Letter V Classical Radio April 11

The first of three programs sampling the season’s new classical recordings, with repertory ranging from Bach and Beethoven to Debussy and Respighi.

noon-3 p.m. EDT
1600-1900 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM
http://wdce.net

Handel: Concerto “à due cori” in F major, HWV 333
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra/Gottfried von der Goltz
(Harmonia Mundi)

Beethoven: “15 Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme” in E flat major, Op. 35 (“Eroica Variations”)
Llŷr Williams, piano
(Signum Classics)

J.S. Bach: “The Art of Fugue,” BWV 1080 –
I. Contrapunctus I
VII. Contrapunctus 7 à 4, per augument et diminuit
XIX. Canon alla duodecima, in contrappunto all quinta
Accademia Bizantina/Ottavio Dantone
(Decca)

Haydn: Quartet in G major, Op. 64, No. 4
Doric String Quartet
(Chandos)

Respighi: “Vetrate di chiesa” (“Church Windows”)
Royal Liège Philharmonic/John Neschling
(BIS)

Debussy: Préludes, Book 2 – “Feux d’artifice”
Maurizio Pollini, piano
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Johan Halvorsen: Passacaglia in G minor (after Handel)
Antoine Bareil, violin
Stéphane Tétrault, cello
(Analekta)

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor
Adam Laloum, piano
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra/Kazuki Yamada
(Sony Classical)

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