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Building a Library: Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro

With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro; Box set: Neville Marriner - The Argo Years; Disc of the Week: Arensky: Piano Trios. Leonore Trio.

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3 hours, 12 minutes

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Sat 10 May 2014 09:00

9.00am

L' Ivrogne corrige - opera comique   

Performers:     Les Arts Florissants, William Christie 

Composers:    Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714 - 1787)        

Album Title:     Le Jardin de Monsieur Rameau

EDITIONS ARTS FLORISSANTS : AF002  

           

 

Ah! loin de rire, pleurons - canon for 4 voices           

Performers:     Les Arts Florissants, William Christie 

Composers:    Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683 - 1764)           

Album Title:     Le Jardin de Monsieur Rameau

EDITIONS ARTS FLORISSANTS : AF002  

 

 

Concerto in C minor BWV.1060 for 2 keyboards and string orchestra [from lost concerto for 2vn or ob & vn]      

Performers:     Masaaki Suzuki, Masato Suzuki, Japan Bach Collegium     

Composers:    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)          

Album Title:     BIS : 2051      

 

 

Adagio and fugue in C minor K.546 for strings         

Performers:     Berlin Academy of Ancient Music     

Composers:    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)    

Album Title:     HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC902159 

 

 

Symphony no. 39 in E flat major K.543        

Performers:     Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Bruggen         

Composers:    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)    

Album Title:     GLOSSA : GCD921119         

9.30am Building a Library

Sarah Lenton compares DVD recordings of Mozart’s opera The Marriage of Figaro and makes a recommendation:

 

MOZART: Le nozze di Figaro, K492

Erwin Schrott (Figaro), Miah Persson (Susanna), Gerald Finley (Count Almaviva), Dorothea Roschmann (Countess Almaviva), Rinat Shaham (Cherubino), The Royal Opera Chorus, The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano (conductor), David McVicar (stage director)

OPUS ARTE OA0990D (DVD)

10.15am

 

Concerto no. 1 in D major Op.6 for violin and orchestra      

Performers:     Ivry Gitlis, Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Stanislaw Wislocki     

Composers:    Nicolo Paganini (1782 - 1840)           

Album Title:     DECCA : 5346246     

 

 

Caprice no.24 Op.1 for violin solo     

Performers:     Ivry Gitlis        

Composers:    Nicolo Paganini (1782 - 1840)           

Album Title:     DECCA : 5346246     

 

           

Concerto no. 2 in C major Op.58 for violin and orchestra    

Performers:     Ivry Gitlis, Monte Carlo National Opera Orchestra, Edouard van Remoortel          

Composers:    Camille Saint-Saens (1835 - 1921)   

Album Title:     DECCA : 5346246     

 

 

Concerto in A minor Op.102 for violin, cello and orchestra  

Performers:     Ivry Gitlis, Maurice Gendron, Orchestre National de l'ORTF, Michael Tabachnik  

Composers:    Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)       

Album Title:     DECCA : 5346246     

 

 

Capriccio-valse in E major Op.7 for violin and piano            

Performers:     Ivry Gitlis, Shigeo Neriki        

Composers:    Henryk Wieniawski (1835 - 1880)     

Album Title:     DECCA : 5346246      

New Releases

John Bridcut talks to Andrew about a recently released box set of early recordings with Neville Marriner

 

Sir Neville Marriner - The Argo Years

Various works

Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

DECCA 4786883 (28CD budget)

Disc of the Week

Trio no. 2 in F minor Op.73 for piano and strings      

Performers:     Leonore Piano Trio    

Composers:    Anton Stepanovich Arensky (1861 - 1906)   

Album Title:     HYPERION : CDA68015

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