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Wednesday 26 December 2007 Rāapa 26 Hakihea 2007

  • 12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

    12:00 - Disc 1

    SVENDSEN: Symphonies, No 1 in D Op 4; No 2 in Bb Op 15; Two Swedish Folk Tunes for string orchestra - Gothenburg SO/Neeme Järvi (BIS CD 347)

    1:10 (approx) - Disc 2

    SCHUMANN: Papillons Op 2; MOZART: Piano Sonata in G K283; GERSHWIN: Three Preludes; RAVEL: Sonatine; CHOPIN: Nocturnes No 1 & 2 Op 27; Scherzo Op 31 - Diedre Irons (pno) (Trust MMT 2041)

    2:25 (approx) - Disc 3

    Joy to the World: a selection from the Novello Book of Carols - Adrian Partington (org), Worcester Cathedral Choir, Worcester Festival Choral Society/Donald Hunt (Hyperion CDH 551610

    3:30 (approx) - Disc 4

    DOHNÁNYI: Piano Concertos, No 1 in E minor; No 2 in B minor - Martin Roscoe (pno), BBC Scottish SO/Fedor Glushchenko (Hyperion CDA 66684)

    4:40 (approx) - Disc 5

    BUSONI: Verzweiflung und Ergebung Op 41; Nocturne Symphonique Op 43; Orchestral Suite Op 46; Divertimento for flute & orchestra Op 52; Sarabande and Cortege Op 51; Concerto for clarinet & small orchestra; Tanz-walzer for orchestra - Robert Wörle (ten), Jean Claude Gérard (fl), Ulf Rodenhäuser (cl), Berlin Radio SO/Gerd Albrecht (Capriccio 10479)

  • 6:00 AM. Classic Morning

    6:00 CURZON: Spanish Suite, In Malaga - Czecho-Slovak Radio SO, Bratislava/Adrian Leaper (Marco Polo 8.223425)

    VIVALDI: Recorder Concerto in C RV443 - Richard Harvey (rec), London Vivaldi Orch/David Woodcock (vln/dir) (Altus ALU 0002)

    RACHMANINOV: Moment Musical Op 16/1 - Elen Rapoport (pno) (Private recording ER 0001)

    TRAD: Improvisations on Four English Folksongs, O Waly Waly; I will give my love an apple; The three ravens; Barbara Allen - Rachael Beesley (vln), Anthea Cottee (cello), Paul Dyer (hpschd) (ABC Classics 465 428)

    VERDI ed Spada: Aida, Sinfonia - Giuseppe Verdi SO, Milan/Riccardo Chailly (Decca 473 767)

    7:00 MOUTON: Nesciens Mater - Gloucester Cathedral Choir/Andrew Nethsingha (Avie AV 2122)

    DELIUS: Marche Caprice - Royal Scottish National Orch/David Lloyd-Jones (Naxos 8.557143)

    SARASATE: Carmen Fantasy - Howard Zhang (vln), Nicolaus Esterházy Sinfonia/Takuo Yuasa (Naxos 8.555093)

    TRIEBENSEE: Variations on a theme of Haydn from Symphony No 94, Surprise - Marilyn Zupnik, Kathryn Greenbank (obs), Elizabeth Starr Masoudnia (cor anglais) (Resonance CD RSN 3102)

    SCHUBERT: Impromptu in Ab D935/2 - Mitsuko Uchida (pno) (Philips 456 245)

    SCHUMANN: Julius Caesar, Overture - Swedish CO/Thomas Dausgaard (BIS SACD 1519)

    8:00 Beauty Spot: WAGNER: Euch lüften, die mein Klagen, from Lohengrin - Régine Crespin (sop), French National Radio Orch/Georges Prêtre (EMI 5 58031)

    GLUCK: Dance of the spectres & the furies, from Don Juan - Il Giardino Armonico/Giovanni Antonini (dir) (Opus 111 OP 30399)

    A MARCELLO: Second movement, Adagio, from Oboe Concerto in D minor - József Kiss (ob), Ferenc Erkel CO (Naxos 8.550556)

    BOTTESINI: Introduction & Variations on Carnival of Venice - Thomas Martin (dbass), Anthony Halstead (pno) (ASV CD DCA 1052)

    LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsody No 9 in Eb, Carnival in Pest - Artur Pizarro (pno) (Brilliant Classics 92790)

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

  • 9:00 AM. Christmastide

    STÖLZEL: Cantata for the 2nd day of Christmas (St Stephen's Day), Denen zu Zion wird ein Erlöser kommen - Lemgo Ute Schulze (sop), Schirin Partowi (contralto), Andreas Post (ten), Klaus Mertens (bass), Chamber Choir of St Mary's Choral Society, Handel's Company/Rainer Johannes Homberg (Dabringhaus & Grimm MDG 905 1369)

    PÉREZ: Ay galeguiños; DURON: Al dormir el sol - Rose Ensemble (Rose 00006)

    HERZOGENBERG: The Birth of Christ, Part 3, The Adoration - Alexandra Steiner (sop), Barbara Werner (contralto), Tilman Lichdi, Benedikt Nawrath (tens), Philipp Gaiser, Michael Bauer (basses), Würzburg Ecumenical College Choir, Würzburg Herzogenberg Orch/Matthias Beckert (CPO 777 211)

  • 10:00 AM. The Works

    PROKOFIEV: Lieutenant Kijé Suite - Cincinnati SO/Paavo Järvi (Telarc CD 80683)

    SAINT-SAËNS: Carnival of the Animals - Pascal Rogé, Cristina Ortiz (pno duo), London Sinfonietta/Charles Dutoit (Decca 444 552)

    FAURÉ: Cello Sonata No 1 in D minor Op 109 - Xavier Gagnepain (cello), Jean-Michel Dayez (pno) (Zig Zag ZZT 070 602)

    RAVEL: Daphnis & Chloé - Paris Opera Chorus, Paris Orch/Jean Martinon (EMI CDM 7 69566)

  • Noon Summer Sonic

    Classic Year 2007

    Matthew Crawford looks back on 2007 to celebrate our high-flying kiwi musicians, to review the news that changed the classical music industry, to mark the important anniversaries and to remember the stars who left us (RNZ)

  • 2:00 PM. Afternoon Requests

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

    BRIDGE: A fairy tale - Ashley Wass (pno) (Naxos 8.557842)

    MOZART: Mass No 7 in C K167, Missa Trinitatis, for the Feast of the Holy Trinity - Leipzig Radio Chorus & SO/Herbert Kegel (Philips 422 264)

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  • 3:00 PM. CD Masters

    Classic performances from the back catalogue

    BEETHOVEN: Violin Sonata No 10 in G Op 96 - Leonid Kogan (vln), Samuel Alumian (pno) (rec 1975) (Brilliant Classics 93030)

    BARBER: Violin Concerto Op 14 - Leonid Kogan (vln), Ukrainian SO/Pavel Kogan (rec 1981) (Brilliant Classics 93030)

  • 4:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

    NZ musicians and composers

    Women Composers

    DE CASTRO-ROBINSON: Century fanfare, Other echoes - Auckland Philharmonia/Nicholas Braithwaite (Atoll ACD 300)

    A GRIFFITHS: Naseby - Jessica Wells (contralto), Albert Mataafa (ten), New Zealand Youth Choir/Karen Grylls (Trust MMT 2048)

    PRINCESS TE RANGI PAI arr Duarte: Hine e Hine - Bruce Paine (gtr) (Manu CD MANU 5007)

    BURDON: Manakohanga; TAYLOR: Flute music - Deborah Mahuta, Josie Burdon (pois/vocalists), Agus Supriawan (suling), Nicola West, Kate Marshall (fls), Nancy Haliburton (vln), Dylan Lardelli (gtr) (Manu CD MANU 2002)

    MACLEAN: Christ the King - Sydney Chamber Choir/Nicholas Routley (Tall Poppies TP 073)

    WHITEHEAD: Lullaby for Matthew - David Guerin (pno) (SOUNZ Volume 1)

    MCCALLUM: The moon's glow once lit - Voices New Zealand/Karen Grylls (Trust MMT 2065)

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

  • 5:00 PM. Cadenza

    LEHÁR: The Merry Widow, Overture - Berlin Radio SO/Michail Jurowski (CPO 999 891)

