Tag: Sunday Baroque

Playlist 2017-02-26

Oscars 2017

This Week’s Links

Classical music in the movies

89th Oscars

First Hour

Robert White (c.1538-1574), Christe, Qui Lux es et Dies (I), Gabrieli Consort, Paul McCreesh, Signum 281, A SONG OF FAREWELL MUSIC OF MOURNING & CONSOLATION

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Occasional Suite in D, English Concert, Trevor Pinnock, Deutsche Grammophon 453451, HANDEL * MUSIC FOR THE ROYAL FIREWORKS ORIGINAL VERSION

Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), Go from my window & Fantasia in 4 parts, Fretwork, Virgin 90849, CRIES AND FANCIES: ORLANDO GIBBONS

John Blow (1649-1708), Sonata in A, Palladian Ensemble, Honest 5010, EXCESS OF PLEASURE

William Croft (1678-1727), Suite from Courtship a la Mode, London Oboe Band, Paul Goodwin, Harmonia Mundi 907181, PLAYHOUSE AIRS: 18TH C. ENGLISH THEATRE MUSIC

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Burial Service: chorale & canzona, Westminster Abbey Choir, Martin Neary, Sony 66243, MUSIC FOR QUEEN MARY:A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE & DEATH OF QUEEN MARY

Second Hour

 

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cello Suite #3 in C BWV1009:prelude, Janos Starker – cello, RCA 61436, BACH: SIX CELLO SUITES

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto #1 in F op. 8 SPRING RV269, English Chamber Orchestra, David Lockington, Anne Akiko Meyers – violin, e-one EOM-CD-7790, THE FOUR SEASONS

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Burlesque Overture: colombine, Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage, Chandos 0512, TELEMANN VOL.2 OUVERTURE BURLESQUE

Johann Sebastian Bach/A. Pratt, Passacaglia & Fugue in c BWV582, Awadagin Pratt – piano, EMI 56836, AWADAGIN PRATT TRANSFORMATIONS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Mandolin Concerto in C RV425, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Avi Avital – mandolin, Deutsche Grammophon B0022627, AVI AVITAL VIVALDI

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Concerto Grosso #1 in G op.6, Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze, Harmonia Mundi 907228/9, TWELVE GRAND CONCERTOS IN SEVEN PARTS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Il Giardino Armonico (Harmonic Garden), Giovanni Antonini, Teldec 8573-85557, MUSICA BAROCCA

Third Hour

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594), Miss Papae Marcelli: Offertorium: Terra tremuit for Easter Day – plainchant & Agnus Dei 1, New York Polyphony, Andrew Fuchs – tenor, Jonathan Woody – bass-baritone, BIS 2203, ROMA AETERNA

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Contrapunctus 1-4, Brecon Baroque, Rachel Podger – violin, Channel Classics 38316, J.S. BACH THE ART OF FUGUE

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in C for 2 violins RV507, Gli Incogniti, Giuliano Carmignola – violin, Amandine Beyer – violin, Harmonia Mundi HMC 902249, ANTONIO VIVALDI CONCERTI PER DUE VIOLINI

Giaches de Wert (1535-1596), Gaudete in Domino a 5 & Amen, amen dico vobis a 5, Stile Antico, Harmonia Mundi HMM 807620, DIVINE THEATRE

Josef Antonin Guretzky (1709-1769), Cello Concerto in G (1735), The Harmonious Society of Tickle-Fiddle Gentlemen, Chaconne CHAN 0816, CONCERTOS OF JOSEF GURETZKY

Fourth Hour

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in D RV563: two allegros, Seattle Baroque, Byron Schenkman & Ingrid Matthews, Sand Dalton & Washington McClain – oboes, Ingrid Matthews – violin, Centaur, 2538, VIVALDI BASSOON CONCERTOS

Enriquez de Valderrabano (c.1500-after 1557), Conde Claros (duet)
Pierre Attaignant (c.1494-c.1551), Gaillarde & Basse Dance
Cancionero de Palacio MS, Entra Mayo, Becky Baxter – harp, Therese Honey – harp, Dorian 93193, O LUX BEATA

Anthony Holborne (c.1545-1602), Elizabethan Dance Suite, Empire Brass, Telarc 80257, ROYAL BRASS

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 Melchior Molter (1696-1765), Trumpet Concerto MWV4 #8, Wurtemberg Chamber Orchestra, Jorg Faerber, Guy Touvron – trumpet, RCA 61200, MOLTER: TRUMPET CONCERTOS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), 4 Duets, BWV802-805, Peter Serkin – piano, RCA 68594, 2-PART INVENTIONS/3-PART SINFONIAS

Playlist 2017-02-19

John Quincy Adams

This Week’s Links

George Frideric Handel Homepage

Harmonious Society of Tickle Fiddle Gentlemen

President’s Day

Thomas Jefferson’s Music

John Quincy Adams and Music

First Hour

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Dixit Dominus: two choruses, 18th c. Ensemble, American Boychoir, James Litton, Music Master 67084, DIXIT DOMINUS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Organ Concerto #5 in F HWV293 op.4, Sonnerie, Monica Huggett – dir & violin, Matthew Halls – organ, AVIE 2055, HANDEL SIX ORGAN CONCERTOS OP.4

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Esther: Tune your harps to cheerful strains, Symphony of Harmony and Invention & The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, Coro 16019, THE SIXTEEN EDITION – HANDEL: ESTHER

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Florindo & Daphne Operas: Suite, Parley of Instruments, Peter Holman, Hyperion CDA67053, HANDEL IN HAMBURG THE PARLEY OF INSTRUMENTS/PETER HOLMAN

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Sonate C-dur op. 1 Nr. 7 HWV 365, Frans Bruggen – recorder, Anner Bylsma – cello, Gustav Leonhardt – harpsichord, Teldec / Warner Classics 65836, FRANS BRUGGEN EDITION

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Water Music Suite #2 in D HWV349, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Deutsche Grammophon 435390, HANDEL: WASSERMUSIK * FEUERWERKSMUSIK

Second Hour

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Mass in b: cum sancto spiritu, Bach Choir of Bethlehem & Bach Festival Orchestra, Greg Funfgeld, Dorian 90253, J.S. BACH: MASS IN B MINOR

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), Sonata in A for 8 trumpets, Wynton Marsalis – trumpets, – kettle drum, Sony 42478, BAROQUE & CLASSICAL MUSIC FOR TRUMPETS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Theodora: For Ever Thus Stands, Venus laughing from the Skies, Oh Love Divine (fin chor), Concentus Musicus Vienna & Arnold Schoenberg Chorus, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Teldec 46447, THEODORA

