Musica della Sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Hosted by: Meera Collier-Mitchell

Thursday, April 6, 2007


Time (approx.)




Record Title



Claude Debussy

(1862 – 1918)

Doctor Gradus ad Parnussum from Children’s Corner

Bela Fleck, banjo

Joshua Bell, violin

Gary Hoffman, cello

Perpetual Motion

Sony Classical

John Rutter

(b. 1945)

Five Childhood Lyrics

  • Monday’s Child
  • The Owl and the Pussy-Cat
  • Windy Nights
  • Matthew, Mark, Luke and John
  • Sing a song of sixpence

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, conductor


Collegium Records

Johannes Brahms

(1833 – 1897)

Fest- und Gedenksprüche
(“Festival and Commemoration Sayings”)

  • Unsere Väter hofften auf dich
  • Vie ein starker Gweappneter
  • Wo is ein so herrlich Volk

A Banquet of Voices


Ralph Vaughan Williams

(1872 – 1958)

Romance and Pastorale

  • Romance: Andantino
  • Pastoral: Andante con moto
  • Romance: Andantino

The Nash Ensemble

The Early Chamber Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams


Gabriel Fauré

(1845 – 1924)

Nocturnes, Op. 33

  • No. 1, in E flat minor: Lento
  • No. 2, in B major: Andantino espressivo—Allegro  ma non troppo
  • No. 3, in A flat major: Andante con moto

Sally Pinkas, piano

Gabriel Fauré: Nocturnes

Musica omnia

Billy Joel

Invention in C Minor, Op. 6

Richard Joo, piano

Fantasies & Delusions

Sony Classical


Christoph Willibald Gluck


La clemza di Tito: Se mai senti spirati sul volto

Paride ed Elena: Le belle immagini d’un dolce amore

Magdalena Kožená, mezzo-soprano

Prague Philharmonia, Michel Swierczewski, cond.

Le Belle Immagini

Deutsche Grammophon

Naomi Stephen (b. 1938)

Spring Song

I Cantori, Edward Cansino, Conductor

A Choir of Angels

Civic Classics

Don Hernando Franco (c. 1610)

Sancta Maria


Arnold Schoenberg


Freide auf Erden

(Peace on Earth), Op. 13

Robert Shaw Festival Singers

Evocation of the Spirit


Arvo Pärt (b. 1935)

Summa (Credo)

Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier, cond

De Profundis

Harmonia mundi

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Three Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes (Household Music)

  • Crug-y-bar
    Fantasia: Andante sostenuto
  • St Denio
    Scherzo: Allegro vivace
  • Aberystwyth

The Nash Ensemble

The Early Chamber Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams



Meiron Williams

  • Aros mae’r mynyddau mawr
    “The great mountains remain”
  • Gwynfyd
  • Ora Pro Nobis
    Welsh prayer for those in peril

Bryn Terfel, bass-baritone

Annette Bryn Parri, piano

Songs of my Welsh Home

Marquis Classics

Roger Stratton

Like Ghosts of Eagles

The Earlham College Concert Choir, Daniel Graves, cond.

Singing Out of the Silence

Earlham College Press

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Three Shakespeare Songs

  • Full Fathom Five
  • The Cloud-capp’d Towers
  • Over Hill, Over Dale

RIAS Kammerchor, Marcus Creed, dir

Sacred & Profane

Harmonia Mundi

Edvard Grieg


Lyric Pieces

  • Op. 65 No. 6
  • Op 43 Nos. 1 & 6

Leif Ove Andsnes

Leif Ove Andsnes: A Portrait

EMI Classics