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Midday Classical: James Galway is 70

12/08/09 10:00AM By Walter Parker

Flutist James Galway turns 70 today.  We'll listen to him play some Christmas Pieces by Mendelssohn and other seasonal music.

Playlist

10:01am

Weihnachtsstucke (Christmas Pieces)
Composer: Felix Mendelssohn
Ensemble: Munich Radio Orchestra
Conductor: John Georgiadis
Soloists: James Galway, flute
CD/Album: In Dulci Jubilo: Christmas with James Galway and the Regensburger Domspatzen
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60736
 
 

10:11am

Motetto pastorale
Composer: Giovanni Alberto Ristori
Ensemble: Dresdner Instrumental-Concert
Conductor: Peter Kopp
Soloists: Dresden Korner Choral Society ; Christine Wolff, soprano ; Britta Schwarz, alto ; Martin Petzold, tenor
CD/Album: Christmas at the Court of Dresden
Record co./Cat #: Carus 83169
 
 

10:22am

Piano Concerto #22 in Eb, K 482
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: London Mozart Players
Soloists: Howard Shelley, pianist and conductor
CD/Album: Mozart: Piano Concertos Vol. 6
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 9404
 
 

11:01am

Ancient Airs & Dances: Suite #1
Composer: Ottorino Respighi
Ensemble: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
CD/Album: Respighi: Trittico Botticelliano - Gli Uccelli - Antiche Danze et Arie
Record co./Cat #: Teldec 91729
 
 

11:17am

Four Motets on Gregorian Themes, Op. 10
Composer: Maurice Durufle
Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus
Conductor: Norman Mackenzie
CD/Album: Vaughan Williams: Mass in G Minor, and other A Cappela Works
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80654
 
 

11:27am

String Quartet #2 in F, Op. 41/2
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: Melos Quartet of Stuttgart
CD/Album: Schumann/Brahms: Quartette
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 423670
 
 

11:51am

Fantasia on "In Dulci Jubilo"
Composer: David Overton
Ensemble: Munich Radio Orchestra
Conductor: John Georgiadis
Soloists: James Galway, flute
CD/Album: In Dulci Jubilo: Christmas with James Galway and the Regensburger Domspatzen
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60736
 
 

11:56am

Il Est Ne, le Divin Enfant ("He Is Born, The Divine Christ Child")
Composer: Traditional (French)
Ensemble: Munich Radio Orchestra
Conductor: John Georgiadis
Soloists: James Galway, flute ; Regensburg Cathedral Choir
CD/Album: In Dulci Jubilo: Christmas with James Galway and the Regensburger Domspatzen
Record co./Cat #: RCA 60736
 
 

12:01pm

Two Rhapsodies For Oboe, Viola & Piano
Composer: Charles Martin Loeffler
Soloists: John Mack, oboe ; Eunice Podis, piano ; Abraham Skernick, viola
CD/Album: John Mack, Oboe
Record co./Cat #: Crystal 323
 
 

12:23pm

Lullay, My Liking
Composer: Gustav Holst
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert de Cormier
Soloists: Gregory Hayes, organ
CD/Album: Counterpoint Sings Noel
Record co./Cat #: Albany 801
 
 

12:27pm

Da droben vom berge
Composer: Traditional (Austrian)
arr. David Dusing
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert de Cormier
Soloists: John Muratore, guitar ; Karen Kevra, flute
CD/Album: Counterpoint Sings Noel
Record co./Cat #: Albany 801
 
 

12:30pm

A La Nanita Nana
Composer: Traditional (Spanish)
arr. David Dusing
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert de Cormier
Soloists: John Muratore, guitar ; Karen Kevra, flute ; Roger Grow, finger cymbals
CD/Album: Counterpoint Sings Noel
Record co./Cat #: Albany 801
 
 

12:35pm

The Fairy's Kiss: Divertimento (French: Le Baiser de la Fee)
Composer: Igor Stravinsky
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Hovhaness - Prokofiev - Stravinsky
Record co./Cat #: RCA 61957
Note: (written 1928)
 
 

1:01pm

Messiah: He shall feed His flock
Composer: George Friederich Handel
Ensemble: Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Soloists: Timothy Day, flute
CD/Album: A Very Classical Christmas
Record co./Cat #: Well Tempered 5191
 
 

1:06pm

Messiah: How beautiful are the feet of them
Composer: George Friederich Handel
Ensemble: Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Soloists: Timothy Day, flute
CD/Album: A Very Classical Christmas
Record co./Cat #: Well Tempered 5191
 
 

1:11pm

Merry Christmas, 1941
Composer: Bohuslav Martinu
arr. Roger Ruggeri
Ensemble: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra (woodwinds)
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
CD/Album: Martinu: La Revue de Cuisine, etc.
Record co./Cat #: London 433660
 
 

1:16pm

Variations and Fugue on "La Folia"
Composer: Manuel Ponce
Soloists: Eduardo Fernandez, guitar
CD/Album: Ponce Variations etc.
Record co./Cat #: London 421816
 
 

1:41pm

Puer Natus In Bethlehem ("A Child is Born in Bethlehem")
Composer: Michael Praetorius
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments
Conductor: David Hill
Soloists: Choir of Westminster Cathedral
CD/Album: Praetorius Christmas Music
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 66200
 
 

1:48pm

Quem Pastores Laudavere
Composer: Michael Praetorius
Ensemble: Parley of Instruments
Conductor: David Hill
Soloists: Choir of Westminster Cathedral
CD/Album: Praetorius Christmas Music
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 66200
 
 
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