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cello Suite #6 in D BWV1012: sarabande & gigue, Yo Yo Ma – cello, Sony 63203, INSPIRED BY BACH

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713), Violin Sonata #12 in d FOLLIA op.5, Andrew Manze – violin, Richard Egarr – harpsichord, Harmonia Mundi 907298.99, ARCANGELO CORELLI VIOLIN SONATAS OP.5 COMPLETE

Francesco Saverio Geminiani (1687-1762), Violin Sonata in A Op.1/1, Locatelli Trio, Elizabeth Wallfisch – violin, Richard Tunnicliffe – cello, Hyperion 66583, ENGLISH ORPHEUS VOL.13 ENGLISH 18TH C. VIOLIN SONATAS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in D RV93: Largo, Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Howard Griffiths, Sharon Isbin – guitar, Warner 45312, SHARON ISBIN PLAYS BAROQUE FAVORITES FOR GUITAR

 

Third Hour

Pietro Castrucci (1679-1752), Concerto Grosso op.3 #5 in F:excerpt, Handel Festival Orchestra Halle, Anton Steck, Glissando 779034, CONCERTI GROSSI OP.3 #4,5,6,9,11,12

Johann Kaspar Kerll (1627-1693), Sonata a 2, Quicksilver, Acis 94710, FANTASTICUS

Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667-1752), Trio Sonata in F, The Parnassian Ensemble, Sophie Middleditch & Helen Hooker – recorders, Joseph Crouch – cello, David Pollock – harpsichord, Avie, 2094, A NOBLE ENTERTAINMENT: MUSIC FROM QUEEN ANNE’S LONDON

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Concerto in F for 3 violins TWV53:F1 (Tafelmusik), Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi, Fabio Biondi – violin, Andrea Rognoni – violin, Fabio Ravasi – violin, AgOgique, AGO005, TELEMANN: QUIXOTTE & LA CHANGEANTE

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787), Overture to Orfeo ed Euridice, La Grand Ecurie & La Chambre du Roy, Jean-Claude Malgoire, Auvidis 4767,

Johann Mattheson (1681-1764), Sonata #4 in g op.1 #3, Frans Bruggen, Kees Boeke & Walter van Hauwe – recorders, Frans Bruggen, Kees Boeke & Walter van Hauwe – recorders, Frans Bruggen, Kees Boeke & Walter van Hauwe – recorders, Teldec / Warner Classics 65836, FRANS BRUGGEN EDITION

John Hebden (1712-1765), Concerto #4 in Eb, Cantilena, Adrian Shepherd, Chandos 8339, JOHN HEBDEN: SIX CONCERTOS FOR STRINGS

Fourth Hour

Anonymous, Passacalles & Folias, Belladonna, Dorian 93228, FOLIAS FESTIVAS

David Petersen (c.1651-after 1709, before 1737), Sonata II, Rare Fruits Council, Astree 8615, SPEELSTUKKEN AMSTERDAM 1683

John Playford (1623-1686), Hey to the camp, Schottisch Tanz, Les Witches, Alpha 502, NOBODY’S JIG: MR PLAYFORD’S ENGLISH DANCING MASTER

Josef Antonin Guretzky (1709-1769), Violin Concerto in D (c.1740), The Harmonious Society of Tickle-Fiddle Gentlemen, Chaconne CHAN 0816, CONCERTOS OF JOSEF GURETZKY

Matthew Locke (1621/2-1677), Suite in G from Tripla Concordia, Wayward Sisters, Naxos 8.573020, THE BROKEN CONSORT, PART I

Joan Ambrogio Dalza (fl.1508), Calata ala spagnola
Luis de Narvaez (fl.1526-1549), Fantasia del cuarto tono
Anonymous, Chacona ytaliana:”Sencilla pastora”
Juan Arañés (? – c.1649), Chacona: Una sarao de la chacona, Piffaro Renaissance Band, Grant Herreid – vihuela, Deutsche Grammophon 453441, LOS MINISTRILES

Playlist 2017-02-12

Venus and Adonis, Peter Paul Rubens (1630s)

This Week’s Links

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s traditions around the world

Wearing your heart on your sleeve

“Weird things you didn’t know about Valentine’s Day”

First Hour

Pernot Vermont (Pierre ‘le jeune’) (c.1495-1558), Hayne et amour (hate and love)
Jacotin [Le Bel?], Si bon amour (…good love), Zephyrus Flutes, Zephyrus ZF001, PIERRE ATTAINGNANT CHANSONS MUSICALES, PARIS 1533

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in Bb for violin & cello RV547, National Arts Center Orchestra of Canada, Pinchas Zukerman – violin, Amanda Forsyth – cello, Analekta AN2 8783, BAROQUE TREASURY

Giovanni Pierluigi Palestrina (1525-1594), Song of Songs #16: Surge amica mea (Arise My Love), The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, CORO 16133, PALESTRINA VOLUME 6

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), Partia #1 in d: excerpt, Rebel, Jorg-Michael Schwarz, Karen-Marie Marmer – violin, Bridge 9213, HARMONIA ARTIFICIOSO-ARIOSA (1696)

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), The Nightingale in Love & Forlane en Rondeau, Schmidt Verdery Duo, Benjamin Verdery – guitar, Rie Schmidt – flute, Newport Classics 60010, REVERIE: FRENCH MUSIC FOR FLUTE

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Brandenburg Concerto #4 in G BWV1049, Concentus Musicus Vienna, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Teldec 75858, J.S. BACH BRANDENBURG CONCERTOS NOS. 1, 2, 4

Second Hour

Nicola Matteis (c.1650-after 1714), Other Airs & Pieces: Aria amoroso, Trio Sonnerie, Teldec 90841, A GIFT OF NATURE

John Blow (1649-1708), Venus & Adonis, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Rene Jacobs, Harmonia Mundi 901684, VENUS & ADONIS

Anonymous, Come, Gentle Night (Romeo & Juliet), Ensemble Galilei, Telarc 80556, COME, GENTLE NIGHT: MUSIC OF SHAKESPEARE’S WORLD

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Dido & Aeneas: Overture, Chorus – GREAT MINDS AGAINST THEMSELVES CONSPIRE, Ritornelle & When I am Laid in Earth (Dido’s Lament), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Rene Jacobs, Harmonia Mundi 901683, PURCELL: DIDO & AENEAS / JACOBS,DAWSON,FINLEY, ET AL

