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Alexander Sitkovetsky, Musicians from the Catskill Jazz Factory, Liam Byrne

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news, with live music from violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky and musicians from the Catskill Jazz Factory.

Sean Rafferty presents a lively mix of music, conversation and arts news. There's live music from violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky, and musicians from the Catskill Jazz Factory, presented by The New Generation Festival, also perform in the studio, with a unique take on Richard Strauss and Gershwin. Viola da gamba player Liam Byrne also joins Sean to talk about his contribution to the Sound Unbound Festival.

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Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Rigoletto: La donna è mobile

    Singer: Michael Fabiano. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Enrique Mazzola.
    • Verdi & Donizetti: Opera Arias.
    • PENTATONE.
    • 201.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Concerto in D minor for 2 violins, BWV 1043 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Julia Fischer. Performer: Alexander Sitkovetsky. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
    • DECCA.
  • Nico Muhly

    Long Phrases for the Wilton Diptych

    Performer: Liam Byrne.
    • Concrete.
    • Bedroom Community.
    • 12.
  • Jean de Sainte-Colombe

    Sarabande

    Performer: Liam Byrne.
  • Jean de Sainte-Colombe

    Chaconne

    Performer: Liam Byrne.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 25 (3rd and 4th mvts)

    Performer: Murray Perahia. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Director: Neville Marriner.
    • Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Nos. 1&2: Perahia.
    • CBS.
    • 3.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sarabande (Partita in D minor, BWV 1004)

    Performer: Alexander Sitkovetsky. Performer: Olga Sitkovetsky.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Suite populaire espagnole (5th & 6th mvt)

    Performer: Alexander Sitkovetsky. Performer: Olga Sitkovetsky.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Clarinet Concerto No 1 in F minor, Op 73 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Michael Collins. Performer: Laura Samuel. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Michael Collins.
    • Weber: Clarinet Concertos etc.: Stirling/CLS/Collins.
    • Chandos.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Melodie (Souvenir d'un lieu cher, Op 42)

    Performer: Alexander Sitkovetsky. Performer: Olga Sitkovetsky.
  • Gustav Holst

    Mercury (The Planets)

    Orchestra: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • CHANDOS.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet No 3, Op 33 (The Bird) - 4th mvt

    Ensemble: Casals Quartet.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55 "Eroica": IV. Finale. Allegro molto

    Orchestra: Danish Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Adam Fischer.
    • Beethoven: Complete Symphonies.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet in F major, Op 96, 'American' (Finale)

    Ensemble: Jerusalem Quartet.
    • Dvorak: Quatuor op. 96 "Americain": Jerusalem Quartet.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 4.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in B flat major for 2 violins, RV 530

    Performer: Rachel Podger. Orchestra: Holland Baroque Society.
    • Vivaldi: La Cetra - 12 Violin Concertos: Rachel Podger, Holland Baroque Society.
    • Channel Classics.
    • 7-9.
  • Richard Strauss

    Wiegenlied, Op 41 No 1

    Performer: Anush Hovhannisyan. Ensemble: Catskill Jazz Factory.
  • Screamin’ Jay Hawkins

    I Put a Spell on You

    Singer: Shenel Johns. Ensemble: Catskill Jazz Factory.
  • Kurt Weill

    Mack the Knife / Saint James Infirmary Blues

    Composer: Cab Calloway. Singer: Anush Hovhannisyan. Singer: Shenel Johns. Ensemble: Catskill Jazz Factory.

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