Tune in on Sundays at 9:00 pm for a wide variety of classical choral music from Washington and beyond — from perennial favorites to new discoveries, from Gregorian Chant to the present — programmed by Classical WETA Music Director, David Ginder.
In Memoriam: Einojuhani Rautavaara
Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara died July 27th. We pay tribute with a Mass setting by him, plus settings by Tomás Luis de Victoria and Frank Martin.
Einojuhani Rautavaara: Psalm 23 and 130
Ondine 935; Finnish Radio Chamber Choir; Timo Nuoranne, conductor.
Tomás Luis de Victoria: Missa, "O magnum mysterium"
Naxos 8.550575; Oxford Camerata; Jeremy Summerly, conductor.
Frank Martin: Mass for Double Choir: Gloria and Credo
Gloriæ Dei Cantores 048; Gloriæ Dei Cantores; Elizabeth C. Patterson, conductor.
Einojuhani Rautavaara: Missa a cappella
Ondine 1223; Latvian Radio Choir; Sigvards Klava, conductor.