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Building a Library: Bach: Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen

Duration:
3 hours, 15 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 20 March 2010

With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Bach: Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen; Song recital discs; Disc of the Week: Beethoven: Egmont incidental music, Op 84.

  • 09.05am

    Dvorak – Symphonic Poems
    DVORAK: The Water Goblin Op 107 (B 195); The Noon Witch Op 108 (B 196); The Golden Spinning Wheel Op 109 (B 197); The Wild Dove Op 110 (B 198)
    Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)
    Supraphon SU40122 (CD)

    DVORAK: Piano Quintet No 1 in A major Op 5; Piano Quintet No 2 in A major Op 81
    Goldner String Quartet / Piers Lane (piano)
    Hyperion CDA67805 (CD)

  • 09.30am Building a Library

    09.30am Building a Library

    BACH: Cantata BWV56 ‘Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen’

    Reviewer – Richard Wigmore

    First Choice Recommendation:

    Bach – Cantatas Vol 10 (Potsdam / Wittenberg)
    c/w BACH: Cantata BWV48 'Ich elender Mensch, wer wird mich erlosen';
    Cantata BWV5 'Wo soll ich fliehen hin'; Cantata BWV90 'Es reisset euch ein schrecklich Ende'; Cantata BWV79 'Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild'; Cantata BWV192 'Nun danket alle Gott'; Cantata BWV80 'Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott';
    Joanne Lunn (soprano) / William Towers (alto) / James Gilchrist (tenor) / Peter Harvey (bass) / The Monteverdi Choir / The English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)
    Soli Deo Gloria SDG110 (2CD, mid price)

    Next week Piers Burton-Page compares recordings of Mozart’s Quartet No 15 in D minor K 421.

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  • 10.20am Recent Releases

    HAYDN: Violin Concerto in C Major Hob VIIa:1; Violin Concerto in G Major Hob VIIa:4; MENDELSSOHN: Octet in Eb Major Op 20
    Gil Shaham (violin and director) / Sejong Soloists
    Canary Classics CC08 (CD)

    HAYDN: Sonata No 39 in D major Hob XVI:24; Sonata No 47 in B minor Hob XVI:32; Sonata No 31 in A flat major Hob XVI:46; Sonata No 49 in C sharp minor Hob XVI:36
    Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano)
    Chandos CHAN10586 (CD)

    J. HAYDN: Concerto for Horn No 1 in D major Hob VIId:3; Divertimento a Tre Hob IV:5; M. HAYDN / W. A. MOZART: Romance for Horn and String Quartet; J. or M. HAYDN (?): Concerto for Horn no. 2 in D major Hob. VIId:4; M. HAYDN: Adagio and Allegro Molto for Horn and Trombone from Serenade in D major
    Jasper de Waal (horn) / Henk Rubingh (violin) / Marijn Mijnders (violin) / Roland Kramer (viola) / Benedikt Enzler (cello) / Henk Rubingh (violin) / Benedikt Enzler (cello) / Jorgen van Rijen (trombone) / Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra
    Channel Classics CCSSA30210 (Hybrid SACD)

  • 10.50am New Releases

    Richard Morrison talks to Andrew about new releases of song recital discs. With extracts from the following:

    ROREM: On an echoing road
    Anna Leese (soprano) / Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano) / Andrew Staples (tenor) / Jacques Imbrailo (baritone) / Tim Mead (countertenor) / Alisdair Hogarth (piano and director)
    Linn Records CKD342 (Hybrid SACD)

    SCHUMANN: 6 Lieder aus “Myrthen” Op 25; Gedichte der Konigin Maria Stuart Op 135; Lieder nach Gedichten von Friedrich Ruckert; Liederkreis Op 39
    Bernarda Fink (mezzosoprano) / Anthony Spiri (piano)
    HMC902031 (CD)

