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Vaughan Williams, Mozart, Guridi

Chi-chi Nwanoku presents listeners' requests, including a symphony by a master of French grand opera, music from Basque and Catalan composers, and a choral work by Vaughan Williams.

Chi-chi Nwanoku introduces listeners' requests, including a guest request from the winner of BBC Young Musician 2010, Lara Ömeroğlu. This week's line-up includes a charming symphony by a master of French Grand Opera, music from Basque and Catalan composers, and a choral work by Vaughan Williams, written to mark the 1951 Festival of Britain.

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Charles Williams - The Dream of Olwen
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra / Kenneth Alwyn
EMI CDCFP 9020 - Track 2

Mozart - Violin Sonata, K304
Mark Steinberg (violin)
Mitsuoko Uchida (piano)
PHILIPS 4756200 - Tracks 6, 7

Vaughan Williams - Sons Of Light
I. Darkness and LightII. The Song Of The Zodiac
III. The Messengers of Speech
London Bach Choir + Royal College of Music Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra / Sir David Willcocks

Guest Request: Lara Ömeroğlu (Young Musician Winner 2010)
Chopin - Etude in C Sharp Minor, Op.24 no.7
Maurizio Pollini (piano)
Deutsche Grammophon 4137942

Guridi - Ten Basque Melodies [excerpt]
III. Religiosa
V. De Ronda
X. Festiva
Bilbao Symphony Orchestra / Juan José Mena
NAXOS 8557110 - Tracks 3, 5, 10

Gerhard - Cello Sonata
Francois Monciero (cello), Albert Nieto (piano)
LA MA DE GUIDO LMG2021 - Tracks 4-6

Gounod - Symphony no.2
Academy of St Martin in The Fields / Sir Neville Marriner
PHILIPS 4621252 - Tracks 5-8

Chi-Chi's request:
Palestrina - Missa Papae Marcelli (excerpt)
Sanctus
Agnus Dei
NAXOS 8550573 - Tracks 5 & 6.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Charles Williams

    The Dream of Olwen

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Alwyn (conductor)

    • EMI CDCFP 9020.
    • 2.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Sonata, K304

    Performer: Mark Steinberg (violin), Mitsuoko Uchida (piano)

    • PHILIPS 4756200.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Sons Of Light

    Performer: London Bach Choir, Royal College of Music Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir David Willcocks (conductor)

    • LYRITA SRCD270.
    • 1.
  • Frédéric Chopin - Etude in C Sharp Minor, Op.24 no.7

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini (piano)

  • Jesús Guridi

    Ten Basque Melodies (excerpt): III. Religiosa; V. De Ronda; X. Festiva

    Performer: Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, Juan José Mena (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8557110.
  • Roberto Gerhard

    Cello Sonata

    Performer: Francois Monciero (cello), Albert Nieto (piano)

    • LA MA DE GUIDO LMG2021.
    • 4 to 6.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Symphony no.2

    Performer: Academy of St Martin in The Fields, Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    • PHILIPS 4621252.
    • 5 to 8.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Missa Papae Marcelli (excerpt): Sanctus; Agnus Dei

    Performer: Oxford Camerata, Jeremy Summerly (conductor)

    • NAXOS 8550573.

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