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Building a Library: Clara Schumann: Piano Trio in G Minor

With Andrew McGregor. Building a Library: Clara Schumann: Piano Trio in G minor; new releases by women composers from the last ten centuries; Disc of the Week.

3 hours, 12 minutes

Music Played

  • Clara Schumann

    Trio In G Minor Op.17 For Piano And Strings: Scherzo

    Ensemble: Boulanger Trio.
    • ARS PRODUCTION : ARS-38-048.
    • ARS PRODUCTION.
    • 2.
  • Michel-Richard de Lalande

    Miserere Mei Deus Secundum - Grand Motet S.27

    Ensemble: Correspondances Ensemble. Singer: Sophie Karthäuser. Conductor: Sébastien Daucé.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC-902206.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 1.
  • Alfred Schnittke

    Concerto Grosso No. 3 For 2 Violins And Chamber Orchestra: 1st & 2nd mvts

    Performer: Sarah Nemtanu. Performer: Deborah Nemtanu. Conductor: Sascha Goetzel. Orchestra: Paris Chamber Orchestra.
    • Naïve V 5383.
    • Naïve.
    • 11.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Concerto In A Minor Op.53 For Violin And Orchestra: 2nd movement; Adagio ma non troppo

    Performer: Johanna Martzy. Orchestra: Rias S O. Conductor: Ferenc Fricsay.
    • AUDITE : 23.424.
    • AUDITE.
    • 2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Sonata No. 1 In G Major Op.78 For Violin And Piano: 1st movement; Vivace ma non troppo

    Performer: Jean Antonietti. Performer: Johanna Martzy.
    • AUDITE : 23.424.
    • AUDITE.
    • 4.
  • Manuel de Falla

    La Vida Breve (Danse Espagnole No.1), Arr. Kreisler For Violin And Piano

    Performer: Jean Antonietti. Performer: Johanna Martzy.
    • AUDITE : 23.424.
    • AUDITE.
    • 16.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Concerto No. 3 In G Major K.216 For Violin And Orchestra: 3rd movement; Rondeau

    Performer: Johanna Martzy. Conductor: Hans Muller-Kray. Orchestra: Stuttgart R S O.
    • HANSSLER CLASSIC : CD-94.230.
    • HANSSLER CLASSIC.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata No. 1 In E Flat Major Bwv.525 For Organ: 1st movement

    Performer: Reitze Smits.
    • ETCETERA : KTC-1489.
    • ETCETERA.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No. 106 Bwv.106 (Gottes Zeit Ist Die Allerbeste Zeit (Actus Tragicus))

    Director: Pieter-Jan Belder. Ensemble: Musica Amphion. Choir: AMSTERDAM Gesualdo Consort.
    • ETCETERA : KTC-1489.
    • ETCETERA.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata No. 1 In E Flat Major Bwv.525 For Organ: 2nd movement; Adagio

    Performer: Reitze Smits.
    • ETCETERA : KTC-1489.
    • ETCETERA.
    • 6.

9.00am

LALANDE: Lecons De Tenebres, Miserere

Sophie Karthauser (soprano), Ensemble Correspondances, Sebastien Dauce (conductor)

HARMONIA MUNDI HMC902206 (CD)

 

Britten & Barber: Piano Concertos & Nocturnes

BARBER, S: Nocturne Op. 33; Piano Concerto Op. 38

BRITTEN: Piano Concerto Op. 13; Night Pieces (Notturno) for piano

London Symphony Orchestra, Emil Tabakov (conductor), Elizabeth Joy Roe (piano)

DECCA 4788189 (CD)

 

JS Bach/Schnittke: Sarah & Deborah Nemtanu

BACH, J S: Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV1043; Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV1042; Two-part Invention No. 1 in C major, BWV772; Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV1041; Two-part Invention No. 8 in F major, BWV779

SCHNITTKE: Concerto Grosso No. 3

Deborah Nemtanu (violin, viola), Sarah Nemtanu (violin), Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Sascha Goetzel (conductor)

NAIVE V5383 (CD)

 

Brahms & Schumann: Lieder

BRAHMS: Dein blaues Auge, (No. 8 from Acht Lieder und Gesange Op. 59); Meine Liebe ist grun Op. 63 No. 5; Der Schmied Op. 19/4; Standchen Op. 106 No. 1; Wir wandelten, wir zwei zusammen Op. 96/2; Wie Melodien zieht es mir Op. 105 No. 1; Wiegenlied Op. 49 No. 4 (Lullaby)

SCHUMANN: Gedichte der Konigin Maria Stuart Op. 135; Lieder und Gesange aus Goethes Wilhelm Meister Op. 98a; Ich denke dein Op. 78, No. 3; Hoch, hoch sind die Berge Op. 138, No. 8 (from Spanische Liebeslieder); Familien-Gemalde Op. 34 No. 4; So wahr die Sonne scheinet Op. 37, No. 12; Ich bin dein Baum Op. 101 No. 3

Ann Murray (mezzo-soprano) Malcolm Martineau (piano), Hester Dickson (piano), Benjamin Appl (baritone), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Johnny Langridge (tenor)

LINN CKD443 (Hybrid SACD)

