Tag: Halloween

Playlist 2018-10-28

jack-o-lantern

This Week’s Links

Nicholas McGegan retirement

Halloween history

Giuseppe Tartini – DEVIL’S TRILL SONATA

Phantasm

Antonio Vivaldi – LA NOTTE Concerto

First Hour

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704), La Descente d’Orphee aux Enfers: Act IIL scene 4: Vous partez donc, Orphee, Boston Early Music Festival, Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, cpo 777876, CHARPENTIER: LA DESCENTE DORPHEE AUX ENFERS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Agrippina: Sinfonia HWV6: overture, Aria – VAGHE PERLE (Poppea), sarabande, & gigue, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon, Karina Gauvin – soprano (Poppea), Analekta AN 2 2004, HANDEL: ARIAS AND DANCES, EXCERPTS FROM AGRIPPINA & ALCINA

Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704), Medee, Les Arts Florissants (Flourishing Arts), William Christie, Erato 3984-26129, MUSIQUE DE BALLET LES ARTS FLORISSANTS WILLIAM CHRISTIE

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787), Semiramis: grazioso,maestoso,adagio, Tafelmusik, Bruno Weil, Sony 53119, GLUCK: DON JUAN, SEMIRAMIS, TAFELMUSIK BRUNO WEIL

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Griselda: Sinfonia, suite RV718, Les Boreades (Montreal), ATMA 2152, THEATRE MUSICAL

Second Hour

John Ward (1571-1638), Fantasia 2 a4 & Fantasia 3 a4, Phantasm, Laurence Dreyfus, LINN CKD 427, JOHN WARD FANTASIES & VERSE ANTHEMS

Thomas Linley Jr. (1756–1778), Ode on the Witches & Fairies of Shakespeare, Musicians of the Globe, Philips 446689, ODE ON THE WITCHES & FAIRIES OF SHAKESPEARE

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787), ORFEO: Dance of the Furies, Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood, L’Oiseau Lyre 410553, PACHELBEL: CANON

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Flute Concerto #2 in g LA NOTTE, I Musici, Severino Gazzelloni – flute, Philips 454256, COMPLETE FLUTE CONCERTOS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Toccata in d BWV 565, Ton Koopman – organ, Deutsche Grammophon 413638, J.S.BACH: WORKS FOR ORGAN / WORKS FOR HARPSICHORD

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), The Cyclops, Odair Assad – guitar, Sergio Assad – guitar, Nonesuch 79292, RAMEAU, SCARLATTI, COUPERIN, BACH

John Adson (c.1587-1640), The Devil’s Dance
Robert Johnson (c.1583-c.1633), Comedian’s Masque & The Merry Clerk
Anonymous, The Bee, Fine Arts Brass Ensemble, Nimbus 5546, MUSIC FROM THE ENGLISH COURTS

Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770), Sonata in g op.1 #4 DEVIL’S TRILL, Joshua Bell – violin, John Constable – harpsichord, Sony 8869711013, VIVALDI: THE FOUR SEASONS

Third Hour

William Byrd (c.1540-1623), Prevent us, O Lord & Second Service (Nunc dimittis), Choir of Magdalen College Oxford, Bill Ives, Harmonia Mundi 907440, SECOND SERVICE & CONSORT ANTHEMS

Nicola Matteis (c.1650-after 1714), Suite in A: tks 1,3,5-8,10,11, Arcadian Academy, Nicholas McGegan, Harmonia Mundi 907067, NICOLA MATTEIS AYRES FOR THE VIOLIN SUITES AND SONATAS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in C for 2 flutes RV533, Academy of Ancient Music, Stephen Preston – flute, Nicholas McGegan – flute, Decca 455703, VIVALDI CONCERTOS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Anna Magdalena Notebook: suite, Nicholas McGegan – harpsichord, Harmonia Mundi 907042, J.S. BACH. ANNA MAGDALENA NOTEBOOK

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Temple of Glory: suite, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Harmonia Mundi 907121, RAMEAU LE TEMPLE DE LA GLOIRE NAIS

Fourth Hour

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Trio in G BWV586 (after Telemann), Wolfgang Rubsam – organ, Naxos 8.550936, J.S. BACH ORGAN TRANSCRIPTIONS

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Zoroastre: suite, Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Bruggen, Glossa 921106, JEAN PHILIPPE RAMEAU ORCHESTRAL SUITES

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Concerto Grosso #11 in A op.6, Handel and Haydn Society (on authentic instruments), Christopher Hogwood, Avie 2065, HANDEL 6 CONCERTI GROSSI OP.3 & 12 CONCERTI GROSSI OP.6

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Concerto in D after Vivaldi BWV972, Alison Balsom – trumpet(s), Colm Carey – organ, EMI 58047, JS BACH WORKS FOR TRUMPET

Francesco Saverio Geminiani (1687-1762), Concerto Grosso #7 in d, Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze, Harmonia Mundi 907261/2, CONCERTI GROSSI (AFTER CORELLI, OP.5)

