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Building a Library: Sibelius: Symphony No 3

With Andrew McGregor. Building a Library: Sibelius: Symphony No 3; New releases of Renaissance choral music by Palestrina, Byrd and Tallis; Dvorak: Cello Concertos in B minor and A.

3 hours, 12 minutes

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9.05am

BARTOK: Sonata for Solo Violin BB 124 Sz. 117; 44 Duos for Two Violins BB 104 Sz. 98

Barnabas Kelemen (violin), Katalin Kokas (violin)

BMC BMCCD125 (CD)

 

 

TELEMANN: Klingende Geographie; Concerto TWV 43:d2 in D minor for 2 violins viola and basso continuo

Musica Fiata, Daniela Dolci (conductor)

PAN CLASSICS PC10291 (CD)

 

 

Charpentier - Musique Sacree

CHARPENTIER: Conserva me Domine H.230; Caecilia virgo et martyr H.397; De Profundis H.189

Choir of New College Oxford, Oxford Baroque, Edward Higginbottom (conductor)

NOVUM NCR1387 (CD)

 

 

BACH: Mass in B minor BWV232

Hana Blazikova (soprano), Sophie Harmsen (mezzo), Terry Wey (countertenor), Eric Stoklossa (tenor), Tomas Kral and Marian Krejcik (basses), Collegium Vocale 1704, Collegium 1704, Vaclav Luks (conductor)

ACCENT ACC24283 (2CD)

9.30am Building a Library

Richard Osborne explores recordings of Symphony no.3 by Sibelius and makes a recommendation:

SIBELIUS: Symphony no.3

c/w Symphonies 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6; Finlandia; Pohjola’s Daughter; Tapiola; The Swan of Tuonela; Valse triste; En saga; Karelia Suite; Violin Concerto

Boston Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis (conductor)

DECCA 4783696 (5CD budget or download)

10.15am

Andrew discusses recent winning recordings from this year’s Gramophone Awards

 

BARTOK: Sonata for Violin No. 1; Sonata for Violin No. 2; Sonata for Solo Violin

Zoltan Kocsis (piano), Barnabas Kelemen (violin)

HUNGAROTON HSACD32515 (Hybrid SACD)

 

 

Julian Bream - The Complete Album Collection

Compilation of albums recorded between 1960 and 1991 featuring various composers

Julian Bream (guitar)

SONY 88725462422 (40CD + 3DVD budget box)

 

 

Bartok, Eotvos and Ligeti - Violin Concertos

BARTOK: Violin Concerto No. 2*

EOTVOS: Seven*

LIGETI: Violin Concerto^

Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violin), Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra*, Ensemble Modern^, Peter Eotvos (conductor)

NAIVE V5285 (2CD mid-price)

10.40am New Releases

Caroline Gill joins Andrew live in the studio to discuss recent releases of Renaissance Choral music

 

Cipriano de Rore - Missa Doulce memoire and Missa a note negre

RORE: Missa Doulce memoire; O altitudo divitiarum; Fratres, scitote; Illuxit nunc sacra dies; Missa a note negre

The Brabant Ensemble, Stephen Rice

HYPERION CDA67913 (CD)

 

 

Palestrina Volume 4

PALESTRINA: Missa O magnum mysterium; A solis ortu cardine; Jubilate Deo; Ad te Levavi Oculos Meos; Ave Regina caelorum a 8; Fasciculus myrrhae dilectus meus; Ecce tu pulcher es; Introduit me rex; Magnificat Quinti toni; Deus enim firmavit; Surge illuminare

The Sixteen, Harry Christophers (conductor)

CORO COR16114 (CD)

 

 

Libera nos - The Cry of the Oppressed

BYRD: Civitas Sancti Tui; Quomodo cantabimus; Miserere mei; Plorans plorabit; Infelix ego

TALLIS: Libera nos; In ieiunio et fletu; Salvator mundi

DE MONTE: Super flumina Babylonis

CARDOSO: Sitivit anima mea

CRISTO: Lachrimans sitivit anima mea; Inter vestibulum

PEERSON: Laboravi in gemitu meo

Contrapunctus, Owen Rees (director)

SIGNUM SIGCD338 (CD)

 

 

Times go by Turns

BYRD: Mass for four voices

BENNETT: A Colloquy with God

PLUMMER: Missa Sine nomine

SMITH: Kyrie - Cunctipotens Genitor Deus

TALLIS: Mass for four voices

JACKSON: Ite missa est

New York Polyphony

BIS BIS2037 (Hybrid SACD)

 

 

MONTEVERDI: Vespro della beata Vergine (1610)

Vox Werdensis, Himlische Cantorey, Hanover Boys Choir, Concerto Palatino, Musica Alta Ripa, Jorg Breiding (conductor)

RONDEAU ROP7012-13 (2CD)

 

 

Monteverdi - Heaven and Earth

MONTEVERDI: Toccata from L'Orfeo; Ritornello and Dal mio Parnasso amato; Zefiro torna; Ohime dov'e il mio ben; Chiome d'oro; A dio Roma; A Dio Florida bella; Interrotte speranze; Lamento d'Arianna 'Lasciatemi morire'; Possente Spirto; O come sei gentile; Lamento della Ninfa; Cruda Amarilli; Hor che'l ciel e la terra

The King’s Consort, Robert King (conductor)

VIVAT VIVAT104 (CD)

11.40am Disc of the Week

DVORAK:

Cello Concerto in B minor Op. 104; Cello Concerto in A major B10

DVORAK arr. LEOPOLD: Four Songs Op. 82 No. 1 ‘Leave Me Alone’

Steven Isserlis (cello), Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Daniel Harding (conductor)

HYPERION CDA67917 (CD)

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