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Music Featured on the January 3, 2013 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT Madison

Friday, 28 December 2012 | Rich Samuels

5:09 am: Concerto for 2 Flutes in A Major YWV 53:A1 by Georg Philipp Telemann. Performed by the Hanoverian Ensemble 5:19 am: Nocturnal after John Dowland for Guitar by Benjamin Britten. Performed by Nicholas Goluses. 5:37 am: Sonata One for Two Oboes, Bassoon and Continuo by Jan Dismas Zelenka. Performed by a chamber ensemble including Layton James. 5:54 am: Allegro Giacoso by Cedric Adderley. Performed by pianists Meisha Adderley and Stacey Holliday. 6:08 am: Histoires Naturelles: The Peacock, the Vulture, The Swan, The Kingfisher, The Guinea Hen: songs by Maurice Ravel. Performed by Steven Swanson, baritone, accompanied by pianist David Gompper. 6:24 am: Three arias from “The Barber of Seville”: by Gioacchino Rossini (“Ecco ridente in cielo”, “Un dottore della mia sorte”, “Largo al factotum”) performed by bassoonists Frank Morelli and Harry Searing. 6:43 am: “The Other Side of Time” by Brian Fenelly performed by the New England Conservatory Wind Ensemble directed by Charles Pelz. 7:08 am: Selections from the “Troisieme Concert” of Francois Couperin performed by Trio Settecento. 7:15 am: “Gitarre” by Moritz Moszkowski performed by violinist James Ehnes. 7:21 am: “Introduction and Allegro by Moritz Moszkowski, performed on an Aeolian residential organ built in 1913 for the daughter of railroad baron Jay Gould. 7:34 am: Double Sextet by Steve Reich, performed by Eitgth Blackbird” 7:57 am: “Bye Bye Blues”, performed in 1952 by Les Paul and Mary Ford.             more »

Music Featured on the December 20 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels on WORT

Friday, 14 December 2012 | Rich Samuels

5:09: Selections from Olivier Messiaen’s La Nativité du Seigneur performed by organist David Titterington: “Mother and Child”, “Shepherds” and “Eternal Purposes”. 5:27: Suite from the ballet :A Christmas Carol” composed by Carl Davis in 1992-1993, arranged by John Longstaff. John Pryce-Jones conducts the Northern Ballet Theatre Orchestra. 5:46: J.S. Bach’s “Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring” performed by The Chicago Chamber Brass with the Glen Ellyn Children’s Choir, pianist Eteri Andjaparidze and SamuelHitchison (playing the Overture Concert Organ). 5:57: “Angels We Have Heard on High” performed by the Madison Symphony Chorus directed by Meverly Taylor. 6:08: More Selections from Olivier Messiaen’s La Nativité du Seigneur performed by organist David Titterington: “The Word”, “The Children of God”, “The Angels”. 6:27: LeRoy Anderson’s suite of familiar Christmas music “A Christmas Festival” performed by the Battle Creek Brass Band/ 6:41: The “Yule Suite” of John Stevens performed by Madison’s Oakwood Chamber Players. 6:53: Two carols, one Hungarian (“Mennyből az angyal”), the other Italian (“Tu scendi dalle stelle”) performed by the Váci Street (Budapest) School Chorus and the Coro trentino SOSAT. 7:08: Final selections from Olivier Messiaen’s La Nativité du Seigneur performed by organist David Titterington: “Jesus accepts suffering”, “The Magi”, “God among us”. 7:30: The Madison Symphony Chorus directed by Beverly Taylor sings “The First Noel”. 7:36: The Madison Symphony Orchestra (conducted by John DeMain) and the Madison Children’s Choir perform “Star of Bethlehem” by John Williams 7:39: “Fum fum fum”, a traditional Catalan carol performed by the Madison Symphony Orchestra and the Madison Symphony Orchestra Chorus. 7:40: The Madison Symphony Orchestra Chorus sings “Lo, How a Rose ‘e’er Blooming” by Michael Praetorius. 7:43: The Madison Symphony Orchestra and Chorus peform Bernard de la Monnoye’s “Patapan”. 7:44: “I Saw Three Ships” and “Bring a Torch” performed by The Madison Symphony Orchestra and soprano Celia Shafer. 7:49: A medley of three versions of “Silent Night” performed by the Kat Trio, the Madison Symphony Orchestra Chorus and the Isthmus Brass.           more »

Music Featured on the December 13 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels

