It Was a Lover and His Lass

March 29, 2013, 7:00 pm

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This week on Exploring Music, composers influenced by the elixir of love.

Playlist

Episode 1

It Was a Lover and His Lass (excerpt)
Ken ‘Snakehips’ Johnson & His West Indian Dance Band
British Library Nat’l Sound archive
:47 (excerpt)

Debussy: L’Isle Joyeuse, L 106
Kocsis, p.
Phillips 422 404
6:12

Berlioz: Romeo and Juliet; Love Scene (Adagio)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Giulini
EMI 47616
16:52

Bizet: Flower Song fr. Carmen
Domingo, tenor
Decca 466 480
3:57

Dvorák: “Lasst Mich Allein,” Op. 82/1
Angelika Kirschschlager, s. Helmut Deutsch, p.
Sony 73716
4:28

Dvorák: Cello Concerto In B Minor, Op. 104, III
New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Robertson; Vogler, vc.
Sony 73716
12:48

Elgar: Salut D’Amour, Op. 12
Kennedy, v.; Isserlis, c.; Pettinger, p.
Chandos 8380
3:10

Dvorák: Lasst Mich Allein, Op. 82/1 (excerpt)
Vogler, vc.; Deutsch, p.
Sony 73716
1:21

Episode 2

Morley: “It was a Lover and His Lass” (excerpt)
Musicians of the Globe/Pickett
Phil 446687
:30

Sibelius: Pelléas Et Mélisande, Op. 46 (excerpts)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra/Järvi
BIS 237
5:56

Debussy: Preludes and Interludes from Pelléas Et Mélisande
Cleveland Orch/Leinsdorf
Musical Arts Assn. 000904
9:45

Schoenberg: Pelléas Et Mélisande, I-III
Israel Philharmonic/Mehta
Sony 45870
11:13

Fauré: Pelléas Et Mélisande Suite, I-III
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields/Marriner
Decca 410552
12:35

Fauré: Pavane fr. Pelléas Et Mélisande
St. Louis Symphony/Slatkin
BMG Classics 09026-68511-2
5:12

Mahler: “Ich atmet’ einen Linden Duft” fr. Five Rückert Songs
Cleveland Orchestra/Dohnanyi; Van Dam, bs.
Musical Arts Assn. 904
2:35

Episode 3

Harris: It Was a Lover and his Lass
Chicago A Capella
Cedille 85
:45

Mozart: Grosse Messe c-moll KV 427: Credo – Et incarnatus est
Bayerischen Rundfunks/Bernstein; Augér, s.
DG 431791
7:50

C. Schumann: Drei Romanzen Op.22:
Nr.1 Des-Dur (Andante Molto)
Nr.2 G-Moll (Allegretto, Mit Zartem Vortrag)
Nr.3 B-Dur (Leidenschaftlich Schnell)
Van Keulen, v.; Brautigam, p.
Koch 6554
8:54

R. Schumann: Romance, Op. 28, No. 2
Janis, Piano
Phillips 456 850
3:19

Wagner: Siegfried-Idyll
Staatskapelle Dresden/Runnicles
Teldec 17109
17:47

Gershwin: “Our Love Is Here to Stay”
Blossom Dearie
iTunes download
3:10

Lobo: “Pra Dizer Adeus”
Karrin Allyson & Ens.
Concord Jazz 30428
4:47

Jobim: “Vinicius de Moraes” (excerpt)
Lees: “Estrada Branca (This Happy Madness)“

Karrin Allyson & Ens.
Concord Jazz 30428
2:15

Episode 4

Puccini: “Recondita Armonia” fr. Tosca
St. Cecilia Academy Orch./Patane
Decca 466480
3:08

Wagner: Vorspiel und Liebestode fr. Tristan und Isolde
Philharmonia Orchestra/Klemperer
EMI 47254
15:49

Tchaikovsky: “Do You Hear the Nightingale?” fr. Romeo & Juliet
Scottish Nat’l Orch/Järvi; Lewis, ten.; Murphy, s.
Chan 8476
13:03

Schubert: “Gretchen am Spinnrade,” D. 118
Upshaw, s.; Goode, p.
Nonesuch 79317
3:32

Strayhorn: “Lush Life”
featuring Hartman, voc.; Tyner, p.; Coltrane, ten. sax
iTunes download
5:28

Scott: “Annie Laurie”
King’s Singers
EMI 54904
3:12

Finzi: “It Was A Lover and His Lass” fr. Let us Garlands Bring, Op. 18: No. 5
Milnes, bar.; Spong, p.
VAI 1141
3:04

Schumann: Romance, Op. 28 No. 2 in F-sharp (excerpt)
Janis, p.
Phil 456850
2:58

Episode 5

Vaughan Williams: “It was a Lover and his Lass”
Anthony Rolfe Johnson, t.; Simon Keenlyside, b.;
Graham Johnson,p.
Naxos 8557144
:45 (excerpt)

Richard Strauss: Waltzes fr. Der Rosenkavalier
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Reiner
Sony 64451
8:41

Mahler: Symphony No. 5: Adagietto
New York Philharmonic/Walter
Decca/ London 460 793
7:42, :45 (excerpt)

Wagner: Tristan und Isolde (excerpt)
Philharmonia Orchestra/Klemperer
EMI 47254
:31

Verdi: Othello (excerpt)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Barenboim
Fleming, s.; Domingo, t.
10:03

Kreisler: Liebesleid
Mutter, v.; Orkis, p.
DG 471 500
4:18

Kreisler: Schön Rosmarin
Mutter, v.; Orkis, p.
DG 471 500
2:12

Gershwin: ”Bess, You Is My Woman Now” fr. Porgy & Bess
Orch/Gershwin; Duncan, bar.; Brown, s.
reh. & radio broadcast (7/19/1935)
Heritage Jazz 512923A
5:13

“Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be?)”
Billie Holiday, Jimmy Sherman, Jimmy Ramirez, Roger “Ram”
Unreleased CD
3:23

Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prevert: Immense et rouge
Eric Amado
Van 6038
1:09

Francis Lemarque: D’Amour et d’eau fraiche (Some Love and Some Cold Water)
Eric Amado
Van 6038
1:39

Rodgers & Hart: “My Funny Valentine”
Ella Fitzgerald
iTunes
3:54

Rodgers & Hart: My Funny Valentine (excerpt)
Gene Bertoncini, Bill Charlap & Sean Smith
iTunes
1:46