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Apollo Saxophone Quartet, Kah-Ming Ng, Puppetry in Opera

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 08 November 2012

Sean Rafferty presents, with an exclusive live set from the Apollo Saxophone Quartet ahead of their gig at the 2012 London Jazz Festival next week.
Plus, harpsichordist Kah-Ming Ng plays music by French Baroque master Rameau live in the studio, looking ahead to a major Rameau exploration day in Oxford.
Other guests include director John Fulljames and puppeteer Mark Down, both involved in an innovative Puppetry in Opera project at London's Barbican Centre.

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Music Played

18 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Jean-Philippe Rameau
    00:01

    Jean-Philippe Rameau Anacreon - acte de ballet [i] [libretto: Cahusac]

    Conductor: Mary TEREY-SMITH Performer: Capella Savaria

    NAXOS, 8 553746

  • Image for Jean-Philippe Rameau
    00:06

    Jean-Philippe Rameau Premier livre de pieces de clavecin

    Performer: Kah-Ming NG - Harpsichord

  • Image for Jean-Philippe Rameau
    00:14

    Jean-Philippe Rameau Premier livre de pieces de clavecin

    Performer: Kah-Ming NG - Harpsichord

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn
    00:19

    Felix Mendelssohn Octet in E flat major Op.20 for strings

    Performer: Daniel HOPE - Violin Performer: Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

    DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON, DG 477-6634

  • Image for Samuel Scheidt
    00:23

    Samuel Scheidt Canzona super cantionem gallicam (Est-ce Mars?) for 5 instruments

    Performer: His Majestys Sagbutts And Cornetts

    HYPERION, CDH-55344

  • Image for Anton Bruckner
    00:33

    Anton Bruckner Symphony no. 3 in D minor [all versions]

    Conductor: Marek JANOWSKI Performer: Suisse Romande Orchestra

    PENTATONE, PTC-5186 449

  • Image for Django Bates
    00:41

    Django Bates Travel cartoons for the blind for saxophone quartet

    Performer: Apollo Saxophone Quartet

  • Image for Django Bates
    00:43

    Django Bates Travel cartoons for the blind for saxophone quartet

    Performer: Apollo Saxophone Quartet

  • Image for Richard Strauss
    00:45

    Richard Strauss 4 Letzte Lieder AV.150 for voice and orchestra

    Conductor: Donald RUNNICLES Performer: Christine BREWER - Soprano Performer: Atlanta S O

    TELDEC, CD-80661

  • Image for Joseph Haydn
    00:55

    Joseph Haydn Il Mondo della luna - dramma giocoso in 3 acts H.28.7

    Conductor: Claudio ABBADO Performer: Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

    dg, 477 8271

  • Image for Giacomo Puccini
    01:07

    Giacomo Puccini Madama Butterfly - opera vers. "standard" in 3 acts [Paris, 1906]

    Conductor: Charles MACKERRAS Performer: Monserrat Caballé - Soprano Performer: London Symphony Orchestra

    VIRGIN, VTDCD-417

  • Image for Barbara Thompson
    01:21

    Barbara Thompson Saxophone Quartet No 3 "Body Language": II. Carnival

    Performer: Apollo Saxophone Quartet

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi
    01:19

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto in A minor RV.419 for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Jean-Guihen QUEYRAS - Cello Performer: Berlin Academy Of Ancient Music

    HARMONIA MUNDI, HMC 902095

  • Image for Leonard Bernstein
    01:37

    Leonard Bernstein Prelude, fugue and riffs for clarinet & jazz orchestra

    Conductor: Simon RATTLE Performer: Michael COLLINS - Clarinet Performer: London Sinfonietta

    EMI, 2 150-14 2

  • Image for James Bernard
    01:45

    James Bernard The Dracula suite [music from 'Dracula' and 'Dracula, prince of darkness']

    Conductor: Neil RICHARDSON Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra

    SILVA SCREEN, SILCD-3507

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    01:48

    Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata no. 34 BWV.34 (O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe)

    Conductor: Harry CHRISTOPHERS Performer: Symphony Of Harmony And Invention Performer: The SIXTEEN

    CORO, COR16039

  • Image for Friedrich von Flotow
    01:55

    Friedrich von Flotow Martha or Der Markt zu Richmond - opera in 4 acts

    Conductor: Richard ARMSTRONG Performer: Roberto ALAGNA - Tenor Performer: London Philharmonic

    EMI, 7243-5-55540-2-4

  • Image for Robert Schumann
    01:58

    Robert Schumann Bunte Blatter Op.99 for piano

    Performer: Florian UHLIG - Piano

    hanssler, cd98-650

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