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THE CHRISTMAS TRILOGY  - 2020
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Wednesday, December 09, 2020 -  from 7:00 till 10:00am - Live From Home Edition

Classical Discoveries will present the 1st program of its Christmas Trilogy and the 15th Annual program devoted to music for the holiday season by American composers

CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA

Here is a list of some works and composers to be presented:
Madonna and Child by Alvin Curran (1938- )
Symphony No. 49, Op. 356 (Christmas Symphony) by Alan Hovhanes (1911-2000
Magnum Mysterium by Thomas Juneau (1977- )
O Sacrum Convivium by Frank La Rocca (1951- )
Three Jemez Landscapes: Fantasy on a Huron Carol by Michael Mauldin (1947- )
Magnificat anima mea Dominum by Charles Theodore Pachelbel (1690-1750)
Canticum Novum by Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)
A Feast of Carols by Stephen Shewan (1962- )
Variations on a Appalachian Carol by Godfrey Schroth (1927-2017)
plus others as time allows

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till December 24, 2020)


 DECEMBER - 09 - 2020  -  MP3 - CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA
listen  12/09/2020-07:00-08:30 - Christmas In America
listen  12/09/2020-08:30-10:00 - Christmas In America
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Wednesday, December 09,  2020 - 7:00 - 10:00
CHRISTMAS IN AMERICA
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 7:02
Antes, John   Loveliest Immanuel Cyndia Sieden / Boston Baroque / Martin Pearlman Telarc - CD-80482 7:03
Schroth, Godfrey Variations On An Appalachian Carol Palisades Virtuosi Albany Records - TROY826 7:06
Shewan, Stephen A Feast Of Carols - Now Is Christmas Y-Come ill Richardson, Etc.; Robert Shewan: Roberts Wesleyan College Brass Ensemble, Roberts Wesleyan College Chorale Albany Records - TROY 149 7:18
Ward-Steinman, David Season's Greeting Robert Ian Winstin: Kiev Philharmonic ERMMedia - ERM-6806 7:33
Rosner, Arnold Musique de Clavecin, Op. 61: IV. Noel: Les Suzannes (Allegretto grazioso Barbara Harbach MSR Classics - MS 1443 7:35
Hovhaness, Alan Symphony No. 49, Christmas Symphony: IV. The Star, Watchman Tell Us of the Night Gerard Schwarz; Northwest Sinfonia Cristal Records 7:33
Reese, Mona Lyn Toboggan Robert Ian Winstin; Kiev Philharmonic; Chamber Choir Kyiv ERMMedia - ERM-6806 8:02
Pachelbel, Charles Theodore Magnificat anima mea Dominum Columbus Consort Channel Classics - CCS 5693 8:04
Curran, Alvin Madonna And Child Manuel Zurria, bass flutes Mazagran - mz001 8:11
La Rocca, Frank O Sacrum Convivium Artists Vocal Ensemble, Jonathan Dimmock, conductor Enharmonic - ENCD12-025 8:24
Cowell, Henry Sweet Was The Song The Virgin Sung Kansas City Chorale Nimbus - NI 5413 8:31
Paulus, Stephen Canticum Novum - No. 1. Gideon David Dickau: Magnum Chorum Magnum Chorum 8:34
Mauldin,  Michael 3 Jemez Landscapes: Fantasy on a Huron Carol Robert Ian Winstin: Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra ERMMedia - ERM-6829 9:04
Barnett, Carol Hodie Dale Warland Singers Navona - NV5970 15 8:14
Juneau, Thomas Magnum Mysterium: III. Resonet In Laudibus  Juneau Vocal Alliance Ravello - RR7913 9:19
Hailstork, Adolphus Prelude on "Veni Emmanuel" James Kosnik, organ Albany Records - TROY873 9:32
Higdon, Jennifer Deep in The Night The New York Concert Singers, Judith Clurman New World Records - 80592-2 9:39
Nardi, Lisa The Angels Sang Alleluia Susanna Phillips, soprano, Steve Salerno, guitar private 9:47
Beglarian, Eve Messiah Remix Eve Beglarian, electronics Cantaloupe - CA21020 9:54

Art: Nativity from Henry VIII - Book of Hours Wednesday, December 16, 2020 -  from 7:00 till 10:00am

- Live From Home Edition

Classical Discoveries will present its 24th Annual and the 2nd program of its Christmas Trilogy:

CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD

Here is a list of some works which will be presented:
Anonymous Medieval Spain - Sibil-la provencale
Christmas Concertino for guitar and strings by Czech composer, Otmar Mácha (1922-2006)
Christmas Carols for women's choir and string quartet by Polish composer, Paweł Łukaszewski (1968- )
Christmas Oratorio by Estonian composer, Urmas Sisask (1960- )
plus music from the following countries:
Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Nigeria, Norway, Romania, Soouth Africa, USA and others

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till December 31, 2020)


 DECEMBER - 16 - 2020  -  MP3 - CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD
listen  12/16/2020-07:00-08:53 - Christmas Around the World
listen  12/16/2020-08:53-10:00 - Christmas Around the World
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Wednesday, December 16,  2020 - 7:00 - 10:00
CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD
Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 7:00
Henderson, Ruth Watson  (Canada) Cantate Domino Kimberley Briggs, Linda Tsatsanis; Lydia Adams: Elmer Iseler Singers CBC Records - MVCD 1167 7:01
Mácha, Otmar (Czech Republic) Christmas Concertino for Guitar And Strings Prague Philharmonia, Jiří Bělohlávek, Lubomír Brabec Supraphon - SU 3272-2 7:05
Schütz, Heinrich (Germany) Hodie Christus Natus Est, SWV 315 Arno Schonstedt, Adele Stolte, Etc; Wilhelm Ehmann Cantate - C 57605 7:19
Nichifor, Serban (Romania) Natalis Domini Corul Ave Musica Libris - LP 147 7:24
Anonymous (Medieval Spain) Sibilla Provençale Montserrat Figueras; Jordi Savall: Hespèrion XX, La Capella Reial De Catalunya Auvidis - ES 8705 7:34
Dubra, Rihards (Latvia) Ave Maria #1 Rupert Gough: Royal Holloway Choir Hyperion - CDA67799 7:51
Kloppers, Jacobus (South Africa) Choral 'In Dulci Jubilo' Eddie Davey, organ querstand - VKJK 9707 7:56
Monteverdi, Claudio (Italy) Jesu Redemptor omnium, sopra la medesima aria del sanctorum meritis (Extrait de Selva morale e spirituale) John Elwes / Enrico Parizzi / Roberto Falcone / Matthias Spaeter / Christina Pluhar Ricercar - 206562 8:04
Mealor, Paul (Wales) Ave Maris Stella Vasari Singers/Jeremy Backhouse Naxos - 8.574179 8:08
Sisask, Urmas (Estonia)     Christmas Oratorio    Andrejs Jansons: New York Latvian Concert Choir New York Latvian Concerto Choir - NYLCC 003 8:14
Panufnik, Roxanna (England) Sleep, Little Jesus, Sleep BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury, conductor Signum Classics - SIGCD067 8:53
Hovhaness, Alan (USA) Triptych, Op. 100: Christmas Ode Benita Valente, Bamberg Symphony, Alfredo Antonini, conductor CRI - CD 836 8:56
Padilla, Juan Gutierrez de (Mexico) A siolo flasiquiyo The Rose Ensemble The Rose Enemble ROSE 00006 9:05
Villette, Pierre (France) O Magnum Misterium, Op. 53 Stephen Layton: Holst Singers Hyperion - CDA67539 9:12
Whittington, Stephen (Australia) Puer Natus In Bethlehem Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir, Antony Walker, Matthew Baker, Brian Nixon ABC Classics - 476 5791 9:17
Boyd, Anne (Australia) The Burning Babe Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir, Antony Walker ABC Classics - 476 5791 9:19
Sculthorpe, Peter (Australia) Awake, Glad Heart Sydney Philharmonia Motet Choir ABC Classics - 476 5791 9:22
Lukaszewski, Pawel (Poland) Christmas Carols for women's choir and string quartet Puellae Orantes, Quartet Dafo DUX - DUX 0841 9:25
Uzor, Charles (Nigeria) Ave Maria II  For Mixed Choir SWR Vokalensemble, Rupert Huber, conductor NEOS - 11821-22 9:41
Sigurbjornsson, Hrodmar I. (Iceland) Máría Hamrahlíðarkórinn ITM - 8-09 9:45
Kverno, Trond (Norway) Ave Maris Stella Dale Warland Singers d'Note - DND 1022 9:51

Wednesday , December 23, 2020 from 7:00 till 10:00 - Live From Home Edition

Classical Discoveries will present the 24th Annual and the 3rd program of its annual Christmas Trilogy

