Letter V Classical Radio Jan. 1

The annual Habsburg Sock Hop, our more expansive take on the traditional Viennese New Year’s program – Strauss waltzes, of course, but also works reflecting dance traditions of the lands lying east of Vienna along the Danube.

noon-3 p.m. EST
1500-1800 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

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

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

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

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

Alexander Moyzes: “Gemer Dances”
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra/Ondrej Lenárd

Liszt: “Hungarian Rhapsody” No. 19 in D minor
(“Csárdas nobles de Kornél Ábrányi”)
Leslie Howard, piano

Past Masters:
trad.: “The Peacock”
Kodály: “Variations on a Hungarian Folk Song” (“The Peacock”)
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra/István Kertész
(recorded 1969)

Bartók: “Romanian Dances”
(arrangement by Christos Farmakis)
(Orchid Classics)

Enescu: Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 25
(“Dans le caractère populaire roumain”)
Diana Tishchenko, violin
Zoltán Fejérvári, piano
(Warner Classics)

Pancho Vladigerov: “Bulgarian Dances,” Op. 23, Nos. 3-5
Rousse Philharmonic/Nayden Todorov

Johann Strauss II: “Roses from the South”
London Philharmonic/Franz Welser-Möst
(Seraphim Classics)

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