Master Classics

Classical music playlists by Tobias, whenever I broadcast on WPRB, 103.3 FM, Princeton, NJ USA (609-258-1033 at the station). THIS SUMMER (from May 27) 6 a.m. on Tuesdays! I will usually post playlists within 24 hours after the program is over. When I'm scheduled to sub, I will usually post a warning here a few days in advance.


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Thursday, January 29, 2004

January Playlists:

You can now find my playlists at WPRB. Go to that web site, click schedule, and search for Tobias. I'm on (right now actually) at January 29th, 6 to 8:30 a.m.

posted by tobias at 3:44 AM

Tuesday, December 30, 2003

Playlist for December 29, 2003, 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.:

Berlioz: Benvenuto cellini Overture, op.23, Add 97017, Monteux & royal concertgebouw Orchestra
Hindemith: Suite for piano, op. 26, Wer 6222-2, Siegfried Mauser
Franck: Les eolides, Add 97017, Monteux & royal concertgebouw Orchestra
Wolf, hugo: Mausfallen-spruechlein, Glo 6902, Schwartzkopf & nobel
Mahler: Symphony #G, 1st mvt on PIANO, Int 850.855, Mahler!!
Nancarrow: Study #21, Wer 6223-2, Player piano programmed by nancarrow
Mozart: Violin concerto #4 in D, K 218, Add 97015, Menuin & beinum & royal concertgebouw Orchestra
Schumann, r: Early songs (1827-18l8): sehnsucht, die weinende, gesanges, an anna(ii), der fischer, Hyperion cdj33108, Padmore & johnson (& maltman in: der fischer)
Hovhaness: Fantasy on Japanese woodprints, op. 211, Delos 785, Ron johnson & gerard schwartz & seattle symphony
Verdi: Ernani: elvira aria from act 1: surta.., Glo 6901, Callas & rescigno & royal concertgebouw Orchestra
Saint-Saens: Rhapsodie d'auvergne, Int 850.855, Saint-Saens!!
Dukas: La peri: fanfare, Img? 75480, Stokowski & his Orchestra
Gliere: Russian sailors' dance from: red poppy, op. 70, Img? 75480, Stokowski & his Orchestra

posted by tobias at 6:53 AM

Monday, December 22, 2003

Playlist for December 22, Monday, 6 to 8:30 A.M.:

Janacek: Prelude to: the cunning little vixen, Emi 54212, Rattle & Orchestra of the royal opera house, covent garden
Martinu: Nonet (1959), Hyperion cda66084, The dartington ensemble
Schubert: Piano sonata in a, D. 845, Lp: vcs 10074, lili kraus
Janacek: Sinfonietta, Virgin vc 91506, Pesek & "the philharmonia"
Schumann, r: Liederkreis, op. 24, Hyperion cdj33108, Maltman & graham johnson
Stravinsky: Etude for pianola, lp: Nonesuch h-71347, Jacobs & oppens
Harrison: A litany; cornish lancarran, Mm 67091, Various
Schumann, r-heifetz: Prophet-bird, op. 82, #7, Mcad-42211, Heifetz & immanuel bay
Haydn: Sonata for piano in E, hob XVI/22, Lbany troy045, Odiaga
Liszt: Transcendental etude #10, Bis 1210, Freddy kempf
Chopin: Mazurkas #23, 39, 42, Hmv cdapr 7002, Moriz rosenthal

posted by tobias at 9:00 PM

Monday, December 15, 2003

Playlist for December 15, 2003; 6 to 7 a.m.:
I was unable to persuade Dr. Diminuendo not to play:
Rifkin: Royale beatleworks musicke, Lp: eks-7306, Rifkin & hired musicians 15-Dec-03
N/a: Demo of bass oboe, Lp: vox dl 312, Louis speyer 15-Dec-03
Mozart: Musical joke, k. 522, Ar z6617, Chamber music society of lincoln center 15-Dec-03
P.d.q. Bach: Concerto for horn & hardart, Lp: vrs-9195, Mester & schikele & some musicians 15-Dec-03
Vivaldi: Concerto for 2 horns in F, Lp: nonesuch h-71018, Douatte & collegium musicum of paris 15-Dec-03

From 7 to 8:30 a.m., I played:
Wagner: Wesendonck lieder (1862), Culturmedia 97014, Haitink & royal concertgebouw Orchestra 15-Dec-03
Tartini: Devil's trill, violin sonata in g, Emi 64830, Milstein & pommers 15-Dec-03
Roussel: Suite from 'le festin ...', op 17, Culturmedia 97014, Haitink & royal concertgebouw Orchestra 15-Dec-03
Gershwin: Novelette in fourths, Elektra nonesuch 79287, Gershwin! 15-Dec-03
Beethoven: 3 marches, piano 4-hands, op. 45, Bridge 9108a/b, Licade & horszowski 15-Dec-03

