Saturday, September 17, 2011

Psalms, Book III, Op. 197

(September 17, 2011)
For Voices and Instruments
Psalm 73 (A Psalm of Asaph)  "Truly God Is Good to Israel"
     [Haydn - Emperor String Quartet: II] 
Psalm 74 (A Maskil of Asaph)  "Why Have You Rejected Us"
     [Vaughan Williams - Symphony No. 8: II]                      [G73]
Psalm 75  (To the Choirmaster: According to Do Not Destroy -
      A Psalm of Asaph - A Song)
     [Jacob Handl - Isaiah 57, Ecce Quomodo Moritur Justis][G74]
Psalm 76 (To the Choirmaster: With Stringed Instruments -
     A Psalm of Asaph - A Song)
"God Is Great in Israel" 
    [Willson - The Music Man]                                                        [G75]
Psalm 77 (To the Choirmaster: According to Jeduthun -
     A Psalm of Asaph)
"I Cried Unto God" 

     [Alburger - Out on the Porch]                                                   
Psalm 78 (A Maskil of Asaph) - "Marvellous Things"
     [Alburger - Moses and Aaron]                               [G77]
Psalm 79 (A Psalm of Asaph) -
     "Lord, How Long Wilt Thou Be Angry"

     [Purcell - Psalm 79]                                                       [G78]
Psalm 80 - "Give Ear, O Shepherd of Israel"
     [J.S. Bach - Cantata No. 104 / Albert Roussel - Psalm 80][G79]
Psalm 81 (To the Choirmaster: According to the Gittith -
     A Psalm of Asaph) 
"Sing Joyfully"
     [Byrd - Sing Joyfully]                                                                 
Psalm 82 (A Psalm of Asaph) -
     "How Long Will Ye Judge Unjustly"

     [Alburger - Elijah Rock]                                       [G81]
Psalm 83 (A Song - A Psalm of Asaph) -
     "Keep Not Thou Silence"

     [Schoenberg - Pierrot Lunaire: VIII]                               [G82]
Psalm 84 (To the Choirmaster: According to the Gittith -
     A Psalm of the Songs of Korah) 
     "How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place
     [Brahms - German Requiem]                                                    [G83]
Psalm 85 (To the Choirmaster -
      A Psalm of the Sons of Korah) - 
     Lord, You've Been Merciful"
     [Ives - Variations on America]                                                 [G84]
Psalm 86 (A Prayer of David) - "Bow Down Thine Ear"
     [Franck - Domine non Secundum]                                [G85]
Psalm 87 (A Psalm of the Sons of Korah - A Song) -
     "God Built the Town on the Hill"
     [Hovhaness - Symphony No. 2 ("Mysterious Mountain")] [G86]
Psalm 88 (A Song - A Psalm of the Sons of Korah - 
     To the Choirmaster: According to Mahalath Leannoth -
     A Maskil of Heman the Ezrahite) 
     "I Have Cried Day and Night Before You"
    [Peter Cornelius - Psalm 88 /
     Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 9: II]                                     
Psalm 89 (A Maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite) 
     "I Will Sing of the Mercy of God Forever"
     [G.F. Handel - Coronation Anthem No. 4]                              



(Complete Works, Volume 89)
(NM 1110, October 1, 2011)