Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

07/06/2012

Jonathan Swain presents a focus on composer Samuel Barber featuring performances of his orchestral music, including Knoxville - summer of 1915 and his Violin Concerto.

12:31 AM
Barber, Samuel (1910-1981)
The School for scandal - overture (Op.5)
Cleveland Orchestra, Pinchas Steinberg (conductor)

12:40 AM
Barber, Samuel (1910-1981)
Concerto for violin and orchestra (Op.14)
James Ehnes (violin), Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra, Steven Sloane (conductor)

1:03 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
4 Klavierstücke (Op.119)
Robert Silverman (piano)

1:21 AM
Barber, Samuel (1910-1981)
Toccata festiva for organ and orchestra (Op.36)
Simon Preston (organ), Los Angeles Philharmonic, Alexander Micklethwaite (conductor)

1:36 AM
Schuman, William (1910-1992)
3 Carols of Death
BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

1:47 AM
Barber, Samuel [1910-1981]
Dover beach for voice and string quartet (Op.3)
Ronan Collett (baritone), Psophos Quartet

1:56 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Suite for cello solo, No.1 in G major (BWV.1007) (arr. for viola)
Maxim Rysanov (viola)

2:14 AM
Barber, Samuel (1910-1981)
Knoxville - summer of 1915 for soprano and orchestra (Op.24)
Carolyn Sampson (soprano), Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan (conductor)

2:31 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Symphony no. 9 (D.944) in C major "Great"
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

3:18 AM
Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)
7 Dances of the Dolls (Op.91c) arr. for wind quintet
Bulgarian Academic Wind Quintet

3:30 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-1788)
Fantasia in C (Wq.61,6)
Andreas Staier (pianoforte)

3:38 AM
Tippett, Michael (1905-1998)
Dance, clarion air - madrigal for 5-part chorus
BBC Singers, Stephen Layton (conductor)

3:42 AM
Telemann, Georg Philipp (1681-1767)
Concerto in D major for flute, 2 violins, viola and continuo
Musica Antiqua Köln

3:54 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
2 Nocturnes (Op.32)
Kevin Kenner (piano)

4:05 AM
Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
Sonata for strings No.5 in E flat major
Camerata Bern

4:20 AM
Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)
Carnival overture (Op.92)
Slovenian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Samo Hubad (conductor)

4:31 AM
Hartmann, Johann Peter Emilius (1805-1900)
Blomstre som en rosengård (Blooming like a rose garden)
Fionian Chamber Choir, Alice Granum (director)

4:36 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Praeludium and Fughetta in G major (BWV.902)
Andreas Staier (harpsichord)

4:46 AM
Svendsen, Johan (1840-1911)
Romance for violin and orchestra in G major (Op.26)
Julia Fischer (violin), Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green (conductor)

4:55 AM
Marais, Marin (1656-1728)
Les Folies d'Espagne
Lise Daoust (flute)

5:05 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Ganymed (D.544) - from 3 Songs (Op.19 No.3)
Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Andreas Staier (fortepiano)

5:10 AM
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Quartet for strings in F major
Vertavo Quartet

5:27 AM
Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
3 Chansons for unaccompanied chorus
BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

5:34 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Symphony no.99 in E flat major (H.1.99)
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, Guido Ajmone Marsan (conductor)

5:58 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
L'isle joyeuse
Philippe Cassard (piano)

6:04 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-1788)
Concerto for flute and strings in G major (Wq.169)
Robert Aitken (flute), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor).

Release date:

6 hours

Last on

Thu 7 Jun 2012 00:30