In Tune - 13/07/2009

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Presented by Sean Rafferty. Canadian pianist Angela Hewitt performs in the studio and we go to the Hackney Empire Theatre in London to preview a concert in the Hackney Proms by Baroque ensemble Battuta, with David Owen Norris (fortepiano) and Thomas Guthrie (baritone). Composer Christopher Austin and critic Paul Morley talk about their BBC 4 documentary 'How to be a composer'. 5.03 KRAUS Riksdagsmarsch (Tempo di Marcia) Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Anthony Halstead (director) MSCD 419 Track 9 3’44 5.08 BRAHMS, arr. HEIFETZ & orch. REYNOLDS Contemplation (Wie melodien zieht es mir) Nicola Benedetti (violin) London Symphony Orchestra Daniel Harding (conductor) DG 987057-7 Track 7 3’12 5.13 LIVE MUSIC MENDELSSOHN Prelude in E minor (from Prelude and Fugue Op.35 No.1) Angela Hewitt (piano) 1’55 5.19 LIVE MUSIC HANDEL Adagio and Allegro (Suite No.2 in F major, HWV.427(1720)) Angela Hewitt (piano) 4’05 5.28 LIVE MUSIC HAYDN Allegro (1st movement) (Sonata No.62 in E flat major,Hob.16:52) Angela Hewitt (piano) 5’38 5.36 VIVALDI Lauda Jerusalem, RV.609 Musica Fiata (solo singers) La Capella Ducale (choir) Roland Wilson (director) DHM 88697318702 Track 23 7’54 5.44 FRANCISCO TARREGA Variations on the Carnival of Venice Xuefei Yang (guitar) EMI 2063222 Track 7 7'59 5.54 BYRD (transcribed by Leopold Stokowski) Pavane and Gigue Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Jose Serebrier (conductor) Naxos 8.572050 Track 12 4’29 6.00 NEWS 6.03 LUMBYE Columbine Polka Mazurka Copenhagen Tivoli Orchestra Lavard Friisholm (director) EMI 68161-2 CD2 Track 6 3’30 6.08 MENDELSSOHN Rondo Capriccioso in E major/minor, Op.14 David Owen Norris (fortepiano) BBC Recording 6’32 6.20 MOSCHELES Prelude and fugue No.15 in G major (Prelude and fugue (BWV.860) in G major - Prelude arr.Moscheles for 2 pianos) David Owen Norris (fortepiano) Joseph Crouch (cello) BBC Recording 3’47 6.28 MENDELSSOHN Nachtlied, Op.71 No.6 & Hexenlied, Op.8 No.12 Thomas Gurthrie (baritone) David Owen Norris (fortepiano) BBC Recording 5’19 6.37 WOLF-FERRARI Prelude & Intermezzo from ‘I Quattro rusteghi’ BBC Philharmonic Gianandrea Noseda (conductor) CHAN 10511 Tracks 5-6 5’29 6.48 PAUL MORLEY String Quartet Konrad Elias-Trostmann and Charlotte Reid (violins) Ian Anderson (viola) Hetty Snell (cello) BBC Recording 1’39 6.51 PALESTRINA Pulchra es amica mea Jamie Savan (mute cornett) Steven Devine (organ) CHAN 0761 Track 3 4’28 6.57 HANDEL Suite No 8 in F minor, HWV433 (Courante) Angela Hewitt (piano) Hyperion CDA67736 Track 9 1:57