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Sunday, July 14, 2013

The Swingle Singers. The Swingle Singers.

Can you mouth a minuet, sing a sonata or croon a concerto? This week's program features instrumental music transformed into radiant pieces for choir.

Program details:

J.S. Bach, arr. Ward Swingle: Allegro from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048
— Swingle Singers; Ward Swingle, conductor.

J.S. Bach: Sarabande, from French Suite No. 1 in D minor, BWV 812
— Glenn Gould, piano.

Peter Cornelius: Busslied, from 3 Psalms after J.S. Bach, Op. 13
— Accentus; Laurence Equilbey, conductor.

J.S. Bach, arr. Ward Swingle: Badinerie, from Orchestral Suite No. 2, BWV 1067
— Swingle Singers; Ward Swingle, conductor.

Peter Cornelius: Trauerchore, Op. 8, No. 4, after Schubert's "Death and the Maiden"
— Accentus; Laurence Equilbey, conductor.

Gustav Mahler, arr. Clytus Gottwald: "I Have Become Lost to the World," from "Five Rueckert Songs"
— Norwegian Soloists Choir; Grete Pederson Helgeroed, conductor.

Richard Wagner, arr. Clytus Gottwald: Traueme (Dreams) - A Study from Tristan und Isolde
— Rodolfus Choir; Ralph Allwood, conductor.

Giacomo Puccini, arr. Clytus Gottwald: O Mio Babbino Caro
— Rodolfus Choir; Ralph Allwood, conductor.

Georg Friedrich Handel: Organ Concerto in F, No. 4, with Alleluia Chorus
— Alastair Ross, organ; The Sixteen; Harry Christophers, conductor.

Gabriel Faure: Pavane, Op. 50
— Michael Silverman, piano.

Gabriel Faure: Pavane, Op. 50
— Montreal Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; Charles Dutoit, conductor.

J.S. Bach, arr. Thoene: Ciaconna
— Christophe Poppen, violin; Hilliard Ensemble; Paul Hillier, conductor.

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