Tuesday 23 December 2014 Rātū 23 Hakihea 2014

Today's schedule

12:00 AM Music Through the Night

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

Joy to the World: An American Christmas

TRAD: I wonder as I wander; O magnum mysterium; LAURINDSEN: O magnum mysterium; TRAD: Joy to the World; It came upon the midnight clear; HOLST: In the bleak midwinter; BILLINGS: Shepherds, rejoice!; TRAD: In dulci jubilo (original English); CHILCOTT: The Shepherd's carol; RUTTER: There is a flower; TRAD American: O little town of Bethlehem; TRAD: Angels we have heard on high; HOWELLS: A spotless rose; H PRAETORIUS: In dulci jubilo (German); BASSI: Quem pastores laudavere; BILLINGS: A Virgin Unspotted; RL Pearsall: In dulci jubilo; TRAD: O little town of Bethlehem; LEONTOVICH: Carol of the Bells - Handel & Haydn Society/Harry Christophers (Coro COR 16117)

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)

6:00 AM Classic Morning

6:00 TORELLI: Concerto a quattro per il santo natale Op 8/6, Christmas Concerto - Northwest CO, Seattle/Alun Francis (Hyperion CDH 55048)

MENDELSSOHN: Rondo capriccioso in E Op 14 - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pno) (Decca 468 600)

KORNGOLD: Dance in the Old Style - Helsinki Phil/John Storgårds (Ondine ODE 1182)

MOERAN: Whythorne's Shadow, from Two Pieces for Small Orchestra - English CO/Jeffrey Tate (EMI CDC 7 47945)

BACH arr Balsom: First movement, Allegro, from Trio Sonata No 5 BWV529 - Alison Balsom (tpt), Alina Ibragimova (vln), Alistair Ross (hpschd), Mark Caudle (vla da gamba) (EMI 5 58047)

GLIÈRE: Impromptu - Lavinia Meijer (harp) (Channel Classics CCS SA 31711)

SIBELIUS: Suite champêtre Op 98b - English String Orch/William Boughton (Nimbus NI 7716/7)

7:00 GJEILO: A spotless rose - Sofia Vocal Ensemble/Bengt Ollén (Footprint Records FRCD 060)

GUASTAVINO arr Cueto: La rosa y el sauce - José Miguel Cueto (vln), St Petersburg SO/Vladimir Lande (Marquis 81407)

DONIZETTI arr Lenczés: Oboe Concertino in F - Lajos Lencsés (ob), Arcata CO, Stuttgart/Patrick Strub (Hänssler CD 98.467)

STÖLZEL orch Klemperer: Bist du bei mir, from the Anna Magdalena Songbook - BBC SO/Leonard Slatkin (Chandos CHSA 5030)

TSABROPOULOS: Chant - Anja Lechner (cello), Vassilis Tsabropoulos (pno) (ECM 1888)

IBERT: Three Short Pieces for wind quintet - Berlin Phil Wind Quintet (BIS CD 536)

SAINT-SAËNS: Allegro Appassionato Op 70 - Stephen Hough (pno), CBSO/Sakari Oramo (Hyperion CDA 67331/2)

8:00 Beauty Spot: SCHUMANN: Träumerei, from Kinderszenen Op 15 - Maria João Pires (pno) (Erato 4509 94692)

CANNING: Fantasy on a Hymn by Justin Morgan - Cincinnati SO/Jesús López-Cobos (Telarc CD 80503)

SCHMITT: Sonatine en trio Op 85 - Emmanuel Pahud (fl), Paul Meyer (cl), Eric Le Sage (pno) (EMI 5 57948)

ALBÉNIZ: Seville, from Spanish Suite Op 47 - Aleksandr Tsiboulski (gtr) (Tsiboulski APT-CD 101)

ODERMATT: Summer, from Three Images Op 18 - Albrecht Mayer (ob), ASMF/Mathias Mönius (Decca 478 2564)

