Hail Magister Les Hernandez! This week we hear works by Tomás Luis de Victoria, Hector Berlioz, Leonard Bernstein, and Philip Glass with performances by Ensemble Plus Ultra, Michael Noone, The Dallas Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, Andrew Litton, Felicia Montealegre, Jennie Tourel, The Camerata Singers, The Columbus Boychoir, The New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, David Warrilow, The Stuttgart State Opera Orchestra and Chorus, and Dennis Russell Davies. 01 – Tomás Luis de Victoria (ca.1548-1611) – Sacred Works Missa Pro Defunctis (Mass for the Dead) [2008 – Chant – Choral – Greek – Latin – 47:05] 02 – Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) – […]
Vox Satanae turns 10 today! Episode 001 – The Week of February 9, 2009 In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Vox Satanae, we hear how it all began with works by Thomas Tallis, Claudio Monteverdi, Antonio Vivaldi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini, Richard Strauss, Jerry Goldsmith, and Philip Glass. Stream Episode #1 Encore. Download Episode #1 Encore.
Vox Satanae – Episode 368 This week we hear works by Johann Sebastian Bach, Étienne-Nicolas Méhul, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Louis Victor Jules Vierne, and Philip Glass with performances by The Holland Boys Choir, The Netherlands Bach Collegium, Knut Schoch, Sytse Buwalda, Bas Ramselaar, Pieter Jan Leusink, The Orchestra of the Gulbenkian Foundation, Michel Swierczewski, The Hot Springs Festival Symphony Orchestra, Richard Rosenberg, Christopher Houlihan, The Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, and Dennis Russell Davies. Download Episode #368
Philip Glass: Symphony No. 11 — Premiere Impressions After the completion of his ninth symphony in 2011, Philip Glass felt that he needed to complete a tenth to avoid the “curse” of not getting past nine numbered and completed symphonies alleged to have dogged composers writing after Beethoven and his mighty nine. Of course that is simply a myth and many composers of symphonies move past nine without any problem. The idea may have been originally promulgated by Gustav Mahler. He resisted calling Das Lied von der Erde—a song-based symphony—his ninth, and then he died in the process of working […]