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Chi-chi Nwanoku

Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante, Beethoven's Diabelli Variations, choral music from Veljo Tormis, who recently celebrated his 80th birthday and the actress Getrude Lawrence singing songs by Noel Coward are among this week's selection of listeners' requests. With Chi-chi Nwanoku.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Jacques Offenbach

    Barcarolle: Belle nuit, o nuit d'amour (Tales of Hoffman)

    Performer: Ann Murray (mezzo soprano), Jessye Norman (soprano), Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the National Opera of the Theatre Royal of Monnaie, Brussels, Sylvain Cambreling (conductor)

    • EMI CDC 7 54322 2.
    • 12.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Polonaise no 1 (Op 4) in D arr. for violin and piano

    Performer: Ruggiero Ricci (violin), Joanna Gruenberg (piano)

    • Unicorn Kanchana UKCD 2048.
    • 1.
  • Étienne Méhul

    Overture La Chasse du Jeune Henri

    Performer: Orchestre de Bretagne, Stefan Sanderling (conductor)

    • ASV DCA 1140.
    • 9.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    String Quintet Op 30 no 6 'Musica notturna delle strade di Madrid'

    Performer: Le concert des Nations, Jordi Savall (director)

    • Alia Vox AVSA 9845.
    • 11 to 17.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Variations on a waltz by Diabelli for piano, Op 120 in C (excerpt)

    Performer: Alfred Brendel (piano)

    • Philips 416 883-2.
    • 1 to 15.
  • Jean-Joseph de Mondonville

    Sonata for violin and keyboard, Op 3 no 2 in F

    Performer: Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski (director)

    • DG Archiv 457 6002.
    • 4 to 6.
  • Cole Porter

    The Physician, Experiment (Nymph Errant)

    Performer: Ray Noble and his Orchestra, Gertrude Lawrence (vocal) Performer: 14 +15

    • ASV CD AJA 5265.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sinfonia concertante for violin, viola and orchestra (K.364) in E flat major (KE.320d)

    Performer: London Chamber Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green (Director/violin), Roger Chase (viola)

    • Virgin Classics VCY 7908 182.
    • 1 to 3.
  • Veljo Tormis

    Two songs to words by Ernst Enno: Early summer's fairy tale, Soundlessly somewhere murmuri

    Performer: Holst Singers, Stephen Layton (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA 67601.
    • 1 + 2.
  • Richard Addinsell

    Warsaw Concerto

    Performer: Martin Roscoe (piano), BBC Philharmonic, Rumon Gamba (conductor)

    • Chandos Chan 10046.
    • 4.

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