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A Birthday and Some Anniversaries...

2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 12 December 2010

Suzy Klein has the perfect soundtrack to your Sunday morning on the anniversary of the first wireless signal to cross the Atlantic. She takes your musical notes and queries plus a new release and gig of the week, and Mark Swartzentruber is here with his vintage recording choice.

Music Played

11 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Quintet for piano + wind in E flat K452 (2nd movement)

    Performers: Stephen Hough (piano) / Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

    BIS-CD 1552

  • Image for Ruggero Leoncavallo

    Ruggero Leoncavallo Pagliacci "Vesti la giubba"

    Performers: Enrico Caruso (tenor), Unnamed orchestra

    RCA GD60495

  • Image for Robert Johnson

    Robert Johnson The Prince's Almain, Masque, and Coranto

    Performer: Nigel North (lute)

    Naxos 8.572178

  • Image for Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky Firebird (suite - 1910)

    Performers: BBC Symphony Orchestra/Pierre Boulez (conductor)

    Sony SMK45843

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Advent Cantata BWV 62 (Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland)

    Performers: Nancy Argenta (soprano), Petra Lang (mezzo), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Olaf Bär (baritone), Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    DG Archiv 463 588-2

  • Image for EC Redding

    EC Redding End of a Love Affair

    Arranger: Riddle Performers: Frank Sinatra (vocals), Hollywood String Quartet

    Capitol 72435 33743

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams A Sea Symphony (On the Beach at Night, Alone)

    Performers: Christopher Maltman (baritone) / Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus / Paul Daniel (conductor)

    Naxos 6.110016

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven String Quartet in A minor, op 132 (v: Piu allegro – allegro appassionato)

    Performers: London String Quartet (recorded 1934)

    YSL 78-022

  • Image for Julian Slade

    Julian Slade Salad Days (We said we'd never look back)

    Performers: John Warner (Timothy) / Eleanor Drew (Jane) / Julian Slade (piano) (Lyrics: Dorothy Reynolds / Julian Slade)

    Naxos 8.120848

  • Image for Joseph Haydn

    Joseph Haydn Symphony no 50 in C major (Der Götterrat)

    Performers: Haydn Sinfonietta Wien / Manfred Huss (conductor)


  • Image for Imre Kálmán

    Imre Kálmán The Merry Widow (Love Unspoken)

    Performers: Alfie Boe (tenor) / Orchestra of Scottish Opera / Michael Rosewell (conductor)

    Linn CKD 346


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