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Morning Classics: Happy Birthday, Blanche Moyse!

09/23/09 8:00AM

Blanche Moyse is the founder of the Brattleboro Music Center,and founder/longtime director of the New England Bach Festival. We will honor her centennial birthday today by featuring her music every hour. 

Playlist

8:08am

Name Day Overture, Op. 115
Composer: Ludwig Van Beethoven
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
CD/Album: "Beethoven: Ouverturen"
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 429762
 
 

8:15am

Come Ye Sons of Art (Birthday Ode for Queen Mary, April 30, 1694)
Composer: Henry Purcell
Ensemble: English String Orchestra
Conductor: William Boughton
Soloists: John Wallace, trumpet ; Leeds Festival Chorus
CD/Album: "Rule Brittania"
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 5155
 
 

8:21am

St. John Passion, BWV 245: (Final chorus and chorale) Ruht wohl & Ach Herr, lass dein' lieb' Engelein
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: New England Bach Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Blanche Moyse
Soloists: Blanche Moyse Chorale
CD/Album: "J.S. Bach: St. John Passion"
Record co./Cat #: NEBF 98
Note: ("Rest well, you holy body" & "Ah Lord, let Your dear angels [take my soul at the end]") - recorded live at the New England Bach Festival - October, 1998
 
 

8:32am

St. Matthew Passion: Erbarme dich, BWV 244
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: New England Bach Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Blanche Moyse
Soloists: Mary Westbrook-Geha, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: "J.S. Bach: St. Matthew Passion"
Record co./Cat #: NEBF 99
Note: ("Have mercy, my God") - Recorded live in October, 1999 at Persons Auditorium, Marlboro College, Marlboro VT
 
 

8:39am

Orchestral Suite #3 in D, BWV 1068
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: New England Bach Festival Orchestra
Conductor: Blanche Moyse
CD/Album: "New England Bach Festival Recordings"
Record co./Cat #: NEBF 19890924
Note: Recorded 9/24/1989, Persons Auditorium, Marlboro College
 
 

9:02am

Greeting Prelude-Happy Birthday
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
CD/Album: "Stravinsky in America"
Record co./Cat #: RCA 68865
Note: (written for maestro Pierre Monteux on the occasion of his 80th birthday)
 
 

9:04am

Siegfried Idyll
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony
Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
CD/Album: "Bruckner: Symphony No. 6/Wagner: Siegfried Idyll"
Record co./Cat #: London 436129
Note: (from Christmastime, 1870 - written for Cosima Wagner on her 33rd birthday)
 
 

9:24am

Magnificat in D, BWV 243
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: New England Bach Festival Orchestra (select members)
Conductor: Blanche Moyse
Soloists: Henriette Schellenberg, soprano ; Mary Westbrook-Geha, mezzo-soprano ; Jon Humphrey, tenor ; Sanford Sylvan, baritone ; Blanche Moyse Chorale ; Suzanne Cleverdon, organ
CD/Album: "New England Bach Festival Recordings"
Record co./Cat #: NEBF 1
Note: Recorded live at the New England Bach Festival, October 1997
 
 

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Brattleboro Music Center Blanche Moyse biography
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