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The Night: Classical

Recent CD releases. Works by Kancheli, Julius Benedict & Alexander Batta, Bumsteinas, Mendelssohn, Janacek, Schumann, Gorbulskis, Balsys, Bacevicius, Kutavicius, Walker, Chilcott & Eleanor Cory.

 

00:00 Giya Kancheli.

1. Chiaroscuro, for violin and chamber orchestra.

2. Twilight, for 2 violins and chamber orchestra.

Gidon Kremer & Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violin. Kremerata Baltica.

 

00:50 Julius Benedict & Alexander Batta. Robert le Diable, duo for piano and cello.

Frans van Ruth, piano. Doris Hochscheid, cello.

 

08:10 Arturas Bumsteinas. Gamelan descending a staircase.

Arturas Bumsteinas & Raminta Atnimar, gamelan.

 

02:00 1. Felix Mendelssohn. Violin sonata in F.

2. Leosj Janacek. Violin sonata.

3. Robert Schumann. Viool sonata no. 2 in D minor, opus 121.

Simone Lamsma, violin. Robert Kulek, piano.

 

03:10  1. Benjaminas Gorbulskis. Clarinet concert no. 1.

Algirdas Budrys, clarinet. LSSR State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Balys Dvarionas.

2. Eduardas Balsys. Winter.

Soloists. ‘Azuoliukas’ boys choir under the direction of Hermanas Perelsteinas.

LSSR State Symphony Orchestra conducted by Juozas Domarkas.

 

04:25 1. Vytautas Bacevicius. Grafika, opus 68.

State Symphony Orchestra of Lithuania conducted by Vytautas Lukocius.

2. Bronius Kutavicius. Chamber cantata ‘Two birds in the shade of the woods.

Giedré Kaukaité, soprano. Eugenijus Piliciauskas, oboe. Julijus Andrejevas & Jurgis Banevicius, piano.

 

05:40 Eleanor Cory. String quartet no. 3 (2009).

Momenta Quartet.

 

05:55 Don Walker. Third Woodwind Quintet.

Cyril Sikula, flute. Igor Fahera, oboe. Jozef Luptacik, clarinet.

Roman Mesina, bassoon. Karol Nitran, horn.

 

06:10 Bob Chilcott. The angry Planet, an environmental Cantata.

BBC Singers. The Bach Choir. The Young Singers.

London Youth Choir. Finchley Children’s Music Group.

With Emma Tring, soprano. David Hill direction.

 

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