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Wednesday, December 27, 2017 from 5:30 till 11:00am

Classical Discoveries will present its 18th Annual program:


In the last regular holiday series of programs, we will celebrate the New Year with light and joyful music.

Playlist and MP3 File *(available after the broadcast till January 10, 2018)

Here is a list of some works and composers to be presented:
Nine Wild Exotic Dances by American composer, James Scott Balentine
Suite de Danzas Antiguas by Spanish composer, Evaristo Fernandez Blanco (1902-1993)
Ballet by American composer, Anthony Paul De Ritis (1968- )
The Seven Beauties (Ballet Suite) by the Azerbaijani composer, Kara Karayev (1918-1982)
13 Dances for Orchestra by American composer, William Thomas McKinley (1938-2015)
Selections from De Aegypto (The Egyptian Book of the Dead) by Polish composer, Zbigniew Preisner (1955- )
Some Breaking by American composer, Cristina Spinei (1984- )
plus music by:
Ferenc Farkas, Jim Hiscott, Katherine Hoover, Joseph Koykkar, Étienne Moulinié and others>


 December - 27 - 2017  -  MP3
listen  12/27/2017-05:30-06:00-Shall We Dance
listen  12/27/2017-06:00-07:00-Shall We Dance
listen  12/27/2017-07:00-08:00-Shall We Dance
listen  12/27/2017-08:00-09:00-Shall We Dance
listen  12/27/2017-09:00-10:00-Shall We Dance
listen  12/27/2017-10:00-11:00-Shall We Dance


Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 5:30 - 11:00
More Playlists forShall We Dance
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 5:30
Schnelzer, Albert Adolescent Apollo from "Apollonian Dances" Hugo Ticciati, violin, Henrik Mawe, piano Orchid Classics - ORC 100038 5:31
Blanco, Evaristo Fernandez Suite De Danzas Antiguas (Ancient Dance Suite) The Malaga Philharmonic, Jose Luis Temes, conductor Verso - VRS 2094 5:35
de Gambarini, Elisabetta Minuet & Variations, from Opus 2 Barbara Harbach, harpsichord Gasparo - GSCD-272 6:00
Albert, Adrienne Sam's Dance Whole Bean Woodwind quintet Adrienne Albert 6:06
Scheidt, Samuel Gallliarde The New York Kammermusiker Double Reed Ensemble Dorian - DOR-90133 6:13
Garayev, Gara The Seven Beauties (Ballet Suite) The Moscow Radio and TV Symphony Orchestra, Rauf Abdullayev, conductor Olympia - OCD 491 6:17
Kats-Chernin, Elena Naive Waltz The Smith Quartet Signum Records - SIGCD236 6:52
Hannibal, Lars Sunset Dance Michala Petri, recorder, Lars Hannibal, guitar Our Recordings - 6.220619 6:57
Smith, Julia American Dance Suite Rees & Stoyanoff, Duo-pianists Bravura Recordings - BR-1001 7:03
Moulinie, Etienne Entrees instrumentales du ballet du Marriage de Pierre de Provence avec la belle Maguelonne La Poeme Harmonique, Vincent Dumestre, conductor Alpha - 005 7:12
Balentine, James Scott Nine Wild Exotic Dances Robert Walzel, clarinet, Stevin Glaser, piano Albany Records - TROY 1547 7:23
Scotland Three Scottish Airs The Curious Bards Harmonia mundi - HMN 916105 7:42
De Ritis, Anthony Paul Ballet Duo X88: Vicky Chow and Saskia Lankhoorn, pianos, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose, conductor BMOP/sound - 1051 7:46
Poppy, Andrew Definitely Disco The Smith Quartet Signum Records - SIGCD236 8:08
Mercker, Mathias Paduans and Gailliards Residentie Orchestra The Hague, Ton Koopman, conductor Olympia - OCD 500 8:17
Spinei, Cristina Some Breaking Voxare String Quartet Toccata Classics - TOCC 0371 8:23
Cage, John First Dance for Two Prepared Piano (transcribed for 4 Prepared 17 String Kotos) Koto Soloists: Kazue Sawai, Yoko Nishi, Hideaki Kuribayashi & Etsuko Gunji Jasrac R - 240180 8:39
Hiscott, Jim Dancing with Wings of Fire Jim Hiscott, button accordion, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey, conductor WSO Records - WSOCD 99401 8:46
Glass, Philip, arr. Robert Moran Modern Love Waltz Milos Katanic, accordion, Dejan Ivanovic, cello Composers Concordance (upcoming release) 8:59
Koykkar, Joseph Keyboard Dances Todd Welbourne & Ilia Radoslavov, pianists Ravello Records - RR7925 9:05
Farkas, Ferenc Old Hungarian Dances from the 17th Century Andras Adorjan, flute, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Janos Rolla, leader Toccata Classics - TOCC 0230 9:16
Hoover, Katherine Dream Dances Mary Kathleen Ernst, piano Innova - 868 9:30
McKinley, William Thomas 13 Dances for Orchestra Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose, conductor BMOP/sound - 1016 9:41
Stevens, John Dances Constantin Hartwig, Luthar Borg, Fabian Neckermann & Steffan Schmid, tubas Genuin - GEN 17471 10:09
Joseph, Julian Dance of the Three Legged Elephants Matthew Barley, cello, Julian Joseph, piano Signum Records - SIGCD171 10:18
Preisner, Zbigniew Selections from De Aegypto Elzbieta Towarnicka, voice private (broadcast with permission of composer) 10:32
Chen Yi Duo Ye Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Lan Shui, conductor BIS - CD-1192 10:51
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
Innova Recordings
Navona Records