overture BUY Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Rca 61282
4:10 p.m.
Gena Branscombe: A Memory BUY Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra; Reuben Blundell, conductor
New Focus FCR 166C
4:14 p.m.
Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story: Symphonic Dances BUY New York Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor
Sony 42263
4:36 p.m.
William Bolcom: Ghost rag: Graceful Ghost BUY Gil Shaham, violin; Jonathan Feldman, piano
Deutsche Grammophon 463483
4:45 p.m.
George Gershwin: An American in Paris BUY Boston Pops Orchestra; John Williams, conductor
Philips 426404
5:00 p.m.
5:05 p.m.
Scott Joplin: Treemonisha Overture BUY Houston Grand Opera Orchestra; Gunther Schuller, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 435709
5:14 p.m.
John Williams: Lincoln: With Malice Toward None BUY Los Angeles Recording Arts Orchestra; John Williams, conductor
Sony Classical 88697975882
5:19 p.m.
Elena Ruehr: String Quartet No. 3: I. Clay Flute BUY Cypress String Quartet
CSQ 65512
5:25 p.m.
Joseph Curiale: Wind River (I am) BUY London Symphony Orchestra; Joseph Curiale, conductor
Orchard Road 7156
5:40 p.m.
Margaret Bonds: Troubled Water BUY Althea Waites, piano
Cambria Music 1097
5:47 p.m.
Bernard Herrmann: Vertigo Prelude, Nightmare and Lovescene BUY London Philharmonic Orchestra; Bernard Herrmann, conductor
London/Decca 443895
5:58 p.m.
Cecil Burleigh: At Sunset from Rocky Mountain Sketches BUY Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra; Reuben Blundell, conductor
New Focus FCR 166C
6:00 p.m.
6:02 p.m.
Charles Ives: Variations on "America" BUY Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Rca 61282
6:09 p.m.
Amy Beach: Fireflies Opus 15 BUY Joanne Polk, piano
Arabesque 6721
6:14 p.m.
John Knowles Paine: Symphony No. 1 in C minor Opus 23 BUY New York Philharmonic; Zubin Mehta, conductor
New World Records 374
6:53 p.m.
William Grant Still: Get on Board BUY Sierra Winds
Cambria Music 1083
6:55 p.m.
John Philip Sousa: The Invincible Eagle BUY Eastman Wind Ensemble; Frederick Fennell, conductor
Mercury Living Presence 434300

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