SOUND & SPIRIT — Playlist for Program #451  • Angels   

 

TIME

TITLE OF SELECTION

COMPOSER

PERFORMERS

ALBUM TITLE / INFO

 

00:10

In paradisum  from the Requiem

Gabriel Fauré

Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge

IN SEARCH OF ANGELS

   - Windham Hill 11153

 

02:32

Duo seraphim  from Vespro della beata Vergine

Claudio Monteverdi

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists directed by John Eliot Gardiner

MONTEVERDI: VESPRO DELLA BEATA VERGINE

   - DG 429 565

 

05:24

Im Nin'alu  

[The Gates of Heaven are Open]

Sh. Shabazi, lyrics to a Yemenite tune

Shoshana Damari et al

SHOSHANA DAMARI - ISRAELI, YIDDISH, YEMENITE

& OTHER FOLK SONGS

   -  Vanguard 6025

 

07:27

Angels We Have Heard on High

Traditional Carol

Maggie Sansone et al

SOUNDS OF THE SEASON

   -  Maggie's Music 103

 

08:08

Angel Band

J. Haskell, text

W. B. Bradbury, tune

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

ROCK MY SOUL - DOYLE LAWSON & QUICKSILVER

  -  Sugar Hill 3717

 

09:40

Seraphim   from Arcanae

Patricia Van Ness

Ensemble P. A. N.  [Project Ars Nova]

ANGELI - MUSIC OF ANGELS

   - Telarc 80448

 

15:36

Instrumental IV

unattested

Lauren Pomerantz et al

WINGS OF TIME - JEWELS OF THE SEPHARDIM: Vol.II

   - Songbird 1405

 

17:49

Te domine / Te dominum

Latin motet from the Worcester Manuscript

Ensemble P. A. N.  [Project Ars Nova]

ANGELI - MUSIC OF ANGELS

   - Telarc 80448

 

20:30

War in Heaven  from The Company of Heaven

Benjamin Britten

London Philharmonic Choir and the English Chamber Orchestra directed by Philip Brunelle

BRITTEN:  THE COMPANY OF HEAVEN

   -  Virgin Classics 91107

 

 

23:52*

Custos desertorum

Crawford Young

Ensemble P. A. N.  [Project Ars Nova]

ANGELI - MUSIC OF ANGELS

   - Telarc 80448

 

24:29*

Der Himmel Über Berlin 

 Jürgen Knieper

Original Soundtrack for Wim Wenders' Wings of Desire

WINGS OF DESIRE

   -  Nonesuch 79210

 

25:53

The Angel Gabriel

Traditional carol

Maddy Prior and the Carnival Band

A TAPESTRY OF CAROLS

   -  Saydisc 366

 

28:35

Taqasim  on Nay

Faruk Tekbilek

Faruk Tekbilek

SIMON SHAHEEN - TURATH (HERITAGE)

   -  CMP Records 3006

 

35:39

Instrumental IV

unattested

Lauren Pomerantz et al

WINGS OF TIME - JEWELS OF THE SEPHARDIM: Vol.II

   - Songbird 1405

 

36:12*

Custos desertorum

Crawford Young

Ensemble P. A. N.  [Project Ars Nova]

ANGELI - MUSIC OF ANGELS

   - Telarc 80448

 

36:51*

Urstromtal 

 Jürgen Knieper

Original Soundtrack for Wim Wenders' Wings of Desire

WINGS OF DESIRE

   -  Nonesuch 79210

 

38:06

Strange Angels

Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson et al

LAURIE ANDERSON - STRANGE ANGELS

   -  Warner Bros. 25900

 

41:37*

Prayer  from Hansel and Gretel 

E. Humperdinck

Studio Arts Orchestra and the Canadian Children's Opera Chorus

DAYDREAMS & LULLABIES

   -  Classical Kids 84208

 

42:21

Angels' Visits

Claude Melnotte

Kathleen Battle, soprano

Lawrence Skrobacs, piano

ANGELS' VISITS - AND OTHER VOCAL GEMS OF VICTORIAN AMERICA

   -  New World 80220

 

45:16

Finale  from Angel of Light  (Symphony #7, 1994)

Einojuhani Rautavaara

Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Leif Segerstam

RAUTAVAARA - ANGEL OF LIGHT

   - Ondine 869

 

51:03

Learned of Angel

recorded by Elder Otis of Sabbathday Lake, Maine

The Boston Camerata

SIMPLE GIFTS - SHAKER CHANTS AND SPIRITUALS

   -  Erato 98491

 

53:45

Almighty God

Duke Ellington

Alice Babs, vocals

Duke Ellington Orchestra

DUKE ELLINGTON - SECOND SACRED CONCERT

   -  Prestige 24045

 

Ellen Kushner's guest, the Rabbi Morris B. Margolies, is professor of Jewish History at the University of Kansas, and is the author of books and articles including A GATHERING OF ANGELS: ANGELS IN JEWISH LIFE AND LITERATURE, published by Ballantine Books, New York, 1994.

 

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