Monday, October 26, 2015

Composers, Songs and Singers
Aired on WCBN FM 10/25/15
In memoriam Helen Biadaszkiewicz Grenier

Anton Webern
Earliest Spring 1899
Dorothy Dorow

Arnold Schoenberg
Sunshine in the Forest 1899
Sandrine Piau

Alban Berg
Night 1907
Brigitte Baileys

Hans Werner Henze
By the Waters of the Fountains 1956
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Olivier Messiaen
Why? 1930
Ingrid Kappelle

Morton Feldman
The O’Hara Songs 1962
Charles van Tassel

Alexander von Zemlinsky
The Morning Star 1891
Ruth Ziesak

Hugo Wolf
At Midnight 1888
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

Gustav Mahler
I Breathed a Gentle Fragrance 1901
Dame Janet Baker

Gustav Mahler
St.Anthony of Padua’s Sermon to the Fish 1893
Mitsuko Shirai

Johannes Brahms
Sapphic Ode 1884
Nathalie Stutzmann

Robert Schumann
Sweetheart, You Gaze at Me 1840
Sena Jurinac

Sergei Prokofiev
The Rosy Dawn is Coloring the East 1936
Andrey Slavny

A.S. Dargomizhsky
Night Zephyr 1844
Anatoly Fokanov

Modest Mussorgsky
Mephistopheles’ Song of the Flea 1879
Feodor Chaliapin recorded in St.Petersburg 1907

Hector Berlioz
La Villanelle & The Spectre of the Rose 1841
Jan DeGaetani

Francis Poulenc
Montparnasse c.1941
Dame Felicity Lott

Claude Debussy
Zephyr 1881
Sandrine Piau

Fryderyk Chopin
The Leaves Are Falling 1836
Ewa Podles

Charles Ives
Songs My Mother Taught Me 1895
Thomas Hampson

Antonin Dvorak
And the Wood’s Silent all Around Me 1880
Dagmar Peckova

Felix Mendelssohn
I Want to Declare My Love to You 1836
Sophie Daneman & Nathan Berg

The Magician 1785
The Old Lady 1787
Mitsuko Shirai

Gilbert & Sullivan
The Sun Whose Rays Are All Ablaze
{from The Mikado 1885}
Margaret Mitchell

Michael William Balfe
Come into the Garden, Maude 1857
John McCormack, recorded in 1915

Stephen Foster
There’s a Good Time Coming 1846
Leslie Guinn

Henry Purcell
Here the Deities Approve
{from Welcome to All the Pleasures 1683}
Collegium Vocale

Henry Purcell/Benjamin Britten
I Sail Upon the Dog Star
Neil Mackie

Franz Schubert
Lutzow’s Wild Hunt 1815
Die Singphoniker

Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht
Song on the Inadequacy of Human Aspiration 1928
Teresa Stratas

Alexander von Zemlinsky
As I Stroll in the Woods of an Evening 1892
Hans-Peter Blochwitz

Claudio Monteverdi
My Heart, As I Gaze Upon You
My Heart, Are You Not Dying?
{from the 4th Book of Madrigals, published 1603}
Delitiae Musicae

Franz Josef Haydn
Mermaid’s Song
{Now the Dancing Sunbeams Play} pre-1794
Elly Ameling

Antonio Vivaldi
Whispering Little Zephyrs c.1723
Cecilia Bartoli

Dmitri Shostakovich
Comin’ Thro’ the Rye 1971
Alexai Mochalov

Benedetto Ferrari
Lovers, I Can Tell You {17th Century}
Anne Sofie von Otter

Georg Philipp Telemann
Pastorell {18th Century}
Peter Schreirer

Agnus Dei from the B Minor Mass 1749
Anne Sofie von Otter

John Dowland
Weep You No More, Sad Fountains 1603
John Potter

French Medieval Songs:
The Siren Lives in the Sea
In May, in the Sweet New Season
Anne Azema

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Dead White Guys
Sunday Morning
European Classical Radio
WCBN 88.3 FM

Potentials & Probabilities:

Karlheinz Stockhausen

Five Preludes for Piano
Nikolai Roslavetz

Novelette No. 8
in F Sharp Minor
Robert Schumann

Adagio from Music for Strings,
Percussion & Celesta
Bela Bartok

Méditations sur le mystère
de la Sainte Trinité {part 9}
Olivier Messiaen

Psalm No.98
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

Zeffiretti che sussurrate

Antonio Vivaldi c. 1720-23

"Erbarme dich, mein Gott"
from the St. Matthew Passion
Johann Sebastian Bach

Impromptu a la mazur
Op.7 No.1 in G sharp minor
Alexander Scriabin 1892

Andante from 2nd Piano Concerto
Johannes Brahms

Andante con moto in A minor
from Symphony No.9
Franz Schubert

Symphonies for Wind Instruments
Igor Stravinsky

The Bride of Frankenstein:
The Creation of the Female Monster
Franz Waxman
1st Hollywood score: 1935

Violin Concerto in E Minor RV 273
Antonio Vivaldi

Overture from Cox and Box
Sir Arthur Sullivan

Country Band March
Charles Ives

Variations on a theme of Mozart
{from the Magic Flute} in E Flat
Mikhail Glinka 1822

Prelude to Musique Anodine
Gioachino Rossini
c. 1857-60s

Le Boeuf sur le Toit
Darius Milhaud
c. 1919-20