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Jonathan Swain presents an Opera from the archives of Hungarian Radio - Ferenc Erkel's "Bank Ban"

12:31 AM
Erkel, Ferenc (1810-1893) [libretto Beni Egressy (1814-1851) after József Katona's play]
Bánk Bán - historical dramatic opera in 3 Acts
József Simándy (tenor: Bánk Bán); Karola Ágay (soprano: Melinda); Sándor Sólyom-Nagy (baritone: Endre II), Erzsébet Komlóssy (contralto: Gertrud), József Réti (tenor: Otto), András Faragó (bass-bar: Petur bán), László Palócz (baritone: Biberach)
The Choir of the Hungarian State Opera, Amadé Németh (chorus master) Hungarian State Opera Philharmonic Orchestra, János Ferencsik (conductor)

2:40 AM
Bartók, Béla (1881-1945)
Divertimento for string orchestra (Sz.113)
The Hungarian Radio Orchestra, András Mihaly (conductor)

3:04 AM
Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Concerto Pathétique in E minor for Two Pianos
Martha Argerich & Lilya Zilberstein (pianos)

3:22 AM
Haydn, (Franz) Joseph [1732-1809]
String Quartet in D major (Op.64, No.5) (Hob.III.63) "Lark"
Bartók Quartet

3:40 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Ch'io mi scordi di te...? Non temer, amato bene (K.505) (concert aria)
Andrea Rost (soprano), Zoltán Kocsis (piano), Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra

3:50 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk([1810-1849)
Waltz for piano (Op.34 No.1) in A flat major
Zoltán Kocsis (piano)

3:56 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
7 Variations on a Theme of The Magic Flute by Mozart
Miklós Perényi (cello), Deszö Ranki (piano)

4:05 AM
Liszt, Franz [1811-1886]
Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke (Mephisto waltz no.1)
Budapest Festival Orchestra, Ivan Fischer (conductor)

4:17 AM
Kodály, Zoltán (1882-1967)
Fáj a szivem - no.4 of Four Songs for Voice and Piano (1907-1917)
Ilona Tokody (soprano), Imre Rohmann (piano)

4:23 AM
Goldmark, Károly (1830-1915)
Scherzo for orchestra in E minor (Op.19)
Hungarian Radio Orchestra, Adam Medveczky (conductor)

4:31 AM
Kacsoh, Pongrac [1873-1923]
Janos Vitez - excerpts
János Berkes (John, tenor), Magda Kalmár (Iluskas, soprano), Lajos Miller (Bagó, baritone), The Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, János Kerekes (conductor)

4:43 AM
Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Liebestraum (S.541) no.3 in A flat major
Gyõrgy Cziffra (piano)

4:49 AM
Erkel, Ferenc (1810-1893)
Overture to Névtelen hosök (Unknown Heroes) - a comic opera
The Hungarian Radio Orchestra, András Kórodi (conductor)

4:53 AM
Kodály, Zoltán (1882-1967)
A song about King Stephen
Hungarian Radio Chorus, Peter Erdei (conductor)

4:59 AM
Farkas, Ferenc (1905-2000)
5 Ancient Hungarian dances for wind quintet
Bulgarian Academic Wind Quintet

5:09 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732 - 1809)
Symphony No.59 in A major "Fire"
Budapest Strings, Botvay Károly (conductor)

5:28 AM
Kodály, Zoltán (1882-1967)
Hungarian Radio Choir, János Ferencsik (conductor)

5:37 AM
Kodaly, Zoltan [1882-1967]
Galantai tancok (Dances of Galanta)
Budapest Festival Orchestra; Ivan Fischer (conductor)

5:52 AM
Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 (S.244 No.2) in C-sharp minor
Jenö Jandó (piano)

6:04 AM
Szervánszky, Endre [1911-1977]
Wind Quintet no 1
Azahar Ensemble

6:22 AM
Trad. Hungarian
Dances from Csiksomelyo
Csaba Nagy (tárogató), Viktória Herencsár (cimbalom)

6:26 AM
Trad (collected by Bartók, Béla (1881-1945))
3 Folksongs from Gyergyo
Zoltán Juhasz (shepherd's pipe), Zoltán Kocsis (piano).

6 hours

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