Record Review Podcast
Record Review Podcast is an English-speaking podcast specialized in the field of classical music and opera. As such, Record Review Podcast is a podcast selected by soclassiq, like Thoroughly Good Classical Music Podcast or Sex, Drugs, and Opera Podcast and many others. The oldest episode indexed by soclassiq is dated 2014-02-22. Since then, a total of 345 episodes have been recorded and broadcast by Record Review Podcast.
Record Review Podcast activity
With 5 articles published in the last 90 days, Record Review Podcast is currently a not very active podcast. "Not very active" does not mean that Record Review Podcast is less interesting than another more prolific source. Each media follows a specific editorial line, recording and broadcasting according to its own rhythm.
This editorial activity is slowing down compared to the previous period.
The last episode in Record Review Podcast, "Schumann's Liederkreis", is dated 2021-09-24. By 2020, this podcast had published 26 episodes (30 since the beginning of 2021). Over the past 12 months, Record Review Podcast has published an average of 4 episodes per month.
Record Review Podcast in the last 36 months
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Duration (h:m:s): 52:40
Allyson Devenish compares recordings of Schumann's Liederkreis, Op 39, and chooses her favourite. Schumann's Liederkreis, Op 39, is considered to be one of the greatest song cycles of the 19th century. Composed in 1840, Liederkreis comprises 12 songs which set poems by the German Romantic poet, Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff. Together, the 12 songs explore themes of loss, loneliness, nocturnal …
Duration (h:m:s): 49:52
Musicologist Marina Frolova-Walker chooses her favourite recording of Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Rachmaninov's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, a set of dazzling variations for piano and orchestra on Paganini's 24th Caprice for solo violin, was premiered in 1934 in Baltimore by the Philadelphia Orchestra and Leopold Stokowski with Rachmaninov playing the solo part. Rachmaninov had already …
Duration (h:m:s): 45:24
Music researcher and writer Katy Hamilton chooses her favourite recording of Liszt's Sonata in B minor. When Clara Schumann described Liszt's 1854 Piano Sonata in B minor as 'truly terrible' it reflected an influential school of 19th-century thought (Brahms fell asleep when he first heard it). But for Liszt himself it was his breakthrough piece which established him …
Duration (h:m:s): 43:44
Leonard Bernstein's exuberant Chichester Psalms was one of the composer's many strong connections with the UK, commissioned for the 1965 Southern Cathedrals Festival at Chichester Cathedral. Music journalist Edward Seckerson talks to Andrew about the background to the piece, whilst whittling down the available recordings to come up with the finest recording to buy, download or stream.
Duration (h:m:s): 42:51
Academic and Sibelius enthusiast Dr Leah Broad chooses her favourite recordings of Sibelius' Violin Concerto. Presented by Andrew McGregor.
Duration (h:m:s): 47:27
Musicologist Professor Natasha Loges chooses her favourite recording of Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata. Beethoven's Violin Sonata in A major, Op.47, more commonly known simply as the Kreutzer Sonata, is one of the most technically challenging pieces in the violin repertoire. Leo Tolstoy immortalised the work in his notorious and daring 1889 novella The Kreutzer Sonata, which was promptly censored by the …
Duration (h:m:s): 46:12
Iain Burnside chooses his favourite recording of Mozart's Quintet for Piano and Wind K.452. Mozart wrote his famous Quintet in E flat major for Piano and Winds in 1784 and it was premiered at the Imperial and Royal National Court Theater in Vienna. Shortly afterwards, Mozart wrote to his father: "I myself consider it to be the best …
Duration (h:m:s): 47:15
Musicologist Dr Flora Willson chooses her favourite recording of Mahler's orchestral song cycle Das Lied von der Erde. Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, 'Song of the Earth', is a set of six songs for two voices and orchestra, but is it a song-cycle or a symphony? Mahler certainly intended for Das Lied von der Erde to reflect the world …
Duration (h:m:s): 51:20
Conductor and choral expert Jeremy Summerly chooses his favourite recordings of Carl Orff's iconic cantata, Carmina Burana. Carl Orff composed his cantata in 1936, based on 24 poems from the medieval collection Carmina Burana. The poems cover a wide range of subjects, which are just as topical today as they were in the 13th century: the fickleness of …
Duration (h:m:s): 48:02
Baroque music specialist Dr Simon Heighes chooses his favourite version of Bach's Motets. These technically challenging works contain some of Bach's very best music and can be thrilling in performance by a top-notch group of singers. They're also the only of Bach's vocal works that stayed in the repertoire without interruption between his death in 1750 and the …