Monday, 10 December 2012 | Rich Samuels

  5:09: Pianist Evan Hirsch performs selections from Olivier Messiaen’s “Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus” (1944): “The Kiss of the Infant Jesus”, “The Contemplation of the Angels” and “The Contemplation of the Virgin”. 5:31: Medley of different versions of the traditional French carol Il est né, le divin Enfant ending with the interpretation of organist Robert Leech Bedell. 5:43: Three versions of the carol “O Holy Night” sung in French (by Enrico Caruso, recorded 2/23/1916), in Swedish (by Jussi Björling) and in Norwegian (by Nathalie Hansen, recorded 9/18/1917). A recitation by Harry E. Humphrey (recorded 12/9/1915) follows the Caruso recording. 6:08: Pianist Evan Hirch performes more selections from Olivier Messiaen’s “Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus” (1944): “The Contemplation of the Father” and “The Contemplation of the Spirit of Joy” 6:27: “Do You Hear What I Hear” by Noel Regney, performed by the Kat Trio (recorded in Ekaterinburg, Russia in 2004). 6:38: Selections from Piort Illyitch Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker” performed by Duke Ellington’s orchestra. The arrangements are by Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington. 7:08: More selections from Olivier Messiaen’s “Vingt regards sur l’enfant-Jésus” (1944): “The First Communion of the Virgin” and “I Sleep, But My Heart Keeps Watch”. The pianist in Evan Hirsch. 7:29: Craig Bohmler’s “Visions of the Child” (text by Marion Adler) performed by Madison’s Oakwood Chamber Players with messo-soprano Cheryl Bensman Rowe and baritone Paul Rowe. 7:58: Chicago a Cappella (directed by Jonathan Miller) performs an arrangement by Joseph Brewer of the spiritual “Go Tell it on the Mountain”.   more »

Madison Area Classical Music Calendar for the Week Beginning December 6

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 | Rich Samuels

Classical Calendar for 6-13 December Friday December 7 12:15 pm at the First Unitarian Society, 8900 University Bay Drive. Madison The Noon Musicale features Bach, Mozart, Chopin and the Fortepiano with Trevor Stephenson. 608- 233-9774 Friday December 7, 7 pm at the Blackhawk Evangelical Church, 9620 Brader Way, Middleton The Wisconsin chamber Orchestra and the Festival Choir of Madison perform Handel’s Messiah. Sold out for three years in a row, we return for a fourth year to present Handel’s most well known work, Messiah. This eternal holiday favorite is performed by the WCO along with the powerful voices of four soloists and The Festival Choir of Madison in the East Auditorium of Blackhawk Church in Middleton. 608-258-4141 (to see if there are still tickets available). Friday, December 7 at 7 pm at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 914 East Knapp Street, Milwaukee UW Madison’s Christopher Taylor performs the Vingt Regards sur l’Enfsnt Jésus; PianoArts is pleased to present pianist Christopher Taylor, renowned for his interpretation of Messiaen’s monumental work, Vingt Regards sur L’Enfant Jésus, in a performance of this important work at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, 914 East Knapp Street, Milwaukee, WI, at 7:00 PM on Friday, December 7, 2012. Tickets are available online at www.pianoarts.org or by calling 414-255-0801. In addition, Timothy Benson, organist at Saint Paul’s Church will present a lecture and performance of Messiaen’s work on Thursday, December 6 at 7:00 PM at Saint Paul’s. Admission is free with a ticket to the December 7 concert. Vingt Regards is a collection of twenty short contemplations on the infant Jesus by “God the Father,” “the Mother Virgin Mary,” the angels, wise men, birds from the heights, silence, time, the stars and the cross. The music is a kaleidoscope of radiant colors, birdsongs, mini-orchestral sounds, Christmas bells and Hindu drums. Based in Milwaukee, PianoArts’ mission is to foster appreciation and performance of classical music by identifying and mentoring a new generation of pianists with exceptional musical and verbal communication skills and by presenting them to diverse audiences. Friday December 7, 7 pm (repeated Saturday 12/8 at 7 pm) at Edgewood College-Saint Joseph Chapel, 1000 Edgwood College Drive, Madison. Edgewood College Concert Band, Guitar Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Women’s Choir & Chamber Singers. Edgewood College Music Department presents the 85th annual Christmas concerts. Friday December 7, 7:30 pm (repeated Sunday 12/9 at 7:30 pm) at Mills Concert Hall, 455 N. Park St., Madison UW Choral Union & Symphony Orchestra The Choral Union (directed by Beverly Taylor) presents Brahms’ masterwork Ein Deutsches Requiem …. more »

Music Featured on the December 6 Edition of “Anything Goes” Hosted by Rich Samuels

Wednesday, 5 December 2012 | Rich Samuels

5:09: Symphonic Dances (1940) by Sergei Rachmaninoff performed by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Spano. 5:46: “Ricordando una melodi olvidada” by Robert Sierra, performed by the Verdehr Trio. 6:08: Three preludes and fugues in B major, F minor and G minor, Op.7, by Marcel Dupré. Performed by Florence Mustric om the Rudolph von Beckerath organ at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cleveland Ohio. 6:41 “Snazzy Sonata” by Judith Lang Zaimont. Performed by Judith Lang Zaimont and Doris L. Kosloff (pianos). 7:08: An interview with Mike Forbes of the Isthmus Brass featuring selections from their new “Isthmus Brass Christmas” CD. 7:30: Finale from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Abduction from the Seraglio”, recorded live at a December 2, 2012 performance by Candid Concert Opera at the Edgebrook Lutheran Church of Chicago. Soloists include Leila Bowie, Diana Stoic, Scott Brunscheen, Javier Bernardom and Neil Edwards. Tom Kastle is the narrator. The chamber orchestra is conducted by Codrut Birsan. This performance will be repeated at Capitol Lakes, 333 W. Main Street, Madison at 8 pm on 12/8. 7:36: “Lo Yisa Goy” (a prayer for peace), a setting by Stacy Garrop, performed by Chicago a Cappella diteced by Jonathan Miller. 7:42: A medley of traditional Chanukah music performed by the Klezmer Conservatory Band, Chicago a Cappella and Robin Spielberg.     more »

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