Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, April 8, 2010

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Henry Vieuxtemps
(1820—1881)

La Nuit

Roberto Diaz, viola

Robert Koenig, piano

Vieutemps: Music for Viola & Piano

Naxos

Ralph Vaughan Williams
(1872—1958)

Dona Nobis Pacem

               I.      Agnus Dei

              II.      Beat! Beat! Drums!

Text by Walt Whitman

            III.      Reconciliation

Text by Walt Whitman

            IV.      Dirge for Two Veterans

Text by Walt Whitman

             V.      The Angel of Death/Dona Nobis Pacem

Text by John Bright, Biblical

          Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best, cond.

          Judith Howarth, soprano

          John Mark Ainsley, tenor

          Thomas Allen, baritone

          Matthew Souter, viola

Vaughan Williams: Dona nobis pacem, Toward the Unknown Region,&c.

Hyperion

7:40

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
(1809—1847)

Songs Without Words: Op. 19.4, Moderato, A major

Olga Tverskaya, pianoforte

Mendelssohn: Lieder Ohne Worte

Opus 111

Francesco Molino
(1775—1847)

Second Nocturne Op. 44:

          Introduzione (Largo)

          Rondo (Allegretto)

Pamela Swenson Trent, fortepiano

Robert Trent, 19th C. guitar

Italian Nocturnes: Early Romantic Music for Guitar & Fortepiano

Dorian

8:00

Fryderyk Chopin
(1810—1849)

Nocturne in C-Sharp Minor, Op. Post.

Nadia Reisenberg, piano

Nadia Reisenberg: Carnegie Hall Recital, 1947

Bridge Records

Claude Debussy
(1862—1918)

          Aquarelles I Green

          Aquarelles II Spleen

Texts by Paul Verlaine

Benita Valente, soprano

Lydia Artymiw, piano

Benita Valente, Soprano: Great Singers of the 20th Century, Vol. 1

Bridge Records

John Field
(1782—1837)

Nocturne No. 17: Lento

John O’Conor, piano

John Field: Sonatas and Nocturnes

Telarc

8:30

Johannes Brahms
(1833—1897)

Missa Canonica (1856)

               I.      Kyrie

              II.      Sanctus

            III.      Benedictus

            IV.      Agnus Dei

Saint Clement’s Choir, Philadelphia

Peter Richard Conte, director

The Romantic Mass

Dorian

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Romance sans paroles in D major, Op. 109 for cello & piano

Roel Dieltiens, cello

Frank Braley, piano

Mendelssohn: Octuor, Op. 20: Ensemble Explorations

Harmonia Mundi

Johannes Brahms

          Bei dir sind meine Gedanken

          Wie Melodien zieht es mir

Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano

Riger Vignoles, piano

Brahms: Lieder

Harmonia Mundi

8:45

Antonín Leopold Dvořák
(1841—1904)

Quartet No. 12, Op. 96, “American” in F major

               I.      Allegro ma non troppo

              II.      Lento

            III.      Molto vivace

            IV.      Finale: Vivace ma non troppo

Cleveland Quartet:

          William Preucil, violin

          Peter Salaff, violin

          James Dunham, viola

          Paul Katz, cello

Dvořák: Quartet No. 12, Quartet No. 14

Telarc

9:15

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
(1840—1893)

          I Bless you, forests

          It was in the early spring

Sergei Leiferkus, baritone

Semion Skigin, piano

Tchaikovsky: The Complete Songs, Vol. 1

Conifer Classics

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Merciless Beauty

Texts by Geoffrey Chaucer

          Your eyën two

          So hath your beauty

          Since I from love

John Mark Ainsley, tenor

The Nash Ensemble

Vaughan Williams: Along the Field, On Wenlock Edge, &c.

Hyperion

 

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