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Proms Composer: HK Gruber

With Andrew McGregor. Including Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony (2nd mvt); Proms Composer: HK Gruber. 10.05 Beethoven: Piano Concerto No 5 (1st mvt); Haydn: Symphony No 86.

with Andrew McGregor, including:

0910
Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony, Op. 58 (2nd mvt)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Andris Nelsons (conductor)

0930
Proms Composer: HK Gruber
The first instalment of Summer CD Review's Proms Composers explores the recordings of the many-faceted HK Gruber - chansonnier, bass-player, conductor. Gruber's music, direct and often playful, reflects both his Viennese heritage and a fondness for Stravinsky, Kurt Weill, jazz and cabaret.

1005
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat, Op. 73 'Emperor' (1st mvt)
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano/director)

1030
Recent Stravinsky releases

1100
Andrew talks to the celebrated and versatile soprano Carolyn Sampson whose career spans the world's concert halls and opera stages

1145
Haydn: Symphony No. 86 in D
Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Roger Norrington (conductor).

3 hours, 12 minutes

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Jasminenstrauch (Op.27 No. 4)

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Carolyn Sampson.
    • BIS: 2102.
    • BIS.
    • 15.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Manfred Symphony Op.58 (ii. Vivace)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • ORFEO : C-895-151-A.
    • ORFEO.
    • 3.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Mass For 4 Voices (Agnus Dei)

    Performer: The Cardinall's Musick / Andrew Carwood.
    • HYPERION : CDA68076.
    • HYPERION.
    • 17.
  • Charles Ives

    Symphony No. 2 K.V.11 (v. Allegro)

    Orchestra: Melbourne S O. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • Chandos CHSA 5152.
    • Chandos.
    • 9.
  • HK Gruber

    Manhattan Broadcasts For Chamber Orchestra (ii. Radio City)

    Conductor: HK Gruber. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • BIS : CD-1341.
    • BIS.
    • 5.
  • HK Gruber

    3 Mob Pieces For 7 Instruments And Percussion (i. Patrol)

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Conductor: HK Gruber. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • BIS : CD-1341.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • HK Gruber

    Frankenstein!! - A Pan-Demonium For Baritone And Orchestra Or Ensemble

    • CHANDOS : CHAN-10404.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 8.
  • HK Gruber

    Violinkonzert '... Aus Schatten Duft Gewebt' (i. Opening)

    Performer: Katarina Andreasson. Conductor: HK Gruber. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • BIS: CD-1781.
    • BIS.
    • 8.
  • HK Gruber

    Concerto For Cello And Ensemble/Small Orchestra (opening)

    Performer: Robert Cohen. Conductor: HK Gruber. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • BIS : CD-1341.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • HK Gruber

    Charivari - An Austrian Journal For Orchestra (opening)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: HK Gruber.
    • Chandos: CHAN10404.
    • Chandos.
    • 21.
  • HK Gruber

    Rough Music - Concerto For Percussion And Orchestra (ii. Shivaree)

    Performer: Martin Grubinger. Conductor: Kristjan Järvi. Orchestra: Tonkunstler Orchestra.
    • BIS : SACD-1681.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • HK Gruber

    Busking For Trumpet, Accordion, Banjo And Strings (iii. Allegro)

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Conductor: HK Gruber. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • BIS: CD-1884.
    • BIS.
    • 6.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Concerto No. 5 In E Flat Major Op.73 for Piano and Orchestra (i. Allegro)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes. Orchestra: Mahler Chamber Orchestra.
    • Sony Classical: 88843068862.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Rite Of Spring (opening of original 1913)

    Orchestra: Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra. Conductor: David Zinman.
    • RCA: 8884 3095462.
    • RCA.
    • 1.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Rite Of Spring (Part 2: Introduction)

    Performer: François-Frédéric Guy. Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • Chandos: CHAN 120863.
    • Chandos.
    • 21.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Concerto For Piano, Wind, Timpani And Double Basses (iii)

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier. Orchestra: Sao Paulo Orchestra.
    • Chandos: CHSA 5147.
    • Chandos.
    • 3.
  • Jean-Joseph de Mondonville

    Venite Adoremus (Venite Exultemus)

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Ensemble: Ex Cathedra Consort. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • Hyperion: CDA68035.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • François Couperin

    Troisieme Lecon De Tenebres For 2 Sopranos And Continuo

    Ensemble: The King’s Consort. Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Director: Robert King. Singer: Marianne Kielland.
    • Vivat 102.
    • Vivat.
    • 12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Zerfliesse meine Herze (St John Passion Bwv.245)

    Conductor: Stephen Layton. Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Hyperion CDA 67901/2.
    • Hyperion.
    • 15.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Laudate Dominum (Vesperae Solennes De Confessore K.339)

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Conductor: Masaki Suzuki. Ensemble: Japan Bach Collegium.
    • BIS: BIS2091.
    • BIS.
    • 20.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ch'Io Mi Scordi Di Te? - Recitative And Rondo K.505 For Soprano, Piano And Orch

