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Proms Composer: John Foulds

With Andrew McGregor. Including Vivaldi: La Stravaganza Concertos; Proms Composer: John Foulds; Chabrier: Espana; Choral releases; Mozart: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail (excerpt).

with Andrew McGregor, including:

0900
Vivaldi: La Stravaganza Concertos Op. 4
L'Arte dell'Arco/Federico Guglielmi (violin)

Messiaen: Trois petites liturgies de la présence divine
Danish National Vocal Ensemble, Concert Choir and Chamber Orchestra
Marianna Shirinyan (piano)
Thomas Bloch (ondes Martenot)
Marcus Creed (conductor)

0930
Proms Composer: John Foulds
Summer CD Review's Proms Composers explores recordings of music by John Foulds. He was a successful composer of light music and theatre scores, but his main focus went into more ambitious and exploratory works that were particularly influenced by Indian music. He eventually travelled to India in 1935 where he collected folk music and composed pieces for traditional Indian instrument ensembles.

1000
Chabrier: Espana (rapsodie for orchestra)
Les Siècles
François-Xavier Roth (conductor)

1030
Andrew talks to Caroline Gill about recent choral releases including Renaissance madrigals, a new Mozart Requiem featuring Karina Gauvin, and a disc from the group Polyphony.

1144
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (extract)
Diana Damrau (soprano)
Rolando Villazon (tenor)
Thomas Quasthoff (bass-baritone)
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Yannick Nézet-Séguin (conductor).

3 hours, 12 minutes

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail - Singspiel In 3 Acts K.384 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 001.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    La Stravaganza (Concerto Op. 4 No. 1 in B flat RV383a)

    Performer: Federico Guglielmo. Ensemble: L' Arte Dell' Arco.
    • Vivaldi La Stravaganza - 12 Violin Concertos Op. 4.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 001.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    La Stravaganza (Concerto Op. 4 No. 12, 2nd movement)

    Performer: Francesco Cerrato. Ensemble: Armoniosa.
    • Antonio Vivaldi La Stravaganza 12 Concerti Op. 4.
    • MDG.
    • 017.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    3 Petites Liturgies De La Presence Divine (ii)

    Performer: Marianna Shirinyan. Performer: Thomas Bloch. Choir: DR VokalEnsemblet. Choir: DR KoncertKoret. Orchestra: Danish National Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
    • L'amour et la foi.
    • OUR Recordings.
    • 002.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    3 Petites Liturgies De La Presence Divine (ii)

    Performer: Marianna Shirinyan. Performer: Thomas Bloch. Choir: DR VokalEnsemblet. Choir: DR KoncertKoret. Orchestra: Danish National Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
    • L'amour et la foi.
    • OUR Recordings.
    • 002.
  • John Foulds

    Keltic Suite Op.29 - ii. A Lament

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • John Foulds.
    • Dutton Epoch.
    • 003.
  • John Foulds

    Lyra Celtica For Wordless Soprano And Orchestra (1st movement)

    Singer: Susan Bickley. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • WARNER CLASSICS : 2564-61525-2.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.
    • 004.
  • John Foulds

    Music Pictures, Group 3 Op.33 For Orchestra ((ii. Colombine)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • WARNER CLASSICS : 2564-62999-2.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.
    • 006.
  • John Foulds

    Mirage For Orchestra

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • WARNER CLASSICS : 2564-61525-2.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.
    • 011.
  • John Foulds

    A World Requiem Op.60 (Part II: xii Elysium)

    Singer: Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet. Singer: Stuart Skelton. Choir: Crouch End Festival Chorus. Choir: Philharmonia Chorus. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: BBC S O.. Conductor: Leon Botstein.
    • A World Requiem.
    • Chandos.
    • 002.
  • John Foulds

    3 Mantras Op.61b For Orchestra (Mantra III – opening)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • WARNER CLASSICS : 2564-61525-2.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.
    • 003.
  • John Foulds

    Dynamic Triptych Op.88 (ii. Dynamic Timbre – opening)

    Performer: Peter Donohoe. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • WARNER CLASSICS : 2564-62999-2.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.
    • 002.
  • Emmanuel Chabrier

    Espana - Rhapsody

    Orchestra: Les Siècles. Conductor: François‐Xavier Roth.
    • Les Siecles Live.
    • Musicales Actes Sud.
    • 001.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Les Nuits D'Ete Op.7 (iv - vi)

