Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, October 9, 2008

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Ernest Bloch
(1880—1959)

Baal Shem (1923)

I.      First Movement:
Vidui (Contrition)

II.      Second Movement:
Nigun (Improvisation)

III.      Third Movement:
Sinchan Torah (Rejoicing)

Leonard Friedman, violin

Allan Schiller, piano

Bloch: Baal Shem, Sonata

ASV Digital

John Rutter

Fancies:

      I.      Tell me where is fancy bred

    II.      There is a garden in her face

   III.      The urchins’ dance

 IV.      Riddle song

   V.      Midnight bell

 VI.      The bellman’s song

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat (from Five Childhood Lyrics)

Cambridge Singers, The City of London Sinfonia, John Rutter, cond.

Simon Davies, bariton

Fancies

Collegium

7:30

Aaron Copland
(1900—1990)

Sonata for Violin and Piano

      I.      Andante semplice

    II.      Lento

   III.      Allegretto giusto

Isaac Stern, violin

Aaron Copland, piano

Isaac Stern: A Life in Music

Sony Classical

8:00

Johannes Brahms
(1833—1897)

         Mädchenlied, Op. 107

         Der Jäger

         Der Schmied

         Der Gang zum Liebchen

         Sonntag

         Mädchenlied

         Wiegenlied

Bernada Fink, mezzo-soparano

Roger Vignoles, piano

Lieder

Harmonia Mundi

Johannes Brahms

Two Motets for Four/six-part chorus, Op. 74

         Warum ist das Licht gegeben

         O Heiland reiß die Himmel auf

Corydon Singers, Matthew Best, cond.

Brahms Motets

Hyperion

8:30

Carlo Gesualdo, arr. Igor Stravinsky

Da Pacem Domine

Assumpta est Maria

Illumina nos

New London Chamber Choir and Ensemble, James wood, dir.

The Voronezh Chamber Choir, Oleg Shepel, dir.

Stravinsky: Les Noces and other choral music

Hyperion

Richard Mico
(c.1590—1661)

Fantasia No. 13

Andreas Scholl, contertenor

Julian Behr, lute

Crystal Tears: John Dowland and his Contemporaries

Harmonia Mundi

John Dowland
(1563—1626)

Come, heavy sleep

9:00

Benjamin Britten
(1913—1976)

Nocturnal after John Dowland, Op. 70:

Julian Bream, guitar

Nocturnal

EMI Classics

 I.      Musingly

II.      Agitated

III.      Restless

IV.      Uneasy

V.      March-like

VI.      Dreaming

VII.      Gently rocking

VIII.      Passacaglia

IX.      Slow and quiet

Dino Saluzzi

Salon de tango

Andreas Reiner, violin

Simon Fordham, violin

Helmut Nicolai, viola

Anja Lechner, cello

Dino Saluzzi, bandoneon

Rosamunde Quartett

EMI Classics