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A Birthday and Some Anniversaries...

Suzy Klein has the perfect soundtrack to your Sunday morning on the anniversary of the first wireless signal to cross the Atlantic. She takes your musical notes and queries plus a new release and gig of the week, and Mark Swartzentruber is here with his vintage recording choice.

2 hours

Last on

Sun 12 Dec 2010 10:00

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quintet for piano + wind in E flat K452 (2nd movement)

    Performers: Stephen Hough (piano) / Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

    • BIS-CD 1552.
  • Ruggero Leoncavallo

    Pagliacci "Vesti la giubba"

    Performers: Enrico Caruso (tenor), Unnamed orchestra

    • RCA GD60495.
  • Robert Johnson

    The Prince's Almain, Masque, and Coranto

    Performer: Nigel North (lute)

    • Naxos 8.572178.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Firebird (suite - 1910)

    Performers: BBC Symphony Orchestra/Pierre Boulez (conductor)

    • Sony SMK45843.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Advent Cantata BWV 62 (Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland)

    Performers: Nancy Argenta (soprano), Petra Lang (mezzo), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Olaf Bär (baritone), Monteverdi Choir / English Baroque Soloists / John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    • DG Archiv 463 588-2.
  • EC Redding

    End of a Love Affair

    Arranger: Riddle Performers: Frank Sinatra (vocals), Hollywood String Quartet

    • Capitol 72435 33743.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    A Sea Symphony (On the Beach at Night, Alone)

    Performers: Christopher Maltman (baritone) / Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Chorus / Paul Daniel (conductor)

    • Naxos 6.110016.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet in A minor, op 132 (v: Piu allegro – allegro appassionato)

    Performers: London String Quartet (recorded 1934)

    • YSL 78-022.
  • Julian Slade

    Salad Days (We said we'd never look back)

    Performers: John Warner (Timothy) / Eleanor Drew (Jane) / Julian Slade (piano) (Lyrics: Dorothy Reynolds / Julian Slade)

    • Naxos 8.120848.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no 50 in C major (Der Götterrat)

    Performers: Haydn Sinfonietta Wien / Manfred Huss (conductor)

    • BIS-SACD-1815.
  • Imre Kálmán

    The Merry Widow (Love Unspoken)

    Performers: Alfie Boe (tenor) / Orchestra of Scottish Opera / Michael Rosewell (conductor)

    • Linn CKD 346.

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