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12/12/2011 Onyx Brass, John Butt

Presented by Sean Rafferty. With performances in the studio by Onyx Brass, plus an interview with the Dunedin Consort director and Bach expert John Butt.

Onyx Brass have just released their debut Christmas album 'Canite Tuba' and will be performing works from the collection live in the In Tune studio. They have an upcoming performance at Fleet Street Carols at St Brides Church, London.

The director of the Dunedin Consort, John Butt talks to Sean Rafferty ahead of the ensemble's Christmas Oratorio concerts in Heddington and Perth, as well as their performance of Messiah in the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh.

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2 hours

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Galatea dry thy tears (Acis & Galatea, HWV 49a)

    Performer: Dunedin Consort & Players Performer: John Butt (director)

    • LINN CKD 319.
  • LIVE

    • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

      Canite tuba (arr. for brass quintet)

      Performer: Onyx Brass

  • Franz Liszt

    Chasse Neige (Transcendental Etude No. 12 in B flat minor)

    Performer: Nikolai Lugansky (piano)

    • NAÏVE AM205.
  • Messager

    Solo de Concours

    Performer: Julian Bliss (clarinet) Performer: Philip Moore (piano)

    • BBC Recording.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Non piu di fiori (Marriage of Figaro)

    Performer: Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Opera National de Lyon Orchestra and Choir Performer: Kazushi Ono (conductor)

    • VIRGIN 64198606.
  • LIVE

    • Aaron Copland

      Saturday Night Waltz (Rodeo)

      Performer: Onyx Brass

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    No. 5 Nunc Dimittis (All-night Vigil, Op. 37, "Vespers")

    Performer: BBC Singers Performer: Kaspars Putnins (conductor)

    • BBC Recording.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

    Performer: Yevgeny Sudbin (piano)

    • BIS-SACD-1838.
  • LIVE

    • Cornelius

      Die Konige (arr. for brass quintet)

      Performer: Onyx Brass

    • Johann Sebastian Bach

      Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659 (arr. for brass quintet)

      Performer: Onyx Brass

  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Night on a bare mountain (original version)

    Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Kirill Karabits (conductor)

    • ONYX 4074.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Les Cyclopes

    Performer: Jill Crossland (piano)

    • SIGNUM SIGCD278.
  • Antônio Carlos Jobim


    Performer: Stacey Kent (voice) Performer: Ebene Quartet

    • VIRGIN 628668 0.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sanctus (Mass in B Minor)

    Performer: Dunedin Consort & Players Performer: John Butt (director)

    • LINN CKD 354.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Lord Our Redeemer (St John's Passion)

    Performer: Peter Pears (Evangelist) Performer: Kings College Choir Performer: Philomusica of London Performer: Sir David Willcocks (director)

    • ARGO 4616332.
  • George Frideric Handel

    For unto us a child is born (Messiah)

    Performer: Dunedin Consort & Players Performer: John Butt (conductor)

    • LINN CKD 313.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Lonely Wanderer, op.43

    Performer: Katya Apekisheva (piano)

    • Quartz QTZ2061.


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