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THE CHRISTMAS TRILOGY  - 2017

 

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CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - A MEDIEVAL, RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE CHRISTMAS
Monday, December 11, 2017 from 5:30 till 11:00am

Classical Discoveries will present the 21th Annual and the 1st program part 1 of its annual Christmas Trilogy

A MEDIEVAL, RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE CHRISTMAS - Part 1

Lesser known music before 1750

Here is a list of some works which will be presented:
Anonymous 15th Century Spain - Sibilla La Catalane
Magnificat by French composer, Laurent Belissen (1693-1762)
L'Adoratione De' Maggi - Cantata a 6 voci con instrumenti "Per la Nascita di Nostro Signore" by Italian composer, Cristofaro Caresana (c. 1640-1709)
Pastorelle by Polish composer, Józef Kobierkowicz (18th century)
Magnificat tone VIII by Franco-Flemish composer, Pierre de la Rue (c. 1460-1518)
Laudate Pueri by German composer, Johann Rosenmüller (1619-1684)
Missa Nativitatis Domini in D by Czech composer, Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745
plus music by:
Fra Francesco Maria Benedetti,
Juan Francés de Iribarren,
Cristóbal de Morales,
Tarquinio Merula

and others

 DECEMBER - 11 - 2017 -  MP3
listen  12/11/2017-05:30-06:00-A Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Christmas Part 1
listen  12/11/2017-06:00-07:00-A Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Christmas Part 1
listen  12/11/2017-07:00-08:00-A Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Christmas Part 1
listen  12/11/2017-08:00-09:00-A Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Christmas Part 1
listen  12/11/2017-09:00-10:00-A Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Christmas Part 1
listen  12/11/2017-10:00-11:00-A Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Christmas Part 1
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Wednesday, December 11,  2017 - 5:30 - 11:00
A MEDIEVAL, RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE CHRISTMAS- Part 1
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer Gloria Classical Discoveries Early Music Specials opening theme - Electronic Private 5:30
Hildegard von Bingen  Ave Maria Les Flamboyants Raum Klang - RK 9802 5:31
La Rue, Pierre de Magnificat Tone VIII Viva Voce, Peter Schubert, conductor Naxos - 8.557896-97 5:37
Schmelzer, Johann Heinrich Sonata Natalis Virtuosi Saxoniae, Ludwig Guttler, conductor Laserlight - 15 276 5:51
Cazzati, Maurizio Alma redemptoris mater Maria Cristina Kiehr, soprano, La Fenice Ricercar - 206562 6:00
Graupner, Johann Christoph Cantata "Von Gott will ich nicht lassen" Weronika Winter, soprano, Jan Kobow, tenor, Markus Flaig, bass, Das Kleine Konzert, Hermann Max, conductor CPO - 77 572-2 6:07
Vejvanovsky, Pavel Josef Sonata Natalis Ars Antiqua Austria, Gunar Letzbor, conductor Symphonia - SY 96151 6:23
