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Commuter Classics


DOR-90018 Cover Face the day with beautiful music. What better way to get motivated than with an entertaining, elegant, upbeat program of magnificent music, performed by some of Dorian's favorite artists?

From medieval songs to Baroque sonatas, from traditional tunes to contemporary arrangements of classical favorites, Dorian Recordings presents a spectacular array of music to lift the spirits.

Drive Time A.M. will help to put you in a great frame of mind, through city traffic and over congested freeways, across town or just down the road. Whether you listen in your car or over headphones on the subway, Drive Time A.M. will add enjoyment to the commute.

From On the Banks of Helicon [DOR-90139]
Performed by The Baltimore Consort
[1]   Kathren Oggie (Anon.)

From The Merry Making [DOR-90282]
Performed by Laura Risk, Fiddle & friends
[2]   Galope de Jonquière (Trad. Québecois) &
        Mrs. Mary MacDonald (Trad. Scottish)

From A Trip to Killburn [DOR-90238]
Performed by The Baltimore Consort
[3]   Jenny Pluck Pears
[4]   Bobbing Joe
[5]   Merry, Merry Milkmaids

From The Beauty of the North [DOR-90190]
Performed by Chris Norman, Wooden Flute & friends
Chicoutimi Set (Trad. Québecois)
[6]   Reel de Chicoutimi
[7]   Reel St. Jean
[8]   Reel Éboulement

From Concerti di Napoli [DOR-90286]
Performed by REBEL - Jörg-Michael Schwarz, Director
[9]   Allegro from Sonata Sesta in D Minor (Francesco Mancini, 1672-1737)

From A Baroque Celebration [DOR-90189]
Performed by The New York Kammermusiker, Double Reed Ensemble
Suite from The Water Music (George Frideric Handel, 1685-1759)
[10] Air
[11] Bourée
[12] Hornpipe
[13] Air
[14] Air

From The Scotch Humour [DOR-90256]
Performed by Chatham Baroque
From Ayres in G Minor (Book I)
[15] Il Genio Inglese
[16] Allegro
[17] Giga
[18] Gavotta

From Encore! - Les Violons du Roy [DOR-90012]
Performed by Les Violons du Roy - Bernard Labadie, Conductor
From "Wedding" Cantata BWV 202 (Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750)
[19] Aria: "Sich üben im Lieben" (Dorothea Röschmann, Soprano)

From Vivaldi - Concerti for Strings [xCD-90255]
Performed by Les Violons du Roy - Bernard Labadie, Conductor
Concerto ripieno in G Major, RV 151 "Alla rustica" (Antonio Vivaldi, 1678-1741)
[20] Presto
[21] Adagio
[22] Allegro

From Of Knights and Castles [xCD-90277]
Performed by Burning River Brass
[23] Capriccio sopra la Battaglia (Girolamo Frescobaldi, 1583-1643)

From The Hidden Haydn [DOR-90226]
Performed by Apollo Ensemble - John Hsu, Conductor
[24] Finale (Presto) from Symphony No. 12 in E Major (F. J. Haydn, 1732-1809)

From Paganini - Music for Strings and Guitar [DOR-90237]
Performed by The Díaz String Trio and Julian Gray, Guitar
From Terzetto concertante (Níccolò Paganini, 1782-1840)
[25] Allegro

From Homage to Sarasate [DOR-90183]
Performed by Rachel Barton, Violin with Samuel Sanders, Piano
[26] Jota Navarra, Op. 22, No. 2 (Pablo de Sarasate, 1844-1908)

From Españoleta [DOR-90284]
Performed by Chatham Baroque with
Becky Baxter, Harp & Danny Mallon, Percussion
[27] Canarios (Gaspar Sanz, c.1699-1704)

From Renaissance en Provence [DOR-90269]
Performed by The Terra Nova Consort
[28] Bressarello
[29] Tout mon plus grand plasir

From Cantigas de Amigo - Songs for a Friend [DOR-90285]
Performed by Ensemble Alcatraz & Kitka - Women's Vocal Ensemble
[30] Bailemos nos ja todas (Tune: Higginson)

Total Program Length:   72:55

Dorian Recordings & Dorian Discovery
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