Strauss Tone Poems

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01Through The Night20141028

Strauss Tone Poems (1/5). 150th anniversary of Richard Strauss's birth. John Shea presents Strauss's tone poems Aus Italien and Macbeth.

12:31 AM

Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)

Aus Italien Op.16 for orchestra

Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenárd (conductor)

1:12 AM

Macbeth (Op.23)

BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

1:32 AM

Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)

Rhapsodie Espagnole (S.254)

Richard Raymond (piano)

1:47 AM

Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)

Piano Quartet No.3 in C minor (Op.60)

Rian de Waal (piano), Joan Berkhemer (violin), Michel Samson (viola), Nadia David (cello)

2:18 AM

Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)

Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Arvid Engegård (conductor)

2:31 AM

Muffat, Georg (1653-1704)

Toccata Prima - from Apparatus musico organisticus (1690)

Peter van Dijk (organ)

2:37 AM

Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)

Stabat mater for soloists, chorus and orchestra vers. Standard

Maria Belcheva (soprano), Stefka Minerva (mezzo-soprano), Tsvetan Tsvetkov (tenor), Dimitar Stanchev (bass), Bulgarian National Radio Mixed Choir, Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Milen Nachev (conductor)

3:30 AM

Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich (1804-1857)

Overture in D major

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard (conductor)

3:37 AM

Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869)

Trio des Jeunes Ismaélites - from L'enfance du Christ

Nora Shulman and Virginia Markson (flutes), Judy Loman (harp)

3:45 AM

Granados, Enrique (1867-1916), text: Fernando Periquet (1873-1940)

4 Tonadillas from 'Colección de tonadillas escritas en estilo antiguo'

Isabel Bayrakdarian (soprano), James Parker (piano)

3:54 AM

Papa, Jacobus Clemens non (ca.1510-1555/6)

Carole magnus eras

Netherlands Chamber Choir, Paul van Nevel (conductor)

4:00 AM

Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849), arranged Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)

Meine Freuden

Maurizio Baglini (piano)

4:05 AM

Buxtehude, Dietrich (1637-1707)

Jubilate Domino, omnis terra for alto, viola da gamba and continuo BuxWV 64

Bogna Bartosz (contralto), Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman (conductor)

4:13 AM

Milhaud, Darius (1892-1974)

Suite for clarinet, violin and piano (Op.157b), 'Le Voyageur sans bagages'

James Campbell (clarinet), Moshe Hammer (violin), André Laplante (piano)

4:23 AM

Auric, Georges (1899-1983) arr. Philip Lane

Suite from 'Passport to Pimlico'

BBC Philharmonic, Rumon Gamba (conductor)

4:31 AM

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (1844-1908)

May Night: overture

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

4:39 AM

Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)

Sonatina no.3 for piano (Op.67 No.3) in B flat minor

Eero Heinonen (piano)

4:46 AM

Hellendaal, Pieter (1721-1799)

Concerto grosso for strings and continuo (Op.3 No.1) in G minor

Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Bohdan Warchal (leader)

4:59 AM

Escher, Rudolf (1912-1980) (text: Paul Eluard (1895-1952))

Le vrai visage de la paix (1953 revised 1957) - from Le vrai visage de la paix par Picasso et Eluard

Netherlands Chamber Choir, Ed Spanjaard (conductor)

5:11 AM

Chausson, Ernest (1855-1899)

Poème for violin and orchestra (Op.25)

Igor Ozim (violin), Slovenian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Samo Hubad (conductor)

5:27 AM

Franck, César (1822-1890)

Cantabile in B major, M.36

David Drury (William Hill and Son organ of Sydney town Hall, Australia)

5:34 AM

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)

Sonata for piano (K.576) in D major

Jonathan Biss (piano)

5:50 AM

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)

Concerto for oboe and strings in F major reconstr. from BWV.1053

Hans-Peter Westermann (oboe), Camerata Köln

6:09 AM

Luython, Carl (1557-1620)

Lamentationes Hieremiae Prophetae à 6 - from 'Opus musicum in Lamentationes Hieremiae Prophetae' (Prague 1604)

Huelgas-Ensemble, Paul van Nevel (conductor).

