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John Shea presents a performance of Beethoven's String Quartet Op.130 and Grosse Fuge by the Vertavo String Quartet.

1:01 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van [1770-1827]
Quartet for strings (Op.130) in B flat major
Vertavo String Quartet

1:43 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van [1770-1827]
Grosse Fuge for string quartet (Op.133)
Vertavo String Quartet

2:01 AM
Górecki, Henryk Mikolaj (1933-2010)
Totus tuus (Op.60)
Jutland Chamber Choir, Mogens Dahl (director)

2:11 AM
Sibelius, Jean [1865-1957]
Symphony No.5 in E flat major, Op.82
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Ari Rasilainen (conductor)

2:45 AM
Prokofiev, Sergey [1891-1953]
Pensées (Op.62)
Roger Woodward (piano)

3:01 AM
Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
Quartet for strings in F major
Biava Quartet

3:31 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Concerto for piano and orchestra no.17 (K.453) in G major
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano), Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Terje Tønnesen (conductor)

4:01 AM
Castelnuovo Tedesco, Mario (1895-1968)
Capriccio Diabolico for guitar (Op.85)
Goran Listes (guitar)

4:11 AM
Abel, Carl Friedrich (1723-1787)
Symphony (Op.10 No.4) in C major
La Stagione Frankfurt, Michael Schneider (conductor)

4:20 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Sonata for piano (Op.78) in F sharp major
Ernst von Dohnányi (1877-1960) (piano)

4:30 AM
Purcell, Henry (1659-1695)
Sonata for trumpet, strings and basso continuo in D major
Ivan Hadliyski (trumpet), Kammerorchester, Alipi Naydenov (conductor)

4:36 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
5 Songs for chorus (Op.104)
Danish National Radio Choir, Stefan Parkman (conductor)

4:50 AM
Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958)
The Wasps - Overture from the Incidental Music
Bbc Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier (Conductor)

5:01 AM
Ibert, Jacques (1890-1962)
Trois Pièces Brèves
The Ariart Woodwind Quintet

5:08 AM
Bach, Johann Michael (1648-1694)
Liebster Jesu, hor mein Flehen
Maria Zedelius (soprano), David Cordier (alto), Paul Elliott and Hein Meens (tenors), Michael Schopper (bass), Musica Antiqua Koln, Reinhard Goebel (director)

5:16 AM
Arriaga, Juan Crisostomo (1806-1826)
Los Esclavos Felices - overture
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

5:23 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Images II for piano
Roger Woodward (piano)

5:37 AM
Musorgsky, Modest (1839-1881)
Khovanschina: Prelude; Dance of the Persian Slaves
Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Ivan Marinov (conductor)

5:51 AM
Chambonnieres, Jacques Champion de (c.1601-1672)
Pièces de clavecin du premier livre (Paris, 1670)
Hank Knox (harpsichord)

6:04 AM
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B flat (J.182) (Op.34)
Lena Jonhäll (clarinet) with the Zetterqvist String Quartet

6:29 AM
Förster, Kaspar (1616-1673)
Vanitas vanitatum
La Capelle Ducale

6:40 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pytor Il'yich (1840-1893)
Variations on a Rococo Theme for cello and orchestra, Op.33
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Alexander Rudin (cello & conductor).

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