Aeolian Impromptu

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Guest hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

~14 mins

Johannes Brahms

4 Songs, Op. 17

·                 Es tönt ein voller Harfenklang (The full sound of a harp rings)

·                 Lied von Shakespeare (Song from Shakespeare; Twelfth Night: ActII, Scene 4)

·                 Der Gärtner (The Gardener)

·                 Gesang ausFingal” (Song from “Fingal”)

Musica Sacra

Cynthia Otis, Harp

David Jolley and Stewart Rose, French Horns

Richard Westenburg, Cond.

Songs and Romances for Chorus

RCA

~9 mins

Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

·                 Nuit d’étoiles (Theodore de Banville

·                 Fleur de blés

·                 Beau soir

·                 Mandoline

Elly Ameling, soprano

Mady Mesplé, soprano

Gerard Souzay, baritone

Dalton Baldwin, piano

Debussy Mélodies

EMI Classics

~10 mins

4 chansons de jeunesse

·                 Pantomime (Paul Verlaine)

·                 Clair de lune, 1st version (Paul Verlaine)

·                 Pierrot (Théodore de Banville

·                 Apparition (Stephane Mallarmé)

~7 mins

John Tavener

The Bridal Chamber

Polyphony

Stephen Layton, cond.

John Tavener: The Second Coming

Hyperion

~22 mins

Virgil Thompson (1896-1989)

Parson Weems and the Cherry Tree (1975)

·                 The Parson Writes His Book

·                 The Parson Instructs George

·                 The Hatchet

·                 The Pitcher & The Bucket

·                 Rum is a Demon

·                 Martha's Secret Love

·                 Molly Whips the Army

·                 Crossing the Delaware

·                 Hard Times

·                 On to Glory

·                 Cavalry Maneuvers

·                 Chopping the Tree

The Boston Cecilia Chamber Ensemble, Donald Teeters, cond.

The Unicorn, the Gorgon, and the Manticore

Newport Classic

~17 mins

Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

Knoxville: Summer of 1915

Text/libretto

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Yoel Levi, cond.

Sylvia McNair, Soprano

Music of Samuel Barber

Telarc

~5 mins

Ivan Moody (b. 1964)

Words of the Angel

Neal Berntsen, trumpet

Trumpet Voices

Four Winds

~20 mins

Gerald Finzi

Seven Poems of Robert Bridges

O Musica Intima

Clear

ATMA Classique

~9 mins

Agusta Read Thomas

From Love Songs

Chanticleer

Colors of Love

Teldec

~5 mins

Traditional

La Petenera

Chanticleer

Wondrous Love: A World Folk Song Collection

Teldec

~20 mins

Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

Suite Punta del Este for Bendoneon Solo, Instrumental Ensemble and String Orchestra

Camerata Bariloche: Chamber Orchestra of Argentina

Tango!

Dorian

~5 mins

Benjamin Verdery

Satyagraha

Benjamin Verdery

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BMI