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Suzy Klein runs her eye along the CD shelves for a selection of musical welcomes and finds a fanfare by Janacek, overtures by Mendelssohn and Beethoven, a Welcome Song by Purcell, and the music with which Bach introduced himself to the Leipzig congregation.

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Sun 2 May 2010 10:00

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Solomon: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

    Performer: Academy of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood (conductor)

    • L’Oiseau.
    • Lyre 410 552-2.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Benvenuto Cellini (Overture)

    Performer: London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

    • LSO Live.
    • LSO 0623.
  • Franz Schubert

    Wanderer Fantasy D. 760: 3rd movement, Presto

    Performer: Lang Lang (piano)

    • Live at Carnegie Hall.
    • DG 474 820 2.
  • Richard Strauss

    Capriccio op 85 (opening Sextet)

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra, Wolfgang Sawallisch (conductor)

    • EMI CDC 749 014/5 2.
  • Luis Pastor

    Tiempo y Silencio

    Performer: Cesaria Evora + band

    • RCA 74321 453 932.
  • Bedrich Smetana

    Piano Trio in G minor op 15 (2nd movement)

    Performer: Florestan Trio

    • Hyperion CDA 67730.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata BWV 182: Leget euch dem Heiland unter from Himmelskönig, sei willkommen (excerpt:

    Performer: Purcell Quartet, Michael Chance (countertenor)

    • Chandos Chaconne.
    • CHAN 0752.
  • Alwyn Robert

    London is the place for me

    Performer: Lord Kitchener, Freddie Grant’s Caribbean Rhythm

    • Honest Jon’s Records HJR.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Piano Quintet op 57 (Scherzo-Allegretto)

    Performer: Brodsky Quartet, Christian Blackshaw (piano)

    • Challenge Classics CC 72093.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Piano Concerto no 1 in B flat minor op 23, 1st movement

    Performer: Van Cliburn (piano), RCA Symphony Orchestra, Kiril Kondrashin (conductor)

    • RCA Victor RD85912.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Dies Natalis (Wonder)

    Performer: Susan Gritton (soprano), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN 10590.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Mazurka op 41 no 1 in C sharp minor

    Performer: Ignaz Friedman (piano)

  • Anon

    Blues Gaen Oot O'The Fashion

    Performer: Rachel Unthank and the Winterset

    • EMI Rabble Rouser 504 380 2.
  • Edward Elgar

    Salut d'Amour, op12

    Performer: Pinchas Zukerman (violin), St Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

    • RCA Victor 09026 61672 2,.
  • Richard Wagner - Rienzi (Act 1 – Prelude)

    Performer: Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell (conductor)


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