Musica della Sera

Classical Music from 7:00 to 9:30

June 21, 2007

Hosted by: Meera Collier-Mitchell

 

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Cesar Franck
(1822-1890)

Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue

Chetan Tierra, piano

The Art of Chetan Tierra

www.chetantierra.com

Robert Schumann
(1810-1856)

Cello Concerto in A minor

Cadenza: Lynn Harrell

Lynn Harrell, cello

The Cleveland Orchestra, Neville Marriner, cond.

Dvorak/Schumann Cello Concertos

London

Ralph Vaughan Williams
(1872-1958)

Toward the Unknown Region

Text: Walt Whitman

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Norman del Mar, Cond.

Toward the Unknown Region

Klavier

8:00

Samuel Barber
(1910-1981)

A Hand of Bridge, Op. 35

Text: Gian Carlo Menotti

Patricia Neway, soprano

Eunice Alberts, alto

William Lewis, tenor

Philip Mareo, baritone

Symphony of the Air, Vladimir Golschmann, cond.

Music of Samuel Barber

Vanguard Classics

Stephen Paulus

Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind

Text: Carl Sandburg

     I.      The Woman Named Tomorrow

   II.      We Are the Greatest

  III.      Rats and Lizards

 IV.      The Wind and the Dust

Dale Warland Singers

Choral Currents

Innova Recordings

8:30

Cyrillus Kreek

Psalms of David:

     I.      Bless the Lord O my soul

   II.      Happy is the Man

  III.      O Lord, I call to Thee

 IV.      The sun will not strike you by day

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier, cond.

Baltic Voices 1

Production USA

Ochinnikov

Piano’s Melancholy Sound (1814)

Oleg Timofeyev, seven-string guitar

The Golden Age of the Russian Guitar, Vol II

Dorian

9:00

Ned Rorem
(b. 1923)

Sky Music:

     I.      Straightforward, like a hymn

   II.      Very slow

  III.      Brisk and smooth

 IV.      Delicate

   V.      = 80

 VI.      Really fast and dry

VII.      = 76

VIII.      Strong and rapid

Yolanda Kondonassis, harp

Sky Music

Telarc

Enrique Granados
(1867-1916)

Danza Espanola No. 4

Valses Poeticos

Julian Bream, guitar

The Ultimate Guitar Collection

BMG Classics