Playlist 2017-02-26

Oscars 2017

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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