Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, December 22, 2011

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Jeffrey Reid Baker

O Come Emmanuel Gymnopedie (Satie)

Away in a Manger Waltz (Brahms)

Jeffrey Reid Baker

A Composer’s Christmas

JRB Master Series

Gregorian Chant

Responsorium: O magnum mysterium

Choralschola der Viener Hofburgkapelle, P. Hubert Dopf S. J., director

Gregorian Chant

Phillips

Irina Mikhailova & Ira Stein

Winter Light

Irina Mikhailova, vocals

Ira Stein, piano

Peter Maund, frame drum

Festival of Light

Six Degrees Records

Michael Praetorius
(1572 – 1621)

-        Es ist ein Ros entsprungen III – Choral

-        Es ist ein Ros entspriungen IV – Choral tutti

-        A solis ortus – Choral a cappella

-        A solis ortus – Instrumental

Instrumenta Musica

In Dulci Jubilo: Eine sächsische Weihnacht der Spätrenaissance

Querstand

Johann Walter
(1596 – 1570)

Joseph lieber Joseph mein

J. S. Bach

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips, director

Christmas Carols and Motets

Gimell

7:30

Traditional  (The Coventry Carol)

Lully, lulla thou little tiny child

Gregorian Chant

Alma Redemptoris Mater

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, director

Ave Gracia Plena: Music in honour of the Virgin Mary

Collegium

Francisco Guerrero
(1528 – 1599)

Ave Virgo sanctissima

15th-century English Carol

There is no rose of such virtue

T. L. de Victoria
(1548 – 1611)

Ave Maria

7:50

Frédéric Chopin
(1810 – 1849)

Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20

Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano

4 Ballades, 4 Scherzi

Decca

8:00

Per Nørgård
(b. 1932)

Winter Hymn (1976 – 84)

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir

Baltic Voices 2

Harmonia Mundi

Frédéric Chopin

Mazurka, A minor, Op. 7

Mazurka, A minor, Op. 17

Frederic Chiu, piano

Chopin: Complete Mazurkas

Harmonia Mundi

8:20

Morten Lauridsen
(b. 1943)

Mid-Winter Songs (text by Robert Graves, 1895 – 1985)

-        Lament for Pasiphaë

-        Like Snow

-        She tells her love while half asleep

-        Mid-Winter Waking

-        Intercession in Late October

Polyphony, with the Britten Sinfonia

Stephen Layton, conductor

Morten Lauridsen: Nocturnes

Hyperion

8:45

Claude Debussy
(1862 – 1918)

Des pas sur la neige/ Footprints in the Snow

Paul Jacobs, piano

Claude Debussy: Preludes for Piano

Elektra Nonesuch

Arvo Pärt
(b. 1935)

Magnificat

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor

Dreamland

Hyperion

9:00

Spanish Traditional Carol

A la Nanita Nana

The Santa Cruz Chorale, Christian Grube, conductor

Christmas with the Chorale

www.santacruzchorale.org

Sergio & Odair Assad

Improvisation on Dona Nobis Pacem

Sergio & Odair Assad, guitars

Yo-Yo Ma & Friends: Songs of Joy & Peace

Sony Classical

Sydney Carter, Arr. Larry L. Fleming

Lord of the Dance

The Santa Cruz Chorale, Christian Grube, conductor

Christmas with the Chorale

www.santacruzchorale.org

Franz Gruber, Arr. Hermann Ebenhoech

Stille Nacht

Traditional

A “Wassail” Suite:

-        The Old Yeare Now Away is Fled, or “Greensleeves”

-        Instrumental Variations on “Greensleeves”

-        The Leeds and Yorkshire Wassails: Here We Come A-Wassailing

The Waverly Consort, Michael Jaffee, director

A Waverly Consort Christmas: Christmas from East Anglia to Appalachia

Veritas

Traditional

Joy to the World / Ding Dong Merrily on High

Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella

Steve Schuch & The Night Heron Consort

A Celtic Celebration, Vol. 2

North Star Music

 

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