Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, March 15, 2012

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

C.V. Stanford
(1852 – 1924)

The blue bird (Op. 119, No. 3)

Words by Mary Coleridge

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, director

There is Sweet Music: English choral songs, 1890 – 1950
(1986)

Collegium Records

Cyrillus Kreek
(1889 – 1962)

Three Folksongs

  • Sirisege, sirbikesed! (1919) / Sing, sing, sickles
  • Maga, maga Matsikene (1922) / Sleep, little Matsik
  • Mis sa sirised, sirtsukene? (1958) / Why are you chirping, little bird?

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier, conductor

Baltic Runes
(2010)

Harmonia Mundi

7:15

Veljo Tormis
(b. 1930)

Piispa ja pakana / The Bishop and the Pagan

7:25

Ralph Vaughan Williams
(1872 – 1958)

Dona Nobis Pacem (1936)

               I.      Agnus Dei

             II.      Beat! Beat! Drums!

            III.      Reconciliation

          IV.      Dirge for Two Veterans

            V.      The Angel of Death

Judith Howarth, soprano

John Mark Ainsley, tenor

Thomas Allen, baritone

Corydon Singers

Corydon Orchestra

Matthew Best, conductor

Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region, &c.
(1993)

Hyperion

8:05

Suite de Ballet (1913)

  • Improvisation: Andante
  • Humoresque: Presto
  • Gavotte: Quasi lento
  • Passepied: Allegro vivacissimo

Philippa Davies, flute

Ian Brown, piano

The Early Chamber Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams
(2002)

Hyperion

8:15

Morten Lauridsen
(b. 1953)

Ave, dulcissima Maria

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor

Dreamland
(2009)

Hyperion

8:20

Lennox Berkeley
(1903 – 1989)

  • Night covers up the rigid land, Op. 14 No. 2
  • Lay your sleeping head, my love, Op. 14 No. 2b

Philip Langridge, tenor

Steuart Bedford, piano

Britten / Berkeley: Auden Songs
(1998)

Naxos

Eric Whitacre
(b. 1970)

Sleep

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor

Dreamland

Hyperion

8:35

Clara Schumann
(1819 – 1896)

Trois romances, Op. 11

  • Andante
  • Andante
  • Moderato

Yoshiko Iwai, piano

Clara Schumann: Piano Music
(1996)

Naxos

Franz Schubert
(1797 – 1828)

  • Romanze aus Rosamunde (D. 797)
  • Nachtstück (D. 672)

Werner Güra, tenor

Christoph Berner, fortepiano

Lieder pour les âges de la vie / for the stages of life
(2012)

Harmonia Mundi

9:00

Traditional Catalan

El Mariner

Arianna Savall, soprano & harp

Invocation a la nuit: Musica Notturna

Alia Vox

Modest Mussorgsky
(1839 – 1881)

La chamber des enfants, 1870

Montserrat Figueras, mezzo, Paul Badura Skoda, piano

Arvo Pärt

Kuus, kuus kalike

M. Figuras, A. Savall, sopranos

Jordi Savall, viol da gamba

James DeMars

Spirit Horses: Concerto for Native American Flute and Chamber Orchestra

R. Carlos Nakai, Native American flute

Takayori Atsumi, cello

Mark Sunkett, African percussion, tom-tom, bongos

Eugene Lombardi, violin (concertmaster)

Robert Kaplan, synthesizer

James DeMars, conductor

The Music of James DeMars
(1987)

Canyon Records & Indian Arts

Shaman’s Call

 

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