Sunday, July 16, 2017

Voices - potentials & probabilities for 7.23.17 

Night

Alban Berg
Brigitte Balleys

The Gardener

Pfitzner - Eichendorff
Hermann Prey

The Praying Mantis

Hans Werner Henze
Ian Bostridge - Julius Drake

The Birds

Britten - Belloc

The Origin of the Harp

Hector Berlioz

Last Song of the Harper

Reichardt - Goethe
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau - Maria Graf

Thou Like the Glorious Sun

Arne - Artaxerxes
Allan Clayton

See, She Arrives

Where ‘er You Walk
Handel - Semele
Allan Clayton

Folk Song

Love Song
Robert Schumann
Arleen Auger - Walter Obertz

O From the Rock of the Hill

Reichardt - Ossian
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau - Maria Graf

You are Rest and Peace

Franz Schubert
Janet Baker - Geoffrey Parsons

The Heavenly Life

I Walked This Morning Over the Field
Claudine Carlson
with a player piano roll
by Gustav Mahler

The Maiden

Frustrated Bliss
In Springtime
Serenade (Hark, Hark, the Lark)
Ghost Dance no.2
Franz Schubert
Janet Baker - Gerald Moore
Peter Anders - Michael Raucheisen

Elves’ Hill

Loewe - Herder “from the Danish”
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau - Jorg Demus

Drinking Song

Morning Song
To the Moon 
Franz Schubert
Lucia Popp - Graham Johnson

The Lovely Lass o’Inverness

Robert Franz - Robert Burns
Thomas Hampson - Geoffrey Parsons

Lord Have Mercy

J.S.Bach - Matthew Passion
Angelika Kirchschlager

O, of My Sweet Passion

Divinities of the Styx
C.W.Gluck
Janet Baker
Maria Callas

Night Song

Johann Reichardt
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau & Maria Graf

Lullabye of Modigliana

arranged by F.B.Pratella
Mirella Freni

Life Itself is Hell to the Sorrowful

Giuseppe Verdi
Roberto Alagna

It Moves Like a Melody

Johannes Brahms
Hermann Prey

Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair

Stephen Foster
Nelson Eddy

Roundelay

C.M.von Weber
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau & Hartmut Holl

Duet from Radamisto

G.F. Handel
Sandrine Piau & Sara Mingardo

Fishy Wishy

Schubert “re-liedered” by 
Kitty Brazelton

May Has Entered With Joy

Two Good Playmates
My Heart is Awhirl
My Heart is Ever Faithful
German folk songs of the 15th & 16th centuries
arranged by Arnold Schoenberg
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Holl

This is a Song

In the Wind’s Murmur
Beside the Stream
In the Morning Dew
The Bare Tree Strains
Anton Webern
Five Songs from the Seventh Ring
by Stefan George Op.3
Dorothy Dorow

Seventh Ring after Op.3

John O’Gallagher’s 
Anton Webern Project
Margret Grebowicz

Tuesday, May 23, 2017


Dead White Guys - WCBN FM - 5.28.17
Zumsteeg, Schubert, Britten & Wolf

The Abduction - Johann Zumsteeg
Bernd Weikl & Wolfgang Sawallisch

Hagar’s Lament - Johann Zumsteeg
Caroline Melzer & Ulrich Eisenlohr

Hagar’s Lament - Franz Schubert
Caroline Melzer & Ulrich Eisenlohr

An Old Scottish Ballad {second version} - Franz Schubert
Caroline Melzer, Konstantin Wolff & Ulrich Eisenlohr

Now I Am Thine - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Dietrich Fischer Dieskau & Gerald Moore

Now I Am Yours - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Anne Sofie von Otter & Geoffrey Parsons

Thou Who Didst Bear God - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Dietrich Fischer Dieskau & Gerald Moore

Plod On, Mary, Ever Onwards - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Dietrich Fischer Dieskau & Gerald Moore

You Who Hover Around - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Anne Sofie von Otter & Geoffrey Parsons

Lead Me On - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Dietrich Fischer Dieskau & Gerald Moore

The Boy’s Eyes - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf & Gerald Moore

Sorrow Laden and Oppressed With Care - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Anne Sofie von Otter & Geoffrey Parsons

How Sweet the Soul Doth Slumber - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf & Gerald Moore

Lord, What Does the Ground Here Bear? - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf  & Gerald Moore

You Are Wounded, My Beloved - Hugo Wolf - Spanish Songbook
Anne Sofie von Otter & Geoffrey Parsons

To My Piano - Franz Schubert
Caroline Melzer & Ulrich Eisenlohr

Epitaph for a Soldier - Franz Schubert
Konstantin Wolff & Ulrich Eisenlohr

Lilla to the Dawn
Caroline Melzer & Ulrich Eisenlohr

The Trout {fourth version} - Franz Schubert
Caroline Melzer & Ulrich Eisenlohr

Evening Glow - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Mountains - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Birds - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Boy - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The River - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Rose - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Butterfly - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Wanderer - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Maiden - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Stars - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

The Bushes - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Höll

Romance from “The Conspirators” - Franz Schubert
Mitsuko Shirai & Hartmut Holl

The Sally Gardens
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

Little Sir William
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

The Bonney Earl O’Moray
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

O Can Ye Sew Cushions?
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

The Trees They Grow So High
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

