Composer of the Week

Monday, 7 December 2015
Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837)

MUSIC DETAILS:

Monday:
Mandolin Concerto in G - Kristian Harris (mandolin), State CO of Zilina, Slovakia/Jan Valta (Point Classics 267 2032)
Fantasie in G minor Op 123 - Madoka Inui (pno) (Naxos 8.557836)
Octet-Partita in Eb - Albion Ensemble (Helios CDH 55037)

Tuesday:
Clarinet Quartet in Eb - Fabrizion Meloni (cl), Andrea Pecolo (vln), Luca Ranieri (vla), Mario Finotti (cello) (Naxos 8.554280)
Trumpet Concerto in Eb - Håkan Hardenberger (tpt), Academy of St Martin in the Fields/Neville Marriner (Philips 420 203)

Wednesday:
Adagio, Variations & Rondo in A Op 78 - Eckart Haupt (fl), Arkadi Zenziper (pno) (Capriccio 10 398)
Tyrolean Air with Variations - Cecila Bartoli (mezzo), Maria Goldschmidt (fl), Robert Pickup (cl), La Scintilla Orch/Adam Fischer (Decca 475 9077)
Piano Sonata No 5 in F# minor Op 81 - Stephen Hough (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67390)

Thursday:
The Magic Castle, Suite - London Mozart Players /Howard Shelley (Chandos CHAN 10415)
Piano Concerto in A minor Op 85 - Stephen Hough (pno), English CO/Bryden Thomson (Chandos CHAN 8507)

Friday:
Potpourri in G for piano & guitar Op 53 - Thomas Duis (pno), Sonja Prunnbauer (gtr) (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 301 1344)
Te Deum in D - Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir, New Zealand SO/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.557103)
Cello Sonata in A Op 104 - Jirí Bárta (cello), Hamish Milne (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67521)