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Chi-chi Nwanoku

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests including Mendelssohn's Sextet, astonishingly written when the composer was still in his teens, and Rodrigo's Cello Concerto.

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces a selection of Radio 3 listeners' requests including Mendelssohn's Sextet, astonishingly written when the composer was still in his teens, Rodrigo's Cello Concerto in a recording made by Julian Lloyd-Webber, who commissioned the work, and Nigel Kennedy's take on Chopin. Percussionist Chris Brannick makes a guest request.

Elgar
Salut d’Amour
Itzhak Perlman (violin), Samuel Sanders (piano)
EMI CDC 7548822 t2

Gilbert & Sullivan
Ruddigore or “The Witch’s Curse” (excerpt)
Hornpipe; “My boy you may take it from me”
Robin - Gordon Sandison (baritone)
New Sadlers Well Opera Chorus and Orchestra,
Simon Phipps (conductor)
That’s Entertainment CDTER 21128 CD1 t7 + 8

Golijov
Lullaby and Doina for flute, clarinet, double bass and string quartet
Tara Helen O’Connor (flute), Todd Palmer (clarinet), Mark Dresser (double bass), St. Lawrence String Quartet
EMI 5 57356 2 t3-5

Mendelssohn
Sextet in D major for violin, 2 violas, cello, double bass and piano, op.110
Bartholdy Piano Quartet with Andra Darzins (2nd viola), Wolfgang Wagner (double bass)
Naxos 8.550966 t1-4

Messiaen
Turangalila (excerpt)
Jardin du sommeil d’amour
Finale
Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)
Dominique Kim (ondes martenot)
Berlin Philharmonic, Kent Nagano (conductor)
Teldec 8573820432 t6 + 10

Rutland Boughton
The Immortal Hour (excerpt)
Act 2: The Faery Song
Yvonne Kenny (soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra, David Parry (conductor)
Chandos CHAN 3035 t18

Rodrigo
Concierto Como un Divertimento
Julian Lloyd-Webber (cello),
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Jesús López-Cobos (conductor)
BMG 74321 8412 2 t1-3

Rameau
Hippolyte et Aricie
Act 3, Scenes 8 and 9
Thésée – Laurent Naouri (bass), une matelote – Gaëlle Mechaly (soprano),
Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (conductor)
Erato 0630155172 CD2 t19-22

Chopin
Nocturne op 9 no 2 andante arr. Krzesimir Debski for violin and orchestra
Nigel Kennedy (violin), Polish Chamber Orchestra, Jacek Kaspszyk (conductor)
EMI 3799342 t8

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Sun 2 Aug 2009 14:00

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