Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, October 28, 2010

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Camille Saint-Saëns
(1835 –1921)

Danse Macabre

Orchestre National de L’O.R.T.F, Jean Martinon, conductor

Saint-Saens/Poulenc

Erato

Frédéric Chopin
(1810 – 1849)

Sonata No. 2 in B-Flat Minor, Op. 35 “Funeral March”

          Grave, Doppio movimento

          Scherzo

          Marche funčbre

          Presto

Artur Rubenstein, piano

The Chopin Collection: The Sonatas

RCA Red Seal

7:30

Sergei Rachmaninov
(1873 – 1943)

Night

Iris Oja, mezzo-soprano

Roger Vignoles, piano

Rachmaninov/Shostakovich Songs

Harmonia Mundi

Franz Schubert
(1797 – 1828)

Der Erkönig, D. 328

Ian Bostridge, tenor

Julius Drake, piano

Schubert Lieder

EMI Classics

W. A. Mozart

(1756 – 1791)

Requiem:

Dies Irae

London Symphony Orchestra

Sir Colin Davis, conductor

London Symphony Chorus

Mozart: Requiem

LSO

J. S. Bach

(1685 – 1750)

Toccata & Fugue in d-minor, BWV 565)

Ton Koopman, organ

Johann Sebastian Bach: Organ Works

Hänssler Classics

Gregorian Chant

Dies Irae

The Gregorian Choir of Grimbergen Abbey, Gereon van Boesschoten, director

Verrijzenis: Gregoriaans Abdijkoor Grimbergen

Euforta

8:00

Hildegard von Bingen
(1098—1179)

Ordo virtutum:

Scene Two: Ego Humilitas

Sequentia

Carmen-Renate Köper, Hildegard

William Mockridge, Devil

Ordo Virtutum

Deutsche Harmonia Mundi

Henry Purcell
(1658—1695)

Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary

          March

          “Man that is born”

          Canzona

          “In the midst of life”

          Canzona

          “Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our Hearts”

          March

The Monteverdi Choir & Orchestra

John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

Music for Queen Mary

Erato

8:30

Einojuhani Rautavaara
(b. 9 October 1928)

Lorca Suite

          Canción de jinete

          El Grito

          La Luna Asoma

          Malagueńa

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier, conductor

Baltic Voices 1

Production USA

Béla Bartók
(1881—1945)

Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Adagio

Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert Von Karajan, conductor

Bartok: Concert for Orchestra

Deutsche Grammophon

Modest Mussorgsky
(1839—1881)

St. John’s Night on the Bare Mountain

(Version for Bass-Baritone, Children’s Choir, Choir & Orchestra)

Berliner Philharmoniker

Anatoli Kotcherga, Bass-Baritone

Rundfunkchor Berlin

Dietrich Knote, Director

Sudtiroler Kinderchor

Mussorgsky: St. John’s Night on the Bare Mountain, &c.

Sony Classical

9:00

Carl Orff
(1895—1982)

Carmina burana:

Fortuna imperatrix mundi

          O Fortuna

          Fortune plango vulnera

In taberna

          Estuans interius

          Olim lacus colueram

          Ego sum abbas Cucaniensis

          In taberna quando sumus

Fortuna imperatrix mundi

          O Fortuna

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Leonard Slatkin, conductor

Sylvia McNair, soprano

John Aler, tenor

Hĺkan Hagegĺrd, baritone

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana

RCA Victor

Morten Lauridsen
(b. 1943)

          Intercession in Late October

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor

Nocturnes

Hyperion

 

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