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Thursday 12 April 2012 Rāpare 12 Paenga-whāwhā 2012

  • 12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

    Disc 1

    SCHUBERT: Symphonies, No 5 in Bb, No 8 in B minor (completed Newbould); Entr'acte Music No 1; Ballet Music No 2, from Rosamunde - Orch of the Age of Enlightenment/Charles Mackerras (Virgin 7 59273)

    1:15 approx - Disc 2

    BACH: Concerto in A minor for keyboard, flute & violin BWV1044, Triple Concerto; Keyboard Concerto in D BWV1054; Concerto in F for keyboard and 2 recorders BWV1057; Keyboard Concerto in G minor BWV1058 - Gabriel Tacchino, Bruno Rigutto, Jean-Philippe Collard, Michael Beroff (pnos), Jean-Jacques Kantorow (vln), Philippe Bernold, Emmanuelle Reville (fls), Paris Orch Ensemble/Jean-Pierre Wallez (EMI CDC 5 55059)

    2:20 approx - Disc 3

    BRUCKNER: Te Deum; Mass in D minor - Joan Rodgers (sop), Catherine Wyn-Davies (contralto), Keith Lewis (ten), Alastair Miles (bass), Corydon Singers & Orch/Matthew Best (Hyperion CDA 66650)

    3:25 approx - Disc 4

    FANTINI: Trumpet Sonatas, No 1, del Colloreto; No 3, del Niccolini; No 8, del Nero; TARTINI: Concerto in D; FRANÇAIX: Sonatine; ARBAN: Fantasy & Variations on Acteon; ENESCU: Legend; HÖHNE: Slavonic Fantasy; GOEDICKE: Concert Etude; EBEN: Chagall Windows - John Wallace (tpt/cornet), Meyrick Alexander (bsn), Simon Wright (pno/hpschd/org) (EMI CDC 5 55086)

    4:40 approx - Disc 5

    J STRAUSS II: Die Fledermaus, Overture; TCHAIKOVSKY: Waltz, from The Sleeping Beauty; Waltz of the Flowers, from The Nutcracker; GRIEG: Peer Gynt Suite No 1; BRAHMS: Tragic Overture; STRAUSS: Dance of the Seven Veils, from Salome; Don Juan - Vienna Phil/Herbert von Karajan (Decca 417 788)

  • 6:00 AM. Classic Morning

    6:00 WAGNER: Lohengrin, Prelude to Act 1 - Berlin Phil/Lorin Maazel (RCA 09026 63143)

    VIVALDI: Lute Concerto in D RV93 - Jakob Lindberg (lute), Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble (BIS CD 290)

    DEBUSSY: L'Enfant prodique, excerpts - Adrienne Soós, Ivo Haag (pno duet) (Naxos 8.572385)

    VILLA-LOBOS: José; As costureiras - South West German Radio Vocal Ensemble/Marcus Creed (Hänssler CD 93.268)

    HOLST: St Paul's Suite - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (ASV CD DCA 782)

    7:00 WALTON: Orb & Sceptre - Boston Pops Orch/John Williams (Philips 420 946)

    BERNSTEIN: Prelude, Fugue & Riffs - Swedish Wind Ensemble/Christian Lindberg (BIS CD 1625)

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Pas d'action, from Swan Lake - Mincho Minchev (vln), Francisco Gabarro (cello), National Phil/Richard Bonynge (London 443 332)

    DIABELLI: Variations on a favourite theme Op 57 - Johannes Tappert, Thomas Müller-Pering (gtrs) (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 603 1389)

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

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

    ROSSINI: The Italian Girl in Algiers, Overture - Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner (ABC 476 259)

    STENHAMMAR: Allegro brillante in Eb for violin, viola, cello & piano - Lucia Negro (pno), members of the Tale Quartet (BIS BIS CD 764)

    NIELSEN: Pan and Syrinx - South Jutland SO/Niklás Willén (Naxos 8.557164)

    POULENC: Flute Sonata - William Bennett (fl), Clifford Benson (pno) (Cala CACD 1018)

  • 9:00 AM. Composer of the Week

    JOHN IRELAND (1879-1962)

    Satyricon, Overture - London Phil/Adrian Boult (Lyrita SRCD 241)

    Piano Concerto in Eb - Colin Horsley (pno), Royal Phil/Basil Cameron (EMI CDM 7 64716)

    Fantasy-Sonata in Eb - Robert Plane (cl), Sophia Rahman (pno) (Naxos 8.570550)

  • 10:00 AM. The Works

    RAMEAU: Les Indes galantes, Suite - Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall (Alia Vox AVSA 9882)

    DVORÁK: Piano Trio No 4 in E minor Op 90, Dumky - Smetana Trio (Supraphon SU 3872)

    RODRIGO: Elogio de la guitarra - Charles Ramirez (gtr) (Signum SIGCD 244)

    KLUGHARDT: Violin Concerto in D Op 68 - Mirjam Tschopp (vln), Dessau Anhalt Phil/Golo Berg (CPO 777 465)

  • Noon Upbeat

    Music news & current affairs with Eva Radich (RNZ)

  • 1:30 PM. Northern highlights: music from Scandinavia

    TRAD arr Idenstam: Diptyque; Pigopolskan - Johan Hedin (nyckelharpa), Gunnar Idenstam (org) (Caprice CAP 21807)

    TRAD arr Alnæs: I lay down so late; TRAD arr Nystedt: Jesus, to savour your sweet union; TRAD arr Sommerro & Pedersen: Wedding march from Valsøyfjord/Aure - Berit Opheim Versto (sop), Norwegian Soloists' Choir, Gjermund Larsen (fiddle)/Grete Pedersen (BIS SACD 1871)

