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Building a Library: Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op 77 No 1

With Andrew McGregor. Building a Library: Haydn: String Quartet in G, Op 77 No 1; Lieder recordings from Sophie Karthauser, Benjamin Appl, Julian Pregardien; Disc of the Week.

with Andrew McGregor

0930
Building a Library: Caroline Gill compares recordings of Haydn's String Quartet in G, Op.77 No.1

1030
Natasha Loges joins Andrew live to discuss recent releases of Lieder from Sophie Karthauser, Benjamin Appl and Julian Pregardien

1145
Andrew chooses an outstanding new release as his Disc of the Week.

3 hours, 12 minutes

Music Played

  • Franz Liszt

    Trancendental Study: No. 1, Preludio

    Performer: Dinara Klinton.
    • Genuin Classics GEN 16409.
    • Genuin Classics.
    • 1.
  • Hans Gál

    Concerto for piano and orchestra, Op. 57

    Performer: Sarah Beth Briggs. Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia. Conductor: Kenneth Woods.
    • Avie AV2358.
    • Avie.
    • 1.
  • Francesco Cavalli

    Ne meste piu (from Veremonda, L'Amazzone Di Aragona)

    Singer: Giuliana Semenzato. Singer: Raffaele Pé. Ensemble: La Venexiana. Director: Claudio Cavina.
    • Glossa GCD 920940.
    • Glossa.
    • 3.
  • Franz Liszt

    Trancendental Study: No. 7, Eroica

    Performer: Dinara Klinton.
    • Genuin Classics GEN 16409.
    • Genuin Classics.
    • 7.
  • Robert Schumann

    6 Canonic Etudes, Op. 56 No. 2

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Lilya Zilberstein.
    • WARNER CLASSICS: 0825646285495.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 6.
  • Franz (1) Schubert

    Variations, Op. 35 D813

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Alexander Mogilevsky.
    • WARNER CLASSICS: 0825646285495.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 11.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Clarinet trio in A minor, Op.114

    Performer: Paul Meyer. Performer: Gautier Capuçon. Performer: Nicholas Angelich.
    • WARNER CLASSICS: 0825646285495.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 3.
  • Béla Bartók

    Romanian Folk Dances, Sz.56

    Performer: Géza Hosszu-Legocky. Performer: Martha Argerich.
    • WARNER CLASSICS: 0825646285495.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 11.
  • Claude Debussy

    En Blanc et Noir (i. Avec emportement)

    Performer: Martha Argerich. Performer: Stephen Kovacevich.
    • WARNER CLASSICS: 0825646285495.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 1.
  • Martha Argerich & Eduardo Hubert

    Porteña (Latitud 34°36'30"): 8. Tanghora

    • WARNER CLASSICS: 0825646285495.
    • Warner Classics.
    • 11.
  • Henry VI of England

    Disc of the Week: Court Music for Henry VIII

    Composer: John Taverner. Composer: William Cornysh the younger. Director: Andrew Parrott. Ensemble: Taverner Choir and Players.
    • Avie.

9.00am

LISZT: Transcendental Studies, S139 Nos. 1-12
Dinara Klinton (piano)
GENUIN GEN16409 (CD)

Hans Gal & Mozart: Piano Concertos
GAL, H: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra Op. 57
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 22 in E flat major, K482 (cadenzas by Denis Matthews)
Sarah Beth Briggs (piano), Royal Northern Sinfonia, Bradley Creswick (co-director), Kenneth Woods (conductor)
AVIE AV2358 (CD)

Meister: Il Giardino Del Piacere
MEISTER, J F: La Musica Terza; La Musica Settima; La Musica Ottava; La Musica Nona; La Musica Prima; La Musica Duodecima
Ensemble Diderot, Johannes Pramsohler
AUDAX ADX13705 (CD)