Carissimi, Giacomo Motet "Exulta, gaude" Gabrielli Consort and Players, Paul McCreesh, conductor Archiv Produktion - 437 833-2 6:27
Caresana, Cristofaro Cantata "L'Adoratione De' Maggi" I Turchini, Antonio Florio, conductor Glossa - GSC 922601 6:32
Merulo, Claudio Hodie Christus Natus Est Laura Antonaz, soprano, Quoniam (Consort of bassoons) Tactus - TC 533802 6:47
Merulo, Claudio Canzona Terza Quoniam (Consort of bassoons) Tactus - TC 533802  
Merulo, Claudio Ave Maria Laura Antonaz, soprano, Quoniam (Consort of bassoons) Tactus - TC 533802  
Bernhard, Christoph Currite pastores! Damgar saskova, soprano, La Fenice Ars Produktion - ARS 38 181 6:58
Valentini, Giuseppe Sinfonia a Tre, per Il Santissimo Natale, Op. 1, No. 12 Northwest Chamber Orchestra of Seattle, Alun Francis, conductor Helios - CDH88028 7:04
Zelenka, Jan Dismas Missa Nativitas Domini in D Barbora Sojkova, soprano, Marketa Cukrova, alto, Tomas Kral, bass, Musica Florea, Marek Stryncl, conductor Supraphon - SU 4111-2 7:16
Anonymous Hungarian Novus annus adiit Anonymous 4 Harmonia mundi - HCX 3957139 7:50
Morales, Cristobal de Salve Regina Weser-Renaissance Bremen, Manfred Cordes, conductor CPO - 777 820-2 7:55
Schutz, Heinrich Hodie Christus natus est Wilhelm Ehmann, conductor Cantate - C 57605 8:10
Anonymous Medieval England Angus Dei from "Missa Veterem hominem" Blue Heron BHCD 1006 8:15
Merula, Tarquinio Hor che tempo di dormire Maria Cristina Kiehr, soprano, La Fenice Ricercar - 206562 8:23
Pękiel, Bartłomiej Ave Maria Andrzej Kosendiak, conductor CD Accord - ACD 222-2 8:32
Kobierkiewicz, Józef Pastorelle The Early Music Ensemble, Jan Tomasz Adamus, conductor Musicon - MCCD 01 8:36
Weckmann, Matthias Sonata a 4 The Academy of Ancient Music, Paul Goodwin, conductor Harmonia mundi USA - HMU 907202 9:11
Hoijer, Anna Ovena Two Dutch Carols The Ars Femina Ensemble Nanerl Recordings 9:16
Anonymous 15th Century Spain Sibil-la La Catalane Montserrat Figueras, La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Jordi Savall, conductor Auvidis/Fontalis - ES 8705 9:22
Rosenmuller, Johann Laudate Pueri Maria Zedelius, soprano, Klaus Haffke, alto, Friedemann Immer, trumpet, Chamber choir of Dortmund University & Instrumental Ensemble, Willi Gundlach, conductor Thorofon - CTH 2175 9:45
Iribarren, Juan Frances de Christmas Cantata, Vamos claros,mi nino Pablo Azpeita, bass, Nova Lux Ensemble, David Guindano Igarreta, conductor RTVE Musicia - 65274 10:05
Benedetti, Francesco Maria Christmas Cantata, "Pastori o voi" Ruth Ziesak, soprano, L'arte Del Mondo, Werner Ehrhardt, conductor Phoenix Edition - 149 10:15
Belissen, Laurent Magnificat Les Festes d'Orphee, Guy Laurent, conductor K617 - 150 10:29
Anonymous 15th century England Nova, Nova Pro Cantione Antiqua, Mark Brown, conductor MCA Classics - MCAD-5901 10:57
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
Tactus
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CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  - CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 5:30 till 8:30

