Notes for October 2020
Number of items in this month's catalogue: 2.
October 2020 Catalogue
Some Vivaldi concerto premieresANTONIO VIVALDI (1678-1741): Concertos for Violin, Strings and Continuo in D, RV 772*, in C Minor, RV 771 and in D, RV 818*, Concertos for Violin, Organ, Strings and Continuo in F, RV 775, in C, RV 808 and in C, RV 774. * - First Recordings.
Beethoven’s World - String Quartets from 1799 to 1851ADALBERT GYROWETZ (1763-1850): Quartet in D, Op. 47/3*, JOSEPH HADYN (1732-1809): Quartet in G, Op. 77/1, LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827): Quartets No. 1 in F, Op. 18/1, No. 9 in C, Op. 59/1 and No. 16 in F, Op. 135 LUIGI BOCCHERINI (1743-1805): Quartet in F, Op. 64/1, PETER HÄNSEL (1770-1831): Quartet in D, Op. 20/4*, GAETANO DONIZETTI (1797-1848): Quartet No. 17 in D, FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828): Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D 810 “Death and the Maiden”, ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856): Quartet No. 3 in A, Op. 41/3, FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847): Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13, CARL CZERNY (1791-1857): Quartet No. 28 in A Flat*. * - First Recordings.
Music for 2 PianosJULIUS RÖNTGEN (1855-1932): Variations on a Theme by César Franck, Variations on a Theme by Beethoven, CARL REINECKE (1824-1910): Variations on a Sarabande by J.S. Bach, Andante and Variations, JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897): Variations on a Theme by Haydn.
Contemporary American Organ WorksLIBBY LARSEN (b.1950): On a Day of Bells*, JENNIFER HIGDON (b.1962): Meditation from Ceremonies, MATT DARRIAU (b.1960): Diapason Fall*, DAVID LANG (b.1957): Ordinary*, NICO MUHLY (b.1981): The Revd Mustard his Installation Prelude, MICHAEL DAUGHERTY (b.1954): An Evangelist Drowns/Desert Dance from The Gospel According to Sister Aimee, ROBERTO SIERRA (b.1953): Fantasia Cromática*, ERIC SANTOS (b.1967): Star Rising*, SHULAMIT RAN (b.1949): Hallel*, JONATHAN SCHWABE (b.1957): New and Improved Dances (w/ Randy Grabowski [trumpet])*, JOHN ANTHONY LENNON (b.1950): Misericordia*, AUGUSTA READ THOMAS (b.1964): Angel Tears and Earth Prayers*, TOM JOHNSON (b.1935): 55 Chords*, JOHN LIBERATORE (b.1984): Memetics*, CHRISTIAN WOLFF (b.1934): Celesta*, ALVIN LUCIER (b.1931): Sizzles (w/Matt Andreini [percussion])*, JOHN ZORN (b.1953): là-bas*, GEORGE WALKER (1922-2018): Spires, SAMUEL ADLER (b.1928): From Generation to Generation*, LARRY POLANSKY (b.1954): Sunday Organ Piece for Church*, URSULA MAMLOK (1923-2016): Festive Sounds*, KEN UENO (b.1970): An Idea of Order*, LUKAS FOSS (1922-2009): War and Peace*, JOAN TOWER (b.1938): Ascent*, AARON TRAVERS (b.1975): Exodus*. * - First Recordings.
20th century organ masterworksCARL NIELSEN (1865-1931): Commotio, Op. 58, FRANZ SYBERG (1904-1955): Präludium, Intermezzo og Fugato, PAUL HINDEMITH (1895-1963): Organ Sonata No. 2, ARNOLD SCHOENBERG (1874-1951): Variations on a Recitative, Op. 40, PETER MAXWELL DAVIES (1934-2016): Fantasia on “O Magnum Mysterium”, PER NØRGÅRD (b.1932): Partita Concertante, Op. 23, MALCOLM WILLIAMSON (1931-2003): Epitaphs for Edith Sitwell, JEAN LANGLAIS (1907-1991): Poem of Happiness (rec. Jack Singer Hall, Calgary Center for the Performing Arts), JEHAN ALAIN (1911-1940): Le jardin suspendu, ALAN RIDOUT (1934-1996): The Seven Last Words, HENRYK GÓRECKI (1933-2010): Kantata, Op. 26, WILFRID MELLERS (1914-2008): Melanosis from Opus Alchymicum, JAMES ILIFF (1923-2014): Trio, BRIAN FERNEYHOUGH (b.1943): Sieben Sterne, EINOJUHANI RAUTAVAARA (1928-2016): Toccata, Op. 59, SOFIA GUBAIDULINA (b.1931): hell und dunkel, ARVO PÄRT (b.1935): Pari intervallo, PATRICK GOWERS (1936-2014): Toccata & Fugue, PHILIP GLASS (b.1937): Satyagraha - Act III finale, JOHN TAVENER (1944-2013): Mandelion, JANET GRAHAM (b.1948): 3 Pieces, JONATHAN HARVEY (1939-2012): Fantasia, CHRISTOPHER BOWERS-BROADBENT (b.1945): Duets and Canons, DIANA BURRELL (b.1948): Arched Forms with Bells.