    Singer: Soile Isokoski. Orchestra: Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: John Storgårds.
    • Ondine ODE 1261-2.
    • Ondine.
    • 7-9.
  • Ferruccio Busoni

    Berceuse Elegiaque Op.42 (Des Mannes Wiegenlied Am Sarge Seiner Mutter)

    Performer: Royal Academy of Music Soloists Ensemble. Music Arranger: Erwin Stein. Director: Trevor Pinnock.
    • Linn Records CKD 481.
    • Linn Records.
    • 005.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail (Serail Act 1 No. 6 Ach ich liebte)

    Singer: Diana Damrau. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 011.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail (End of Act 2)

    Singer: Diana Damrau. Singer: Anna Prohaska. Singer: Rolando Villazón. Singer: Paul Schweinester. Singer: Franz-Josef Selig. Singer: Thomas Quasthoff. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Die Entfuhrung Aus Dem Serail.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 003.

9.00am

VIVALDI: La stravaganza - 12 concerti Op. 4

Federico Guglielmo (violin and concert master), L'Arte dell'Arco

BRILLIANT CLASSICS 95043BR (2CD budget)

 

VIVALDI: La stravaganza - 12 concerti Op. 4

Armoniosa, Francesco Cerrato (violin)

Dabringhaus Und Grimm MDG 901 1885-6 (2 SACD)

 

L'amour et la foi

MESSIAEN: 3 Petites liturgies de la Presence Divine; O sacrum convivium; Cinq rechants

Marianna Shirinyan (piano), Thomas Bloch (ondes martenot), Danish National Vocal Ensemble, Danish National Concert Choir, Danish National Chamber Orchestra, Marcus Creed (conductor)

OUR RECORDINGS 6220612 (Hybrid SACD)

09.30am Proms Composer – John Foulds

Summer CD Review's Proms Composers explores recordings of music by John Foulds. He was a successful composer of light music and theatre scores, but his main focus went into more ambitious and exploratory works that were particularly influenced by Indian music. He eventually travelled to India in 1935 where he collected folk music and composed pieces for traditional Indian instrument ensembles.

 John Foulds: Keltic Suite & Suite Fantastique

FOULDS: Keltic Overture Op. 28; Keltic Suite Op. 29; Sicilian Aubade; Holiday Sketches Op. 16; An Arabian Night; Suite Fantastique Op. 72 (from the music to a French Pierrot play); Isles of Greece Op. 48, No. 2 (‘Impressions of time and place’, No. 2)

Katharine Wood (cello solo), Cynthia Fleming (violin solo), Cynthia Fleming (violin solo), Roderick Elms (organ), BBC Concert Orchestra, Ronald Corp (conductor)

DUTTON CDLX7252 (CD)

 

John Foulds: 3 Mantras, Lyra Celtica, Apotheosis & Mirage

FOULDS: Three Mantras (from Avatara) Op. 61B; Mirage Op. 21 (1910); Lyra Celtica Op. 50 (c. 1925); Apotheosis Op. 18 (1909)

Susan Bickley (mezzo), Daniel Hope (violin), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)

WARNER CLASSICS 2564 61525-2 (CD)

 

John Foulds: Dynamic Triptych, April – England, Music Pictures Group III, The Song of Ram Das, Keltic Lament

FOULDS: Dynamic Triptych for piano and orchestra, Op. 88; April – England (Impressions of Time and Place No. 1, Op. 48 No. 1; Music-Pictures Group III, Op. 33; The Song of Ram Das; Keltic Lament, Op. 29 No. 2

Peter Donohoe (piano), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sakari Oramo (conductor)

WARNER CLASSICS 2564 62999-2 (CD)

 

FOULDS: A World Requiem

Jeanne-Michele Charbonnet (soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), Stuart Skelton (tenor), Gerald Finley (baritone), Trinity Boys Choir, Crouch End Festival Chorus, Philharmonia Chorus, BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Leon Botstein (conductor)

CHANDOS CHSA5058(2) (2Hybrid SACD)

10.00am

France - Espagne

CHABRIER: Espana

DEBUSSY: Images for orchestra: II. Iberia

MASSENET: Le Cid: Suite

RAVEL: Alborada del gracioso (orchestral version)

Les Siecles (on period instruments), Francois-Xavier Roth (conductor)

MUSICALES ACTES SUD ASM17 (CD)

 