Michele Mascitti (1664-1760), Psyche op.5 #12, Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi – violin, Virgin Veritas 45588, ITALIAN VIOLIN SONATAS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), ACIS AND GALATEA: Act 1: duet: HAPPY WE!, Mercury Baroque, Antoine Plante, Ana Treviño-Godfrey – soprano (Galatea), Karim Sulayman – tenor (Acis), Houston Public Radio HPR 00614, ACIS AND GALATEA

Third Hour

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Pygmalion: Sarabande pour la Statue, European Union Baroque Orchestra, Roy Goodman, Naxos 8557490, PLATEE – PIGMALION – DARDANUS BALLET SUITES

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (c.1620/23-1680), Sonatina #1, Stuttgart Caprice Ensemble, Matthias Maute – recorder, Sophie Lariviere – recorder, Antes 319149, ARLECCHINO: JOHANN HEINRICH SCHMELZER SONATE E BALLETTI

Louis-Nicolas Clerambault (1676-1764), La Magnifique (trio sonata), Music from Aston Magna, Daniel Stepner – baroque violin, Christopher Krueger – baroque flute, Laura Jeppesen – viola da gamba, John Gibbons – harpsichord, Centaur CRC3169, LOUIS-NICOLAS CLERAMBAULT (1676-1764)

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787), Melody & Dance of Blessed Spirits, Michala Petri – recorder, Lars Hannibal – guitar, RCA 59112, ARTIST OF THE CENTURY – THE ULTIMATE RECORDER COLLECTION

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in g RV812, European Union Chamber Players, Julian Lloyd Webber – cello, Jiaxin Lloyd Webber – cello, Naxos 8.573374, VIVALDI CONCERTOS FOR TWO CELLOS

Michel Blavet (1700-1768), Sonata V in D Op.2 #5, Masahiro Arita – flute, Chiyoko Arita – harpsichord, Wieland Kuijken – viola da gamba, Denon 79550, BLAVET: 5 SONATES FOR FLUTE-TRAVERSIERE

Fourth Hour

John Wilbye (1574-1638), Flora gave me fairest flowers
Michael East (c.1580-1648), Quick, quick, away, dispatch!, Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, Collegium 105, FLORA GAVE ME FAIREST FLOWERS

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), Sonata #4 in D, John Holloway – violin, Aloysia Assenbaum – organ, Lars Ulrik Mortensen – harpsichord, ECM 1791, UNAM CEYLUM (ONE HEAVEN)

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

Martin Codax (c.1230), Quantas sabedes amare (Cantiga de amigo V), Montserrat Figueras – voice, Arianna Savall – harp & voice, Ferran Savall – voice, Jordi Savall – vielle, Alia Vox AV 9841, DU TEMPS & DE L’INSTANT

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Chaconne in G, Alexandre Lagoya – guitar, Ida Presti – guitar, Philips 454030, THE BEST OF HANDEL

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Quadro in g TWV 43:4, Voices of Music, Voices of Music 24, BACH & TELEMANN SONATAS, PRELUDES & FANTASIAS

Playlist 2017-02-05

This Week’s Links

African American History Month

Association for the Study of African American Life and History

Kathleen Battle

Wynton Marsalis

Ann Hobson Pilot

Awadagin Pratt

Andre Watts

Birds and their Songs

Dainty Fine Bird – Orlando Gibbons

Il Penseroso – George Frideric Handel

National Bird Feeding Month

First Hour

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Mass in b: BWV232: Benedictus, qui venit in nomine Domini, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, John Nelson, Kathleen Battle – soprano, Itzhak Perlman – violin, Deutsche Grammophon 429737, THE BACH ALBUM

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Concerto in D for 3 trumpets TWV54:D4, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard, Wynton Marsalis – trumpets, Sony 42478, BAROQUE & CLASSICAL MUSIC FOR TRUMPETS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Violin Sonata #3: largo, Ann Hobson Pilot – harp, Boston Rec, 1002, ANN HOBSON PILOT

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in g for 2 cellos RV531, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Bobby McFerrin, Bobby McFerrin – voice, Peter Howard – cello, Sony 64600, PAPER MUSIC

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Sonata in A K.39, Andre Watts – piano, Sony 68455, GREATEST HITS BAROQUE PIANO

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Brandenburg Concerto #5 in D BWV1050, St. Lawrence String Quartet, Awadagin Pratt – piano, Stephen Tramontazzi – bass, EMI 57227, AWADAGIN PRATT AND THE ST. LAWRENCE STRING QUARTET PLAY BACH

Second Hour

William Williams (?1675-1701), Sonata #6 in F – IN IMITATION OF BIRDS: excerpt, The Parnassian Ensemble, Sophie Middleditch & Helen Hooker – recorders, Joseph Crouch – cello, David Pollock – harpsichord, Avie 2094, A NOBLE ENTERTAINMENT: MUSIC FROM QUEEN ANNE’S LONDON

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Flute Concerto #3 in D Op 10 RV428 The Goldfinch (Il Gardellino), I Musici, Aurele Nicolet – flute, Philips 420188, VIVALDI: 6 FLUTE CONCERTOS OP. 10

Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), Dainty fine bird, Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, Collegium 105, FLORA GAVE ME FAIREST FLOWERS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), IL PENSEROSO: Sweet Bird, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner, Jean Pierre Rampal – flute, Kathleen Battle – soprano, Sony 53106, IN CONCERT: KATHLEEN BATTLE & JEAN-PIERRE RAMPAL

Johann Heinrich Schmelzer (c.1620/23-1680), Cuckoo Sonata, Romanesca, Harmonia Mundi 907143, SCHMELZER VIOLIN SONATAS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Organ Concerto #13 in F THE CUCKOO AND THE NIGHTINGALE, Concerto Amsterdam, Jaap Schroder, Daniel Chorzempa – organ, Philips 454030, THE BEST OF HANDEL

Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764), Le Rappel des Oiseaux, Odair Assad – guitar, Sergio Assad – guitar, Nonesuch 79292, RAMEAU,SCARLATTI,COUPERIN,BACH

Third Hour

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Pieces de Clavecin: allegresse, London Brass, Teldec 18665, LONDON BRASS BAROQUE

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Sonata in D op.1 #13 HWV371 AUTHENTIC, Andrew Manze – violin, Richard Egarr – harpsichord, Harmonia Mundi 907259, GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL COMPLETE VIOLIN SONATAS MANZE/EGARR

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

Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764), Concerto in A op.7 #6 for violin, Arion Ensemble (Montreal, Canada), Monica Huggett, Monica Huggett – violin, ATMA ACD2 2143, JEAN-MARIE LECLAIR CONCERTOS

