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New Horizons: Kronos Quartet Celebrates Pete Seeger

25 Oct 2020

William Dart looks at familiar Pete Seeger songs, inventively and resourcefully dressed up for 2020 by Kronos Quartet on its new album, Long Time Passing. Audio


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Tuesday 27 October

6:00 AM. Daybreak

The perfect overture to your day, with Cynthia Morahan

HAYDN: Symphony No 72 in D (4) - Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orch/Adam Fischer (NIMBUS NI 5652/5)

SPOHR: Clarinet Concerto No 1 in C minor Op 26 (3) - Emma Johnson (cl), English CO/Gerard Schwarz (ASV CD DCA 659)

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS arr Greaves: Fantasia on Greensleeves - New Zealand SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.555867)

SCHUBERT: Ave Maria - Jessye Norman (sop), Ambrosian Singers, Royal Phil/Alexander Gibson (Philips 422 893)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Piano Concerto No 1 in Bb minor Op 23 (3) - Pavel Kolesnikov (pno), Calgary Phil/Roberto Minczuk (Honens 2012 03)

KORNGOLD: Marietta's Song, from Die tote Stadt - Andrew Joyce (cello), Rae de Lisle (pno) (Atoll ACD280)

TRADITIONAL arr Campbell: My love is like a red, red rose - Nicola Benedetti (vln), BBC Scottish SO (Decca 478 6690)

CPE BACH: Cello in A Wq172 (1) - Pierre Fournier (cello), Lucerne Festival Strings/Rudolf Baumgartner (DG 477 5939)


GRIEG: Piano Concerto in A minor Op 16 (2) - Radu Lupu (pno), London SO/André Previn (Philips 456 895)

BACH: Flute Sonata in E BWV1035 (4) - Alexa Still (fl), Diedre Irons (pno) (RNZ UB60)

ELGAR: Chanson de matin Op 15/2 - London Phil/Adrian Boult (EMI 5 67523)

HAYDN: Violin Concerto in C HobVlla/1 (1) - Frederic Guglielmo (vln/dir), LArte dell'Arco

HANDEL: Organ Concerto in F HWV295 (4) - Francesco Cera (org), I Barocchisti/Diego Fasolis (Arts SACD 47739-8)

PURCELL: Strike the viol, from Come ye sons of art away - Raquel Andueza (sop), L'Arpeggiata/Christina Pluhar

COUPERIN trans Williams: Les baricades mistérieuses - John Williams (gtr) (CBS MK 44518)

WAGNER: Pilgrim's Chorus from Tannhäuser - Leipzig Radio Chorus, Dresden State Orch/Silvio Varviso

GABRIELI ed Jones: Canzon IV in 6 parts (1615) - Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/Stephen Cleobury (Argo 417 468)


Beauty Spot:

DVORÁK arr Schubert Ensemble: Songs my mother taught me - Schubert Ensemble (Chandos CHAN 10719)

MOZART: Papagena! ... gute Nacht, du falsche Welt, from The Magic Flute - Teddy Tahu Rhodes (bar), Tasmanian SO/Ola Rudner (ABC Classics 472 826)

DEBUSSY: Le matin d'un jour de fête, from Ibéria - French National Orch/Daniele Gatti (Sony 88697 97400)

SCHUBERT: Impromptu in Gb D899/3 - Alfred Brendel (pno) (Decca 478 2116)

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet in C Op 59/3, Razumovsky (4) - New Zealand String Quartet (Atoll ACD 402)

SAVALL: L'Amor - Arianna Savall (sop/harp) (Alia Vox AV 9839)

FAURÉ orch Rabaud: Dolly Suite (1) - ASMF/Neville Marriner (ASV CD DCA 517)

BRAHMS: Clarinet Sonata in Eb Op 120/2 (3) - Murray Khouri (cl), John McCabe (pno) (Continuum CCD 1027)

MAHLER: Symphony No 1 in D, Titan (2) - Baltimore SO/Marin Alsop (Naxos 8.572207)

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