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Saturday 21 May 2016

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Progress, Patriotism and Protest

Three progammes

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

(1) Sousa waves the flag, Charles Ives remembers the civil war, William Grant Still imagines an Afro-American Symphony and organised labour takes to Broadway (RNZ)

1:00 Approx - Disc 1

MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No 3 in A minor Op 56, Scottish; orch Voss: Opening sketch of 'Scottish' Symphony; Piano Concerto No 3 in E minor; Hebrides Overture - Roberto Prosseda (pno), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch/Riccardo Chailly

2:10 Approx - Disc 2

RACHMANINOV: Cello Sonata in G minor Op 19; GRIEG: Cello Sonata in A minor Op 36 - Jamie Walton (cello), Daniel Grimwood (pno) (Signum SIGCD 172)

3:05 Approx - Disc 3

VANHAL: Missa Pastoralis in G; Missa Solemnis in C - Mary Haines (sop), Nina Stoddart (contralto), Colin Ainsworth (ten), Steven Pitkanen (bass), Voices New Zealand, Aradia Ensemble/Uwe Grodd (Naxos 8.555080)

4:15 Approx - Disc 4

GLASS: Violin Concerto No 2, The American Four Seasons - Robert McDuffie (vln), London Phil/Marin Alsop (Orange Mountain Music OMM 0072)

4:55 Approx - Disc 5

TOURNIER: Suite for flute, harp & string trio Op 34; SCHMITT: Suite en rocaille Op 84; PIERNÉ: Variations libres et finale Op 51; FRANÇAIX: Quintet for flute, harp & string trio; ROUSSEL: Serenade Op 30 - Mirage Quintet (Naxos 8.570444)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning

6:00 GERMAN: Romeo & Juliet, Prelude - BBC Concert Orch/John Wilson (Dutton CDLX 7156)

DVORÁK arr Lutz: Humoresque in Gb Op 101/7 - I Salonisti (London 458 382)

CPE BACH: Symphony in D Wq183/1 - Vienna Haydn Sinfonietta/Manfred Huss (BIS SACD 2098)

MOZART: Oboe Quartet in F K370 - Nash Ensemble (Virgin VC 7 91074)

J STRAUSS II: By the Elbe Op 477 - Slovak State Phil, Kosice/Alfred Walter (Marco Polo 8.223238

7:00 HANDEL: Concerto Grosso in D minor Op 6/10 - Aradia Ensemble/Kevin Mallon (Naxos 8.557358-60)

FAURÉ trans Wild: Après un rêve - Earl Wild (pno) (Sony SK 62036)

COLLINS: Vanity Fair - RTE Concert Orch/Ernest Tomlinson (Marco Polo 8.223522)

BOCCHERINI: Flute Quintet in C G427 - Carlo Ipata (fl), Auser Musici (Hyperion CDA 67646)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Character Dances, from The Nutcracker - Kirov Orch/Valery Gergiev (Philips 462 114)

8:00 BEETHOVEN: First movement, Allegro con brio, from Symphony No 5 in C minor Op 67 - New Zealand SO/Victor Yampolsky (Kiwi CD SLC 215)

GLUCK: Flute Concerto in G - Emmanuel Pahud (fl), Basel CO/Giovanni Antonini (Warner 0825 64626783)

DEBUSSY orch Ravel: Sarabande, from Pour le Piano - Royal Flemish Phil/Daniele Callegari (Talent DOM 2929 95)

GIULIANI: Potpourri No 2 Op 26 - Claudio Maccari, Paolo Pugliese (gtrs) (Brilliant Classics 93686)

GLAZUNOV: Wedding March Op 21 - Moscow SO/Igor Golovschin (Naxos 8.553839)

9:00 AM. The Works

RESPIGHI rev di Vittorio: Suite for strings - CO of New York "Ottorino Respighi"/Salvatore di Vittorio (Naxos 8.572332)

HERZOGENBERG: Trio in D for oboe, horn & piano Op 61 - Andre Schoch (tpt), Michael Massong (tbn), Friedrich Höricke (pno) (Dabringhaus & Grimm 603 1912)

10:00 AM. Your Choice

WAGNER: Symphony in C - Royal Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5097)

FIELD arr Lane: Concertino for flute & chamber orchestra - Jennifer Stinton (fl), Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (Dutton CDLX 7151)

THOMPSON: The pasture, from Frostiana - New Zealand Secondary Students' Choir 2011-12, tenors and basses/Andrew Withington (NZSSC)

LECOCQ arr Jacob: Mam'zelle Angot - National Phil/Richard Bonynge (Decca 411 898)

KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto in D Op 35 - James Ehnes (vln), Vancouver SO/Bramwell Tovey (Onyx 4016)

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Noon The RNZ Concert Classical Chart

This week's best-selling CDs

1:00 PM. Best of Upbeat

A recap from the week's national and international music news with Eva Radich (RNZ)

2:00 PM. Global Sounds

Indigenous music from around the world

3:00 PM. Saturday Concert

Auckland Arts Festival 2015 - Ata Reira

Rachel Alexander, Natasha Wilson (sops), Lachlan Craig (countertenor), Jeffrey Chang (ten), Rowan Johnston (bar), Nicholas Forbes (bass), Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir, New Zealand Youth Choir/Karen Grylls, David Squire, James Tibbles (org)

ANON: Te lucis ante terminum; ESENVALDS: Stars; WHITACRE: Lux aurumque; TALLIS: O nata lux; LAURIDSEN: O nata lux; T WEHI arr Wiremu: Waerenga-a-Hika; ELGAR arr Cameron: Lux Aeterna; GJEILO: Northern Lights; BATES: Observer in the Magellanic Cloud; SCHAFER: Epitaph for Moonlight; CHILCOTT: Canticles of Light; HAMILTON: Ecce beatum lucem (recorded in Auckland Town Hall by RNZ)

4:20 PM. Afternoon Serenade

BRUCH: Serenade Op 75 - Antje Weithaas (vln), NDR Radio Phil/Hermann Bäumer (CPO 777 846)

5:00 PM. The New Jazz Archive

Four programmes

Hosted by long-time jazz composer and musician, Jeff Haas, The New Jazz Archive is a series exploring the stories and sounds of jazz's place in American life

(4) The life and music of Louis Armstrong (American Public Radio)

6:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

GRENFELL: ... serenades and skirmishing - New Zealand SO/Kenneth Young (RNZ)

CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: Sonatina for flute & guitar Op 205 - Carol Hohauser (fl), Matthew Marshall (gtr) (Mr M Productions)

VIERNE: Scherzetto, from 24 Pièces en Style Libre Op 31 - Andrew Cantrill (organ of Wellington Cathedral of St Paul) (Trust MMT 2032)

SAINT-SAËNS: Septet in Eb Op 65 - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Arte Nova ANO 378 570)

7:00 PM. Music Alive

Blues to Bebop

James Morrison (tpt/piano et al), Hetty Kate (vocalist), William Morrison (gtr), Harry Morrison (dbass), David Jones (drums), Auckland Philharmonia/Brett Kelly

Australian multi-instrumentalist James Morrison joins with the Auckland Philharmonia to present a potted history of jazz, Blues to Bebop. From 'Basin Street Blues' through the swing of Benny Goodman and Duke Ellington to the bebop of Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis and on to the jazz fusion of Herbie Hancock and Weather Report (recorded in Auckland Town Hall by RNZ)

9:05 PM. Songs of Travel

MAHLER: Songs of a Wayfarer - Frederica von Stade (mezzo), Atlanta SO/Yoel Levi (Telarc CD 80499)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Songs of Travel - Bryn Terfel (bbar), Malcolm Martineau (pno) (DG 445 946)

ROSSINI: Arpa gentil, from The Journey to Reims - Inessa Galante (sop), unidentified harpist (CampionCD 1344)

10:00 PM. Day's End

HAYDN: Symphony No 85 in Bb, La Reine - Vienna Concentus Musicus/Nikolaus Harnoncourt (DHM 82876 60602)

GERSHWIN trans Wodehouse: Improvisations, Clap yo' hands; Looking for a boy; Maybe; My one & only; Someone to watch over me; Sweet & lowdown; 'S wonderful/Funny face; That certain feeling - Graham Scott (pno) (Deux-Elles DXL 1072)

C STAMITZ: Clarinet Concerto No 11 in Eb - Sabine Meyer (cl), ASMF/Iona Brown (dir) (EMI CDC 7 54842)

RACHMANINOV: Piano Trio No 2 in D minor, Élégiaque - Borodin Trio (Brilliant Classics 93423)

Sunday 22 May 2016

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

ELGAR: The Wand of Youth, Suites 1 and 2; Dream Children Op 43; Nursery Suite - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557166)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonatas, in C minor D958; in Bb D960 - Claudio Arrau (pno) (Philips 432 307)

