Aeolian Impromptu

Classical Music 7:00-9:30pm

Playlist for Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Guest hosted by Meera Collier-Mitchell

Time (approx.)

Composer

Selection

Performers

Record Title

Label

7:00 pm

 

Franz Biebl

Ave Maria

Chanticleer

Our Heart’s Joy

 

Ned Rorem
(b. 1923)

While all things were in Quiet Silence

The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, cond.

A Season’s Promise

New World Records

Jacqueline Schwab

Bright Morning Stars are Rising

Jacqueline Schwab, piano

Down Came an Angel

Dorian

Ruth Fox Hume
(1922-1980) & Paul Hume
(b. 1915)

The Shepherds and the Kings

The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, cond.

A Season’s Promise

New World Records

Jacqueline Schwab

Babe of Bethlehem

Jacqueline Schwab, piano

Down Came an Angel

Dorian

Down Came an Angel

Stephen Paulus (b. 1949)

Three Nativity Carols:

·       The Holly and the Ivy

·       This Endris Night

·       Wonder Tidings

The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman, cond.

A Season’s Promise

New World Records

7:30

Benjamin Britten
(1913-1976)

A Ceremony of Carols:

·       Procession

·       Wolcum Yole!

·       There is no Rose

·       That yongë child

·       Balulalow

·       As dew in Aprille

·       This little Babe

·       Interlude

·       In Freezing winter night

·       Spring Carol

·       Deo Gracias

·       Recession

The Sixteen Harry Christophers

Sioned Williams, harp

Britten: The Choral Works, Vol III

Collins

8:00

 

Herbert Howells

Sing Lullaby

Polyphony & the City of London Sinfonia, Stephen Layton, cond.

A Christmas Present from Polyphony

Hyperion

William Walton

All this time

Edvard Grieg

Ave, maris stella

Arvo Pärt

Rejoice, O Virgin

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier, cond.

A New Joy

Harmonia mundi

Alexander Kastalsky

Verses before the Six Psalms No. 2

Igor Stravinsky
(1882-1971)

Symphony of Psalms

·       Exaudi, orationem meam

·       Expectans, expectavi Dominum

·       Alleluia laudate Dominum

Symphony Orchestra and Choir of Bayerischen Rundfunks, Lorin Maazel, cond.

Lorin Maazel: Stravinsky

RCA Victor

8:30

Simone Iannarelli
(b. 1970)

Variations in the Memory of Sergei Rachmaninoff

Martha Masters, solo guitar

Viaggio in Italy

GAP Recordings

Adolph Henselt

Two Nocturnes Op. 6

·       No. 1 “Schmertz im Glück”

·       No. 2 “La Fontaine”

Esther Budiardjo, Piano

Henselt Piano Works

ProPiano Records

9:00

Leo Brouwer (1939)

Concierto Elegíaco

·       Tranquilo

·       Interlude

·       Finale: Toccata

San Francisco Camerata Americana

Jose Luis Moscovich, music dir & cond

Sergio Puccini, guitar

Angela Koregelos, flute

Robert Schwartz, piano

San Francisco Camerata Americana

Klavier Gold Edition

 

Traditional

God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen

Robert Shaw Chorale

A Festival of Carols

RCA

 

Jeffrey Reid Baker

Scenes of Christmas: Schumann

·       Joy to the World

·       Christmas Tree

·       Auld Lang Syne

·       Good King Wenceslas

Jeffrey Reid Baker, piano

A Composer’s Christmas

JRB