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2009 Christmas Concert — Bush’s A Christmas Cantata & English Carols

Posted on Dec 12, 2009

Christmas Concert — Saturday, December 12, and Sunday, December 13, 2009 Geoffrey Bush: A Christmas Cantata CD review (& program notes) by John Quinn (MusicWeb) Buy MP3 (album or tracks) at ClassicsOnline Listen for free or buy MP3 (album or tracks) on Rhapsody.com Composer’s biography at allmusic.com Composer’s biography at Chester Novello English carols & Christmas works & carol arrangements by English composers Links are to biographical information about composers and arrangers and to audio samples (or complete recordings) of works (on some of the linked pages, you will need...

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Brahms: Schicksalslied & Nänie

Posted on Mar 1, 2009

Spring Concert (Sunday, March 1, 2009) Mendelssohn: Psalms 114 & 115 Johannes Brahms: Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny) Program notes by Beth Fleming (Symphony Silicon Valley), with text & translation Program notes (Lexington Philharmonic) Program notes by Wayne Gerard Reisig, with list of recordings (All Music Guide, at Answers.com) Text & translation (Emily Ezust) CD Recordings Gerd Albrecht, Danish National Choir & Symphony Orchestra, Chandos CHAN 10165 (2001) (with Nänie, Triumphlied, Ave Maria) Recording info. at Amazon.com Recording info. at H&B Recordings Direct...

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Mendelssohn: Psalms 114 & 115

Posted on Mar 1, 2009

Spring Concert (Sunday, March 1, 2009) Brahms: Schicksalslied & Nänie Felix Mendelssohn: Psalm 114, Da Israel aus Ägypten zog (When Egypt Out of Israel Came) German text (Luther) (Biblos.com) English text (Book of Common Prayer) (ChoralWiki – Choral Public Domain Library) English text (American Standard Version) (Biblos.com) CD Recordings & Downloads Conductor’s pick: Michel Corboz, Lisbon Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra & Chorus, Erato 4509-94359-2 (1987); out of print — see below for re-release Recording info. at Amazon.com Re-released on Warner Classics Apex 256461692-2 (2...

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A Night in Vienna — Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms

Posted on Feb 7, 2009

A Night in Vienna (Chamber Choir Concert) Saturday, February 7, 2009 Mozart: Missa Brevis in F, K. 192 Beethoven: Elegischer Gesang Schubert: Part Songs: Rührt die Cymbel, Der Tanz, Des Tages Weihe, Jägerchor, Lebenslust Brahms: New Liebeslieder Waltzes Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Missa Brevis in F, K. 192 Program notes by J. Michael Allsen (Madison Symphony Chorus) (scroll down; also includes text and translation) Mass text and translations (ChoralWiki – Choral Public Domain Library) CD Recordings & Downloads Peter Neumann, Cologne Chamber Choir, Collegium Classicum, Carus-Verlag, 83103CD...

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J.S. Bach — Cantatas 137, 196, 190

Posted on Feb 7, 2009

J.S. Bach: Cantatas 137, 196, and 190 & Orchestral Suite No. 2 Saturday, February 7, 2009 Cantata BWV 137: Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren Cantata BWV 196: Der Herr denket an uns Cantata BWV 190: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied Cantata BWV 137: Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren Program notes by John Eliot Gardiner (Monteverdi Productions) Program notes by Brian Robins (All Music Guide) Program notes by Craig Smith (Emmanuel Music) Program notes by Carol Traupman-Carr (Bach Choir of Bethlehem) Text and translation (Emmanuel Music) CD & Online Recordings...

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2008 Christmas Concert — Rouse’s Karolju & American Carols

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

Christmas Concert — Saturday, December 13, and Sunday, December 14, 2008 Christopher Rouse: Karolju Program notes by the composer Press release on world premiere recording (scroll down) CD review by Rich Copley CD review from Fanfare and recording info. on ArkivMusic Recording info. on Amazon.com Listen for free on Rhapsody.com Composer’s biography on composer’s Web site Composer’s biography at musicianguide.com American carols & Christmas works & carol arrangements by American composers Links are to biographical information about composers and arrangers and to audio samples (or...

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