The Ash Grove
Benjamin Britten: folk song arrangement
Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge & Graham Johnson

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Potentials and Probabilities
Dead White Guys Sunday 6-9 AM - 3.19.17
Heavy on the Schumann

Violin Sonata Op.121
Robert Schumann
Mark Steinberg, violin
Pedja Muzievic, piano

Five Pieces in Folk-Style
Robert Schumann Op. 102
Benjamin Britten, piano
Mstislav Rostropovich, cello

O My Luve’s like a Red, Red Rose
Robert Burns-Robert Schumann
Thomas Hampson accompanied by Geoffrey Parsons

Cello Concerto
Robert Schumann Op.129
Orchestrated by Dmitri Shostakovich as Op.125
Alexander Ivashkin, cello
Russian State Symphony Orchestra - Valeri Polyansky

Piano Concerto Op.54 - 1st Movement
Robert Schumann - Dame Myra Hess

6 Lieder Op.33
Robert Schumann
sung by Die Singphoniker

The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs
for voice and closed piano
John Cage
sung by Paul Hillier

Anticipation
Schiller/Schubert
Dame Janet Baker - Graham Johnson

Sonata in G minor
Pietro Andrea Ziani
Musica Antiqua Koln - Reinhard Goebel

After Theatre Tango
Zez Confrey
played by Eteri Andjaparidze

Third Movement - Third Symphony
Gustav Mahler
L.A. Philharmonic - Zubin Mehta

Street Children
Georges Bizet “Carmen”
arranged by Morton Gould

River Kwai & Colonel Bogey
Malcom Arnold

Quarter Chicken Dark
Yo Yo Ma-Edgar Meyer-Chris Thile-Stuart Duncan
Goat Rodeo Session

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Sunday Morning Euro-Classical Radio
WCBN FM 11517 - arwulf arwulf

32 lieder - texts mostly by Brecht
Hanns Eisler

Newspaper Clippings for voice & piano op.11
Hanns Eisler

Texts from Krokodil op.121
Dmitri Shostakovich 1965

Piano pieces after lines by Holderlin op.25
Josef Matthias Hauer

Sonata for Viola & Piano No.2
Nikolay Roslavets

Four Russian Songs for mezzo,
flute, harp & guitar
Igor Stravinsky

El Grillo
Josquin Desprez

I rage! I melt! I burn!
O ruddier than the cherry
Where ‘er you walk
G.F. Handel

Keyboard suite in G minor
G.F. Handel

Organ concerto No.1 in G minor
G.F. Handel

Sonata for flute, viola and harp
Claude Debussy

I’m a Stranger Here Myself
Kurt Weill - Ogden Nash


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Sunday Morning
Euro-Classical Broadcast
WCBN FM - 11.27.16

Tarantella
Divertissement Op.80
Nikolai Myaskovsky {1948}

Macbeth - ballet from Act III
Giuseppe Verdi {1865}

Dance of Spectres and Furies
from the ballet Don Juan
Christoph Willibald von Gluck {1761}

In Thrall to a Thousand Furies
Semiramide riconoscuita
Nicola Porpora {1729}

Sinfonia from La Sena Festeggiante
Antonio Vivaldi {c.1726}

You Ladies Who Know What Love Is
{Cherubino, Marriage of Figaro}
W.A. Mozart {1786}

Merciful Heaven, in Such Peril…
Maometto Secondo
Gioachino Rossini {1820}

Ave Maria
Otello
Giuseppe Verdi {1884-85}

Largo – String Quartet
in G Minor Op.74 No.3
Joseph Haydn {1793}

Das Augenlicht Op. 26
Anton Webern {1935}

November: Troika - The Seasons
P.I. Tchaikovsky {1875-76}

In the Village
Modest Mussorgsky {1880}

Five Piano Pieces
Sandor Veress {c.1950}

Prelude and Fugue
on a Theme of Vittoria
for solo organ
Benjamin Britten 1946

Modocomor
Guillaume Dufay {c.1450-60}

Sonatine Pastorale
Op.59 No.3
Serge Prokofiev {1933-34}
performed by the composer in 1935

A Pastoral Song
Joseph Haydn {1794}

Seclusion
Hugo Wolf {1888}

Autumn Resolution
Hugo Wolf {1879}

On an Old Painting
Hugo Wolf 1888

The Sun on the Ganges
Alessandro Scarlatti

The Singer on the Rock
Franz Schubert {1816}

My Little Love,
You Should Not Go Barefoot
folk lyrics set by Johannes Brahms

A Journey of Longing
Johannes Brahms {c. 1877-82}
version for cello & piano

A Journey of Longing
Johannes Brahms {c. 1877-82}
performed in 1929
by Alexander Kipnis
and Arthur Bergh

Two Poems by Louis Aragon:
“C” and “Fetes galantes”
Francis Poulenc 1943

Kaiserwalzer
Johann Strauss Jr. 1889
transcribed for string quartet
by Arnold Schoenberg 1925

Die Muschel von Margate:
The Petroleum Song
words by Felix Gasbarra
Kurt Weill 1928

General Speech
MacArthur’s West Point Retirement Speech
scored for solo trombone by Robert Erickson {1969}

Antiformalist Rayok
Dmitri Shostakovich 1957