Sunday Classics

Piano – March 25, 2018

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Explorations deep into the language of music.There’s a lot that’s Bach, and a lot that’s not. Hosted by Sherry Gendleman, Madalyn Merkey and Larry Kelp.


Artist Song Album Label
Piano, hosted by Larry KelpCelebrates Women's History Monthand gives a nod to J.S. Bach's 333rd Birthday (March 31, 1685)
Evelyn GLennie, marimbaA Little PrayerHer Greatest HitsRCA Victor Red Seal
Mirian Conti, pianoGinestera: Tres Danzas ArgentinasGypsy DancesAntilles New Directions
Philharmonia Virtuosi of New YorkJS Bach: Air ("for the G StrinGreatest Hits of 1720CBS Masterworks
Sequentiainstrumental / vos flores rosarumHildegard Von Bingen: SymphoniaeDeutshe Harmonia Mundi
New England Women's SymphonyMaria Grimaldi: Sinfonie (1713)Women's Orchestral WorksGalaxia
New England Women's SymphnyNancy Van de Vate: Concertpiece for Vioincello and Small Orchestra (1978)Women's Orchestral WorksGalaxia
Sarah CahillRavel: OndineMiroirs and Gaspard de la NuitNew Albion
Brooklyn Philharmonic Orch., Dennis Russel Davies, cond.; Keith Jarrett, pianoPeggy Glanville Hicks: Etruscan ConcertoLou Harrison: Seven PastoralesMusicMasters Classics
And now: a fun salute to Johann Sebastian Bach's 333rd birthday (officially March 31, 1685)
Martha Argerich, pianoJS Bach: Prelude from English Suite No. 2Bach: Toccata / Partita / English Suite No. 2Deutsche Grammmophon
Sharon Isbin, guitarJS Bach: Lute Suite BWV 1006a in E Major: PreludeComplete Lute SuitesVirgin Classics
Modern Jazz Quartet with the Swingle SingersJS Bach: Ricerare a SixEncounterPhilips
Nobuko Imai, viola; Mie Miki, accordionJS Bach: Chorale: "Befiehl du deine wege" (from St Matthew Passion) and Chorale arrangement Herzlich tut mich verlangenAntiquitiesBIS
Kathleen Battle, soprano; Christopher Parkening, guitarJS Bach/Gounod: Ave MariaThe Pleasure of His CompanyAngel
Barbra Streisand, vocalJust in Time (combined with JS Bach's First Prelude): arrangement by Leonard BernsteinThe Third AlbumColumbia
Martha Argerich, pianoBourree from English Suite No. 2 in A minorLive from the Concertgebouw 1978 & 1979EMI Classics
Modern Jazz Quartet, with Laurindo Almeida: guitarJS Bach: FUgue in A MinorCollaborationAtlantic
Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Bobby McFerrin, voiceJS Bach: MusetteHushSony Masterworks
Sharon Isbin, guitarJS Bach: Gavotte en rondeau from Suite BWV 1006aComplete Lute SuitesVirgin Classics
Judith Norell, harpsichordJS Bach: Largo from Harpsichord Concerto in F minor BWV 1056Greatest Hits of 1720CBS Masterworks
Gustav Leonhardt, conductorJS Bach: Allegro from Concerto for Violin, Oboe, srings and b.c. in D min., BWV 1060rJS Bach KonzerteSony (Germany)
John Luther AdamsBecome Ocean (excerpt)Become OceanCantaloupe
Da Capo Chamber PlayersJoan Tower: PetroushskatesJoan Tower: Chamber and Solo WorksCRI
Shoenberg EnsembleRuth Crawford Seeger: Andante for Strings (from String Quartet 1931)Ruth Crawford Seeger: PortraitDeutsche Grammophon
Reinbert de Leeuw, pianoRuth Crawford Seeger: Piano Study in Mixed AccentsRuth Crawford Seeger: PortraitDeutsche Grammophon
Dawn Upshaw, soprano; Robert Spano conducting Atlanta SymphonyGolijov: How Slow the Wind (Emily Dickinson poem)OceanaDeutsche Grammophon
Marni Nixon, soprano; Armen Guzelimian, pianoDebussy: Mandoline / Beau SoirMarni Nixon Sings works by Debussy and FaureMusical Heritage Society
Martha Argerich, pianoBach: Toccat in C Minor BWV 911JS Bach Toccata / Partita / English Suite 2Deusche Grammophon
Roomful of TeethPassacagliaRoomful of Teethrooomful of teeth

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