Fourth Hour

Pietro Antonio Locatelli (1695-1764), Concerto in G op.3 #9: largo, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Andrea Marcon, Giuliano Carmignola – violin, Deutsche Grammophon 3849-02, CONCERTO VENEZIANO (VENETIAN CONCERTO)

Johann Joseph Fux (1660-1741), Ouverture a 4 #6, Clemencic Consort, Rene Clemencic, OEHMS 556, CONCENTUS MUSICO-INSTRUMENTALIS

King Frederick II of Prussia (1712-1786), Sonata in b for flute & b.c., Emmanuel Pahud – flute, Jonathan Manson – cello, Trevor Pinnock – harpsichord, EMI Classics 84220, THE FLUTE KING

Ernst Gottlieb Baron (1696-1760), Suite in B-Flat Major – Allemande, Courente, Menuet & Bourée, John Schneiderman – lutes, VGo Recordings VG1008, BAROQUE LUTE DUETS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in C for violin, cello, organ, strings and continuo RV554a, La Serenissima, Adrian Chandler – violin & director, Adrian Chandler – violin, Sarah McMahon – cello, Robert Howarth – organ, AVIE 2063, MUSIC FOR THE CHAPEL OF THE PIETA

Playlist 2017-01-29

This Week’s Links

Chinese New Year

Shanghai Quartet

Yo Yo Ma

Xuefei Yang

La Follia

First Hour

Jean le Flelle (fl. 1630s), The Queen’s Maske, Andrew Lawrence King – harp, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77504, HIS MAJESTY’S HARPER

Bartolome de Escobedo (c.1510-1563), Mass for King Philip of Spain: agnus dei, Westminster Cathedral Choir, James O’Donnell, Hyperion 67046, MORTUS EST PHILIPPUS REX

William Lawes (1605-1645), Royall Consort Sett #6 in D: fantazy, aire (alman) and corant, Consort Les Voix Humaines, ATMA Classique ACD2 2373, THE ROYALL CONSORTS

Jean-Baptiste Lully, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Anonymous, The Royal Diversion, Chatham Baroque, Dorian 90272, DANSE ROYALE

Francesco Corbetta (c.1615-1681), Folia in d for guitar (from la Guitarre Royalle 1671), Giancarlo Rado – baroque guitar, Erato 85775, FOLLIE ALL’ITALIANA (ITALIAN FOLLIES)

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Coronation Anthem HWV259: Let thy hand be strengthened, The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, CORO 16066, HANDEL CORONATION ANTHEMS

Georg Muffat (1653-1704), Imperial Coronation, Joseph I, Armonico Tributo, Lorenz Duftschmid, cpo 999635, GEORG MUFFAT NOBILIS JUVENTUS SUITES & CONCERTOS

Second Hour

Tobias Hume (c.1569-1645), Hark, Hark & M.S. Georges delight, Nima Ben David – basse de viole & director, Aiane Maurette & Andreas Linos – violes, Pascale Boquet – tenor & basse de luth & theorbe, Pascal Gallon – basse de luth, Alpha 61, THE PASSION OF MUSICK

Tomaso Albinoni (1671-1751), Concerto (12) a 5 op.9 #1 oboe in Bb, I Solisti Veneti, Claudio Scimone, Michala Petri – recorder, RCA 60207, ALBINONI: 8 CONCERTOS / PETRI, SCIMONE, I SOLISTI VENETI

Lucas Ruis de Ribayaz (c.1650-?), Xacaras Por Primer Tono, Harp Consort, Andrew Lawrence King, RCA 77340, SPANISH DANCES: LUZ Y NORTE

King Frederick the Great (1712-1786), Symphony in D, CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra (Berlin), Hartmut Haenchen, Capriccio 10064, FREDERICK II, KING OF PRUSSIA FLUTE CONCERTS AND SYMPHONIES

King Henry VIII (1491-1547), Pastime with Good Company, Fine Arts Brass Ensemble, Nimbus 5546, MUSIC FROM THE ENGLISH COURTS

Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer (1692-1766), Concerto #3 in A, I Musici de Montreal, Yuli Turovsky, Chandos 8481, WASSENAER SIX “PERGOLESI” CONCERTI ARMONICI

Francesco Bonporti (1672-1749), Serenata #6 in A op.12, Bloomington (Indiana) Baroque, Stanley Ritchie, Dorian 80160, CONCERTI & SERENATE

Third Hour

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Second Ordre: L’Espagnole: Passacaille, Juilliard Baroque, Naxos 573347/48, FRANCOIS COUPERIN LES NATIONS

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Dioclesian Suite, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon, Sony 66169, HENRY PURCELL AYRES FOR THE THEATRE

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), French Suite #6 in E BWV817, Enrique Graf – piano, Centaur, 2125, ENRIQUE GRAF PLAYS BACH

Sylvius Leopold Weiss (1687-1750), Suite in A SC 65: L’Esprit Italien, Lutz Kirchhof – lute, Sony 48391, LUTE WORKS, VOL. 1 & 2

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Concerto Polonoise in Bb TWV43:B3, Rebel, Jorg-Michael Schwarz – violin, Dorian 90302, TELEMANN ALLA POLACCA: CONCERTI & SUITES BY GP TELEMANN

Fourth Hour

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Air on the G string, Xuefei Yang – guitar, EMI Classics 6 79018, XUEFEI YANG BACH CONCERTOS

attributed to Giovanni Frescobaldi (1583-1643), Toccata, Camerata Salzburg, Jian Wang – cello, Deutsche Grammophon 99402, THE BAROQUE ALBUM

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Royal Fireworks: Overture, Montreal Baroque, Matthias Maute, ATMA 2367, MUSIC FOR THE ROYAL FIREWORKS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in c for cello RV401, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman, Yo Yo Ma – baroque cello, Sony 90916, VIVALDI’S CELLO

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Sonata in E K.162, Duanduan Hao – piano, Naxos 8.572586, DOMENICO SCARLATTI COMPLETE KEYBOARD SONATAS VOL.14

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Orchestral Suite #2 in b BWV1067, Shanghai Quartet, Eugenia Zukerman – flute, Anthony Newman – harpsichord, Delos 3173, MUSIC FOR A SUNDAY MORNING

