Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, December 4, 2008

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

 

7:00

English Traditional
John Rutter, arr.

Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

The Cambridge Singers

Farnham Youth Choir

John Rutter, dir.

A Christmas Festival

Collegium

John Tavener
(b. 1944)

The Protecting Veil:

     I.      The Protecting Veil

   II.      Annunciation

  III.      The Incarnation

 IV.      Lament of the Mother of God at the Cross

   V.      Christ is Risen

 VI.      The Dormition of the Mother of God

VII.      The Protecting Veil

Yo-Yo Ma, Cello

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

David Zinman, Music Director

John Tavener: The Protecting Veil

Sony Classical

7:30

Benjamin Britten
(1913—1976)

Missa Brevis:

     I.      Kyrie eleison

   II.      Gloria in excelsis Deo

  III.      Sanctus... Benedictus

 IV.      Agnus Dei

The Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge, George Guest, cond.

Britten: A Ceremony of Carols, &c.

London

8:00

 

Settings of Ave Maria:

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips, dir.

Christmas Carols and Motets

Gimell

Josquin des Prés
(c. 1440—1521)

          for four voices

 

Philippe Verdelot
(fl.1520—1550)

          Beata es virgo / Ave Maria for seven voices

 

Tomás Luis de Victoria
(1548—1611)

          for four voices

 

          for double choir

 

16th c., Anonymous

Three Spanish Villancicos:

          Dadme Albricias, Hijos d’Eva

          Ríu, Ríu, Chíu; E la Don, Don, Verges Maria

          Courante

The Waverly Consort, Michael Jaffee, Dir.

A Renaissance Christmas Celebration

CBS Records Masterworks

8:30

Roque Ceruti
(c. 1680—1760)

¿Quién será este arroyo puro?

Coro Hispano de San Frrancisco & Conjunto Nuevo Mundo

Juan Pedro Gaffney R., dir.

Vamos al Portal: Music of the Iberian and Iberoamerican Baroque

Pro Musica

Antonio Duran de la Motta
(fl early 18th c.)

Dios y Josef apuestan

Trad. French

Arr. David Willcocks

Quelle est cette odeur agréable?

The Choir and Orchestra of Clare College, Cambridge; John Rutter, dir.

The Holly and the Ivy

London

9:00

Virgil Thompson
(1896—1989)

O My Deir Hert

The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, Cond.

A Season’s Promise

New World Records

 

Morten Lauridsen
(b. 1943)

O Magnum Mysterium

 

Arvo Pärt
(b.1935)

          O Morgenstern

          Magnificat

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, Cond.

A Christmas Present from Polyphony

Hyperion

 

Scott Robinson, arr.

Great is the Miracle:

          Ma’oz Tsur and S’vivon

          Al Hanisim

          Mi Ze Hidik

          Ozi and Oy Chanukah

Eaken Piano Trio:

John Eaken, violin; Nancy Baun, Cello; Gloria Whitney, piano

I’ll be Home for the Holidays

Naxos

 

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