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Playlists for March 25-29: Bach’s Not-So-Minor B-Minor Mass

Monday

Desprez: Missa De Beata Vergine –
  I. Kyrie; II. Christe; III. Kyrie

A Sei Voci Fabré/Garrus
Naïve 8892
3:17

Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli
  Kyrie

Oxford Camerata/Summerly
Naxos 8.553238
4:34

de Lassus: Kyrie
The Hilliard Ensemble
ECM 453841
Excerpt :53

Bach: Mass In F Major, BWV 233: I. Kyrie
Stuttgart Bach Collegium/Rilling, Stuttgart Gachinger Kantorei
Stampfli, Russ & Speiser
Profil/Hännssler 7037
4:51

Bach: Mass In B Minor, BWV 232
  I. Kyrie eleison
  II. Christe eleison
  III. Kyrie eleison

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chamber Chorus/ Shaw
McNair, Ziegler, Simpson, Aler, Stone, Paul
Telarc 80233
19:54 (excerpt 1:28, :35)

Haydn: Missa In Tempore Belli, H 22/9, “Paukenmesse” – I. Kyrie
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, RIAS Chamber Choir/Levine McNair, Ziegler
DG 435853
2:07

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis in D major Op. 123 – I. Kyrie
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Rundfunkchor Leipzig/Masur
Tomowa-Sintow, Burmeister, Schreier, Polster
Berlin 9150
8:02

Tuesday

Palestrina : Missa Papae Marcelli – Gloria
Oxford Camerata/Summerly
Naxos 8553238
5:37

Bach: Mass In F Major, BWV 233: Gloria
Stuttgart Bach Collegium/Rilling
Jakob Stampfli, Ingeborg Russ, & Elisabeth Speiser
Profil 7027
6:36

Bach: Mass in B minor, BWV 232 – Gloria in Excelsis; Et in terra pax; Laudamus te; Gracias agimus tibi; Domine Deus
Netherlands Bach Society/van Veldhoven
Mields, Zomer, White, Daniels, Harvey, Root, ft.
Channel Classics 25007
18:00

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis In D, Op. 123, Gloria; Qui Tollis
Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus/Solti
Popp, Minton, Walker, Howell
London 455014
11:23

Bach: Orchestral Suite No.3 in D Major, BWV 1068 – II. Air & V. Gigue
La Stravaganza Köln/Manze
Brilliant Classics 93668
7:00

Bach: Orchestra Suite No.3 in D Major, BWV 1068 – ‘Air on a G String’ (excerpt)
English Chamber Orchestra/Barritt; Kennedy, v.
Anderson, ob.,Kennedy, vln., Lester, harpsichord
EMI Classics 56890
1:29

Wednesday

Bach: Missa brevis in A Major, BWV 234
Qui tollis peccata mundi; Cum Sancto Spiritu

Academy of Ancient Music/Cleobury
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Lisa Milne, s.
EMI 56994
9:34

Johann Sebastian Bach: B minor Mass, BWV 232
Qui tollis peccata mundi; Qui sedes ad dextram Patris; Quoniam tu solus sanctus; Cum Sancto Spiritu

New Phiharmonia Orchestra & BBC Chorus/Klemperer
Baker; Krauss; Sutcliffe, oboe d’amore; Busch, horn
EMI 63364
20:34

Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra, op. 30
Von den Hinterweltlern

Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Solti
London/Decca 440618
3:36

Anon.: Graduel d’Aliénor de Bretagne: Credo in unum Deum
Ensemble Organum/Pérés
Harmonia mundi 290652
:51

Bach: B minor Mass, BWV 232
Credo; Credo In Unum Deum; Patrem Omnipotentem; Et In Unum Dominum

The Sixteen Choir & Orchestra/Christophers
Dubosc; James Bowman
Brilliant Classics 99361
8:16

Bach: Fugue No. 2 in C minor & Prelude No. 1 fr. WTC, Bk. 1
Lewis, Lester, vln; Martin, vla; Collins, g.; Johnson, bs.
Phillips 824 381
4:20, Prelude-excerpt 2:13

Thursday

Bach: Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen BWV 12
Academy of Ancient Music/Cleobury
Choir of King’s College, Cambridge College
Michael Chance; Michael George; Ian Bostridge;
Mark Radcliffe; Micaela Comberti; Peter Lissauer; David Blackadder
EMI 56994
8:42

