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Building a Library: Haydn: The Creation

With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Haydn: The Creation; Recent releases for chamber ensemble; Disc of the Week: Gesualdo: Responses for Holy Week.

3 hours, 12 minutes

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Music Played

  • Anton Stepanovich Arensky

    PIANO TRIO OP.32

    Ensemble: Trio Wanderer.
  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber

    Ciacona (Balleti)

    Ensemble: Ars Antiqua Austria.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Flute Sonata in G H564 Wq133 (1st mvt.)

    Ensemble: Musica ad Rhenum.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    CHORAL: ERTOT UNS DURCH DEIN GUTE, BWV22

    Ensemble: Holland Baroque Society.
  • Alfredo Casella

    CONCERTO PER ARCHI 1st movement Sinfonia

  • Alfredo Casella

    CINQUE PEZZI 3rd movement Valse Ridicule

  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Responsoria 1611 (Responsories 1-6)

    Orchestra: Collegium Vocale Gent. Director: Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Jørgen Jersild

    QUARTET (1934) 1st movement All'improvisata

    Ensemble: Ensemble Midt-Vest.
  • Jørgen Jersild

    STRING QUARTET (1980) 1st movement Fluente e poco muovato

    Ensemble: Ensemble Midt-Vest.
  • Joseph Haydn

    The Creation [Die Schopfung]

    Conductor: René Jacobs.
  • Paul McCartney

    BLACKBIRD

    Ensemble: Holland Baroque Society.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Air tendre (Zoroastre)

    Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs. Singer: Sabine Devieilhe. Director: Alexis Kossenko.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Tristes apprets (Castor et Pollux)

    Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs. Singer: Sabine Devieilhe. Director: Alexis Kossenko.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Tambourins (Les Fetes d'Hebe)

    Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs. Singer: Sabine Devieilhe. Director: Alexis Kossenko.
  • Franz Liszt

    RIGOLETTO: Paraphrase de Concert S 434

    Performer: Louis Lortie.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    REQUIEM & KYRIE (Messa da requiem)

    Orchestra: Paris Opera Orchestra. Choir: Paris Opera Chorus. Conductor: Philippe Jordan.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    STRING QUARTET No. 5 IN C MAJOR 'SERENADE'

    Ensemble: Stenhammar Quartet.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    STRING QUARTET in F MINOR 3rd movement Allegro giocoso

    Ensemble: Stenhammar Quartet.
  • Wilhelm Stenhammar

    STRING QUARTET No.6 in D MINOR 1st movement Tempo moderato

    Ensemble: Stenhammar Quartet.
  • Richard Strauss

    Till Eulenspiegel's Lustige Streiche

    Orchestra: SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    PIANO TRIO OP.50

    Ensemble: Trio Wanderer.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    TRIUMPHAL MARCH from Aida (transcribed Machella)

9.05am

 

BIBER: Karneval in Kremsier

Ars Antiqua Austria, Gunar Letzbor (conductor)

PAN CLASSICS PC10300 (CD)

 

 

Rameau - Le Grand Theatre del'Amour

RAMEAU: Various Opera Arias

Sabine Devieilhe (soprano), Les Ambassadeurs, Alexis Kossenko (conductor)

ERATO 9341492 (CD)

 

 

BACH, C P E: Flute Sonatas Wq 123-134 (complete)

Jed Wentz (transverse flute), Job ter Haar (cello), Michael Borgstede (harpsichord), Musica ad Rhenum

BRILLIANT CLASSICS 94323 (2CD budget)

 

 

Richard Strauss - Tone Poems Vol. 2

STRAUSS, R: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche Op. 28; Don Quixote Op. 35; Macbeth Op. 23

SWR Sinfornieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg, Francois-Xavier Roth (conductor)

HANSSLER HAEN93304 (CD)

 

9.30am Building a Library

Iain Burnside surveys recordings of The Creation by Haydn and makes a recommendation:

 

 

HAYDN: The Creation

Julia Kleiter (soprano), Maximilian Schmitt (tenor), Johannes Weisser (bass), RIAS Kammerchor, Freiburger Barockorchester, Rene Jacobs (conductor)

HARMONIA MUNDI HMC902039/40 (2CD mid-price)


10.30am

 

Liszt at the Opera

WAGNER trans. LISZT: Tannhauser Overture; O du mein holder Abendstern - Rezitativ und Romanze aus Tannhauser S444; Spinnerlied aus Der fliegende Hollander S440

GOUNOD: Valse De L'opera Faust S407

LISZT: Concert Paraphrase on Rigoletto S.434 after Verdi's opera; Reminiscences de "Don Juan" (after Mozart) S. 418

WAGNER: Tristan und Isolde -Prelude & Liebestod

Louis Lortie (piano)

CHANDOS CHAN10793 (CD)

 

 

VERDI: Requiem

Kristin Lewis (soprano), Violeta Urmana (mezzo-soprano), Piotr Beczala (tenor), Ildar Abdrazakov (bass), Choeurs de l'Opera National de Paris, Orchestre de l'Opera National de Paris, Philippe Jordan (conductor)

ERATO 9341402 (CD)

 

 

Verdi - Sinfonie per organo a 4 mani

VERDI: Gloria all'Egitto (from Aida); Giovanna d'Arco : Overture; I vespri siciliani Overture; La forza del destino Overture; Macbeth - Prelude; Nabucco Overture; Va, pensiero (from Nabucco); La traviata: Prelude to Act 1

Silvio Celeghin (organ), Federica Iannella (organ)

TACTUS TC812204 (CD)

10.45am New Releases

Helen Wallace talks to Andrew about new releases of chamber music

 

 

Stenhammar: String Quartets Volume 2

STENHAMMAR: String Quartet No. 5 in C Op. 29 'Serenade'; String Quartet in F minor; String Quartet No. 6 in D minor Op. 35

Stenhammar Quartet

BIS BIS2009 (Hybrid SACD)

 

 

CASELLA: Concerto per archi Op. 40b; Cinque pezzi Op. 34

TURCHI: Concerto breve

Quartetto di Venezia

NAXOS 8573019 (CD budget)

 

 

Jorgen Jersild - Chamber Music

JERSILD: Quartetto per archi; At spille i skoven; Trois Pieces en Concert; Quartet

Ensemble MidtVest

DACAPO 8226072 (Hybrid SACD)

 

 

ARENSKY: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor Op. 32

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Trio in A minor Op. 50

Trio Wanderer

HARMONIA MUNDI HMC902161 (CD)

 

 

Old, New & Blue

VLOEIMANS: Mine own King am I & Joel; Tender Mercies; Sans Parure; Wet Feet

BACH, J C: Lamento 'Ach dass ich Wassers gnug hatte'

BACH, J S: Ertodt uns durch dein Gute from Cantata 22

SUSATO: Pavane: Mille Regretz

TALLIS: If ye love me

HAMMERSCHMIDT: Paduan a 5; Blackbird

STEENBRINK: Ciacony

Eric Vloeimans (trumpet), Holland Baroque Society

CHANNEL CCSSA35613 (Hybrid SACD)

11.45am Disc of the Week

GESUALDO: Responses for Holy Week

Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)

PHI LPH010 (2CD mid-price)

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