Musica della Sera

Classical Music from 7:00 to 9:30

September 13, 2007

Hosted by: Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

William Byrd
(1543-1623)

§         Attollite portas

§         Laudibus in sanctis

The Cambridge Singers

Ave Verum Corpus

Collegium Records

Sing Joyfully

The Choir of Westminster Abbey

James O’Donnell, cond.

Byrd: The Great Service

Hyperion

Orlando di Lasso
(1532-1594)

§         Susana
(arr. Antonio de Cabezón, 1578)

§         Suzanne ung jour
(arr. Giovanni Bassano, 1591)

§         Suzane un jour (1560)

The Toronto Consort

David Fallis, Artistic Director

Chanson and Madrigals

Dorian

7:30

William Byrd
(1543-1623)

§         O Magnum Mysterium

§         Non vos relinquam

The Cambridge Singers

Ave Verum Corpus

Collegium Records

Heinrich Ignaz Franz Von Biber
(1644-1704)

Sonata Representativa:

§         Allegro

§         Nachtigal (Nightengale)

§         CuCu (Cuckoo)

§         Fresch (Frog)

§         Die Henn & Der Hann (Cock & Hen)

§         Die Wachtel (Quail)

§         Die Katz (Cat)

§         Musqetir Mars (Musketeer’s March)

§         Allemande

Romanesca:

Andrew Manze, baroque violin

Nigel North, lute & theorbo

John Toll, harpsichord & Organ

Biber Violin Sonatas

Harmonia mundi

Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685-1750)

Partita in E major (selections)

§         Minuet I & II

§         Bourée

§         Gigue

Paul O’Dette, Baroque lute

J.S. Bach Lute Works, Vol I

Harmonia mundi

8:00

Gian Carlo Menotti

The Unicorn, the Gorgon, and the Manticore

Libretto

The Boston Cecilia Chorus & Chamber Ensemble, Donald Teeters, cond.

The Unicorn, the Gorgon, and the Manticore: A Musical Fable for Chorus & Ensemble

Newport Classic

Dominick Argento
(b. 1927)

I Hate and I Love:

    I.      I hate and I love

   II.      Let us live, my Clodia, and let us love

 III.      Greetings, miss, with nose not small

 IV.      My woman says she will be no one’s

  V.      Was it a lioness from the mountains of Libya

 VI.      You promise me, my dearest life

VII.      Wretched Catullus, put an end to this madness

VIII.      I hate and I love

The Robert Shaw Festival Singers

Appear & Inspire

Telarc

9:00

Mark O’Connor

Brave Wolfe (traditional)

Misty Moonlight Waltz

Mark O’Connor, violin

Wynton Marsalis, trumpet

Yo-Yo Ma, cello

The Essential Mark O’Connor

Sony BMG Music

Enrique Granados y Campiña
(1867-1916)

Goyescas: Quejas ó la maya y el ruiseñor

Gabriela Montero

Gabriela Montero: A Piano Recital

EMI Classics

Gabriela Montero

Improvisation on Chopin: Prelude in A

Scott Joplin
(1868-1917)

Heliotrope Banquet: A Slow Drag Two-Step

Alexander Peskanov, piano

Scott Joplin Piano Rags

Naxos