Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, January 1, 2009

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

 

7:00

Claude Debussy

Colloque sentimental

Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano

Malcom Martineau, piano

Un frisson francais: A Century of French Song

Onyx Classics

Gabriel Fauré

Vocalise-étude

Mark O’Connor

Double Violin Concerto:

               I.      Swing

              II.      Midnight on the Dance Room Floor

            III.      Dixieland

Mark O’Connor, violin

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin

Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop, cond.

Double Violin Concerto

OMAC Records

7:30

Roger Stratton

Like Ghosts of Eagles

Earlham College Concert Choir, Daniel Graves, cond.

Singing out of the Silence

Earlham College Press

Edvard Grieg
(1843—1907)

Lyric Pieces:

          Arietta, Op. 12/1

          Erotik, Op. 43/5

          Allegretto in E major

          Troldtog

Emmanuelle Bertrand, violoncello

Pascal Amoyel, piano

Grieg: Cello Sonata Op. 36, Bertrand/Amoyel

Harmonia mundi

8:00

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
(1809—1847)

Sechs Lieder im Freien zu singen
Six Songs to be Sung in the Open Air

               I.      Im Walde
In the Forest

              II.      Entflieh’ mit mir
Run Off with Me

            III.      Es fiel ein Reif
A Frost Came Down

            IV.      Auf ihrem Grab
On Their Grave

             V.      Mailied
May Song

            VI.      Auf dem See
On the Lake

RIAS Kammerchor, Hans-Christoph Rademann, cond.

Mendelssohn Choral Works

Harmonia mundi

Antonin Dvorak
(1841—1904)

Klid
Silent Woods

For Cello and Orchestra, Op. 68, No. 5

Arranged by Dvorak from his From the Bohemian Forest for piano four hands

Yo-Yo Ma, Cello

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa, cond.

Yo-Yo-Ma, The Dvorak Album

Sony Classical

Vladimir Godar
(b. 1956)

Ecce Puer (1997)

For female voice, two violins, viola, double-bass, harp, chitarrone, and harpsichord

Iva Bittova, voice

Milos Valent, violin, viola

Solamente Naturali, Marek Stryncl, cond.

Vladimir Godar: Mater

ECM New Series

8:30

Francis Poulenc
(1899—1963)

Sonate pour violoncelle et piano

               I.      Allegro, tempo di Marcia

              II.      Cavatine

            III.      Ballabile

            IV.      Finale

Jean-Guihen Queyras, cello

Alexandre Tharaud, piano

Debussy/Boulenc, Queyras/Tharaud

Harmonia Mundi

Toivo Tulev
(b. 1958)

          Jusquez au printemps (2005)

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

Tallinn Chamber Orchestra

Paul Hillier, dir.

Songs

Harmonia Mundi

9:00

Gary Kulesha
(b. 1954)

Bagatelles from “The Devil’s Dictionary”

               I.      Dictator

              II.      Idiot

            III.      Cynic

            IV.      Reality

The Aeolian Winds

The Devil’s Dictionary

CBC Records

Ralph Vaughan Williams
(1872—1958)

          The Vagabond

          Let Beauty Awake

          The Roadside Fire

          Yourth and Love

          In Dreams

          The Infinite Shining Heavens

Dietrich Henschel, baritone

Fritz Schwinghammer, piano

Invitation au voyage

Harmonia Mundi

Heitor Villa-Lobos
(1887—1959)

Choros No. 1 (Typico)

Norbert Kraft, Guitar

Villa-Lobos: Complete Music for Solo Guitar

Naxos

 

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