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With Jonathan Swain. Christmas Music for the Orthodox Church, The Oratorio "The Nativity" by Romanian Paul Constantinescu

12:31 AM
Constantinescu, Paul [1909-1963]
Byzantine Christmas Oratorio
Theodor Ilincai (tenor - cantor role); Irina Iordachescu (soprano); Sidonia Nica (mezo soprano); Pompei Harasteanu (bass); George Enescu Philharmonic Chorus,; Iosif Ion Prunner (chorus master); George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra; Horia Andreeascu (conductor)
1:39 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Concerto for cello and orchestra in D major (H.7b.2)
Alexandra Gutu (cello), Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra, Radu Zvoriszeanu (conductor)

2:05 AM
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)

2:21 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich [1840-1893]
Waltz of the flowers from "the Nutcracker" ballet
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Per Hammarström (conductor)

2:31 AM
Dvorak, Antonin (1841-1904)
Symphony No.8 in G major (Op.88)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox (conductor)

3:08 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Chaconne from the Partita for solo violin No.2 in D minor (BWV.1004)
Tomaz Rajteric (guitar)

3:23 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Trio for keyboard and strings in G minor (H.XV.19)
Katharine Gowers (violin), Adrian Brendel (cello), Paul Lewis (piano)

3:39 AM
Albicastro, Henricus (fl.1700-06)
Motet 'Coelestes angelici chori'
Guy de Mey (tenor), Ensemble 415, Chiara Banchini (conductor)

3:53 AM
Ranta, Sulho (1901-1960)
Finnish Folk Dances - suite for orchestra (Op.51)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

4:02 AM
Martinu, Bohuslav (1890-1959)
Variations on a theme by Rossini for cello and piano
Leonid Gorokhov (cello, USSR), Irina Nikitina (piano)

4:10 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Where'er you walk' Jupiter's air from Act II, Scene 3 of the opera 'Semele'
Matthew White (counter-tenor), Arte dei Suonatori, Eduardo Lopez (conductor)

4:14 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Waltz for piano (Op.18) in E flat major "Grande valse brillante"
Ingrid Fliter (piano)

4:20 AM
Grossman, Ludwik (1835-1915)
Csárdás from the comic opera Duch wójewody (The Ghost of Voyvode) (1875)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Katowice, Miroslaw Blaszczyk (conductor)

4:31 AM
Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
Overture to Masquerade
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Ari Rasilainen (conductor)

4:36 AM
Tippett, Michael (1905-1998)
Five Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time'
BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

4:48 AM
Samuel-Rousseau, Marcel (1882-1955)
Variations Pastorales sur un vieux Noël
Erica Goodman (harp), Members of the Amadeus Ensemble: Moshe Hammer (violin), Barry Schifman (violin), Douglas Perry (viola), Jack Mendelsson (cello)

4:58 AM
Haydn (Franz) Joseph (1732-1809)
Symphony no. 103 (H.1.103) in E flat major "Drum Roll"
BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

5:29 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Notturno (D.897) for piano and strings in E flat major
Vadim Repin (violin), Jan-Erik Gustafsson (cello), Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

5:38 AM
Alfvén, Hugo (1872-1960)
Suite for Orchestra from 'King Gustav II Adolf' (Op.49)
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Niklas Willén (conductor)

5:54 AM
Roman, Johan Helmich [1694-1758]
Symphonia No.20 in E minor
Stockholm Antiqua

6:02 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
String Quartet in D major (K.155)
Australian String Quartet

6:12 AM
Bernat Vivancos [b.1973]
Salve d'ecos
Latvian Radio Choir - female voices, Sigvards Klava (conductor)

6:22 AM
Bacewicz, Grazyna (1909-1969)
Suite for chamber orchestra
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jan Krenz (conductor)

06:30 AM
Radio 3 Breakfast.

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