Buried Treasure: Japan Part II

Listening Guide   The Work YASUSHI AKUTAGAWASYMPHONY NO. 11) Andante2) Allegro3) Chorale, Adagio4 Allegro molto New Symphony OrchestraYasushi Akutagawa, conductor(Fontect FOCD 3208) YASUSHI AKUTAGAWATHE ELLORA SYMPHONYNew Symphony OrchestraYasushi Akutagawa, conductor(Fontec FOCD 3208)[New Zealand SymphonyTakuo Yuasa, conductor(Naxos 8.555975 cd)] YASUSHI AKUTAGAWARAPSODIA FOR ORCHESTRANew Zealand SymphonyTakuo Yuasa, conductor(Naxos 8.555975 cd) SADAO BEKKUCONCERTO FOR PIANO & ORCHESTRA1) Allegro… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Japan Part II

Buried Treasure: Japan Part I

Listening Guide   The Work YAMADASYMPHONY IN F, TRIUMPH AND PEACE (1912)1.MODERATO2.ADAGIO NON TANTO E POCO MARCIAL3.POCO VIVACE4.ADAGIOMOLTO – MOLTO ALLEGRO E TRIOMFANTE Ulster OrchestraTakuo Yuasa, conductor(Naxos 8.555350 cd) YAMADAMANDARA NO HANA Yomiuri Nippon SymphonyShigenobu Yamaoka, conductor(JVC 116 8) [JAPAN 14 42]Ulster OrchestraTakuo Yuasa, conductor(Naxos 8.555350 cd) MOROISTRING SEXTET Iso String Sextet(King GT 9325) KONOYEETENRAKU,… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Japan Part I

Buried Treasure: “It’s All Relatives”

Listening Guide The Work GEORGE CHRISTOPH BACH CANTATA: “SIEHE, WIE FEIN UND LIEBLICH IST” (PSALM 133) Ekkehard Wagner, tenor I; Reinhart Ginzel, tenor II Hermann Christian Polster, bass Eberhard Palm, violin; Doris Linde, Monika Tutschku & Siegfried Pank, viola da gamba Achim Beyer, violone; Walter Heinz Bernstein, organ [5-Capriccio 7100] JOHANN CHRISTOPH BACH WEDDING CANTATA:… Continue reading Buried Treasure: “It’s All Relatives”

Buried Treasure: Mountains in Music

Listening Guide The Work LIZST – Mountain Symphony Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Kurt Masur, conductor MOERAN – In the Mountain Country Ulster Orchestra Vernon Handley, conductor [Chandos CHAN 10235] Buy this CD on Amazon BEASER – Mountain Songs 1. Barbara Allen 2. The House Carpenter 3. He’s Gone Away 4. Cindy Alexandra Hawley, flute Jeffrey McFadden,… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Mountains in Music

Buried Treasure: Vagn Holmboe

Listening Guide   The Work BAGATELLE No. 1 “ARABESQUE” ROUMANIAN SUITE1 Allegro2 Andante Fluente3 Allegro SYMPHONY No. 21 Impressioni (Allegro)2 Lamentazione (Adagio, molto tranquillo)3 Espressione (Allegro)Buy this CD on Amazon CHAMBER CONCERTO No. 101 Allegro Non Troppo2 Piu Allegro3 Andante4 Allegro Molto5 Un Poco Lento6 Adagio Ma Non Troppo7 Allegro Molto8 Allegro9 Finale: VivaceBuy this… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Vagn Holmboe

Buried Treasure: They Also Wrote Music

Listening Guide   The Work FREDERICK THE GREATSYMPHONY NO. 2 IN GPro Arte Orchestra of MunichKurt Redel, conductor FREDERICK THE GREATSYMPHONY NO. 3 IN DPro Arte Orchestra of MunichKurt Redel, conductor HENRY VIII“WHILES LIFE OR BREATH” (text by William Cornysh) HENRY VIII“THO’ SOME SAITH THAT YOUTH RULETH ME” HENRY VIII“THE TIME OF YOUTH”Philip Langridge, tenorSt.… Continue reading Buried Treasure: They Also Wrote Music

Buried Treasure: Lithuania

Listening Guide   The Work JUOZAS NAUJALIS – The DreamVilnius String Quartet MIKALOJUS KONSTANTINAS CIURLIONIS – In the ForestThe USSR Radio & Television Sym orchVladimir Fedoseyev, conductor MIKALOJUS KONSTANTINAS CIURLIONIS – Piano Pieces1 – HUMORESQUE, VL 1622 – PRELUDE, VL 1643 – PRELUDE,VL 1694 – NOCTURNE, VL 1785 – IMPROMPTU,VL 1816 – NOCTURNE, VL 1837… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Lithuania

Buried Treasure: Estonia

Listening Guide   The Work RUDOLF TOBIAS – Julius CaesarScottish National OrchestraNeeme Järvi, conductor(Chandos: Music from Estonia)Buy this CD on Amazon ARTUR KAPP – Don CarlosEstonian State Symphony OrchestraNeeme Järvi, conductor(Melodyia) EUGEN KAPP – Kalevipoeg1) Dance with the Maiden of the Lake2) Karelian-Finnish Dance3) Forging of the Swords4) Dance of the Shepherds and Shepherdesses5) Dance… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Estonia

Buried Treasure: Concertos for Unusual Instruments

Listening Guide   The Work JEAN DAETWYLER – Alphorn Concerto1 – Betruf, Largo, Moderato, Largo2 – Hirtentanz, Scherzo3 – Pastorale, Misterioso, Lento4 – Totentanz, Barbaro, Furioso, BarbaroJozsef Molnar, alphornSlovak Philharmonic OrchestraUrs Schneider, conductor(Naxos 8.555978)Buy this CD on Amazon WU ZU QIANG/WANG YAN QIAO/LIU DE HAI – Pipa ConcertoLiu De hai, pipaChina PhilharmonicLi De lun, conductor(Hong… Continue reading Buried Treasure: Concertos for Unusual Instruments