Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, November 6, 2008

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

G. F. Handel
(1685–1759)

La Paix: Largo alla Siciliana

Hespèrion XXI,  Le Concert des Nations

Jordi Savall, dir.

Invocation à la Nuit

Alia Vox

Johann Christoph Bach
(1642–1703)

          Motette: Herr nun lässest du deinen Diener in Frieden fabren

          Kantate: Herr, wende dich und sei mir gnädig

          Motette: Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirbt

Cantus Cölln

Concerto Palatino

 Konrad Junghänel, cond.

Altbachisches Archiv:

(“Archives of the Elder Bachs”)

Harmonia Mundi

Joseph Haydn
(1732 –1809)

Sonata VI. Lento

Hespèrion XXI,  Le Concert des Nations

Jordi Savall, dir.

Invocation à la Nuit

Alia Vox

7:30

G. F. Handel

Trio Sonata in B minor (for flute, violin, basso continuo):

               I.      Andante

              II.      Allegro ma non troppo

            III.      Largo

            IV.      Allegro

Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone, dir.

Il Duello Amoroso

Harmonia Mundi

Giuseppe Tartini
(1692–1770)

Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in G Minor, “Devil’s Trill Sonata”

Joshua Bell, violin

John Constable, harpsichord

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, &c.

Sony Classical

8:00

Ludwig Van Beethoven
(1770–1827)

Six Bagatelles, Op. 126:

               I.      G Major: Andante con moto

              II.      G minor: Allegro

            III.      E-flat Major: Andante

            IV.      B minor: Presto

             V.      G Major: Quasi allegretto

            VI.      E-flat Major: Presto/Andante amabile e con moto/Tempo I

John O’Conor, piano

Beethoven: Bagatelles

Telarc

Fantasy for Piano, Choir, and Orchestra, Op. 80

Choir of the German State, Ernst Stoy, choir master

Berlin Philharmo

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Daniel Barenboim, piano & cond.

Beethoven: Triple Concerto/Choral Fantasy

EMI Classics

8:30

Sonata in D Major, Op. 102:

               I.      Allegro con brio

              II.      Adagio con molto sentimento d/affetto

            III.      Allegro fugato

Pieter Wispelwey, cello

Dejan Laslić, piano

Beethoven: Complete Sonatas & Variations

Channel Classics

9:00

John Tavener
(b. 1944)

Butterfly Dreams (2003):

               I.      Butterfly Dreams based on Chuang Tse

              II.      Haiku by Kokku

            III.      Haiku by Buson

            IV.      Haidu by Issa

             V.      Haiku, anon.

            VI.      The Butterfly by Pavel Friedmann

          VII.      Butterfly Song from Acoman Indian

         VIII.      Butterfly Dreams based on Chuang Tse

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, cond.

John Tavener: Schuon Hymnen, The Second Coming, and other choral works

Hyperion

Ned Rorem
(b.1923)

From The Nantucket Songs (1979)

          The Dance
William Carlos Williams

          Nantucket
William Carlos Williams

          Go, Lovely Rose
Edmund Waller

          The Dancer
Edmund Waller

Phyllis Bryn-Julson, soprano

Ned Rorem, piano

Gay American Composers

CRI

F. Savall

Les Voix Humaines (improvisation)

Hespèrion XXI,  Le Concert des Nations

Jordi Savall, dir.

Invocation à la Nuit

Alia Vox