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Music Through the Night

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23 June 2017

Disc 1

J STAMITZ: Symphonies, in D Op 3/2; in Eb Op 11/3; Three Manheim Symphonies, in G; in A; in Bb; Trio in E Op 5/3 - NZSO Chamber Orch/Donald Armstrong (Naxos 8.553194)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

ELGAR: Piano Quintet in A minor Op 84; BRIDGE: Quintet in D minor for piano, two violins, viola & cello - Allan Schiller (pno), Coull String Quartet (ASV CD DCA 678)

2:20 approx - Disc 3

HAYDN: Mass in Bb HobXXII/12, Theresienmesse; Mass in G, St. Nicholas - Nancy Argenta (sop) Catherine Robbin (contralto), Michael Schade (ten), Alastair Miles (bass), English Consort & Choir/Trevor Pinnock (Archiv 437 807)

3:35 approx - Disc 4

VILLA-LOBOS: Preludes, No 1 in E minor; No 2 in E; No 3 in A minor; PONCE: Preludio, Balletto & Giga; CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: Capriccio Diabolico; ALBÉNIZ: Asturias; CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: Sonata; TURINA: Fandanguillo; SOR: Introduction & Allegro Op 14 - Guillermo Fierens (gtr) (ASV CD DCA 685)

4:45 approx - Disc 5

GRIEG: Holberg Suite Op 40; Elegiac Melodies Op 34; SIBELIUS: Valse Triste Op 44; NIELSEN: Little Suite Op 1; WIRÉN: Serenade Op 11; SIBELIUS: Rakastava Op 14 - Roy Gillard (vln), ASMF/Neville Marriner (Argo 417 132)

24 June 2017

Progress, Patriotism and Protest

Three Progammes

Matthew Crawford navigates the turbulent confluence of music and politics in 20th century America.

(2) A national anthem at last, music for war, Strange Fruit in the South, Frank Sinatra pleads for tolerance and Leonard Bernstein takes aim at the forces of McCarthyism.

1:00 approx - Disc 1

MASSENET: Herodiade, Ballet Music; Orchestral Suite No 1; Orchestral Suite No 2, Scene Hongroises; Orchestral Suite No 3, Scenes Dramatiques - New Zealand SO/Jean-Yves Ossonce (Naxos 8.553124)

2:10 approx - Disc 2

RACHMANINOV: Piano Trio No 1 in G minor, Élégiaque; TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Trio in A minor Op 50 - Vadim Repin (vln), Mischa Maisky (cello), Lang Lang (pno) (DG 477 8099)

3:15 approx - Disc 3

WILD: Grand Fantasy on Porgy & Bess, Seven Virtuoso Etudes, Improvisation on Someone to watch over me, Piano Sonata - Xiayin Wang (pno) (Chandos CHAN 10626)

4:35 approx - Disc 4

WIENIAWSKI: Violin Concerto No 2 in D minor Op 22; PAGANINI: Violin Concerto No 1 in D Op 6; SAINT-SAËNS: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso Op 28; SARASATE: Gypsy Airs Op 20; DINICU: Hora Staccato; PAGANINI: Moto perpetuo in C Op 11 - Michael Rabin (vln), Philharmonia Orch/Eugene Goossens, Hollywood Bowl SO/Felix Slatkin (Medici Arts MM 023)

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