Playlist #776: 2007-02-26

February 26th, 2007 · < mtheo >

Guest DJ Maria Bachmann
Many thanks to Maria Bachmann, whose hectic touring schedule finally matched up with our own — a couple of years after we first talked about her coming in as guest DJ. It was a real treat having her with us at last; her introductions & selections couldn’t have articulated the guiding principles of classics without walls any better if we had planned it together — but the set was all hers. Thanks again, Maria, and come back soon.

Paul Moravec: Ariel Fantasy (2001)
Maria Bachmann vn / Jon Klibonoff pf (Endeavour 1020, The red violin)
Béla Bartók: Concerto for orchestra, Sz. 116: mvt II, Giuoco delle coppie / Game of pairs (1943)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Fritz Reiner cond (RCA Victor 09026-61504-2, rec. 1955)
Johannes Brahms: Concerto in A minor for violin, violoncello, and orchestra, op. 102: mvt II, Andante (1887)
David Oistrakh vn / Mstislav Rostropovich vc / Cleveland Orchestra / George Szell cond (EMI CDM 7 64744 2, rec. 1970)
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata no. 7 for piano, op. 83 (1939-42)
Vladimir Horowitz pf (RCA Victor 09026-60526-2, rec. 1953)
trad. csardas: A pacsirta / The skylark
Sándor Déki Lakatos (vn) and his Gypsy Band (Harmonia Mundi HMP 3903027, rec. 1993)
Jerry Livingston, Al. J Neiburg, Marty Symes: Under a blanket of blue
Louis Armstrong tpt, voc / Ella Fitzgerald voc / Oscar Peterson pf / Herb Ellis gtr / Ray Brown b / Buddy Rich dms (Verve MGV 4003)
The Gipsy Kings: Viento del arena (1989)
The Gipsy Kings (Nicolas, Pablo, Canut, Patchai, & Andre Reyes; Diego, Paco, & Tonino Baliardo; and Chico Bouchikhi) (Elektra Nonesuch 60892-2, Mosaïque)

Alas, our aircheck CD burner failed at the halfway point. Sigh. This means two things: first, we’ll get a truncated podcast up first, then try to recreate as much of the broadcast as possible; and second (as usual, and as longtime listeners know all too well), little KUSF needs your money!

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