The Peace and Beauty of Classical Music: #250

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Sun, 05/10/2020 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Over three hours of music from Saint-Saens, Hummel, Schubert, and Poulenc, plus Rachmaninov’s symphony #1, followed by a mass for four voices by William Byrd, and finishing up with Robert Schumann’s final symphony, the 4th.

TTF Program 250

May 10, 2020

Hour One 

Gesualdo:  Sancti Spiritus Domine (Oxford Camerata, dir. Jeremy Summerly) 2:04

Grieg:  Two Lyric Pieces, op. 68 (Oslo Camerata, dir. Stephan Barratt-Due) 3:07

Rachmaninov:  Symphony #1 (Concertgebouw Orchestra, Vladimir Ashkenazy) 42:08

Tavener:  The Second Coming (Polyphony, dir. Stephen Layton) 6:41

Hour Two  

Jenkins: Healing Light (Polyphony, dir. Stephen Layton) 3:05

Saint-Saens:  Piano Concerto #3 in e flat major, op. 29 (Pascal Roge, piano; London Philharmonic Orchestra, dir. Charles Dutoit) 30:00

Byrd:  Mass for four voices (The Tallis Scholars, dir. Peter Philips) 21:45

Hour Three  

Poulenc:  Chansons francaises (BBC Singers, dir. Sofi Jeannin) 18:31

Schumann:  Symphony #4 (Chamber Orchestra of Europe, dir. Nikolaus Harnoncourt) 24:30

Schubert:  Gesang der Geister uber den Wassern (Mannercher des Rundfunkchores of Berlin; Mitglieder des Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchesters Berlin; dir. Dietrich Knothe) 9:50

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