ALWYN: Suite of Scottish Dances - Royal Liverpool Phil/David Lloyd-Jones (Naxos 8.570704)

9:00 AM Christmastide

A New Zealand Christmas

TRAD arr Norman: Fanfare on Personent Hodie; While Shepherds watched their flocks by night; TRAD arr Bulla: Lo how a rose e'er blooming - Christchurch City Choir, Christchurch Cathedral Choir, Christchurch SO, Woolston Brass/Brian Law, Graham Hickman (CSO 242156)

BALDWIN: An Advent Prelude - Richard Apperley (organ of St James' Presbyterian Church, Newtown, Wellington) (Organism ORG 006)

O magnum mysterium; Lullay my liking - Choir of Wellington Cathedral of St Paul/Michael Fulcher (Raven OAR 924)

MENOTTI: Introduction, March & Shepherd's Dance, from Amahl & the Night Visitors - New Zealand SO/Andrew Schenck (Koch International 3-7005)

HAMILTON: Christmas Bells; I know Moonrise; Nunc Dimittis - Opus 1997/David Hamilton (Private)

MEWS: Pohutukawa Carol; Christmas, come in - Wanganui Schola Sacra Choir/Mark Leicester (Private)

SETCHELL: Toccata on Joy to the World, from Three Piece Suite - Martin Setchell (organ of Christchurch Town Hall) (Atoll ACD 600)

10:00 AM William Shakespeare 450

The 154 Sonnets

Sonnet No 146: Poor soul, the centre of my sinful earth

Read by Raymond Hawthorne (RNZ)

10:02 AM The Works

HAYDN: Symphony No 94 in G, Surprise - Collegium Musicum 90/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 0662)

BRAHMS: Variations & Fugue on a theme by Handel Op 24 - Garrick Ohlsson (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67777)

GRIEG: String Quartet No 1 in G minor Op 27 - Petersen Quartet (Capriccio 10 476)

FINZI: Clarinet Concerto Op 31 - Michael Collins (cl/dir), BBC SO (Chandos CHAN 10739)

Noon The Best of Upbeat 2014

Three programmes in which Radio New Zealand Concert's daily arts current-affairs programme looks back on some of its more memorable guests from 2014. They include pianist Michael Houstoun launching his monumental recording of the complete Beethoven Sonatas, conductor Nicholas McGegan talking about the naughty bits in Haydn's oratorio The Creation, composer Jack Body celebrating his 70th birthday, and Simon Denny detailing the FBI-seized assets from the Dotom Mansion (2) (RNZ)

1:30 PM Recent Releases

M HAYDN: Horn Concertino in D - Johannes Hinterholzer (hn), Salzburg Hofmusik/Wolfgang Brunner (CPO 777 538)

ZAMBONI: Archlute Sonata No 8 - Yavor Genov (archlute) (Brilliant Classics 94767)

2:00 PM Afternoon Requests

BACH: Cello Suite No 2 in D minor BWV1008 - Nina Kotova (cello) (Warner 2564 639411)

HANDEL: The Harmonious Blacksmith - John Williams (gtr) (CBS MK 42119)

SAINT-SAËNS: Violin Concerto No 3 in B minor Op 61 - Itzhak Perlman (vln), Paris Orch/Daniel Barenboim (DG 410 526)

(Box 123, Wellington or concert@radionz.co.nz)

3:00 PM CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

SCHUBERT: String Quintet in C D956 - Aeolian String Quartet, Bruno Schrecker (cello) (rec 1966) (RegisC 1278)

4:05 PM Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

BEETHOVEN: Egmont Overture Op 84 - Christchurch SO/William Southgate (Chch Symph Trust CHCH 004)

A RITCHIE: Flute Concerto Op 56 - Alexa Still (fl), Auckland CO/Peter Scholes (Atoll ACD 129)

PLEYEL: Symphony in C Ben128 - Capella Istropolitana/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.554696)

