Musica della Sera 

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

May 3, 2007

Hosted by :Meera Collier-Mitchell

 

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Ennio Morricone

The Mission: Gabriel’s Oboe

Yo-yo Ma, cello

Roma Sinfonietta, Ennio Morricone, cond.

Appassionato

Sony Classics

J.S. Bach

Cello Suite Nr. 2, BWV 1008 in D Minor

Mstislav Rostropovich

Mstislav Rostropovich: Bach Suites

EMI Classics

7:30

Benjamin Britten

Sonata for Cello and Piano

               I.      Dialogo

             II.      Scherzo-pizzicato

            III.      Elegia

          IV.      Marcia

            V.      Moto perpetuo

Mstislav Rostropovich, cello

Benjamin Britten, piano

Britten: Cello Suites 1 & 2

London

Ballad of Heroes, Op. 14

               I.      Funeral March

             II.      Scherzo

            III.      Recitative and Choral

Peter Pears, tenor

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle, cond.

Rattle Conducts Britten

EMI Classics

8:00

·         John Tavener

·         Agusta Read Thomas

·         Bernard Rands

·         Chen Yi

·         William Hawley

·         Wherewithal Shall a Young Man

·         Love is a Beautiful Dream

·         This Heart that Flutters Near My Heart

·         Wild Grass

·         Labbra Vermiglie e Belle

Chanticleer

Chanticleer: a Portrait

Teldec

8:30

Hugo Wolf

Text by Goethe

Harfenspieler (The Harpers Songs)

               I.      Wer sigh der Einsamkeit ergibt
(Who gives himself to loneliness)

             II.      An die Türen will ich schleichen
(From door to door will I steal)

            III.      Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen aß
(Who never ate his bread in tears)

Daniel Lichti, baritone

Arlene Shrut, piano

Songs of Hugo Wolf

Dorian

·         Luigi Rossi

·         Carlo Caproli

·         Orazio Michi

·         Luigi Rossi

·         A qual dardo il cor se deve

·         Frondosi e verdi boschi

·         Spera mi disse amore

·         Fanciulla son io

Suzie LeBlanc, soprano

Tragicomedia, instrumental ensemble, Stephen Stubbs & Erin Headley and others

Amor Roma

Atma Classique

9:00

Attr. George Frideric Handel

Sonata in G minor HWV393

               I.      Andante

             II.      Allegro

            III.      Largo

          IV.      Allegro

The Parley of Instruments:

Mark Caudle, bass viol

Susanna Pell, bass viol

Susanne Heinrich, bass viol

Elizabeth Kenny, theorbo, archlute

Peter Holman, chamber organ

The Noble Bass Viol

Hyperion

Spiritual

We Shall Walk through the Valley in Peace

Chanticleer

Chanticleer: a Portrait

Teldec

Scott Joplin

·         Solace: “A Mexican Serenade”

·         Paragon Rag

Alexander Peskanov, Piano

Scott Joplin Piano Rags

Naxos