Healthy Meal Playlist
January 10, 2012
St. Paul, Minn. —
Bizet, Symphony in C
Consommé Bizet slightly thickened with tapioca, garnished with very small chicken quenelles flavored with tarragon, and chervil leaves.
Mozart Eine kleine Nachtmusik (George Szell, conductor):
From Mozart and Haydn, about whom the conductor George Szell eloquently remarked: "There is a difference between the chaste sensuality of Mozart or Haydn and the lascivious sensuality of Richard Strauss. One cannot pour chocolate sauce over asparagus."
From Rossini, the gourmand, a piano piece: Almonds
Beware of this one: Bolcom, Lime Jello Marshmallow Cottage Cheese Surprise
Unhealthy Meal Playlist
(okay, the food is rich, but the music has no
Verdi, La donna e mobile: (Enrico Caruso, tenor)
Spaghetti Caruso created for the opera singer Enrico Caruso; a pound of Spaghetti with a pound of chicken livers
Bellini: Ah, non giunge, from La Sonnambula: (Luisa Tetrazzini, soprano)
Chicken Tetrazzini created for the opera singer Luisa Tetrazzini: a cassarole with chicken, onions, celery, carrots, and mushrooms, seasoned with bay leaf, cloves, garlic, tabasco and sherry, layered with spaghetti, covered with a heavy cream sauce and topped with parmesan cheese.
Mahler, Symphony No. 4, IV "Heavenly Banquet":
Probably not very healthy, but since it's about heaven, there's no need to worry about the cuisine shortening your life!
Listen to the Stream
St. Matthew Passion
Johann Sebastian Bach
Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus; Academy for Ancient Music Berlin; Berlin State and Cathedral Choir
Werner Gura, tenor
Johannes Weisser, bass
Sunhae Im, soprano; Christian Roterberg, soprano
Bernarda Fink, alto; Marie-Claude Chappuis, alto
Topi Lehtipuu, tenor; Fabio Trumpy, tenor
Konstantin Wolff, bass; Arttu Kataja, bass
Violin Sonata: Intermerzzo
Augustin Hadelich, violin
Robert Kulek, piano
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