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Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, December 18, 2008

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Jeffrey Reid Baker

Music in the style of Erik Satie:

The First Noel Gymnopedie for Solo Piano

Jeffrey Reid Baker

A Composer’s Christmas

JRB

Traditional

The Shining Shore

Saint’s Delight

Anonymous 4

Gloryland

Harmonia Mundi

Traditional, Shetland Islands

Christmas Day in da Mornin’

The Baltimore Consort

Bright Day Star: Music for the Yuletide Season

Dorian Records

Cornwall 1913 & Kentucky

The Cherry Tree Carol

Traditional Hebrides

Christ Child Lullaby

Barry Phillips, cello

Sarah-Jane Summers, fiddle

Jesse Autumn, double-harp

Neal Hellman: mountain dulcimer

Colonial Christmas

Gourd Music

Jean Ritchie

“The Christmas Tree”, from Jean Richie’s autobiographical book Singing Family of the Cumberlands

The Christmas Revels

 Jean Ritchie, speaker

John Langstaff, Dir.

Wassail! Wassail!
Early American Christmas Music

Revels Records

Traditional Camp Revival Song

Hark! I hear the harps eternal

Anonymous 4

American Angels

 

7:30

Jean Ritchie

“Mountain Christmas Carolling” from Jean Richie’s book

The Christmas Revels

Jean Ritchie, speaker

John Langstaff, Dir.

Wassail! Wassail!
Early American Christmas Music

Revels Records

Traditional

Wondrous Love

Traditional/Playford

Drive the Cold Winter Away

Lars Johannesson, flute

Deby Benton Grosjean, Fiddle

Jesse Autumn, double harp

Neal Hellman, mountain dulcimer

Barry Phillips, cello

Colonial Christmas

Gourd Music

Stephen Paulus
(b. 1949)

Three Nativity Carols:

               I.      The Holly and the Ivy

              II.      This Endris Night

            III.      Wonder Tiding

The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, cond.

A Season’s Promise

New World Records

Traditional

Vassourinhas

Sergio and Odair Assad, guitars

Yo-Yo Ma, Cello

Songs of Joy and Peace

Sony Classical

Catalan Traditional

John Rutter, arr.

El Noi de la Mare (The Son of the Virgin)

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, dir.

Clara Sanabras, soprano

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

A Christmas Festival

Collegium

8:00

John Rutter, arr.

Shepherd’s Pipe Carol

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, cond.

City of London Sinfonia

A Christmas Present

Hyperion

Traditional Folk Carol, 16th  c.

O Sleep My Pretty Baby

Yolanda Kondonassis, harp

Dream Season

Telarc

American Folk Carol

I Wonder as I wander

Franz Gruber

Silent Night

Spanish, 10th c.

Isaiah’s Prophecy: The Sybil’s Prophecy,

The Boston Camerata, Joel Cohen, dir.

A Medieval Christmas

Elektra Nonesuch

Franco-Provencal, 12th c.

Conductus, Adest sponsus

Franco-Provencal, 12th c.

Gabriel’s Prophecy: Oiet virgines

French, 13th c.

Clausula, Domino

plainchant

Hymn: Conditor alme siderum

8:30

Medieval Chant & Polyphony

         Sainte nicholaes

         A worschipfull man hadde thre doughtres virgines

         Fulget nicolaus

Anonymous 4

Legends of St. Nicholas

Harmonia Mundi

Heinrich Schütz
(1585—1672)

Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, SWV 426

Rosemarie Hofmann, soprano

Rene Jacobs, countertenor

Basel Madrigalists

Orchestra of the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Fritz Näf, Cond.

Baroque Yuletide

BMG

Pietro Antonio Locatelli
(1695—1764)

Concerto Grosso in F min.

Cis Collegium Mozarteum Salzburg, Jurgen Geise, dir.

Christmas Concertos

Arte Nova

9:00

Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685—1750)

Chorales:

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

Gloria sei dir gesungen

Tolzer Knabenchor

Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden

Concentus musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, dir.

Celestial Christmas

Teldec

Catalan Christmas Folk Song (arr. DiSavino)

Song of the Birds

Solid Brass

Christmas with Solid Brass

Dorian

Traditional Provencal, arr. Jeff Scott

Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella

Jingle Bells

Imani Winds:

Valerie Coleman, flute

Toyin Spellman-Diaz, oboe, English horn

Mariam Adam, clarinet

Jeff Scott, French horn

Monica Ellis, bassoon

This Christmas

Koch

Traditional
(arr Della Peruti)

Three German Carols: In dulci jubilo, Silent Night, Hark the Herald Angels Sing

Solid Brass

Christmas Gift: A Dorian Holiday Celebration

Dorian

 

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