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The Swedish Radio Chorus sings a selection of songs by Mahler, Wagner, Korngold and Schumann. With John Shea.

12:31 AM
Mahler, Gustav [1860-1911]; Jurriaan Grootes (arranger); Rückert, Freidrich (text)
Liebst du um Schönheit
Swedish Radio Chorus, Peter Dijkstra (director)

12:34 AM
Mahler, Gustav [1860-1911]; Jurriaan Grootes (arranger); Rückert, Freidrich (text)
Um Mitternacht
Swedish Radio Chorus, Peter Dijkstra (director)

12:40 AM
Pettersson, Allan [1911-1980]
Excerpts from 'Barfotasånger' (Barefoot Songs); Klokar och knythänder (Wise Men and Clenched Hands; Blomma säj (Flower, Tell); Herren går på ängen (The Lord Walks in the Meadow); Lamento (piano solo); Min längtan (My Yearning); Han ska släcka min lykta (He Will Extinguish My Light)
Karl-Magnus Fredriksson (baritone), Matti Hirvonen (piano)

12:55 AM
Wagner, Richard [1813-1883]
Im Treibhaus
Swedish Radio Chorus, Peter Dijkstra (director)

1:01 AM
Wagner, Richard [1813-1883]
Swedish Radio Chorus, Peter Dijkstra (director)

1:07 AM
Korngold, Erich Wolfgang [1897-1957]
I Wish you Bliss
Karl-Magnus Fredriksson (baritone), Matti Hirvonen (piano)

1:10 AM
Korngold, Erich Wolfgang [1897-1957]
Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen
Karl-Magnus Fredriksson (baritone), Matti Hirvonen (piano)

1:15 AM
Palmér, Catharina [b.1963]
Min fackla, lys (My Torch, Shine) (Première)
Swedish Radio Chorus, Peter Dijkstra (director)

1:21 AM
Schumann, Robert [1810-1856]
Four Songs for Double Chorus, op. 141; An die Sterne (Friedrich Rückert); Ungewisses Licht (Joseph Christian von Zedlitz); Zuversicht (Joseph Christian von Zedlitz); Talismane (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
Swedish Radio Chorus, Peter Dijkstra (director)

1:39 AM
Mahler, Gustav [1860-1911]
Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
Swedish Radio Chorus, Peter Dijkstra (director)

1:47 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich [1840-1893]
Symphony No 1 in G minor 'Winter Daydreams'
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Alan Buribayev (conductor)

2:31 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Quintet for piano and strings (Op.44) in E flat major
Henschel Quartet & Jens Elvekjaer (piano) (Trio con Brio, Copenhagen)

3:01 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus [1756-1791]
Sinfonia concertante for oboe, cl, hn, bn & orch (K.297b) in E flat major;
Maja Kojc (oboe), Joze Kotar (clarinet), Mihajlo Bulajic; (horn), Damir Huljev (bassoon), Slovenian Radio & Television Symphony Orchestra, Pavle Dešpalj (conductor)

3:33 AM
Butterworth, Arthur (b. 1923)
Romanza for horn and strings (1954)
Martin Hackleman (horn), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

3:43 AM
Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)
Scherzo No.2 in B flat minor (Op.31)
Alex Slobodyanik (piano)

3:53 AM
Gabrieli, Andrea (1532/3-1585)
Aria della battaglia à 8
Theatrum Instrumentorum, Stefano Innocenti (conductor)

4:03 AM
Wagner, Richard [1813-1883]
Prelude to Act 1 - from 'Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg'
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jirí Belohlávek (conductor)

4:14 AM
Duphly, Jacques (1715-1789)
Courante - La Boucon
Colin Tilney (harpsichord)

4:19 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Overture from Suite no.1 in C major (BWV.1066)
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)

4:31 AM
Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)
Carnival overture (Op.92)
Slovenian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Samo Hubad (conductor)

4:41 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791), arranged Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Sonata for piano in C major (K.545) (arr. Grieg for two pianos)
Julie Adam and Daniel Herscovitch (pianos)

4:50 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Kyrie eleison in G minor for double choir and orchestra (RV.587)
Choir of Latvian Radio, Riga Chamber Players, Sigvards Klava (conductor)

5:01 AM
Hellendaal, Pieter (1721-1799)
Sonata no.7 for cello and continuo (Op.5) (1780) from 'Eight solos for the violincello with a thorough bass' (Larghetto; Allegro; Affetuoso; Allegretto)
Jaap ter Linden (cello), Ton Koopman (harpsichord), Ageet Zweistra (cello continuo)

5:12 AM
Tournier, Marcel (1879-1951)
Images for harp and string quartet (Op.35)
Erica Goodman (harp), Members of the Amadeus Ensemble: Moshe Hammer (violin), Barry Schifman (violin), Douglas Perry (viola), Jack Mendelsson (cello)

5:23 AM
Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)
Scherzo capriccioso (Op.66)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox (conductor)

5:36 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Quartet for Strings (Op.74'3) in G minor "Rider"
Ebene Quartet (string quartet)

5:57 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 2 (Op.21) in F minor;
Nelson Goerner (piano), National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jacek Kaspszyk (conductor.

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