An edited version of the regular Building a Library slot where guest experts review available recordings of a work from the classical music repertoire and give a recommendation.
CPE Bach Cello Concerto in A
Broadcaster and baroque flautist Hannah French selects her favourite recording of CPE Bach's Cello Concerto in A Major. Cellists featured include Alison McGillivray, Steve Isserlis and Truls Mørk. Conductors range from Andrew Manze and Jonathan Cohen to Gustav Leonhardt and Susanne von Gutzeit. Andrew McGregor presents.
Smetana - Má Vlast
Writer Anna Picard chooses from her favourite recordings of Bedřich Smetana's set of six symphonic Czech tone poems, Má Vlast. Performances range from 1939 to 2016, and include no less than six versions by the Czech Philharmonic. Andrew McGregor presents.
Haydn: Symphony No. 92 (Oxford)
Writer and lecturer Richard Wigmore chooses his favourite recording of Haydn's Oxford Symphony, No. 92 in G Major.
Performances featured include: the Hanover Band, conducted by Ron Goodman; the London Symphony Orchestra with Colin Davis; and Thomas Fey conducting the Heidelberger Sinfoniker.
This is an edited version of the regular Building a Library slot where guest experts review available recordings of a work from the classical music repertoire and give a recommendation. Presented by Andrew McGregor.
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto in D
Nigel Simeone picks his favourite recording of Stravinsky's Violin Concerto in D
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op 44
Katy Hamilton picks her favourite recording of R Schumann's Piano Quintet in E flat major
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 5 in E minor, Op 64
William Mival picks his favourite recording of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 5 in E minor