Evening Concert

Borodin Quartet plays Borodin then music of the Henry VIII era on the “Evening Concert”


Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 you’ll hear Borodin’s “2nd String Quartet” as performed by the Borodin Quartet on “The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center”. At 8:00 on “Early Music Now” you’ll hear music from the era of King Henry VIII.

Sunday December 8: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 19-11)

Russian Voices

Borodin: Quartet No. 2 in D major for Strings. Borodin Quartet

Shostakovich: Quartet No. 13 in B-flat minor for Strings, Op. 138. Borodin Quartet


Early Music Now (EMN 19-24)

Musical Life at Henry VIII's Court

King Henry VIII was not only a music-loving monarch, but a composer too! This week we'll hear highlights from musical life at his court, including works by Thomas Tallis, excerpts from Henry's songbook, and selections from the soundtrack to the 1972 film Henry VIII and His Six Wives, performed by The Early Music Consort of London.

William Cornysh: Ah Robyn, gentyl Robyn. The Oxford Camerata

Henry VIII (attrib.): Green grow’th the Holly. Theatre of Voices

Anon.: Selections from The Henry VIII Manuscript. Sirinu

Claudin de Sermisy: Jouyssance vous donneray. Alamire; Clare Wilkinson, alto

Anon.: O Deathe rock me asleep. Alamire; Clare Wilkinson, alto

Thoinot Arbeau: Basse Danse ‘Jouyssance vous donneray’. Early Music Consort of London

Pierre Phalese: Galliard ‘Traditore’. Early Music Consort of London

Thomas Tallis: Se Lord and Behold. Alamire

Anon.: Greensleeves to a Ground. Early Music Consort of London