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02/05/2010

Jonathan Swain presents rarities, archive and concert recordings from Europe's leading broadcasters

01:01AM
Handel, Georg Frideric [1685-1759]

Arrival of the Queen of Sheba - Sinfonia from Act 3 of Solomon

01:04AM
Let thy hand be strengthened - coronation anthem no. 2 (HWV.259)

01:14AM
4 excerpts from Semele: (Overture; (aria) Endless pleasure, endless love; (aria) Mr racking thoughts by no kind slumbers freed; (aria) Myself I shall adore)
Carolyn Sampson (soprano)

01:33AM
My heart is inditing - coronation anthem no. 4 (HWV.261)

01:45AM
The King Shall Rejoice - coronation anthem no. 3 (HWV.260)

01:56AM
Salve Regina - (HWV.241)
Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Alastair Ross (organ)

02:08AM
Concerto for organ and orchestra no. 4 (Op.4'4) in F major original version,
Alastair Ross (organ)

02:25AM
Zadok The Priest - coronation anthem no. 1 (HWV.258)

The Sixteen (choir), Sixteen Orchestra, Harry Christophers (conductor)

02:31AM
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Choral Dances from Gloriana - Coronation opera for Elizabeth II (Op.53) (1953)
The King's Singers

02:38AM
Kyurkchiiski, Krassimir (b.1936)
Variations on a theme by Handel (1984)
Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Dimitar Manolov (conductor)

02:58AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Prelude - from 'Rinaldo' (Act 1 sc.7)
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Paul Dyer (artistic director)

03:01AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
Quartet for strings No.1 in D major (Op.11)
Tämmel String Quartet

03:31AM
Prokofiev, Sergey [1891-1953]
Excerpts from the ballet Romeo and Juliet (Op.64)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (conductor)

04:13AM
Orbán, György (b. 1947)
Cor mundum
Talinn Music High School Chamber Choir, Evi Eespere (director)

04:20AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Regina coeli for soloists SATB, chorus, orchestra & organ (K.276) in C major
Olivia Robinson (soprano), Sian Menna (mezzo-soprano), Christopher Bowen (tenor), Stuart MacIntyre (baritone), BBC Singers, BBC Concert Orchestra, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

04:27AM
Hoof, Jef van (1886-1959)
Willem de Zwijger - overture
Belgian Radio and Television National Philharmonic Orchestra, Fernand Terby (conductor)

04:34AM
Massenet, Jules (1842-1912)
Melodie-elegie arr. unknown for cello and piano
Jan-Erik Gustafsson (cello), Heini Kärkkäinen (piano)

04:37AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus [1756-1791]
Sonata for piano (K.309) in C major
Anna Vinnitskaya (piano)

04:55AM
Kaap, Artur (1878-1952)
Chorus No.7 'You are Great, Lord' - from the oratorio 'Hiiob' [Job]
Oratorio Choir, Estonian National Male Choir, Estonian Boys' Choir, Estonian State Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi (conductor)

05:01AM
Schumann, Robert [1810-1856]
Toccata for piano (Op.7) in C major
Francesco Piemontesi (Piano)

05:07AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Symphony No.17 (K.129) in G major
The Amadeus Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra in Poznan; Agnieszka Duczmal (conductor)

05:25AM
Paderewski, Ignacy Jan (1860-1941) arranged by Stanislaw Wiechowicz
From 6 Lieder (Op.18) arranged for choir
Polish Radio Chorus, Wlodzimierz Siedlik (conductor)

05:37AM
Grieg, Edvard Hagerup [1843-1907]
2 Norwegian Dances (Op.35, nos. 1 & 2)
Plovdiv Philharmonic Orchestra, Rouslan Raychev (conductor)

05:47AM
Geijer, Erik Gustaf (1783-1847)
Sonatina for Violin and Piano in A flat
Klara Hellgren (violin), Anders Kilström (piano)

06:01AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
BBC Philharmonic, Jan-Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

06:11AM
Haydn, Joseph [1732-1809]
Quartet for strings (Op.55'1) in A major
Meta4 (Quartet)

06:29AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Scherzo for piano No.3 in C sharp minor (Op.39)
Simon Trpceski (piano)

06:37AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]
Sinfonia from Christmas Oratorio (BWV.248)
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Kjetil Haugsand (conductor)

06:43AM
Lipatti, Dinu (1917-1950)
Concertino for piano and chamber orchestra (Op.3), 'en style ancien'
Horia Mihail (piano), Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra, Horia Andreescu (conductor).

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