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Mahler & Moreau

12/07/10 10:00AM By Walter Parker
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photo: Decca/Andrew Eccles
Renee Fleming
Today we'll listen to Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 4, with it's finale describing a child's vision of heavenly pleasures sung by Renee Fleming. 

At noon I'll speak with Gary Moreau, director of the Vermont Choral Union, about their concert of music devoted to the Blessed Virgin this Saturday at the McCarthy Arts Center of St. Michael's College at 7:30.




Symphony #5 in D, Op. 2
Composer: William Boyce
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
CD/Album: Boyce: 8 Symphonies
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419631


Noel We Sing
Composer: Louis-Claude Daquin
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert DeCormier
CD/Album: Counterpoint Sings Noel
Record co./Cat #: Albany 801


Children, Go Where I Send Thee (Spiritual)
Composer: Traditional (African-American)
arr. Robert DeCormier
Ensemble: Counterpoint
Conductor: Robert de Cormier
Soloists: Erik K. Brooks, baritone ; D. Thomas Toner, percussion
CD/Album: Counterpoint Sings Noel
Record co./Cat #: Albany 801


String Quartet #15 in d, K 421
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Cleveland Quartet
CD/Album: Mozart: Quartet No. 14 - Quartet No. [15]
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80297


We'll Dress The House
Composer: Alfred Burt
Ensemble: Canterbury Choral Society & Troubadour Ringers
Conductor: Dennis Shrock
Soloists: Top Brass and Troubadour Ringers
CD/Album: Angels Singing, Nowells Ringing
Record co./Cat #: Integra Classic 944


Symphony #4 in G
Composer: Gustav Mahler
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Soloists: Renee Fleming, soprano
CD/Album: Mahler: Symphony No. 4 - Berg: 7 Early Songs
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 5759


A Spotless Rose
Composer: Herbert Howells
Conductor: John Rutter
Soloists: The Cambridge Singers
CD/Album: Faire is the Heaven: Music of the English Church
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 107


Ave Maris Stella ("Hail, Star of Heaven")
Composer: Edvard Grieg
Ensemble: Grex Vocalis
Conductor: Carl Hogset
CD/Album: Edvard Grieg: Choral Music
Record co./Cat #: 2L (Lindberg Lyd) 45


Salve Regina (1941) (motet: "Hail Queen, mother of mercy")
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Ensemble: The Cambridge Singers
Conductor: John Rutter
CD/Album: Poulenc: Gloria and other choral music
Record co./Cat #: Collegium 108


Ave Maria
Composer: Franz Biebl
Ensemble: Dale Warland Singers
Conductor: Dale Warland
Soloists: Joel C. Fischer, tenor ; Eric N. Hopkins, tenor ; Matthew Culloton, baritone
CD/Album: Lux Aurumque
Record co./Cat #: Gothic 49252


Symphony #48 "Maria Theresia" in C, HOB 1/48
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
CD/Album: Haydn: Symphonien Nr. 48 & 49
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419607


Piano Sonata #3 in b, Op. 58
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Stephen Hough, piano (Steven HUFF)
CD/Album: Chopin: Late Masterpieces
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 67764


A Christmas Carol
Composer: Charles Ives
Ensemble: Handel & Haydn Society
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
CD/Album: All is Bright
Record co./Cat #: Avie 2078


O My Deir Hert
Composer: Virgil Thomson
Ensemble: Handel and Haydn Society Chorus
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
CD/Album: All is Bright
Record co./Cat #: Avie 2078


Ruralia Hungarica, Op. 32b
Composer: Ernst von Dohnanyi
Ensemble: Danubia Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Domonkas Heja
CD/Album: Dohnanyi: Suite for Orchestra etc.
Record co./Cat #: Warner 62409


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