In Tune - 10/07/2009 Barbirolli and Australian String Quartets

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Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the music world. The Australian and Barbirolli String Quartets perform in the studio and join forces to play the final movement of Mendelssohn's Octet. They also talk to Sean about their forthcoming 'Ashes' concert at the 2009 Cheltenham Music Festival, celebrating Haydn's anniversary. Plus mezzo-soprano Wendy Dawn Thompson performing with Chamber Domaine and talking about their forthcoming programme of Brahms and Bridge at Wigmore Hall. 17:03 SCARLATTI Sonata in b minor (K.27) Mikhail Pletnev VIRGIN 7243 5 45123 2 2 CD 1, track 5 3’41 17:03 SAINT-SAENS Danse Macabre Luben Yordanoff (violin) Orchestre de Paris Daniel Barenboim (conductor) DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON DG 474 612 2 Track 6 6’51 17:15 LIVE HAYDN String Quartet in d minor, op.76 No.2 (4th movement) Australian String Quartet 4’26 17:24 LIVE BRITTEN String Quartet no.2 in C, op.36 (1st movement) Barbirolli String Quartet 8’44 17:34 LIVE MENDELSSOHN Octet (final movement) Australian String Quartet Barbirolli String Quartet 8’08 17:44 DEBUSSY orch. Busser Petite Suite Philharmonia Orchestra Geoffrey Simon, conductor CALA CACD1001 Tracks 9-12 12’45 17:58 PALESTRINA Missa Veni Sponsa Christi (Kyrie) Musica Secreta Celestial Sirens DIVINE ARTS DDA 25077 Track 6 2:48 18:03 PURCELL Trumpet Overture English Baroque Soloists John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) WCJ 2564 69240 CD.2 Track 6 3’02 segue PURCELL Hornpipe in e minor Olivier Baumont, harpsichord WCJ 2564 69240 CD.2 Tracks 7 0’52 Segue PURCELL Ground in D minor Olivier Baumont, harpsichord WCJ 2564 69240 CD.2 Track 8 1’56 18:10 ADAMS Dr.Atomic Symphony (Trinity: final movement) Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra David Robertson,(conductor) CD PRO 400095 Track 3 7’07 18:17 LIVE BRAHMS Piano Quintet in F minor Op.34 (andante) Magnus Johnston (violin) Tom Dunn (viola) Adrian Bradbury (cello) Stephen de Pledge (piano) 6’18 18:29 LIVE BRIDGE Music when soft voices die Wendy Dawn Thompson (mezzo soprano) Chamber Domaine 2’05 18::37 LIVE BRAHMS “Gestillte Sehnsucht” op.91 no.1 Wendy Dawn-Thompson (mezzo soprano) Tom Dunn (viola) Stephen de Pledge (piano) 5.44 18:44 TCHAIKOVSKY Suite No.4 in G, Op.61 “Mozartiana” (Theme and Variations) New Philharmonia Orchestra Antal Dorati (conductor) DECCA 478 1708 CD.2, track 8 14’40