02Through The Night20141029

Including Strauss's Don Juan, Tod und Verklarung and Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche.

Strauss Tone Poems (2/5). 150th Anniversary of Richard Strauss's birth. John Shea presents the next instalment of Strauss tone poems: Don Juan, Death and Transfiguration, and Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche.

12:31 AM

Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)

Don Juan (Op.20) (symphonic poem)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles (conductor)

12:49 AM

Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration) (Op.24)

Slovenian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Samo Hubad (conductor)

1:13 AM

Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche (Op.28)

BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

1:27 AM

Dance of the seven veils - from Salome

Richard Strauss (1864-1949) (piano)

1:36 AM

Mahler, Gustav (1860-1911)

Symphony No.1 D major, 'Titan'

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Litton (conductor)

2:31 AM

Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, B.108 (Op.53)

Vilde Frang Bjærke (violin), Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, William Eddins (conductor)

3:03 AM

Goldmark, Karoly (1830-1915)

Quartet in B flat major Op.8 for strings

Kodály Quartet

3:32 AM

Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)

Concerto in G minor 'per l'Orchestra di Dresda' (RV.577)

Cappella Coloniensis, Hans-Martin Linde (conductor) (soloists unidentified)

3:42 AM

Chopin, Fryderyk (1810-1849)

Fantaisie-impromptu in C sharp minor Op.66 for piano

Anastasia Vorotnaya (piano)

3:47 AM

Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958)

Silence and Music - madrigal for chorus

BBC Singers, Bo Holten (conductor)

3:54 AM

Weiss, Silvius Leopold (1686-1750)

Prelude, Toccata and Allegro in G major

Hopkinson Smith (Baroque Lute)

4:03 AM

Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)

Overture to La Forza del destino

Orchestre du Conservatoire de Musique du Québec, Raffi Armenian (conductor)

4:11 AM

Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)

3 Lieder

Daniela Lehner (mezzo-soprano) , Love Derwinger (piano)

4:20 AM

Telemann, Georg Philipp (1681-1767)

Concerto for 3 oboes and orchestra in B flat major

Peter Westermann, Michael Niesemann, Piet Dhont (oboes), Musica Antiqua Koln, Reinhard Goebel (director)

4:31 AM

Purcell, Henry (1659-1695)

Sonata - 1683 no. 2 in B flat major Z.791 for 2 violins and continuo

Les Ambassadeurs, Alexis Kossenko (director)

4:38 AM

Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)

Variations in E major on a German National Air (op.posth)

Ludmil Angelov (piano)

4:46 AM

Farkas, Ferenc (1905-2000)

5 Ancient Hungarian Dances for wind quintet

Tae-Won Kim (flute), Hyong-Sup Kim (oboe), Pil-Kwan Sung (oboe), Hyon-Kon Kim (clarinet), Sang-Won Yoon (bassoon)

4:56 AM

Parker, Horatio William (1863-1919)

A Northern Ballad

Albany Symphony Orchestra, Julius Hegyi (conductor)

5:10 AM

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)

Basta vincesti (recit) and "Ah, non lasciami" (aria) (K.486a)

Rosemary Joshua (soprano), Freiburg Barockorchester, René Jacobs (conductor)

5:15 AM

Concerto for horn and orchestra No.1 in E flat major, (Op.11)

Bostjan Lipovsek (french horn), Slovenian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, David de Villiers (conductor)

5:32 AM

Kraus, Joseph Martin (1756-1792)

Symphony in C minor

Concerto Köln

5:52 AM

Liszt, Franz (1811-1886), transcr. Dohnányi, Ernst von

Fantasia and Fugue on B.A.C.H.

Ernst von Dohnányi (1877-1960) (piano)

6:04 AM

Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 -1827)

Quartet for strings (Op.18'2) in G major

Kroger Quartet.