2:20 approx - Disc 3

STRAUSS: Ewig einsam, from Guntram; Love Scene, from Feurersnot; Falke, Falke, du wiedergefundener, from Die Frau ohne Schatten; Träumerei am Kamin, from Intermezzo; In Syriens Glut…, from Die Liebe der Danae; Was erblicke ich?, from Daphne; Die schweigsame Frau, Potpourri; Di rigori armato il seno, from Der Rosenkavalier; Fröhlicher Beschluss, from Intermezzo - Ben Heppner (ten), Toronto SO/Andrew Davis (CBC SMCD 5142)

3:25 approx - Disc 4

Greatest Hits: Brass

Works for brass ensemble by Monteverdi, Gabrieli, Pachelbel, Desprez, Brade, Bach, Campra, Mozart, Friederich, Copland, Janácek, Dukas, Kodály, Mussorgsky - Various brass ensembles (Sony MLK 66708)

4:50 approx - Disc 5

KETÈLBEY: In a Persian Market; Wedgewood Blue; Chal Romano; In a Monastery Garden; The Clock and the Dresden Figures; Bells Across the Meadows Suite, In Holiday Mood; A Musical Jig-Saw; A Birthday Greeting; Algerian Scene; Cockney Suite, Bank Holiday, 'appy 'ampstead; Sunbeams and Butterflies; Knights of the King; Cockney Suite, At the Palais de Danse; In a Camp of the Ancient Britons, Fantasy - Peter Dawson, Raymond Newell (bars), Albert Sandler (vln); Albert Ketèlbey (pno), various ensembles (Pearl GEMM CD 9968)

6:00 AM. Sanctuary

BRAHMS: Geistliches Lied Op 30 - Graduate Choir/Terence Maskell, Elizabeth Salmon (org) (Atoll ACD 407)

ANON: Benedicta sit sancta Trinitas; LEIGHTON JONES: O lux beata Trinitas - Choir of Trinity College, University of Melbourne/Michael Leighton Jones (dir) (ABC Classics 476 294)

GIBBONS: Fantasias in three parts, Nos 6, 8 & 9 - London Baroque (BIS CD 1455)

RHEINBERGER: Mass in Eb Op 109 - Phoenix Bach Choir, Kansas City Chorale/Charles Bruffy (Chandos CHSA 5055)

SCHUBERT trans Maisky: Du bist die Ruh' D776 - Mischa Maisky (cello), Daria Hovora (pno) (DG 449 817)

BACH: Cantata No 129, Give honour to the Lord, (written for Trinity Sunday) - Ruth Holton (sop), Daniel Taylor (countertenor), Peter Harvey (bass), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists/John Eliot Gardiner (Soli Deo Gloria SDG 138)

STAINER: I saw the Lord, anthem for Trinity Sunday - Choir of Jesus College, Cambridge/Mark Williams, Benjamin Morris (org) (Signum SIGCD 409)

7:30 AM. Hymns on Sunday

A weekly selection of traditional and modern hymns (RNZ)

8:00 AM. Grace Notes

PUCCINI: Crisantemi - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (dir) (RNZ)

BEACH: Berceuse - Andreas Ottensamer (cl), Rotterdam Phil/Yannick Nézet-Séguin (DG 481 0131)

DEBUSSY: Reflets dans l'eau, from Images, Book 1 - Cécile Ousset (pno) (EMI CDC 7 49497)

PREISNER: Love, from Requiem for my friend - Dorota Slezak (vocalist), Jerzy Glowczewski (sax), Warsaw Sinfonia/Jacek Kaspszyk (Erato 3984 24146)

VILLA-LOBOS: Aria, from Bachianas Brasileiras No 5 - Anna Noakes (fl), Gillian Tingay (harp) (ASV White Line CD WHL 2101)

K FUCHS: American Rhapsody - Michael Ludwig (vln), London SO/JoAnn Falletta (Naxos 8.559723)

SANDSTROM: Song to Lotta - Stefan Schulz (bass tbn), Tomoko Sawano (pno) (BIS CD 1824)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Nocturne in D minor Op 19/4, from Six Piano Pieces Op 19 - Nina Kotova (cello), Moscow CO/Constantine Orbelian (Philips 462 612)

9:00 AM. The Works

ERNST: String Quartet in B - Thomas Christian Ensemble (CPO 777 894)

DOHNÁNYI: Ruralia Hungarica Op 32b - Danubia SO/Domonkos Héja (Warner 2564 62409)

10:00 AM. West Cork Chamber Music Festival 2015

Five programmes

(4) HANDEL: Trio Sonata in E minor HWV398; Forte e lieto, from Tamerlano; Da Tempeste, from Giulio Cesare; Cecilia, volgi un sguardo HWV89 - Maria Keohane (sop), Joshua Ellicott (ten), Arcangelo/Jonathan Cohen (recorded at St Brendon's Church, Bantry, Ireland by RTÉ Lyric FM)

11:00 AM. The Works

RAVEL: Daphnis & Chloé - Paris National Opera Chorus & Orch/Philippe Jordan (Erato 0825 646166848)

Noon The Critic's Choice

The top choices from leading overseas music magazines

SIBELIUS: Symphony No 2 in D Op 43 - Boston SO/Andris Nelsons (BSO Classics 1401)

1:00 PM. Vintage Years

Pianist Benno Moiseiwitsch

MEDTNER: Piano Sonata in G minor Op 22 (rec 1943) (Naxos 8.110675)

RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18 - with BBC SO/Malcolm Sargent (rec 1955) (Guild GHCD 2326)

MEDTNER: Russian Round Dance Op 58/1 - with Nikolai Medtner (pno duet) (rec 1946) (Naxos 8.110675)

2:00 PM. The Sunday Feature

Yehudi Menuhin - Statesman of his Century

Two programmes

(1) The New York-born violinist Yehudi Menuhin may be remembered best as a musician of virtuosic artistry, but he was also an outspoken and valiant campaigner for human rights. In the first of two programmes marking the centenary of his birth in April 1916, Jon Tolansky talks to the violinist's close personal friend Bruno Monsaingeon, who has produced a career spanning retrospective of Menuhin's performances, from his earliest recordings as a phenomenal 13 year old prodigy in 1929 up to his final recording in 1999 just a few weeks before his death at 82 years (RTÉ Lyric FM)

3:00 PM. Sunday Concert

Auckland Chamber Music Society Prize Concert 2014

MOZART: First & Second movements, Allegro; Larghetto, from Piano Trio No 3 in Bb K502; MENDELSSOHN: First movement, Allegro energico con fuoco, from Piano Trio No 2 in C minor Op 66 - Trinity Trio

SCHUBERT: Third, Fourth & Fifth movements, Scherzo; Andantino; Allegro giusto, from Piano Quintet in A D667, Trout - Goldnen Quintet

BEETHOVEN: First movement, Allegro, from Piano Trio No 1 in Eb Op 1/1; SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Trio No 1 in C minor Op 8 - Akato Piano Trio (recorded in the University of Auckland Music Theatre by RNZ)

4:15 PM. London Miniatures

ELGAR: Cockaigne Overture Op 40 - Royal Stockholm Phil/Sakari Oramo (BIS SACD 19939)

HAYDN: London Trio No 1 in C HobIV/1 - Jean-Pierre Rampal (fl), Isaac Stern (vln), Mstislav Rostropovich (cello) (CBS 37786)

IRELAND: Soho forenoons, from London Pieces - Eric Parkin (pno) (Chandos CHAN 9140)

TATE: London Fields - London Phil/Barry Wordsworth (Lyrita SRCD 214)

5:00 PM. The Secret Life of Piano Tuners

Julie Hill talks to the people who keep New Zealand's pianos sounding sweet, from old dungers to Steinway grands. We meet the man who tuned Paul McCartney's family "joanna" and hear stories of the itinerant piano tuners who were much sought after in 19th century New Zealand. People interviewed in this programme include: Anthony Fry - piano tuner, Chris O'Connor - percussionist, Dr Kirstine Moffat - author of Piano Forte: Stories and Soundscapes from Colonial New Zealand, David Jenkins - tuner, Yuji Nakamura - tuner, David Salmon - tuner, and Hermione Johnson - pianist (RNZ)

5:25 PM. Suites de Ballet

HOLST: Suite de ballet Op 10 - Northern Sinfonia/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9734)

FALLA ed Ligorio: El Amor Brujo, Suite - Daniel Ligorio (pno) (Naxos 8.555065)

6:00 PM. Opera on Sunday

Metropolitan Opera Season

Twenty-three operas from New York's Metropolitan Opera House

(21) VERDI: Otello, an opera in four acts

Desdemona.................. Hibla Gerzmava

Otello........................... Aleksandrs Antonenko

Cassio.......................... Alexey Dolgov

Iago.............................. Željko Lučić

Ludovico..................... James Morris

Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orch/Adam Fischer (EBU)

