Aeolian Impromptu

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Tuesday, December 5, 2006

Guest hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00 pm

 

Jeffrey Reid Baker

·       The First Noel Gymnopedie for solo piano

Jeffrey Reid Baker

A Composer’s Christmas

JRB

Morten Lauridsen

(b. 1943)

Lux Aeterna (1997)

·       Introitus

·       In te, Domine, speravi

·       O nata lux

·       Veni Sancte Spiritus

·       Agnus Dei—Lux aeterna

Polyphony with the Britten Sinfonia,

 

Stephen Layton, conductor

Lux Aeterna

Hyperion

7:30

David Conte

(b. 1955)

Charm Me Asleep

Chanticleer

Out of This World

Teldec

Benjamin Britten

(1913-1976)

Elegy (for solo viola)

Paul Coletti

English Music for Viola

Hyperion

Morten Lauridsen

(b. 1943)

O Magnum Mysterium

Polyphony with the Britten Sinfonia,

 

Stephen Layton, conductor

Lux Aeterna

Hyperion

Steven Sametz

(b. 1954)

I Have Had Singing

Chanticleer

Out of This World

Teldec

8:00

 

Georgiy Izvekov

(1874-1937)

Christ is Born: A festive canon for the Nativity of Christ

·       Bells/Ode 1

·       Ode 3

·       Ode 4

·       Ode 5

·       Ode 6

·       Ode 7

·       Ode 8

·       Refrain before Ode 9

·       Ode 9

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier, conductor

A New Joy

Harmonia Mundi

Sergei Rachmaninov
(1873-1943)

Vo tsarstvii Tvoyem (The Beatitudes)

The Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, director

Images of Christ

Collegium

Igor Stravinsky
(1882-1971)

Pater Noster

Anton Brukner
(1824-1896)

Christus factus est

John Williams

(b. 1932)

Elegy for Cello and Orchestra

Yo-yo Ma, Cello

Recording Arts Orchestra of Los Angeles, John Williams, cond.

Yo-yo Ma Plays the Music of John Williams

Sony Classical

John Tavener

(b. 1944)

The Last Sleep of the Virgin

The Chilingirian Quartet

Iain Simcock, Handbells

The Last Sleep of the Virgin

Virgin Classics

God is with Us

Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill, cond.

Thunder Entered Her

Virgin Classics

9:00 pm

Morten Lauridsen

(b. 1943)

Madrigali: Six “Fire Songs” in Italian Renaissance Poems (1987)

·       Ov’è, lass’, il bel viso?

·       Quando son piú lontan

·       Amor, io sento l’alma

·       Io piango

·       Luci serene e chiare

·       Se per havervi, oime

Polyphony with the Britten Sinfonia,

 

Stephen Layton, conductor

Lux Aeterna

Hyperion

 

Rebecca Clarke

(1886-1979)

Morpheus

Paul Coletti, Viola

Leslie Howard, Piano

English Music for Viola

Hyperion