03Through The Night20141030

With John Shea. Including Strauss's tone poems Also Sprach Zarathustra and Don Quixote.

Strauss Tone Poems (3/5). 150th Anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss. Tone Poems Also Sprach Zarathustra and Don Quixote from the archives of the Concertgebouw Orchestra.

12:31 AM

Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)

Rienzi Overture

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Mariss Jansons (conductor)

12:44 AM

Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)

Also sprach Zarathustra Op.30

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Dimitri Mitropoulos (conductor)

1:18 AM

Brünnhildes Abschied -- from Götterdämmerung (1876)

Birgit Nilsson (mezzo-soprano), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Pierre Monteux (conductor)

1:36 AM

Don Quixote, Op.35

Pierre Fournier (cello), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, George Szell (conductor)

2:16 AM

Prologue: Dawn music and Siegfried's Rhine journey from Götterdämmerung

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

2:31 AM

Stenhammar, Wilhelm (1871-1927)

String Quartet No.2 in C minor (Op.14)

Yggdrasil String Quartet

3:01 AM

Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 -1827)

Trio for piano and strings (Op.70 no.2) in E flat major

Altenberg Trio, Vienna

3:33 AM

Geminiani, Francesco (1687-1762)

Concerto grosso (Op.3'6) in E minor

Camerata Bern, Thomas Furi (conductor)

3:43 AM

Ruzdjak, Vladimir (1922-1987)

5 Folk Tunes for baritone and orchestra

Miroslav Zivkovich (baritone), Croatian Radio Television Symphony Orchestra, Mladen Tarbuk (conductor)

3:52 AM

Gershwin, George (1898-1937)

3 Preludes (1926) - No.1 in B flat; No.2 in C sharp minor; no.3 in E flat

Bengt-Ake Lundin (piano)

3:59 AM

Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)

Introduction and theme and variations

László Horváth (clarinet),Hungarian Radio Orchestra, Géza Oberfrank (conductor)

4:10 AM

Hellendaal, Pieter (1721-1799)

Sonata no.7 for cello and continuo (1780) from 'Eight solos for the violoncello with a thorough bass' (Op.5)

Jaap ter Linden (cello), Ton Koopman (harpsichord), Ageet Zweistra (cello continuo)

4:21 AM

Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)

Overture (Sinfonia) from L' Isola disabitata - azione teatrale in 2 acts (H.28.9)

Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Rolf Gupta (conductor)

4:31 AM

Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907)

2 Norwegian Dances (Op.35, nos. 1 and 2)

Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, Rouslan Raychev (conductor)

4:41 AM

Sonata for piano (H.16.34) in E minor

Ingrid Fliter (piano)

4:51 AM

Johan Duijck (b.1954)

Cantiones Sacrae in honorem Thomas Tallis, op.26, Book 1

Flemish Radio Choir, Johan Duijck (conductor)

5:02 AM

Jiranek, Frantisek (1698-1778)

Concerto in F major for bassoon, strings and continuo

Sergio Azzolini (bassoon), Collegium Marianum, Jana Semerádová (director)

5:12 AM

Granados, Enrique (1867-1916)

Quejas o la maja y el ruisenor (The Maiden and the Nightingale) - from Goyescas: 7 pieces for piano (Op.11 No.4)

Angela Hewitt (piano)

5:19 AM

Rangstöm, Ture (1884-1947)

Partita for Violin and Orchestra

Bernt Lysell (violin), Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Niklas Willén (conductor)

5:33 AM

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)

Exsultate, jubilate - motet K.165 for soprano and orchestra

Julia Lezhneva (soprano), Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra, Giovanni Antonini (conductor)

5:49 AM

Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)

Piano Trio No.2 in F major, Op.80

Christopher Krenyak (violin), Jan Insinger (cello), Dido Keuning (piano)

6:14 AM

Wirén, Dag (1905-1986)

Serenade for Strings (Op.11)

Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Niklas Willén (conductor).

