Afternoon Classical playlist for 06/30/2011

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Artist Title Album Label Link
Alexander Scriabin Prometheus, the Poem of Fire The Philadelphia Orchestra; Eugene Ormandy, conductor RCA
Igor Stravinsky Apollo Columbia Symphony Orchestra Columbia Masterworks
Elliot Carter The Minotaur New York Chamber Orchestra; Gerard Shwarz, conductor Elektra Nonesuch
Maurice Ravel Daphnis et Chloe New York Philharmonic; Pierre Boulez, conductor Columbia Masterworks
Sarah Kirkland Snider Excerpts of "Penelope:" The Lotus Eaters; Home; Dead Friend Sarah Worden & Signal New Amsterdam
Henry Purcell Overture & Act I from "Dido & Aeneas" English Chamber Orchestra; Raymond Leppard, conductor Phillips

Classically-themed classical music. That is to say, classical music inspired not necessarily by classical-era classical music, but rather by the themes, myths, and literature of Ancient Greece and Rome.