Letter V Classical Radio Jan. 2

The Habsburg Sock Hop, our expansion of the traditional New Year’s Viennese waltz program, with a wide variety of dance forms, in their folk roots and classical branches, from the Central European lands once ruled by the Habsburg dynasty.

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

Johann Strauss II: “On the Beautiful Blue Danube”
Anima Eterna Orchestra/Jos van Immerseel
(Zig Zag Territories)

Mozart: German Dance No. 6 in D major, K. 571
Concentus Musicus Wien/Nikolaus Harnoncourt
(Sony Classical)

Schubert:
Minuet in D minor, D. 89, No. 3
Minuet in C major, D. 89, No. 5
Isabelle Faust & Anne Katharina Schreiber, violins
Danusha Waskiewicz, viola
Kristin von der Goltz, cello
James Munro, double-bass
Lorenzo Coppola, clarinet
Javier Zafra, bassoon
Teunis van der Zwart, natural horn
(Harmonia Mundi)

Josef Lanner: “Die Schönbrunner Waltzes”
Concentus Musicus Wien/Nikolaus Harnoncourt
(Sony Classical)

Richard Strauss: “Der Rosenkavalier” Suite
(arrangement by Artur Rodzinski)
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra/Manfred Honeck
(Reference Recordings)

Liszt: “Hungarian Rhapsody” No. 2 in C sharp minor
(orchestration by Franz Doppler)
Vienna Academy Orchestra/Martin Haselböck
(cpo)

Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor
(arrangement by Miskától Borzó)
Andreas Ottensamer, clarinet
Leonidas Kavakos & Christoph Koncz, violins
Antoine Tamestit, viola
Stephan Koncz, cello
Ödon Rácz, double-bass
Predrag Tomic, accordion
Oskar Ökrös, cimbalom
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Jenő Hubay: “Hullámzó Balaton, Scène de la Csárda,” Op. 33, No. 5
(arrangement by Pavel Šporcl & Lukáš Sommer)
Civitas Ensemble
Gipsy Way
(Çedille)

anon.:
“Magyar Dance”
“Cyganji Dance”
“Hanac”
(arrangements by Vittorio Ghielmi & Graciela Gibelli)
Vittorio Ghielmi, pardessus de viole & director
Dorothee Oberlinger, flute
Marcel Comendant, cimbalom
Il Suonar Parlante Orchestra
(Alpha)

György Ligeti:
“Passacaglia ungherese”
“Hungarian Rock” (Chaconne)
Justin Taylor, harpsichord
(Alpha)

Bartók: “Dance Suite”
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Pierre Boulez
(Deutsche Grammophon)

Dvořák: Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 90 (“Dumky”)
Alexander Melnikov, piano
Isabelle Faust, violin
Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello
(Harmonia Mundi)

anon. (Pestrý zborník manuscript, Slovakia, c. 1676): Suite
Stephen Stubbs, baroque guitar
Milos Valent, violin
Erin Headley, viola da gamba
Maxine Eilander, harp
(ECM)

Karol Józef Lipiński: “Rondo alla polacca”
(arrangement by Andrzej Wróbel)
Konstanty Andrzej Kulka, violin
Andrzej Gębski, Aurelia Liwanowska-Lisiecka, Anna Orlik & Wojciech Proniewicz, violins
Grzegorz Chmielewski, viola
Andrzej Wróbel, cello
Radosław Nur, double bass
(CD Accord)

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