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6 nights in Poland: Jonathan Swain investigates the wealth of musical riches left in Chopin's wake, in this his anniversary year

1:01 AM
Bobrowicz, Jan Nepomucen [(1805-1881)]
Introduction, Variations and Polonaise on an Original Tyrolian Theme (Op. 13)
Lukasz Kuropaczewski (guitar)

1:13 AM
Stojowski, Zygmunt [1870-1946]
Piano Concerto No. 2 in A flat (Op. 32)
Jonathan Plowright (piano), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michal Dworzynski (conductor)

1:45 AM
Poniatowski, J. M. K. [1816-1873]
"E poi sincero?.. Quando ei mi parla", from 'Gelmina'
Joanna Wos (soprano), Kevin kenner (piano)

1:56 AM
Elsner, Jozef Antoni Franciszek [1769-1854]
Symphony in C major (Op.11)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Massimiliano Caldi (conductor)

2:19 AM
Poniatowski, J. M. K. [1816-1873]
Fra Giovanni mi sento...Dite a lui che m'ama", from 'Gelmina'
Joanna Wos (soprano), Kevin kenner (piano)

2:25 AM
Martinu, Bohuslav [1890-1959]
Music from the ballet Vzpoura (The Revolt)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Massimiliano Caldi (conductor)

2:40 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Variation No.6 from "Hexameron"
Kevin Kenner (piano - Erard of 1829)

2:42 AM
Liszt, Franz [1811-1886]
Les Preludes - symphonic poem after Lamartine (S.97)
Hungarian State Orchestra, János Ferencsik (conductor)

3:01 AM
Lucic, Franjo von (1889-1972)
Missa Jubilaris
The Ivan Goran Kovacic Academic Chorus, The Croatian Army Symphony Wind Orchestra, Mladen Tarbuk (conductor) [organist unidentified]

3:30 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Sinfonia concertante for oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and orchestra (K.297b) in E flat major
(soloists not identified), Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Terje Tønnesen (conductor)

4:00 AM
Suppé, Franz von (1819-1895)
Overture - from The Light Cavalry
Slovenian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Marko Munih (conductor)

4:08 AM
Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)
Rondo in C minor, Op.1
Ludmil Angelov (piano)

4:17 AM
Sarasate, Pablo de (1844-1908)
Zigeunerweisen (Op.20) vers. for violin and orchestra
Moshe Hammer (violin), Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Kazuhiro Koizumi (conductor)

4:26 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Air: 'Return, O God of hosts' - from 'Samson', Act 2
Maureen Forrester (contralto), I Solisti di Zagreb, Antonio Janigro (conductor)

4:35 AM
Grieg, Edvard Hagerup (1843-1907)
Norwegian Dance No 1 (Op.35)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Andrew Litton (conductor)

4:42 AM
Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958)
Romance for viola and piano
Steven Dann (viola), Bruce Vogt (piano)

4:49 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Concerto for 2 violins, 2 cellos & orchestra (RV.564) in D major
Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi (violin/director)

5:01 AM
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (1844-1908)
Overture to Pskovitjanka [The Maid of Pskov] (1873)
BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

5:09 AM
Gade, Niels Wilhelm (1817-1890)
Ved solnedgang [At sunset] (Op.46) - for choir and orchestra
Danish National Radio Choir, Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Roman Zeilinger (conductor)

5:16 AM
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)
Nocturne for piano No.1 in E flat minor (Op.33 No.1)
Livia Rev (piano)

5:25 AM
Fesch, Willem de (1687-c.1757)
Concerto for 2 flutes and orchestra in G minor (Op.5 No.2)
Musica ad Rhenum

5:34 AM
Butterworth, Arthur (b. 1923)
Romanza for horn and strings (1954)
Martin Hackleman (horn), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

5:44 AM
Moniuszko, Stanislaw (1819-1872)
String Quartet No.1 in D minor (1837-1840)
Camerata Quartet - Wlodzimierz Prominski & Andrzej Kordykiewicz (violins), Piotr Reichert (viola), Roman Hoffmann (cello)

6:00 AM
Schlegel, Leander (1844-1913)
Sonata for piano and violin (Op.34) (1910)
Candida Thompson (violin), David Kuyken (piano)

6:23 AM
Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)
Der Bürger als Edelmann (Le Bourgeois gentilhomme) - suite (Op.60)
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Terje Tønnesen (conductor).

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