Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, May 9, 2013

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00

Thomas Tallis
(c. 1505 – 1585)

Spem in alium nunquam habui (“The forty-part motet”)

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, director

A Banquet of Voices: Music for multiple choirs
(1994)

Collegium

Giulio Caccini
(c. 1545 – 1618)

Amarilli mia bella

O bella più (Anonymous)

Dolcissimo sospiro

Belle rose porporine

Julianne Baird, soprano; Ronn McFarlane, Lute

The Italian Lute Song
(1996)

Dorian

Traditional
arr. Edward Flower

Wild Mountain Thyme

Sharon Isbin, guitar

Journey to this New World
(2009)

Sony Classical

7:30

Gabriel Fauré
(1845 – 1924)

Nocturne No 6 in D flat major, Op 63

Kathryn Stott, piano

Fauré Piano Music
(1999)

Hyperion

Frederick Delius
(1862 – 1934)

Summer Night on the River

Northern Sinfonia of England, Richard Hickox, director

Delius Miniatures
(1986)

EMI Records, Ltd

The splendour falls on castle walls

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, director

Cambridge Singers: A Cappella
(1993)

Collegium

Maurice Ravel
(1875 – 1937)

Trois Chansons

          Nicolette

          Trois beaux oiseaux du Paradis (“Three Lovely Birds of Paradise”)

          Ronde (“Roundelay”)

Hector Berlioz
(1803 – 1869)

Le Corsaire, Op. 21

San Diego Symphony Orchestra, Yoav Talmi, director

Berlioz Overtures

Naxos

8:00

Claude Debussy
(1862 – 1918)

          De rêve (“Of Dreams”)

          De grève (“Of the Shore”)

          De fleurs (“Of Flowers”)

          De soir (“Of Evening”)

Sandrine Piau, soprano; Jos Van Immerseel, piano

Claude Debussy: Melodies
(2002)

Naïve

L’isle joyeuse (“The Happy Island”)

Angela Hewitt, piano

Claude Debussy
(2012)

Hyperion

8:30

René Clausen
(b. 1953)

Tonight eternity alone

The Choral Project, Daniel Hughes, director

Water & Light
(2012)

Clarion

Ravel / Stravinsky

Vocalise en forme de habanera / Anne Trulove’s Aria (The Rake’s Progress)

Kate Royal, soprano; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Edward Gardner, conductor

Kate Royal
(2007)

EMI Classics

Louis Durey
(1888 – 1979)

Hommage a Erik Satie

Francois Le Roux, baritone

Graham Johnson, piano

The Songs of Louis Durey

Hyperion

8:45

Dmitry Bortniansky
(1751 – 1825)

I Lift Up My Eyes to the Mountains

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier, conductor

The Powers of Heaven: Orthodox Music of the 17th and 18th Centuries
(2003)

Harmonia Mundi

Henryk Górecki
(b. 1933)

Totus Tuus, Op. 60

Robert Shaw Festival Singers, Robert Shaw, conductor

Evocation of the Spirit
(1995)

Telarc

9:00

Esa-Pekka Salonen
(b. 1958)

Five Images After Sappho

          Tell everyone

          Without warning

          It’s no use

          The evening star

          Wedding

Dawn Upshaw, soprano

London Sinfonietta, Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Salonen: La Variations
(2001)

Sony Classical

John Jacob Niles
(1892 – 1980)

Go ‘Way from my Window

Sharon Isbin, guitar; Joan Baez, vocals

Journey to this New World
(2009)

Sony Classical

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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