Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, December 24, 2010

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Hebrew cantillation

Isaiah’s Prophecy

The Boston Camerata; Joel Cohen, director

A Medieval Christmas

Elektra Nonesuch

Spanish, 10th c.

The Sybil’s Prophecy, Iudicii signum

The Moosburg Gradual of 1360

 

Nove lucis hodie (De Beata Virgine)

Mater summi Domini

Capella antiqua Munchen, Konrad Ruhland, director

Das Moosburger Graduale, 1360

Seon

Anonymous

Song: Sainte Nicholaes

Reading: A Worschipfull Man Hadde Thre Doughtres Virgines

Fulget Nicolaus

Anonymous 4: Ruth Cunningham, Marsha Genensky, Susan Hellauer, Johanna Maria Rose

Legends of St. Nicholas

Harmonia Mundi

7:15

M. Praetorius

Es ist einRosentsprungen

The Tallis Scholars; Peter Phillips, director

Christmas Carols and Motets

Gimell

M. Praetorius

Es ist einRosentsprungen

The Baltimore Consort

Chris Norman, Renaissance flute; Webb Wiggins, organ; Custer LaRue, soprano; Ronn McFarlane, lute; Mark Cudek & Mary Anne Ballard, viols

Bright Day Star

Dorian

Johann Michael Bach
(1648—1694)

In dulci jubilo

Tune: Scottish

Text: William Dunbar, 16th c.

Rorate coeli desuper

7:30

Jakub Jan Ryba
(1765—1815)

Missa Pastoralis:

§         Kyrie

§         Gloria

§         Graduale

§         Credo

§         Offertorium

§         Sanctus

§         Benedictus

§         Agnus Dei

§         Dona nobis

Choir & Orchestra of the Czech Madrigalists, Frantisek Xaver Thuri, director

Czech Christmas Mass

Naxos

William Lawes
(1602—1645)

In nomine, from Suite Nr. 3 in B

Leonhardt-Consort, Gustav Leonhardt, conductor

Celestial Christmas

Teldec

Philipp Friedrich Böddecker
(1607—1683)

Natus est Jesus

René Jacobs, countertenor

Gottfried Bach, organ

Baroque Yuletide

BMG Classics

Francisco Guerrero
(1528—1599)

A un niño llorando

Coro Hispano de San Francisco & Conjunto Nuevo Mundo; Juan Pedro Gaffney, director

Vamos al Portal

Pro musica

8:00

Giuseppe Torelli
(1658—1709)

Christmas Concerto in G minor, Op. 8, No. 6

§         Grave, vivace

§         Largo

§         Vivace

Cis Collegium Mozarteum Salzburg

Jurgen Geise, artistic director

Christmas Concertos

Arte Nova Classics

Antonio Vivaldi
(1678—1741)

Allegro ma non tanto, from Concerto Op. 10 No. 5, in F major

Traditional

New Year’s Eve

Deby Benton Grosjean, fiddle; Barry Phillips, cello; Linda Burman-Hall, harpsichord

Colonial Christmas

Gourd Music

Traditional Swedish

Höken

Olov Johansson, nyckelharpa; Barry Phillips, cello & zither

Traditional

Cold and Raw

Lars Johannesson, flute; Deby Benton Grosjean, fiddle; Barry Phillips, cello & cittern; Linda Burman-Hall, harpsichord

Traditional

The Morning Trumpet: O when shall I see Jesus

Anonymous 4

American Angels

Harmonia Mundi

8:30

Jean Ritchie

 

“The Christmas Tree” from Jean Richie’s book

 

Jean Ritchie, speaker

John Langstaff, Dir.

 

Wassail! Wassail!
Early American Christmas Music

 

The Christmas Revels

Revels Records

 

Jacqueline Schwab

Go Tell It on the Mountain

Jacqueline Schwab, piano

Down Came an Angel

Dorian

Jean Ritchie

Wondrous Love

Jean Ritchie, speaker

John Langstaff, Dir.

Wassail! Wassail!
Early American Christmas Music

Revels Records

 

Arr. Joseph Jennings

O come, O come, Emmanuel

Chanticleer, Joseph Jennings, conductor

Our Heart’s Joy

Chanticleer Records

Arr. Mark Keller

I wonder as I wander

Gustav Holst

This have I done for my true love

BBC Singers, Simon Joy, conductor

BBC Singers: 70 Years

BBC Music

Morten Lauridsen

O magnum mysterium

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor

A Christmas Present from Polyphony

Hyperion

9:00

Traditional

Carol of the Birds

Kathleen Battle, soprano

Christopher Parkening

Angels Glory

Sony Classical

Traditional

Drummer Boy

John Stover & Jeff Wells, Duo Guitar

A Virtuoso Christmas

A Legend Road Production

Traditional

I Saw Three Ships

What Child is This?

Susanni

Robert Shaw Chamber Singers

Songs of Angels

Telarc

Arr. Yolanda Kondonassis

Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella

O Little Town of Bethlehem

Yolanda Kondonassis, harp

Dream Season

Telarc

Arr. John Rutter

Silent Night

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor

A Christmas Present from Polyphony

Hyperion

Arr. Joseph Jennings

Medley of Christmas Spirituals:

Rise up shepherd and follow
Behold that Star
Sweet little Jesus boy
Poor little Jesus
What month was Jesus born in?
Children, go where I send thee
Go tell it on the mountain

Chanticleer, Joseph Jennings, conductor

Our Heart’s Joy

Chanticleer Records

 

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