9:10 PM. From the New Zealand Collection

SPEAK: String Quartet - New Zealand String Quartet (RNZ)

RACHMANINOV: Cello Sonata in G minor Op 19 - Alexander Ivashkin (cello), Diedre Irons (pno) (RNZ)

10:00 PM. Day's End

FIBICH: Impressions from the Countryside Op 54 - Czech National SO/Marek Stilec (Naxos 8.572985)

BRAHMS: String Quintet No 2 in G Op 111 - Takács Quartet, Lawrence Power (vla) (Hyperion CDA 67900)

SALIERI: Symphony in D, Il Giorno Onomastico - Lukas Consort/Viktor Lukas (CampionCD 1330)

CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor Op 11 - Fumiko Shiraga (pno), Yggdrasil Quartet, Jan-Inge Haukås (dbass) (BIS CD 847)

Monday 23 May 2016

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

MENDELSSOHN: String Symphonies, No 9 in C; No 11 in F; No 12 in G minor - English String Orch/William Boughton (Nimbus NI 5143)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonatas, in F minor Op 2/1; in A Op 2/2; in C Op 2/3 - Michael Houstoun (pno) (Trust MMT 2011-3)

2:25 approx - Disc 3

Vêpres à la Vierge en Chine

Choral Vespers service from China - Shi Kelong (chant), Cyrille Gerstenhaber (sop), Christophe Laporte (countertenor), Benoit Porcherot, Howard Shelton (tens), Ronan Nédélec (bar), Choir of the North, Beijing, XVIII-21 Musique des Lumières/Jean-Christophe Frisch (K617 155)

3:40 approx - Disc 4

ELGAR: String Quartet in E minor Op 83; BRIDGE: Three Idylls; WALTON: String Quartet in A minor - Coull Quartet (Hyperion CDA 66718)

4:55 approx - Disc 5

BACH: Brandenburg Concertos, No 5 in D BWV1050; No 6 in Bb BWV1051; Concerto in A for oboe d'amore BWV1055; Concerto in D minor for violin & oboe BWV1060 - Munich Bach Orch/Karl Richter (Archiv 427 143)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 FUCÍK: Winter Storms Op 184 - Royal Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5158)

PRINCESS TE RANGI PAI: Hine e Hine - Georgina Zellan-Smith (pno) (Ode CD MANU 5101)

VIVALDI: Trio Sonata in C RV82 - L'Arte dell'Arco/Federico Guglielmo (dir) (Brilliant Classics 93810)

MINKUS arr March: Pas de deux, from Don Quixote - English Concert Orch/Richard Bonynge (Decca 421 818)

SAINT-SAËNS: Fantasy in A minor Op 95 - Ingrid Bauer (harp) (Master Performers MP 010)

STANFORD: Rondo in F - Gemma Rosefield (cello), BBC Scottish SO/Andrew Manze (Hyperion CDA 67859)

7:00 SUPPÉ: Isabella, Overture - Royal Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5110)

D SCARLATTI arr Attademo: Keyboard Sonata in D minor Kk213 - Luigi Attademo (gtr) (Brilliant Classics 9125)

WAXMAN: Suite from Captains Courageous - Cincinnati Pops Orch/Erich Kunzel (Telarc CD 80682)

WOOD: A State Ball at Buckingham Palace, from London Cameos Suite - Czecho-Slovak Radio SO, Bratislava/Adrian Leaper (Marco Polo 8.223402)

GODOWSKY: Studies on Chopin Etudes, No 21 in A on Op 10/11; No 22 in C# minor for the left hand on Op 10/12 - Marc-André Hamelin (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67411/2)

GLAZUNOV: Mélodie Op 20/1 - Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), Royal Phil/James Judd (Philips 462 588)

8:00 Beauty Spot: DELIUS arr Beecham: Fennimore & Gerda, Intermezzo - Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Norman Del Mar (Chandos CHAN 6502)

AURIC: Overture - London SO/Antal Dorati (Mercury 434 335)

MOZART: Fantasia in D minor K397 - Jill Crossland (pno) (Divine Art DDA 25111)

OFFENBACH: Intermezzo & Barcarolle, from Tales of Hoffmann - Christchurch Symphony/Marc Taddei (Atoll ACD 401)

KREISLER: Liebesleid; Liebesfreud; Polichinelle - Jack Liebeck (vln), Katya Apekisheva (pno) (Hyperion CDA 68040)

HERBERT: Three pieces for string orchestra - South West German CO/Sebastian Tewinkel (CPO 777 576)

9:00 AM. The Works

RÓZSA: Overture to a Symphony Concert - New Zealand SO/James Sedares (Koch International 3-7191)

DVORÁK: Piano Concerto in G minor Op 33 - Francesco Piemontesi (pno), BBC SO/Jirí Belohlávek (Naïve V 5327)

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics

COWEN: The Butterfly's Ball, Concert Overture - BBC National Orch of Wales/Rumon Gamba (Chandos CHAN 10797)

STRAVINSKY: The Fairy's Kiss - Cleveland Orch/Oliver Knussen (DG 449 205)

J RITCHIE: Concertino in A for clarinet & strings - Marina Sturm (cl), NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (vln/dir) (Trust MMT 2040)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No 5 in D minor Op 47 - London Phil/Kurt Masur (LPO 0001)

12:00 G GABRIELI arr Crees & Block: Sonata pian e forte; Canzon on the 12th tone; Canzon on the 7th tone - Chicago SO/Brass/Mark Ridenour (Chicago SO CSOR 901 1103)

ALBÉNIZ: Spanish Suite Op 47 - Alicia de Larrocha (pno) (Decca 417 887)

1:00 PM. Upbeat with Eva Radich

Music news & current affairs (RNZ)

2:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

BRIDGE: There is a Willow Grows aslant a Brook - NZSO CO/Nicholas Braithwaite (Koch International 3-7139)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Three Shakespeare Songs - Auckland Dorian Choir/Karen Grylls (Manu CD MANU 1516)

K YOUNG: The Enchanted Dance Hall - Woolston Brass/David Gallaher (Woolston Brass CDWB 3896340/01)

SCHUBERT: Violin Sonata in A D574 - Robin Wilson (vln), Kemp English (pno) (Ode CD MANU 5082)

3:00 PM. Classic Afternoons with David Morriss

BEETHOVEN: Coriolan Overture Op 62 - Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood (L'Oiseau-Lyre 425 696)

LISZT: Petrarch Sonnet No 104, from Années de Pèlerinage, Year 2, Italy - Angela Hewitt (pno) (Hyperion CDA 68067)

GRIFFES: The Pleasure-Dome of Kubla Khan - Buffalo Phil/JoAnn Falletta (Naxos 8.559164)

STATHAM: Suite for flute & string quartet - Adrianna Lis (fl), Puertas Quartet (Atoll ACD 881)

SINDING: Suite in A minor in the Old Style Op 10 - Henning Kraggerud (vln), Razumovsky SO/Bjarte Engeset (Naxos 8.554497)

BASSI: Concert Fantasia, Variations on Caro nome, from Verdi's Rigoletto - Mark Walton (cl), Simon Ballard (pno) (Chalumeau EBY 003)

HOLST: A Moorside Suite - Dallas Wind Symphony/Howard Dunn (Reference Recordings-39 CD)

STRAUSS: Horn Concerto No 2 in Eb - David Pyatt (horn), Britten Sinfonia/Nicholas Cleobury (EMI CD EMX 2238)

5:00 ELGAR: Pomp & Circumstance March No 1 - BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Chorus & Orch/Leonard Slatkin (Warner 2564 61552)

PABST: Paraphrase on Sleeping Beauty, after Tchaikovsky - Earl Wild (pno) (Sony SK 62036)

VEJVANOVSKY: Serenada - Ars Antiqua Austria/Gunar Letzbor (dir) (Symphonia SY 96151)

FLETCHER: Festival Toccata - Jeremy Woodside (organ of ChristChurch Cathedral, Christchurch) (ChristChurch Cathedral)

KOSHKIN: Usher Waltz Op 29 - John Couch (gtr) (John Couch JB 1000)

PIAZZOLLA arr Desyatnikov: Otoño porteño (Autumn in Buenos Aires), from Four Seasons in Buenos Aires - Gidon Kremer (vln/dir), Kremerata Baltica (Nonesuch 7559 79568)

6:00 BAX: Rogue's Comedy Overture - BBC Phil/Vernon Handley (Chandos CHAN 10122)

SCHULZ-EVLER: Arabesques on themes from The Blue Danube - Benjamin Grosvenor (pno) (Decca 478 5334)

SIBELIUS: Serenade No 1 in D Op 69a - Baiba Skride (vln), Tampere Phil/Santtu-Matias Rouvali (Orfeo C 896 152 A)

