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Daybreak: Book Corner

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For the month of February, Daybreak is celebrating Mozart (the man and his music), inspired by an illustrated biography of the composer by New Zealander Donovan Bixley.


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Monday 18 February

Noon Upbeat

Keeping you in tune with music and the arts, with David Morriss

CHOPIN: Waltz in Ab Op 42 - Alice Sara Ott (pno) (DG 477 8095)

DEBUSSY: Nuages, from Nocturnes - Boston SO/Charles Munch (RCA 82876 59416)

BERLIOZ: Sara bathing Op 11 - Les Éléments Choir, Toulouse Capitole Orch/Michel Plasson (Warner Classics 9029561444)

MOZART arr Swann: Ill Wind - Michael Flanders (vocal), Donald Swann (pno) (EMI 797464)

MOZART: Divertimento in F K522, A Musical Joke (4) - Le Concert des Nations/Jordi Savall (Alia Vox AV 9846)

RAUTAVAARA: Divertimento - Ostrobothnian CO/Juha Kangas (ONDINE ODE 983)

CHAMINADE: Poèmes provençales Op 127 - Mark Viner (pno) (Piano Classics PCL10164)


Interview with Paul Barritt, animator for The Magic Flute production in this year’s Auckland Festival

PERGOLESI: Flute Concerto No 2 in D - Jean-Pierre Rampal (fl), Stuttgart CO/Karl Münchinger (Decca 417 873)

HOFFSTETTER: String Quartet in F Op 3/5 - Kodály Quartet (Naxos 8.555704)

STOLZEL: Bist du bei mir - Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (sop), David Bowles (cello), Nicholas McGegan (hpschd) (Harmonia Mundi HMU 90 7471)

BACH: Cantata No 97, In allen meinen Taten (1) - Robin Blaze (countertenor), Gerd Türk (ten), Peter Kooij (bass),/Masaaki Suzuki (dir) (BIS 1991 SACD)


BRAHMS: Double Concerto in A minor Op 102 - Gil Shaham (vln), Jian Wang (cello), Berlin Phil/Claudio Abbado (DG 469 529)

BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No 26 in Eb Op 81a, Les Adieux - Jonathan Biss (pno) (ONYX 4082)

MAXWELL DAVIES arr Eriksson: Farewell to Stromness - Saffire, The Australian Guitar Quartet (ABC Classics 476 701)

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