I Notturni di Ameria Radio del 27 dicembre 2021 – Christmas Songs: J. Sibelius, A. Schoenberg, B. Bartók

Jean Sibelius Five Christmas songs (Viisi joululaulua), Op. 1

  1. Nu står jul vid snöig port, Op.1, No.1
  2. Nu så kommer julen!, Op.1, No.2 [1:49]
  3. Det mörknar ute, Op.1, No.3 [4:54]
  4. Giv mig ej glans, Op.1, No.4 [6:46]
  5. On hanget korkeat, nietokset, Op.1, No.5 [10:35]

Tom Krause, baritono

Irwin Gage, pianoforte

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[13:08]

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951): Weihnachtsmusik

Taverner Players (string trio, piano, harmonium)

Andrew Parrot, director

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[18:20]

Béla Bartók (1881-1945) – Romanian Christmas Carols, Sz.57

Zoltan Kocsis, pianoforte

SERIES 1:

1. “Pă cel plai de munte” (from the region of Várhely, in Hunyad). Allegro

2. “Intreabă si-ntreabă” (from the region of Malomvíz, in Hunyad). Allegro                                      

3. “Doi roagă să, roagă” (from the region of Malomvíz, in Hunyad). Allegro                                       

4. “Ciucur verde de mătasă” (from the region of Temesmonostor, in Temes). Andante                             

5. “Coborâto, coborâto” (from the region of Alsóvisó, in Máramaros). Allegro moderato                           

6. “În patru cornuți de lume” (from the region of Görgényorsova, in Maros-Torda). Andante  

7. “La lină fântână” (from the region of Sárafalva, in Torontál). Andante                                                            

8. “Noi umblăm da corindare” (from the region of Sárafalva, in Torontál). Allegretto                    

9. “Noi acum ortacilor” (from the region of Bisztra, in Torda-Aranyos). Allegro                                

10. “Trei crai de la Răsărit” (from the region of Rogos, in Bihar). Più allegro                                       

SERIES 2:

1.”Colo-n jos la munte-n josu” (from the region of Körtekapu, in Maros-Torda). Molto moderato

2. “Deasupra pă răsăritu” (from the region of Várhely, in Hunyad). Moderato                                 

3. “Creștemi, Doamne, creștiu” (from the region of Cserbel, in Hunyad). Andante

4. “Sculați, sculați boieri mari” (from the region of Felsőoroszi, in Maros-Torda). Andante

5. “Ăi, colo-n josu mai din josu” (from the region of Cserbel, in Hunyad). Moderato

6. “Șio luat, luată” (from the region of Libánfalva, in Maros-Torda). Andante

7. “Colo sus mai susu” (from the region of Temesmonostor, in Temes). Variante della precedente

6b. XVIIb. “Șio luat, luată” (reprise). Andante

8. “Colo sus pă după lună” (from the region of Gyalán, in Bihar). Allegro

9. “De cei domnul bunu” (from the region of Várhely, in Hunyad). Allegretto

10. “Hai cu toții să suimu” (from the region of Gyalár, in Hunyad). Allegro