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05/01/2010 Melvyn Tan, Roy Goodman

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world.

Pianist Melvyn Tan performs in the studio ahead of a recital at the Wigmore Hall with the Skampa Quartet and conductor Roy Goodman talks to Sean about directing a performance of Handel's Messiah in Liverpool.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 BWV. 1047 (1st movement)

    Performer: Brandenburg Consort Performer: Roy Goodman (director)

    • Helios CCD 22001.
  • William Walton

    Christopher Columbus Suite (Fiesta)

    Performer: Westminster Singers Performer: City of London Sinfonia Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN 8824.
  • LIVE

    • Franz Schubert

      Liebesbotschaft (from Schwanengesang, D. 957; Du bist die Ruh (D. 776)

      Transcribed for piano by Liszt Performer: Melvyn Tan (piano)

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Quintet in A, op.81 (3rd movement: scherzo)

    Performer: Melvyn Tan (piano), Škampa Quartet

    • BBC W 1001-2.
  • LIVE

    • Frédéric Chopin - Ballade No. 3, Op 47

      Performer: Melvyn Tan (piano)

  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Trio Sonata RV. 63 ("La Folia")

    Performer: London Baroque

    • BIS CD 1026.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    English Suite No. 4 in F BWV 809 (Courante)

    Performer: Robert Levin (piano)

    • Hanssler Classic 92.113.
  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody No. 15 in A minor

    Performer: Vanguard 08402 471

    • Alfred Brendel (piano).
  • Edward Elgar


    Performer: New Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Sir John Barbirolli (conductor)

    • EMI 5 67240.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Jauchzet frohlocket (from the Christmas Oratorio)

    Performer: Bachkoor Holland Performer: Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra Performer: Roy Goodman (conductor)

    • Private Recording.
  • Philip Glass

    Concerto for saxophone quartet and orchestra (4th movement)

    Performer: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Performer: Dennis Russell Davies (conductor)

    • Nonesuch 7559 79496.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony 4 (early 1841 version)

    Performer: Hanover Band Performer: Roy Goodman (conductor)

    • RCA 09026 61931 2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Caprice on Danish and Russian Airs Op. 79

    Performer: Nash Ensemble

    • Hyperion CDA 67432.


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