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Building a Library: Mozart: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail

With Andrew McGregor. Including Building a Library: Mozart: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail; recent Rameau releases; Disc of the Week: Nelson Freire: Radio Days.

3 hours, 12 minutes

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9.00am

Amadis - opera LWV.63       

Performers:     Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset     

Composers:    Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632 - 1687)      

Album Title:     APARTE : AP-094     

 

 

Filiae mestae - motet in C minor RV.638 for countertenor and orchestra    

Performers:     Ensemble Artaserse, Philippe Jaroussky (counter-tenor and director)        

Composers:    Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)

Album Title:     ERATO : 082564-6257508    

 

 

A gentill Jhesu for 4 voices [Fayrfax MS,GB-Lbm Add.5465]          

Performers:     Hilliard Ensemble       

Composers:    Sheryngham  

Album Title:     ECM : 481-1106        

           

 

Saltarello [Cantigas de Santa Maria no.77-119]        

Performers:     Jordi Savall (rebec), Pedro Estevan (percussion)    

Composers:    Alfonso X       

Album Title:     ALIA VOX : AVSA-9907        

Building a Library

Berta Joncus compares recordings of Mozart’ opera Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail and makes a recommendation:

 

 

MOZART: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, K384

Christine Schafer (Konstanze), Ian Bostridge (Belmonte), Alan Ewing (Osmin), Patricia Petibon (Blonde), Iain Paton (Pedrillo), Jurg Low (Bassa Selim), Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (conductor)

ERATO 2564659884 (2CD mid-price)

10.20am

Become Ocean (opening)    

Performers:     Seattle Symphony, Ludovic Morlot   

Composers:    John Luther Adams   

Album Title:     CANTALOUPE : CA-21101  

Rameau Anniversary Recordings

The harpsichordist Sophie Yates talks to Andrew about recent releases of music by Jean-Philippe Rameau in this anniversary year including a box set from the man who arguably awoke the world to the genius of Rameau, William Christie, and conductors who cut their teeth in his ensemble Les Arts Florissants, Hervé Niquet and Hugo Reyne.

 

 

Jean Gilles: Rameau's Funeral (Paris 27 IX 1764)

Judith Van Wanroij (soprano), Robert Getchell (counter tenor), Juan Sancho (tenor), Lisandro Abadie (bass), Capriccio Stravagante Les 24 Violons, Collegium Vocale Gent, Skip Sempe (conductor)

PARADIZO PA0013 (CD)

 

 

Rameau: Les Indes galantes, Castor & Pollux (complete operas)

RAMEAU: Les Indes Galantes; Castor & Pollux; Pygmalion; Nelee et Myrthis

Claron McFadden (Hebe, Zima), Sandrine Piau (Zaire), Isabelle Poulenard (L'Amour, Phani), Noemi Rime (Fatime), Miriam Ruggeri (Emilie), Howard Crook (Valere/Damon), Jean-Paul Fouchecourt (Don Carlos/Tacmas), Jerome Correas (Bellone/Ali), Bernard Deletre (Huascar/Don Alvar), Nicolas Rivenq (Osman/Adario), Howard Crook (Castor), Jerome Correas (Pollux), Agnes Mellon (Telaire), Veronique Gens (Phebe), Rene Schirrer (Mars/Jupiter), Sandrine Piau (Venus), Mark Padmore (L'Amour), Mark Padmore (Grand Pretre de Jupiter), Claire Brua (Minerva), Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (conductor)

HARMONIA MUNDI HMX2908700/09 (10CD budget)

 

 

RAMEAU: Hippolyte et Aricie

Ed Lyon (Hippolytus), Christiane Karg (Aricia), Sarah Connolly (Phaedre), Stephane Degout (Theseus), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, The Glyndebourne Chorus, William Christie (conductor) (conductor), Jonathan Kent (director)

OPUS ARTE OA1143D (2DVD Video)

 

 

RAMEAU: Les Fetes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour, ou Les Dieux d'Egypte

Carolyn Sampson, Chantal Santon-Jeffery, Blandine Staskiewicz (sopranos), Jennifer Borghi (alto), Reinoud Van Mechelen, Mathias Vidal (countertenors), Tassis Christoyannis, Alain Buet (basses), Le Concert Spirituel, Herve Niquet (conductor)

GLOSSA GCD921629 (2CD mid-price)

 

 

Rameau & Handel: Dom Bedos

HANDEL: Organ Concerto No. 10 in D minor, HWV309 Op. 7 No. 4; Organ Concerto No. 4 in F major, HWV292 Op. 4 No. 4; Organ Concerto No. 1 in G minor, HWV289 Op. 4 No. 1

RAMEAU: Pieces de clavecin en concerts: Troisieme concert; Concert No. 4 in B flat major; Hippolyte et Aricie: Ritournelle

Paul Goussot (organ Dom Bedos / Quoirin 1748), Ensemble Zais, Benoit Babel

PARATY PTY714127 (CD)

 

 

RAMEAU: Les Indes Galantes

Valerie Gabail (Amour, Phani, Fatime, Zima), Stephanie Revidat (Hebe, Emilie, Zaire), Reinoud Van Mechelen (Carlos, Damon), Francois-Nicolas Geslot (Valere, Tacmas), Aimery Lefevre (Bellone, Osman, Huascar, Ali, Adario), Sydney Fierro (Alvar), Le Choeur du Marais, La Simphonie du Marais, Hugo Reyne (conductor)

MUSIQUES A LA CHABOTTERIE 605013 (3CD budget)

Nelson Freire Reissues

Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23 for piano and orchestra          

Performers:     Nelson Freire (piano), Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Rudolf Kempe      

Composers:    Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893)        

Album Title:     SONY CLASSICAL : 88875-002282

 

 

Concerto in A minor Op.54 for piano and orchestra

Performers:     Nelson Freire (piano), Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Rudolf Kempe      

Composers:    Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)       

Album Title:     SONY CLASSICAL : 88875-002282

 

 

Carnaval - scenes mignonnes sur quatre notes Op.9 for piano        

Performers:     Nelson Freire 

Composers:    Robert Schumann (1810 - 1856)       

Album Title:     SONY CLASSICAL : 88875-002282

 

 

Preludes Op.28 for piano no.s 3 and 4          

Performers:     Nelson Freire 

Composers:    Fryderyk Chopin (1810 - 1849)         

Album Title:     SONY CLASSICAL : 88875-002282

 

 

Sonata in B minor S.178 for piano    

Performers:     Nelson Freire 

Composers:    Franz Liszt (1811 - 1886)       

Album Title:     SONY CLASSICAL : 88875-002282

 

 

Etude for piano no. 5 in G flat Op.10  no. 5

Performers:     Nelson Freire 

Composers:    Fryderyk Chopin (1810 - 1849)         

Album Title:     SONY CLASSICAL : 88875-002282

Disc of the Week

Nelson Freire: Radio Days

CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor Op. 11

LISZT: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A major, S125

PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D flat major Op. 10

RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor Op. 30

SCHUMANN: Introduction and Allegro Op. 134

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor Op. 23

Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Reinhard Peters, Eleazar de Carvalho, Yuri Ahronovitch (conductor), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, David Zinman (conductor), Orchestre Philharmonique de l'ORTF, Kurt Masur (conductor), Nelson Freire (piano)

DECCA 4786772 (2CD budget)

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