The Show Before Christmas: #278

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Sun, 11/22/2020 - 8:00am to 11:00am
A Haydn mass, and one of my favorites, the Missa Sancti Nicolai. The featured work of the final hour is Beethoven’s Symphony #7, and in the first hour, Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio #2. Along the way, a flute quartet from Mozart, a concerto for viola d’amore

TTF Program 278

November 22, 2020

Hour One 

Esenvalds:  Magnificent and Nunc Dimittis (Hannah King, soprano; The Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge; dir. Stephen Layton) 6:16

Mendelssohn:  Piano Trio #2 (Menahem Pressler, piano; Beaux Arts Trio) 27:30

Mozart:  Quartet in c major for flute (James Galway, flute; Tokyo String Quartet) 16:54

Tallis:  O Lord, in thee is all my trust (The Tallis Scholars, dir. Peter Phillips) 3:00

Hour Two

Vivaldi:  Concerto in d minor for viola d’amore, strings, and continuo (Laszlo Barsony, viola d’amore; Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra, Budapest; dir. Frigyes Sandor) 9:46

Haydn: Missa Sancti Nicolai (Judith Nelson, soprano; Shirley Minty, contralto; Rogers Covey Crump, tenor; David Thomas, bass; The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford; The Academy of Ancient Music; dir. Simon Preston) 27:48

Mahler:  Frühe lieder (Thomas Hampson, baritone; David Lutz, piano) 16:40

Hour Three

Debussy: Reverie (Van Cliburn) 4:51

Gesualdo:  Sabbato Sancto, in 1 Nocturno, Responsorium 1-3 (The Hilliard Ensemble) 10:35

Beethoven:  Symphony #7 (Berlin Philharmonic, dir. Herbert von Karajan) 34:00

Debussy: Arabesque (Pascal Roge) 3:51

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