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Building a Library: Lassus: Lagrime di San Pietro

With Andrew McGregor. Including Natasha Loges, Hannah French and Kate Molleson on their favourite releases of 2016. With Building a Library: Lassus: Lagrime di San Pietro.

Andrew McGregor is joined in the studio by Natasha Loges, Hannah French and Kate Molleson to discuss and debate which new releases they have most enjoyed this year

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Building a Library: Caroline Gill surveys recordings of the Lagrime di San Pietro by Orlande de Lassus, a collection of twenty spiritual madrigals and one motet for seven voices setting poems by Luigi Tansillo depicting the sorrows of St Peter following his denial of Christ

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Andrew McGregor and his three guests Natasha Loges, Hannah French and Kate Molleson continue to share and discuss the merits of their favourite new releases of 2016.

3 hours, 12 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music, Suite No. 1, HWV 348 ii. Adagio e staccato

    Performer: Georg Kallweit. Ensemble: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI: HMC 902216.
    • HARMONIA MUNDi.
    • 2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music, Suite No. 1, HWV 348 viii. Bouree

    Performer: Georg Kallweit. Ensemble: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI: HMC 902216.
    • HARMONIA MUNDi.
    • 8.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music, Suite No. 2, HWV 349 xiii. Minuet

    Performer: Georg Kallweit. Ensemble: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI: HMC 902216.
    • HARMONIA MUNDi.
    • 13.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music, Suite No. 2, HWV 349 xii. Alla Hornpipe

    Performer: Georg Kallweit. Ensemble: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI: HMC 902216.
    • HARMONIA MUNDi.
    • 12.
  • Thomas Adès

    Arcadiana For String Quartet

    Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • ECM : 4812385.
    • ECM.
    • 5-6.
  • Hans Abrahamsen

    Quartet No. 1, i. Lento, poco rubato

    Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • ECM : 481 2385.
    • ECM.
    • 8.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Early Lieder, orch. Berio. 'Phantasie (Don Juan)'

    Music Arranger: Luciano Berio. Singer: Matthias Goerne. Orchestra: BBC S O.. Conductor: Josep Pons.
    • Harmonia Mundi : HMC902180.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 9.
  • Luciano Berio

    Sinfonia For 8 Solo Voices And Orchestra Vers. 1969 [5 Movements]

    Ensemble: Synergy Vocals. Singer: Matthias Goerne. Orchestra: BBC S O.. Conductor: Josep Pons.
    • Harmonia Mundi : HMC902180.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 13.
  • Laurence Crane

    Sparling For Clarinet And String Quartet

    Ensemble: asamisimasa.
    • Hubro : HUBROCD2582.
    • Hubro.
    • 20.
  • Franz Schubert

    4 Impromptus D.899, Op.90 For Piano, no.1 in C minor

    Performer: Lars Vogt.
    • Ondine : ODE12852.
    • Ondine.
    • 1.
  • Franz Schubert

    6 Deutsche Tanze [German Dances] D.820 For Piano, no.2 in A flat major

    Performer: Lars Vogt.
    • Ondine : ODE12852.
    • Ondine.
    • 6.
  • King Henry VIII of England

    If Love Now Reynyd

    Choir: Taverner Choir. Ensemble: Taverner Players. Conductor: Andrew Parrott.
    • AVIE: AV2352.
    • Avie.
    • 6.
  • Anonymous

    My Lady Carey'S Dompe [c.1525]

    Conductor: Andrew Parrott. Ensemble: Taverner Players. Choir: Taverner Choir.
    • AVIE: AV2352.
    • Avie.
    • 4.
  • John Taverner

    Western Wynde Mass For 4 Voices (Gloria)

    Choir: Taverner Choir. Conductor: Andrew Parrott.
    • Avie.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Symphony No. 2 In C Minor, iii. Scherzo

    Orchestra: Orchestre Métropolitain. Conductor: Yannick Nézet‐Séguin.
    • Atma Classique : ACD2 2708.
    • Atma Classique.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French Suite No. 4 (Air and Gigue)

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • DGG : 479 6565.
    • DG.
    • 6.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni - Opera In 2 Acts K.527, final scene

    Singer: Dimitri Tiliakos. Singer: Vito Priante. Singer: Mika Kares. Orchestra: MusicAeterna. Conductor: Teodor Currentzis.
    • SONY : 88985316032.
    • Sony.
    • 12-13.
  • Aaron Copland