Playlist 2017-01-22

This Week’s Links

Australia Day

Ludovico’s Band

Charles Mackerras

Stanley Ritchie – violin

Richard Tognetti & Australian Chamber Orchestra

John Williams – guitar

First Hour

Cesare Negri (pub.1602), Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta (pub.1600), Brando di Cales & Passo e mezzo, Mindy Rosenfeld – flute, Ronn McFarlane – lute, Dorian Sono Luminus DSL-92169, NINE NOTES THAT SHOOK THE WORLD

Marco Uccellini (1603/1610-1680), La Bergamasca: Aria #5, Aria Decima Quarta (#14) & Sonata Vigesima Settima (#27), Arcadian Academy, Harmonia Mundi 907066, LA BERGAMASCA.UCCELLINI.THE ARCADIAN ACADEMY/NICHOLAS MCGEGAN

Francesco Cavalli (1602-1676), Canzon a 3 & Canzon a 4, Concerto Palatino, Bruce Dickey & Charles Toet, Glossa 922509, VESPRO DELLA BEATA VERGINE

Giuseppe Torelli (1658-1709), Concerto in e op.8 #9 for violin, strings and continuo, Les Boreades (Montreal), Francis Colpron, Helene Plouffe – baroque violin, ATMA Classique, ACD2 2606, LA GENIALE

Giuseppe Sammartini (1695-1750), Concerto in F, Concentus Musicus Vienna, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Frans Bruggen – recorder, Teldec / Warner Classics 65836, FRANS BRUGGEN EDITION RECORDER SONATAS AND CONCERTOS

Second Hour

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Saul: Funeral March & Scipione: March, English Chamber Orchestra, Charles Mackerras, Novalis 150108, HANDEL ORCHESTRA WORKS

Girolamo Kapsberger (c.1580-1651), Kapsberger
Santiago de Murcia (c.1682-c.1732), Cumbees, Ludovico’s Band, ABC Classics 4766158, THE ITALIAN GROUND

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Flute Concerto in G op.10 #4 RV435, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti, Emmanuel Pahud – flute, EMI 47212, VIVALDI FLUTE CONCERTOS

Johann Georg Knechtl, Horn Concerto in D, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Iona Brown, Barry Tuckwell – horn, London 417406, BAROQUE HORN CONCERTOS

Francesco Bonporti (1672-1749), Concerto #8 in D, Bloomington (Indiana) Baroque, Stanley Ritchie, Dorian 80160, CONCERTI & SERENATE

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Violin Concerto #2 in E BWV1042, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Kenneth Sillito, John Williams – guitar, Sony 39560, JOHN WILLIAMS BACH-HANDEL-MARCELLO CONCERTOS

Third Hour

William Byrd (c.1540-1623), Mass for five voices: Sanctus & Benedicturs, Stile Antico, Harmonia Mundi HMU 807572, THE PHOENIX RISING

Philip Heinrich Erlebach (1657-1714), Overture and Suite in C (1693), Tempo Rubato, Alexander Weimann, ATMA Classique ACD2 2668, MEINE SEELE GERMAN SACRED MUSIC

John Dowland (1563-1626), M. Giles Hoby his Galiard, Fretwork, Virgin, 91117,

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in D RV92, Ornamente 99, Dorothee Oberlinger – recorder, Marc Aurel 20015, VIVALDI CONCERTI PER FLAUTO

Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707), Sonata in F BuxWV 269, Stylus Phantasticus, Pablo Valetti & Amandine Beyer – violins, Friederike Heumann – viola da gamba, Dolores Costoyas – theorbo, Marina Bonetti – harp, Alpha 047, DIETRICH BUXTEHUDE (C.1637-1707)

Jacques Martin Hotteterre (1674-1763), First Suite in g (Deuxieme Livre), Les Inegales (The Unequal Ones), Rodrigo Tarraza – transverse flute, Christine Gevert – harpsichord, Petr Wagner – viola da gamba, Carpe Diem 16257, ORDINAIRE DE LA CHAMBRE DU ROI

Fourth Hour

Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757), Sonata in d Allegretto  K.552 L 421, Orion Weiss – piano, Naxos 573222, SCARLATTI COMPLETE KEYBOARD SONATAS VOL.15

Johann David Heinichen (1683-1729), Concerto in A S.228 oboe d’amore, Il Fondamento, Paul Dombrecht, Paul Dombrecht – oboe d’amore, Passacaille 921, GALANT COURT MUSIC

Jacques Aubert (1689-1753), Concert of Symphonies in D-Suite #2, Collegium Musicum 90, Simon Standage, Chandos 0577, LE CARILLON

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in A for 4 violins RV 552 PER ECO IN LONTANA, Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze – violin, William Thorpe – Violin, Iona Davies – Violin, Peter Lissauer – Violin, William Thorpe – Violin, Iona Davies – Violin, Peter Lissauer – Violin, Harmonia Mundi 907230, CONCERT FOR THE PRINCE OF POLAND

Playlist 2017-01-15

This Week’s Links

American Foundation for the Blind

Louis Braille

Handel and Bach blinded by quackery

Francois Couperin portrait

First Hour

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cantata BWV124: Coro (Choral): Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht & Choral: Jesum lass ich micht vor mir, Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, Soli Deo Gloria SDG 174, JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH CANTATAS VOL. 18: WEIMAR/LEIPZIG/HAMBURG

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713), Ciacona, Sonatori de la Gioiosa Marca, Erato 85775, FOLLIE ALL’ITALIANA (ITALIAN FOLLIES)

Giovanni Gabrieli (1554/7-1612), Canzon Seconda
Lodovico Grossi da Viadana (c.1560-1627), Sinfonia LA BERGAMASCA
Biagio Marini (1594-1663), Canzon #3, London Brass, Philip Pickett, Teldec 90856, GABRIELI IN VENICE

Giuseppe Valentini (c.1680-c.1759), Concerto Grosso in a op.7 #11, European Union Baroque Orchestra, Ricardo Minasi, Dominika Feher, Claudia Norz, Jacek Kurzydlo & Anna Curzon – violins, Ricardo Cuende Isuskiza – viola, Petr Hamouz – cello, K&K Verlasanstalt, CORELLI’S LEGACY

Johann Schickhardt (c.1682-1762), Concerto in g for flute & 2 oboes, Musica Ad Rhenum (Music on the Rhine), Jed Wentz – flutist & conductor, Jed Wentz – flute, oboe, oboe, NM Classics 92037, BAROQUE CONCERTI FROM THE NETHERLANDS

Second Hour

Antonio de Cabezon (1510-1566), Diferencias sobre el canto de La Dama le demanda & Pur un plaisir, Doulce Memoire (Sweet Memory), Denis Raisin Dadre, Ricercar RIC 335, OBRAS DE MUSICA

