Playlist for July 22 - 29, 2011

Hour One

Eugenio Toussaint:  Concierto para piano improvisado y orquesta (ii. Largo)
Alex Brown, Piano
Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas
Conducted by Alondra de la Parra
Masterworks "Alondra de la Parra: My Mexican Soul"

Maurice Ravel:  La valse
Dallas Symphony Orchestra   
Conducted by Eduardo Mata   
RCA Red Seal    "Ravel: Ma Mere L'Oye; La Valse; Valses Nobles et Sentimentales"

Joaquín Rodrigo:  Concierto Andaluz, for 4 Guitars & Orchestra
Jesus Prieto, Roberto Martinez, Carlos Cuanda, Manuel Paz, Guitars
EntreQuatre Guitar Quartet and the Asturias Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Maximiano Valdés           
Naxos "Rodrigo - Complete Orchestral Works, Vol. 2"

Frédéric Chopin:  Ballade No. 4 in f, Op. 52
Ingrid Fliter, piano                                                                                                                  
EMI Classics   "Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3"

Hour Two

Javier Alvarez:  Metro Chabacano
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Conducted by Keri-Lynn Wilson                                                                                
Dorian Recordings  "Danzon"

Oscar Lorenzo Fernández:  Batuque
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Conducted by Keri-Lynn Wilson                                                                             
Dorian Recordings  "Danzon"

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Piano Concerto No. 9 in Eb, K. 271
Alicia de Larrocha, piano; English Chamber Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Colin Davis                                                                                   
RCA Victor Red Seal       "Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 9 & 21"

Ernesto Lecuona:  Rapsodia negra
Morton Gould and His Orchestra
Conductor: Morton Gould                                                                                                       
RCA Victor Gold Seal      "Lecuona Sinfonica"

Ernesto Lecuona:  Córdoba
Morton Gould and His Orchestra
Conductor: Morton Gould                                                                                                       
RCA Victor Gold Seal      "Lecuona Sinfonica"

Ernesto Lecuona:  Danza lucumi
Morton Gould and His Orchestra
Conductor: Morton Gould                                                                                                       
RCA Victor Gold Seal      "Lecuona Sinfonica"