MOZART: Per pietà, ben mio, from Così fan tutte - Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), London SO/Colin Davis (Philips 411 148)

GRAINGER: To a Nordic Princess - Danish National Radio SO/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9721)

7:00 PM. Music Alive

Michael Houstoun (pno), Orchestra Wellington/Marc Taddei

BALAKIREV: Overture on Russian Themes; KHACHATURIAN: Piano Concerto in Db; TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No 5 in E minor Op 64 (recorded in the Michael Fowler Centre by RNZ)

8:45 PM. Nocturnes

HAYDN: Notturno No 4 in C HobII/31 - Marten Root (fl), Michael Niesemann (ob), Mozzafiato & L'Archibudelli (Sony SK 62878)

MOSONYI: Grand Nocturne - Kassai Trio (Marco Polo 8.225042)

DEBUSSY: Nocturnes - New England Conservatory Chorus, Boston SO/Claudio Abbado (DG 415 370)

10:00 PM. Day's End

GLIÈRE: Horn Concerto in Bb - Sergei Nakariakov (flugelhorn), Jena Phil/Andrey Boreyko (Teldec 8573 85558)

SCHUBERT: Piano Trio No 1 in Bb D898 - Eisenstadt Haydn Trio (Capriccio 71 102)

WIRÉN: Symphony No 3 Op 20 - Norrköping SO/Thomas Dausgaard (CPO 999 677)

BACH: English Suite No 6 in D minor BWV811 - András Schiff (pno) (Decca 421 640)

Tuesday 24 May 2016

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

REGER: Variations and Fugue on a theme of Beethoven; A Ballet Suite; Four Böcklin Tone Pictures - Norrköping SO/Leif Segerstam (BIS CD 601)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

VIVALDI: Concertos for violin & orchestra Op 11, No 1 in D; No 2 in E minor; No 3 in A; No 4 in G; No 5 in C minor; No 6 in G minor - Stanley Ritchie (vln), Frank De Bruine (ob), Academy of Ancient Music/Christopher Hogwood (Oiseau-Lyre 436 172)

2:35 approx - Disc 3

SCHUMANN: Spanische Liebeslieder Op 138; Piano Quartet in Eb Op 47; Andante & Variations for two pianos, two cellos & horn - Kathleen Battle (sop), D'Anna Fortunato (contralto), John Aler (ten), Dominic Cossa (bar), Charles Wadsworth, Richard Goode (pnos), Jaime Laredo (vln), Walter Trampler (vla), Leslie Parnas, Laurence Lesser (cellos), John Barrows (horn) (ASV CD AMM 155R)

3:45 approx - Disc 4

IRELAND: Decorations; The Almond Tree; Preludes; Rhapsody; The Towing-Path; Merry Andrew; Summer Evening; Piano Sonata in E minor - Eric Parkin (pno) (Chandos CHAN 9056)

4:55 approx - Disc 5

BACH arr various: Air, from Orchestral Suite No 3 in D BWV1068; Beloved Jesu, We are Here; Christmas Oratorio, Sinfonia; Oboe Concerto in F BWV1053, Siciliano; Prelude in Eb minor; Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring; Sarabande, Minuet and Badinerie, from Orchestral Suite No 2 in B minor BWV1067; First movement, Allegro, from Brandenburg Concerto No 4 in G BWV1049,; Sleepers Awake; Sanctify Us by Thy Goodness; Second movement, Adagio, from Concerto in C minor for oboe and violin BWV1060; Second movement, Andante, from Keyboard Concerto No 7 in G minor BWV1058; Second movement, Largo ma non troppo, from Concerto in D minor for two violins BWV1043; Prelude in C; Sheep May Safely Graze - Various artists (London 440 082)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 HOLST: Lyric Movement for viola - Cecil Aronowitz (vla), English CO/Imogen Holst (Lyrita SRCD 223)

SUK: Elegy Op 23 - Sitkovetsky Trio (BIS SACD 2059)

BOWERMAN: String Quartet on a Prelude, Chorale & Fugue of César Franck - Bronte Quartet (Champs Hill CHRCD 033)

CHOPIN: Rondo in C Op 73 - Samson François, Pierre Barbizet (pno duo) (EMI 2 12695)

JC BACH: Symphony in D Op 18/4 - Failoni Orch/Hanspeter Gmür (Naxos 8.553367)

7:00 RAFF: Romeo & Juliet, Overture - Philharmonia/Francesco d'Avalos (ASV CD DCA 793)

ELGAR: Gavotte - Marat Bisengaliev (vln), Benjamin Frith (pno) (Black Box BBM 1016)

IPPOLITOV-IVANOV: Procession of the Sardar, from Caucasian Sketches Op 10 - Tasmanian SO/Shalom Ronly-Riklis (ABC Classics 464 194)

GUANG orch Suzuki: Colourful Clouds Chasing the Moon - Hong Kong Phil/Kenneth Jean (Marco Polo 8.223911)

MOMPOU arr Lechner/Couturier: Canción y Danza 6 - Anja Lechner (cello), François Couturier (pno) (ECM 2367)

BORNE orch Dodgson: Fantaisie Brillante on Bizet's Carmen - Jean-Pierre Rampal (fl), Royal Phil/Plácido Domingo (CBS MK 42100)

8:00 Beauty Spot: GLUCK: Che farò senza Euridice?, from Orpheus & Euridice - Vesselina Kasarova (mezzo), Bavarian Radio Choir, Munich Radio SO/Friedrich Haider (RCA 09026 68522)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Six Studies in English Folk Song - Anthony Pike (cl), John Lenehan (pno) (Naxos 8.573191)

CHABRIER: Fête Polonaise; Danse Slave, from Le Roi malgré lui - Swiss Romande Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5122)

GRIEG: Allegretto, from Violin Sonata No 3 in C minor - Andreas Brantelid (cello), Christian Ihle Hadland (pno) (BIS SACD 2120)

MENDELSSOHN: Rondo Brillant in Eb Op 29 - John Ogdon (pno), London SO/Aldo Ceccato (Testament SBT 1288)

9:00 AM. The Works

RESPIGHI: Violin Sonata in E minor, after Bach's Violin Sonata in E minor BWV1023 - Michael Erxleben (vln/dir), New Berlin CO (Capriccio 10 563)

DEBUSSY orch Büsser: Petite Suite - Ulster Orch/Yan Pascal Tortelier (Chandos CHAN 8756)

ZEMLINSKY: String Quartet No 1 in A Op 4 - Artis Quartet (Nimbus NI 5563)

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics

REICHA: Wind Quintet in Eb Op 88/2 - Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet (BIS CD 1802)

COPLAND: El Salón México - BBC SO/Leonard Slatkin (BBC Music BBC MM 98)

CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: Chamber Concerto for oboe & string orch Op 146 - Lajos Lencsés (ob), Stuttgart Arcata CO/Patrick Strub (Hänssler CD 98.467)

FAURÉ: Violin Sonata No 1 in A Op 13 - Tasmin Little (vln), Martin Roscoe (pno) (Chandos CHAN 10812)

SCHUBERT: Symphony No 6 in C D589, Little - CO of Europe/Claudio Abbado (DG 423 654)

12:00 RAVEL: Boléro - Berlin Phil/Herbert von Karajan (DG 427 250)

HUMMEL: Piano Concerto in C Op 34a - Howard Shelley (pno/dir), London Mozart Players (Chandos CHAN 10216)

1:00 PM. Upbeat with Eva Radich

Music news & current affairs (RNZ)

2:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

MCLEOD: Cambridge Suite - New Zealand SO/Kenneth Young (RNZ)

LISZT: Der du von dem Himmel bist; Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh - Keith Lewis (ten), David Harper (pno) (Trust TRI 3002)

CARR: Waiheke Island - Amoris Consort (Amoris AR 1002)

KOZELUCH: Piano Sonata in F Op 5 - Kemp English (fpno) (Grand Piano GP 643)

3:00 PM. Classic Afternoons with David Morriss

WAGNER: Tannhäuser, Venusberg Music - Vienna Singverein, Vienna Phil/Georg Solti (Decca 475 8502)

BELLINI: Sleepwalking scene, from La Sonnambula - Renée Fleming (sop), Florence May Festival Chorus, Orch of St Luke's/Patrick Summers (Decca 467 101)

HAYDN: String Quartet in Eb Op 76/6 - Fine Arts Quartet (Music & Arts CD 1154 (8))

MYASKOVSKY: Symphony No 19 in Eb Op 46 - USSR SO/Evgeny Svetlanov (Warner 2564 69689-8)

RÖNTGEN: Trio No 4 in D, Walzer Suite - Lendvai String Trio (Champs Hill CHRCD 068)

ALBÉNIZ: Iberia, Book 4, Málaga; Jerez; Eritaña - Alicia de Larrocha (pno) (Decca 417 887)