Cavalli: Sospiri d’amore
CAVALLI: O luci belle (from Eritrea); Qui cade al tuo pie (from Orimonte); Ne meste piu (from La Veremonda); Lassam che fo (from Statira); Corone ed honori (from Il Ciro); Vanne interpido o mio bene (from Statira); L'aspetto feroce (from Muzio Scevola); D'Amor non si quereli (from Ormindo); Io misero fui Rege (from Scipione Affricano); Hor che l'Aurora (from Egisto); Io chiudoo nel core (from Il rapimento di Elena); Alpi gelate (from Pompeo Magno); Si, si che questa notte (from Ormindo)
Giulia Semenzato (soprano), Raffaele Pe (alto), La Venexiana, Claudio Cavina (director)
GLOSSA GCD920940 (CD)

9.30am Building a Library

Caroline Gill compares recordings of Haydn’s String Quartet in G, Op. 77 No. 1 and recommends a version. 

Building a Library Recommendations

Top recommendation:

HAYDN: String Quartet Op. 77 No. 1 in G major; String Quartet Op. 77 No. 2 in F major
Quatuor Mosaiques
NAIVE E8800 (download only)

Available on CD as part of a 5-disc set (Naïve E8935) and as part of a 10-disc set (Naïve V5357)

Other recordings:

Below is a shortlist of other recordings which Caroline Gill also liked, although we can’t guarantee the availability of these discs.

The Haydn Project
HAYDN: String Quartet Op. 77 No. 1 in G major (plus other works)
Emerson String Quartet
DG E4713272 (CD)

HAYDN: String Quartet Op. 77 No. 1 in G major (plus other works)
HOFFSTETTER: String Quartets No. 4 & No. 5
Pro Arte Quartet
TESTAMENT SBT4056 (4CD mid-price)

HAYDN: String Quartet Op. 77 No. 1 in G major (plus other works)
The Amsterdam String Quartet
CHANNEL CCSSA28209 (Hybrid SACD)

HAYDN: String Quartet Op. 77 No. 1 in G major (plus other works)
Amadeus Quartet
DG 4717622 (3CD budget)

10.20am Song Recital Recordings

Natasha Loges joins Andrew live to discuss recent releases of Lieder from Sophie Karthauser, Benjamin Appl and Julian Pregardien

Hugo Wolf: Kennst du das Land
Sophie Karthauser (soprano), Eugene Asti (piano)
HARMONIA MUNDI HMC902245 (CD)

Heinrich Heine: Lieder
GRIEG: Seks Sange Op. 48 No. 1 'Gruss'
MENDELSSOHN: Gruss Op. 19a No. 5; Neue Liebe Op. 19a No. 4; Auf Flugeln des Gesanges Op. 34 No. 2
MENDELSSOHN, FANNY: Schwanenlied Op. 1 No. 1 (Heine); Warum sind denn die Rosen so blass Op. 1 No. 3 (Text: Heinrich Heine)
RUBINSTEIN: Lieder Von Heine (6) Op. 32
SCHUBERT: Der Atlas, D957 No. 8; Ihr Bild, D957 No. 9; Die Stadt, D957 No. 11; Der Doppelganger D957 No. 13
SCHUMANN: Du bist wie eine Blume Op. 25 No. 24; Dichterliebe Op. 48; Belsazar Op. 57
Benjamin Appl (baritone), James Baillieu (piano)
CHAMPS HILL RECORDS CHRCD112 (CD)

Duet: Mendelssohn - Schumann - Cornelius
CORNELIUS: Duette Op. 16; Fruhling im Sommer; Zweistimmige Lieder (3) Op. 6; Zu den Bergen hebt sich ein Augenpaar
MENDELSSOHN: Lieder-Duette (6) Op. 63; Altdeutsches Fruhlingslied 'Der trube Winter ist vorbei' Op. 86 No. 6
SCHUMANN: Dein Angesicht Op. 127 No. 2; Familien-Gemalde Op. 34 No. 4; Das Gluck Op. 79/16; Ich bin dein Baum Op. 101 No. 3; Auftrage Op. 77 No. 5; Wiegenlied
Lucy Crowe (soprano), William Berger (baritone), Iain Burnside (piano)
DELPHIAN DCD34167 (CD)

