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Brahms Experience

With Andrew McGregor. Building a Library: Brahms: Piano Quartet in G minor; Vasily Petrenko's Shostakovich symphony cycle; Disc of the Week: Brahms: Die schone Magelone.

3 hours, 12 minutes

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Music Played

  • Josquin des Prez

    Dulcissima Virgo Maria

    Choir: Alamire. Conductor: David Skinner. Ensemble: The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble.
    • OBSIDIAN : CCL CD712.
    • OBSIDIAN.
    • 15.
  • Josquin des Prez

    Missus est Gabriel Archangelus

    Choir: Alamire. Conductor: David Skinner. Ensemble: The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble.
    • OBSIDIAN : CCL CD712.
    • OBSIDIAN.
    • 14.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto no. 2 in E major BWV.1042 for violin and string orchestra

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : 88843-087792.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 5.
  • Dario Castello

    Sonata Seconda

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Performer: Marcin Świątkiewicz. Performer: Daniele Caminiti.
    • CHANNEL CLASSICS : CCSSA-36014.
    • CHANNEL CLASSICS.
    • 4.
  • Peter Sculthorpe

    The Wiradjuri Presence (Riverina No. 2)

    Performer: Tamara Anna Cislowska.
    • ABC CLASSICS : 481-1181.
    • ABC CLASSICS.
    • 25.
  • Johannes Brahms

    15 Romances from Tieck's 'Magelone' Op.33

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Christopher Maltman.
    • HYPERION : CDJ-33125.
    • HYPERION.
    • 3.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Quartet in D major Op.20`4 for strings

    Ensemble: Doric String Quartet.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-10831 (2).
    • CHANDOS.
    • 4.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Concerto no. 1 in A minor Op.77 for violin and orchestra

    Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Storgårds. Performer: Christian Tetzlaff.
    • ONDINE : ODE-1239-2.
    • ONDINE.
    • 2.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Concerto no. 2 in C sharp minor Op.129 for violin and orchestra

    Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Storgårds. Performer: Christian Tetzlaff.
    • ONDINE : ODE-1239-2.
    • ONDINE.
    • 6.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.54

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski.
    • LPO : 0080.
    • LPO.
    • 3.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

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

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski. Singer: Tatiana Monogarova. Singer: Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus.
    • LPO : 0080.
    • LPO.
    • 6.

9.00am

Concerto no. 2 in E major BWV.1042 for violin and string orchestra           

Performers:     Academy of St Martin-In-The-Fields, Joshua Bell (violin)    

Composers:    Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 - 1750)          

Album Title:     SONY CLASSICAL : 88843-087792

 

 

Sonata Seconda

Performers:     Rachel Podger (violin), Marcin Swiatkiewicz (harpsichord), Daniele Caminiti (theorbo)     

Composers:    Dario Castello (fl1621 - 1629)

Album Title:     CHANNEL CLASSICS : CCSSA-36014  (hybrid SACD)    

 

 

The Wiradjuri Presence (Riverina No. 2)      

Performers:     Tamara-Anna Cislowski (piano)        

Composers:    Peter Sculthorpe        

Album Title:     ABC CLASSICS : 481-1181  

 

 

Missus est Gabriel Archangelus        

Performers:     Alamire (choir), English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, David Skinner (conductor)         

Composers:    JOSQUIN DES PREZ          

Album Title:     OBSIDIAN : CCL CD712      

 

 

Dulcissima Virgo Maria          

Performers:     Alamire (choir), English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble, David Skinner (conductor)         

Composers:    ANON

Album Title:     OBSIDIAN : CCL CD712       

Building a Library

Ivan Hewett compares recordings of Brahms’s first piano quartet and makes a recommendation:

 

 

Brahms: Piano Quartets

BRAHMS: Piano Quartet No.1, Op. 25; Piano Quartet No. 2, Op. 26; Piano Quartet No. 3, Op. 60

Nicholas Angelich (piano), Renaud Capucon (violin), Gerard Causse (viola), Gautier Capucon (cello)

ERATO 5193102 (DOWNLOAD)

10.20am

Quartet in D major Op.20`4 for strings

Performers:     Doric String Quartet   

Composers:    Joseph Haydn (1732 - 1809) 

Album Title:     CHANDOS : CHAN-10831 (2CDs)   

Interview: Vasily Petrenko

Andrew talks to conductor Vasily Petrenko about completing his cycle of Shostakovich's symphonies for record label Naxos, and his other ecent recordings of Russian repertoire.

 

 

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 14 in G minor Op. 135

Gal James (soprano), Alexander Vinogradov (baritone), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

NAXOS 8573132 (CD budget)

 

 

Shostakovich: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

SHOSTAKOVICH: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E flat major Op. 107; Cello Concerto No. 2 in G minor Op. 126

Truls Mork (cello), Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

ONDINE ODE12182 (CD)

 

 

Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 1

RACHMANINOV: Symphony No. 1 in D minor Op. 13; Prince Rostislav

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

WARNER CLASSICS 4095962 (CD)

 

 

Szymanowski: Violin Concertos 1 and 2 & Myths Op. 30

SZYMANOWSKI: Violin Concerto No. 1 Op. 35; Violin Concerto No. 2 Op. 61; Mythes Op. 30

Baiba Skride (violin), Lauma Skride (piano), Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

ORFEO C873141A (CD)

 

 

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor Op. 23; Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major Op. 44

Simon Trpceski (piano), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko (conductor)

ONYX ONYX4135 (CD)

New Releases

 

Shostakovich: Violin Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

SHOSTAKOVICH: Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor Op. 99; Violin Concerto No. 2 in C sharp minor Op. 129

Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, John Storgards (conductor)

ONDINE ODE12392 (CD)

 

 

Shostakovich: Symphonies No. 6 & 14

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 6 in B minor Op. 54; Symphony No. 14 in G minor Op. 135

Tatiana Monogarova (soprano), Sergei Leiferkus (baritone), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)

LPO LPO0080 (CD mid-price)

 

Disc of the Week

Brahms: The Complete Songs Volume 5 (Christopher Maltman)

BRAHMS: Die schone Magelone Op. 33

Christopher Maltman (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)

HYPERION CDJ33125 (CD)

 

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  • Sat 4 Oct 2014 09:00

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