Letter V Classical Radio July 4

Celebrating the birthday of the United States – a nation of immigrants and refugees – with three centuries of music made in America by immigrants and refugees.

1-5 p.m. EDT
1700-2100 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM
http://wdce.net

Alexander Reinagle: “Miscellaneous” Overture in D major
(reconstruction by Bertil van Boer)
Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä/Patrick Gallois
(Naxos)

Johann Friedrich Peter: String Quintet No. 1 in D major
American Moravian Chamber Ensemble
(New World)

Past Masters:
Anthony Philip Heinrich: Grand Symphony in D major
(“The Ornithological Combat of Kings”)
Syracuse Symphony Orchestra/Christopher Keene
(New World)
(recorded 1977)

Past Masters:
Korngold: Violin Concerto in D major
Jascha Heifetz, violin
Los Angeles Philharmonic/Alfred Wallenstein
(RCA Red Seal)
(recorded 1953)

Past Masters:
Stravinsky: “Scherzo à la russe”
Columbia Symphony Orchestra/Igor Stravinsky
(Sony Classical)
(recorded 1963)

Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
Martha Argerich & Nicolas Economou, pianos
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Hindemith: “Symphonic Metamorphosis on a Theme of Carl Maria von Weber”
Philadelphia Orchestra/Wolfgang Sawallisch
(EMI Classics)

Past Masters:
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Fritz Reiner
(RCA Red Seal)
(recorded 1955)

Ernst Krenek: Trio, Op. 108
Péter Somogyi, violin
Csaba Klenyán, clarinet
Ildikó Nagy, piano
(Hungaroton)

Past Masters:
Schoenberg: Theme and Variations, Op. 43b
Philadelphia Orchestra/Eugene Ormandy
(Sony Classical)
(recorded 1963)

Martinů: Symphony No. 1
BBC Symphony Orchestra/Jiří Bĕlohlávek
(Onyx)

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