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Happy Thanksgiving!

11/22/12 9:00AM By Walter Parker

Music for Thanksgiving, including Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony and Morton Gould's Spirituals for Strings.

Playlist

9:01am

We Gather Together
Composer: Trad. American
Ensemble: Various instrumentalists
CD/Album: The Steeple on the Common 2
Record co./Cat #: North Star Records 17
 
 

9:06am

Mensa Sonora, Part 3 in a
Composer: Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber
Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Koln
Conductor: Reinhardt Goebel
CD/Album: Biber: Mensa Sonora, Sonata Representativa
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 423701
 
 

9:16am

Mensa Sonora, Part 5 in E
Composer: Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber
Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Koln
Conductor: Reinhardt Goebel
CD/Album: Biber: Mensa Sonora, Sonata Representativa
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 423701
 
 

9:24am

Agnus Dei ("Lamb of God")
Composer: Samuel Barber
Ensemble: Handel & Haydn Society
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
CD/Album: Peace
Record co./Cat #: Avie 39
Note: (Barber's choral arrangement of the Adagio from the String Quartet, Op. 11)
 
 

9:33am

Idomeneo: Final Ballet, K 366
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Musicians of the Louvre
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
CD/Album: Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 40-41
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon B0006506
 
 

9:47am

Eclogue for Piano & String Orchestra, Op. 10
Composer: Gerald Finzi
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Vernon Handley
Soloists: Peter Katin, piano
CD/Album: Gerald Finzi: Nocturne, Severn Rhapsody, Eclogue...
Record co./Cat #: Lyrita 239
 
 

10:01am

The Old Church
Composer: Stephen Paulus
Ensemble: Dale Warland Singers
Conductor: Dale Warland
CD/Album: Harvest Home
Record co./Cat #: Gothic 49243
 
 

10:04am

The Road Home
Composer: Traditional
Ensemble: Dale Warland Singers
Conductor: Dale Warland
Soloists: Marie Spar Dymit, soprano
CD/Album: Harvest Home
Record co./Cat #: Gothic 49243
Note: (fr. the hymntune "The Lone Wild Bird")
 
 

10:09am

Symphony #6 "Pastoral" in F, Op. 68
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: Gewandhaus Orchestra, Leipzig
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Beethoven: Symphonies 5 & 6
Record co./Cat #: Decca 4783495
 
 

10:50am

Old American Songs: selections
Composer: Aaron Copland
Ensemble: Utah Symphony Orchestra and Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas
CD/Album: Copland: Old American Songs
Record co./Cat #: Sony 42140
 
 

11:01am

String Quintet "American" in Eb, Op. 97
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Talich String Quartet
Soloists: Jan Zigmund, viola
CD/Album: Dvorak / Quatuor Americain" - Quintette Op. 97"
Record co./Cat #: Calliope 9331
 
 

11:35am

Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
Composer: Gabriel Faure
Ensemble: Accentus & French National Orchestra
Conductor: Laurence Equilbey
CD/Album: Faure Requiem
Record co./Cat #: Naive 5137
 
 

11:42am

Cantata #146: Wir mussin durch viel Trubsal, BWV 146 ("We must pass through great sadness that we God's kingdom may enter")
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Empire Brass
Soloists: Douglas Major, organ
CD/Album: Empire Brass: A Bach Festival for Brass & Organ
Record co./Cat #: EMI 31544
 
 

11:48am

Cantata #208: Sheep May Safely Grass, BWV 208
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Empire Brass
Soloists: Douglas Major, organ
CD/Album: Empire Brass: A Bach Festival for Brass & Organ
Record co./Cat #: EMI 31544
 
 

11:53am

Cantata #147: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, BWV 147
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Ensemble: Empire Brass
Soloists: Douglas Major, organ
CD/Album: Empire Brass: A Bach Festival for Brass & Organ
Record co./Cat #: EMI 31544
 
 

12:05pm

Spirituals for Strings
Composer: Morton Gould
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Kenneth Klein
CD/Album: Morton Gould: A Tribute
Record co./Cat #: Albany 202
 
 

12:28pm

Harp Concerto in Bb, Op. 4/6
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Ensemble: The English Concert
Conductor: Trevor Pinnock
Soloists: Ursula Holliger, harp
CD/Album: Handel: Organ Concertos Op. 4
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 413465
 
 

12:43pm

Divertimento for Orchestra
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Ensemble: Minnesota Orchestra
Conductor: Eiji Oue
CD/Album: Bernstein: Candide Suite etc.
Record co./Cat #: Reference RR87CD
 
 

11:57am

Three-Part Invention #10
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Bela Fleck, banjo ; Chris Thile, mandolin ; Edgar Meyer, double bass
CD/Album: Bela Fleck - Perpetual Motion
Record co./Cat #: Sony 89610
 
 
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