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In Tune

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world, including Hong Xu, laureate of Canada's Honens International Piano Competition, talking about the opportunity he received to move from the Chinese city of Wuhan to study at the Juilliard School of Music in New York.

Plus the Lendvai String Trio perform Haydn and Beethoven in the studio, and music to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln.

17:03
HANDEL
Tamerlano (Ciel e terra armi di sdegno)
Rolando Villazon (tenor)
Gabrieli Players
Paul McCreesh (conductor)
DG 477 8056
Track 1
03’16

17:07
CHOPIN
Fantaisie-Impromptu in C# minor
Angela Hewitt (piano)
HYPERION CDA 67371/2
CD2
Track 3
05’17

17:16
LIVE
MICHAEL HAYDN
Divertimento in C major (Allegro moderato & Adagio)
Lendvai String Trio
9’56

17:29
LIVE
BEETHOVEN
String Trio Op. 3 in E flat major (Allegro con brio)
Lendvai String Trio
8’52

17:39
OFFENBACH
Orpheus in the Underworld (Overture)
Vienna Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel (conductor)
DG 419 4092
Track10
9’48

17:50
TYE
Omnes gentes, plaudite minibus
Westminster Abbey Choir
James O’Donnell (conductor)
HYPERION CDA 67704
Track 1
4’15

17:54
TESSIER
Chansons turcquesques
Le Poeme Harmonique
Vincent Dumestre (conductor)
ALPHA 100
Track 1
4’08

18.03
MASSENET
Scenes Pittoresques (Fete Bohème)
City of Birmingham SO
Louis Fremaux (conductor)
EMI 5758712
Track 11
4’51

18:09
VIVALDI
Sinfonia in G Major RV146
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Andrea Marcon (director)
ARCHIV 474 5092
Tracks 34-36
7’16

18:16
LIVE
STRAVINKSY
Petroushka (excerpt)
Hong Xu (piano)
2’36

18:24
LIVE
DEBUSSY
2 Preludes (Voiles & Feux d’aritifice)
Hong Xu (piano)
9’20

18:39
LIVE
MOZART
Piano Sonata in D Major K576 (1st movement)
Hong Xu (piano)
3’41

18:44
COPLAND
Lincoln Portrait
Henry Fonda (speaker)
London Symphony Orchestra
Aaron Copland (conductor)
SONY SM3K 46559
CD3
Tracks 15-17
15’04

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2 hours

Last on

Thu 12 Feb 2009 17:00

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