    TRAD arr Idenstam: Spel Jocke; IDENSTAM: Halling IV - Johan Hedin (nyckelharpa), Gunnar Idenstam (org) (Caprice CAP 21807)

  • 2:00 PM. Afternoon Requests

    ALFVÉN: Elegy, from Gustav Adolf II - Stockholm Phil/Neeme Järvi (Brilliant Classics 8974)

    DONIZETTI: Una furtiva lagrima, from L'elisir d'amore - Luciano Pavarotti (ten), English CO/Richard Bonynge (Decca 475 6816)

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No 2 in G Op 44 - Andreas Boyde (pno), Keiko Yoshono-Skiba (vln), Garbis Atmacayan (cello), Freiburg Phil/Johannes Fritzsch (Athene ATHCD 16)

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  • 3:00 PM. CD Masters

    Classic performances from the back catalogue

    Artur Rubinstein (pno) plays Chopin

    Impromptus, No 1 in Ab Op 29; No 2 in F# Op 36; No 3 in Gb Op 51; Fantasy-Impromptu in C# minor Op 66; Barcarolle in F# Op 60; Three New Etudes Op posth, in F minor, Ab & Db; Andante Spianato & Grande Polonaise in Eb Op 22 (rec 1964) (RCA RD 89911)

  • 4:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

    NZ musicians and composers

    LILBURN: Introduction & Allegro - Ithaca College Festival Orch/Grant Cooper (Kiwi CD SLD 99)

    PIGOVAT: Prayer - Donald Maurice (vla), Richard Mapp (pno) (Atoll ACD 114)

    DUBOIS: Fantaisie triomphale - Christopher Hainsworth (organ of the Church of Saint Saturnin in Cazouls-les-Béziers), Toulouse National CO/Jean-Marc Bourret (dir) (NO LABEL PABCH 0000001)

    PURCELL: O let me weep! from The Fairy Queen - Rosalind Salas (sop), Restoration (Meridian CDE 84316)

    SCHUBERT: Du bist die Ruh' D776 - Keith Lewis (ten), Michael Houstoun (pno) (Trust MMI 2006)

    BRIDGE: Two poems - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.557167)

  • 5:00 PM. Cadenza

    SOUSA: Liberty Bell - BBCSO/Leonard Slatkin (Warner 2564 61956)

    MOZART: Die Königin der Nacht, from The Magic Flute - Guy Touvron (tpt), Prague CO (Ligia LIDI 010 5220-10)

    BALFE arr anon: I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls, from The Bohemian Girl - Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), Catrin Finch (harp) (EMI 3 59488)

    BRAHMS: Hungarian Dance No 3 in F - Budapest SO/István Bogár (Naxos 8.550110)

    STRAVINSKY arr Stravinsky/Dushkin: Chanson russe - Anthony Marwood (vln), Thomas Adès (pno) (Hyperion CDA 67723)

    SATIE orch Debussy: Gymnopédie No 3 - Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson (EMI CDC 7 49471)

    DENZA arr Schoenberg: Funiculì-Funiculà - Diabolicus/Dietrich Henschel (Ambroisie AM 137)

    TÁRREGA: Recuerdos de la Alhambra - Mats Bergström (gtr) (Naxos 8.572365)

    DVORÁK: Scherzo capriccioso Op 66 - London SO/István Kertész (Decca 443 765)

    CURTIS: Autumn leaves - Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Gavin Sutherland (Campion CAMEO 2085)

    PIAZZOLLA arr Desyatnikov: Invierno porteño, Winter, from Four Seasons in Buenos Aires - Jonathan Morton (vln/dir), Scottish Ensemble (Signum SIGCD 231)

    SINDING: Rustle of Spring - Christian Ihle Hadland (pno) (Naxos 8.572255)

    DELIUS: Summer Night on the River, from Two Pieces for Small Orchestra - Bournemouth Sinfonietta/Norman Del Mar (Chandos CHAN 6502)

    CHAUSSON: Four Melodies Op 13 - Christine Schäfer (sop), Irwin Gage (pno) (DG 289 459 682)

    MAHLER: Das Trinklied Jammer der Erde, from Das Lied von der Erde - Peter Schreier (ten), Berlin SO/Kurt Sanderling (Berlin Classics 030 0222BC)

    SAINT-SAËNS: Tarantella in A minor Op 6 - members of Nash Ensemble (Hyperion CDA 67431/2)

    M HAYDN: Symphony No 32 in D - German Chamber Academy, Neuss/Johannes Goritzki (CPO 999 179)

  • 7:00 PM. Appointment

    Choral Connections

    Brian Kay looks at the traditions and settings of the Psalms (RNZ)

  • 8:00 PM. Music Alive

    Direct from the Auckland Town Hall

    Favourite Classics

    Piers Lane (pno), Auckland Philharmonia/Fabrice Bollon

    SCHUMANN: Overture, Scherzo & Finale Op 52; GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A minor Op 16


    BEETHOVEN: Symphony No 5 in C minor Op 67 (RNZ)

  • 10:00 PM. Day's End

    MENOTTI: Cantilena e Scherzo - Gillian Tingay (harp), Vanbrugh Quartet (ASV CD DCA 1156)

    RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Suite - Seattle Symphony/Gerard Schwarz (Naxos 8.572693)

    11:00 SUK: Serenade in Eb for strings Op 6 - I Musici de Montréal/Yuli Turovsky (Chandos CHAN 8659)

    BAX: Piano Trio in Bb - Gould Piano Trio (Naxos 8.557698)

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