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20/08/2013

Duration:
6 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 20 August 2013

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)
Öregek
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).

Music Played

24 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Erkel Ferenc
    00:01

    Erkel Ferenc Bank Ban - historical dramatic opera in 3 Acts: ACT 1

  • Image for Erkel Ferenc
    00:52

    Erkel Ferenc Bank Ban - historical dramatic opera in 3 Acts: ACT 2

  • Image for Erkel Ferenc
    01:37

    Erkel Ferenc Bank Ban - historical dramatic opera in 3 Acts: ACT 3

  • Image for Béla Bartók
    02:10

    Béla Bartók Divertimento for string orchestra (Sz.113)

    Orchestra: The Hungarian Radio Orchestra. Conductor: András Mihály.

  • Image for Franz Liszt
    02:34

    Franz Liszt Concerto Pathetique in E minor for Two Piano

  • Image for Joseph Haydn
    02:52

    Joseph Haydn String Quartet in D major (Op.64, No.5) (Hob.III.63) "Lark"

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    03:10

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ch'io mi scordi di te ...? Non temer, amato bene (K.505) (concert aria)

    Singer: Andrea Rost. Performer: Zoltán Kocsis. Orchestra: Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Zoltán Kocsis.

  • Image for Frédéric Chopin
    03:20

    Frédéric Chopin Waltz for piano (Op.34 No.1) in A flat major

    Performer: Zoltán Kocsis.

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    03:26

    Ludwig van Beethoven 7 Variations on a Theme of The Magic Flute by Mozart

    Performer: Deszo Ranki. Performer: Miklós Perényi.

  • Image for Franz Liszt
    03:35

    Franz Liszt Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke (Mephisto waltz no.1)

  • Image for Zoltán Kodály
    03:47

    Zoltán Kodály Faj a szivem [My heart is breaking] - No.4 of 4 Songs for voice and piano

  • Image for Karl Goldmark
    03:53

    Karl Goldmark Scherzo for orchestra in E minor (Op.19)

    Orchestra: Hungarian Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Adam Medveczky.

  • Image for Pongrac Kacsoh
    04:01

    Pongrac Kacsoh Janos Vitez [The Hero (Sir) John] - excerpts

  • Image for Franz Liszt
    04:13

    Franz Liszt Liebestraum (S.541) no.3 in A flat major [arr. from "O lieb" (S.298)];

    Performer: Georges Cziffra.

  • Image for Erkel Ferenc
    04:19

    Erkel Ferenc Overture to Nevtelen hosok (Unknown Heroes) a comic opera [1880]

  • Image for Zoltán Kodály
    04:23

    Zoltán Kodály Hymn to King Stephen

  • Image for Ferenc Farkas
    04:29

    Ferenc Farkas 5 Ancient Hungarian dances for wind quintet

  • Image for Joseph Haydn
    04:39

    Joseph Haydn Symphony No.59 in A major "Fire"

    Orchestra: Budapest Strings. Conductor: Károly Botvay.

  • Image for Zoltán Kodály
    04:58

    Zoltán Kodály Oregek [The Aged]

  • Image for Zoltán Kodály
    05:07

    Zoltán Kodály Galantai tancok (Dances of Galanta)

  • Image for Franz Liszt
    05:22

    Franz Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 for piano (S.244 No.2) in C sharp minor

    Performer: Jenő Jandó.

  • Image for Endre Szervánszky
    05:34

    Endre Szervánszky Quintet no 1

  • Image for [traditional]
    05:52

    [traditional] Dances from Csiksomelyo (Traditional Hungarian)

    Performer: Csaba Nagy. Performer: Viktoria Herencsar.

  • Image for [traditional]
    05:56

    [traditional] 3 Folksongs from Gyergyo

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