Bach: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232
Et Incarnatus est-Credo; Crucifixus; Et Resurrexit; Et in Spiritum Sanctum; Confiteor Unum Baptisma; Et Expecto Resurrectionem

New Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra/Giulini
Jenny Hill, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk
BBC 4062
23:24

Bach: Crucifixus (excerpt)
New Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra/Giulini; Jenny Hill, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk
BBC 4062
:32

Bach: Crucifixus (excerpt)
Netherlands Bach Society/Van Veldhoven
Channel Classics 25007
:35

Bach: Crucifixus (excerpt)
Les musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble/Minkowski
Naïve V 5145
:42

Bach: Crucifixus (excerpt)
The Sixteen Choir & Orchestra/Christophers
Dubosc, Denley
Brilliant Classics 99361
:35

Bach: Crucifixus (excerpt)
New Philharmonia Orchestra/Klemperer
BBC Chorus
EMI 63364
2:04

Mozart: Grosse Messe c-moll KV 427 – Credo – Et incarnatus est
Bayerischen Rundfunks/Bernstein
Auger, s.
DG 431 791
7:50

Bach, arr. Koopman: Cantata #167, BWV 167, “Ihr Menschen, Rühmet Gottes Liebe” & “Sei Lob Und Preis Mit Ehren”
Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra/Koopman
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sony 60680
2:15, 2:29

Friday

Bach: Gloria fr. B Minor Mass (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Lon 430353
:50

Mozart: Mass In C Minor, K 427, “Great” – Sanctus
Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks/Bernstein
DG 431 791
3:26

Haydn: Missa In Tempore Belli, “Paukenmesse” H 22/9 – Sanctus
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, RIAS Chamber Choir/Levine
McNair, Ziegler, Blochwitz, Schmidt
DG 435 853
2:55

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis In D, Op. 123 – Sanctus; Benedictus
Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus/Solti
Popp, Minton, Walker, Howell
London 455014
16:48

Bach: Mass In B Minor – Sanctus; Osanna; Benedictus; Osanna #2; Agnus Dei; Dona Nobis Pacem
Atlanta Symphony and Chamber Chorus/Shaw
McNair, Ziegler,Simpson, Aler, Stone, Paul
Telarc 80233
25:43 ( excerpts :57; 3:05)

Bach: Mass in B Minor – Qui Tollis Pecatta Mundi
Netherlands Bach Society/Van Veldhoven
Channel Classics 5007
3:05

Playlists for March 18-22: Distant Neighbors

Monday

Anon: Inca Flute Tune from Apurimac
Hesperus
Golden Apple 7552
2:35

Franco: Regina Caeli
Capella Cervantina/Franco,c.
Quindecim QP008
2:53

Padilla: Stabat Mater
The Sixteen/Christophers
Coro 6059
2:55

Padilla: Versicle and Response: Deus in adiutorium
Westminster Cathedral Choir/O’Donnell
Hyperion 66330
2:34

Escalada: Villancico – Canten Dos Jilguerillos
The Harp Consort/Lawrence-King
Harmonia Mundi 907293
2:26

Anon: Marizápalos A Lo Humano – Marizápalos Bajó Una Tarde
The Harp Consort/Lawrence-King; Hargis, s.
Harmonia Mundi 907293
6:40

Zavala: Diferencias Sobre Marizápalos
The Harp Consort/ Lawrence-King
Harmonia Mundi 907293
4:20

Zespedes: Guaracha – Convidando Está La Noche
The Harp Consort/Lawrence-King
Harmonia Mundi 907293
4:25

Lienas: Lamentatio
Schola Cantorum of Boston; Boston Camerata
Erato 45977
6:59

Enriquez: Recordando a Juan de Lienas
Orquesta Filarmónica del Bajío
Coro A.M.E.N. 10152
6:26

Murcia: Saldivar Codex No.4; Cumbées
The Harp Consort/Lawrence-King
Harmonia Mundi 907293
3:02

Bolivian Indian tune: En Cha En Cha
Hesperus
Golden Apple 7552
1:50

Tuesday

Salazar: O Sacrum convivium
Westminster Cathedral Choir/O’Donnell
Hyperion 66330
3:17

Murcia: Jácaras De La Costa
The Harp Consort/ Lawrence-King
Hyperion 66330
4:08; 1:46 (excerpt)

Murcia: Praeludium & Allegro (rec. NYC, Jan. 1958)
Andrés Segovia
Hyperion 66330
2:16

Murcia: Gaitas
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90263
3:26

Murcia: Zarambeques O Muecas/Ya Que El Sol Misterioso
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90263
2:30

Jerusalem: Matins for the Virgin of Guadalupe
Sanctus; Tibi Cherubim et Seraphim; Te Deum Laudamus

Chanticleer/Chanticleer Sinfonia/Jennings
Teldec 21829
0:50; 2:26; 2:48

Anon: Sonata in mi bemol for flute and continuo- Allegro
Capella Cervantina/Franco
Quindecim QB050
1:59

Juan del Ensina: Cucú
Hesperus, Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
Golden Apple 7552
1:01

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz 3 Villancicos-
  Mesa: Las flores y las estrellas
  Mesa: Los que tienen hambre
  Flores: A este edificio célebre

Ensemble Elyma/ Garrido
K 617106
4:48; 3:50; 2:37

Chavez: Obertura La huerfanita
Conjunto de Camara de la Ciudad de Mexico
Cuartro Estaciones
6:10

Sumaya: Oh feliz culpa nuestra!
Conjunto de Camara de la Ciudad de Mexico
Primer Gran Festival Ciudad de Mexico-
450 Años de music
2:44

Sanz: Canarios/Alegres Luces Del Día
Chatham Baroque
Dorian 90018
Excerpt (1:34)

Wednesday

Ricardo Castro: Vals Bluette
Max Lifchitz, p.
North South 1010
2:01

Rosas: Sobre las Olas (Over the Waves)
London Symphony Orchestra/Gibson
Main Street 6605
7:01

Villanueva: Dos Danzas 2. Venus
Eva Maria Zuk, p.
Serie Siglo XIX Vol I
1:26

Villanueva: Vals poético
Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México/Fuente
Clasicos Mexicanos 21004
3:57

Carrillo: Alborada “Los Naranjos”
Orquesta Sinfoniaca Lamoureaux de Paris/ Fromat
San Luis Instituto de Cultura
6:53

José Paulino de Jesús Rolón: El festín de los enanos
Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México/Fuente
Clasicos Mexicanos 21004
7:49

Ponce: Piano Concerto
State Of Mexico Symphony Orchestra/ Batiz
Jorge Federico Osorio,p.
Asv 926
6:00; 9:56; 4:25

Murcia: Saldivar Codex No.4; Cumbées
The Harp Consort/ Lawrence-King
Harmonia Mundi 907293
1:16 (excerpt)

Thursday

Ponce: Mazurcas: No. 23 in A Minor
Jorge Federico Osorio,p.
Cedille Records 86
1:48 (excerpt)

Ponce: Concierto For Violin & Orch.
  Mvt. 2, (“Estrellita”)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Batiz
Henryk Szeryng, v.
Asv 952
7:25 :59

Ponce: Concierto del sur
  III. Allegro moderato e festivo

New York Philharmonic/Serebrier; Isbin,guitar
Warner Clasics 60296
6:01

Ponce: Malinconia
Herrera,p.
Luzam 2000-001
2:04

Jiménez: Angelus
Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México/Fuente
Clasicos Mexicanos 21004
7:50

Chavez: Adelita Y La Cucaracha
Max Lifchitz, Piano
North South 1010
2:22

Chavez: Suite For Double Quartet: Preludio
Southwest Chamber Music Ensemble
Cambria 8850
2:33

Revueltas: La noche de los mayas: Noche de los mayas
Orquesta Sinfonica Nacional de Mexico/Diemecke
Sony 470801
7:39

Guillen: Sensemaya
Guillen reading the poem at the Library of Congress
1:34

Revueltas: Sensemayá
Orquesta Filarmónica De La Unam, Ronald Zollman
Quindecim QP040
6:39

Friday

Copland/Bernstein: El Salón México
Tocco, p.
Pro Arte 109
:54 (excerpt)

