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Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases. Includes:

Saturday 8 April 2006 9:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Andrew McGregor plays some of this month's newest releases and talks to lutenist Anthony Rooley. Simon Heighes recommends a version of Vivaldi's 12 Concertos in Building a Library.

Duration:

4 hours

Building a Library:

Vivaldi: Concertos Op.8 'The Trial of Harmony and Invention'
Reviewer - Simon Heighes

First Choice:
Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi (violin/director)
(Recorded 2000)
VIRGIN 5619802 (2-CD, mid-price)

Historic Choice:
Louis Kaufman (violin), Concert Hall Chamber Orchestra, Henry Swoboda (conductor), Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Clemens Dahinden (conductor)
(Recorded 1947 & 1950)
NAXOS 8.11029798 (2-CD, budget)

CD Review BAL Catalogue Data
bal.vivaldi:
bal.vivaldi.concertos.op.8.the.trial.of.harmony.and.invention


Playlist

Hot Off The Press:

BRAHMS Piano Concerto No.1:
Krystian Zimerman (piano), Berliner Philharmoniker, Simon Rattle (conductor)
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 477 6021 (CD)

MAHLER Symphony No.7:
Staatskapelle Berlin , Daniel Barenboim (conductor)
WARNER CLASSICS 2564 62963-2 (CD)

MOZART La Clemenza di Tito:
Mark Padmore (Tito), Alexandra Pendatchanska (Vitellia), Bernada Fink (Sesto), Marie-Claude Chappuis (Annio), Sunhae Im (Servilia), Sergio Foresti (Publio), RIAS Kammerchor, Freiburger Barockorchester, René Jacobs (conductor)
HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901923.24 (2-CD/SACD hybrid)


BUILDING A LIBRARY RECOMMENDATION:

VIVALDI Concertos Op.8 ' ' The Trial of Harmony and Invention'

Reviewer: Simon Heighes

First Choice:
Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi (violin/director)
(recorded 2000)
VIRGIN 5619802 (2-CD, mid-price)

Historical Choice:
Louis Kaufman (violin), Concert Hall Chamber Orchestra, Henry Swoboda (conductor) Winterthur Symphony Orchestra, Clemens Dahinden (conductor) (recorded 1947 & 1950)
NAXOS 8.11029798 (2-CD, budget)

[Next week's Building a Library will feature Dvorak's Violin Concerto ]


Consumer Slot - Joyce Hatto

BEETHOVEN The Complete Piano Sonatas Vol.9 - Piano Sonata No.30 in E major Op.109; Piano Sonata No.31 in A flat, Op.110; Piano Sonata No.32 in C minor Op.111:
Joyce Hatto (piano)
CONCERT ARTIST RECORDINGS CACD 8010-2 (CD)

CHOPIN The Complete Etudes - Douze Etudes Op.10; Douze Etudes Op.25; Trois Etudes Nouvelles:
Joyce Hatto (piano)
CONCERT ARTIST RECORDINGS CACD 92432 (CD)

SCHUMANN The Complete Piano Works (Vol.6) -Toccata in C Major, Op.7; Carnaval, Op.9; Fantasia in C major, Op.17:
Joyce Hatto (piano)
CONCERT ARTIST RECORDINGS CACD 91612 (CD)

TCHAIKOVSKY Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat major, Op.23; PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No.3 in C major, Op.26; BALAKIREV Islamey - Oriental Fantasy:
Joyce Hatto (piano), National Philharmonic-Symphonic Orchestra, Rene Kohler (conductor)
CONCERT ARTIST RECORDINGS CACD 9195-2 (CD)

PROKOFIEV The Complete Works for Piano Vol.2 "The War Sonatas" - Piano Sonata No.6 in A major, Op.82; Piano Sonata No.7 in B flat, Op.83; Piano Sonata No.8 in B flat, Op.84:
Joyce Hatto (piano)
CONCERT ARTIST RECORDINGS CACD 9122-2 (CD)


New Releases - Orchestral

Reviewer: Chris de Souza

EYBLER Symphony No.1 in C; Symphony No.2 in D minor:
Geneva Chamber Orchestra, Michael Hoffstetter (conductor)
CPO 777104-2 (SACD hybrid)

CD entitled 'Live in Ramallah' -MOZART Sinfonia Concertante in E Flat Major for Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, and Horn K 297b; BEETHOVEN Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67: Mohamed Saleh (oboe), Kinan Azmeh (clarinet), Mor Biron (bassoon), Sharon Polyak (horn), Daniel Barenboim (conductor)
WARNER CLASSICS 2564 627912 (CD)

SCHUBERT Symphony No.9 'The Great' in C: Berlin Philharmonic, Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
EMI 3393822 (CD)

BRUCKNER Symphony No.4 'Romantique': Orchestre des Champs-Elysees, Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)
HARMONIA MUNDI HMC 901921 (CD)

MAHLER Symphony No.1 in D Major 'Titan'; Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer): Christopher Maltman (baritone), Philharmonia Orchestra,
Benjamin Zander (conductor)
TELARC 2SACD-60628 (2-CD/SACD hybrid)

SIBELIUS Symphony No.2 in D Major, Op.43: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, M. Jansons (conductor)
RCO LIVE RCO 05002 (SACD/CD hybrid)


An Interview with lutenist Anthony Rooley

DOWLAND Time Stands Still (from CD of the same name, c/w songs and lute music by Campion, Ford, Handford, Danyel, Ferrabosco, Rosseter & Lawes):
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Anthony Rooley (lute)
HYPERION CDA 66186 (CD)

DOWLAND Unquiet thoughts (from CD of Dowland's First Book of Songes (1597)):
The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley (director)
L'OISEAU-LYRE 421 653-2 (CD)

DE WERT Vaghi boschetti (from CD of De Wert's 7 th Book of Madrigals 1581):
The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley (director)
VIRGIN VC7 90763-2 (CD)

MONTEVERDI Hor ch'el ciel (from CD entitled Madrigali guerrieri et amorosi):
The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley (director)
VIRGIN VBD5 61570-2 (2-CD)

ECCLES Let us revel and roar (from CD entitled 'The Mantle of Orpheus', c/w songs by H. Purcell, D. Purcell, Weldon & Blow):
The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley (director) - featuring Simon Grant & David Thomas (basses)
MUSICA OSCURA 070977 (CD)

DOWLAND Sorrow stay (from CD entitled 'Honey from the Hive' - songs by John Dowland for his Elizabethan patrons):
Emma Kirkby (soprano), Anthony Rooley (lute)
BIS SACD 1476 (SACD Hybrid)


'THE LISTENING BOOTH' :

The Listening Booth is a regular slot around midday on Saturday's CD Review . It's your chance to vote for and listen to excerpts from brand-new CDs.

If you would like to subscribe to a weekly e mail list of the discs in the Listening Booth please visit:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/newsletters/index.shtml


FOULDS Dynamic Triptych:
Peter Donohoe (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)
WARNER CLASSICS 2564 62999-2

TOVEY Symphony in D Op.32:
Malmo Opera Orchestra, George Vass (conductor)
TOCCATA CLASSICS TOCC0033

BRAHMS Piano Concerto No.1:
Krystian Zimerman (piano), Berliner Philharmoniker, Simon Rattle (conductor)
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 477 6021


RADIO 3'S DISC OF THE WEEK:

ELGAR Symphony No.1 in A Flat Major, Op.55; BERLIOZ King Lear Overture, Op.4; Beatrice and Benedict Overture, Op.9: Staatskapelle Dresden, Sir Colin Davis (conductor)
HANSSLER PROFIL CDPH05040 (CD)




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