Next Monday at about 8 a.m., I will play the two Gershwin pieces again, explaining how the Novelette shows that in 1919 Gershwin was definitely not a "Jazz" composer.

posted by tobias at 7:57 PM

Tuesday, December 09, 2003

Playlist for December 9, 2003:

Rachmaninoff: Suite #2 for 2 pianos, Gasparo gscd 313, Tocco& laredo
Beethoven: Fidelio overture, Cbs mk 42103, Colin davis & bayerische rundfunks
Mahler: Blumine, Lp rca lsc-3107, Ormandy & philadelphia Orchestra
Chopin: Mazurkas #23, 39, 42, 16, 31, Hmv cdapr 7002, Moriz rosenthal
Bach: Sonata #2 solo violin, Dg b0000315, Gringolts
Villa-lobos: Choros #10, Bmg 68538, Tilson-thomas & bbc singers & new world symphony
Berg: Violin concerto, Dg 437-093, Mutter & levine & chicago symphony
Schubert: Fantasia in f, piano 4 hands, D. 940, Sony sk 39511, Perahia & lupu
Chopin: Mazurkas op 33 #2 in D, Concord 42036, Wasowski

I will be on WPRB the next three MONDAYS, not Tuesday as i said on the air today!

posted by tobias at 6:35 PM

Playlist for December 5, 2003:

Liszt: Rhapsody espagnole, Npd 85538, Nissman
Adams: The chairman dances, Emi 55051, Rattle & birmingham symphony Orchestra
Straus, j: Delerien, Emi sony wdr 75962, szell & Cleveland Orchestra
Lansky: Alphanumeric song, Bridge 9126, Lansky & mckay
Mozart: Sonata piano 4 hands #3 in D, K. 381, Lp vox svbx 566, Brendel & klien
Grainger: Irish tune from country derry, Klavier k 11124, Corporon & north texas wind symphony
Honneger: Pacific 231, Emi 55122, Jansons & oslo philharmonic Orchestra

posted by tobias at 6:34 PM

Sunday, November 02, 2003

Playlist for October 30, Thursday, 6 to 8:30 a.m.:

Schubert: Fantasia, piano 4-hands, D 940, Sony 58955, Tal & groethuysen
Adams, john: Harmonielehre, Emi cdc 5 55051 2, Rattle & birmingham orch
Mendelssohn: Octet for strings in E-, op. 20, Ar z6714, Guarnri & orion quartets
Janacek: Taras bulba, Virgin lc 7873, Pesek & the philharmonia Orchestra
Debussy: L'isle joyeuse, Emi 54451, Ciccolini
Rachmaninov: prelude in c#, op #3, barcarolle op 10, #3, London d 105619, Rachmaninov!
ives: Variations on america (arr schuman), Rca 60778, Slatkin & saint louis symphony Orchestra
M. Gould: Symphonette #2: pavanne, Rca 60778, Slatkin & saint louis symphony Orchestra

Playlist for October 31, Friday, 6 to 7:30 a.m.:

Moussorgski: Night on bald mountain, Rr-82, Oue & minnesota Orchestra
Mozart: Don giovanni, act II finale, Emi 54861, Norrington & schutz choir & london classical players
Franck: Le chasseur maudit, Rr-82, Oue & minnesota Orchestra
Beethoven: piano Trio, op 70 #1, "ghost trio", N/a, Beaux arts trio

posted by tobias at 4:29 PM

Tuesday, October 28, 2003

October 24, 2003, 6 to 8:30 a.m.:
Barber: Summer music, Voxbox 5083, Dorin quintet
Nielsen: symphony f4, "inextinguishable", Emi 74189, Blomstedt& danish radio symphony Orchestra
Schoenberg: Six little piano pieces, op. 19, Dg 423249, Pollini
Beethoven: Octet for winds, op. 102 in E-, Dg md+gl 3299, Winds of the bamberger symphony
Beethoven: Chase of the wolf; O swiftly glides the bonny boat, Ar z6672, New york vocal arts ensemble
Schuman, wm: symphony #6, Cri 477, Ormandy & philadelphia Orchestra
Beethoven: six bagatelles, op. 126, Philips 456731, Brendel

October 28, 2003, 7 to 8:30 a.m.:
Prokofiev: Piano sonata # 9, Pierian 7/8/9, Nissman
Schubert: Qointet for strings in C, D. 956, Sony 58992, Stern, Schneider, Katims, Casals, Tortelier
Debussy: Violin sonata, Chan 8385, Hugh maguire & ian brown
Nancarrow: Study #44, aleatory canon, Wergo 6168, Colin Nancarrow

posted by tobias at 7:11 PM


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