Playlist for Feb. 21-27, 2020

Hour One

Ernesto Cordero: Sonatina Tropical
Risa Carlson, Martha Masters, guitars
GSP Recordings   1029   Duo Erato - Musings

Johann Sebastian Bach: 14 Canons on the First Eight Bass Notes of the Aria Ground from The Goldberg Variations, BWV 1087
Conductor: Pablo Casals
Rudolf Serkin, piano; Members of the Marlboro Festival Orchestra (1976)
Sony Classical   45892   Bach: Orchestral Suites Nos. 2 & 3; Fourteen Canons

Roberto Sierra: Joyous Overture
Conductor: Zdenek Macal
Milwaukee Symphony
Koss   021   Roberto Sierra: Tropicalia

Roberto Sierra: El Baile (2012)
Conductor: Maximiano Valdes
Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra
Naxos   8559817   Roberto Sierra

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 in G, BWV 1007 (i. Prelude)
Pablo Casals, cello (1733 Matteo Gofriller)
EMI Classics   62617   The Legendary Casals

Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello suite No. 3 in C, BWV 1009 (v. Bourree I & II)
Pablo Casals, cello (1733 Matteo Gofriller) (rec. Nov 23, 1936)
Pearl   0045   Pablo Casals Plays Bach - The Electrical Recordings

Pablo Casals: Song of the Birds
Conductor: Mirgo Grazinyte-Tyla
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cello; The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Decca   002792002   Sheku Kanneh-Mason - Inspiration

Hour Two

Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Symphony, "A Night in the Tropics" (finale)
Conductor: JoAnn Falletta
Virginia Symphony
Connell   CDRO 497   American Treasures

Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Creole Eyes, Cuban Dance, Op. 37
Phillip Martin, piano
Hyperion   66459   Gottschalk: Piano Music

Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Grand Fantasia Triumfal (Variations on the Brazilian National Anthem)
Conductor: Moshe Atzmon
Cristina Ortiz, piano; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Decca   414348   Addinsell Warsaw Concerto; Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2

Aaron Copland: Three Latin American Sketches
Conductor: Leonard Slatkin
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Naxos   8559844   Copland: Symphony No. 3

Aaron Copland: Danzon Cubano
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
New World Symphony
Argo   439737   Tangazo - Music of Latin America

Leonard Bernstein: "A Julia de Burgos" from "Songfest"
Conductor: Robert Spano
Nadine Sierra, soprano; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon   B002883602   Nadine Sierra - There's A Place For Us

Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story Suite (I Feel Pretty; Somewhere; America)
Erika Nickrenz, piano; Susie Park, violin; Sara Sant'Ambrogio, cello
EMI Classics   07351   An American Journey

Leonard Bernstein: "Maria," from West Side Story
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Jose Carreras (Tony); Bernstein Orchestra
Deutsche Grammophon   439251   Somewhere: The Leonard Bernstein Album

Leonard Bernstein: Mambo, from West Side Story
Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela
Deutsche Grammophon   4777457   Fiesta