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Iain Burnside - Spring

Iain Burnside celebrates life and re-birth. His guest is naturalist and author Richard Mabey, whose choices include Orlando Gibbons, Olivier Messiaen and Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending.

Warlock: Pretty ring time
Swingle Singers
SwingCD 9, Tr 1
1.06

Bax: Spring Fire, Symphony: Full Day
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Vernon Handley (conductor)
Chandos CHAN 8464, Tr 3
7.24

Piazzolla: Primavera portena
Rodolfo Mederos/Daniel Barenboim/Hector Console
Teldec 0630 13474 2, Tr 10
2.30

Schumann: Symphony No 1 in B flat, Op 38 (Spring)
Swedish Chamber Orchestra
Thomas Dausgaard (conductor)
BIS SACD 1569, Tr 1
10.40

Messiaen: Catalogue d'oiseaux/L'alouette lulu
Anatol Ugorski (piano)
DG 4392142, CD1, Tr 6
8.05

Bernatz de Ventadorn: Can l'erba fresch'el folha par
Jean Luc Madier (vocals)
Cheryl Ann Fulton (harp)
Erato 4509 94825 2, Tr 5
5.40

Orlando Gibbons: O clap your hands
Oxford Camerata
Jeremy Summerly (conductor)
Naxos 8.553130, Tr 1
5.00

Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Tasmin Little
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davies (conductor)
Teldec 9031731272, Tr 6
14.17

Schubert: Am Bach im Fruhling
Robert Holl (bass-baritone)
Rudolf Jansen (piano)
Vanguard 99171, Tr 1
4.05

Kern: A fine spring morning
Blossom Dearie
Verve 837 934 2, Tr 14
3.04

Debussy: Rondes de Printemps (Images)
The Cleveland Orchestra
Pierre Boulez, DG 4357662, Tr 6
7.44

Vivaldi: La primavera
Giuliano Carmignola (violin)
Venice Baroque Orchestra
Andrea Marcon (conductor)
Sony SK51352, Tr 1-3
9.05

Handel: Suite No 1 in B flat, HWV434 (Sonata)
Andras Schiff
Teldec 4509 99051 2, Tr 2
1.31

Bridge: Enter Spring
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor)
Chandos CHAN 9950, Tr 1
18.36.

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Sun 5 Apr 2009 10:00