Musica della sera

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Thursday, December 16, 2004

Music for the Christmas Season

Hosted by Nicholas Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00 pm

Gregorian

Hodie Christus natus est

The Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos; Francisco Lara, director

Chant Noel: Chants for the Holiday Season

Angel

Puer Natus Est Nobis

The Benedictine Monks of Santo Domingo de Silos; Ismael Fernandez de la Cuesta and Francisco Lara, directors

Chant

Angel

Thomas Tallis

Missa Puer Natus

The Sixteen; Harry Christophers, director

Philip & Mary: Music from the Anglo-Spanish Court

Collins

7:30 pm

Anonymous

Sonent Laudes Pueri

The Waverly Consort; Michael Jaffee, director

The Christmas Story

The Waverly Consort

Jan of Jenstejn

Decet Huius Cunctis Horis

Guillaume Du Fay

Gloria… et in terra pax

Anonymous

Verbum Patris Hodie

Nostre Quod Providerat/Gabriel, Fram Heven-King

Guillaume Du Fay

Hosties Herodes Impie

8:00 pm

Johann Sebastian Bach

Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (Instrumental suite)

Aradia Ensemble; Kevin Mallon, director

J.S. Bach: Christmas Cantatas

Naxos

Heinrich Schütz

Sei gegrusset, Maria, SWV 333;
Rorate coeli desuper, SWV 322;
Joseph, du Sohn David; SWV 323;
Hodie Christus natus est, SWV 315

Concerto Vocale; Rene Jacobs, director

H. Schütz: Weihnachts-Historie (Histoire de la Nativite)

Harmonia Mundi

J.S. Bach

Aria: Schlafe, mein Liebster

Marietta Simpson, Mezzo-Soprano;
The Bach Festival Orchestra
Greg Funfgeld, director

Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

Dorian

Giuseppe Sammartini

Spiritoso—Allegro—Spiritoso
Rondo (Allegro moderato e grazioso)
Pastorale (Andante sostenuto)

Les Violons du Roy, Bernard Labadie, director

A Treasury of Baroque Christmas Concerti

Dorian

Johannes Brahms

Geistliches Wiegenleid (Sacred Lullaby)

Marie-Nicole Lemieux, contralto;
Michael McMahon, Piano;
Nicolò Eugelmi, Viola

Brahms Lieder

Analekta

9:00 pm

Walter Kent; Eaken Piano Trio, arr

I’ll be Home for Christmas

Eaken Piano Trio:
John Eaken, Violin
Nancy Baun, Cello
Gloria Whitney, Piano

I’ll be Home for the Holidays

Naxos

Traditional, in the style of Schumann
Jeffrey Reid-Baker, arr

Christmascenen
(Scenes of Christmas)

Jeffrey Reid-Baker

A Composer’s Christmas

JRB

Traditional Catalan Carol Eaken Piano Trio, arr

El Noi de la Mare

Eaken Piano Trio:
John Eaken, Violin
Nancy Baun, Cello
Gloria Whitney, Piano

I’ll be Home for the Holidays

Naxos

J.S. Bach

Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring