24. November 2019 · Comments Off on Sunday Evening Music · Categories: Sunday Evening Music · Tags: , , ,

Manuel Cardoso: Aquam quam ego dabo
O Bando de Surunyo

Eunice Abranches d’Aguiar – soprano
Raquel Mendes – soprano
Helena Correia – alto
Carlos Meireles Sousa – tenor
Sergio Ramos – bass
Hugo Sanches – direction

The water which I shall give,
if anyone shall drink of it,
he shall never thirst,
Said the Lord to the Samaritan woman.

24. November 2019 · Comments Off on Sunday Morning Music · Categories: Sunday Morning Music · Tags: , ,

The King of Love, arr. Paul J. Christiansen
The Concordia Choir and Alumni Choir; René Clausen, Conductor

23. November 2019 · Comments Off on Sir Stephen Cleobury 1948-2019 · Categories: Losses, Ramble

I was sorry to hear of the death of Sir Stephen Cleobury when I woke this morning. You can read the announcement here

17. November 2019 · Comments Off on Sunday Evening Music · Categories: Sunday Evening Music · Tags: , ,

Bach: “Herr, unser Herrscher” from Johannes-Passion, BWV 245
VOCES*, VOCES8 Scholars, Apollo5 and the Academy of Ancient Music; Barnaby Smith, Conductor

17. November 2019 · Comments Off on Sunday Morning Music · Categories: Sunday Morning Music · Tags: , , ,

Gretchaninoff: Our Father
The Concordia Choir and Alumni Choir; René Clausen, Conductor

13. November 2019 · Comments Off on Goodnight · Categories: Listen

O Du Stille Zeit
Text: Joseph v. Eichendorff (1788-1857)
Musik: Cesar Bresgen (1913-1988)

4ME Acapella

(My German is long gone so I don’t know much about what they are saying at the end.)

I always enjoy this group. They are pretty amazing. Watching them communicate with each other is great, listening to their musicality makes me marvel. Bravi tutti, Carion! (And note that Mark Chudnow, though his first name is misspelled, gets a mention below!)

A.Vivaldi / J.S.Bach: Concerto in D-minor, III. Allegro – Carion Wind Quintet

From YouTube:
Dora Seres SERES, flute
Egils Upatnieks, oboe
Egils Sefers, clarinet
David M.A.P.Palmquist, horn
Niels Anders Vedsten Larsen, bassoon

As featured on Carion’s ” The Carnival of Venice” program, that includes works by Buonamente, Briccialdi, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, Stravinsky, Paganini and Cavalli

Instrumentarium for this recording:

Flute – 18 carat gold Muramatsu flute with 14 carat gold mechanics
Oboe – Lorée Royal, Chiarugi and Marc Chudnow brass staples, handmade reeds
Clarinet – Luis Rossi French model B-flat clarinet, Richard Hawkins G model mouthpiece and handmade reeds.
Horn: Hans Hoyer, Giardinelli C15 mouthpiece
Bassoon: Heckel 14945, CC2 Bocal, handmade reeds
Microphones: Oktava MK012 stereo pair
Audio interface: Apogee Duet Firewire
Cameras: Canon EOS R and 5D Mark IV

10. November 2019 · Comments Off on Sunday Evening Music · Categories: Sunday Evening Music · Tags: , , ,

Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus arr. Ben Parry
Victoria Chorale; Nelson Kewi, Artistic Director

10. November 2019 · Comments Off on Sunday Morning Music · Categories: Sunday Morning Music · Tags: , , ,

Arvo Pärt: The Deer’s Cry
VOCES8

03. November 2019 · Comments Off on Sunday Evening Music · Categories: Sunday Evening Music · Tags: , , ,

Lead me, guide me, arr. Robert Morris
Georgia Southern Chorale; Dr. Shannon Jeffreys, Conductor