Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, April 22, 2010

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Frederick Delius

To be sung of a summer night on the water I & II

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, director

There is Sweet Music: English Choral Songs, 1890—1950

Collegium

Edward Elgar

There is Sweet Music

7:15

Aaron Copland
(1900—1990)

Down a Country Lane

Nina Tichman, piano

Aaron Copland Works for Piano, Vol. II

Wergo

Night Thoughts

John Tavener
(b. 1944)

Butterfly Dreams

       I.      Butterfly Dreams based on Chuang Tse

     II.      Haiku by Kokku

    III.      Haiku by Buson

   IV.      Haiku by Issa

     V.      Haiku, anon

   VI.      The Butterfly by Pavel Friedmann

  VII.      Butterfly Song from Acoman Indian

VIII.      Butterfly Dreams based on Chuang Tse

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor

Tavener: Schuon Hymnen, etc.

Hyperion

7:40

Richard Brooks

Landscape... with Grace

Kent Philharmonia Orchestra: Lynn Asper, conductor

“...and the eagle flies...” New American Orchestral Music

Capstone Records

Benjamin Britten
(1913—1976)

Five Flower Songs, Op. 47

       I.      To daffodils
Text by Robert Herrick

     II.      The succession of the four sweet months
Text by Robert Herrick

    III.      Marsh flowers
Text by George Crabbe

   IV.      The evening primrose
Text by John Clare

     V.      Ballad of green broom
Anonymous text

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, director

There is Sweet Music: English Choral Songs, 1890—1950

Collegium

8:00

Gustav Mahler
(1860—1911)

Das Lied von der Erde

Texts from Hans Bethge’s The Chinese Flute

       I.      Das Trinklied vom Jammer der Erde
The Drinking Song of Earth’s Sorrow

     II.      Der Einsame im Herbst
Autumn Loneliness

    III.      Von der Jugend
Youth

   IV.      Von der Schönheit
Beauty

     V.      Der Trunkene im Frühling
Wine in Spring

   VI.      Der Abschied
The Farewell

         Waltraud Meier, mezzo-soprano

         Ben Heppner, tenor

         Lorin Maazel, conductor

         Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde

BMG Classics

9:10

Claude Debussy
(1875—1918)

Petite Suite

       I.      En bateau
In a Boat

     II.      Cortège
Procession

    III.      Menuet

   IV.      Ballet

Pascal & Ami Rogé

Wedding Cake: Music for Piano Duo

Onyx

Pepe Raphael, Thomas M. Lauderdale, and Frederic Chopin

La Soledad

Pink Martini, Pepe Raphael, vocals

Sympathique

Heinz Records

 

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