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The Night: Classical

Recent CD releases with works of 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, duet 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. Violin sonata nr. 2 in d, opus 121.
Simone Lamsma, violin. Robert Kulek, piano.

03:10  1. Benjaminas Gorbulskis. Clarinet concert nr. 1.
Algirdas Budrys, clarinet. LSSR State Symphonic Orchestra led by Balys Dvarionas.
2. Eduardas Balsys. Winter.
Soloisten. ‘Azuoliukas’ boys choir led by Hermanas Perelsteinas.
LSSR State Symphonic Orchestra led by Juozas Domarkas.

04:25 1. Vytautas Bacevicius. Grafika, opus 68.
State Symphonic Orchestra of Lithuania led 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 nr. 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.
Met Emma Tring, soprano. David Hill overall direction.

 

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