The BBC Proms series continues, and the representative piece this week is from Prom 17, Mahler's Kindertotenlieder. An historic recording by Kathleen Ferrier is selected for this broadcast.
As crumb of history, July 24, 1940 is sometimes called "DJ Liberation Day" because it broadcasts of recorded music were recognized as legal in spite of the perceived threat to musicians' livelyhoods. In recognition of this day, a 1947 recording by Burl Ives and the Andrews Sisters rounds out this program.
Fanfare I (CD: Praise the Lord) (Gerre Hancock, organ) Dmitri Shostakovich: String quartet no. 5 in B flat (CD: Dmitri minor, op. 92 Shostakovich / String (Manhattan String Quartet) Quartets Nos. 4 & 5) César Franck: Chorale no. 1 in E major (CD: Franck: Complete (Michael Murray, organ) Masterworks for Organ) Percy Grainger: Over the hills and far away (CD: Grainger (Percy Grainger & Lotta Mills Plays Grainger) Hough, reproducing piano)
Canticum creatorum (CD: Saint Francis and (Altramar Medieval Music Ensemble) the Minstrels of God) Luminata Spinu: Let all the world in every corner sing (CD: The King of (Choir of St Marylebone Glory: A Selection Parish Church; Peter Barley) of Choral Music) Herbert Howells: Magnificat (Collegium Regale) (CD: English Church (Choir of King's College, Music & Favourite Cambridge; Boris Ord) Christmas Carols) Herbert Howells: Nunc Dimittis (Collegium Regale) (CD: A Celebration (Choir of King's College, of Herbert Howells) Cambridge; Stephen Cleobury) Robert Parsons: Ut re mi (CD: Elizabethan Songs (Rose Consort of Viols) and Consort Music) Robert Parsons: De la court (CD: Elizabethan Songs (Rose Consort of Viols) and Consort Music) Nathaniel Patrick: Songs (CD: Elizabethan Songs Send forth thy sighs and Consort Music) Climb not too high (Catherine King, mezzo-soprano; Rose Consort of Viols) George Frideric Handel: Acis and Galatea (CD: Handel: Acis Sinfonia and Galatea) Oh the pleasure of the plains (Julianne Baird, soprano; Jeffrey Dooley, countertenor; Grayson Hirst, Stephen Oosting, tenors; John Ostendorf, bass; Amor Artis Orchestra; Johannes Somary)
Louis Vierne: Carillon de Westminster (CD: Organ Spectacular: (Marvin Souter, organ) Martin Souter plays the organ of Winchester Cathedral) Gustav Mahler: Kindertotenlieder (CD: Kathleen (Kathleen Ferrier; Wiener Ferrier: Mahler: Philharmoniker; Bruno Walter) Kindertotenlieder) Gustav Mahler: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen (CD: Kathleen Ferrier, (Kathleen Ferrier; Wiener Vol. 10: Brahms / Philharmoniker; Bruno Walter) Mahler) J. S. Bach: Sonata no. 3 in E major (CD: J.S. Bach: (Fabio Biondi, violin; Rinaldo Sonatas for Violin Alessandrini, harpsichord) and Harpsichord) Blue tail fly (CD: Burl Ives: (Burl Ives; Andrews Sisters) Greatest Hits)
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