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24/10/2012

Jonathan Swain presents Rossini's comic opera Il Turco in Italia recorded at the Royal Opera House, London. Featuring baritone Sir Thomas Allen and soprano Aleksandra Kurzak.

12:32 AM
Rossini, Gioachino [1792-1868]
Il Turco in Italia - Act I
Leah-Marian Jones (mezzo-soprano, Zaida), Steven Ebel (tenor. Albazar) Thomas Allen (baritone, Prosdocimo - a poet) Aleksandra Kurzak (soprano, Fiorilla) Ildebrando d'Arcangelo (bass, Selim - A Turkish Prince) Colin Lee (tenor, Don Narciso) Alessandro Corbelli (baritone, Don Geronio) Royal Opera Chorus, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Maurizio Benini (conductor)

1:57 AM
Rossini, Gioachino [1792-1868]
Il Turco in Italia - Act 2
Cast as above, Royal Opera Chorus, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Maurizio Benini (conductor)

3:09 AM
Fasch, Johann Friedrich (1688-1758)
Lute Concerto in D minor
Konrad Junghänel (lute), Music Antiqua Köln, Reinhard Goebel (director)

3:24 AM
Bruch, Max (1838-1920)
Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra with Harp (Op.46)
James Ehnes (violin), Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

3:54 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave) - overture (Op.26)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox (conductor)

4:05 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Variations on a Theme by Clara Wieck
Angela Cheng (piano)

4:13 AM
Bach, Johann Christoph (1642-1703)
Fürchte dich nicht - motet for 5 voices
Cantus Cölln, Konrad Junghänel (director)

4:17 AM
Abel, Carl Friedrich (1723-1787)
Symphony in D major (Op.10 No.5)
La Stagione Frankfurt, Michael Schneider (conductor)

4:27 AM
Rachmaninov, Sergey (1873-1943)
Italian Polka
Ruta Ibelhauptiene and Zbignevas Ibelhauptas (pianos)

4:31 AM
Mortelmans, Lodewijk (1868-1952)
Solemn Procession to Gethsemane (Part II of Evangelical Diptych)
Flemish Radio Orchestra, Jan Latham-Koenig (conductor)

4:35 AM
Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)
Klid for cello and orchestra (B.182) arr. from no.5 of 'From the Bohemian forest'
Shauna Rolston (cello), Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Uri Mayer (conductor)

4:42 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
String Quartet in G major (K.156)
Australian String Quartet

4:54 AM
Weill, Kurt (1900-1950)
Kleine Dreigroschenmusik
Winds of the Flemish Radio Orchestra, Jan Latham Koenig (conductor)

5:03 AM
Lilburn, Douglas (1915-2001)
Diversions for Strings
Symphony Nova Scotia, Georg Tintner (conductor)

5:19 AM
Grieg, Edvard (Hagerup) (1843-1907)
Andante con moto for piano trio in C minor
Kungsbacka Piano Trio

5:30 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Psalm Nisi Dominus (RV.608)
Matthew White (counter-tenor), Arte dei Suonatori, Eduardo Lopez (conductor)

5:51 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Fantasia on Polish airs for piano and orchestra (Op.13) in A major
Nelson Goerner (piano), Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Frans Brüggen (conductor)

6:06 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-1788)
Concerto for 2 harpsichords in F major (Wq.46/H.410)
Alan Curtis & Gustav Leonhardt (harpsichords), Collegium Aureum.

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