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Jonathan Swain explores new releases of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro and Nielsen's Wind Quintet.

In this week's Sunday Morning selection, Jonathan Swain explores new releases of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro and Nielsen's Wind Quintet Op. 43. He also plays Mime Yamiharo Brinkmann in Boccherini's Cello Sonata in B flat major, and John Adams's creative exploration of Beethoven ideas in Absolute Jest.

2 hours, 57 minutes

Last on

Sun 24 Sep 2017 09:00

Music Played

  • Gabriel Fauré

    Andante for cello and organ or harmonium

    Performer: Andreas Brantelid. Performer: Bengt Forsberg.
    • Fauré: The Complete music for cello & piano.
    • BIS.
    • 15.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G minor Op.10 No.2 'La Notte'

    Performer: Barbara Kortmann. Performer: Kerstin Linder-Dewan. Performer: Julia Prigge. Performer: Nikolaus Schlierf. Performer: Julia Kursawe. Performer: Benjamin Wand.
    • Inner Lights: Chamber Music for Flute.
    • GENUIN.
    • 6.
  • Edward Chilvers

    12 Etudes Nos 1 & 2

    Performer: Edward Chilvers.
    • 12 Etudes.
    • Mozart Records.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Le Nozze di Figaro Act IV: Giunse al fin il momento...Deh vieni non tardar

    Singer: Camilla Tilling. Ensemble: Musica Saeculorum. Conductor: Philipp von Steinaecker.
    • Camilla Tilling sings Gluck and Mozart Arias.
    • BIS.
    • 8.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Wind Quintet Op. 43

    Performer: Juliette Bausor. Performer: Steven Hudson. Performer: Jean Johnson. Performer: Theo Plath. Performer: Kristian Katzenberger.
    • Nielsen, Prokofiev: Wind Quintets.
    • Avi Music.
    • 1.
  • Trad. Catalonian

    The Singing of the Birds (El Cant del Ocells)

    Performer: Jordi Savall. Singer: Montserrat Figueras. Ensemble: La Capella Reial de Catalunya.
    • Songs of Millennial Catalonia.
    • Alia Vox.
    • 1.
  • Peteris Vasks

    Gramata Cellam: No.2 Pianissimo

    Performer: Sol Gabetta.
    • Vasks: Presence.
    • Sony.
    • 6.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Cello Sonata in B-Flat Major, G. 8

    Performer: Mime Yamahiro-Brinkmann. Performer: Björn Gäfvert. Performer: Karl Nyhlin.
    • Cello Rising.
    • BIS.
    • 17.
  • Claude Debussy

    Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien Parts Two & Three

    Singer: Sylvia McNair. Narrator: Leslie Caron. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien.
    • Sony.
    • 6.
  • Conlon Nancarrow


    Ensemble: Ensemble Modern.
    • RCA.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Sonata in E flat major Hoboken 16 No.52

    Performer: Evgeny Kissin.
    • Haydn/Schubert: Piano Sonatas - Kissin.
    • SONY.
    • 2.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    A Child's Prayer

    Ensemble: Schola Cantorum Reykjavicensis. Conductor: Horour Askelsson.
    • Meditatio: Music for Mixed Choir.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • John Adams

    Absolute Jest

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Ensemble: St. Lawrence String Quartet. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • Adams: Absolute Jest.
    • SFS Media.
    • 1.
  • Tom Lehrer

    Poisoning pigeons in the park

    Performer: Tom Lehrer.
    • Reprise.


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