June 11, 2001: Alma & Gustav

The new film Bride of the Wind depicts the lives of Gustav Mahler and his wife, Alma. The third hour of this program presents music selections in connection with the Mahlers.

Fanfare I (CD: Praise the Lord) (Gerre Hancock, organ) Johann Strauss II: Graduation Ball (CD: Giselle / (Minnesota Orchestra; Antal Dorati) Graduation Ball / Gaîté Parisienne) Kenneth Leighton: Conflicts: Fantasia on two themes for (CD: Kenneth Leighton: piano, Op. 51 Piano Music, Vol. 1) (Eric Parkin, piano) Ralph Vaughan Williams: Household music: Three preludes (CD: Vaughan Williams: on Welsh hymn tunes Riders to the Sea I. Crug-Y-Bar: Fantasia / Household Music II. St. Denio: Scherzo / Flos Campi)
Arthur Wills: O praise God in his holiness (CD: The Praises (Choir of Ely Cathedral; Paul Trepte) of the Trinity) David McK. Williams: In the year that King Uzziah died (CD: The Worlds Above) (The Choir of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco; John Fenstermaker) Hubert Parry: Hear my words, ye people (CD: The English (Choir of St. Paul's Anthem, Volume 4) Cathedral; John Scott) Stanislas Syrewicz: The Choir (CD: Soundtrack: Main Theme and Overture The Choir) The roof Conspiracy Processional Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah (CD: Mendelssohn: No. 28 - Trio: Lift thine eyes to the mountains Elijah) No. 29 - Chorus: He, watching over Israel No. 34 - Chorus: Behold, God the Lord passed by! No. 37 - Arioso: For the mountains shall depart No. 42 - Chorus: And then shall your light break forth (Bryn Terfel (Elijah), baritone; Renée Fleming, Libby Crabtree, sopranos; Patricia Bardon, contralto; Edinburgh Festival Chorus; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Paul Daniel, conductor)
Tom Lehrer: Alma (CD: That Was the Year That Was) Gustav Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn (CD: Mahler Songs) Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt (Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone; Berliner Philharmoniker; Daniel Barenboim) Alma Mahler: Vier Lieder (CD: Clara (Christina Högman, soprano; Schumann, Fanny Roland Pöntinen, piano) Mendelssohn-Hensel, Alma Mahler: Lieder) Alban Berg: Violin concerto (CD: Berg/Rihm: II. Allegro - Adagio Violin Concertos) (Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin; Chicago Symph Orch; James Levine) J. S. Bach: Es ist genug (CD: Bach Hits Back) (The Swingle Singers) Gustav Mahler: Symphony no. 4 (CD: Mahler: IV. Sehr behaglich Symphony no. 4) (Helmut Wittek, soprano; Concertgebouworchest Amsterdam; Leonard Bernstein) Cole Porter: Everytime we say goodbye (CD: Mix Well!) (The Gentlemen of St. John's)
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