Chavez: Sinfonía India
UNAM Philharmonic Orchestra/Zollman
Unam MN 30
12:09

Chavez: Symphony No. 4, “Sinfonia Romantica”
  3 Vivo non troppo mosso

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra/Batiz
ASV 942
8:25

Chavez: Postludio
Southwest Chamber Music Ensemble
Cambria 8850
3:37

Moncada: Crepúsculo; Son De Huapango
María Teresa Frenk,p.
Quindecim QP013
5:11

Trad. Año Nuevo
Marimba Indigena Flor Bataneca
Arhoolie 341
0:44

Anon: El Ferrocarril De Los Altos
Various Artists
Caprice 21598
1:18

Trad.: La Tijerita
Lopez, a.
Arhoolie 341
:32 (excerpt)

Trad.: La Primavera
Arhoolie 341
:32 (excerpt)

Anon: Gregorio Cortez
Maya Y Cantu
Arhoolie 341
1:13 (excerpt)

Olsen: La Bamba
Garland Handbook Of Latin American Music
1:02 (excerpt)

Fender: How Bad (Que Mala)
Freddie Fender
Arhoolie 341
:46 (excerpt)

Trad: La Llorona
Chavela Vargas
Antología de la Canción Ranchera
4:02

Dominguez/Prutsman: Perfidia
Kronos Quartet, Carlos Garcia, musical leaf
Nonesuch 79649
3:02

Ponce: Estrellita
Repin, v.; Markovich, p.
Erato 25487
3:28

Playlists for March 11-15: Mozart and Haydn Quartets

Monday

Haydn: String Quartet No. 0 in E-flat Major, I
Angeles String Quartet
Philips 464 650
2:53

Haydn: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op.1 No. 1
The Dekany String Quartet
Vox Box 5113
10:15

Roman Hofstetter (attrib. Haydn): Serenade, Op. 3, No. 5
  II. Andante cantabile
Amadeus Quartet
Brilliant Classics 93807
3:48

Haydn: String Quartet in d minor, Op. 9 No. 4
Quatuor Festetics
Arcana 411
23:00

Haydn: String Quartet #14 In E Flat, Op. 9 No. 2
Angeles Quartet
Philips 464 650
8:01

Tuesday

Haydn: String Quartet #16 In E-Flat Major, Op. 9 No. 6, IV (excerpt)
Festetics Quartet
Arcana 411
1:19

Haydn: String Quartet #19 In C Minor, Op. 17 No. 4, IV
Angeles Quartet
Philips 464 650
4:10

Haydn: String Quartet #26 In G Minor, Op. 20 No. 3, I & IV
Quatuor Mosaïques
Astree 8784
12:20

Haydn: String Quartet #25 In C, Op. 20 No. 2, I & IV
Lindsay Quartet
ASV 1057
9:37, 3:36

Haydn: String Quartet #3 in C Major, Op. 33 No. 3, The Bird
Salomon Quartet
Hyperion 66681
17:12

Wednesday

Mozart: String Quartet #1 In G, K. 80, I
Éder Quartet
Naxos 8.550541
4:33

Mozart: String Quartet No. 3 in G major, K. 156, I & II
American Quartet
Nimbus 2533
6:00

Mozart: String Quartet #6 In B Flat, K. 159, II
American Quartet
Nimbus 2533
4:03

Mozart: String Quartet #8 In F, K 168, I
Éder Quartet
Naxos 8.550544
4:44

Mozart: String Quartet #11 In E Flat, K 171, I (excerpt)
American Quartet
Nimbus 2533
1:44

Mozart: String Quartet No. 13 in D minor, K. 173, I (excerpt), III, IV
American Quartet
Nimbus 2533
7:03

Mozart: String Quartet #14 In G Major, K 387, Spring, I, III, IV
Éder Quartet
Naxos 8.550544
21:17

Thursday

Mozart: String Quartet #15 In D Minor, K. 421, I
Yale String Quartet
Vanguard 1509
6:56

Haydn: String Quartet #61 In D Minor, Op. 76/2, Fifths, I
Takács Quartet
London 421360
6:33

Mozart: String Quartet #19 In C, K. 465, Dissonance, I
Emerson Quartet
DG 427 657
10:32

Mozart: String Quartet #17 In B-Flat, K 458, Hunt, I
Emerson Quartet
DG 427 657
8:24

Haydn: String Quartet #53 In D, Op. 64/5, The Lark, I
Hagen Quartet
DG 423 622
5:47