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam. Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Orchestra: Koln Academy. Conductor: Michael Alexander Willens.
    • BIS CD-2054.
    • BIS.
    • 4.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sweeter than Roses (Pausanias, The Betrayer Of His Country Z.585)

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Carolyn Sampson.
    • BIS: BIS2102.
    • BIS.
    • 2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Les roses d'Ispahan (4 Songs Op.39 No.4)

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Carolyn Sampson.
    • BIS: BIS2102.
    • BIS.
    • 7.
  • Robert Schumann

    Jasminenstrauch (5 Songs Op.27 No.4)

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Carolyn Sampson.
    • BIS: 2102.
    • BIS.
    • 15.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Toutes Les Fleurs For Voice And Piano

    Performer: Joseph Middleton. Singer: Carolyn Sampson.
    • BIS: BIS2102.
    • BIS.
    • 24.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No. 86 In D Major H.1.86

    Orchestra: Zürcher Kammerorchester. Conductor: Sir Roger Norrington.
    • Sony Classical: 88875021332.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 1.

9.00am

Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony & Marche slave

TCHAIKOVSKY: Manfred Symphony Op. 58; Marche slave Op. 31

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (conductor)

ORFEO C895151A (CD)

 

Tallis: Ave, rosa sine spinis

TALLIS: O salutaris hostia for five voices; Wipe Away my Sins; Why Fum'th in Fight?; Ave rosa sine spinis; Blessed be thy Name; Te lucis ante terminum I; In manus tuas; Te lucis ante terminum II; O come in one to praise the Lord; When Jesus went into Simon the Pharisee's house; Euge celi porta; Mass for four voices; Laudate Dominum; Miserere nostri, motet for 7 voices, P. 207; Salvator mundi, salva nos 2 - antiphonn for five voices

The Cardinall's Musick, Andrew Carwood (conductor)

HYPERION CDA68076 (CD)

 

Ives: Orchestral Works, Vol. 1

IVES, C: Symphony No. 1; Symphony No. 2

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

CHANDOS CHSA5152 (Hybrid SACD mid-price)

9.30am Proms Composer – HK Gruber

The first instalment of Summer CD Review's Proms Composers explores the recordings of the many-faceted HK Gruber - chansonnier, bass-player, conductor. Gruber's music, direct and often playful, reflects both his Viennese heritage and a fondness for Stravinsky, Kurt Weill, jazz and cabaret.

 

HK Gruber - Manhattan Broadcasts

GRUBER, HK: Cello Concerto; Zeitfluren (Timescapes); Manhattan Broadcasts

Robert Cohen (cello), Swedish Chamber Orchestra, HK Gruber

BIS BISCD1341 (CD mid-price)

 

HK Gruber: Frankenstein!!

GRUBER, HK: Frankenstein!!; Charivari; Dancing in the Dark

STRAUSS, J, II: Perpetuum Mobile Op. 257

BBC Philharmonic, H K Gruber (conductor/chansonnier)

CHANDOS CHAN10404 (CD mid-price)

 

HK Gruber: Busking

GRUBER, HK: Busking for trumpet, accordion, banjo and string orchestra; Nebelsteinmusik for violin and strings (Violin Concerto No. 2); Violin Concerto No. 1 ('…aus schatten duft gewebt')

Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet), Mats Bergstrom (banjo), Claudia Buder (accordion), Katarina Andreasson (violin), Swedish Chamber Orchestra, HK Gruber

BIS BISCD1781 (CD mid-price)

 

Gruber - Zeitstimmung

GRUBER, HK: Rough Music, concerto for percussion and orchestra; Zeitstimmung for chansonnier and orchestra to texts by H.C. Artmann; Charivari

STRAUSS, J, II: Perpetuum Mobile Op. 257

Martin Grubinger (percussion), HK Gruber (chansonnier), Tonkunstler Orchestra, Kristjan Jarvi (conductor)

BIS BISSACD1681 (Hybrid SACD mid-price)

 

Gruber & Schwertsik: Works for trumpet and orchestra

GRUBER, HK: 3 MOB Pieces; Busking for trumpet, accordion, banjo and string orchestra

SCHWERTSIK: Divertimento Macchiato Op. 99 per tromba et orchestra

Mats Bergstrom (banjo), Claudia Buder (accordion), Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet), Swedish Chamber Orchestra, HK Gruber

BIS BISCD1884 (CD mid-price)

10.10am

Leif Ove Andsnes: The Beethoven Journey (Piano Concerto No. 5 & Choral Fantasy)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73 'Emperor'; Fantasia for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra in C minor Op. 80

Prague Philharmonic Choir, Leif Ove Andsnes (piano, direction), Mahler Chamber Orchestra

SONY 88843058862 (CD)

 

Stravinsky: Sacre x 2

STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring; The Rite of Spring

Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, David Zinman (conductor)

