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Fiona Talkington

This week Fiona Talkington's pick of listeners' requests includes Ibert's Flute concerto, the Bach choir with pop singer Marianne Faithfull performing a classic from Lennon and McCartney, and Beethoven's enigmatic late quartet, opus 135.

2 hours

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Sun 31 Jan 2010 14:00

Music Played

  • Francis Poulenc

    Mouvements perpetuels  

    Performer: Eric Parkin (piano)

    • Chandos Chan 8637.
    • 5 to 7.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Overture to Hansel and Gretel                  

    Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Performer: Donald Runnicles (conductor)

    • Teldec 4509 945492 2.
    • 1.
  • Don Gillis

    Symphony no 5 and a half

    Performer: The New London Orchestra Performer: Ronald Corp (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA 67067.
    • 18 to 21.
  • Andreas Scholl

    Aria from Cantata BWV 115 Mache dich, mein Geist, bereit

    Performer: Ensemble Baroque de Limoges Performer: Christophe Coin (cello & director)

    • Astree Auvidis E8530.
    • 15.
  • Carl Orff

    O Fortuna from Carmina BuranaLondon Symphony Chorus,

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra Performer: Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • Chandos Chan CHSA 5067.
    • 1.
  • Newton Faulkner

    Uncomfortably Slow

    Performer: Newton Faulkner (vocal + guitar)

    • Ugly Truth 88697113062.
    • 10.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Flute concerto Emmanuel Pahud (flute)

    Performer: Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich Performer: David Zinman (conductor)

    • EMI 5 17639 2.
  • Imre Kálmán

    The Land of Smiles/You are my heart's delight             

    Performer: Jerry Hadley (tenor) Performer: English Chamber Orchestra Performer: Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    • Teldec CD80419.
    • 13.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Quartet in F major, op.135 

    Performer: Takàcs Quartet

    • Decca 470 849-2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Oboe concerto BWV1059

    Performer: Tim Garland - soprano saxophone Performer: Northern Sinfonia/Bradley Creswick

    • ABCD5025.
  • John Lennon & Paul McCartney - Yesterday

    Performer: Marianne Faithfull and the Bach Choir

  • Tom Waits

    Picture in A Frame                             

    Performer: Tom Waits                        

    • Anti/Epitaph 6547-2.
    • 11.

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