    Rodeo - 4 Dance Episodes, Hoe-down

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Wilson.
    • Chandos CHSA5164.
    • Chandos.
    • 21.
  • Otto Nicolai

    The Merry Wives Of Windsor - Opera In 3 Acts, 'Horch, die Lerche singt im Hain'

    Singer: Fritz Wunderlich. Orchestra: Münchner Rundfunkorchester. Conductor: Hans Moltkau.
    • BR Klassik : 900314.
    • BR Klassik.
    • 6.
  • Hans Abrahamsen

    Let Me Tell You, For Soprano And Orchestra

    Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Barbara Hannigan. Conductor: Andris Nelsons.
    • BR Klassik : 9102322.
    • BR Klassik.
    • 7.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto for violin and oboe in C minor, BWV 1060R, ii. Adagio

    Performer: Cecilia Bernardi. Performer: Alfredo Bernardini. Ensemble: Dunedin Consort. Conductor: John Butt.
    • Linn Records : CKD519.
    • Linn Records.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto No. 1 In A Minor Bwv.1041 For Violin And String Orchestra

    Performer: Cecilia Bernardini. Ensemble: Dunedin Consort. Conductor: John Butt.
    • Linn CKD519.
    • Linn.
    • 8-10.

Record Review Christmas Stocking

Record Review Christmas Stocking
As a part of our annual Critics’ Choice edition of Record Review, we’re asking which new 2016 recordings you’d want in your Christmas stocking. Give yourself a budget of £50, and tell us how you’d spend it. Email recordreview@bbc.co.uk to let us know what you're hoping to find under your Christmas tree.

9.00am – Critics’ Choices (part one)

HANDEL: Water Music Suites Nos. 1-3, HWV348-350
Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin, Georg Kallweit
HARMONIA MUNDI HMC902216 (CD)

Thomas Ades, Per Norgard & Hans Abrahamsen
ABRAHAMSEN: Preludes (10) (String Quartet No. 1)
ADES: Arcadiana
NORGARD: Quartetto Breve (String Quartet No. 1)
Danish String Quartet
ECM 4812385 (CD)

Berio: Sinfonia & Berio/Mahler: Fruhe Lieder
BERIO: Sinfonia
MAHLER: Ablosung im Sommer (Lieder und Gesange aus der Jugendzeit); Zu Strassburg auf der Schanz (Lieder und Gesange aus der Jugendzeit); Um schlimme Kinder artig zu machen (Lieder und Gesange aus der Jugendzeit); Erinnerung (Lieder und Gesange aus der Jugendzeit); Hans und Grete (Lieder und Gesange aus der Jugendzeit); Ich ging mit Lust (Lieder und Gesange aus der Jugendzeit); Fruhlingsmorgen (Lieder und Gesange aus der Jugendzeit); Phantasie aus Don Juan (Lieder und Gesange aus der Jugendzeit); Scheiden und Meiden (Lieder und Gesange aus der Jugendzeit); Nicht wiedersehen (Lieder und Gesange aus der Jugendzeit)
The Synergy Vocals, Matthias Goerne (baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Josep Pons (conductor)
HARMONIA MUNDI HMC902180 (CD)

9.45am – Building a Library

Composer: Orlande de Lassus
Piece: Lagrime di San Pietro
Reviewer: Caroline Gill

Building a Library: Lassus's Lagrime di San Pietro

Recommended recording: Gallicantus / Gabriel Crouch
Available on:
LASSUS: Lagrime di San Pietro
Gallicantus, Gabriel Crouch (director)
SIGNUM SIGCD339

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

LASSUS: Lagrime di San Pietro
Ensemble Vocal Europeen, Philippe Herreweghe
HARMONIA MUNDI HMC901483

LASSUS: Lagrime di San Pietro; Melancholia - Aphorisms on Life and Death
Ensemble Hofkapelle, Michael Procter
CHRISTOPHORUS CHR77255

LASSUS: Lagrime di San Pietro
MARINI: Lagrime d’Erminia
The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley
OISEAU LYRE 4431972

10.45am – Critics’ Choices (part two)

