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20:02 Fugue ricercata à 6 voci, from Musical offering, BWV1079 (1747; arr. Webern). – Cleveland O/Christoph von Dohnányi.
20:22 Prelude and fugue in E flat, BWV552, [St Anne] (pub. 1739; arr. Schoenberg). – Sydney SO/Edo de Waart.
20:40 Tränenregen, D795 no 10, from Die schöne Müllerin; Die Wegweiser, D911 no 20, from Winterreise; Du bist die Ruh, D776; Ihr Bild, D957 no 9, from Schwanengesang (orch. Webern). – Thomas Quasthoff, bass-bar; CO of Europe/Claudio Abbado.
20:56 Concerto for string quartet and orchestra, after Handel’s Concerto grosso, op 6 no 7 (1933). – American String Quartet; New York Chamber SO/Gerard Schwarz.
20:45 Concerto in A minor for oboe and strings (1944). – Roger Winfield, ob; Northern Sinfonia of England/Richard Hickox.
20:50 Nights in the gardens of Spain (1909-15). – Alicia de Larrocha, pf; Suisse Romande O/Sergiu Comissiona.
20:19 Variations on a rococo theme, op 33 (1876). – Liwei Qin, vc; Melbourne SO/David Stanhope.
Vale Bob Barnard AM: 1933-2022
Jazz Program Highlights Tributes
Australian trumpeter and cornetist, Bob Barnard has died at 88. A jazz icon has passed, but we are the richer for his life. He grew up in a Melbourne musical family and continued to pass down his knowledge and experience to his children and even his grandchildren, which included our FineMusic Artist-In-Residence, pianist Casey Golden.
He started playing cornet at 12, because the family band (led by his mother Kath Barnard) needed a trumpeter. But he was also deeply impressed by a record of Muggsy Spanier, as well as Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Sidney Bechet, Bunk Johnson and Graeme Bell. He toured New Zealand and Papua New Guinea … … …