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Choral Works for the Weekend

11/30/12 3:00PM

We'll preview two area choirs' concerts this weekend with holiday music and an excerpt from a Haydn mass.



Andante e Polacca
Composer: Carl Czerny
Soloists: Hermann Baumann, horn ; Leonard Hokanson, piano
CD/Album: Works for Horn and Piano-Baumann-Hokanson
Record co./Cat #: Philips 416816


Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen
Composer: Michael Praetorius
Ensemble: Handel & Haydn Society
Conductor: Grant Llewellyn
CD/Album: All is Bright
Record co./Cat #: Avie 2078


Nesciens Mater
Composer: Jean Mouton
Ensemble: Theatre of Voices
Conductor: Paul Hillier
CD/Album: Josquin and Mouton: Theatre of Voices
Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 907136


Nuper Rosarum Flores
Composer: Guillaume Dufay
Ensemble: Pomerium
Conductor: Alexander Blachly
CD/Album: The Virgin and the Temple
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 447773


Piano Quintet in Eb, Op. 44
Composer: Robert Schumann
Ensemble: Cleveland Quartet
Soloists: Emanuel Ax, piano
CD/Album: Schumann - Piano Quintet, Piano Quartet
Record co./Cat #: RCA 6498


Divertimento for Strings in A
Composer: Georg Phillip Telemann
Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Koln
Conductor: Reinhardt Goebel
CD/Album: Telemann: String Concertos
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 463074


Barcarolle in F#, Op. 60, B 158
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Soloists: Murray Perahia, piano
CD/Album: Chopin: Piano Concerto No.1, Berceuse, Barcarolle, Fantasie
Record co./Cat #: Sony 42400


Serenade on Swedish Melodies, Opp.
Composer: Max Bruch
Ensemble: Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra of Kaiserslautern
Conductor: Werner Andreas Albert
CD/Album: Max Bruch: Swedish and Russian Dances
Record co./Cat #: CPO 777385


Composer: George Frideric Handel
arr. Johan Halvorsen
Soloists: Jaime Laredo, violin ; Sharon Robinson, cello
CD/Album: Conversations
Record co./Cat #: Arabesque 6735


Night on Bald Mountain
Composer: Modest Moussorgsky
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Antal Dorati
CD/Album: Prokofiev - Mussorgsky
Record co./Cat #: Mercury 432004


Missa In Angustiis "Nelson Mass" - Gloria, H 22/11
Composer: Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; The Choir of Kings College, Cambridge
Conductor: Sir David Willcocks
Soloists: Sylvia Stahlman, soprano ; Helen Watts, contralto ; Wilfred Brown, tenor ; Tom Krause, baritone ; Simon Preston, organ
CD/Album: Haydn, The Masses
Record co./Cat #: London 448518


Suite Pastorale
Composer: Emmanuel Chabrier
Ensemble: Wiener Philharmoniker
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
CD/Album: Chabrier: Espana, Suite Pastorale, etc.
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 447751


Capriol Suite
Composer: Peter Warlock
Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
Conductor: Vernon Handley
CD/Album: Moeran: Serenade/Warlock: Capriol Suite
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8808


Torvaldo & Dorliska Overture
Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Chailly
CD/Album: Rossini: 14 Overtures
Record co./Cat #: London 443850


Occasional Overture
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Simon Rattle
CD/Album: Rattle Conducts Britten
Record co./Cat #: EMI 54270


Symphony #3 in Eb
Composer: Thomas Augustine Arne
Ensemble: Cantilena
Conductor: Adrian Shepherd
CD/Album: Thomas Arne: Symphonies 1-4
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8403


Cello Sonata #3 in A, Op. 69
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Soloists: Mischa Maisky, cello ; Martha Argerich, piano
CD/Album: Beethoven: Cellosonaten Opp. 69 & 102 - Variationen
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 437514
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