Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” on the “Evening Concert”

April 26, 2020
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear a chamber-size version of Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” and Schoenberg’s “Transfigured Night” on “The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”. At 8:00 you’ll hear sacred and secular music by Jacob Obrecht on “Early Music Now”.

Sunday April 26: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-31)

Stories in Music- Descent into Night

Debussy:  Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun) for Ensemble; Daniel Phillips, Ida Kavafian, Violin; Richard O'Neill, Viola; Dane Johansen, Cello; Kurt Muroki, Contrabass; Sooyun Kim, Flute; Stephen Taylor, Oboe; Jose Franch-Ballester, Clarinet; Anne-Marie McDermott, Piano; Kenneth Cooper, Harmonium; Mark Holloway, Chinese cymbal

Ravel: Chansons madécasses for Voice, Flute, Cello, and Piano Tamara Mumford, Mezzo-soprano; Ransom Wilson, Flute; Fred Sherry, Cello; André-Michel Schub, Piano

Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht [Transfigured Night] for String Sextet, Op. 4 Jaime Laredo, Bella Hristova, Violin; Paul Neubauer, Beth Guterman, Viola; Sharon Robinson, Gary Hoffman, Cello

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Early Music Now with Sara Schneider (EMN 19-44)

Obrecht: Sacred and Secular

The centerpiece of this week's show is a superb collaboration between the Philadelphia based Renaissance band Piffaro and Belgium's Capilla Flamenca, featuring Obrecht's secular songs. We'll also hear the Brabant Ensemble performing selections from his Missa Grecorum, plus the moving funeral motet Josquin composed upon Obrecht's death.

Jacob Obrecht: Wat willen wij metten budel spelen; and Obrecht: Waer sij di Han? Piffaro

Obrecht: Tandernaken; and Obrecht Sullen wij Langhe in drucke moeten leven; Piffaro

Obrecht: Rompeltier; Piffaro & Capilla Flamenca

Obrecht: Instrumental 1; Piffaro

Obrecht: Fors seulement; Capilla Flamenca

Obrecht: Missa Grecorum (selections); The Brabant Ensemble

Josquin des Prez: Absolve quaesumus Domine; Cappella Amsterdam

Obrecht: Instrumental 4; Capilla Flamenca and Obrecht; Instrumental 3; Piffaro


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