Midday Music Tuesday 12/23/08

On Wednesday and Thursday, GPB Radio's Midday Music will be preempted by special Christmas programming. Friday and Monday's shows will be hosted out of Savannah. I'm back with you for the 30th and 31st. Merry Christmas and happy holidays! -Sarah

11 AM

  • Mozart: Sancta Maria, mater Dei, K. 273; Regina Coeli, K. 127. Carolyn Sampson, King's Consort, Choir of the King's Consort, King. Hyperion 67560.
  • Monteverdi: Magnificat for six parts. Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, London Oratory Junior Choir, soloists, Watson, Gardiner. Archiv 429 565.
  • Robinson: Great Is the Miracle: Ozi and Oy Chanukah. Eaken Piano Trio. Naxos 8.554714.
  • Bavel: Hanukkah Fantasy. Tucson Sym, Hanson. ZBPI.
12 N
  • Christmas selections from the Mexican Baroque by Zespedes, Salazar and Gonzales. Rose Ensemble. Rose 00006 (Celebremos el Nino).
  • Graupner: Overture in F major for Recorder and Strings. Les Idees Heureuses, Soly. Analekta 9115 (Christmas at Darmstadt).
  • Salaks: On Christmas Eve; Skulte: At Christmas Time. New York Latvian Concert Choir, New Chamber Orch of Riga, Jansons. Albany 1040 (Christmas Joy in Latvia).
1 PM
  • Anderson: Suite of Carols for Brass Choir. BBC Concert Orch, Slatkin. Naxos 8.559621.
  • Elgar: Ave Maria. Choir of St. John's Choir Cambridge, Robinson. Naxos 8.557288.
  • Bach: Christmas Oratorio: Part 1, "For the First Day of Christmas." Netherlands Bach Society, soloists, Veldhoven. Channel 20103.
  • Vivaldi: Concerto in E major, "Il reposo - per il Natale" (Rest, For the Night of Christmas), RV 270. Collegium Musicum '90, Standage. Chandos 0754X.