Classical Discoveries will present the 2nd program of its Christmas Trilogy and the 12th Annual program devoted to music for the holiday season by American composers

CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA

Here is a list of some works and composers to be presented:
Symphony No. 49, Op. 356 "Christmas Symphony" by Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000)
Magnum Mysterium by Thomas Juneau (1977- )
Magnificat by Arnold Rosner (1945-2013)
Magnificat by Stephen Shewan (1962- )
plus music by
Frank La Rocca,
Michael Mauldin,
Godfrey Schoth
and others

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till January 07, 2018)

 DECEMBER - 13 - 2017  -  MP3 - CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA
listen  12/13/2017-05:30-06:00-Christmas In America
listen  12/13/2017-06:00-07:00-Christmas In America
listen  12/13/2017-07:00-08:00-Christmas In America
listen  12/13/2017-08:00-08:30-Christmas In America
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Wednesday, December 13,  2017 - 5:30 - 8:30
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 5:30
Billings, William Bethlehem Anonymous 4 Harmonia mundi USA - HMU 807453 5:31
Walker, Gwyneth The Christ Child's Lullaby Chicago a cappella Cedille - CDR 90000 107 5:34
Schroth, Godfrey Variations on an Appalachian Carol Palisades Virtuosi Albany Records - TROY826 5:41
White, David Ashley Carols for the Nativity Moores School Concert Chorale, Betsy Cook Weber, conductor Albany Records - TROY1419 5:52
Diemer, Emma Lou Puer Nobis (What Star is This with Beams so Bright) Margaret Martin Kvamme, organ (Felgemaker Organ, Holy Cross Church, Santa Cruz, California) Albany Records - TROY940 5:59
Cowell, Henry Sweet Was the Song the Virgin Sung Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy, conductor Nimbus - NI 5413 6:03
Shewan, Stephen Magnificat Roberts Wesleyan Chorale and Brass Ensemble, Robert Shewan, conductor Albany Records - TROY149 6:07
Higdon, Jennifer Love Came Down Essential Voices USA, Judith Clurman, conductor, Soprano, Maureen McKay, Stacy Shames, harp Sono Luminus - SLE - 70003 6:31
Adler, James Six Little Variations on Noel Ancien Cain-Oscar Bergeron, flute, James Adler, piano Albany Records - TROY1529 6:36
Rosner, Arnold Magnificat, Op. 72 The Choir of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, The Clarion Brass, San Diego California, David Amos, conductor Laurel Records - LR-849CD 6:41
Traditional, Virginia A Christmas Jig (based on an Appalachian Christmas Ballad) The Baltimore Consort Dorian - DOR-90198 7:00
Wadsworth, Zachry Gabriel's Message The Crossing, Donald Nally, conductor Innova - 853 7:06
Woolf, Luna Pearl How Bright the Darkness Lester Lynch, baritone, Volti Chorus, Musicians of the New Century Chamber Orchestra, Dawn Harms, conductor Pentatone Music - PTC 5186 537 7:13
Mauldin, Michael Three Jemez Landscapes: Fantasy on a Huron Carol Prague Radio Symphony, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6829 7:21
La Rocca, Frank O Magnum Mysterium Artists Vocal Ensemble, Jonathan Dimmock, conductor Enharmonic - ENCD12-025 7:32
Hovhaness, Alan Symphony No. 49, Op. 356 "Christmas Symphony" Northwest Sinfonia, Gerard Schwarz, conductor Crystal - CD811 7:40
Barnett, Carol Hodie Dale Warland Singers, Dale Warland, conductor Navona Records - NV5970 8:07
Juneau, Thomas Magnum Mysterium Juneau Vocal alliance, Elaine Christy, harp, Thomas Juneau, conductor Ravello Records - RR7913 8:12
Dunker, Amy What Chear Prague Radio Symphony, Kuhn choir, Robert Ian Winstin, conductor ERM Media - ERM-6829 8:25
Links where to buy CD used in current show:
(I*02)...Innova Recordings
(N*11)...Navona Records

 

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - A MEDIEVAL, RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE CHRISTMAS
Monday, December 18, 2017from 5:30 till 11:00am

Classical Discoveries will present the 21th Annual and the 3rd program-part 2 of its annual Christmas Trilogy

A MEDIEVAL, RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE CHRISTMAS - Part 2

Lesser known music before 1750

Here is a list of some works which will be presented:
Magnificat in the third tone by Italian composer, Bernardino Borlasca ( c. 1560-c. 1630)
Christmas Vespers by Italian composer, Chiara Margarita Cozzolani (1602-c.1677)
Magnificat second toni by English composer, William Horwood (?-1484)
Magnificat by French composer, Claude Lejeune (c. 1530-1600)
Christmas Cantata, "Ah! troppo e ver" by Italian composer, Alessandro Stradella (1639-1682)
Christmas Cantata "Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele by German composer, Friedrich Whilhem Zachow (1663-1712)
plus music by:
Natalis Cordat,
Heinrich Laufenberg,
Hieronymous Praetorius,
Johann Schelle

and others

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till January 07, 2018)

 

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES  - CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD
  Wednesday, December 20, 2017 -  from 5:30 till 11:00am

Classical Discoveries will present its 21th Annual and the 2nd of its 2017 Christmas Trilogy:

CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD

 

 

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till January 07, 2018)

 

CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES - 12 HOUR CHRISTMAS TRILOGY MINI-MARATHON
Sunday, December 24, 2017from 5:00 till 17:00

Classical Discoveries will present a 12 hour Christmas Trilogy Marathon.

Program will focus on early music but will also include typical Classical Discoveries selections of contemporary music from around the world.

More details to come

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till January 07, 2018)

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