5:00 VERDI arr Genin/Pierre: Fantasy on A Masked Ball - Patrick Gallois (fl), Fabrice Pierre (harp), Richard Friedman (vln), London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (DG 445 822)

PIAZZOLLA: Libertango; Oblivion - Versus Ensemble (Naxos 8.570523)

TRAD arr Harty: Londonderry Air - Ulster Orch/Bryden Thomson (Chandos CHAN 7033)

BOCCHERINI: Introduction & Fandango - Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (Delos DE 3144)

DVORÁK: Slavonic Dances, in E minor Op 72/2; in Ab Op 46/3 - Cleveland Orch/George Szell (EMI CDC 7 47618)

6:00 GOTTSCHALK: Le Songe d'une nuit d'été - Steven Mayer (pno) (Naxos 8.559693)

L BOULANGER arr Heifetz: Nocturne - Janine Jansen (vln), Itamar Golan (pno) (Decca 478 2256)

BERLIOZ: Le Spectre de la Rose, from Les Nuits d'été - Bernarda Fink (mezzo), Berlin Deutsches SO/Kent Nagano (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 1932)

SALZEDO: Song in the Night - Yolanda Kondonassis (harp) (Telarc CD 80418)

WHITACRE: Water night - Polyphony/Stephen Layton (Hyperion CDA 67543)

TOBIAS: Now Rest Beneath Night's Shadow - Ene Salumäe (org) (Ondine ODE 1221)

FITELBERG: Nachtmusik Op 9 - Joaquin Valdepeñas (cl), Bryan Epperson (cello), Kara Huber (celesta) (Chandos CHAN 10877)

MOZART: Serenade No 6 in D K239, Serenata notturna - North German Radio SO/Günter Wand (Profil PH 05006)

7:00 PM. Music Alive

Jian Liu (pno)

BYRD: Hughe Ashton's Ground; GUBAIDULINA: Chaconne; BACH trans Busoni: Chaconne, from Violin Partita No 2 in D minor; BEETHOVEN: Six Variations in F on an original theme Op 34; BRAHMS: Variations on a theme by Paganini Op 35 (recorded in Expressions, Upper Hutt by RNZ)

8:20 PM. Bass Connections

BOTTESINI arr Meyer: Double Bass Concerto No 2 in B minor - Edgar Meyer (dbass), Saint Paul CO/Hugh Wolff (Sony SK 60956)

MEYER: Duet for cello & bass - Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Edgar Meyer (dbass) (Sony SK 66782)

BRYARS: Laude novella; Ave regina gloriosa; Ave donna santissima; Venite a laudare (Lauda 2, 7, 3, 1) - Trio Mediaeval (ECM 1869 (476 1241))

MAHLER: Fourth movement, Adagietto, from Symphony No 5 in C# minor - New York Phil/Zubin Mehta (Teldec 2292 46152)

KOUSSEVITZKY: Valse miniature Op 1 No 2; Humoresque Op 4 - Gary Karr (dbass), Harmon Lewis (pno) (VQR 2031)

COPLAND: Appalachian Spring - Atlanta SO/Louis Lane (Telarc SACD 60648)

TRAD arr Kalaniemi/Lehti: Sven i Rosengård - Maria Kalaniemi (vocalist), Pekka Lehti (dbass) (Aito Records AICD015)

LEPISTÖ: Helsinki - Markku Lepistö (accordion), Pekka Lehti (dbass) (Aito AITO 440125)

10:00 PM. Day's End

BRUCH: Violin Concerto No 2 in D minor Op 44 - James Ehnes (vln), Montreal SO/Mario Bernardi (CBC SMCD 5222)

REINECKE: Symphony No 1 in A Op 79 - Rhenish Phil/Alfred Walter (Marco Polo 8.223117)

GLAZUNOV: String Quintet in A Op 39 - Nash Ensemble (Onyx 4067)

SCHUMANN: Piano Quartet in Eb Op 47 - Daniel Hope (vln), Paul Neubauer (vla), David Finckel (cello), Wu Han (pno) (DG 479 4609)

Wednesday 25 May 2016

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

A SCARLATTI: Agar et Ismaele esiliati, Sinfonia; Concerto No 3; San Filippo Neri, Introduttione; Concerto No 6; Il primo omicidio, Sinfonia; Concerto No 5; L'Assunzione della Beata Vergine, Sinfonia; Concerto No 4; Il trionfo della Vergine assunta in Cielo, Sinfonia; Concerto No 1; Il giardino di rose, Sinfonia; Concerto No 2 - Accademia Bizantina/Ottavio Dantone (dir/harpsichord) (Decca 470 650)

1:15 approx - Disc 2

GENISHTA: Nocturne; TCHAIKOVSKY: Pezzo Capriccioso Op 62; Solo from Sleeping Beauty; RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Serenade; GLAZUNOV: Elegy in memorial of Franz Liszt Op 17; Spanish Serenade Op 20/2; RACHMANINOV: Prelude Op 2/1; Oriental Dance Op 2/2; ROSLAVETS: Dance of the white girls; MOSLOV: Legende Op 5; PROKOFIEV: Adagio from Cinderella Op 97; SHOSTAKOVICH: Moderato - Alexander Ivashkin (cello), Ingrid Wahlberg (pno) (Manu CD 1426)

2:20 approx - Disc 3

M-A CHARPENTIER: Te Deum; MOZART: Te Deum; VERDI: Te Deum; PÄRT: Te Deum - Elisabetta Scano, Cinzia Forte (sops), Cristina Sogmaister (mezzo), Declan Kelly (ten), Riccardo Novaro (bass), St Cecilia Academy Choir & Orch/Myung-Whun Chung (DG 469 076)

3:45 approx - Disc 4

MOZART: Piano Sonatas, in C KV330; in A KV331; in F KV332 - Maria João Pires (pno) (DG 431 760)

5:05 approx - Disc 5

CHABRIER: Fete Polonaise from Le Roi malgré lui; GLINKA: Kamarinskaya; SIBELIUS: Andante festivo; GLINKA: Valse fantaisie; BOLZONI: Minuetto; DVOŘÁK: Humoresque Op 101/7; DARZINS: Valse melancolique; ELLINGTON: Solitude; SHOSTAKOVICH: Romance from The Gadfly; MUSSORGSKY: Gopak; DEBUSSY: Clair de Lune; SCHUMANN: Abendlied Op 107/6; MEDINS: Aria; GERSHWIN: Promenade, Walking the Dog; SOUSA: The Stars and Stripes Forever - Detroit SO/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 9227)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 HANDEL: Oboe Concerto No 1 in Bb - Heinz Holliger (ob), English CO/Raymond Leppard (Philips 426 082)

POLDINI arr Kreisler: Dancing Doll - Midori (vln), Robert McDonald (pno) (Sony SK 89700)

HOPE: Four French Dances - City of Prague Phil/Gavin Sutherland (ASV White Line CD WHL 2147)

ELMS: Gazelle - Roderick Elms (pno), Royal Phil/Stephen Bell (Dutton CDLX 7175)

ANON: Greensleeves to a ground - Hespèrion XXI/Jordi Savall (dir) (Alia Vox AV 9820)

N BOULANGER: Prière - Vienna Bohème Quartet (Koch Schwann 3-6718)

BECK: Sinfonia in Eb Op 1/4 - NZSO CO/Donald Armstrong (Naxos 8.554071)

7:00 WEBER: Euryanthe, Overture - Tapiola Sinfonietta/Jean-Jacques Kantorow (BIS SACD 1760)

VIVALDI arr Brüggen: Violin Concerto in D RV214 - Amsterdam Loeki Stardust Quartet (Decca 425 222)

HAYDN: Notturnos for two flutes & two horns HobII/D5 - Vienna Ensemble Bella Musica/Michael Dittrich (dir) (Harmonia Mundi HMA 195 1057)

DVORÁK: Slavonic Dance in E minor Op 72/2 - Royal Phil/Douglas Bostock (Tring International TRP 074)

SHOSTAKOVICH: Merry March in D - Margarete Babinsky, Holger Busch (pno duo) (Capriccio 71 087/88)

SIBELIUS: Finland Awakes - Lahti SO/Osmo Vänskä (BIS CD 1115)

8:00 Beauty Spot: HILDEGARD OF BINGEN: Columba aspexit - Emma Kirkby, Emily van Evera, Poppy Holden, Judith Stell (sops), Doreen Muskett (symphony)/Christopher Page (dir) (Hyperion CDA 66039)

GRIEG arr Delius: Norwegian Bridal Procession, from Grieg's Pictures of Norwegian Life Op 19 - Bergen Phil/Andrew Davis (Chandos CHSA 5131)

BARRIOS MANGORE: The Cathedral - Craig Ogden (gtr) (Chandos CHAN 9743)

