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  1. RR: 53. Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, op. 64

    1. Maazel (cond.), Cleveland Orchestra (1973)

    2. Previn (cond.), London Symphony Orchestra (1973)

    3. Ozawa (cond.), Boston Symphony Orchestra (1986)

    4. Ančerl (cond.),
  2. J.S. Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin (Part 2)

    This week’s PTB concludes our look at the J.S. Bach Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin with the three partitas and – as a bonus, the partita for solo flute all performed on the viola by Scott Slapin.

    According to notes available on the Eroica Classical Recordings website Myron Rosenblum, founder and first president of the American Viola Society wrote, "Scott Slapin is a musician of great talent and abilities - ...
  3. RR: 52. Schubert: Symphony #9 in C, D. 944 "Great"

    1. Furtwängler (cond.), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (1951)

    2. Szell (cond.), Cleveland Orchestra (1957)

    3. Krips (cond.), London Symphony Orchestra (1958)

    4. Munch
  4. J.S. Bach: Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin (Part 1)

    For the next two weeks, we will be sampling the set of six Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin (BWV 1001–1006) composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. The set consists of three sonatas da Chiesa (or church sonatas), in four movements, and three partitas (or partias), which are “dance suites”. The set was completed by 1720, but was only published in 1802 by Nikolaus Simrock in Bonn. Even after publication, it was largely ignored until the celebrated violinist Joseph Joachim started performing ...
  5. RR: 51. Vivaldi: Le Quattro Stagioni

    1. Carmignola, Marcon (cond.), Venice Baroque Orchestra (1999)

    2. Biondi, Europa Galante (1991)

    3. Standage, Pinnock (cond.), The English Concert (1982)

    4. Shaham, Orpheus Chamber

    Updated Aug-12-2015 at 22:22 by Trout