Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, May 20, 2010

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
(1809—1847)

Songs Without Words

          Op. 62-3, Andante maestoso, E minor

          Op. 19.2, Andante espressivo, A minor

          Op. 19.3, Molto allegro e vivace, A major

Olga Tverskaya, fortepiano

Mendelssohn: Lieder ohne Worte

Opus 111

Johannes Brahms
(1833—1897)

Three Motets for four/eight-part chorus, Op. 110

          Ich aber bin elend

          Ach, arme Welt, du Trügest mich

          Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein

Corydon Singers, Matthew Best, conductor

Brahms Motets

Hyperion

7:20

Robert Schumann
(1810—1856)

Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54

       I.      Allegro affettuoso

     II.      Intermezzo: Andantino grazioso

    III.      Allegro vivace

Evgeny Kissin, piano

London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis, conductor

Evgeny Kissin: Mozart Piano Concerto No. 24 K491, Schumann Piano Concerto

EMI Classics

Franz Schubert
(1797—1828)

Gesang der Geister über den Wassern / Song of the Spirits above the Water

Text by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

RIAS Kammerchor (men’s voices only), Marcus Creed, director

Scharoun Ensemble

Nachtgesang / Chants nocturnes

Harmonia Mundi

8:05

Robert Schumann

Liederkreis, Op. 39

Text by Joseph von Eichendorff

          In der Fremde / In a Foreign Land

          Intermezzo

          Waldesgespräch / Dialogue in the Woods

          Die Stille / Stillness

          Mondnacht / Moonlit Night

          Schöne Fremde / Lovely Foreign Land

          Auf einter Burg / At a Castle

          In der Fremde / In a Foreign Land

          Wehmut / Melancholy

          Zwielicht / Twilight

          Im Walde / In the Woods

          Frühlingsnacht / Spring Night

Bernarda Fink, mezzo-soprano

Anthony Spiri, Piano

Schuman: Lieder

Harmonia Mundi

8:30

Luigi Cherubini
(1760—1842)

Requiem in C Minor (1816)

         I.      Introit & Kyrie

        II.      Graduale

      III.      Dies irae

      IV.      Offertorium (Domine Jesu Christe)

       V.      Offertorium (Hostias)

      VI.      Sanctus

    VII.      Pie Jesu

   VIII.      Agnus Dei

Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra

Matthew Best, conductor

Cherubini: Requiem in C minor, &c.

Hyperion

9:20

Felix Mendelssohn

Ich wollt’ meine Lieb’ ergrösse sich / I want to declare my love to you

Text by Heinrich Heine

Sophie Daneman, soprano

Nathan Berg, tenor

Eugene Asti, piano

Mendelssohn Songs & Duets

Hyperion

Pagenlied / The Page-Boy’s Song

Text by Joseph von Eichendorff

Venetianisches Gondellied / Venetian Gondola Song

Text by Ferdinand Freilgrath

Das erste Vielchen / The First Violet

Text by Karl Egon Ebert

 

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