Playlist 2016-03-27

This Week’s Links

Easter

Easter symbols and traditions

Nikolaus Harononcourt

First Hour

Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), I am the Resurrection and the Life, Stile Antico, Harmonia Mundi HMU 807555, PASSION & RESURRECTION: MUSIC INSPIRED BY HOLY WEEK

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Suite in F major for Two Horns and Strings, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Janos Rolla, Adam Friedrich – horn, Albert Brunner – horn, Hungaroton 12802, MUSIC FOR HORN BY FORSTER, HAYDN, CHERUBINI, MOZART, MENDELSSOHN

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Easter Oratorio: Sinfonia, Adagio & chorus, final chorus, Collegium Vocale, Philippe Herreweghe, Harmonia Mundi 2951513, OSTER-ORATORIUM (EASTER ORATORIO)

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in C for 2 trumpets, strings and b.c. RV537, Les Violons du Roy (The King’s Violins), Mathieu Lussier, Benjamin Raymond – trumpet, Marianne Boies – trumpet, ATMA ACD2 2602, VIVALDI

Francisco Guerrero (1528-1599), Agnus Dei 1 & 2 from Missa Congratulamini mihi (Rejoice with me), The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, CORO COR16128, FLIGHT OF ANGELS

Francesco Mancini (1672-1737), Sonata VI in Bb, Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players, Gwyn Roberts – alto recorder, Richard Stone – archlute, Adam Pearl – harpsichord, Lisa Terry – cello, Chandos, CHAN 0801, FRANCESCO MANCINI SOLOS FOR A FLUTE

Second Hour

Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654), Surrexit Pastor bonus (Good Shepherd is Risen), Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, Collegium 123, A BANQUET OF VOICES: MUSIC FOR MULTIPLE CHOIRS

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Trumpet Sonata in D, American Concerto Orchestra, Stephen Burns – trumpet, Dorian 80132, TELEMANN FOR TRUMPET

James Oswald (1711-1769), The Poppy (Summer), Chris Norman – baroque flutes, Byron Schenkman – harpsichord, Boxwood BOX903, WINDE & WIRE MUSIC OF 18TH CENTURY SCOTLAND

Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654), Christo, dem Osterlämmlein SSWV 551-552, La Capella Ducale, Musica Fiata, Roland Wilson, cpo 777145, THE GREAT SACRED CONCERTOS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), [Allegro] from Cantata BWV146, Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone, Decca 4782718, BACH SINFONIA

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), MISSA CHRISTI RESURGENTIS: Sonata-Kyrie-Gloria, The English Concert & the Choir of the English Concert, Andrew Manze, Harmonia Mundi 907397, BIBER MISSA CHRISTI RESURGENTIS (1673-4)

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), Mystery Sonata #11 RESURRECTION, Gunar Letzbor – violin, Lorenz Duftschmid, Wolfgang Zerer, Wolfgang Gluxam – harpsichord; Axel Wolf – lute, Arcana 901, SONATAS ON THE MYSTERIES OF THE ROSARY

Third Hour

Enriquez de Valderrabano (c.1500-after 1557), Conde Claros (duet) Bartolomeo Tromboncino (1470-1535), Del Tuo Bel Volto (Your Beautiful Face), Becky Baxter – harp, Therese Honey – harp, Dorian 93193, O LUX BEATA

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Triosonate F-dur op. 2 #4 HWV 389, Frans Bruggen – recorder, Alice Harnoncourt – violin, Nikolaus Harnoncourt – cello, Herbert Tachezi – harpsichord, Teldec / Warner Classics 65836, FRANS BRUGGEN EDITION

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), MESSIAH: Sinfony, Hallelujah Chorus, Worthy is the Lamb & Amen, Concentus Musicus Vienna & Arnold Schoenberg Chorus, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 72039, MESSIAH

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Suite in a: Allemande & Fanfarinette, Tzimon Barto – piano, Ondine 1067, A BASKET OF WILD STRAWBERRIES

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cantata BWV66 Erfreut euch, ihf Herz & Halleluja! (chorale), Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, Deutsche Grammophon 463580, EASTER CANTATAS

Fourth Hour

Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585), Christ rising again from the dead, Chapelle du Roi (King’s Chapel), Alistair Dixon, Signum, 022, THOMAS TALLIS THE COMPLETE WORKS VOL.6

Robert Johnson (c.1583-c.1633), The Merry Clerk & Comedian’s Masque, Fine Arts Brass Ensemble, Nimbus 5546, MUSIC FROM THE ENGLISH COURTS

Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706), Deus in adjutorium (Psalm 70:2), La Capella Ducale & Musica Fiata, Roland Wilson, cpo,916-2, JOHANN PACHELBEL EASTER CANTATAS

Johann Christoph Pezel (1639-1694), Ceremonial Brass Music, London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble, ASV 6013, THE SPLENDOUR OF BAROQUE BRASS

James Oswald (1711-1769), Ranunculus (Spring), Broadside Band, Jeremy Barlow, Matthew Dixon – oboe, Dorian 80164, AIRS FOR THE SEASONS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Organ Concerto in F major op.4 #4 HWV292, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, Alastair Ross – organ, CORO 16066, HANDEL CORONATION ANTHEMS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sinfonia from Cantata #42 (Easter), Chapelle Royale, Philippe Herreweghe, Harmonia Mundi 901328, THE MOST BEAUTIFUL CANTATAS (HMX 2908091.95)