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Baroque Spring

As part of Radio 3's Baroque Spring, John Shea introduces a performance of Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610, conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner at the 2010 BBC Proms.

12:31 AM
Monteverdi, Claudio [1567-1643]
Vespro della Beata Vergine (1610)
Monteverdi Choir, London Oratory Junior Choir, Schola Cantorum of the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, English Baroque Soloists, His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts, Sir John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

2:06 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Suite for orchestra no.1 in C major (BWV.1066)
La Petite Bande, Sigiswald Kuijken (conductor)

2:31 AM
Moniuszko, Stanislaw (1819-1872)
Mountain Dances - from the opera 'Halka' (1846-1857)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Szymon Kawalla (conductor)

2:36 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk (1810-1849)
Waltz in A flat (Op.69 No.1)
Kevin Kenner (piano)

2:39 AM
Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
Piano Concerto in G major
Alwin Bär (piano), Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bernhard Klee (conductor)

3:02 AM
Gabrieli, Giovanni (c.1553-1612)
Sonata Pian' e forte, for brass
Brass section of the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Kjetil Haugsand (conductor)

3:07 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
2 Motets, Op.29: 1.Es ist das Heil uns kommen her ; 2.Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein reines Herz
Danish National Radio Choir, Stefan Parkman (conductor)

3:19 AM
Daquin, Louis-Claude (1694-1772)
Rondeau - Le Coucou
Colin Tilney (harpsichord)

3:21 AM
Daquin, Louis-Claude (1694-1772)
Rondeau - La mélodieuse
Colin Tilney (harpsichord)

3:24 AM
Daquin, Louis-Claude (1694-1772)
Rondeau - Le Colin-maillard (blind man's buff)
Colin Tilney (harpsichord)

3:27 AM
Gossec, François-Joseph (1734-1829)
Symphony in D major (Op.5 No.3) 'Pastorella'
Tafelmusik Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon (conductor)

3:43 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Sonata for Flute, Viola & Harp (L. 137)
Tom Ottar Andreassen (flute), Jon Sønstebø (viola), Sidsel Walstad (harp)

4:01 AM
Mortelmans, Lodewijk (1868-1952)
Lyrisch gedicht voor klein orkest
Vlaams Radio Orkest , Bjarte Engeset (conductor)

4:13 AM
Diepenbrock, Alphons (1862-1921)
L'Invitation au voyage
Christa Pfeiler (mezzo-soprano), Rudolf Jansen (piano)

4:19 AM
Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz von [1644-1704]
Battalia a 10 in D (C.61)

4:31 AM
Grainger, Percy (1882-1961)
Handel in the Strand
Leslie Howard (piano)

4:34 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Suite for Orchestra No.3 in D major (BWV.1068)
La Petite Bande, Sigiswald Kuijken (conductor)

4:55 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Adagio for musical clock (WoO.33 No.1)
Stef Tuinstra (organ of Church of Cornelius and St Cyprian, Trivolzio, Lombardy)

5:01 AM
Offenbach, Jacques (1819-1880)
Les Oiseaux dans la charmille - The Doll's Song (from 'The Tales of Hoffmann' Act II)
Tracy Dahl (soprano - Olympia), Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

5:08 AM
Goldmark, Károly (1830-1915)
Im Frühling (In the Spring): overture (Op.36)
Hungarian Radio Orchestra, Antal Jancsovics (conductor)

5:22 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750) arr. Unknown
Sarabande from Suite for solo cello no.6 (BWV.1012) in D major arr. for 4 cellos
David Geringas, Tatjana Vassilieva, Boris Andrianov, Monika Leskovar (cellos)

5:26 AM
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
The Sun shines down
Andrew Kennedy (tenor) , Christopher Glynn (piano)

5:28 AM
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Night covers up the rigid
Andrew Kennedy (tenor) , Christopher Glynn (piano)

5:30 AM
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
To lie flat on the back
Andrew Kennedy (tenor) , Christopher Glynn (piano)

5:33 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Symphony No.29 in A major (K.201)
Amsterdam Bach Soloists

5:56 AM
Tartini, Giuseppe (1692-1770)
Sonata for violin and continuo (Brainard F5) (Op.2 No.5) in F major, from VI Sonate a violino e violoncello o cimbalo opera seconda (Amsterdam, 1743)
Gottfried von der Goltz (violin), Torsten Johann (harpsichord and positive organ), Lee Santana (theorbo)

6:11 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
Jordens sång (Song of the Earth) (Op.93) (1919)
The Academic Choral Society, The Helsinki Cathedral Chorus, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ulf Söderblom (conductor).

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