Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, March 26, 2009

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

William Billings
(1746—1800)

I am the Rose of Sharon

His Majestie’s Clerkes, Paul Hillier, conductor

Early American Choral Music, Volume 1

Classical Express

Stephen Jenks
(1772—1856)

Decay (“My days are as the grass”)

Early American Choral Music, Volume 2

Elisha West
(1756—c.1809)

Evening Hymn (“The day is past and gone”)

William Billings

Is Any Afflicted

Early American Choral Music, Volume 1

Emmaus

Africa

William Byrd

Christus Resergens

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, conductor

Ave Verum Corpus: Motets and Anthems

Collegium

Arvo Pärt

Da pacem Domine

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

Tallinn Chamber Orchestra

Tõnu Kaljuste, conductor

In Principio

ECM

7:30

Alexander Scriabin
(1872—1915)

Etude in C# minor, Op. 2, No. 1

Garrick Ohlsson, piano

Scriabin: The Complete Etudes

Bridge

John Field
(1782—1837)

Nocturne No. 17: Lento

John O’Conor, piano

John Field: Sonatas and Nocturnes

Telarc

Franz Schubert
(1797—1828)

Die schöne Müllerin, Op. 25:
Song cycle to poems by Wilhelm Müller

  1. Das Wandern (Wandering)
  2. Wohin? (Where to?)
  3. Halt! (Stop!)
  4. Danksagung an den Bach (Thanks to the Brook)
  5. Am Feierabend (On Resting at Evening)
  6. Der Nergierige (Curiosity)
  7. Ungeduld (Impatience)
  8. Morgengruß (Morning Greeting)
  9. Des Müllers Blumen (The Miller’s Flowers)

Sanford Sylvan, baritone

David Breitman, piano

Die schöne Müllerin

Elektra Nonesuch

8:00

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(1756—1791)

Duo No. 2 in B flat Major, K. 424

  1. Adagio; Allegro
  2. Andante cantabile
  3. Thema con variazioni: Andante grazioso

Itzhak Perlman, violin

Pinchas Zukerman, viola

Duo Sonatas for Violin & Viola

Musical Heritage Society

8:30

Quintet in A for Clarinet & Strings, K. 581

  1. Allegro
  2. Larghetto
  3. Menuetto
  4. Allegretto con Variazioni

Benny Goodman, clarinet

Boston Symphony String Quartet

Recorded July 9 & 12, 1956

Benny Goodman: Mozart at Tanglewood

BMG

9:00

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 23 in A Major, K 488

  1. Prelude (a cappella vocal & piano improvisation)
    Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro assai

Bobby McFerrin, conductor & vocalist

Chick Corea, piano

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

The Mozart Sessions

Sony

 

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