Wednesday 17 September 2014 Rāapa 17 Mahuru 2014

Today's schedule

12:00 AM Music Through the Night

Disc 1

LILBURN: Overture: Aotearoa; Allegro for Strings; Concert Overture in D; Introduction and Allegro; Four Canzonas; Diversions for Strings; Festival Overture - NZSO/John Hopkins; Ithaca College Festival Orch/Grant Cooper (Kiwi CD SLD 99)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

LIU TIAN HUA: Idyllic Tune; TRAD: Weeping River of Sorrow; ZHOU WEI: Celebrating the harvest of grapes; LIU JIN WEN: Ode to Shanmenxia Gorge; LIU TIAN HUA: Birdsong echoing in a quiet valley; RENG TONG XIANG: A bunch of flowers; HUA YAN JUN: Moon reflected in the twin-spring lake; LIU WEN JIN: Ballad of North Henan province - Yu Hong Mei (erhu), Wulin (konghou), Lui Yin Xuan (yang qin), Chen Zhe (pno) (Channel of China CCS SA 80206)

2:15 approx - Disc 3

DELIUS: Seadrift; Appalachia - John Shirley-Quirk (bar), London SO, Royal Phil/Richard Hickox (London 425 156)

3:20 approx - Disc 4

Music by STANFORD, FAURÉ, SCHUMANN, DELIUS, HANDEL, BACH, GRIEG arr Grainger - Martin Jones (pno) (Nimbus NI 5255)

4:35 approx - Disc 5

Train music by LANNER, J STRAUSS I, HOYER, J STRAUSS II, MEYER, E STRAUSS, Josef STRAUSS, GRAHL & LUMBYE - Slovak State Phil/Mica Eichenholz (Marco Polo 8.223470)

6:00 AM Classic Morning

6:00 CHERUBINI: Anacréon, Overture - CBSO/Lawrence Foster (Claves CD 50-9513)

REBER: Remembrance - Georgina Zellan-Smith (pno) (Ode CD MANU 5101)

MASSENET: Scène religieuse, from Les Erinnyes - Truls Mørk (cello), Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5137)

S GOSS: Gnossiennes, after Erik Satie - Tetra Guitar Quartet (Cadenza Music CAD CD 0460)

BACH: Violin Concerto in A minor BWV1041 - Oscar Shumsky (vln), Scottish CO (Nimbus NI 1757)

7:00 SCHUBERT: First movement, Allegro, from Symphony No 5 in Bb D485 - New Zealand SO/Victor Yampolsky (Kiwi CD SLC 215)

SCHUMANN: Three Romances Op 94 - Heinz Holliger (ob), Anton Kernjak (pno) (ECM 2395)

MILHAUD: Fantaisie pastorale Op 188 - Michael Korstick (pno), South West German Radio Orch/Alun Francis (CPO 777 162)

RAVEL arr Nicholls: Second movement, Mouvement de menuet, from Sonatine - Alison Nicholls (harp) (Private)

SMETANA: Polka, from The Bartered Bride - Janácek Phil/Theodore Kuchar (Brilliant Classics 93634)

8:00 Beauty Spot: MIYAGI: Haru no umi - Susan Hoeppner (fl), Rachel Gauk (gtr) (BIS CD 969)

Josef STRAUSS: Village Swallows of Austria, Waltz Op 164 - Vienna Phil/Carlos Kleiber (Sony SK 48376)

CHABRIER: Scherzo-valse, from Ten Picturesque Pieces - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion SACDA 67515)

ROSETTI: Symphony in C A9/KI21 - London Mozart Players/Matthias Bamert (Chandos CHAN 9567)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Third movement, Allegro vivacissimo, from Violin Concerto in D Op 35 - Nicola Benedetti (vln), Czech Phil/Jakub Hrusa (Decca 478 5338)

9:00 AM Composer of the Week

JEAN-PHILIPPE RAMEAU (1683-1764)

Thétis - Peter Harvey (bar), Ingrid Seifert (vln), London Baroque (BIS CD 1495)

Suite in E minor - William Christie (hpschd) (Harmonia Mundi HMX 290 8011)

Quam dilecta tabernacula - Véronique Gens, Isabelle Desrochers (sops), Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (countertenor), Hervé Lamy (ten), Peter Harvey, Marcos Loureiro de Sa (bars), Stephan Imbodem (bass), Le Concert Spirituel/Hervé Niquet (Virgin 5 22027)

10:00 AM William Shakespeare 450

The 154 Sonnets

Sonnet No 49: Against that time, if ever that time came

Read by Charles Pierard (RNZ)

10:02 AM BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(50) Louis Schwizgebel (pno), Royal String Quartet, Katarzyna Budnik-Galazka (vla), Marcin Zdunik (cello), Tomasz Januchta (dbass)

MOZART: Piano Sonata No 9 in D K311; MAHLER: Piano Quartet movement in A minor; STRAUSS arr Godowsky: Metamorphosen arranged for string septet (recorded in Cadogan Hall, London by the BBC)

11:00 AM The Works

HORNEMAN: A Hero's Life, Overture - Danish National SO/Johannes Gustavsson (Dacapo 6.220564)

PLEYEL: Sinfonia Concertante No 5 in F Ben115 - Gaby Pas-Van Riet (fl), Anne Angerer (ob), Hanno Dönneweg (bsn), Wolfgang Wipfler (hn), Stuttgart Radio SO/Johannes Moesus (CPO 777 606)

