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Building a Library: Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1

With Andrew McGregor. Building a Library: Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No 1; New Bach releases, including the St John Passion; Disc of the Week: Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro.

3 hours, 12 minutes

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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Le Nozze di Figaro K.492

    Singer: Andrei Bondarenko. Singer: Simone Kermes. Singer: Fanie Antonelou. Singer: Mary-Ellen Nesi. Singer: Christian Van Horn. Singer: Garry Agadzhanian. Singer: Maria Forsstrom. Singer: Krystian Adam. Singer: Nikolai Loskutkin. Ensemble: Musica Aeterna. Conductor: Teodor Currentzis.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : 88883-709262.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 1.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Quartet no. 3 in D major Op.44`1 for strings

    Ensemble: Artemis String Quartet.
    • ERATO : 0825646366903.
    • ERATO.
    • 3.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.54

    Orchestra: Bavarian R S O. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • BR KLASSIK : 900123.
    • BR KLASSIK.
    • 1.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.74 (Pathetique)

    Orchestra: Bavarian R S O. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • BR KLASSIK : 900123.
    • BR KLASSIK.
    • 4.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony no. 2 in C minor (chamber version arr. Anthony Payne)

    Ensemble: Royal Academy of Music Soloists. Conductor: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Linn CKD 442.
    • Linn.
    • 3.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 14 Op.135 for soprano, bass, string orchestra and percussion

    Singer: Gal James. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • NAXOS : 8.573132.
    • NAXOS.
    • 6.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Concerto no. 2 in G major Op.126 for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Truls Mørk. Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vasily Petrenko.
    • ONDINE : ODE-1218-2.
    • ONDINE.
    • 6.
  • Edward Elgar

    Quadrille no.5 from L'Assomoir (The Bludgeon)

    Ensemble: Innovation Chamber Ensemble. Director: Barry Collett.
    • SOMM : SOMMCD-252.
    • SOMM.
    • 14.
  • Richard Strauss

    Morgen from Lieder Op.27

    Singer: Simone Kermes. Ensemble: Faure Quartet.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : 88843-023672.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 7.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Quintet in D major for clarinet, horn, violin, cello and piano [1898]

    Ensemble: London Soloists' Ensemble.
    • Naxos : 8.573191.
    • Naxos.
    • 6.

9.00am

 

Quartet no. 3 in D major Op.44`1 for strings

Performers:     Artemis String Quartet           

Composers:    Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)      

Album Title:     ERATO : 0825646366903     

 

 

Morgen from 4 Lieder Op.27

Performers:     Simone Kermes, Faure Quartet        

Composers:    Richard Strauss (1864 - 1949)          

Album Title:     SONY CLASSICAL : 88843-023672

 

 

Symphony no. 2 in C minor (chamber version arr. Anthony Payne)

Performers:     Royal Academy of Music Soloists, Trevor Pinnock 

Composers:    Anton Bruckner (1824 - 1896)           

Album Title:     Linn CKD 442

 

 

Quintet in D major for clarinet, horn, violin, cello and piano [1898]   

Performers:     London Soloists' Ensemble    

Composers:    Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872 - 1958)         

Album Title:     Naxos : 8.573191       

 

 

Quadrille no.5 from L'Assomoir (The Bludgeon)

Performers:     Innovation Chamber Ensemble, Barry Collett           

Composers:    Edward Elgar 

Album Title:     SOMM : SOMMCD-252       

 

9.30am Building a Library

Chris de Souza compares recordings of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto no. 1 and makes a recommendation:

 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in Bb minor Op. 23

c/w The Nutcracker Suite Op. 71a

Martha Argerich (piano), Berliner Philharmonic Orchestra, Claudio Abbado (conductor)

DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4498162 (CD and download)

 

Also on Martha Argerich - The Collection vol.2

DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 24778124 (7CD budget)


10.15am New Releases

Berta Joncus joins Andrew live in the studio to discuss recently released recordings of Bach

 

 

Cantata no. 106 BWV.106 (Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit (Actus tragicus))       

Performers:     Hannah Morrison, Monteverdi Choir., English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner         

Composers:    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)          

Album Title:     SOLI DEO GLORIA : SDG-719        

 

 

Easter Oratorio BWV.249      

Performers:     English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner          

Composers:    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)          

Album Title:     SOLI DEO GLORIA : SDG-719        

 

 

Magnificat in D major BWV.243        

Performers:     Munich Bach Choir, Munich Bach Orchestra, Hansjorg Albrecht    

Composers:    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)          

Album Title:     OEHMS CLASSICS : OC-1801        

 

 

Concerto [fragment] in D major BWV.1045 for violin, 3 tpt, timp, 2 ob & string orch           

Performers:     Munich Bach Orchestra, Hansjorg Albrecht 

Composers:    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)          

Album Title:     OEHMS CLASSICS : OC-1801        

 

 

Cantata no. 82 BWV.82 (Ich habe genug)    

Performers:     Christine Schafer, Berlin Baroque Soloists   

Composers:    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)          

Album Title:     SONY CLASSICAL : 88765-444782

 

 

Cantata no. 158 BWV.158 (Der Friede sei mit dir)    

Performers:     Thomas E. Bauer, Das Neue Orchester, Christoph Spering

Composers:    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)          

Album Title:     OEHMS CLASSICS : OC-887                      

 

 

Johannespassion BWV.245   

Performers:     Christopher Purves, Academy of Ancient Music Chorus, Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr           

Composers:    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)          

Album Title:     ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC RECORDS : AAM-002 

 

11.20am

 

Manfred symphony Op.58    

Performers:     Russian National Orchestra, Mikhail Pletnev (1957)

Composers:    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)        

Album Title:     PENTATONE : PTC-5186-387         

 

 

Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.74 (Pathetique)       

Performers:     Bavarian R S O, Mariss Jansons      

Composers:    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)        

Album Title:     BR KLASSIK : 900123          

 

 

Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.54    

Performers:     Bavarian R S O, Mariss Jansons      

Composers:    Dmitry Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)  

Album Title:     BR KLASSIK : 900123          

 

 

Symphony no. 14 Op.135 for soprano, bass, string orchestra and percussion        

Performers:     Gal James, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko       

Composers:    Dmitry Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)  

Album Title:     NAXOS : 8.573132    

 

 

Concerto no. 2 in G major Op.126 for cello and orchestra   

Performers:     Truls Mork, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko 

Composers:    Dmitry Shostakovich (1906 - 1975)  

Album Title:     ONDINE : ODE-1218-2         

 

11.45am Disc of the Week

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

Performers:     Andrei Bondarenko, Simone Kermes, Fanie Antonelou, Mary-Ellen Nesi, Christian Van Horn, Garry Agadzhanian, Maria Forsstrom, Krystian Adam, Nikolai Loskutkin, Musica Aeterna, Teodor Currentzis   

Composers:    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)    

Album Title:     SONY CLASSICAL : 88883-709262

 

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