A MEDIEVAL, RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE CHRISTMAS

Lesser known music before 1750

Here is a list of some works which will be presented:
Christmas Cantata by German composer, Christoph Bernhard (1628-1692)
La Caccia del Toro by Italian composer, Cristofaro Caresana (c 1640-1709)
Sancta et Immaculata by Spanish composer, Joan Baptista Comes (1582?-1643)
Christmas Lullaby "Hor che tempo di dormire" by Italian composer, Tarquinio Merula (1594-1665)
Verbum Caro by English composer, John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558)
Christmas Vespers by Italian composer, Pietro Verdana (c. 1600-1643)
Magnificat in C by Czech composer, Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745)
plus music by: Josquin DesPrez, Claudio Merulo, Marcin Mielczewski, Angelo Ragazzi and others

Playlist and MP3 File
*(available after the broadcast till January 07, 2021)

Art: Nativity from Bedford Hours - Paris c.1410

 DECEMBER - 23 - 2020 -  MP3
listen  12/23/2020-07:00-08:30 - A Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Christmas
listen  12/23/2020-08:30-07:30 - A Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Christmas
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Wednesday, December 23,  2020 - 7:00 - 10:00
A MEDIEVAL, RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE CHRISTMAS

Composer Work Performers label
air time
Castellano, Jennifer The Castle at Sunrise (Opening) Jennifer Castellano, Piano Castellano 7:00
Hakenberger, Andreas The Pelplin Tablature: Hodie Christus Natus Est Jan Łukaszewski: Polish Chamber Choir Naxos, 8.573743-44 7:01
Verdina, Pietro In I. Vesperis In Nativite Domini   Societas Incognitorum. Edward Tomastik Rosa RD 947 7:07
Ragazzi, Angelo Sonata, Op. 1, No. 12 "Pastorale" Accademia Per Musica & Christoph Timpe Capriccio 7:26
Aleotti, Raffaella Beatus Laurentiu Candace Smith: Cappella Artemisia Tactus TC 570101 05. 7:34
Cazzati, Maurizio Alma redemptoris mater Maria Cristina Kiehr Ricercar 206562 7:36
Mielczewski, Marcin  Magnificat Primi Toni Musicae Antiquae Collegium Varsoviense ProMusica 017 7:41
Josquin, Desprez Preter rerum seriem a 6 Pomerium Archiv 474 557-2 7:50
Anonymous English (15th Cent). Veni Redemptor Gencium Anonymous 4 Harmonia Mundi  HMU 807453 7:59
Bernhard, Christoph Christmas Cantata "Fürchtet Euch nicht" Hellen Kwon, Hamburg Solists, Emil Klein, conductor Arte Nova 74321 30504 2 8:04
Comes Joan Baptista In Nativitate Domini: Nocturn II Responsori III A 12: Sancta Et Immaculata Josep Ramon Gil-Tàrrega: Victoria Musicae LMG 2064 8:13
Saboly,  Nicolas Ben urosa la naissença La Camera Delle Lacrime Alpha 117 8:28
Caresana, Cristofaro   La Caccia Del Toro Antonio Florio: Capella De' Turchini Opus 111 OPS 30-152 8:33
Zelenka, Jan Dismas Magnificat In C Major, ZWV 107   Marek Štryncl Supraphon SU 4111-2 8:47
Ingegneri, Marc'Antonio O Sacrum Convivium Gareth Wilson: London Historic Brass Of The Guildhall, Cambridge Choir Of Girton College Toccata TOCC 0556 8:59
Anonymous (French, 12th c.) Ave Maria Joel Cohen: Boston Camerata Nonesuch, 9 71315-2 9:04
Anonymous (French, 13th c.) Domino Joel Cohen: Boston Camerata Nonesuch, 9 71315-2 9:09
Cesis, Sulpitia Mottetti Spirituali - Cantate Domino Cappella Artemisia Tactus TC 572801 9:11
Merula, Tarquinio Hor che tempo di dormire, Canzonetta spirituale sopra alla nanna (Extrait de Curtio precipitato) Maria Cristina Kiehr / Gebhard David / Christina Pluhar Ricercar 206562 9:15
Merulo, Claudio Hodie Christus Natus Est Laura Antonaz: Quoniam Tactus  TC533802 19. 9:25
Merulo, Claudio Ave Maria Laura Antonaz: Quoniam Tactus  TC533802 9:30
Sheppard, John

Verbum Caro

Stile Antico Harmonia Mundi, MHU 807517 9:36
Maader, Ludwik (18th c.) Mazurek o Bozym narodzeniu "Tuszac pasterze" Capella Claromontana, Jan Tomasz Adamus Acte Prealable, AP158 9:46
Mazak, Alberich Ave Maria, gratia plena Nuria Rial Berlin Classics 0016412BC 9:52
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