Mozart: String Quintet No. 3 in C major, K. 515, I
Amadeus Quartet; Aronowitz, vla.
EMI 49583
9:13

Friday

Haydn: String Quartet #39 In F-sharp Minor, Op. 50 No. 4, I & IV
Angeles Quartet
Philips 464650
7:46

Haydn: String Quartet #36 In B-flat, Op. 50 No. 1, II
Angeles Quartet
Philips 464650
7:28

Haydn: String Quartet #59 In G Minor, Op. 74 No. 3, The Rider, IV
Amadeus Quartet
Brilliant 93807
5:44

Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ, I
The Primrose Quartet (Shumsky, v.; Josef Gingold, v.; Primrose, vla.; Shapiro, vc.)
Biddulph 26560
5:51

Haydn: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 76 No. 4, The Sunrise, I
Quartetto Italiano
Pentatone 5186189
5:59

Haydn: String Quartet #62 In C, Op. 76 No. 3, Emperor, II
Emerson Quartet
DG 427 657
6:38

Haydn: String Quartet #64 No. 1 In D Major, Op. 76 No. 5, I
Alban Berg Quartet
EMI 56826
4:23

Haydn: String Quartet #68 In D Minor (unfinished), Op. 103, I
Takács Quartet
Decca 430199
4:43

Playlists for March 4-8: Mendelssohn

Monday

Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E minor, Op. 64 (excerpts)
Concertgebouw/Haitink; Perlman, v.
EMI 69863
2:30

Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 3 in E Minor, I
English String Orchestra/Boughton
Nimbus 5141
3:05

Mendelssohn Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 11, III
LSO/Abbado
DG 445596
6:40

Mendelssohn: Overture for Wind Instruments in C Major
LSO/Abbado
DG 423104
9:41

Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings, I
Guarneri & Orion String Quartets
Arab 6714
14:14

Mendelssohn: Overture fr. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Berlin Phil/Abbado
Sony 62826
11:40

Mendelssohn: No. 2 from Seven Character-istic Pieces for Piano, Op. 7
Jones, p.
Nimbus 5074
1:50

Tuesday

Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings, II
Guarneri & Orion String Quartets
Arab 6714
4:27

Bach: St. Matthew Passion (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Decca 421 177
2:10

Mendelssohn: String Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 12, I
Julliard String Quartet
Sony 60579
8:04

Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture, in B minor, Op. 26, “Fingal’s Cave”
Cleveland Orchestra/Szell
Sony 46536
10:50

Mendelssohn: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in G Minor
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/Marriner; Perahia, p.
CBS 42401
20:02

Mendelssohn: Frühlingsglaube” & “Auf Flügeln des Gesanges”
Quasthoff, bar., Zeyen, p.
DG B0002192
1:43, 2:22

Wednesday

Mendelssohn: Quintet for Strings no 1 in A major, Op. 18, II
L’Archibudelli
Sony 60766
7:45

Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words, Op. 19b (excerpt)
Gould, p.
Sony 52622
2:13

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 5 in D major, Op. 107, Reformation, I (excerpt) & finale
LSO/Abbado
DG 415353
:28, 9:04

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, Italian
CSO/Solti
Lon 436621
29:47

Thursday

Mendelssohn: St. Paul (excerpts)
Leipzig Radio Chorus & Gewandhaus Orchestra/Masur
Phil 420212
11:21

Mendelssohn: Trio for Piano and Strings No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49, I
Schneider, v.; Casals, vc.; Horszowski, p.
Sony 66571
9:54

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish, I & II
CSO/Solti
Lon 436621
15:52

Mendelssohn: Scherzo fr. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Berlin Phil/Abbado
Sony 62826
4:23

Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 3, Scottish, III (edited excerpts)
CSO/Solti
Lon 436621
4:37

Friday

Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 64
Concertgebouw/Haitink; Perlman, v.
EMI 69863
28:57

Mendelssohn: Elijah (excerpts)
London Symphony/Hickox
Chan 8774
8:56

Mendelssohn: String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80 (excerpts)
Ysaye Quartet
Lon 436325
1:42, 1:00, 1:09

Mendelssohn: Nocturne & Finale fr. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Berlin Phil/Abbado; Branagh, n.
Sony 62826
10:54

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