Laurence Crane & Asamisimasa: Sound Of Horse
CRANE: John White in Berlin; Old Life was Rubbish; Events; Sound of Horse
Kristine Tjogersen (clarinets), Tanja Orning (cello), Anders Forisdal (guitars), Ellen Ugelvik (piano and electric organ), Hakon Morch Stene (percussion), Ditte Marie Braein (soprano), Asamisimasa
HUBRO HUBROCD2582 (CD)

Lars Vogt plays Schubert
SCHUBERT: 4 Impromptus, D899; Moments Musicaux (6), D780 Op. 94; 6 German Dances D820
Lars Vogt (piano)
ONDINE ODE12852 (CD)

Western Wind
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
TAVERNER: Mass 'The Western Wynde'; Audivi vocem de coelo; In nomine a 4; Dum transisset Sabbatum I
Emily Van Evera (soprano), Charles Daniels (tenor), Taverner Choir, Players, Andrew Parrott (conductor)
AVIE AV2352 (CD)

11.25am – Listeners’ Christmas stockings

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 2 in C Minor
Orchestre Metropolitain, Yannick Nezet-Seguin (conductor)
ATMA ACD22708 (CD)

BACH, J S: French Suites Nos. 1-6, BWV812-817
Murray Perahia (piano)
DG 4796565 (2CD)

MOZART: Don Giovanni, K527
Dimitris Tiliakos (Don Giovanni), Vito Priante (Leporello), Myrto Papatanasiu (Donna Anna), Kenneth Tarver (Don Ottavio), Karina Gauvin (Donna Elvira), Guido Loconsolo (Masetto), Christina Gansch (Zerlina), Mika Kares (Il Commendatore), MusicAeterna, MusicAeterna Choir, Teodor Currentzis (conductor)
SONY 88985316032 (3CD)

Copland: Orchestral Works, Vol. 1 - Ballets
COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man; El Salon Mexico; Billy the Kid - Suite;
Appalachian Spring - Suite; Rodeo (Four Dance Episodes)
BBC Philharmonic, John Wilson (conductor)
CHANDOS CHSA5164 (Hybrid SACD)

11.45am – Critics’ Choices (part three)

Fritz Wunderlich (1930-1966)
FALL, L: Man sagt uns nach…O Rose von Stambul (from Die Rose von Stambul); Man sagt uns nach…O Rose von Stambul (from Die Rose von Stambul)
KUNNEKE, EDUARD: Ich traume mit offenen Augen (from Die lockende Flamme); Das Lied vom Leben des Schrenk (from Die Grosse Sunderin)
LEHAR: Schon ist die Welt (from Schon ist die Welt)
LORTZING: Lebe wohl, mein flandrisch Madchen (from Zar und Zimmermann); Lied: Vater, Mutter, Schestern, Bruder (from Undine); Man wird ja einmal nur geboren (from Der Waffenschmied)
MATTES: Melodia con passione
MILLOCKER: Wie schon ist alles (from Die Dubarry); Mein Weg fuhrt immer mich zu Dir zuruck (from Die Dubarry)
NICOLAI, C O: Horch, die Lerche singt im Hain! 'Romance' (from Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor)
SPOLIANSKY: Heute Nacht oder nie (from Das Lied einer Nacht)
STOLZ, R: Ob blond, ob braun, Ich liebe die Frau'n
STRAUSS, J, II: Treu sein, das liegt mir nicht (from Eine Nacht in Venedig); Sei mir gegrusst, du holdes Venezia! (from Eine Nacht in Venedig)
Fritz Wunderlich (tenor), Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Munchner Rundfunkorchester, Kurt Eichhorn (conductor), Siegfried Kohler, Willy Mattes, Hans Moltkau, Meinhard von Zallinger (conductor)
BR KLASSIK 900314 (CD)

ABRAHAMSEN: Let me tell you
Barbara Hannigan (soprano), Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Andris Nelsons (conductor)
WINTER AND WINTER 9102322 (CD)

JS Bach: Violin Concertos
BACH, J S: Concerto for Oboe, Violin and Strings BWV1060R; Violin Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV1042; Cantata BWV21 'Ich hatte viel Bekummernis': Sinfonia; Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, BWV1041; Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV1043
Alfredo Bernardini (oboe), Huw Daniel (violin), Cecilia Bernardini (violin), Dunedin Consort, John Butt (conductor)
LINN CKD519 (Hybrid SACD)

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