The Captive Nightingale
KALLIWODA: Der Sennin Heimweh Op. 236; Heimatlied Op. 117
KREUTZER, K: Das Muhlrad
LACHNER, F: Er, der Herrlichste von allen; Seit ich ihn gesehen Op. 82
LINDPAINTNER: The Shepherd and the Mermaid
PROCH: Die gefangene Nachtigall; Schweitzers Hemweh
SCHUBERT: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen, D965 (Von Chezy / Muller); Romanze, D114 (Matthisson)
SOBECK: Meine Heimat Op. 18
SPATH: Alpenlied
Elena Xanthoudakis (soprano), Jason Xanthoudakis (clarinet), Clemens Leske (piano)
SIGNUM SIGCD398 (CD)

Schubertiade: Julian Pregardien
SCHUBERT: Der Wanderer, D489; Morgenlied, D685; German Dance D365 No. 1; German Dance D365 No. 5; Schafers Klagelied, D121 (Goethe); Heidenroslein, D257; Wandrers Nachtlied I 'Der du von dem Himmel bist', D224; Auf dem Strom, D943 Op. post. 119; Sehnsucht D516 (Mayrhofer); Schwanengesang D744 (Senn); Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D774; Lachen und Weinen, D777; Nachtviolen D752 (Mayrhofer); Harfenspieler I 'Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt', D478; Harfenspieler III 'Wer nie sein Brot mit Tranen ass', D480 (Second Version); Standchen 'Leise flehen meine Lieder', D957 No. 4
Julian Pregardien (tenor, recitation), Marc Hantai (transverse flute), Philippe Pierlot (baryton), Xavier Diaz-Latorre (guitar)
MYRIOS MYR018 (Hybrid SACD)

11.20am Martha Argerich and Friends Live from Lugano 2015

Martha Argerich & Friends: Live from the Lugano Festival 2015
BACALOV: Portena
BARTOK: Romanian Folk Dances, Sz.56 (arr. Szekely for violin & piano)
BRAHMS: Horn Trio in E flat major Op. 40 (version with viola); Sonatensatz (Scherzo from the F.A.E. sonata), WoO 2; Clarinet Trio in A minor Op. 114
DEBUSSY: En blanc et noir
GINASTERA: Estancia - dance suite Op. 8a
GLASS, P: Les Enfants Terribles: Suite
POULENC: Sonata for Two Pianos
RIES: Piano Quintet in B minor Op. 74
SCHUBERT: Variations in A flat major on a original theme, D813
SCHUMANN arr. Debussy: Studies (6) in Canonic Form Op. 56
TURINA: Piano Trio No. 2 Op. 76
Martha Argerich (piano), Eduardo Hubert (piano), Orchestra della Svizzera italiana, Alexander Vedernikov (conductor), Geza Hosszu-Legocky (violin), Alexander Mogilevsky (piano), Ilya Gringolts (violin), Nathan Braude (viola), Mayu Kishima (violin), Akane Sakai (piano), Nicholas Angelich (piano), Paul Meyer (clarinet), Gautier Capucon (cello), Stephen Kovacevich (piano), Giorga Tomassi (piano), Carlo Maria Griguoli (piano), Alessandro Stella (piano), Sergio Tiempo (piano), Karin Lechner (piano), Lilya Zilberstein (piano), Andrey Baranov (violin), Lyda Chen (viola), Jing Zhao (cello), Enrico Fagone (double bass), Alexander Mogilevsky (piano), Jura Margulis (piano), Alissa Margulis (violin), Natalia Margulis (cello)
WARNER CLASSICS 2564628549 (3CD budget)

11.45am Disc of the Week

Western Wind
TAVERNER: Mass 'The Western Wynde'; Audivi vocem de coelo; In nomine a 4; Dum transisset Sabbatum I
ASTON, H: A Hornepype
CORNYSHE: Yow and I and Amyas; Fa La Sol
GREGORIAN CHANT: Kyrie (Rex Sempiterne); Sursum Corda/Vere Dignum
HENRY VIII: Taunder naken; If love now reynyd
Emily Van Evera (soprano), Charles Daniels (tenor), Taverner Choir & Players, Andrew Parrott (conductor)
AVIE AV2352 (CD)

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