Classical Music -- The Constant in Our Lives: #270

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Sun, 09/27/2020 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Featured works include a divertimento from Mozart, the Coronation Ode from Elgar, and the Peer Gynt Suites from Grieg. Also music this week from Wagner, Bach, and Saint-Saens.

TTF Program 270

September 27, 2020

Hour One 

Clausen:  Tonight eternity alone (The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge; dir. Stephen Layton) 3:38

Wagner:  Dawn and Siegried’s Rhine Journey, from Gotterdammerung (Vienna Philharmonic, dir. Hans Knappertsbusch) 12:40

Mozart:  Divertimento #15 for strings and horns (NY Philomusica, dir. Robert Johnson) 39:45

Hour Two  

Parry:  Long since in Egypt's plenteous land, from Judith (Choir of Winchester Cathedral; Waynflete Singers; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; dir. David Hill) 4:27

Saint-Saens:  Cello Concerto #2  (Truls Mork, cello; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; dir. Neeme Jarvi) 18:04

Elgar:  Coronation Ode (Felicity Lott, soprano; Alfreda Hodgson, contralto; Richard Morton, tenor; Stephen Roberts, bass; Cambridge University Musical Society; Choir of King’s College, Cambridge; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Band of the Royal Military School of Music; dir. Philip Ledger) 33:30-ish

Hour Three

Elgar:  O hearken thou (Choir of Winchester Cathedral; Wanyflete Singers; Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; dir. David Hill) 4:07

Bach: Cantata 126 Erhalt uns, Herr, bei deinem (James Gilchrist, tenor; Robin Tyson, alto; Stephan Loges, bass; The Monteverdi Choir; The English Baroque Soloists; dir. John Eliot Gardiner) 16:32

Grieg:  Peer Gynt Suites 1 and 2 (San Francisco Symphony, dir. Herbert Blomstedt) 33:00

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