Friday, April 14, 2017

Radio special

Music for Holy Saturday: Dieterich Buxtehude’s oratorio “Membra Jesu nostri” (“The most holy limbs of our suffering Jesus”) (1680) and Peteris Vasks’ “Dona nobis pacem” (1996), framing Otto Klemperer’s memorably intense performance of Brahms’ Fourth Symphony, with the Philharmonia Orchestra.

April 15
11 a.m.-1 p.m. EDT
1500-1700 UTC/GMT
WDCE, University of Richmond
90.1 FM

Dieterich Buxtehude: “Membra Jesu nostri,” BuxWV 75
Monteverdi Choir
English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner
(DG Archiv)

Past Masters:
Brahms: Symphony No. 4 in E minor
Philharmonia Orchestra/Otto Klemperer
(recorded 1956-57)
(EMI Classics)

Peteris Vasks: “Dona nobis pacem”
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Talinn Chamber Orchestra/Paul Hillier
(Harmonia Mundi)