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March 17, 2008

Music for st. patrick's day

Among our offerings today are a Vivaldi/Celtic combination, flutist James Galway playing music of Hamilton Harty, and a bit of "Danny Boy" from the U.S. Marine Band. And Barry Douglas is both soloist and conductor for a performance of Beethoven's Second Piano Concerto with Camerata Ireland.

Today's Playlist

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hour 1

  • George Frederick Pinto
    Rondo on an Irish Air, "Cory Oweb"
    Pianist Miceal O'Rourke
  • Antonio Vivaldi
    "Jig della Inquietudine," RV 234
    La Tempesta and the Celtic Band
    Kulturzentrum, Herne, Germany
  • Hamilton Harty
    "In Ireland," Fantasy for Flute and Piano
    Flutist James Galway and pianist Phillip Moll
    Ravinia Festival, Ravinia, Illinois
  • Ancient Chant Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, D.C.
    "Now the Powers of Heaven"
    The Moscow Sretensky Monastery Choir with conductor Nikon Zhila
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
    Suite for Orchestra No. 1 in C, BWV 1066
    The Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra with conductor Sir Roger Norrington
    Beethoven Hall, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Percy Grainger
    Irish Tune from County Derry ("Danny Boy")
    The United States Marine Band with conductor Capt. Michelle Rakers
    Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, College Park, Maryland

hour 2

  • Traditional
    "Danny Boy"
    Camerata Ireland with conductor Barry Douglas
    Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, D.C.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
    Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 19
    Pianist and conductor Barry Douglas with Camerata Ireland
    Coolidge Auditorium, Washington, D.C.
  • Antonio Lotti
    "Crucifixus" a 8
    The Sixteen with conductor Harry Christophers
    St. Bernard's Catholic Church, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Sergei Prokofiev
    Third movement from Piano Sonata No. 7 in B-flat, Op. 83
    Pianist Yefim Bronfman
    Shriver Hall, Baltimore
  • Thomas C. Kelly
    "O'Carolan Suite in Baroque Style" and "Planxty Johnston"
    The Irish Chamber Orchestra with conductor Fionnuala Hunt
  • Arthur Duff
    "Dance of Daemar" from Irish Suite for Strings
    The Irish Chamber Orchestra with conductor Fionnuala Hunt
  • Henry Purcell
    "A New Ground" for recorder and continuo
    Maurice Steger, recorder; Hille Perl, viola da gamba; and Lee Santana, lute
    Weinbergkirche, Dresden, Germany
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