Noon Upbeat

Music news & current affairs with Eva Radich (RNZ)

1:30 PM Recent Releases

RACHMANINOV: No 4 in D; No 5 in G minor; No 6 in Eb, from Preludes Op 23 - Xiayin Wang (pno) (Chandos CHAN 10816)

SCHNITTKE: Suite in the Old Style - Natascia Gazzana (vln), Raffaella Gazzana (pno) (ECM 2356)

SCRIABIN: Rêverie Op 24; Poème languide Op 52/3 - Ivan Ilic (pno) (Heresy HERESY 015)

2:00 PM Afternoon Requests

K JENKINS: Sanctus; Hymn before action; Charge!, from The Armed Man, A Mass for Peace - Paul Beniston (tpt), National Youth Choir of Britain, London Phil/Karl Jenkins (Virgin 8 11015)

RUBINSTEIN: Kamennoi-Ostrov Op 10/19, Agitato - Joseph Banowetz (pno) (Naxos 8.223847)

MASCAGNI trans anon: Ave Maria, based on the Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana - Sergei Nakariakov (tpt), Vera Nakariakova (pno) (Teldec 0630 15687)

GARBAREK: As seen from above - Jan Garbarek (sax), Kim Kashkashian (vla), Manu Katché (drums) (ECM 1880)

MARTINU: Symphony No 2 - Czech Phil/Václav Neumann (Supraphon 11 0382)

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

3:00 PM CD Masters

Classic performances from the back catalogue

HAYDN: String Quartet in C Op 54/2 - Angeles String Quartet (rec 1994-1999) (Philips 464 650)

VICTORIA: Missa Ave maris stella - Westminster Cathedral Choir/David Hill (rec 1983) (Hyperion CDA 66114)

4:00 PM Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

LILBURN: Diversions for Strings - Ithaca College Festival Orch/Grant Cooper (Kiwi CD SLD 99)

BROUWER: Suite No 2 - Matthew Marshall (gtr) (Private)

GRANADOS: The maiden & the nightingale, from Goyescas - Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), Roger Vignoles (pno) (Decca 425 820)

GERSHWIN arr Robert R Bennett: Porgy & Bess, A Symphonic Picture - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.559107)

5:00 PM Cadenza

MASSENET: Le Roi de Lahore, Overture - Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5137)

HALVORSEN: Passacaglia after Handel - Alexandra Koll (vln), Heinrich Koll (vla) (Naxos 8.557606)

HOLST: Brook Green Suite - Royal Phil/Barry Wordsworth (Alto ALC 1013)

SAINT-SAËNS: Wedding Cake, Caprice-Valse Op 76 - Nicholas Walker (pno), London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Arte Nova ANO 378 570)

COPLAND: Old American Songs, Set 2, The little horses; Zion's walls; The golden willow tree; At the river; Ching-a-ring chaw - St Charles Singers, Elgin SO/Robert Hanson (Naxos 8.559297)

6:00 SHOSTAKOVICH: Adagio; Polka; Dance, from Golden Age Suite - New Zealand SO/Edwin Outwater (Private)

WENZEL: O golden dream of youth Op 302 - Lars Roos (pno) (Philips 412 998)

GABRIEL-MARIE arr Herman: Golden wedding - Mark Walton (cl), Iola Shelley (pno) (Private)

TRAD arr Beethoven: The golden robe, from 26 Welsh Songs WoO155 - Catrin Wyn Davies (sop), Christopher Maltman (bar), Marieke Blankestijn (vln), Ursula Smith (cello), Malcolm Martineau (pno) (DG 453 786)

YEGHIAZARIAN: Dances of the golden fish, from Sevan Suite No 2 - Armenian Phil/Loris Tjeknavorian (ASV CD DCA 1037)

BAX: Golden Eagle - Richard Nunn (pno), London Phil/Bryden Thomson (Chandos CHAN 9003)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV/ZIMBALIST: Fantasy on themes from The Golden Cockerel - Haik Kazazyan (vln), Andrey Shibko (pno) (Delos DE 3384)

7:00 PM Appointment

Claire Cowan

Kenneth Young talks with the NZ composer, artistic collaborator and director of the Blackbird Ensemble (RNZ)

8:00 PM Music Alive

BBC Proms 2014

Sixty-six programmes

(51) Alisa Weilerstein (cello), Czech Phil/Jirí Belohlávek

JANÁCEK: From the House of the Dead, Overture; DVORÁK: Cello Concerto in B minor Op 104; BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 7 in A Op 92 (recorded in the Royal Albert Hall, London by the BBC)

10:00 PM Day's End

GIULIANI arr Dyens: Rossiniana No 1 Op 119 - Roland Dyens (gtr), Quatuor Arthur-LeBlanc (ATMA ACD 2 2397)

RESPIGHI: Ancient Airs & Dances Suite No 3 - I Musici (Fonè SACD 063)

11:00 L DUBOIS: Octet for eight chromatic horns - Luc Bergé, Bart Cypers, Miek Laforce, Frank Clarysse, Jeron Billiet, Mark de Merlier, Bart Indevuyst, Bert Vanderhoeft (horns) (Fuga Libera FUG 550)

ONSLOW: Quintet in G for piano & strings Op 76 - Nepomuk Fortepiano Quintet (Brilliant Classics 93203)

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