PURCELL: Trumpet Sonata in D - John Wallace (tpt), Philharmonia/Christopher Warren-Green (Nimbus NI 1757)

GRIFFES: The White Peacock Op 7/1 - Buffalo PO/JoAnn Falletta (Naxos 8.559164)

SCHUMANN: Third movement, Scherzo, from Piano Trio No 3 in G minor Op 110 - Isabelle Faust (vln), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello), Alexander Melnikov (pno) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2196)

SAINT-SAËNS arr Glennie: Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso Op 28 - Evelyn Glennie (marimba), National Phil/Barry Wordsworth (RCA 60242-2-RC)

9:00 AM. The Works

SCHUBERT: Piano Sonata No 13 in A D664 - Benjamin Hochman (pno) (Avie AV 2281)

JONGEN: Violin Concerto in B minor Op 17 - Philippe Graffin (vln), Royal Flemish Phil/Martyn Brabbins (Hyperion CDA 68005)

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics

SPOHR: Nonet in F Op 31 - Consortium Classicum (Orfeo C 155 871 A)

MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No 1 in C minor Op 11 - Berlin Deutsches SO/Vladimir Ashkenazy (Decca 470 946)

BACH: Violin Sonata in G BWV1019a - Reinhard Goebel (vln), Robert Hill (hpschd) (Archiv 427 152)

RR BENNETT: Songs before sleep, The mouse and the bumble-bee; Wee Willie Winkie; Twinkle, twinkle, little star; Baby, baby, naughty baby; As I walked by myself; There was an old woman (for Jonathan Lemalu) - Jonathan Lemalu (bbar), Philharmonia/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 10389)

KARLOWICZ: Serenade in C Op 2 - Warsaw Phil/Antoni Wit (Naxos 8.572274)

12:00 CLEMENTI: Keyboard Sonata in B minor Op 40/2 - Howard Shelley (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67819)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Symphony No 4 in F minor - Atlanta SO/Robert Spano (ASO Media 1005)

1:00 PM. Upbeat with Eva Radich

Music news & current affairs (RNZ)

2:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

HILL: String Quartet No 7 in A - Dominion Quartet (Naxos 8.572446)

BRAHMS: Piano Sonata No 3 in F minor Op 5 - Jeffrey Grice (pno) (Gold CV-S 006G)

3:00 PM. Classic Afternoons with David Morriss

GERSHWIN: Tip-Toes, Overture - New Princess Theatre Orch/John McGlinn (EMI CDC 7 47977)

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

PASCULLI arr Christ: Fantasy on the opera Poliuto - Céline Moinet (ob), Sarah Christ (harp) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2175)

RICHTER: Sinfonia con fuga in G minor - Czech Baroque Orch/Roman Válek (Supraphon SU 4177)

TOLDRÀ: Vistas al mar - Zemlinsky Quartet (Praga PRD 250 295)

J STRAUSS II arr anon: The Queen's Lace Handkerchief, Potpourri - Slovak State Phil/Christian Pollack (Marco Polo 8.225074)

LISZT: Petrarch Sonnet No 123 - David Wilde (pno) (Delphian DCD 34118)

STRAVINSKY: The Firebird, Suite - Chicago SO/Carlo Maria Giulini (EMI 5 85974)

5:00 BRIDGE: Rebus - London Phil/Nicholas Braithwaite (Lyrita SRCD 243)

KHACHATURIAN: Dance of Aegina; Grand Adagio, from Spartacus - Hideko Udagawa (vln), Boris Berezovsky (pno) (Nimbus NI 6269)

CATALANI: Ebben?...Ne andrò lontana, from La Wally - Maria Chiara (sop), National Phil/Kurt Herbert Adler (Decca 475 6250)

MAXWELL DAVIES arr Jackson: Farewell to Stromness - Caliban Quartet (BIS Northern Lights CD 5012)

D SCARLATTI arr Tommasini: Good-Humoured Ladies - English Concert Orch/Richard Bonynge (Decca 421 818)

6:00 LARSSON: Lyric Fantasy Op 54 - Helsingborg SO/Andrew Manze (CPO 777 671)

DUBOIS: Fantasy for harp & orchestra - Emmanuel Ceysson (harp), Avignon Provence Regional Orch/Samuel Jean (Naïve V 5419)

MERTZ: Hungarian Fantasy - Owen Moriarty (gtr) (Manu CD MANU 5003/04)

SARASATE: Fantasy on Mozart's Don Giovanni Op 51 - Tianwa Yang (vln), Navarra SO/Ernest Martínez Izquierdo (Naxos 8.572276)

LANGFORD: Fantasy on British Sea Songs - Royal New Zealand Navy Band/Owen Clarke (Royal NZ Navy NAVY 001)

7:00 PM. Music Alive

Carnegie Hall Live!

Eight programmes from New York City

(6) Laura Claycomb (sop), Joyce DiDonato (mezzo), Lawrence Brownlee (tenor), Philadelphia Orchestra/Maurizio Benini

ROSSINI: Overture to Aureliano in Palmira; CARAFA: O, di sorte crudel, from Le nozze di Lammermoor; DONIZETTI: Una furtiva lagrima; Prendi, per me sei libero, from L'elisir d'amore; PACINI: Ove t'aggiri, o barbaro, from Stella di Napoli; BELLINI: Oh! quante volte; Ah! mia Giulietta, from I Capuleti e i Montecchi; DONIZETTI: Aria, from La Favorite; ROSSINI: Reidi al soglio, from Zelmira; Le Comte Ory, Act 2 Trio (recorded by WQXR in association with Carnegie Hall)

9:00 PM. Fugal Fun

FRANCK trans Ophee: Prelude, Fugue & Variation Op 18 - Amadeus Guitar Duo (Naxos 8.57440)

MOZART: Three-part Adagio & Fugue No 4 in F K404a, after JS Bach's Organ Sonata BWV527 & Contrapunctus 8 from Art of Fugue BWV1080 - TrioFenix (Fuga Libera FUG 569)

HOLST: A Fugal Concerto - Edward Beckett (fl), Malcolm Messiter (ob), London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Arte Nova ANO 340 220)

SCHUMANN: Seven Fugal Piano Pieces Op 126 - Eric Le Sage (pno) (Alpha 169)

BEETHOVEN: Grosse Fuge in Bb Op 133 - Brentano Quartet (Aeon AECD 1438)

10:00 PM. Day's End

STANFORD: Oedipus Rex, Prelude Op 29 - BBC National Orch of Wales/Rumon Gamba (Chandos CHAN 10797)

CHAUSSON: Poème Op 25 - Hideko Udagawa (vln), London Phil/Kenneth Klein (Nimbus NI 6316)

LILBURN: Symphony No 2 - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.555862)

SPOHR: String Quartet No 23 in E Op 82/1 - Moscow Philharmonic Concertino String Quartet (Marco Polo 8.225983)

TELEMANN: Flute Concerto in D TWV51/D1 - Alexis Kossenko (fl/dir), Les Ambassadeurs (Alpha 200)

FALLA arr Kochanski: Popular Spanish Suite - Timora Rosler (cello), Klára Würtz (pno) (Brilliant Classics 9157)

Thursday 26 May 2016

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

RACHMANINOV: Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor Op 30; PROKOFIEV: Piano Concerto No 3 in C Op 26 - Martha Argerich (pno), RIAS SO, Berlin Phil/Riccardo Chailly (Artists Live FED 049)

1:05 approx - Disc 2

DVORÁK: Five Bagatelles for two violins, cello & harmonium Op 47; String Quintet in Eb Op 97; Terzetto in C for two violins & viola Op 74 - Robert Ireland (harmonium), Patrick Ireland (vla), Lindsay String Quartet (ASV CD DCA 806)

2:15 approx - Disc 3

Fairest Work of Happy Nature

BLOW: Songs & Keyboard Music - John Mark Ainsley (ten), Timothy Roberts (spinet, hpschd, chamber org), Paula Chateauneuf (theorbo, baroque gtr) (Hyperion CDA 66646)

3:35 approx - Disc 4

BAX: Cello Sonata in Eb; Folk-Tale; Sonatina in D; Legend-Sonata in F# minor - Bernard Gregor-Smith (cello), Yolande Wrigley (pno) (ASV CD DCA 896)

4:50 approx - Disc 5

TCHAIKOVSKY: Serenade in C for strings Op 48; String Quartet No 1 in D Op 11; Elegy; Scherzo in C minor Op 42/2 - Kremlin CO/Misha Rachlevsky (Claves CD 50-9116)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning with Rick Young

6:00 J SMITH: The Fairies, Overture & March - Capella Savaria/Mary Térey-Smith (Dorian DOR 93251)

HUMMEL: Potpourri in G for piano & guitar Op 53 - Thomas Duis (pno), Sonja Prunnbauer (gtr) (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 301 1344)

