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Building a Library: Schumann: Kreisleriana

With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Schumann: Kreisleriana, Harriet Smith and Disc of the Week: Prokofiev: Symphonies 3 and 7.

3 hours, 12 minutes

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  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Le Carnaval des animaux (Swan and Finale)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Lilya Zilberstein. Performer: Alexandre Debrus. Performer: Andrey Baranov. Performer: Michael Guttman. Performer: Lyda Chen. Performer: Enrico Fagone. Performer: Alfred Rutz. Performer: Corrado Giuffredi. Performer: Gregorio Di Trapani.
    • Warner Classics: 0825646312207.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 22.
  • Béla Bartók

    Contrasts Sz.111 for violin, clarinet and piano (Verbunkos)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: James Ehnes. Performer: Andrew Armstrong.
    • Chandos: CHAN 10820.
    • Chandos.
    • 1.
  • Béla Bartók

    44 Duos Sz.98`2 for 2 violins (Burlesque & Hungarian March)

    Performer: James Ehnes. Performer: Amy Schwartz Moretti.
    • Chandos: CHAN 10820.
    • Chandos.
    • 22.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony no. 7 in C sharp minor Op.131

    Orchestra: Bournemouth S O. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Onyx Classics: ONYX 4137.
    • Onyx Classics.
    • 5.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony no. 7 in C sharp minor Op.131

    Orchestra: Bournemouth S O. Conductor: Kirill Karabits.
    • Onyx Classics: ONYX 4137.
    • Onyx Classics.
    • 5.
  • Mieczysław Weinberg

    Trio Op.24 for violin, cello and piano

    Performer: Elisaveta Blumina. Performer: Kolja Blacher. Performer: Johannes Moser.
    • CPO: 777 804-2.
    • CPO.
    • 2.
  • Gustav Mahler

    5 Ruckert-Lieder vers. for voice and orch

    Singer: Bernarda Fink. Orchestra: Tonkunstler Orchestra. Conductor: Andrés Orozco‐Estrada. Performer: Anthony Spiri.
    • Harmonia Mundi: HMC 902173.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 16.
  • Mieczyslaw Weinberg

    Concertino Op.42 for violin and strings

    Performer: Gidon Kremer. Orchestra: Kremerata Baltica.
    • ECM: 481 0669.
    • ECM.
    • 3.
  • Mieczysław Weinberg

    Concerto in G minor Op.67 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Linus Roth. Orchestra: Deutsches Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin. Conductor: Mihkel Kütson.
    • Challenge Classics: CC72627.
    • Challenge Classics.
    • 7.
  • Mieczyslaw Weinberg

    Sinfonietta no. 1 Op.41

    Orchestra: State Academic Symphony Orchestra of The Russian Federation. Conductor: Evgeny Fyodorovich Svetlanov.
    • Melodiya: MEL CD 10 02180.
    • Melodiya.
    • 1.
  • Mieczyslaw Weinberg

    Symphony no. 7 Op.81 for strings and harpsichord

    Orchestra: Moscow Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Rudolf Barshai.
    • Melodiya: MEL CD 10 02180.
    • Melodiya.
    • 13.
  • Mieczyslaw Weinberg

    Symphony no. 18 Op.138 (War, there isn't a Crueller Word) for chorus and orches

    Orchestra: St. Petersburg Radio & TV Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Lande.
    • Naxos: 8.573190.
    • Naxos.
    • 4.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto no. 3 in G major K.216 for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Arabella Steinbacher. Orchestra: Lucerne Festival Strings. Performer: Daniel Dodds.
    • Pentatone: PTC 5186 479.
    • Pentatone.
    • 2.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Gaite Parisienne (Galop)- trans. Griguoli

    Performer: Giorgia Tomassi. Performer: Maria Griguoli. Performer: Alessandro Stella.
    • Warner Classics: 0825646312207.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 7.
  • Mieczysław Weinberg

    Sonata no. 5 Op.53 for violin and piano

    Performer: Yuri Kalnits. Performer: Michael Csányi-Wills.
    • Toccata Classics: TOCC 0026.
    • Toccata Classics.
    • 12.

9.00am

Gaite parisienne  trans. Griguoli     

Performers:     Giorgia Tomassi, Maria Griguoli, Alessandro Stella  

Composers:    Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880)    

Album Title:     Warner Classics: 0825646312207     

 

 

Concerto no. 3 in G major K.216 for violin and orchestra     

Performers:     Arabella Steinbacher, Lucerne Festival Strings, Daniel Dodds         

Composers:    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)    

Album Title:     Pentatone: PTC 5186 479     

 

 

5 Ruckert-Lieder vers. for voice and orch and violin and piano       

Performers:     Bernarda Fink, Tonkunstler Orchestra, Andres Orozco-Estrada, Anthony Spiri (piano)      

Composers:    Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)

Album Title:     Harmonia Mundi: HMC 902173        

 

 

Contrasts Sz.111 for violin, clarinet and piano          

Performers:     Michael Collins, James Ehnes, Andrew Armstrong  

Composers:    Bela Bartok (1881 - 1945)     

Album Title:     Chandos: CHAN 10820         

44 Duos, Sz.98`2 for 2 violins            

Performers:     James Ehnes, Amy Schwartz Moretti           

Composers:    Bela Bartok (1881 - 1945)     

