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Thursday 1 December 2011 Rāpare 1 Hakihea 2011

  • 12:00 AM. Music Through the Night

    Disc 1

    DVORÁK: Concert Overtures, In Nature's Realm; Carnival; Othello; Symphonic Variations Op 78; Scherzo Capriccioso - Royal Phil/John Farrer (ASV CD DCA 794)

    1:10 approx - Disc 2

    MEDTNER: Piano Concertos, No 2 in C minor Op 50; No 3 in E minor Op 60, Ballade - Geoffrey Tozer (pno), London Phil/Neeme Järvi (Chandos CHAN 9038)

    2:25 approx - Disc 3

    BACH: Violin Partita in D minor BWV1004 with chorales, Auf meinen lieben Gott; Den Tod…; Allemanda; Christ lag in Todesbanden; Corrente; Den Tod niemand zwingen kuunt; Sarabanda; Wo sol lich fliehen hin; Giga; Den Tod…; Ciaccona; Christ lag in Todesbanden; Dein Will gescheh'; Befiehl Du Deine Wege; Jesu meine Freude; Auf meinen lieben Gott; Jesu Deine Passion; In meines Herzens Grunde; Nun lob', mein Seel', den Herren; Den Tod…; Ciaccona for solo violin and four voices after Helga Thoene's analysis; Den Tod… - Hilliard Ensemble, Christoph Poppen (baroque vln) (ECM 1765)

    3:25 approx - Disc 4

    LISZT: Divertissement on the cavatina I tuoi frequenti palpiti from Pacini's Niobe; THALBERG: Fantasy on themes from Rossini's Moses; WEBER: Concert Piece in F minor Op 79; THALBERG: Fantasia on God Save the Queen; LISZT: Benediction de Dieu dans la solitude, from Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses - Steven Mayer (pno) (ASV CD DCA 783)

    4:45 approx - Disc 5

    Fantasias, Arias and Toccatas by MUDARRA, MILAN, MACQUE, DELL'APRA, FRESCOBALDI and MONTEVERDI - Andrew Lawrence-King (baroque harps) (Hyperion CDA 66518)

  • 6:00 AM. Classic Morning

    6:00 BACH: Orchestral Suite No 1 in C BWV1066, Overture - Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall (Auvidis Fontalis ES 9903)

    SCHUBERT: Impromptu in Ab D935/2 - Vassily Primakov (pno) (Bridge 9327)

    TARTINI: Violin Concerto in A D100 - Carlo Lazari (vln), L'Arte dell'Arco/Giovanni Guglielmo (vln/dir) (Dynamic CDS 591/1-2)

    FAURÉ: Fantaisie Op 79 - Peter Lloyd (fl), Rebecca Holt (pno) (IMP PCD 991)

    WAGNER: Forest Murmurs, from Siegfried - Philadelphia Orch/Eugene Ormandy (Victrola 7819-2-RV)

    7:00 PARRY: Welcome Yule! - Rodolfus Choir/Ralph Allwood (BBC Music BBC MM 326)

    ROSSINI: La Cenerentola, Overture - Royal Phil/Evelino Pidò (Tring International TRP 066)

    TRAD: The Skye Boat Song - Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), Royal Phil/Nicholas Cleobury (Philips 416 698)

    GIULIANI: Variations on Folia di Spagna Op 45 - Dale Kavanagh (gtr) (Hänssler CD 98.400)

    STRAVINSKY arr Moore: The Infernal Dance of King Kashchei; Lullaby; Finale, from The Firebird - Philip Moore, Simon Crawford-Phillips (pno duo) (Deux-Elles DXL 1081)

    RAMEAU arr Klemperer: Gavotte in A minor with Six Variations - Vienna Phil/Otto Klemperer (Testament SBT8 1365)

    8:00 Beauty Spot: MAHLER: Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen, from Rückert Lieder - Janet Baker (mezzo), New Philharmonia/John Barbirolli (EMI CDC 7 47793)

    TRAD arr Grainger: County Derry Air - Joyful Company of Singers, City of London Sinfonia/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 9499)

    GODOWSKY: Waltz in Db - Boris Berezovsky (pno) (Warner 2564 62258)

    ALBÉNIZ arr Feola: Sevilla; Granada; Cadiz, from Spanish Suite Op 47 - Giuseppe Feola (gtr) (Brilliant Classics 94047)

    WIDOR: Romance, from Suite Op 34 - Edward Beckett (fl), London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (Black Box BBM 1049)

    GERSHWIN: Strike Up The Band, Overture - Christchurch SO/Marc Taddei (SCL)

  • 9:00 AM. Composers of the Week



    Small and easy to play the ukulele has become the new recorder. Kiwi children and adults alike have recently re-discovered a secret that our Pacific neighbours have known for years. Today Megan Collins looks at the ukulele, from its early years in Hawaii, its establishment on every island, including the North, South and Stewart atolls (RNZ)

  • 10:00 AM. The Works

    PALESTRINA: Missa Hodie Christus natus est - Schola Cantorum of Oxford/Jeremy Summerly (Naxos 8.550836)

    SCHUMANN: Carnaval Op 9 - Vassily Primakov (pno) (Bridge 9300)

    MOZART: Flute Concerto No 1 in G K313 - Irena Grafenauer (fl), Bavarian Radio SO/Günter Wand (BR Media 900 710)

    JANÁCEK: Sinfonietta Op 60 - BBC Phil/Charles Mackerras (BBC Music BBC MM 302)

  • Noon Upbeat

    Music news & current affairs with Eva Radich (RNZ)

  • 1:30 PM. Hey Shepherds!

