A Musical Offering

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Tuesday, December 21, 2004

Hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00 pm

Anonymous

Intonent Hodie; Exultemus et letemur; Gaudens in domino; Seint Nicholas was borne in the cite of Patras

Anonymous 4

Legends of St. Nicholas: Medieval Chant and Polyphony

Harmonia Mundi

Anonymous

Gaudete!

Taverner Consort, Choir & Players; Andrew Parrott, conductor

The Carol Album: Seven Centuries of Christmas Music

EMI

Michael Praetorius

In Dulci Jubilo

King’s College Choir, Cambridge; Sir David Willcocks, conductor

Noel: Christmas at King’s

London (2 Discs)

Traditional

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Robert Shaw Chamber Singers

A Robert Shaw Christmas: Angels on High

Telarc

Franz Biebl

Ave Maria

Chanticleer

Our Heart’s Joy

Chanticleer Records

Josquin des Prés

Ave Maria for four voices

The Tallis Scholars; Peter Phillips, conductor

Christmas Carols and Motets

Gimell

 

 

7:30 pm

J.S. Bach

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

Morten Lauridsen

O magnum mysterium

Robert Shaw Chamber Singers

A Robert Shaw Christmas: Angels on High

Telarc

 

Traditional

I Wonder as I Wander

Eaken Piano Trio

 

I’ll Be Home for the Holidays

 

Naxos

 

Gounod-Bach

Ave Maria

8:00 pm

Michael Praetorius

Es ist ein RosEntsprungen

The Baltimore Consort

 

Bright Day Star

 

Dorian

 

 

Traditional

Ding Dong Merrily

Michael Praetorius

In Dulci Jubilo

Traditional

Rorate coeli desuper

Michael Praetorius

Quem pastores laudavere

Traditional

 

Silent Night

Yolanda Kondonassis, harp

Dream Season: The Christmas Harp

Telarc

Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella

There is no rose of swych vert; Gabriel fram evene king; Untitled instrumental; Vide miser et iudica/Vide miser et cogita/Wynter; Estampie

Sinfonye

Gabriel’s Greeting

Helios

 

8:30 pm

Wassail Song; Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella; Fum, Fum, Fum; Mary Had a Baby; Hacia Belén va un borrico

Robert Shaw Chamber Singers

Songs of Angels: Christmas Hymns & Carols

Telarc

Riu, Riu, Chiu

Taverner Consort, Choir & Players; Andrew Parrott, conductor

The Carol Album: Seven Centuries of Christmas Music

EMI

A Un Niño Llorando

Coro Hispano de San Francisco & Conjunto Nuevo Mundo; Juan Pedro Gaffney R., director

Vamos a Portal

Pro Musica

Coventry Espangol

John Stover and Jeff Wells, guitars

A Virtuoso Christmas

Stover & Wells

9:00 pm

Gesu Bambino; El desembre congelat; El Noi de la Mare

Kathleen Battle, soprano; Christopher Parkening, guitar

Angel’s Glory

Sony

John Tavener

The Village Wedding

Chanticleer

Colors of Love

Teldec

Traditional

The Cherry Tree Carol

Jacqueline Schwab, piano

Down Came an Angel

Dorian

Traditional

Good King Wenceslaus

Robert Shaw Chamber Singers

Songs of Angels: Christmas Hymns & Carols

Telarc