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A Ceremony of Carols

12/05/12 9:00AM By Walter Parker

Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols was first performed 70 years ago today.  We'll listen to it conducted by Robert Shaw.

 

Playlist

9:02am

Sonata #4 in C, Op. 3/4
Composer: Jean-Joseph Cassanea de Mondonville
Ensemble: Musicians of the Louvre
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
CD/Album: Mondonville: 6 Sonates Op. 3
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 474550
 
 

9:14am

Ave Maria, for Double Choir
Composer: Tomas Luis de Victoria
Ensemble: The Tallis Scholars
Conductor: Peter Phillips
CD/Album: Christmas Carols and Motets
Record co./Cat #: Gimell 10
 
 

9:21am

Symphony #38 "Prague" in D, K 504
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Orchestra Mozart
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
CD/Album: Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 29, 33, 35, 38, 41
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 4777598
 
 

10:01am

Concerto grosso per il Santissimo Natale in C, Op. 3/12 big concerto for the blessed Christmas
Composer: Francesco Manfredini
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Herbert von Karajan
CD/Album: Albinoni: Adagio, Pachelbel: Canon & gigue, Corelli:Manfredini, Vivaldi concerti
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 419046
 
 

10:13am

A Ceremony of Carols
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: Robert Shaw Chamber Singers
Conductor: Robert Shaw
CD/Album: A Robert Shaw Christmas - Angels on High
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80461
 
 

10:38am

Oboe Concerto in a
Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Bryden Thomson
Soloists: David Theodore, oboe
CD/Album: Vaughan Williams: Pastoral Symphony
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8594
 
 

11:01am

Piano Trio #7 "Archduke" in Bb, Op. 97
Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven
Soloists: Joseph Kalichstein, piano ; Jaime Laredo, violin ; Sharon Robinson, cello
CD/Album: Beethoven: The Complete Cycle of Trios (Vol. 1)
Record co./Cat #: Arabesque 6758
 
 

11:44am

Salve Puerule
Composer: Marc-Antoine Charpentier
Ensemble: Choir of Westminster Abbey
Conductor: Simon Preston
CD/Album: Christmas Carols
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 445572
 
 

11:49am

Resonet In Laudibus
Composer: Michael Praetorius
Ensemble: Choir of Westminster Abbey
Conductor: Simon Preston
Soloists: Christopher Herrick, organ
CD/Album: Christmas Carols
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 445572
 
 

11:52am

The Apple Tree Carol
Composer: Elizabeth Poston
Ensemble: Choir of Westminster Abbey
Conductor: Simon Preston
CD/Album: Christmas Carols
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 445572
 
 

11:55am

Alleluja! Freuet euch ("Alleluja! Rejoice!")
Composer: Andreas Hammerschmidt
Ensemble: Choir of Westminster Abbey
Conductor: Simon Preston
CD/Album: Christmas Carols
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 445572
 
 

12:05pm

Flute Sonata in Eb, BWV 1031
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Soloists: Robert Stallman, flute ; Edwin Swanborn, harpsichord
CD/Album: Bach Sonatas - Stallman and Swanborn
Record co./Cat #: Bogner's Cafe 105
 
 

12:17pm

Three Botticelli Pictures
Composer: Ottorino Respighi
Ensemble: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
CD/Album: Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances I & III etc.
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 437533
 
 

12:39pm

Piano Concerto #2 in F, Op. 102
Composer: Dmitri Shostakovich
Ensemble: I Musici de Montreal
Conductor: Maxim Shostakovich
Soloists: Dmitri Shostakovich Jr.,piano
CD/Album: Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2
Record co./Cat #: Chandos 8443
 
 
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