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Playlist 2017-10-29

pumpkins

This Week’s Links

History of Halloween

Musical Heritage of the Lutheran Church

Rachel Podger – Interview

Carlo Gesualdo – musicians and murderer

Robert Parsons

Alessandro Stradella

Jean-Marie Leclair

Jean-Baptiste Lully

13 Strangest Composer Deaths in Classical Music

First Hour

Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654), Ludi Musici: Courant XXXII, Galliard VII, & Galliard XXIV, Les Sacqueboutiers, Ambroisie 9996, SAMUEL SCHEIDT LUDI MUSICI BOOK 1

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cantata BWV80:Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, Und wenn die Welt voll Teufel war, & Das Wort sie sollen lassen stahn, English Baroque Soloists & Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner, Soli Deo Gloria 110, BACH CANTATAS VOL.10: POTSDAM/WITTENBERG

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Meine Seele erhebet …BWV648, Amsterdam Baroque, Ton Koopman, Yo Yo Ma – cello, Sony 60681, SIMPLY BAROQUE 2

Johann Hermann Schein (1586-1630), Canzon from Venuskranzlein, Brisk Recorder Quartet Amsterdam, Globe 5214, GERMAN CONSORT MUSIC OF THE 17TH CENTURY

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Concerto in D for horn TWV51:D8, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown, Hermann Baumann – horn 1, Philips 412226, TELEMANN HORN CONCERTOS

Michael Praetorius (1571-1621), Suite from Terpsichore, Doulce Memoire (Sweet Memory), Dorian 90262, FOLIE DOUCE (SWEET FOLLY)

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Mass in g BWV 235: Kyrie & Gloria, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, CORO COR16115, JS BACH: LUTHERAN MASSES VOL.1

 

Second Hour

Carlo Gesualdo (c.1566-1613), Alma d’amore rubelle & O Vos Omnes (O all ye that pass by the way), Concerto Soave, Jean-Marc Aymes, zig zag ZZT319, TRIBULATIONEM

Robert Parsons (c.1530-?1572), Ut re mi fa sol la, Phantasm, Laurence Dreyfus – treble viol & director, Wendy Gillespie – treble & tenor viols, Jonathan Manson – tenor viol, Markku Luolajan-Mikkola – bass viol, AVIE 2054, FOUR TEMPERAMENTS

Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682), Sinfonia in d, Trio Settecento, Rachel Barton Pine – violin, John Mark Rozendaal – cello, David Schrader – harpsichord, Cedille 099, AN ITALIAN SOJOURN

Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764), Sonata #2 in e Book 4, Convivium, Elizabeth Wallfisch – violin, Richard Tunnicliffe – cello, Paul Nicholson – harpsichord, Hyperion 67068, LECLAIR SONATAS FROM QUATRIEME LIVRE DE SONATAS

Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687), Ballet de Xerxes: suite, Aradia Baroque Ensemble, Kevin Mallon, Naxos 554003, BALLET MUSIC FOR THE SUN KING

 

Third Hour

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cantata BWV51: Aria (Soprano): Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen!, (Bethlehem) Bach Festival Orchestra, Greg Funfgeld, Ann Monoyios – soprano, Dorian 90306, THE ASCENSION ORATORIO AND TWO FESTIVE CANTATAS

William Croft (1678-1727), The Funeral,or Grief-a-la-Mode 1702, London Oboe Band, Paul Goodwin, Harmonia Mundi 907181, PLAYHOUSE AIRS: 18TH C. ENGLISH THEATRE MUSIC

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Troisieme Ordre: L’Imperiale: Sonade, Rondeau, Sarabande, & Allemande, Juilliard Baroque, Naxos 573347/48, FRANCOIS COUPERIN LES NATIONS

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Suite in G THE NATIONS TWV55:G4 “Nations anciens et modernes”, Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage, Chandos 0593, TELEMANN MUSIC OF THE NATIONS

 

Fourth Hour

Jean-Joseph Cassanea de Mondonville (1711-1772), Grand Motet: DOMINUS REGNAVIT: chorus: Dominus regnavit (The Lord Reigns), Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir, Ivars Taurins, Tafelmusik Media TMK1029, BEST OF FRENCH BAROQUE

John Jenkins (1592-1678), Lyra consort in G, Parley of Instruments Renaissance Violin Consort, Peter Holman, Hyperion 66604, ENGLISH ORPHEUS VOL.11: LATE CONSORT MUSIC BY JOHN JENKINS

Francesco Maria Veracini (1690-1768), Sonata in d op.2 #12 for violin and continuo, Brecon Baroque, Rachel Podger – violin, Rachel Podger – violin, Channel Classics CCS SA 39217, GRANDISSIMA GRAVITA

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Sonata in in d “Gavota” K.64 & Sonata in A K.429, Angela Hewitt – piano, Hyperion CDA68184, DOMENICO SCARLATTI

Giuseppe Tartini (1692-1770), Devil’s Trill Sonata, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Christian Curnyn, Nicola Benedetti, Decca B0016412-02, ITALIA