Christoph Graupner (1683-1760), Recorder Concerto in F, Hesperus, Scott Reiss – recorder, Koch 7454, BAROQUE RECORDER CONCERTI

Antonio Valente (fl.1565-1580), Gagliarde napolitane (arr. Olivier Fourés), soloists from the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Daniel Hope – violin, Deutsche Grammophon B0013993-02, AIR – A BAROQUE JOURNEY

John Stanley (1712-1786), Concerto in b op.2 #2, Parley of Instruments, Roy Goodman, Hyperion Helios 55361, JOHN STANLEY 6 CONCERTOS IN 7 PARTS, OP. 2

Turlough O’Carolan (1670-1738), O’Carolan’s Draft, Tina Chancey – viola da gamba, Scott Reiss – recorder, Zan McLeod – guitar, Golden Apple, THE VERSATILE VIOL: SCOTTISH & IRISH MUSIC

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Art of Fugue: Contrapunctus XI & Contrapunctus XII, Les Violons du Roy (King’s Violins), Bernard Labadie, Dorian 90297, ART OF THE FUGUE

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Samson: Act I: Sinfonia, English Concert, Trevor Pinnock, Anthony Halstead – horn, Christian Rutherford – horn, Deutsche Grammophon 419219, HANDEL OVERTURES

Third Hour

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Book I: 2nd Ordre: Les Idees heureuses, Angela Hewitt – piano, Hyperion 67520, FRANCOIS COUPERIN KEYBOARD MUSIC VOL.3

Jacques Martin Hotteterre “le Romain” (1673-1763), Suite #1 in D, Philippe Allain-Dupre – flute, Yasuko Uyama- Bouvard – harpsichord, Philippe Pierlot – viola da gamba, Naxos, 553707, FIRST BOOK OF PIECES FOR TRANSVERSE FLUTE, OP.2, 1708

Giuseppe Sammartini (1695-1750), Trio Sonata in b op.1 #6, Musica Pacifica, Judith Linsenberg – recorder, Navona Records NV6056, MI PALPITA IL COR : BAROQUE PASSIONS

Pietro Baldassare (c.1683-after 1768), Sonata #1 in F for trumpet & strings, Chamber Ensemble, Stephen Burns – trumpet, ASV 6081, TRUMPET VOLUNTARY

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Organ Concerto #1 in g op.4, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Bob van Asperen, Bob van Asperen – organ, Virgin 45174, HANDEL – ORGAN CONCERTOS OP. 4

Fourth Hour

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Dixit Dominus RV807: choruses, La Nuova Musica, David Bates, Harmonia Mundi 807587, VIVALDI / HANDEL DIXIT DOMINUS

Jean Japart (FL.1474-1481), Questa se chiama a4, De tous biens playne a4, Amours amours amours a4 & Fortuna dun gran tempo a4, Les Flamboyants, Michael Form, Christophorus, CHR 77353, LE MAITRE DE >>FRICASEE<< SECULAR MUSIC OF JEAN JAPART

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Overture in c for violin, 2 oboes & bassoon, Berlin Baroque Soloists, Rainer Kussmaul, Albrecht Mayer – oboe, Viola Orlovsky – oboe, Stefan Schweigert – bassoon, Deutsche Grammophon/Archiv 4775923, SINFONIA MELODICA

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in d RV235, Venice Baroque Orchestra, Andrea Marcon, Giuliano Carmignola – violin, Sony 87733, LATE VIVALDI CONCERTOS RV 386, 235, 296, 258, 389, 251

Johannes Schenck (1660-c.1720), Sonata Settima (#7) in F op.3, La Suave Melodia (The Suave Melody), Etcetera KTC1356, IL GIARDINO ARMONICO (WORLD PREMIERE RECORDING)

Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1758), Concerto in G FWV L:G13, Tempesta di Mare (Sea Tempest), Chandos 0783, JOHANN FRIEDRICH FASCH ORCHESTRAL WORKS VOL. 2

Playlist 2017-01-08

First Hour

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Cantata: Lobet den Herrn, alle seine Heerscharen: opening chorus & final chorale, Hanover Court Capella, Friedemann Immer Trumpet Consort, Ulrich Stotzel, Hanssler, 98.179, FESTLICHE KANTATEN (FESTIVE CANTATAS)

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Serse: Ombra Mai Fu, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Harry Bicket, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson – mezzo soprano, AVI, AV0030, LORRAINE HUNT LIEBERSON – HANDEL ARIAS

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

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Quatuor #3 in G from Nouveaux Quatuors (1738), Musica Pacifica, Judith Linsenberg – recorder, Navona Records NV6056, MI PALPITA IL COR : BAROQUE PASSIONS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in e RV277 IL FAVORITO, Il Giardino Armonico (Harmonic Garden), Giovanni Antonini, Viktoria Mullova – violin (1723 “Jules Falk” Stradivarius), Onyx Classics 4001, ANTONIO VIVALDI 5 VIOLIN CONCERTOS

Second Hour

Francois Chauvon (fl.1710-1740), Suite #11: courante LA DUCHE, La Samaritaine & Chaconne end rondeau LA LISTENAY, Alison Melville – recorder, Washington McClain – baroque oboe, Michael McCraw – baroque bassoon, Julia Wedman – baroque violin, Charlotte Nediger – harpsichord, Early Music EMCCD-7773, CHAUVON LES NOUVEAUX BIJOUX

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Water Music Suite #3 in G HWV350, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, Philips 434122, HANDEL: WATER MUSIC

Francois Couperin (1668-1733), Les Baricades misterieuses, rondeau, Igor Kipnis – harpsichord, Sony 45524, GREATEST HITS OF THE HARPSICHORD

Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745), Capriccio in D #1 ZWV182 (c.1717), The Bach Sinfonia, Daniel Abraham, Sono Luminus DSL-92163, ZELENKA: THE CAPRICCIOS

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Ich hatte viel Bekümmernisse TWV 1:843 – choruses, Rheinische Kantorei, Das Kleine Konzert, Hermann Max, cpo 777195-2, DREI SIND, DIE DA ZEUGEN IM HIMMEL

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Sonata #5 in f BWV1018, Michelle Makarski – violin, Keith Jarrett – piano, ECM New Series 2230/31, SIX SONATAS FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO

Third Hour

Dario Castello (c.1590-c.1658), Sonata quarta for violin 1 and violetta, Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr, Academy of Ancient Music AAM005, DARIO CASTELLO SONATE CONCERTATE IN STIL MODERNO, LIBRO PRIMO

Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643), Suite from l’Orfeo, Canadian Brass, Opening Day ODR7380, ECHO – GLORY OF GABRIELI

Biagio Marini (1594-1663), L’Aguzzona, Quicksilver, Acis Productions APL72546, STILE MODERNO NEW MUSIC FROM THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Suite from THE VIRTUOUS WIFE, Adrian Butterfield & Helene Plouffe – violins, Margaret Little – viola, Susie Napper – cello, Christopher Jackson – harpsichord, Nigel North – lute, ATMA ACD2 2300, LOST IS MY QUIET

Johann Bernhard Bach (1676-1749), Suite in g, Arion Baroque Orchestra, Barthold Kuijken, ATMA ACD2 2257, SUITES CONCERTANTES

Fourth Hour

Bernardo Pasquini (1637-1710), Sinfonia a quattro, Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone – directing from the harpsichord, Decca 1808-02, ARCADIA

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Concerto #2 in g for harpsichord & flute TWV.42:g2, Wilbert Hazelzet – flute, Jacques Ogg – harpsichord, Jaap ter Linden – cello, Konrad Junghanel – lute, Glossa 920803, CONCERTO DA CAMERA

Christoph Graupner (1683-1760), Concerto in Bb for bassoon and 2 violins, L’Ensemble des Idees heureuses (Ensemble for Happy Ideas), Genevieve Soly, Mathieu Lussier – baroque bassoon, Analekta FL 23162, GRAUPNER INSTRUMENTAL AND VOCAL MUSIC VOL.1

Johann David Heinichen (1683-1729), Concerto in D S.224 violin, strings & b.c., Il Fondamento, Paul Dombrecht, Dirk Vandaele – violin, Passacaille 921, GALANT COURT MUSIC

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Christmas Oratorio BWV248: Cantata #6: opening chorus, Choral (coro) Ich steh’ an deiner Krippen hier, closing chorus, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, Ensemble Vocal de Lausanne, Michel Corboz, Erato Apex, 2564 68621-7, WEIHNACHTS-ORATORIUM

Johann Friedrich Fasch (1688-1758), Violin Concerto in A, La Stravaganza Koln, cpo 777015, JOHANN FRIEDRICH FASCH: CONCERTOS

Playlist 2017-01-01

This Week’s Links

The Beatles ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

Bach Christmas Oratorio

First Hour

John Dowland (1563-1626), Come Away (Come again) & Fancy #1, David Russell – guitar, Telarc 80659, RENAISSANCE FAVORITES FOR GUITAR

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Oboe Concerto #3 in g, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard, Heinz Holliger – oboe, Philips 454030, THE BEST OF HANDEL

Jean Joseph Mouret (1682-1738), Rondeau (Masterpiece Theater Theme), Millar Brass Ensemble, Vincent Cichowicz, Delos 3171, BRASS SURROUND

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cello Suite #3: prelude & allemande, Yo Yo Ma – cello, Sony 63203, INSPIRED BY BACH

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Water Music Suite #1 in F HWV348, Boston Baroque, Martin Pearlman, Telarc 80594, HANDEL MUSIC FOR THE ROYAL FIREWORKS & WATER MUSIC

Second Hour

Thomas Morley (c.1557-1602), My Bonny Lass She Smileth & Fyer, fyer, Cambridge Singers, John Rutter, Collegium 105, FLORA GAVE ME FAIREST FLOWERS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Brandenburg Concerto #2 in F BWV1047, Scottish Ensemble, Jonathan Rees – violin, Graham Ashton – trumpet, Giles Lewin – recorder, Nicholas Daniel – oboe, Virgin 59688, THE BRANDENBURG CONCERTOS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Invention #8 in F BWV779, Invention #1 in C, BWV772, Invention #10 in G BWV781, Invention #3 in D BWV774, Invention #12 in A BWV783 & Invention #6 in E BWV777, Peter Serkin – piano, RCA 68594, 2-PART INVENTIONS/3-PART SINFONIAS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in c for 2 trumpets, strings and continuo, Philharmonia Orchestra, Claudio Scimone, Bibi Black – trumpet, Jeffrey Kaye – trumpet, EMI 54620, TRUMPET CONCERTOS

Marin Marais (1656-1728), Sonneri de Sainte Genevieve du Mont de Paris, Music of the Spheres, Music of the Spheres 2013, TOUJOURS L’AMOUR

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Suite from Music for Royal Fireworks, Canadian Brass, RCA 68257, FIREWORKS! BAROQUE BRASS FAVORITES

Third Hour

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Three Parts upon a Ground, Hesperion XXI, Jordi Savall, Alia Vox 9820, OSTINATO

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Suite in G (Anna Magdalena Book), Michael Parloff – flute, Gerald Ranck – harpsichord, ESS.A.Y 1027, THE FLUTE ALBUM

Jacques-Alexandre de Saint-Luc (1663-1710), Rigadon and Passepied, Rolf Smedvig – trumpet, Michael Murray – organ, Telarc 80341, CEREMONIAL MUSIC FOR TRUMPET AND ORGAN

Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Recorder Suite in a TWV55:a2, Akademie Fur Alte Musik Berlin (Academy for Ancient Music), Stephan Mai – violin & director, Maurice Steger – alto recorder, Harmonia Mundi 901917, TELEMANN BLOCKFLOTEN-WERKE

Michael Praetorius (1571-1621), Dances from Terpsichore, Parley of Instruments, David Hill, Hyperion 66200, CHRISTMAS MUSIC BY PRAETORIUS

Fourth Hour

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

Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Abdelazer – Moor’s Revenge: Suite, Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, Thomas Hengelbrock, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77231, H.PURCELL  INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto #1 in F op. 8 SPRING RV269, English Chamber Orchestra, David Lockington, Anne Akiko Meyers – violin, e-one EOM-CD-7790, THE FOUR SEASONS

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Christmas Oratorio: Cantata #5: opening chorus, Bach Choir of Bethlehem & Bach Festival Orchestra, Greg Funfgeld, Dorian 93183 I/II, CHRISTMAS ORATORIO BWV 248

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Prelude, Fugue & Allegro in Eb BWV998, David Russell – guitar, Telarc 80584, DAVID RUSSELL PLAYS JS BACH

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Zadok the Priest Coronation Anthem, Academy & Chorus of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner, Philips 454030, THE BEST OF HANDEL