    ROSSINI arr Demersseman/Berthélèmy/Gallois: Fantasy on William Tell - Patrick Gallois (fl), Malcolm Messiter (ob), London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (DG 445 822)

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Valse-scherzo - David Galoustov (vln), Julien Gernay (pno) (Lyrinx LYR 2207)

    CHOPIN: Waltzes, in C# minor Op 64/2; in Db Op 64/1; in Gb Op 70/1 - Dejan Lazic (pno) (Channel Classics CCS 15998)

    BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia - Swiss Romande Orch/Ernest Ansermet (Decca 444 389)

    DVORÁK: Song to the Moon, from Rusalka - Pilar Lorengar (sop), Orch of the Academy of St Cecilia, Rome/Giuseppe Patané (Decca 444 614)

    TELEMANN: Sinfonia melodica in C TWV50/2 - Berlin Baroque Soloists/Rainer Kussmaul (dir) (DG 477 5923)

    DVORÁK: Gypsy Melodies Op 55, excerpts - Thomas Hampson (bar), Wolfram Rieger (pno) (Orfeo C 656 052 I)

    FRANCHOMME: Fantasy on a Melody by Schubert - Roel Dieltiens (cello/dir), Ensemble Explorations (Harmonia Mundi HMC 90 1610)

    MOMPOU: Four Melodies, Rosa del camí; Cortina de Fullatge; Incertitud; Neu - Marisa Martins (mezzo), Mac McClure (pno) (Columna Música 1CM 0136)

    SIBELIUS: Two Serious Melodies Op 77, Cantique; Devotion - Marko Ylönen (cello), Lahti SO/Osmo Vänskä (BIS CD 1485)

    ZIEHRER: Melodies of Austria, Waltz Op 373 - Razumovsky Sinfonia/Alfred Walter (Marco Polo 8.223814)

  • 7:00 PM. Appointment

    2007 Gramophone Awards Recording of the Year

    "This is the Brahms piano concerto set we've been waiting for" was Jed Distler's verdict back in September last year (Gramophone)

    BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No 2 in Bb Op 83 - Nelson Freire (pno), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orch/Riccardo Chailly (Decca 475 7637)

  • 8:00 PM. Music Alive

    Icelandic Christmas Music

    Graduale Nobili Youth Choir/Jón Stefánsson, with flute and harp accompaniment

    TRAD arr Ottósson: Barn er oss faelt; TRAD arr Rauter: Meo gleoliraust; TRAD arr Rúnarsdóttir: Hátíd fer ad höndum ein; Immanúel oss í nátt; ÁSGEIRSSON: Gloria tibi; SVEINSSON: Maríukvaedi; GRIMSDOTTIR: Jól (Christmas); BALDVINSSON: Jólakvöld; GUDMUNDSSON: Jólasögur; ASGEIRSSON: A jólanótt; KALDALÓNS: Nótti var sú ágaet ein; VIDAR: Thad a ad gefa börnum braud; VIDAR: Jól; NORDAL: Jólavisa (recorded Langholt Church, Reykjvaik by Iceland Radio)

  • 8:55 PM. 20th-Century Italians

    PUCCINI arr Mikhashoff: Portrait of Madame Butterfly, an operatic sonata-fantasy on themes from Puccini's opera - Jean-Yves Thibaudet (pno) (Decca 475 7668)

    CASTELNUOVO-TEDESCO: Guitar Concerto No 2 in C Op 160 - Massimo Felici (gtr), Abruzzo Regional SO/Michael Summers (Brilliant Classics 7615)

    RESPIGHI: Brazilian Impressions - Buffalo Phil/JoAnn Falletta (Naxos 8.557711)

  • 10:00 PM. Day's End

    JOACHIM: Hebrew Melodies - Michael Gieler (vla), Lauretta Bloomer (pno) (RN Classics 93008)

    KRUMPHOLZ: Harp Concerto No 6 - Lily Laskine (harp), Jean-François Paillard CO/Jean-François Paillard (Erato 2292 45084)

    VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: In the Fen Country - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (ASV CD DCA 779)

    11:00 STRAUSS: Stimmungsbilder Op 9 - Oleg Marshev (pno) (Danacord DACOCD 440)

    MENDELSSOHN: String Quintet No 2 in Bb Op 87 - Academy Chamber Ensemble (Philips 420 400)

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