David Fallis, conductor

David Fallis sat down with Angela Mitchell to talk about why the Song of Songs is one of the most fascinating books of the Bible, and why composers throughout the ages have set its text to music. 

Cleveland Ovations

June 10, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.: Quire Cleveland

The Song of Songs: Choral Settings from Medieval to Modern

Recorded live in concert on Friday, February 27 & 28, 2015, at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Cleveland, and St. Bernard Catholic Church, Akron

David Fallis, guest conductor; Ross W. Duffin, artistic director

Program
Medieval Roots: Gregorian chant, Dunstable
The Spanish School: Guerrero, Victoria
Palestrina
The Early Baroque: Monteverdi, Schütz, M. Franck
An American Original: Billings
The Modern British School: Bairstow, Moody, Walton
In the Original Language: Hebrew cantillation, Sharlin
Romantics: Willan, Grieg
The Polychoral Tradition: Lasso, H. Praetorius

 David Fallis

David Fallis