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Building a Library: Beethoven: Piano Trio in D

With Andrew McGregor. Includes discussion of the best new releases of 2014 with Richard Morrison, Flora Wilson and Simon Heighes, and Building a Library: Beethoven: Piano Trio in D.

3 hours, 12 minutes

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Music Played

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Magnificat

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in D

  • Building a Library

    Beethoven's Ghost Piano Trio

  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Leningrad Symphony

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Piano Quintet

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Marriage of Figaro

  • Offenbach

    Fantasio

  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Pieces de clavecin

  • Robert Schumann

    Die beiden Grenadieren

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Rite of Spring

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Petrushka

  • Kurt Weill

    Dirge for 2 veterans

09.00am

Andrew is joined  live in the studio by Richard Morrison, Flora Wilson and Simon Heighes to discuss the best new releases of 2014.

 

Monteverdi: Vespri solenni per la festa di San Marco

MONTEVERDI: Vespro della beata Vergine (1610); Selva morale e spirituale

Monica Piccinini, Anna Simboli (sopranos), Andrea Arrivabene, Gianluca Ferrarini (altos), Luca Dordolo, Raffaele Giordani (tenors), Matteo Bellotto, Salvo Vitale (bass), Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini (conductor)

NAIVE OP30557 (CD) + a DVD containing the film: The Human and the Divine – Alessandrini conducts Monteverdi)

 

Menahem Pressler & Quatuor Ebene: A 90th Birthday Celebration Live in Paris

DVORAK: Piano Quintet in A major Op. 81; Piano Quintet in A major Op. 81

SCHUBERT: Piano Quintet in A major, D667 'The Trout'

CHOPIN*: Nocturne No. 20 in C sharp minor Op. post.

DEBUSSY*: String Quartet in G minor Op. 10 - Andantino doucement expressif

DVORAK*: Piano Quintet in A major Op. 81; Piano Quintet in A major Op. 81

SCHUBERT*: Piano Quintet in A major, D667 'The Trout'; Der Lindenbaum (No. 5 from Winterreise, D911); Fruhlingstraum (No. 11 from Winterreise, D911); Die Krahe (No. 15 from Winterreise, D911); Der Leiermann (No. 24 from Winterreise, D911); Die Forelle, D550

Menahem Pressler (piano), Quatuor Ebene, Christoph Pregardien (tenor)

ERATO 2564625964 (2CD + DVD* Video budget)

09.30am Building a Library

Harriet Smith compares recordings of Beethoven’s Piano Trio No. 5 in D major, Op. 70 No. 1 'The Ghost' and makes a recommendation:

 

Beethoven: Violin Sonatas & Piano Trios

BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor Op. 23; Violin Sonata No. 7 in C minor Op. 30 No. 2; Piano Trio No. 3 in C minor Op. 1 No. 3; Piano Trio No. 5 in D major Op. 70 No. 1 'The Ghost'

HUMMEL, J: Piano Trio No. 4 in G Major Op. 65

Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Daniel Sepec (violin), Andreas Staier (fortepiano)

HARMONIA MUNDI HMG508398/99 (2CD budget)

10.15am

Andrew continues discussing the best new releases of 2014 with Richard Morrison, Flora Wilson and Simon Heighes.

 

MOZART: Le nozze di Figaro, K492

Fanie Antonelou (Susanna), Christian van Horn (Figaro), Simone Kermes (Countess), Andrei Bondarenko (Count), Mary-Ellen Nesi (Cherubino), Maria Forsstrom (Marcellina), Nikolai Loskutkin (Bartolo), Krystian Adam (Don Basilio), James Elliott (Don Curzio), Garry Agadzhanian (Antonio), Natalya Kirillova (Barbarina), MusicAeterna, Teodor Currentzis (conductor)

SONY 88883709262 (3CD mid-price)

 

Rameau: Pieces de clavecin

RAMEAU: Suite in A minor from Nouvelles suites de pieces de clavecin (c1729–30); Suite in E minor from Pieces de clavecin (1724, revised 1731); Suite in D Major; Menuet en rondeau in C major; Suite in A minor from Nouvelles suites de pieces de clavecin (c1729–30); Suite in G minor from Nouvelles suites de pieces de clavecin (c1729–30); La Dauphine; Les petits marteaux

Mahan Esfahani (harpsichord)

HYPERION CDA68071/2 (2CD mid-price)

 

Stravinsky: Le Sacre du Printemps, Petrouchka

STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring; Petrushka

Les Siecles, Francois-Xavier Roth (conductor)

ACTES SUD ASM15 (CD)

 

Anna Prohaska: Behind the Lines

BEETHOVEN: Die Trommel geruhret

CAVENDISH: Wand'ring In This Place

EISLER: Kriegslied eines Kindes (from Zeitungsausschnitte Op. 11); Panzerschlacht; Die letzte Elegie; Die Heimkehr

IVES, C: In Flanders Fields; ‘1, 2, 3'; Tom Sails Away

LISZT: Jeanne d'Arc au bucher, S293

MAHLER: Wo die schonen Trompeten blasen (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)

POULENC: Le Retour du sergent

QUILTER: Fear no More

RACHMANINOV: To my sorrow I have grown to love

RIHM: Untergang Op. 1

SCHUBERT: Kriegers Ahnung D 957, No. 2; Raste Krieger, Krieg ist aus (Ellens Gesang I), D837

SCHUMANN: Die beiden Grenadiere Op. 49 No. 1; Der Soldat Op. 40, No. 3; Es geht ein dunkle Wolk herein

TRAILL: My Luve's In Germanie

WEILL, K: Beat! Beat! Drums!; Dirge For Two Veterans

WOLF, H: Der Tambour (No. 5 from Morike-Lieder); Der Soldat II (No. 6 from Eichendorff-Lieder)

Anna Prohaska (soprano), Eric Schneider (piano)

DG 4792472 (CD)

 

CPE Bach: Magnificat

BACH, C P E: Magnificat in D, Wq. 215 (H772); Heilig (Te Deum Laudamus), Wq. 217 (H778); Symphony in D major, Wq. 183/1 (H663)

Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Wiebke Lehmkuhl (alto), Lothar Odinius (tenor), Markus Eiche (bass), RIAS Kammerchor, Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin, Hans-Christoph Rademann (conductor)

HARMONIA MUNDI HMC902167 (CD)

 

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 7 in C major Op. 60 'Leningrad'

Halle, Sir Mark Elder (conductor)

HALLE CDHLL7537 (CD mid-price)

 

OFFENBACH: Fantasio

Sarah Connolly (Fantasio), Brenda Rae (Elsbeth), Russell Braun (Le prince), Brindley Sherratt (Le Roi), Neal Davies (Sparck), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Sir Mark Elder (conductor)

OPERA RARA ORC51 (2CD)

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