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

04/02/2013

Jonathan Swain presents Elgar, Delius and Tippett from the First Night of the Proms 2012, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

12:31 AM
Elgar, Edward [1857-1934]
Cockaigne (In London town) - overture Op.40
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

12:48 AM
Delius, Frederick [1862-1934]
Sea Drift for baritone, chorus and orchestra
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder (conductor)

1:16 AM
Tippett, Michael [1905-1998]
Suite in D (A Birthday suite for Prince Charles)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

1:34 AM
Elgar, Edward [1857-1934]
Coronation Ode, Op.44 (1911)
Susan Gritton (soprano), Sarah Connolly (contralto), Robert Murray (tenor), Gerald Finley (bass-baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner (conductor)

2:09 AM
Purcell, Henry (1659-1695)
Chacony a 4 for strings in G minor (Z.730)
Simon Standage (violin), Ensemble Il Tempo: Agata Sapiecha (violin and artistic director), Maria Dudzik (violin), Malgorzata Gologórska (viola), Marcin Zalewski (viol da gamba), Lilianna Stawarz (harpsichord)

2:14 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Motet: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (BWV.225)
The Sixteen, Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra (Barockformation), Ton Koopman (conductor)

2:31 AM
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Symphonic Dances (Op.64)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava, Ondrej Lenard (conductor)

2:57 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]
Trio Sonata in C minor from 'Musikalischen Opfer' (BWV.1079)
Tom Ottar Andreassen (flute), Frode Larsen (violin), Emery Cardas (cello), Knut Johanssen (harpsichord)

3:17 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
String Quintet No.2 in G major (Op.111)
Members of Wiener Streichsextett

3:46 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk (1810-1849)
Prelude for piano (Op.45) in C sharp minor
Cedric Tiberghien (piano)

3:52 AM
Moniuszko, Stanislaw (1819-1872)
Overture to Verbum Nobile: Opera in 1 act (1860)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jerzy Salwarowski (conductor)

3:57 AM
Korngold, Erich Wolfgang (1897-1957)
Aria: 'Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen' (from 'Die tote Stadt', Act 2)
Brett Polegato (baritone), Canadian Opera Company Orchestra, Richard Bradshaw (conductor)

4:02 AM
Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)
Siegfried-Idyll for small orchestra
The Hungarian Radio Orchestra, Ervin Lukács (conductor)

4:20 AM
Jacquet de la Guerre, Elisabeth-Claude (1665-1729)
Sonata in D major for 2 violins and continuo
Musica Fiorita: Enrico Parizzi & Roberto Falcone (violins), Rebeka Rusó (Viola da gamba), Rafael Bonavita (theorbo), Daniela Dolci (harpsichord/director)

4:31 AM
Charpentier, Marc-Antoine (1634-1704)
Prelude to Te Deum
European Union Baroque Orchestra, Roy Goodman (conductor)

4:33 AM
Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)
Fanfarinette
Colin Tilney (harpsichord)

4:36 AM
Couperin, François (1668-1733)
Musette de Taverni -- from 'Pièces de clavecin' Ordre No.15
Colin Tilney (harpsichord)

4:39 AM
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)
Pelleas et Melisande - suite (Op.80)
BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

4:55 AM
Sermisy, Claudin de (c.1490-1562)
5 Chansons: 'Au joly boys' (Paris 1538], 'Je ne menge point de porc' , 'Tant que vivray' , 'Vien tost' & 'Tu disoys que j'en mourroys'
Ensemble Clément Janequin

5:05 AM
Dukas, Paul (1865-1935)
Sorcerer's apprentice - symphonic scherzo for orchestra
Orchestre National de France, Charles Dutoit (conductor)

5:18 AM
Duparc, Henri (1848-1933)
La Vie antérieure - for voice and piano (1884)
Gerald Finley (baritone), Stephen Ralls (piano)

5:22 AM
Duparc, Henri (1848-1933)
L'invitation au voyage - for voice and piano (1870)
Gerald Finley (baritone), Stephen Ralls (piano)

5:27 AM
Janequin, Clément (c.1485-1558)
Martin menoit, chanson à 4
Chorus of Swiss-Italian Radio, Stefano Innocenti (conductor)

5:29 AM
Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
String Quartet in F major
New Helsinki Quartet

5:59 AM
Chausson, Ernest (1855-1899)
Chanson Perpetuelle (Op.37)
Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Staffan Scheja (piano), Vertavo String Quartet

6:07 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1916)
Iberia (Images No 2)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Jun Märkl (conductor).

Release date:

6 hours

Last on

Mon 4 Feb 2013 00:30