2006 Chamber Choir Concert

Posted on Jul 29, 2006

Johannes Brahms : Zigeunerlieder (Gypsy Songs)

Texts, some with links to English translations

CD Recordings

Marcus Creed, Berlin RIAS Kammerchor, Harmonia Mundi
Recording info. at CD Universe
Recording info. at Harmonia Mundi

Stefan Parkman, Danish National Radio Choir, Chandos
Recording info. at CD Universe
Recording info. at Chandos

Helmuth Rilling, Gachinger Kantorei Stuttgart, Musicaphon
Recording info. at CD Universe
Recording info. at Amazon.com

CD Reviews

by John Phillips at MusicWeb (Parkman)

by David Vernier at Classics Today (Parkman, Creed)

Composer’s Biography

Johannes Brahms WebSource



Igor Stravinsky : Les Noces (Svadebka, or The Wedding)

Program notes by David Hoose (Cantata Singers)

Program notes by Michael Steinberg (San Francisco Symphony)

Brief program notes at Guardian Unlimited (with CD recommendations)

Notes on the work as a ballet (Ballet.co Magazine)

CD Recordings

Karel Ancerl, Czech Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra, Supraphon
Recording info. at Supraphon
Recording info. at Amazon.com

Leonard Bernstein, English Bach Festival Chorus and Percussion Ensemble, Deutsche Grammophon
Recording info. at Amazon.com
Recording info. at Deutsche Grammophon (click on first link)

Robert Craft, Simon Joly Chorale, International Piano Quartet, Tristan Frey Percussion Ensemble, Naxos
Recording info. at Amazon.com
Recording info. at Naxos (click on first link)

Dmitri Pokrovsky, Pokrovsky Ensemble, Nonesuch
Recording info. at Amazon.com

James Wood, New London Chamber Choir and Ensemble, Voronezh Chamber Choir, Hyperion
Recording info. at Hyperion
Recording info. at Amazon.com

CD Reviews

by Andrew Clements at Guardian Unlimited (Stravinsky, Pokrovsky, Bernstein)

by W.S. Habington at La Scena Musicale (Craft) (click on link to Igor Stravinsky: Oedipus Rex)

by David Hurwitz at Classics Today (Ancerl)

by David Hurwitz at Classics Today (Craft)

by David Hurwitz at Classics Today (Craft)

by Ung-anng Talay at Andante (Ancerl)

Composer Web Site

iclassics.com

8note.com

Classical Music Pages (from Grove Concise Dictionary of Music)

 

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