    HANDEL: Il pastor fido, Overture - John Kitchen (hpschd) (Delphian DCD 34053)

    CILEA: E la solita storia del pastore, from L'Arlesiana - Jonas Kaufmann (ten), St Cecilia National Academy Orch, Rome/Antonio Pappano (Decca 478 2258)

    CHEDEVILLE: Sonata in A Op 13/4, from Il Pastor Fido - Palladian Ensemble (Linn CKD 070)

    TAVERNER: Christe Jesu, pastor bone - Cambridge Singers/John Rutter (Collegium COL CD 113)

    GRAINGER: Shepherd's Hey! - Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orch/Timothy Reynish (Chandos CHAN 9549)

  • 2:00 PM. Afternoon Requests

    RODGERS arr Hamlisch: I'll take Manhattan - Joshua Bell (vln), Marvin Hamlisch (pno) (Sony 88697 55436)

    SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No 10 in E minor Op 93 - Berlin Phil/Herbert von Karajan (DG 413 361)

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  • 3:00 PM. CD Masters

    Classic performances from the back catalogue

    BRAHMS: Alto Rhapsody Op 53 - Christa Ludwig (mezzo), Philharmonia Chorus & Orch/Otto Klemperer (rec 1962) (EMI CDM 7 69650)

    Symphony No 4 in E minor Op 98 - North German Radio SO/Günter Wand (rec 1983) (RCA GD 60088)

  • 4:00 PM. Made in New Zealand

    NZ musicians and composers

    GINASTERA: Piano Sonata No 1 Op 22 - David James (pno) (RNZ)

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

    STRAUSS: Four Last Songs - Kiri Te Kanawa (sop), Vienna Phil/Georg Solti (Decca 430 511)

  • 5:00 PM. Cadenza

    BERLIOZ: Le Corsaire, Overture - Montreal SO/Charles Dutoit (Decca 421 193)

    VIVALDI: Concerto in C for two trumpets RV537 - Maurice André (tpt), English CO/Charles Mackerras (DG 415 980)

    BEETHOVEN: Variations in C on God save the King WoO78 - Georgina Zellan-Smith (pno) (Zellan Records ZRCD 1002)

    ELGAR: La Capricieuse Op 17 - Itzhak Perlman (vln), Samuel Sanders (pno) (EMI CDC 7 49604)

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Swan Lake, Act 2, Beginning - National Phil/Richard Bonynge (Decca 425 413)

    WEBER: Was gleicht wohl auf Erden, from Der Freischütz - Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Chorus & Orch/Bernard Haitink (EMI CDC 7 49849)

    BRUCH: Ave Maria Op 61 - Han-Na Chang (cello), Philharmonia/Leonard Slatkin (EMI 5 57052)

    VAUGHAN WILLIAMS ed & completed Hogger: Norfolk Rhapsody No 2 - London SO/Richard Hickox (Chandos CHAN 10001)

    COATES: The green hills o'Somerset - Ian Wallace (bass), BBC Concert Orch/Adrian Boult (BBC Radio Classics BBCRD 9106)

    C SCOTT: Cornish Boat Song - Gould Piano Trio (Chandos CHAN 10575)

    ANON: The Lancashire Pipes - Jordi Savall (vla da gamba) (Alia Vox AV 9803)

    TRAD arr Vaughan Williams: Gloucestershire Wassail - The Sixteen/Harry Christophers (Coro COR 16085)

    BAX: Morning Song, Maytime in Sussex - Ashley Wass (pno), Bournemouth SO/James Judd (Naxos 8.572597)

    M PHILLIPS: A Surrey Suite Op 59 - BBC Concert Orch/Gavin Sutherland (Dutton CDLX 7140)

  • 7:00 PM. Appointment

    Life, music and history

    In a 1996 interview Des Wilson talked with Adrienne Simpson (1943- 2010) about her career as a writer, historian and music critic and how it all came about (RNZ)

  • 8:05 PM. Music Alive

    Ewa Kupiec (pno), Auckland Philharmonia/Eckehard Stier

    MILHAUD: La Création du Monde; BERNSTEIN: On the Waterfront, Symphonic Suite; RACHMANINOV: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini; GERSHWIN: An American in Paris (recorded in the Auckland Town Hall by RNZ)

  • 9:45 PM. We Praise Thee

    PURCELL: Te Deum in D - Temple Church Choir, Temple Players/James Vivian (Signum SIGCD 225)

  • 10:00 PM. Day's End

    RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Quintet in Bb for piano & winds - Vovka Ashkenazy (pno), members of Reykjavik Wind Quintet (Chandos CHAN 10420)

    JOACHIM: Notturno for violin & orchestra Op 12 - Hans Maile (vln), Berlin Radio SO/Jesús López-Cobos (Schwann CD 11622)

    MOERAN: Rhapsody No 2 in E - London Phil/Adrian Boult (Lyrita SRCD 248)

    11:00 REICHA: Wind Quintet No 4 in D minor Op 88/4 - Albert Schweitzer Quintet (CPO 999 023)

    RAFF: Violin Sonata No 3 in D Op 128 - Ariadne Daskalakis (vln), Roglit Ishay (pno) (Tudor 7122)

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