A Classic Example

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Wednesday, February 1, 2006

Guest hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00 pm

~10 mins

Paul Hindemith

(1895-1963)

Four Male Choruses (tracks 7-10):

                Eine lichte Mitternacht (1929)

                Du must dir Alles geben (1930)

                Der Tod (1932)

                Nun da der Tag (1939)

Netherlands Chamber Choir

Uwe Gronostay, conductor

Hindemith: Netherlands Chamber Choir

Globe

~22 mins

Eric Ewazen

(b. 1954)

Concerto for Horn and String Orchestra (tracks 1-3):

                Allegro risoluto

                Adagio sostenuto

                Allegro molto

Gregory Hustis, French Horn

Dallas Philharmonia

Paul Clifford Phillips, cond.

Gregory Hustis, Horn

Crystal Records

7:30 pm

Anton Webern

Langsamer Satz

Borodin Quartet

Borodin Quartet 60th Anniversary

Onyx

 

Sergi Rachmaninov

Moment Musicale, Op. 16 #2 in E flat minor

Vladimir Horowitz, piano

Horowitz Plays Rachmaninoff

RCA

Prelude, Op. 32 #5 in G Major

8:00 pm

Benjamin Britten

(1913-1976)

 

War Requiem, Op 66

(83 minutes)

Excellent commentaries:

                The Flying Inkpot, Classical Music Reviews

                Roger Wagner Center for Choral Studies (includes references)

History:

                H2G2

                Wikipedia

Libretto

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, conducted by Robert Shaw

Lorna Haywood, Soprano

Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Tenor

Benjamin Luxon, Baritone

Atlanta Boy Choir

Telarc Label

 

8:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

9:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 9:25

~4 mins

Britten

The Last Rose of Summer

Peter Pears, tenor

Benjamin Britten, piano

Folksongs

London