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Building a Library: Brahms: Piano Trio in B

3 hours, 12 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 09 February 2013

With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Brahms: Piano Trio in B, Op 8; Chamber and vocal music by Bach and Vivaldi; Disc of the Week: Schubert: Erlkonig.

  • Timings are approximate


    Rachmaninov – All Night Vigil
    RACHMANINOV: Vespers Op. 37
    Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Klava (conductor)
    ONDINE ODE12065 (Hybrid SACD)

    Palestrina Volume 3
    PALESTRINA: Stabat mater a8; Ad coenam Agni providi (Hymn); Song of Songs no.4-6; Regina coeli a8; Three Offertories for the Easter Period; Missa Regina caeli
    The Sixteen, Harry Christophers (conductor)
    CORO COR16106 (CD)

    Britten - The Sacred Choral Music
    BRITTEN: Hymn to St Cecilia; A Wedding Anthem; Whoso dwelleth; Te Deum in C; Jubilate Deo in Eb; Hymn to St. Peter; A Ceremony of Carols; Rejoice in the Lamb; Festival Te Deum; Venite Exultemus; Jubilate Deo in C; A Hymn to the Virgin; Missa Brevis in D; A Hymn of Saint Columba; Prayer I A.M.D.G.; Prayer II A.M.D.G.; Antiphon
    New College Choir Oxford, Edward Higginbottom (conductor)
    NOVUM NCR1386 (2CD mid-price)

    9.30am Building a Library

    Iain Burnside explores recordings of the Piano Trio in B by Brahms and makes a recommendation:

    BRAHMS: Piano Trio no.1 in B Op.8
    c/w Piano Trio no.2 in C Op.87
    Maria Joao Pires (piano), Augustin Dumay (violin), Jian Wang (cello)

    Also included in the box set Brahms – Complete Chamber Music 4790378 (11CD)


    Caroline Gill joins Andrew live in the studio to discuss new recordings of Baroque chamber and vocal music

    Max Emanuel Cencic – Venezia: Opera arias of the Serenissima
    CALDARA: Barbaro non comprendo
    PORTA: Mormorando quelle fronde
    VIVALDI: A’ piedi miei svenato; Anche in mezzo a perigliosa; Io son rea dell’onor mio; Mi vuoi tradir lo so; Quel rossor che in volto miri
    GASPARINI: Dolce mio ben mia vita
    GIACOMELLI: Sposa... non mi conosci
    ALBINONI: Pianta bella pianta amata
    SELLITTO: Anche un misero arboscello
    Max Emanuel Cencic (counter-tenor), Il Pomo d’Oro, Riccardo Minasi (conductor)
    VIRGIN 4645452 (CD)

    DAUVERGNE: Hercule mourant
    Andrew Foster-Williams (Hercule), Veronique Gens (Dejanire), Emiliano Gonzalez Toro (Hilus), Edwin Crossley-Mercer (Philoctete), Julie Fuchs (Iole), Jael Azzaretti (Dirce), Alain Buet (La Jalousie, Jupiter), Jennifer Borghi (Junon), Romain Champion (Le Grand Pretre de Jupiter), Les Talens Lyriques, Les Chantres du Centre de musique baroque de Versailles, Christophe Rousset (conductor)
    APARTE AP042 (2CD)

    Bach Flute Sonatas
    BACH: Sonata in E flat major BWV1031; Sonata in G minor BWV1020; Sonata in C major BWV1033; Sonata in E minor BWV1034; Sonata in E major BWV1035; Sonata in B minor BWV1030
    Andrea Oliva (flute), Angela Hewitt (piano)
    HYPERION CDA67897 (CD)

    J.S. Bach - 6 Sonatas for Harpsichord and Violin
    BACH: Sonata 1 in B minor BWV 1014; Sonata 2 in A major BWV 1015; Sonata 3 in E major BWV 1016; Sonata 4 in C minor BWV 1017; Sonata 5 in F minor BWV 1018; Sonata 6 in G major BWV 1019; Two movements from earlier versions of Sonata 6
    Catherine Manson (violin), Ton Koopman (harpsichord)

    … pour passer la melancholie
    FROBERGER: Suite XXX in A minor; Libro qvarto 1656 de la Suite VI in C
    D’ANGLEBERT: Des Pieces de Clavecin... Livre premier 1689
    FISCHER: Musicalischer Parnassus de la Suite ‘Uranie’ in D minor; Ricercar pro Tempore Quadragesimae super Initium Cantilenae
    COUPERIN: Suite in F major
    CLERAMBAULT: Suite in C minor
    MUFFAT: Passacaglia in G minor
    Andreas Staier (harpsichord)

    Bach - Arias with piccolo cello
    BACH: Mein glaubides Herze BWV68; Choral Schubler BWV645; Woferne du den edlen Frieden BWV41; Ich dein betrubtes Kind BWV199; Jesus ist ein gutter Hirt BWV85;Ach bleib bei uns Herr Jesu Christ BWV6; Ich bin herrlich BWV49; Es dunket mich BWV175; Choral Schubler BWV650 no.6; Bete aber auch dabei BWV115; Ich furchte nicht BWV183; Es ist vollbracht BWV159; Ich ruf' zu dir Herr Jesu Christ BWV639;
    HOFFMANN: Schlage doch gewunschte Stunde BWV 53
    Sandrine Piau (soprano), Christophe Dumaux (alto), Emiliano Gonzalez Toro (tenor), Ensemble Pulcinella, Ophelie Gaillard (cello piccolo and director)


    WIENIAWSKI: Violin Concerto No.1 in F# Op.14
    CONUS: Violin Concerto in E minor Op.1
    VIEUXTEMPS: Fantasia appassionata in G minor Op. 35
    Soo Hyun Park (violin), Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, Nicholas Milton (conductor)
    ONYX ONYX4109 (CD)

    ZELENSKI: Piano Quartet in C minor Op 61
    ZAREBSKI: Piano Quintet in G minor Op 34
    Jonathan Plowright (piano), Szymanowski Quartet
    HYPERION CDA67905 (CD)

    WEINBERG: Symphony No. 8 ‘Polish Flowers’ Op. 83
    Rafal Bartminski (tenor), Magdalena Dobrowolska (soprano), Ewa Marciniec (alto), Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic Choir, Antoni Wit (conductor)
    NAXOS 8572873 (CD budget)

    Panufnik - Symphonic Works Vol. 5
    PANUFNIK: Metasinfonia for Organ Timpani and Strings (Symphony No. 7); Sinfonia Votiva (Symphony No. 8); Concerto Festivo
    Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Lukasz Borowicz (conductor)
    CPO 7776842 (CD)

    11.45am Disc of the Week

    Matthias Goerne - Erlkonig - Schubert Edition Volume 7
    SCHUBERT: Im Abendrot D799; Der Wanderer D493; Nachtviolen D752; Im Walde D834; Normans Gesang D846; Der Geistertanz D116; Schatzgräbers Begehr D761; An den Mond D259; Erlkonig D328; Am See D746; Alinde D904; Widerschein D949; Die Forelle D550; Der Fluss D693; Abendrote D690; Klage D415; Der Strom D565; Fischerweise D881; Auf der Bruck D853
    Matthias Goerne (baritone), Andreas Haefliger (piano)



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