Soile Isokoski sings Chausson, Berlioz & Duparc

BERLIOZ: Les Nuits d'ete Op. 7

CHAUSSON: Poeme de l'amour et de la mer Op. 19

DUPARC: Le Manoir de Rosemonde; L'Invitation au voyage; Chanson triste

Soile Isokoski (soprano), Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, John Storgards (conductor)

ONDINE ODE12612 (CD)

 

 

Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (arr. Schoenberg)

BUSONI: Berceuse elegiaque Op. 42 arr. Stein

MAHLER: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (4 songs, complete)

WAGNER: Siegfried Idyll

ZEMLINSKY: Songs (6) to poems by Maurice Maeterlinck Op. 13 arr. Christopher Austin

Gareth Brynmor John (baritone), Katie Bray (mezzo), Royal Academy of Music Soloists Ensemble, Trevor Pinnock (conductor)

LINN CKD481 (Hybrid SACD)

10.30am New Releases: Caroline Gill

Andrew talks to Caroline Gill about recent choral releases including Renaissance madrigals, a new Mozart Requiem featuring Karina Gauvin, and a disc from the group Polyphony.

Gesualdo Madrigals

GESUALDO: Se la mia morte brami; Belta poinche t' assenti; Mille volte il di moro; Io parto, e non piu dissi,; O dolce mio martire; Non t'amo, o voce ingrata; Meraviglia d'amore; Luci serene e chiare; Il sol qual or piu splende; Dolcissima ma vita; Merce grido paingendo; Se vi duol il mio duolo; Asciugate i begli occhi; Mille volte il di moro; Se la mia morte brami; Belta poinche t' assenti; Io parto, e non piu dissi,

Musica Ficta, Bo Holten (conductor)

DANACORD DACOCD760 (CD)

 

Sibelius: Complete Works for Mixed Choir

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Heikki Seppanen

ONDINE ODE12602D (2CD)

 

Euskel Antiqva: Legacy of the Land of Basque

Euskal Barrokensemble, Enrike Solinis

ALIA VOX AV9910 (CD)

 

Porpora: Alle Figlie del Coro

PORPORA: Confitebor; Crimen Adae quantum constat; Credidi propter; Nunc dimittis; Qui habitat in adjutorio; Vigilate, oculi mei; Domine probasti me

Paola Crema (soprano), Maria Zalloni (mezzo), Ensemble Barocca I Musicali Affetti, Coro Femminile Harmonia, Michele Peguri

BRILLIANT CLASSICS 95159BR (CD budget)


American Polyphony

BARBER, S: Agnus Dei; Reincarnations Op. 16; Twelfth Night; To Be Sung on the Water Op. 42; Heaven-Haven: A Nun Takes the Veil Op. 13, No. 1; The Virgin Martyrs Op. 8 No. 1; Let Down the Bars, O Death Op. 8 No. 2

BERNSTEIN: Missa Brevis

COPLAND: Four Motets

THOMPSON, R: Alleluia; Fare Well 'When I lie where shades of darkness'

David Allsopp (countertenor), Christopher Lowrey (countertenor), Robert Millett (percussion), Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)

HYPERION CDA67929 (CD)

 

MOZART: Requiem in D minor, K626

Karina Gauvin (soprano), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto), John Tessier (tenor), Nathan Berg (bass-baritone), Alain Trudel (trombone), La Chapelle de Quebec, Les Violons du Roy, Bernard Labadie (conductor)

ATMA ACD22722 (CD)

11.30am

Captain Hume's Journey to India

HUME, T: Captaine Hume's Pavin; A Souldiers Galliard; Hark, Hark; The Spirit of Gambo; A Polish Ayre; My Mistresse hath a pritty thing from The first part of ayres for the viole de gambo alone; Tickle me quickly; Adue sweete Love; I am Melancholy; Sunrise by the riverside; Death; A tune to Hume; Lamenton di Tristano

Philippe Pierlot (viol), Dhruba Ghosh (sarangi), Nitiranjan Biswas (tabla), Roselyne Simpelaere (tampura)

FLORA FLO1006 (CD)

11. 45am Disc of the Week

MOZART: Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, K384

Diana Damrau (Konstanze), Anna Prohaska (Blonde), Rolando Villazon (Belmonte), Paul Schweinester (Pedrillo), Franz-Josef Selig (Osmin), Thomas Quasthoff (Selim), Vocalensemble Rastatt, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Yannick Nezet-Seguin (conductor)

DG 4794064 (2CD mid-price)

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