iPlayer Radio What's New?
Playing: Two Flute Quartets: No.3 in C major K.Anh.171 (K.285b) & No.1 in D major (K.285) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Image for Baroque Spring

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

Baroque Spring

6 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 06 March 2013

Part of Radio 3's Baroque Spring, Catriona Young introduces 2 concerts of Handel's music, given by Le Concert Spirituel and their dynamic director Hervé Niquet.

12:31 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Concerto grosso in B flat major Op.6 no.7
Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet (director)

12:40 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Dixit Dominus - Psalm 109 HWV.232
Hendrickje van Kerckhoven (soprano), Lies Vandewege (soprano), Noa Frenkel (contralto), Ivan Goossens (tenor), Jan van der Crabben (bass), Flemish Radio Chorus, Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet (director)

1:13 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Sonata (Op.1 No.5) in F major (HWV.363a) vers. oboe & bc
Louise Pellerin (oboe), Dom André Laberge (organ - 1999 Karl Wilhelm at the abbey church Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, Québec, Canada)

1:21 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric [1685-1759]
Flammende Rose, Zierde der Erden (HWV.210), arr oboe, violin and organ
Louise Pellerin (oboe), Hélène Plouffe (violin), Dom André Laberge (1999 Karl Wilhelm organ at the Abbey Church, Saint-Benoît-du-Lac)

1:27 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Water music - suite in F major HWV.348
Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet (director)

1:53 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Water music - suite in D major HWV.349
Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet (director)

2:03 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Water music - suite in G major HWV.350
Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet (director)

2:13 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Music for the royal fireworks
Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet (director)

2:31 AM
Moeschinger, Albert (1897-1985)
Quintet on Swiss folksongs for wind (Op.53)
Members of La Strimpellata Chamber Orchestra (Bern)

2:50 AM
Cavalli, Francesco (1602-1676)
Salve Regina
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

2:59 AM
Stravinsky, Igor (1882-1971)
Concerto for string orchestra in D major, 'Basle concerto'
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Oleg Caetani (conductor)

3:12 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 -1827)
Sonata for piano no. 24 (Op.78) in F sharp major
Cédric Tiberghien (piano)

3:20 AM
Hoffmeister, Franz Anton (1754-1812)
Duo Concertante no.3 for flute & viola in F major
Joanna G'froerer (flute), Pinchas Zukerman (viola)

3:34 AM
Kabalevsky, Dimitri (1904-1987)
Comedians - suite
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava, Oliver Dohnányi (conductor)

3:52 AM
Locatelli, Pietro Antonio (1695-1764)
Concerto grosso (Op.7 No.6) in E flat major, 'Il pianto d'Arianna'
Amsterdam Bach Soloists

4:08 AM
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)
Après un rêve (Op.7 No.1) (1878)
Paula Hoffman (mezzo soprano), Bengt-Åke Lundin (piano)

4:11 AM
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)
Au bord de l'eau (Op.8 No.1) (1878)
Paula Hoffman (mezzo soprano), Bengt-Åke Lundin (piano)

4:13 AM
Faure, Gabriel (1845-1924)
Nell (Op.18 No.1) (1878)
Paula Hoffman (mezzo-soprano), Bengt-Åke Lundin (piano)

4:16 AM
Prokofiev, Sergey (1891-1953)
Symphony No.1 in D major (Op.25), 'Classical'
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Karel Ancerl (conductor)

4:31 AM
Schumann, Clara (1819-1896)
Prelude and Fugue in B flat major (Op.16 No.2)
Angela Cheng (piano)

4:36 AM
Horneman, Christian Frederik Emil (1840-1906)
A Hero's Life - overture
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt (conductor)

4:50 AM
Williams, John (1932-)
The Imperial March, from the film The Empire Strikes Back
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Uri Mayer (conductor)

4:53 AM
Copland, Aaron (1900-1990), arr. Timothy Kain
Hoe-Down - from 'Rodeo' arr. for 4 guitars
Guitar Trek

4:57 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van [1770 -1827]
Country dance no.1
Yur-Eum Woodwind Quintet

5:00 AM
Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951)
(3) Folksongs for chorus (Op.49)
Carmina Chamber Choir, Peter Hanke (conductor)

5:15 AM
Haydn, (Franz) Joseph (1732-1809)
Trio for strings in B flat major (Op.53 No.2)
Leopold String Trio

5:23 AM
Buxtehude, Dietrich (1637-1707)
Jubilate Domino, omnis terra for alto, viola da gamba and continuo BuxWV 64
Bogna Bartosz (contralto), Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman (conductor)

5:32 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Prelude and Fughetta in G major BWV 902
Leon de Broekert (organ of Hervormde kerk, Gapinge - 1760)

5:37 AM
Haydn, (Johann) Michael [1737-1806]
Sinfonia in E flat major (MH.340) (P.17)
Academia Palatina, Florian Heyerick (director)

5:52 AM
Frescobaldi, Girolamo (1583-1643), arr. Eberhard Kraus
Heinz della Torre (trumpet), Stefan Schlegel (trombone), Paolo D'Angelo (accordion)

5:53 AM
Albrechtsberger, Johann Georg (1736-1809)
Concerto for trombone and orchestra
Heiki Kalaus (trombone), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Peeter Lilje (conductor)

6:11 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Trio for piano and strings No.3 in C minor (Op.101)
Tamas Major (violin), Peter Szabo (cello), Zoltán Kocsis (piano).

Music Played

32 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss