Winter Concert — Works by Bruckner, Hindemith, Stravinsky

Posted on Feb 27, 2011

Winter Concert

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Bruckner: Mass in E Minor
Hindemith: Apparebit Repentina Dies
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms


Anton Bruckner: Mass in E Minor

Program notes by Jonathan Wiener (Riverside Choral Society)
Program notes by Peter Reynolds (BBC National Orchestra & Chorus of Wales)
Program notes by David Frieze (Chorus pro Musica)
Program notes by Barry Creasy (Collegium Musicum of London)
Mass text and translations (ChoralWiki – Choral Public Domain Library)

CD & Online Recordings

Daniel Barenboim, English Chamber Orchestra, John Alldis Choir, EMI Classics 585508-2
Recording info. & MP3 download at Amazon.com
Recording info. at ArkivMusic

Frieder Bernius, German Wind Philharmonic, Stuttgart Chamber Choir, Sony (1991)
Recording info. at Amazon.com
Recording info. at ArkivMusic

Matthew Best, Corydon Orchestra & Singers, Helios CDH55277
Recording info. at Hyperion
Recording info. at ArkivMusic

Philippe Herreweghe, Collegium Vocale Gent, Ensemble Musique Oblique, Harmonia Mundi 901322
MP3 download at Amazon.com
YouTube recording of Kyrie

Eugen Jochum, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Deutsche Grammophon 447409-2
Recording info. at Amazon.com
Recording info. at ArkivMusic

Stephen Layton, Britten Sinfonia, Polyphony, Hyperion
Recording info. at Amazon.com
Recording info. at ArkivMusic

CD Reviews

by James Leonard (All Music Guide) at answers.com (Bernius)
by Robert Hugill at MusicWeb International (Best)
from Gramophone at ArkivMusic (Jochum)
by Charlotte Gardner
at BBC Music (Layton)
by James Leonard at All Music Guide (Layton)
by Marc Rochester (Gramophone) at ArkivMusic (Layton)

Note-Learning Aids

Choral-Wiki: MIDI files and printed scores of movements.

Composer’s Biography

on Classical Net
on 8notes.com
by Gabriel Engel (from Chord and Discord)

 


Paul Hindemith: Apparebit Repentina Dies

Program notes by John W. Ehrlich (Spectrum Singers)
Program notes by James Bagwell (Dessoff Choirs)
Text and translation (Spectrum Singers)

CD & Online Recordings

Rolf Beck, Big Band and Chorus of the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Classics (2008)
Purchase MP3 download at Amazon.com (individual movements available)
Purchase MP3 download at iTunes (individual movements available)

Composer’s Biography

on 8notes.com
at the Hindemith Foundation (biographical time line)
at Naxos

 


Igor Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms

Notes & analysis by Victor Huang
Program notes by Phillip Huscher (Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
Program notes by Steven Ledbetter, w/ text & translation (Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Text & translation (Victor Huang’s Stravinsky site)

CD & Online Recordings

Robert Craft, Simon Joly Chorale, Philharmonia Orchestra, Naxos 8.557504
Recording info. at Naxos
Recording info.& MP3 download at Amazon.com

Karel Ancerl, Prague Philharmonic Choir, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Supraphon SU 3674-2 211
Recording info. at Supraphon
Recording info. at Amazon.com

Recordings on YouTube: 1st movement, 2nd movement, 3rd movement 1, 2

Philippe Herreweghe, Collegium Vocale Gent, Royal Flemish Philharmonic, PentaTone 5186 349 (SACD-DSD)
Recording info. & MP3 download at Amazon.com
Recording info. at ArkivMusic

Igor Stravinsky, Festival Singers of Toronto, Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Sony
Recording info.at ArkivMusic
Recording info.& MP3 download at Amazon.com

CD Reviews

by Rob Barnett at MusicWeb International (Ancerl)
by Christopher Howell at MusicWeb International (Ancerl)
by David Hurwitz at Classics Today (Ancerl)
by Dominy Clements
at MusicWeb International (Craft)
by David Hurwitz
at Classics Today (Craft)
by David Hurwitz at Classics Today (Herreweghe)

Composer’s Biography

Victor Huang’s Stravinsky site (with links to additional biographies)


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