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Music Through the Night

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09 December 2016

Disc 1

MOZART: Symphony No 31 in D, Paris; Andante from K297; Symphony No 35 in D, Haffner; Symphony No 36 in C, Linz - Royal Concertgebouw Orch, Amsterdam/Josef Krips (Philips 426 063)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

VIVALDI: Bassoon Concerti, No 7 in A minor RV497; No 8 in F RV485; No 27 in Eb RV483; No 3 in C RV478; No 2 in A minor RV498; No 9 in C RV480; No 24 in Bb RV502 - Daniel Smith (bsn), Zagreb Soloists/Tonko Ninic (ASV CD DCA 975)

2:20 approx - Disc 3

VARIOUS: Popular arias & folksongs - Dmitri Hvorostovsky (bar), Various orchestras & conductors (Philips 454 395)

3:25 approx - Disc 4

ROSSINI: 14 Pieces from Sins of Old Age - Alberto Portugheis (pno) (ASV CD DCA 901)

4:40 approx - Disc 5

KRAUS: Symphony in D, Sinfonia da chiesa; Symphonies, in C# minor; in C; in C minor, Symphonie funebre - Concerto Cologne (Capriccio 10 430)

10 December 2016

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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