RCA 88843095462 (2CD mid-price)

 

Transcriptions for Two Pianists

BARTOK: Two Pictures, (Op.10) Sz. 46

DEBUSSY: Jeux - Poeme danse

STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano), Francois-Frederic Guy (piano)

CHANDOS CHAN10863 (CD mid-price)

 

Stravinsky: Works for piano and orchestra

STRAVINSKY: Concerto for Piano & Wind Instruments; Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra; Movements for Piano & Orchestra; Petrushka

Jean-Efflam Bavouzet (piano), Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

CHANDOS CHSA5147 (Hybrid SACD mid-price)

10.50am Carolyn Sampson interview

Andrew talks to the celebrated and versatile soprano Carolyn Sampson whose career spans the world's concert halls and opera stages.

 

A French Baroque Diva

FIOCCO, J H: Laudate pueri (Part 1 of Laudate pueri); A solis ortu (Part 3 of Laudate pueri); Alleluia (Part 4 of Laudate pueri)

LACOSTE: Ah! quand reviendront nos beaux jours?

LALANDE: Regna terrae (Movement 5 of Exsurgat Deus, S71); Sinfonie (Movement 1 of Te Deum laudamus, S32); Tu rex gloriae (Movement 8 of Te Deum laudamus, S32); Tu ad liberandum suscepturus hominem (Movement 9 of Te Deum laudamus, S32); Viderunt omnes termini terrae (Movement 5 of Cantate Domino, S72)

MONDONVILLE: Gasouillats auzelets (Act 1 Scene 2 from Daphnis et Alcimadure); Venite, adoremus (Movement 4 of Venite, exsultemus); Hodie si vocem (Movement 6 of Venite, exsultemus)

RAMEAU: Tristes apprets (from Castor et Pollux); Amour, lance tes traits (from Les fetes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour); La Lyre Enchantee

ROUSSEAU, J-J: Salve regina

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Ex Cathedra, Jeffrey Skidmore (conductor)

HYPERION CDA68035 (CD)

 

Couperin: Trois Lecons de Tenebres

COUPERIN, F: Trois Lecons de Tenebres; Motet pour le jour de Paques; Magnificat

MARAIS, M: Tombeau pour Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe; Chaconne in A major

SAINTE COLOMBE THE YOUNGER: Prelude in E minor

Susanne Heinrich (viol), Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Marianne Beate Kielland (mezzo), Lynda Sayce (theorbo), Robert King (chamber organ), King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)

VIVAT VIVAT102 (CD)

 

BACH, J S: St John Passion, BWV245

Ian Bostridge (Evangelist), Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Nicholas Mulroy (tenor), Neal Davies (bass), Iestyn Davies (countertenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)

HYPERION CDA67901/2 (2CD)

 

Mozart: Requiem & Vesperae solennes de confessore

MOZART: Requiem in D minor, K626; Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K339

Carolyn Sampson, Marianne Beate Kielland, Makato Sakurada, Christian Immler, Bach Collegium Japan, Masaki Suzuki

BIS BIS2091 (Hybrid SACD mid-price)

 

Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 14 & 21

MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 14 in E flat major, K449; Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K467 'Elvira Madigan'; Ch'io mi scordi di te?... Non temer, amato bene, K505

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Ronald Brautigam (fortepiano), Die Kolner Akadamie, Michael Alexander Willens (conductor)

BIS BIS2054 (Hybrid SACD mid-price)

 

Carolyn Sampson: Fleurs

BOULANGER, L: Les lilas qui avaient fleuri

BRITTEN: The Nightingale and the Rose

CHABRIER: Toutes les fleurs

DEBUSSY: De fleurs

FAURE: Le papillon et la fleur Op. 1 No. 1; Fleur jetee Op. 39 No. 2; Les roses d'Ispahan Op. 39 No. 4

GOUNOD: Le temps des roses

HAHN, R: Offrande

POULENC: Fleurs

PURCELL: Sweeter than Roses (from Pausanius, the Betrayer of his Country, Z585)

QUILTER: Damask Roses

SCHUBERT: Im Haine, D738; Die Blumensprache D519 (Platner)

SCHUMANN: Schneeglockchen Op. 79 No. 26; Die Blume der Ergebung Op. 83 No. 2 (Friedrich Ruckert); Jasminenstrauch Op. 27 No. 4 (Friedrich Ruckert); Meine Rose Op. 90 No. 2; Roselein, Roselein! Op. 89 No. 6 ('Wielfried von der Neun')

STRAUSS, R: Madchenblumen (4 songs) Op. 22; Das Rosenband Op. 36 No. 1

Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Joseph Middleton (piano)

BIS BIS2102 (Hybrid SACD mid-price)

11.40am Disc of the Week

HAYDN: Symphonies Nos. 82 - 87 (the Paris Symphonies)

Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

SONY 88875021332 (3CD mid-price)

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