    Wiegen Lieder
    BRAHMS: Wiegenlied Op 49 No 4 (Lullaby); CURSCHMANN: Schlaf, Kindchen, balde;
    HUMPERDINCK:Hansel und Gretel (Abendsegen 'Abends will ich schlafen gehn');
    MENDELSSOHN: Abendlied 'Das Tage Werk ist' Op 8 No 9; REGER: Schlaf, mein Kindelein; Des Kindes Gebet Op 76 No 22; Mariä Wiegenlied Op 76 No 52; REICHARDT: Wer hat die schonsten Schafchen; REIMANN: Wiegenlied der Hirten; REINECKE: Puppenwiegenlied Op 75 No 8; RHEINBERGER: Abendlied Op 69 No 3; RINCK: Abend wird es wieder; SCHREKER: Schlafe, mein Liebchen; SCHUBERT: Wiegenlied D498; J. A. P. SCHULZ: Der Mond ist aufgegangen; K. F. SCHULZ: O, wie wohl ist mir am Abend; SCHUMANN: Der Sandmann Op 79 No 13; Liederkreis Op 39 No 5 (Mondnacht); etc
    Juliane Banse (soprano) / Christine Schafer (soprano) / Christiane Oelze (soprano) / Angelika Kirchschlager (mezzo) / Ingeborg Danz (mezzo) / Margarete Joswig (mezzo) / Andreas Scholl (countertenor) / Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) / Peter Schreier (tenor) / Christoph Pregardien (tenor) / Jan Kobow (tenor) / Christian Gerhaher (baritone) / Stephan Genz (baritone) / Franz-Josef Selig (bass-baritone); etc
    Carus 83001 (CD)

    Brahms: Lieder – Complete Edition Vol 9
    BRAHMS: Zigeunerlieder Op 103; Funf Lieder Op 106; Funf Lieder Op 107; Vier ernste Gesange Op 121
    Iris Vermillion (mezzo-soprano) / Juliane Banse (soprano) / Andreas Schmidt (baritone) / Helmut Deutsch (piano)
    CPO 9998402 (CD)

    Von Ewiger Liebe
    BEETHOVEN: An Die Hoffnung Op 94; Zartliche Liebe (Ich liebe dich) WoO 123; BRAHMS: Dein blaues Auge Op 59 No 8; Liebestreu Op 3 No 1; Wenn du nur Zuweilen lachelst Op 57 No 2; Der Tod, das ist die kuhle Nacht Op 96 No 1; An ein Veilchen Op 49 No 2; Von ewiger Liebe Op 43 No 1; HAYDN: Geistliches Lied Hob. XXVIa:17; SCHUBERT: Am See D746; Schwanengesang D744; Gretchen am Spinnrade D118; Wehmut D772; Seligkeit D433; SCHUMANN: Lied der Suleika Op 25 No 9; Was will die einsame Trane Op 25 No 21; Jemand Op 25 No 4; Zwei Venetianische Lieder Op 25 Nos 17 and 18; STRAUSS: Die Nacht Op 10 No 3; Meinem Kinde Op 37 No 3; Befreit Op 39 No 4; Allerseelen Op 10 No 8
    Anja Harteros (soprano) / Wolfram Rieger (piano)
    Berlin Classics 0016512BC (CD)

    Goethe's Girls and Morike's Men
    SCHUMANN: Singet nicht in Trauertonen; MENDELSSOHN: Die Liebende schreibt; BRAHMS: Es rauschet das Wasser; LOEWE: Madchenwunsche; BEETHOVEN: Die Trommel geruhret; MENDELSSOHN: Erster Verlust; SCHUBERT: Mignon und der Harfner; Gretchen am Spinnrade; Gretchens Bitte; Heiss mich nicht redden; WOLF: Abschied; Verborgenheitl; Gebet; Der Gartner; Heimweh; Lebe wohl; Nimmersatte Liebe; Die Bekehrte; Der Tambour; Der Knabe und das Immlein; Frage und Antwort; Jagerlied; Begegnung
    Angela Bic (soprano) / Charlotte Stephenson (mezzo soprano) / Thomas Hobbs (tenor) / Gerard Collett (baritone) / George Humphreys (bass-baritone) / Robin Davis (piano) / Timothy End(piano)
    RAM040 (CD)

  • 11.45am Disc of the Week

    11.45am Disc of the Week

    BEETHOVEN: Incidental Music to ‘Egmont’ Op 84
    Madeleine Pierard (soprano) / Claus Obalski (narrator) / New Zealand Symphony Orchestra / James Judd (conductor)
    Naxos 8557264 (CD, budget)

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