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Thanksgiving and St. Cecilia

11/22/12 3:00PM

It's not only Thanksgiving, but the feast day of St. Cecilia, the patron saint of music and musicians.  We'll celebrate both this afternoon.

Playlist

3:02pm

Hymn to St. Cecilia, Op. 27
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Conductor: John Scott
Soloists: London Sinfonietta Chorus ; Choir of St Paul's Cathedral
CD/Album: Britten: Unaccompanied Choral Music
Record co./Cat #: Virgin Classics 90728
 
 

3:13pm

Blessed is he that considereth the poor, Z 7
Composer: Henry Purcell
Ensemble: The Choir of the King's Consort, The King's Consort
Conductor: Robert King
Soloists: Eamonn O'Dwyer, James Goodman, Mark Kennedy, David Nickless, Aaron Webber, treble ; Susan Gritton, soprano ; James Bowman, countertenor ; Rogers Covey-Crump, Charles Daniels, Mark Padmore, Mark Milhofer, tenor ; Colin Campbell, Michael George, bass
CD/Album: Henry Purcell; The Complete Anthems and Services
Record co./Cat #: Hyperion 66707
 
 

3:20pm

Piano Quintet in A, Op. 81, B 155
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: Emerson String Quartet
Soloists: Menahem Pressler, piano
CD/Album: Dvorak: Klavierquintett Op. 81, Klavierquartett Op. 87
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 439868
 
 

4:02pm

Trumpet Concerto in Eb, HOB 7e/1
Composer: Franz Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Jeffrey Tate
Soloists: Ole Edvard Antonsen, trumpet
CD/Album: Trumpet Concertos
Record co./Cat #: EMI 54897
 
 

4:18pm

St. Cecilia Mass: Gloria
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: New Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: George Pretre
Soloists: Barbara Hendricks, soprano ; Laurence Dale, tenor ; Jean-Philippe Lafont, baritone
CD/Album: Gounod: Messe Solennelle de Sainte Cecile
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47094
 
 

4:28pm

The Tender Land: Suite
Composer: Aaron Copland
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Aaron Copland
CD/Album: Copland-Gould: Composers Conduct
Record co./Cat #: RCA 61505
 
 

4:50pm

Il Turco in Italia: Overture ("The Turk in Italy")
Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Rossini: 14 Overtures
Record co./Cat #: London 443850
 
 

5:02pm

Poeme Lyrique
Composer: Alexander Glazunov
Ensemble: Bamberg Symphony
Conductor: Neeme Jarvi
CD/Album: Glazunov: Symphony #6, Poeme Lyrique
Record co./Cat #: Orfeo 157201
 
 

5:14pm

Les Chansons des Roses ("Songs of the Roses")
Composer: Morten Lauridsen
Ensemble: LA Master Chorale Sinfonia Orchestra
Conductor: Paul Salamunovich
Soloists: Morten Lauridsen, piano
CD/Album: Lauridsen: Lux Aeterna
Record co./Cat #: RCM 19705
 
 

5:32pm

Piano Concerto #23 in A, K 488
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Soloists: Richard Goode, piano
CD/Album: Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 17 & 23
Record co./Cat #: Nonesuch 79042
 
 

6:00pm

Piece Breve for Flute, Oboe & Harp
Composer: Frank Martin
Soloists: Heinz Holliger, oboe ; Ursula Holliger, harp ; Aurele Nicolet, flute
CD/Album: Martinu, Honegger, Martin: Concertos, Chamber Music
Record co./Cat #: Philips 434105
 
 

6:03pm

Symphony #3 "Pastoral"
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ensemble: New Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Adrian Boult
Soloists: Margaret Price, soprano
CD/Album: Vaughan Williams: Symphonies Nos. 3 & 5
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47214
 
 

6:39pm

Choral Fantasy in c, Op. 80
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Ensemble: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra & Swiss Chamber Choir
Conductor: David Zinman
Soloists: Yefim Bronfman, piano
CD/Album: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 - Choral Fantasy
Record co./Cat #: Arte Nova 825850
 
 
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