DELERUE: Concertino for trumpet and strings - Romain Leleu (tpt), Auvergne Orch/Roberto Forés Veses (Aparté AP 103)

FAURÉ: Impromptu in Db Op 86 - Ingrid Bauer (harp) (Master Performers MP 010)

J STRAUSS II: Enjoy Life Waltz - Vienna Phil/Riccardo Muti (EMI CDC 5 56336)

7:00 HANDEL: Zadok the Priest, Coronation Anthem No 1 HWV258 - Choir of King's College, Cambridge, English CO/David Willcocks (Decca 444 543)

SIBELIUS: Theme & Variations in C# minor - Tempera Quartet (BIS CD 1376)

GERMAN: Valse Gracieuse - Ireland National SO/Andrew Penny (Naxos 8.223726)

JOPLIN: The Entertainer; The Cascades - Morten Gunnar Larsen (pno) (Decca 460 499)

FIOCCO: Arioso & Allegro - Buzz Newton (euphonium), Wellington Brass Band/David Bremner (Rata RT 028)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Danse des bohémiens, from The Maid of Orleans - Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Orch/Colin Davis (Philips 422 845)

8:00 Beauty Spot: RACHMANINOV arr Volodos: Andante, from Cello Sonata in G minor Op 19 - Arcadi Volodos (pno) (Sony SK 64384)

THOMAS: Mignon, Overture - BBC Phil/Yan Pascal Tortelier (Chandos CHAN 9765)

POULENC: Intermezzo No 3 in Ab - Eric Parkin (pno) (Chandos CHAN 8637)

J RITCHIE: Snow Goose - Alexa Still (fl), New Zealand SO/James Sedares (Koch International 3-7345)

BRITTEN: Rhapsody - Emperor Quartet (BIS SACD 1870)

FUCÍK: Miramare Op 247 - Royal Scottish National Orch/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHSA 5158)

9:00 AM. The Works

BERNSTEIN: Divertimento - Israel Phil/Leonard Bernstein (DG 415 966)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio No 7 in Bb Op 97, Archduke - Alexander Melnikov (fpno), Isabelle Faust (vln), Jean-Guihen Queyras (cello) (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 2125)

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics

BERLIOZ: Beatrice & Benedict, Overture - Sydney SO/Edo de Waart (ABC Classics 462 013)

ELGAR: Cello Concerto in E minor Op 85 - Jacqueline du Pré (cello), London SO/John Barbirolli (EMI CDC 7 47329)

FRANCK: String Quartet in D - Quatuor Ysaÿe (Ysaÿe YR 03)

KHACHATURIAN: Gayaneh, Suite - Bolshoi Theatre Orch/Yevgeny Svetlanov (Brilliant Classics 9256)

12:00 MOZART: Divertimento in Bb K270 - Scottish CO Wind Soloists (Linn CKD 479)

DVORÁK: Piano Quintet in A Op 81 - Menahem Pressler (pno), Quatuor Ebène (Erato 2564 625964)

1:00 PM. Upbeat with Eva Radich

Music news & current affairs (RNZ)

2:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

BRIDGE: The Sea - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557167)

HAYDN: Keyboard Sonata No 62 in Eb HobXVI/52 - Eugene Albulescu (pno) (Manu CD MANU 1523)

FARR: Tabuh Pacific - Victoria University Orch, Gamelan Padhang Moncar/Peter Walls (Manu CD MANU 1514)

3:00 PM. Classic Afternoons with David Morriss

CHAPPELL: The Pallisers - New Philharmonia/Marcus Dods (Dutton CDLX 7147)

LISZT: Hexaméron, S654 - Piano Duo Genova & Dimitrov (CPO 777 896)

YSAŸE: Elegiac Poem in D minor Op 12 - Chantal Juillet (vln), Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit (Decca 458 143)

ROBERT R BENNETT ed Higgins: Suite of Old American Dances - Lone Star Wind Orch/Eugene Migliaro Corporon (Naxos 8.570968)

BRUCKNER: Motets, Ave Maria; Locus iste; Os justi; Christus factus est - Choir of Christ's College, Cambridge/David Rowland (Christ's College CCC CD 003)

Shakespeare 400

David Morriss takes a musical voyage through the plays

Richard III

SHAKESPEARE: Now is the winter of our discontent - Laurence Olivier (speaker) (Magna Pacific DVD07212)

GERMAN: Richard III, Overture - RTE Concert Orch/Andrew Penny (Marco Polo 8.223695)

SMETANA: Fanfares for Shakespeare's Richard III - BBC Phil/Gianandrea Noseda (Chandos CHAN 10413)

VOLKMANN: Overture to Shakespeare's Tragedy Richard III Op 68 - Stuttgart Radio SO/Carl Schuricht (Hänssler CD 93.149)

HOLST: St Paul's Suite - Bournemouth Sinfonietta/George Hurst (Chandos CHAN 8375)

5:00 BINGE: The Watermill - Light Music Society Orch/Vivian Dunn (EMI CDM 5 66537)

SAINT-SAËNS trans Wild: Le Rouet d'Omphale Op 31 - Earl Wild (pno) (Sony SK 62036)

SOUSA: Resumption March; Gallagher & Shean, Humoresque - Central Band of the RAF/Keith Brion (Naxos 8.559729)

MENDELSSOHN: String Symphony No 1 in C - Concerto Cologne (Teldec 4509 98435)

BACH orch Skrowaczewski: Toccata & Fugue in D minor BWV565 - BBC SO/Leonard Slatkin (Chandos CHSA 5030)

6:00 GADE: In the Highlands Op 7 - Danish National Radio SO/Christopher Hogwood (Chandos CHAN 9862)

SCHUMANN: Novelette in D Op 21/2 - Imogen Cooper (pno) (Chandos CHAN 10874)

RODGERS: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, from On Your Toes - Cleveland Pops Orch/Louis Lane (Sony SBK 63034)

CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: Prelude & Fugue No 3 in A minor, from The Well-Tempered Guitars Op 199 - Arada Guitar Duo (Landor LAN 284)

LILBURN: A Song of Islands - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557697)

7:00 PM. A Mozart Makeover

MOZART arr Hummel: Symphony No 36 in C K425, Linz - Uwe Grodd (fl), Friedemann Eichhorn (vln), Martin Rummel (cello), Roland Krüger (pno) (Naxos 8.572842)

7:30 PM. Music Alive

Direct from the Auckland Town Hall

The Greatest Love

Alexander Gavrylyuk (pno), Auckland Philharmonia Orch/Garry Walker

TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo & Juliet, Fantasy Overture;

CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No 2 in F minor Op 21;


PROKOFIEV: Romeo & Juliet (selections from the ballet) (RNZ)

10:00 PM. Day's End

GRIEG: Holberg Suite - Malmö SO/Bjarte Engeset (Naxos 8.572403)

BRAHMS: Fantasies Op 116 - Sofya Gulyak (pno) (Piano Classics PCL 0085)

KROMMER: Oboe Concerto in F Op 37 - Ingo Goritzki (ob), Polish Chamber Phil/Wojciech Rajski (Claves CD 50-9018)

PIAZZOLLA arr Bragato: Four Seasons in Buenos Aires - Zürcher Piano Trio (Claves CD 50-2106)

MOMPOU: Suite Compostelana - Julian Bream (gtr) (RCA 09026 61353)

Friday 27 May 2016

12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

Disc 1

ALFVÉN: Swedish Rhapsody No 1 Op 19; Symphony No 2 in D Op 11 - Stockholm Phil/Neeme Järvi (BIS CD 385)

1:05 approx - Disc 2

SHICKHARDT: Concerto for four treble recorders in C; de BOISMORTIER: Concerto in B minor: TELEMANN: Concerto in E; de BOISMORTIER: Sonata No 6 in A minor; SHICKHARDT: Concerto for four treble recorders in D minor; TELEMANN: Concerto in F; de BOISMORTIER: Concerto in A minor; Sonata No 3 in E minor; SHICKHARDT: Concerto for four treble recorders in G - Sirena Recorder Quartet (BIS CD 1234)

2:15 approx - Disc 3

BODY: People look East; GRIFFITHS: Dormi Jesu; BYARS: An heavenly song; WHITEHEAD: Qui Natus Est; EASTGATE: Estas in Exilium; TREMAIN: Tenera Juventa; FARQUHAR: Three of a kind; J RITCHIE: Lord, when the sense of thy sweet grace; RIVE: And is there care in heaven?; WELLS: Blow me eyes; TRAD arr Mews: Three Maori songs; MEWS: Ghosts, fire and water; FISHER: Pounamu; de CASTRO-ROBINSON: Chaos of Delight III - Auckland University Festival Choir/Peter Godfrey, Auckland University Singers/Karen Grylls (Kiwi CD SLD 108)

