Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, August 2, 2012

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

William Byrd
(1543 – 1623)

Turn our captivity

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, director

Ave Verum Corpus
(1989)

Collegium

John Sheppard
(c. 1515 – 1558)

The Lord’s Prayer

Stile Antico

Media vita & other liturgical works
(2010)

Harmonia Mundi

Clement Woodcock
(fl. c. 1575)

Browning my dear

Hespérion XX, Jordi Savall, director

Elizabeth Consort Music: 1558 – 1603
(1998)

Alia Vox

Robert White
(c1535 – 1674)

In Nomine V á 5

Anonymous

Ronda

La represa

Gallyard

Henry Purcell
(1659 – 1695)

If music be the food of love

An Evening Hymn (Now, now that the sun hath veil’d his light)

Gérard Lesne, countertenor

Il seminario musicale

Henry Purcell: O Solitude & Songs
(2002)

Naïve

7:30

George Frideric Handel
(1685 – 1759)

Aria: Ombra cara di mia sposa

Bejun Mehta, countertenor

Freiburger Barockorchester, René Jacobs, director

George Frideric Handel: Ombra cara
(2010)

Harmonia Mundi

7:45

Stephen Reynolds
(b. 1947)

Two Poems in Homage to Delius

          Rustic Idyll

          Serenade and Dance of Spring

Stephen Hough, piano

Stephen Hough’s English Piano Album
(2002)

Hyperion

Ralph Vaughan Williams
(1872 – 1958)

Lord, Thou Has Been Our Refuge (Psalm 90)

Corydon Singers & Orchestra; Matthew Best, conductor

Thomas Allen, baritone

Vaughan Williams: Toward the Unknown Region, &c.
(1992)

Hyperion

8:00

William Walton
(1902 – 1983)

Where does the uttered music go?

Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge; Christopher Robinson, conductor

William Walton: The Twelve, Coronation Te Deum, Missa Brevis
(2001)

Naxos

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Romance

Paul Coletti, viola

Leslie Howard, piano

English Music for Viola
(1993)

Hyperion

Aaron Copland
(1900 – 1990)

Midsummer nocturne in A major (1978)

Michael Krücker, piano

Nocturnes
(1998)

Radio Netherlands

8:20

Traditional

Galbally Farmer

“A Calling-on Song”

Byker Hill

Chanticleer, Joseph Jennings, director

The Anniversary Album: 1978 – 1988
(1988)

Chanticleer Records

Edward Elgar
(1857 – 1934)

Part-Songs

          Go, song of mine, op. 57
text by Guido Cavalcanti, 1250 – 1301

          There is sweet music, op. 53, No. 1
text by Tennyson

          Love’s Tempest, Op. 73, No. 1
text adapted from the Russian of Maikov

RIAS-Kammerchor, Marcus Creed, director

Britten: Sacred and Profane
(2002)

Harmonia Mundi

In Smyrna

Stephen Hough, piano

Stephen Hough’s English Piano Album

Hyperion

8:45

Elliott Carter
(b. 1908)

A Fantasy about Purcell’s Fantasia upon One Note

The London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble, Christopher Larkin, conductor

From the Steeples and the Mountains
(1991)

Hyperion

Bernhard Krol
(b. 1920)

Sinfonia sacra, “Jesu meine Freude”, Op. 56

Alain Trudel, Trombone

Patrick Wedd, organ

The Art of the Trombone
(1996)

Naxos

9:00

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Along the Field
text by A. E. Housman

          We’ll to the woods no more

          Along the field

          The half-moon westers low

          In the morning

          The sigh that heaves the grasses

          Good-bye

          Fancy’s Knell

          With rue my heart is laden

John Mark Ainsley, tenor

Leo Phillips, violin

Vaughan Williams: Along the Field, &c.
(2000)

Hyperion

John Tavener
(b. 1944)

Birthday Sleep

As one who has slept

Polyphony, Stephen Layton, conductor

John Tavener: Schuon Hymnen, &c.
(2004)

Hyperion

 

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