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Houston Music Highlights: Week of October 12th, 2015

A preview of the Houston Music Highlights airing on Classical 91.7 this week.

Be on the listen for Houston Music Highlights, Tuesday through Friday on Classical 91.7. These 6-minute highlights feature local musicians and ensembles such as the Houston Symphony, the Apollo Chamber Players, and numerous others each week.  Houston Music Highlights airs at 7 a.m., and then repeat at 1 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m.

This week’s highlights feature several pieces of early music with excerpts from a German Baroque cantata, a Kyrie setting from the Renaissance dedicated to Pope Marcellus II, a light Italian Baroque divertimento, and a twentieth-century pastoral work from a composer who greatly admired works from these early periods.

Cover of Heart & Soul CD by Ars Lyrica Houston
Ars Lyrica Houston’s latest CD release on the Centaur label: Heart & Soul.

Tuesday

O Jesu, du mein Leben (excerpts): Johann Philipp Krieger

Ars Lyrica Houston, featuring countertenor Ryland Angel

Heart & Soul: Devotional Music from the German Baroque (Centaur 3426)

Wednesday

Missa Papae Marcelli (Pope Marcellus Mass)– Kyrie: Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Houston Chamber Choir

Performed as part of Musica Divina at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart on September 17th, 2013

Thursday

Divertimento IV: Anna Bon

La Donna Musicale

Performed at Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church on October 2nd, 2011

Presented by Houston Early Music

Friday

Tuba Concerto – II. Romanza – Andante sostenuto: Ralph Vaughan Williams

David Kirk, tuba; Ean-ju Lee, piano

Recorded in HPM’s Geary Performance Studio on June 15th, 2012

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