04Through The Night20141031

With John Shea. Including Strauss's tone poems Ein Heldenleben and Symphonia Domestica.

Strauss Tone Poems (4/5). Ein Heldenleben and Symphonia Domestica. John Shea presents.

12:31 AM

Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)

Ein Heldenleben Op.40

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

1:16 AM

Haydn, (Franz) Joseph (1732-1809)

Symphony No.49 in F minor (Hob.1.49) "La Passione"

Bucharest Virtuosi, Horia Andreescu (conductor)

1:38 AM

Symphonia Domestica (Op. 53)

National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra of Katowice, Jerzy Salwarowski (conductor)

2:21 AM

Berlioz, Hector (1803-1869)

Overture from Béatrice et Bénédict - opera in 2 acts (Op.27)

Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

2:31 AM

Wirén, Dag (1905-1986)

Serenade for Strings (Op.11)

Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Niklas Willén (conductor)

2:46 AM

Rachmaninov, Serge (1873-1943)

Suite No.2 (Op.17) for 2 pianos

Ouellet-Murray Duo: Claire Ouellet and Sandra Murray (pianos)

3:11 AM

Mondonville, Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de (1711-1772)

Grand Motet 'Dominus regnavit'

Ann Monoyios (soprano), Matthew White (counter tenor), Colin Ainsworth (tenor), Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Ivars Taurins (conductor)

3:36 AM

Nardelli, Mario (1927-1993)

Three pieces for guitar (1979)

Mario Nardelli (guitar)

3:46 AM

Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)

Overture (D.590) in D major "In the Italian Style"

Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Paul McCreesh (conductor)

3:54 AM

Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)

3 Songs for chorus (Op.42)

Danish National Radio Choir, Stefan Parkman (conductor)

4:05 AM

Wieniawski, Henryk (1835-1880)

Polonaise in A major for violin and piano (Op.21)

Piotr Plawner (violin), Andrzej Guz (piano)

4:14 AM

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)

Motet: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (BWV.225)

The Sixteen, Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra (Barockformation), Ton Koopman (conductor)

4:31 AM

Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)

Concerto in D minor (Op.3 No.11) from 'L'Estro Armonico'

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon (conductor)

4:40 AM

Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)

Ballade no.1 in G minor (Op.23)

Valerie Tryon (piano)

4:50 AM

Cavalli, Francesco (1602-1676)

Lauda Jerusalem (Psalm 147) - for 2 choirs (concert and ripieno) and instruments

Concerto Palatino

5:00 AM

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)

Four Minuets for orchestra (K.601) - No.1 in A major; No.2 in C major; No.3 in G major; No.4 in D major

Symphony Nova Scotia, Georg Tintner (conductor)

5:11 AM

Schumann, Robert (1810-1856) text Ulrich, Titus (1813-1891) text Möricke, Eduard (1804-1875) text Heyse, Paul (1830-1914) Müller von Königswinter, Wolfgang (1816-1873) text Kinkel, Johann Gottfried (1815-1882)

6 Songs (Op.107)

Jan Van Elsacker (tenor), Claire Chevallier (fortepiano)

5:22 AM

Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)

Sonata in D minor for cello and piano

Henrik Brendstrup (cello), Tor Espen Aspaas (piano)

5:34 AM

Kuula, Toivo (1883-1918)

South Ostrobothnian Suite No.2 (Op.20)

Radion Sinfoniaorkesteri (Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra), Jorma Panula (conductor)

5:58 AM

Henderson, Ruth Watson (b. 1932)

Missa Brevis

Elmer Iseler Singers, Elmer Iseler (conductor)

6:11 AM

Bach, Carl Philipp Emmanuel (1714-1788)

Quartet no.3 in G major (Wq.95/H.539)

Les Adieux.

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John Shea's selection includes Strauss's tone poem Eine Alpensinfonie.