5:00 PM Cadenza

DEBUSSY orch Ravel: Danse, Tarentelle styrienne - Ulster Orch/Yan Pascal Tortelier (Chandos CHAN 9129)

MOZART: Third movement, Adagio, from Serenade No 10 in Bb K361, Gran Partita - Concerto Cologne/Anton Steck (Archiv 477 5800)

BACH: Sinfonia, from Christmas Oratorio BWV248 - ASMF/Neville Marriner (ABC Classics 472 044)

RACHMANINOV: Preludes, in B Op 32/11; in G# minor Op 32/12 - Steven Osborne (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67700)

MARTUCCI: Giga Op 61/3 - Rome SO/Francesco La Vecchia (Naxos 8.570929)

DVORÁK: Mazurek in E minor Op 49 - Anne-Sophie Mutter (vln), Berlin Phil/Manfred Honeck (DG 479 1060)

BRAHMS trans anon: Wie Melodien zieht es mir Op 105/1 - Sergei Nakariakov (tpt), Vera Nakariakova (pno) (Teldec 0630 15687)

MALATS arr Tárrega: Spanish Serenade - Owen Moriarty (gtr) (Manu CD MANU 5003/04)

ADAM arr Totzauer: O Holy Night - Leontyne Price (sop), Vienna Phil/Herbert von Karajan (Decca 421 103)

6:00 KRAUS: Azire, Ballet Music VB18 - New Zealand SO/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.570334)

KREISLER arr Rachmaninov/Lidström: Liebesleid - Mats Lidström (cello), Bengt Forsberg (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67184)

CRUSELL: Introduction & Variations on a Swedish Air Op 12 - Thea King (cl), London SO/Alun Francis (Hyperion CDA 66022)

STENHAMMAR: Molto espressivo e con intimissimo sentiment, from Fantasies Op 11 - Martin Sturfält (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67689)

WIRÉN: Serenade for Strings - Swedish CO/Petri Sakari (Caprice CAP 21513)

MORAEUS arr Moraeus/Jansson: Koppången - Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Bengan Jansson (acc/org), Kalle Moraeus (gtr/vln/mand), Svante Henryson (cello/dbass) (DG 459 685)

7:00 PM Sound Lounge

Ryan Smith hosts a weekly forum for contemporary music

7:00 Resound 2014

Eight programmes introduced by Kenneth Young

(8) BODY: Poems of Solitary Delights - NZSO/John Hopkins (recorded 21 October 1986 by RNZ)

LARDELLI: Bas - 175 East/James Gardner (recorded 5 May 2008 by RNZ)

TOAN: Witch Scarers - NZSO/Kenneth Young (recorded 5 May 2008 by RNZ)

CRESSWELL: Threnody for Mrs S who drowned at her baptism - Peter Vere-Jones (narrator), NZBC SO/Alex Lindsay (recorded 14 December 1973 by RNZ)

8:30 Mirror of Time 3

Stroma: Rowena Simpson (sop), Vesa-Matti Leppänen, Rebecca Struthers (vlns), Andrew Thomson (vl), Rowan Prior (cello)/Hamish McKeich

NORRIS: Prolation canon on a 1400BC Hurrian hymn to Nikkal; DESPREZ arr Norris: Angus Dei III, from Missa l'homme armé; EASTWOOD: The Spindle of Necessity; CICONIA arr Norris: Le Ray au Soleyl; BINNEY: Enfance; DE LA RUE arr Norris: Angus Dei, from Missa l'homme armé; MORGAN: Interiors; DE RORE arr Norris: Calami sonum ferentes; ISHII: Black Intention; BIBER arr Norris: Die Schlacht, from Battalia; BODY: Bai; CORDIER arr Norris: Tout par compass suy composes; WATSON: sundry good; ANON arr Norrish Tempus Transit Gelidum (recorded in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington by RNZ)

11:00 New Music Dreams

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