Album Title:     Chandos: CHAN 10820         

 

Le Carnaval des animaux      

Performers:     Martha Argerich, Lilya Zilberstein, Alexandre Debrus, Andrey Baranov, Michael Guttman, Lyda Chen, Enrico Fagone, Alfred Rutz, Corrado Giuffredi, Gregorio Di Trapani

Composers:    Camille Saint-Saens (1835 - 1921)   

Album Title:     Warner Classics: 0825646312207

9.30am Building a Library

Kenneth Hamilton compares recordings of Schumann’s Kreisleriana and makes a recommendation:<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

 

Murray Perahia - The First 40 Years

Murray Perahia (piano)                               

Sony 88691912562 (67CD 5DVD)

 

Also available as a download.

10.15am

Sinfonietta no. 1 Op.41          

Performers:     USSR State Academic Symphony Orchestra, Evgeny Svetlanov  

Composers:    Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919 - 1996) 

Album Title:     Melodiya: MEL CD 10 02180

 

 

Symphony no. 7 Op.81 for strings and harpsichord

Performers:     Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Barshai          

Composers:    Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919 - 1996) 

Album Title:     Melodiya: MEL CD 10 02180

 

 

Symphony no. 18 Op.138 (War, there isn't a Crueller Word) for chorus and orchestra      

Performers:     St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Lande 

Composers:    Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919 - 1996) 

Album Title:     Naxos: 8.573190        

 

 

Concerto in G minor Op.67 for violin and orchestra

Performers:     Linus Roth, Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Mihkel Kutson

Composers:    Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919 - 1996) 

           

 

 

Album Title:     Challenge Classics: CC72627           

Sonata no. 5 Op.53 for violin and piano        

Performers:     Yuri Kalnits, Michael Csanyi-wills      

Composers:    Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919 - 1996) 

Album Title:     Toccata Classics: TOCC 0026          

 

 

Trio Op.24 for violin, cello and piano

Performers:     Elisaveta Blumina, Kolja Blacher, Johannes Moser  

Composers:    Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919 - 1996) 

Album Title:     CPO: 777 804-2         

 

 

Concertino Op.42 for violin and strings         

Performers:     Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica     

Composers:    Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919 - 1996) 

Album Title:     ECM: 481 0669          

New Releases

Harriet Smith joins Andrew live in the studio to discuss recently released recordings of Brahms and Beethoven chamber music.

 

 

Brahms: Violin Sonatas

BRAHMS: Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major Op. 78; Sonatensatz (Scherzo from the F.A.E. sonata), WoO 2; Violin Sonata No. 3 in D minor Op. 108

Jana Vonaškova-Novakova (violin), Irina Kondratenko (piano)

SUPRAPHON SU41702 (CD)

 

 

Brahms: The Violin Sonatas

BRAHMS: Sonata for violin and piano in G major, Op. 78; Sonata for violin and piano in A major, Op. 100; Sonata for violin and piano in D minor, Op. 108

Corey Cerovsek (violin), Paavali Jumppanen (piano)

MILANOLLO RECORDING

 

 

Brahms: Complete Works for Cello and Piano

BRAHMS: Cello Sonata No. 1 In E Minor Op. 38; Cello Sonata No. 2 in F major Op. 99; Sonatensatz (Scherzo from the F.A.E. sonata), WoO 2; Cello Sonata in D major Op. 78 (arr. from Violin Sonata); Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor; Hungarian Dance No. 2 in D minor; Hungarian Dance No. 5; Hungarian Dance No. 6 in D flat major; Hungarian Dance No. 7; Feldeinsamkeit Op. 86 No. 2; Wie Melodien zieht es mir Op. 105 No. 1; Sapphische Ode Op. 94 No. 4; Wiegenlied Op. 49 No. 4 (Lullaby); Liebestreu Op. 3 No. 1; Minnelied Op. 71 No. 5; Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major Op. 83, 2nd movement

Jonathan Aasgaard (cello), Martin Roscoe (piano)

AVIE AV2300 (2CD mid-price)

 

Beethoven: The Sonatas for violin & fortepiano Nos. 1-5

BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No. 1 in D major Op. 12 No. 1; Violin Sonata No. 2 in A major Op. 12 No. 2; Violin Sonata No. 3 in E flat major Op. 12 No. 3; Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor Op. 23; Violin Sonata No. 5 in F major Op. 24 'Spring'

Elizabeth Wallfisch (violin), David Breitman (fortepiano)

NIMBUS NI6245 (2CD mid-price)

 

 

BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonatas Nos. 1-10 (Complete)

Daishin Kashimoto (violin), Konstantin Lifschitz (piano)

WARNER CLASSICS 2564634929 (4CD budget)

 

 

Beethoven: String Trios Op. 3 & Op. 8

BEETHOVEN: String Trio in E flat major Op. 3; Serenade for string trio in D major Op. 8

Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), Antoine Tamestit (viola), Christian Poltera (cello)

BIS BIS2087 (Hybrid SACD)

 

Disc of the Week

Prokofiev: Symphonies Vol. 1

PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 3 in C minor Op. 44; Symphony No. 7 in C sharp minor Op. 131

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Kirill Karabits (conductor)

ONYX ONYX4137 (CD)

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