09 February 2012


1. D. Scarlatti: Sonata in G, K.454 (Pieter-Jan Belder)
2. Bonzos: "The Trouser Press" from The Doughnut in Granny's Greenhouse
3. F. Couperin: 12ème Ordre, iii. La galante (Olivier Baumont)
4. Busoni: Violin Sonata in e minor, Op.36a – X. Allegro (Gidon Kremer & Valery Afanassiev)
5. Elgar: Cello Concerto in e minor, Op.85 ii. LentoAllegro molto (André Navarra, vc; Hallé Orchestra; Sir Jn Barbirolli)
6. Zappa: "What's New in Baltimore?" from You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore, vol. 5
7. Prokofiev: Piano Sonata № 4 in c minor, Op.29 – ii. Andante assai (Matti Raekallio)
8. Elmore James: "Something Inside Me" from The Sky Is Crying
9. The Beatles:  "Old Brown Shoe" from Past Masters, vol.2
10. The Talking Heads:  "Psycho Killer" from Talking Heads: 77
11. Artie Matthews:  "Pastime Rag № 3" from Gershwin: The Piano Rolls vol.2
12. Genesis:  "Counting Out Time" from The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
13. Sibelius:  Violin Concerto in d minor, Op.47 – ii. Adagio di molto (Gidon Kremer, vn; Philharmonia Orchestra; Riccardo Muti)
14. Ginastera:  String Quartet № 3, Op.40 – v. Di nuovo contemplativo (Ensō Quartet & Lucy Shelton)
15. Shostakovich: Symphony № 3 in Eb, Op.20 – "The First of May" (Prague Philharmonic Chorus; Prague Symphony Orchestra; Maksim Dmitriyevich)
16. Mannheim Steamroller: "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear"
17. Zappa: "The Dog Breath Variations" (live) from You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore, vol. 2 (The Helsinki Concert)
18. Frescobaldi:  Toccata avanti la Messa della Domenica from Fiori musicali (Roberto Lorregian)
19. Ginastera:  Obertura para el « Fausto » criollo, Op.9 (Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, Josep Pons)
20. Zappa: "Satumaa (Finnish Tango)" from You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore, vol. 2 (The Helsinki Concert)
21. JS Bach:  Chorale, « Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr » BWV 662 (Helmut Walcha)
22. Captain Beefheart:  "Dachau Blues" from Trout Mask Replica
23. F. Couperin: 3ème Ordre, i. La ténébreuse, allemande (Olivier Baumont)
24. Zappa & The Mothers:  "Strictly Genteel (The Finale)" Soundtrack to « 200 Motels »
25. F. Couperin: 2ème Ordre, xvii. Les idées heureuses (Olivier Baumont)
26. D. Scarlatti: Sonata in E, K.381 (Pieter-Jan Belder)
27. Shostakovich:  Cordelia's Ballad from King Lear (Liudmila Shkirtil, mezzo & Yuri Serov, piano)
28. Haydn:  String Quartet in D, Op.64 № 5 « The Lark » – ii. Adagio. Cantabile (Amadeus Quartet)
29. Daryl Hall & Robt Fripp:  "The Farther Away I Am" from Sacred Songs
30. Shostakovich: e minor Prelude & Fugue, Op.87 № 4 (Olli Mustonen)
Following the Shostakovich Third as it did, the Mannheim Steamroller arrangement sounded particularly wooden.
Wonderful to have two Couperin numbers sandwiching in the finale of 200 Motels.
Out of the blue like this, the 'song' from the midst of the Ginastera third quartet especially shone.

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