Vespers of Monteverdi and Rachmaninoff

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Walter Parker hosts music from the Vespers of the Blessed Virgin of Claudio Monteverdi, published in Venice in 1610, and recorded in St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice.  Joe Goetz follows with Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil, or Vespers.


Giovanni Gabrieli: Plaudite, Psalite (excerpt)  (Gregg Smith Singers; Texas Boys Choir; Edward Tarr Brass Ensemble; Vittorio Negri, conductor; "Gabrieli – The Glory of Venice"; Sony 42645)

Monteverdi: Vespers of the Blessed Virgin (excerpts)  (Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists; London Oratory Junior Choir; His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts; Ann Monoyios and Marinella Pennicchi, sopranos; Michael Chance, countertenor; Mark Tucker, Nigel Robson and Sandro Naglia, tenors; Bryn Terfel and Alastair Miles, basses; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor; "Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine"; Archiv 429565)


8:01 pm
  • Vespers of 1610: selections
  • Composer: Claudio Monteverdi
  • Ensemble: English Baroqe Soloists, Monteverdi Choir
  • Soloists: various soloists
  • Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
  • CD/Album: Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine
  • Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 429565
9:02 pm
  • All-Night Vigil , Op. 37
  • Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Ensemble: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
  • Conductor: Paul Hiller
  • CD/Album: Rachmaninov All Night Vigil
  • Record co./Cat #: Harmonia Mundi 907384
9:56 pm
  • Symphonic Dances: excerpt , Op. 45
  • Composer: Sergei Rachmaninoff
  • Ensemble: Russian National Orchestra
  • Conductor: Mikhail Pletnev
  • CD/Album: Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 3 - Symphonic Dances
  • Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 457598

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