Sunday January 26, 2014


Bobby McFerrin

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Traditions

Chinese New Year - Wooden Horse

First Hour

Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682), Il Barcheggio: Sinfonia, Orchestra of St. Luke's, John Nelson, Wynton Marsalis - trumpet, Sony 46672, BAROQUE DUET

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in g for 2 cellos RV531, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Bobby McFerrin - conductor & voice, Peter Howard - cello, ony 64600, PAPER MUSIC

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), ABDELAZER: Rondeau, LAGQ, Delos 3205, FOR THY PLEASURE

Christoph Graupner (1683-1760), Recorder Concerto in F, Hesperus, Scott Reiss - recorder, Koch 7454, BAROQUE RECORDER CONCERTI

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Partita No. 1 in b BWV1002: allemande & sarabande, Chris Thile - mandolin, Nonesuch 535360, BACH: SONATAS AND PARTITAS, VOL. 1

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sonata #4 in c BWV1017, Michelle Makarski - violin, Keith Jarrett - piano, ECM New Series 2230/31, SIX SONATAS FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO

Second Hour

Giovanni Gabrieli (1554/7-1612), Sonata #21 with 3 violins, Andrew Manze, Stanley Ritchie & John Holloway - violins, John Toll - organ, Nigel North - theorbo, Harmonia Mundi 7907091, PACHELBEL CANON & OTHER 17TH C. MUSIC

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Concerto Grosso #1 in Bb Op.3, English Chamber Orchestra, Charles Mackerras, Novalis 150108, HANDEL ORCHESTRA WORKS

Johann Georg Rollig (1710-1790), Horn Concerto #15, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown, Barry Tuckwell - horn, London 417406, BAROQUE HORN CONCERTOS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in D RV429, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti, Emmanuel Pahud - flute, EMI 47212, VIVALDI FLUTE CONCERTOS

Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764), Sonata 4 in Bb, Convivium, Elizabeth Wallfisch - violin, Richard Tunnicliffe - cello, Paul Nicholson - harpsichord, Hyperion 67033, LECLAIR: SONATAS I

Third Hour

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Music for the Royal Fireworks: rejouissance & menuets I & II, Boston Baroque, Martin Pearlman, Telarc 80594, HANDEL MUSIC FOR THE ROYAL FIREWORKS

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Sonata in Bb K.47 & Sonata in Bb K.155, Duanduan Hao - piano, Naxos 8.572586, DOMENICO SCARLATTI COMPLETE KEYBOARD SONATAS VOL.14

attributed to Giovanni Frescobaldi (1583-1643), Toccata, Camerata Salzburg, Jian Wang - cello, Deutsche Grammophon 99402, THE BAROQUE ALBUM

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Concerto in d BWV1052, Elias String Quartet, EMI Classics 6 79018, XUEFEI YANG BACH CONCERTOS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in Bb for cello RV423, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman, Yo Yo Ma - baroque cello, Sony 90916, VIVALDI'S CELLO

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Dance for the Chinese Man and Woman from THE FAIRY QUEEN, Trio Settecento, Rachel Barton Pine - violin, John Mark Rozendaal - viola da gamba, David Schrader - harpsichord, Cedille Records 90000 135, AN ENGLISH FANCY

Fourth Hour

Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687), Ballet d'Alcidiane et Polexandre (1658): Overture & Chaconne, Aradia Baroque Ensemble, Kevin Mallon, Naxos 554003, BALLET MUSIC FOR THE SUN KING

William Lawes (1602-1645), Royall Consort Sett #4 in D, Consort Les Voix Humaines, ATMA Classique ACD2 2373, THE ROYALL CONSORTS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Coronation Anthem HWV259: Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, CORO 16066, HANDEL CORONATION ANTHEMS

John Eccles (1668-1735), Suite-made for the Queen's Coronation, Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman, Mark Bennett - trumpet, Michael Laird - trumpet, Hyperion 66817, ENGLISH ORPHEUS VOL.35: SOUND THE TRUMPET

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Royal Concert #2, Le Concert des Nations, lia Vox 9840, FRANCOIS COUPERIN LES CONCERTS ROYAUX

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