09.30am Building a Library

Pianist and composer David Owen Norris sifts the available recordings of Clara Schumann's 1846 Piano Trio in G minor, one of her of finest compositions, to make a personal recommendation:

 

Top Recommendation:

C. Schumann - Piano Trio & Schubert - Rosamunde Quartet, String Trio

SCHUBERT: String Quartet No. 13 in A minor, D804 'Rosamunde'; String Trio in B flat major, D471

SCHUMANN, CLARA: Piano Trio in G minor Op. 17

Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Antje Weithaas (violin), Rachel Roberts (viola), Tanja Tetzlaff (cello), Gergana Gergova (violin), Volker Jacobsen (viola), Alban Gerhardt (cello), Gunilla Sussmann (piano)

AVI MUSIC AVI8553294 (CD)

10.20am Johanna Martzy

Johanna Martzy

BACH, J S: Sonata for solo violin No. 1 in G minor, BWV1001

BRAHMS: Violin Sonata No. 1 in G major Op. 78

DVORAK: Violin Concerto in A minor Op. 53

HANDEL: Sonata in A Major for violin and continuo, HWV361 Op. 1 No. 3

KREISLER: Rondino on a Theme by Beethoven; Danse Espagnole (after Falla)

RAVEL: Berceuse sur le nom de Faure

VIVALDI: Violin Sonata in D Major, RV10

RIAS-Symphonie-Orchester, Ferenc Fricsay (conductor), Johanna Martzy (violin), Jean Antonietti (piano)

AUDITE AUDITE23424 (2CD budget)

 

Johanna Martzy plays Mozart

MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K218; Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K216

Johanna Martzy (violin), Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR, Hans Muller-Kray (conductor)

HANSSLER HAEN94230 (CD mid-price)

10:30am New Releases – Gillian Moore on new releases by women composers

Gillian Moore finds much to enjoy in new releases of music by women composers spanning ten centuries, from Hildegard of Bingen to Sofia Gubaidulina, by way of Lili Boulanger and Grazyna Bacewicz.

 

Saariaho: Quatre Instants, Terra Memoria & Emilie Suite

SAARIAHO: Quatre Instants; Terra Memoria for String Orchestra; Emilie Suite

Karen Vourc’h (soprano), Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, Marko Letonja (conductor)

ONDINE ODE12552 (CD)

 

Seven Sisters – Chamber Music by British Women

MCDOWALL: Le Temps Viendra

ELLICOTT: Aria

POOK: Wonderland

BEAMISH: Songs and Blessings

SOPHIA DUSSEK: Violin Sonata in D, Op.1

SMYTH: Cello Sonata in A minor, Op.5

DRING: Trio for flute, oboe and piano

Diana Ambache (piano), Anthony Robb (flute), Jeremy Polmear (oboe), Neyire Ashworth (clarinet ), Julie Andrews (bassoon), David Juritz (violin), Louise Williams (viola), Rebecca Knight (cello)

AMBACHE RECORDINGS AMB 6005 (CD)

 

Hildegard von Bingen: Vox Cosmica

ABELARD: Planctus David super Saul et lonatha

HILDEGARD: O tu suavissima; Divine Love (Karitas Habundat); Ave Maria; For the Creator (O Quam Mirabilis); O virtus sapientae

JOHANSEN, P: Meditation I; Meditation II; Meditation III; Meditation IV

Arianna Savall (singer, harp), Hirundo Maris

CARPE DIEM CD16304 (CD)

 

Stravinsky - Symphony of Psalms

BOULANGER, L: Psalm 130: 'Du fond de l'abime'; Psalm 129 'Ils m'ont assez opprime des ma jeunesse'; Psalm 24 'La terre appartient a l'Eternel'; Vieille Priere bouddhique

STRAVINSKY: Symphony of Psalms

The Monteverdi Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

BRILLIANT CLASSICS 9015 (CD budget)

 

Bacewicz: Symphony for String Orchestra, Concerto for String Orchestra & Piano Quintet No. 1

BACEWICZ: Concerto for Strings; Symphony for string orchestra; Piano Quintet No. 1

Ewa Kupiec (piano), Capella Bydgostiensis, Mariusz Smolij

NAXOS 8573229 (CD budget)

 

Sofia Gubaidulina: Repentance

GUBAIDULINA: Repentance, for cello, bass and guitars; Serenade; Piano Sonata; Sotto voce

Jacob Kellermann (guitar), Lucas Brar (guitar), Franz Halasz (guitar), Hariolf Schlichtig (viola), Wen-Sinn Yang (cello), Philipp Stubenrauch (double bass), Debora Halasz (piano)

BIS BIS2056 (Hybrid SACD)

11.40am Disc of the Week

JS Bach: Actus Tragicus

BACH, J S: Trio Sonata No. 1 in E flat major, BWV525; Cantata BWV106 'Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit' (Actus tragicus); Motet BWV229 'Komm, Jesu, komm!'; Chorale Prelude BWV654 'Schmucke dich, o liebe Seele'; Cantata BWV125 'Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin'

Musica Amphion, Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam, Pieter-Jan Belder (director)

ETCETERA KTC1489 (CD + Book)

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