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Mariella Frostrup

2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 25 February 2012

Presenter and journalist Mariella Frostrup introduces a selection of music inspired by musical family legacies. Mariella begins the programme with music by Vivaldi her father played to her as a child, and continues with repertoire by both Leopold and Wolfgang Mozart, Robert and Clara Schumann and Ravel's glorious Mother Goose Suite.

Music Played

17 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in F major RV.100 for flute, violin, bassoon and continuo

    Performer: Anne-Marie BECKENSTEINER - Harpsichord Performer: Bernard FONTENY - Cello Performer: Jacques CHAMBON - Oboe Performer: Maxence LARRIEU - Flute

    Nonesuch, H 1077

  • Image for Leopold Mozart

    Leopold Mozart Concerto in D major for trumpet and orchestra - 2nd movement: Allegro moderato

    Conductor: John NELSON Performer: David GUERRIER - Trumpet Performer: Paris Orchestral Ensemble

    VIRGIN CLASSICS, 332627 2, -11

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Concerto No. 2 in B flat major Op.19 for piano and orchestra - 1st movement: Allegro con b

    Conductor: Bernard HAITINK Performer: Murray PERAHIA - Piano Performer: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra


  • Image for Johann Strauss I

    Johann Strauss I Radetsky march Op.228 standard version re-orch. Johann(II)/Josef Strauss

    Conductor: Riccardo MUTI Performer: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    Phillips, 438493

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Suite no. 1 in G major BWV.1007 for cello solo - Prelude

    Performer: Steven ISSERLIS - Cello

    HYPERION, CDA-67541/2

  • Image for Wilhelm Friedemann Bach

    Wilhelm Friedemann Bach Concerto in F minor for harpsichord, strings and continuo

    Performer: Raphael ALPERMANN - Harpsichord Performer: Berlin Acad Akademie Fur Alte Musik

    Harmonia Mundi, 901772

  • Image for Imogen Holst

    Imogen Holst That Lord that lay in asse stall for chorus

    Conductor: David WILLCOCKS Performer: King's College Cambridge Choir

    EMI CLASSICS, 7 64130 2, -21

  • Image for Gustav Holst

    Gustav Holst Brook Green suite H.190 for string orchestra

    Conductor: Richard HICKOX Performer: City Of London Sinfonia

    CHANDOS, chan-9270

  • Image for Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy La Boite a joujoux, orch. compl. Caplet - Le Magasin de jouets

    Conductor: Simon RATTLE Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    EMI Classics, 58045

  • Image for Fanny Mendelssohn

    Fanny Mendelssohn 3 Pieces for piano [4 hands] - No.1: Allegretto

    Performer: Andreas GROETHUYSEN - Piano Performer: Yaara TAL - Piano


  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Lieder ohne Worte - book 5 Op.62 - No.6: Fruhlingslied in A major

    Performer: Peter NAGY - Piano

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sinfonia Concertante in E flat major K.364 for violin, viola and orchestra (KE.320d)- 1st

    Conductor: Zubin MEHTA Performer: Itzhak PERLMAN - Violin Performer: Pinchas ZUKERMAN - Viola Performer: Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON, dg-415 486 2

  • Image for H H A (Mrs) BEACH

    H H A (Mrs) BEACH Romance Op.23 for violin and piano

    Performer: James LISNEY - Piano Performer: Paul BARRITT - Violin

    BIS, CD-1245

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns

    Camille Saint-Saëns Concerto No. 2 in G minor Op.22 for piano and orchestra - 1st movement: Andante sostenuto

    Conductor: Sakari ORAMO Performer: Stephen HOUGH - Piano Performer: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

    HYPERION, CDA-67331

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Myrthen Op.25 for voice and piano - no.1: Widmung

    Performer: Imogen COOPER - Piano Performer: Wolfgang HOLZMAIR - Baritone

    PHILIPS, 476-209 5

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann 12 Poems from 'Liebesfruhling' Op.37 - no.4: Liebst du um Schonheit [Clara Schumann Op.12`

    Performer: Imogen COOPER - Piano Performer: Wolfgang HOLZMAIR - Baritone

    PHILIPS, 462-610 2

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Ma mere l'oye - suite vers. for orchestra

    Conductor: Yannick NEZET-SEGUIN Performer: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

    EMI CLASSICS, 663-4226



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