Cereal Music playlist for 02/17/2014

Oliver McDonald
Artist Title Album Label Link
Spohr, Louis Concertante for Violin and Harp in G Major (WoO 13) Pierre Amoyal, Marielle Nordmann, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Armin Jordan
Schumann, Robert Variations on a Theme by Clara Wieck (from Sonata No. 3) Vladimir Horowitz (piano)
Grieg, Edvard Haugtussa, Op. 67 Anne Sofie von Otter, Bengt Forsberg
Messiaen, Olivier Visions de l'Amen Maarten Bon, Reinbert de Leeuw
Mahler, Gustav Liebst du um Schönheit Christa Ludwig, Karajan, Berlin Philharmonic
Janáček, Leoš String Quartet No. 2 Gabrieli Quartet

Late Valentine's day treat- today we'll hear music composers wrote for their wives. (The exception is the Janacek, which is written for a married woman many years younger than he, with whom he had extensive correspondence.)