Strauss Tone Poems (5/5). John Shea presents Strauss's depiction of a day in the mountains in his Alpine Symphony as well as Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with Ann-Sofie Mutter and Haydn's 'Lark' Quartet.

1:01 AM

Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)

Eine Alpensinfonie (Op.64)

Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra; Ondrej Lenárd (conductor)

1:51 AM

Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)

Alpestre monte (HWV.81) - for soprano, 2 violins and basso continuo

Susie Le Blanc (soprano), Ensemble Tempo rubato - Veronika Skuplik, Elin Eriksson, Robert Earl Mealy and Christine Moran (violins), Lothar Haass (viola), Markus Möllenbeck (cello), Miriam Shalinski (violone), Alexander Weimann (continuo and director)

2:03 AM

Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931)

Wind Quintet (Op.43)

Galliard Ensemble

2:29 AM

Gombert, Nicolas (c.1495-c.1560)

Credo a 8

BBC Singers; Bo Holten (conductor)

2:43 AM

Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)

3 Intermezzi Op.117 for piano

Maria Joâo Pires (piano)

3:01 AM

Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)

Keyboard Concerto No.5 in F minor (BWV.1056)

Angela Hewitt (piano), CBC Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

3:12 AM

Busoni, Ferrucio (1866-1924)

Suite No.2 for orchestra (Op.34a)

Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

3:40 AM

Grainger, Percy (1882-1961)

To a Nordic Princess

Leslie Howard (piano)

3:47 AM

Delius, Frederick (1862-1934)

To be sung of a summer night on the water; On Craig Dhu

Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (conductor)

3:55 AM

Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)

String Quartet in D major (Op.64 No.5) (Hob.III.63) 'Lark'

Bartók String Quartet

4:13 AM

Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)

Overture from the Incidental music to König Stephan (King Stephen by August von Kotzebue) (Op.117)

Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis (conductor)

4:21 AM

Farnaby, Giles (c.1563-1640)

King's hunt: variations for keyboard (MB.24.49) - from the 'Fitzwilliam virginal book' no.53

Pierre Hantaï (harpsichord)

4:24 AM

Maske (MB.24.31) and Fantasia (MB.24.12) for keyboard - from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book Nos.198 and 237

4:29 AM

Bull, John (11562/3-1628)

King's hunt for keyboard (MB.19.125)

4:34 AM

Berezovsky, Maxim (1745-1777)

Choral concerto "Cast Me Not Off in the time of Old Age"

Platon Maiborada Academic Choir; Yulia Tkach (conductor)

4:45 AM

Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)

Sonata for strings No.5 in E flat major

5:01 AM

Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)

Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune

5:12 AM

Marais, Marin (1656-1728)

Marche Tartare and La Tartarine

Teodoro Bau (viola da gamba), Deniel Perer (harpsichord)

5:16 AM

Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)

3 Songs - Liebesbotschaft, Heidenroslein and Litanei auf das Fest

Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), Malcolm Martineau (piano)

5:26 AM

Durante, Francesco (1684-1755)

Concerto per quartetto for strings no.6 in A major

Concerto Köln

5:36 AM

Corigliano, John (b. 1938)

Elegy for orchestra

CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

5:45 AM

Gounod, Charles (1818-1893)

Faust's Aria 'Salut, demeure chaste et pure' -- from Act III of the 5-act opera 'Faust'

Peter Dvorsky (tenor) , Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava, Ondrej Lenard (conductor)

5:50 AM

Gounod, Charles (1818-1893) arranged by Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)

Valse de l'Opera Faust

Petras Geniusas (piano)

6:00 AM

Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)

Violin Concerto in D major (Op.35) ; Finale )

Ann-Sofie Mutter (violin), Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn (conductor)

6:34 AM

Visée, Robert de (c.1655-c.1723/3)

Suite in C minor

Yasunori Imamura (theorbo)

6:47 AM

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)

Divertimento in D major (KV 136)

Slovak Chamber Orchestra, Bohdan Warchal (director).