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The Sun Connection


“The day of the sun is like the day of a king,” wrote American poet Wallace Stevens. “It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening.”

Join us in this hour, as we follow the sun from dawn to dusk, in music by Vivaldi, Grieg, Strauss, Respighi, and more.

 

RECORDINGS USED

CD Title

Group/Artist

Catalog #

UPC

Gilbert & Sullivan: The Mikado

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royston Nash

Decca 000018402

028947364429

Delius: On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring [for A Song Before Sunrise]

Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner

London 421 390-2

028942139022

Strauss: Alpine Symphony

Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lorin Maazel

RCA Red Seal 57128

743215712824

Greig: Peer Gynt

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Jarvi

Virgin Classics 7243 5 4522 2 7

72435452227

D’Indy: Orchestral works Vol. 3 [for Diptyque Mediterraneen, I. Soleil Matinal]

Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Rumon Gamba

Chandos CHAN 10585

095115158524

English Country Dances, [for The Glory of the Sun]

Paul O’Dette, Andrew Lawrence-King, and David Douglass

Classical Express HCX 3957186

713746718626

Gossec: Le Triomphe De La Republique

 

I Barocchisti, Diego Fasolis

Chandos CHAN 0727

095115072721

Gilson: The Sea (for break & closing music)

Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Frederic Devreese

Naxos 8.553602

730099460224

Rameau: Les Indes Galantes

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie

Harmonia Mundi HMC 901368

093046136727

Liszt: From Canticle of the Sun

Leslie Howard

Hyperion CDA66694

034571166940

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

Janine Jansen & ensemble

Archiv Produktion 028947709824

028947709824

Respighi Album [for The Fountains of Rome]

London Symphony Orchestra, Lamberto Gardelli

EMI Classics 5865492

724358654929

Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Lorin Maazel

Sony SK 52491

07464524912

 
Saturday, July 19, 2014
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