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01Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013120320140617

The Hebrides Ensemble begins this week of lunchtime concerts recorded in Orkney and Aberdeen. From the St Magnus Festival comes the World Premiere of Peter Maxwell Davies's Oboe Quartet, Schubert's unfinished String Trio in B flat, and Mozart's Oboe Quartet in F, alongside Britten's virtuosic work for solo oboe. Performed in St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall.

Britten: Six Metamorphoses after Ovid

Schubert: String Trio in B flat, D.471

Peter Maxwell Davies: Oboe Quartet

Mozart: Oboe Quartet in F

The Hebrides Ensemble;

Emanuel Abbühl - Oboe

Alexander Janicek - Violin

Catherine Marwood - Viola

William Conway ? Cello.

02Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013120420140618

Soprano Christine Brewer is joined by Roger Vignoles on piano for a lunchtime recital from last year's St Magnus Festival in Orkney. They perform Wagner's glowing Wesendonck-Lieder, alongside songs and folk ballads of romance, longing and love by Strauss, Dougherty, Quilter and Britten.

Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder (Der Engel; Stehe still!; Im Treibhaus; Schmerzen; Träume)

Richard Strauss: Breit' über mein Haupt

Richard Strauss: Die Georgine

Richard Strauss: Allerseelen

Celius Dougherty: Shenandoah

Celius Dougherty: Waly, waly

John Jacob Niles: Black is the Colour of my True Love's Hair

?John Jacob Niles: Go 'way from my Window

Liza Lehmann: Fairies at the Bottom of my Garden

Herbert Hughes: She Moved through the Fair

Roger Quilter: Ye Banks and Braes

Benjamin Britten: The Last Rose of Summer

Celius Dougherty: Review

Christine Brewer, soprano

Roger Vignoles, piano.

Soprano Christine Brewer is joined by Roger Vignoles on piano for a lunchtime recital from this year's St Magnus Festival in Orkney. They perform Wagner's glowing Wesendonck-Lieder, alongside songs and folk ballads of romance, longing and love by Strauss, Dougherty, Quilter and Britten.

Wagner: Wesendonck-Lieder

Der Engel

Stehe still!

Im Treibhaus

Schmerzen

Träume

03Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013120520140619

The young Frankfurt-based Notos Quartet perform chamber music by Brahms and Estonian composer Edward Tubin. Recorded in the Cowdray Hall in Aberdeen.

Edward Tubin: Piano Quartet in C sharp minor

Johannes Brahms: Piano Quartet No.3 in C minor

The Notos Quartet.

04 LASTRadio 3 Lunchtime Concert2013120620140620

German cellist Nicolas Altstaedt is joined by Argentinian pianist José Gallardo in a programme of chamber music by Schumann, Webern and Rachmaninov. Recorded at the Cowdray Hall in Aberdeen.

Schumann: Fantasiestücke Op.73

Webern: 2 Pieces for cello and piano (1899)

Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in G minor Op.19

Nicolas Altstaedt, cello

José Gallardo, piano.