Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, February 28, 2008

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Call during the show: 831-476-2800 (local)/800-655-5877 (long distance)

Time (approx)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Morten Lauridsen
(b. 1943)

I will lift up mine eyes

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor

Nocturnes

Hyperion

Gabriela Montero, Baroque

Vivaldi: Spring, Summer, and Winter

Gabriela Montero, piano

Improvisations

 

Kirke Mechem
(b. 1925)

Five Centuries of Spring (1968)

o        Spring (Thomas Nash)

o        From You Have I Been Absent (Wm Shakespeare)

o        Laughing Song (Wm Blake)

o        Loveliest of Trees (A.E. Housman)

o        Spring (Edna St. Vincent Millay)

Los Angeles Chamber Singers, Peter Rutenberg, conductor

Shenandoah: An American Chorister 1890-1990

Klavier Records International

7:30

Antonín Dvořák
(1841-1904)

Piano Quartet No. 2 in E-Flat, Op. 87

     I.      Allegro con fuoco

    II.      Lento

  III.      Allegro moderato, grazioso

  IV.      Finale, Allegro, ma non troppo

Lyric Piano Quartet:

Gerald Robbins, piano

Glenn Dicterow, violin

Karen Dreyfus, viola

James Kreger, cello

Dvořák: Trio, Op 65; Quartet, Op. 87

Bridge Records

8:00

Morten Lauridsen
(b. 1943)

Nocturnes (2005)

o        Sa nuit d’été
(Rainer Maria Rilke)

o        Soneto de la noche
(Pablo Neruda)

o        ‘Sure on this shining night (James Agee)

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor

Nocturnes

Hyperion

Traditional, Joseph Jenninngs, arr.

Where the sun Will Never Go Down:

o        Ain’t That Good News

o        Good News

o        (The Chariot’s Comin’)

o        Swing Low Sweet Chariot
(solo, Tom Hart)

o        Over Yonder

o        I Got Shoes

Chanticleer, Joseph Jennings, arr.

Where the Sun Will Never Go Down

Chanticleer Records

Leonard Bernstein
(1918-1990)

West Side Story Suite

Arranged for violin & orchestra by William David Brohn

Joshua Bell, violin

Philharmonia Orchestra, David Zinman, cond.

Bernstein: West Side Story Suite

Sony Classical

9:00

Ralph Vaughan Williams
(1872-1958)

Songs of Travel:

o        The Vagabond

o        Let Beauty Awake

o        The Roadside Fire

o        Youth and Love

o        In Dreams

o        The Infinite Shining Heavens

o        Whither must I wander?

o        Bright is the ring of words

o        I have trod the upward and the downward slope

Dietrich Henschel, baritone

Fritz Schwinghammer, piano

Invitation au voyage: Songs and melodies in the theme of travel

Harmonia Mundi

Béla Bartók
(1881-1945)

Danses populaires roumaines Sz 56

Graf Mourja, violin

Natalia Gous, piano

Le Violon vagabond

Harmonia Mundi

Manual Ponce
(1882-1948)

Estrellita—Sérénade maxicaine (Transcription by Heifetz)

Igor Frolov
(b. 1937)

Pičce in style de blues