3:15 approx - Disc 4

DUSSEK: Piano Sonatas, in G Op 51; in G Op 35/2; in Bb Op 39/3; Grand Sonata in Eb Op 75 - Fredrick Marvin (pno) (Dorian DIS 80138)

4:30 approx - Disc 5

WATTS: Metropolis; MORLEY: Rotten Row; LANE: London Salute; GUNNING: Concerto for saxophone and orchestra; TATE: London Fields, Suite; WOOD: London Landmarks; LEWIS: Festival of London March - John Harle (sax), Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland, ASMF/Christopher Gunning, Paul Lewis (ASV CDD WHL 2138)

6:00 AM. Classic Morning

6:00 SOROZÁBAL: Two Basque sketches - Basque National Orch/Cristian Mandeal (Claves CD 50-2205)

ELGAR: La Capricieuse Op 17 - Sarah Chang (vln), Sandra Rivers (pno) (EMI 7 54352)

ORFF: In taberna quando sumus, from Carmina Burana - Saint Louis Symphony Chorus & Orch/Leonard Slatkin (RCA 09026 68095)

MOZART: Andante & Variations in G K501 - Martha Argerich, Stephen Kovacevich (pno duet) (Philips 446 557)

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: The Tsar's Bride, Overture - Seattle Symphony/Gerard Schwarz (Naxos 8.572788)

CHOPIN arr Davydov: Waltzes Op 64, No 1 in Db, Minute; No 2 in C# minor; No 3 in Ab - Pieter Wispelwey (cello), Paolo Giacometti (pno) (Onyx 4078)

VIVALDI: Oboe Concerto in D minor RV454 - Anthony Robson (ob), Orch of the Age of Enlightenment (Linn CKD 151)

7:00 EASDALE ed Lane: Kew Gardens, Suite - BBC Welsh National Orch/Rumon Gamba (Chandos CHAN 10636)

GLUCK arr Kreisler: Melody, from Orpheus & Euridice - Robin Wilson (vln), Kemp English (pno) (Manu CD MANU 5006)

BERNERS: Fantaisie espagnole - Royal Liverpool Phil/Barry Wordsworth (EMI 5 65098)

R KING: Three Impressions - Mark Bebbington (pno) (Somm SOMMCD 0125)

SAINT-SAËNS: Le Rouet d'Omphale Op 31 - Malmö SO/Marc Soustrot (Naxos 8.573139)

DEBUSSY: Première rapsodie - Paul Meyer (cl), Lyon National Orch/Jun Märkl (Naxos 8.572675)

8:00 Beauty Spot: BEETHOVEN: Second movement, Adagio cantabile, from Piano Sonata No 8 in C minor Op 13, Pathétique - Radu Lupu (pno) (Decca 436 854)

SUPPÉ: Free Spirits, Overture - Slovak State Phil, Kosice/Christian Pollack (Marco Polo 8.223863)

ERNST: Rondo Papageno Op 20 - Sherban Lupu (vln), Ian Hobson (pno) (Toccata Classics TOCC 0118)

LAMBERT: The Bird Actors - State Orch of Victoria/John Lanchbery (Chandos CHAN 9865)

FRANCAIX: Le Gay Paris - Prague Wind Quintet (Praga PRD 250 126)

J STRAUSS II: Voices of Spring - Berlin Phil/Nikolaus Harnoncourt (Teldec 3984 24489)

9:00 AM. The Works

RESPIGHI: Prelude, Chorale & Fugue - BBC Phil/Gianandrea Noseda (Chandos CHAN 10388)

CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: Concerto in G for two guitars - Lorenzo Micheli, Massimo Felici (gtrs), Abruzzo Regional SO/Michael Summers (Brilliant Classics 7615)

SMETANA: Richard III - Janácek Phil/Theodore Kuchar (Brilliant Classics 93634)

10:00 AM. Weekday Classics

PLEYEL: String Quartet in C Op 2/2 - Enso String Quartet (Naxos 8.557496)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Francesca da Rimini Op 32 - Philadelphia Orch/Christoph Eschenbach (Ondine ODE 1150)

MENDELSSOHN: Piano Trio No 2 in C minor Op 66 - Sitkovetsky Trio (BIS SACD 2109)

NIELSEN: Symphony No 4 Op 29, The Inextinguishable - BBC Phil/John Storgårds (Chandos CHAN 10859)

12:00 HAYDN: Cello Concerto No 1 in C HobVIIb/1 - Sol Gabetta (cello), Basel CO/Sergio Ciomei (RCA 88697 54781)

DVORÁK: Violin Sonata in F Op 57 - Jack Liebeck (vln), Katya Apekisheva (pno) (Sony 88697 49963)

1:00 PM. Upbeat with Eva Radich

Music news & current affairs (RNZ)

2:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

NZ performers and composers

PIPER: Kyrie, from Requiem - 1998 New Zealand National Youth Choir/Karen Grylls (Trust MMT 2016)

HOVHANESS: The garden of Adonis - Anthony Ferner (fl), Helen Webby (harp) (Manu CD MANU 2050)

LISZT: Roméo & Juliette Rêverie, Les Adieux, after Gounod's opera - Jeffrey Grice (pno) (Integral INT 221.116)

PRUDEN: Haast Highway - Skellerup Woolston Band/Mervyn J Waters (Kiwi SLD 66)

HURLSTONE: Sonata in F for bassoon & piano - Peter Musson (bsn), Stephen Emmerson (pno) (Continuum CCD 1079)

3:00 PM. Classic Afternoons with David Morriss

BOISMORTIER: Ballet No 1 - Le Concert Spirituel/Hervé Niquet (Naxos 8.554295)

ALBÉNIZ arr Williams: Seville, from Spanish Suite Op 47 - John Williams (gtr) (Sony MLK 66704)

HOLST ed Matthews/I Holst: Dances, from The Morning of the Year - London SO/David Atherton (Lyrita SRCD 209)

ELGAR: In Moonlight, from In the South, Alassio - Nigel Kennedy (vln), Peter Pettinger (pno) (Chandos CHAN 8380)

BERLIOZ: Love Scene, from Romeo & Juliet - Basel SO/Ivor Bolton (Solo Musica SOB 08)

RONTGEN: Trio No 16 in C# minor - Offenburg String Trio (Naxos 8.573384)

BRAHMS: Four Serious Songs Op 121 - Hans Hotter (bar), Gerald Moore (pno) (EMI 5 62807)

TRAD arr Terracini: Muckl - Murray Khouri (cl), Prague Metropolitan Orch/Paul Terracini (Continuum CCD 1080)

SHOSTAKOVICH: The Age of Gold, Suite Op 22a - Central German Radio SO/Dmitrij Kitajenko (Capriccio 71 097)

5:00 ELGAR: The immortal legions, from Pageant of Empire - BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orch/David Lloyd Jones (Dutton CDLX 7148)

SOR: Fantasy in D on a favourite Scottish Air Op 40, Ye banks & braes - Stefano Palamidessi (gtr) (Brilliant Classics 93960)

RAVEL: Tzigane - Paris CO/Thomas Zehetmair (vln/dir) (Naïve V 5345)

MEDTNER: Fairy-tales Op 20 - Hamish Milne (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67491/2)

H CLARKE: The Bride of the Waves - Ole Edvard Antonsen (cornet), Royal Norwegian Navy Band/Ingar Bergby (BIS SACD 1598)

DVORÁK: Scherzo capriccioso Op 66 - Royal Phil/John Farrer (ASV CD DCA 794)

6:00 WALTON: Portsmouth Point, Overture - London SO/André Previn (EMI CDC 7 47624)

LILBURN: Bagatelle No 4, From the Port Hills - Michael Houstoun (pno) (Rattle RAT D040)

PRUDEN: Harbour Nocturne - Orchestra Wellington/Kenneth Young (Vector Wgtn Orch VWO 001)

BESSER: Wellington Harbour - Andrew Pask (bass cl), Jonathan Besser (pno) (Besser Music 1995a)

CORP: Guernsey Postcards, The Viaer Marchi; Pembroke Bay; St Peter Port - Royal Liverpool Phil/Ronald Corp (Dutton CDLX 7233)

SCULTHORPE: Harbour Dreaming (Between Five Bells) - Tamara-Anna Cislowska (pno) (ABC Classics 481 1181)

7:00 PM. Childhood Adventures

CARPENTER: Adventures in a Perambulator - National SO of Ukraine/John McLaughlin Williams (Naxos 8.559065)

7:30 PM. Music Alive

A Chamber Music New Zealand concert direct from the Auckland Town Hall

Enso String Quartet

HAYDN: Quartet in A Op 20 No 6; GINASTERA: Quartet No 2 Op 26;


TAYLOR: a coincidence of surfaces II (CMNZ Commission);

SIBELIUS: Quartet in D minor Op 56, 'Voces intimae'


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