Letter V Classical Radio Aug. 7

Music for a tragic week, as we absorb the shock and contemplate the implications of the carnage in El Paso and Dayton.

noon-3 p.m. EDT
1700-2000 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM
http://wdce.net

Britten: “Sinfonia da Requiem”
Oregon Symphony/Carlos Kalmar
(Pentatone)

Janáček: Piano Sonata (“1.X.1905 – From the Street”)
András Schiff, piano
(Decca)

Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in C minor, Op. 110a
(orchestration by Rudolf Barshai)
Amsterdam Sinfonietta/Candida Thompson
(Channel Classics)

Tomás Luis de Victoria: Requiem (“Officium defunctorum”)
Gabrieli Consort/Paul McCreesh
(DG Archiv)

Manuel Ponce: “Variations and Fugue on ‘La Folía’ ”
Judicaël Perroy, guitar
(Naxos)

Frank Bridge: “Oration” (“Concerto elegiaco”)
Steven Isserlis, cello
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Hugh Wolff
(BIS)

Barber: “Agnus Dei”
Ensemble Caprice/Matthias Maute
(Analekta)

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