Playlist 2016-12-25

Sunday Baroque gift list

This Week’s Links

Sunday Baroque Holiday Gift List

History of Christmas

Christmas Traditions

Hanukkah

Latkes Recipes

Winter Solstice

Handel JUDAS MACCABAEUS oratorio

First Hour

James Oswald (1711-1769), The Laurel (Winter), Mindy Rosenfeld – flute, Ronn McFarlane – lute, Dorian Sono Luminus DSL-92169, NINE NOTES THAT SHOOK THE WORLD

English traditional, (arr. H. Walford Davies), The Holly and the Ivy, Choir of Westminster Abbey, Simon Preston, Christopher Herrick – organ, Deutsche Grammophon 445572, CHRISTMAS CAROLS

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in f op.8 #4 RV297 WINTER, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble, Joshua Bell – violin, Sony 8869711013, VIVALDI: THE FOUR SEASONS

John Playford (1623-1686), Drive the cold winter away (jig), Les Witches, Alpha 502, NOBODY’S JIG: MR PLAYFORD’S ENGLISH DANCING MASTER

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Christmas Oratorio BWV248 – Part 1 – Chorus: Jauchzet, frohlocket!, Aria (alto): Nun wird mein liebster Brautigam, Chorale: Ach, mein herzliebes Jesulein, Chorale: Wie soll ich dichempfangen,  Part 1 – Aria (bass): Großer Herr, o starker König, Wiebke Lehmkuhl – alto, Konstantin Wolff – bass, Decca 478227, BACH WEIHNACHTS-ORATORIUM

Giuseppe Sammartini (1695-1750), Concerto Grosso #6 in g op.5 CHRISTMAS, Ensemble 415, Chiara Banchini, Harmonia Mundi 901245, GIOVANNI BATTISTA & GIUSEPPE SAMMARTINI: CONCERTI & SINFONIE

Traditional English, I saw three ships, Anonymous 4, Harmonia Mundi 907325, WOLCUM YULE CELTIC AND BRITISH SONGS AND CAROLS

Second Hour

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Air with Variations from Suite in E HARMONIOUS BLACKSMITH, London Brass, Teldec 18665, LONDON BRASS BAROQUE

Anonymous (ca.1640), Greensleeves to a Ground, Hesperion XXI, Jordi Savall – viola da gamba, Arianna Savall – harp, Xavier Diaz-Latorre – guitar, Alia Vox 9811, LA BARCHA D’AMORE 1563-1685

Traditional (Henry VIII poem), Green Grow’th the Holly, Theatre of Voices, Paul Hillier, Harmonia Mundi 907079, CAROLS FROM THE OLD & NEW WORLDS

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Judas Maccabaeus: Overture, O Father, Whose Almighty Power, Fall’n is the foe, See, the conqu’ring hero comes! & March, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan, Harmonia Mundi 907077.78, HANDEL: JUDAS MACCABAEUS

Traditional Irish, Air:La fuar geimhreadh (instrument), Andrew Lawrence-King – Irish harp, Harmonia Mundi 907325, WOLCUM YULE CELTIC AND BRITISH SONGS AND CAROLS

Salomone Rossi (c.1570-1630), Adon Olam, New York Baroque, Eric Milnes, Dorian 93210, THE SONGS OF SOLOMON VOL.1: MUSIC FOR THE SABBATH

Giovanni Antonio Guido (c.1675-after 1728), Concerto #4 WINTER, The Band of Instruments, Roger Hamilton – harpsichord, Caroline Balding – violin, Divine Art, dda 25072, GIOVANNI ANTONIO GUIDO * THE FOUR SEASONS

Third Hour

Traditional, Coventry Carol (lully, lulla …)
15th c. English carol, Lullay, lullow, I saw a swete semly syght, New York Polyphony, Geoffrey Dunstan Williams – countertenor, Geoffrey Silver – tenor, Craig Philips – bass-baritone, Scott Dispensa – baritone, AVIE, 2141, I SING THE BIRTH

Giuseppe Torelli (1658-1709), Concert a Quatro in Forma di Pastorale op.8 #6 CHRISTMAS, La Pieta, Angele Dubeau – violin, Analekta AN2 8730, NOEL

Heinrich Franz Ignaz von Biber (1644-1704), Rosary Sonata No.3. – The Nativity, Leah Gale Nelson – violin, Daniel Swenberg – theorbo, Dongsok Shin – organ, Lyrichord, LEMS 8079, THE SACRED MYSTERIES THE ROSARY SONATAS FOR VIOLIN & CONTINUO

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), MESSIAH: chorus – FOR UNTO US A CHILD IS BORN, Pastoral Symphony (Pifa), accompagnato (soprano) & chorus – AND SUDDENLY THERE WAS WITH THE ANGEL & GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST, air (alto & soprano) – HE SHALL FEED HIS FLOCK LIKE A SHEPHERD, Handel and Haydn Society, Harry Christophers, Daniel Taylor – countertenor, GIllian Keith – soprano, CORO 16125, HANDEL MESSIAH

Traditional (English), Wassail Song & Good King Wenceslas
Traditional, God Rest You Merry Gentleman
Traditional (16th c. French), Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella, Philadelphia Brass Ensemble, Sony 7033, FESTIVAL OF CAROLS IN BRASS

Johann Christoph Pez (1664-1716), Concerto Pastorale, Les Violons du Roy (King’s Violins), Bernard Labadie, Dorian 90180, A TREASURY OF BAROQUE CHRISTMAS CONCERTI

Fourth Hour

Traditional Irish, Wexford Carol (Good People All), The Sixteen, Harry Christophers, CORO 16085, A TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS CAROL COLLECTION VOL.II

Gaetano Maria Schiassi, Christmas Symphony in D,, Schwerin Blechblaser-Collegium, Sunday Baroque MG2, SUNDAY BAROQUE – MUSICAL GIFTS 2

English 15th c., Qui creavit celum (Nuns of Chester), Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott, EMI 54902, CAROL ALBUM 2

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), Concerto in E RV270 Per il Santissimo Natale, La Pieta, Angele Dubeau – violin, Analekta AN2 8730, NOEL

Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772), Noel provencal, Rene Saorgin – organ, Harmonia Mundi HMX2978223, NOEL – CHRISTMAS – WEIHNACHTEN

Giovanni Gabrieli (1554/7-1612), O Magnum Mysterium
16th c. French melody, Ding Dong! Merrily on High, Musica Sacra, Richard Westenburg, Deutsche Grammophon 429732, CHRISTMAS CAROLS: MUSICA SACRA

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759), Concerto a Due Cori #3 in F HWV 334, Tafelmusik, Jeanne Lamon, Sony 63073, HANDEL