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Building a Library: Handel: Concerti grossi, Op 6

With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Handel: Concerti grossi, Op 6; New releases of romantic orchestral works; Disc of the Week: Prokofiev: Piano Concertos.

3 hours, 12 minutes

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  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Concerto no. 2 in G minor Op.16 for piano and orchestra (rev. 1923)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • CHANDOS CHAN 10802.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony no. 4 in D minor Op.120 vers. standard [1851] - 2nd mvt

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 479-2437.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 6.
  • Louis Vierne

    Messe solennelle in C sharp minor Op.16 - Kyrie

    Choir: Choir of Southwell Minster. Performer: Hilary Punnett. Conductor: Paul Hale. Performer: Simon Hogan.
    • REGENT : REGCD425.
    • Regent.
    • 1.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony no. 4 in A major Op.90 (Italian)- 4th mvt

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • CHANDOS : CHSA 5132.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 9.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 5 in D major K.175 for piano and orchestra - 1st mvt

    Orchestra: Cristofori. Performer: Arthur Schoonderwoerd.
    • ACCENT : ACC-24289.
    • Accent.
    • 8.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    "Riconosci in questo amplesso una madre" from Le Nozze di Figaro K.492, Act 3

    Singer: Fanie Antonelou. Singer: Maria Forsstrom. Singer: James Elliott. Singer: Andrei Bondarenko. Singer: Nikolai Loskutkin. Singer: Christian Van Horn. Ensemble: Musica Aeterna. Conductor: Teodor Currentzis.
    • SONY : 88843014192.
    • Sony.
    • 20.
  • Pablo de Sarasate

    El Canto del ruisenor Op.29 for violin and piano

    Performer: Julia Fischer. Performer: Milana Chernyavska.
    • DECCA : 478 5950.
    • DECCA.
    • 5.

9.00am

Symphony no. 4 in A major Op.90 (Italian)   

Performers:     City of Birmingham Orchestra, Edward Gardner     

Composers:    Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)      

Album Title:     CHANDOS : CHSA 5132      

           

 

Symphony no. 4 in D minor Op.120

Performers:     Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Yannick Nezet-Seguin       

Composers:    Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)       

Album Title:     DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 479-2437  

 

 

El Canto del ruisenor Op.29 for violin and piano       

Performers:     Julia Fischer, Milana Chernyavska   

Composers:    Pablo de Sarasate (1844 - 1908)       

Album Title:     DECCA : 478 5950    

                                   

 

Messe solennelle in C sharp minor Op.16 for choir and 2 organs    

Performers:     Choir of Southwell Minster, Simon Hogan, Hilary Punnett, Paul Hale         

Composers:    Louis Vierne (1870 - 1937)    

Album Title:     REGENT : REGCD425         

 

Building a Library

David Vickers reviews recordings of Handel’s Twelve Grand Concertos Op.6 and makes a personal recommendation:

 

HANDEL: Concerti grossi Op. 6 Nos. 1-12 HWV319-330

Academy of Ancient Music, Andrew Manze (conductor)

HARMONIA MUNDI HMU907228/29 (2CD)

New Releases

Not one expert reviewer but two! The critics and broadcasters Stephen Johnson and Jonathan Swain talk to Andrew about recent releases of romantic orchestral repertoire

 

 

BERLIOZ: Symphonie fantastique Op. 14

VARESE: Ionisation

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Mariss Jansons (conductor)

BR KLASSIK 900121 (CD)

 

 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 7 in Eb: Piano Concerto No. 3 in Eb

Lilya Zilberstein (piano), Gurzenich-Orchestra Koln, Dmitrij Kitajenko (conductor)

OEHMS OC672 (Hybrid SACD)

 

 

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 9 in D Minor

London Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor)

LSO LIVE LSO0746 (Hybrid SACD)

 

 

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 5 in B flat major Op. 100; Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major Op. 26

Denis Matsuev (piano), Mariinsky Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (conductor)

MARIINSKY MAR0549 (Hybrid SACD)

 

11.20am

Concerto no. 5 in D major K.175 for piano and orchestra    

Performers:     Cristofori, Arthur Schoonderwoerd    

Composers:    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)    

Album Title:     ACCENT : ACC-24289         

                                   

 

 Misero! o sogno! - concert aria K.431 for tenor and orchestra        

Performers:     Rolando Villazon, London Symphony Orchestra, Antonio Pappano

Composers:    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)    

Album Title:     DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 479-1054                             

                              

 

Le Nozze di Figaro - opera in 4 acts K.492   

Performers:     Fanie Antonelou, Maria Forsstrom, James Elliott, Andrei Bondarenko, Nikolai Loskutkin, Christian Van Horn, Musicaeterna, Teodor Currentzis 

Composers:    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)    

Album Title:     SONY : 88843014192            

Disc of the Week

Concerto no. 2 in G minor Op.16 for piano and orchestra [rev. 1923]         

Performers:     Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Gianandrea Noseda           

Composers:    Sergey Prokofiev (1891 - 1953)        

Album Title:     CHANDOS CHAN 10802      

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