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Maurice Durufle's Requiem

11/19/10 3:00PM

Maurice Durufle
This afternoon we'll listen to portions of the incredible Requiem of Maurice Durufle.  It can be heard live this weekend in Burlington with the Burlington Choral Society led by Dr. David Neiweem.  I'm in the group, and today I'll speak with Dr. Neiweem about the work and its special place in 20th century music.



Concerto Grosso #11 in A, Op. 6
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Iona Brown
CD/Album: Handel: 12 Concerti Grossi
Record co./Cat #: Philips 410048


Festival Te Deum, Op. 32
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: The Finzi Singers
Conductor: Paul Spicer
Soloists: Andrew Lumsden, organ
CD/Album: Britten: Choral Edition, Vol. 2
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 9598
Note: (aka: "The Ambrosian Hymn")


Interview with Dr. David Neiweem


Requiem: selections (version for choir and organ), Op. 9
Composer: Maurice Durufle
Ensemble: Swedish Radio Choir
Soloists: Olle Persson, baritone ; Mattias Wager, organ
CD/Album: Faure / Durufle - Requiems
Record co./Cat #: Bis 1206


Composer: Antonio Bertali
Ensemble: Rare Fruits Council
Conductor: Manfredo Kraemer
CD/Album: Rariora & Marginalia
Record co./Cat #: Naive 8840


Fantasiestucke, Op. 73 ("Fantasy pieces")
Composer: Robert Schumann
Soloists: Mischa Maisky, cello ; Martha Argerich, piano
CD/Album: Schubert: Sonata for Argeggione and Piano - Schumann: Fantasiestucke
Record co./Cat #: Philips 412230


Composer: Leos Janacek
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Janacek: Sinfonietta/Taras Bulba
Record co./Cat #: London 410138


Roman Carnival: Overture
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Munch
CD/Album: Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique - Roman Carnival & Corsair Overtures
Record co./Cat #: RCA 6720


This Have I Done for My True Love
Composer: Gustav Holst
Ensemble: The Finzi Singers
Conductor: Paul Spicer
CD/Album: Holst: The Cloud Messnger, etc.
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 241


Trois pieces breves ("3 short pieces")
Composer: Jacques Ibert
Ensemble: Ensemble Wien-Berlin
CD/Album: Ensemble Wien-Berlin
Record co./Cat #: Sony 39558


Symphony #3 in a, Op. 15
Composer: Niels Wilhelm Gade
Ensemble: Stockholm Sinfonietta
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: Gade: Symphonies 3 & 4 - Jarvi
Record co./Cat #: Bis 338


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