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Music on the Brink

Music on the Brink - Highlights from the First Night of the 2012 BBC Proms with Elgar's Coronation Ode - performed in 1911 for the new King George V, cousin of Kaiser Wilhelm and Tsar Nicholas II.
John Shea presents

12:31 AM
Elgar, Edward [1857-1934]
Cockaigne (In London town) (1900-01) - overture Op.40
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Roger Norrington (conductor)

12:48 AM
Delius, Frederick [1862-1934]
Sea Drift for baritone, chorus and orchestra
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder (conductor)

1:15 AM
Elgar, Edward [1857-1934]
Coronation Ode, Op.44 (1901-02, rev. 1911)
Susan Gritton (soprano), Sarah Connolly (contralto), Robert Murray (tenor), Gerald Finley (bass-baritone), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Edward Gardner (conductor)

1:51 AM
Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (Op.33) (1911)
Silvia Marcovici (violin), Orchestre National de France, Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

2:28 AM
Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
Spraellemanden (Jumping Jack) from 6 Humoreske-bagateller for piano (Op.11 No.4) (1894-97)
Anders Kilström (piano)

2:31 AM
Geminiani, Francesco (1687-1762)
Concerto grosso in D minor (Op.7 No.2)
La Petite Bande, Sigiswald Kuijken (conductor)

2:41 AM
Thuille, Ludwig [1861-1907]
Sextet for piano and wind quintet in B flat major (Op.6)
Tae-Won Kim (flute), Sang-Won Yoon (bassoon), Kawng-Ku Lee (horn), Hyon-Kon Kim (clarinet), Hyong-Sup Kim (oboe), Jae-Eun Ku (piano)

3:10 AM
Bloch, Ernest (1880-1959)
Meditation and processional
Morten Carlsen (viola), Sergej Osadchuk (piano)

3:17 AM
Lully, Jean-Baptiste (1632-1687)
Le Bourgeois gentilhomme - suite
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra, Terje Tønnesen (conductor)

3:36 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Sonata for piano no. 30 (Op. 109) in E major
Cédric Tiberghien (piano)

3:55 AM
Prokofiev, Sergey [1891-1953]
Romeo And Juliet - Ballet (Op. 64) (Excerpts)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Thierry Fischer (conductor)

4:21 AM
Bellini, Vincenzo (1801-1835), arr. unknown
Concerto in E flat for oboe (arranged for trumpet)
Geoffrey Payne (trumpet), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Michael Halasz (conductor)

4:31 AM
Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich (1732-1795)
Die Amerikanerin (The American Girl) - solo cantata for soprano and orchestra
Barbara Schlick (soprano), Das Kleine Konzert, Hermann Max (conductor)

4:42 AM
Gershwin, George [1898-1937]
Lullaby for string quartet
New Stenhammar String Quartet

4:51 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Symphony No.3 in D major (D.200)
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Olaf Henzold (conductor)

5:16 AM
Scarlatti, Domenico [1685-1757]
Sonata in G (Kk.91) (arranged for mandolin and harpsichord)
Avi Avital (mandolin), Shalev Ad-El (harpsichord)

5:23 AM
Respighi, Ottorino (1879-1936)
Antiche Arie e Danze - Suite no.3 (1932)
Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Igor Kuljeric (conductor)

5:42 AM
Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)
7 Dances of the Dolls (Op.91c) arr for wind quintet
Bulgarian Academic Wind Quintet

5:54 AM
Vedel, Artemy (1767-1808)
Gospodi Bozhe moy, na tia upovah ('Oh God, my hope is only in you')
Dumka Academic Cappella, Evgeny Savchuk (director)

6:04 AM
Reicha, Antonin (1770-1836)
Symphony 'a grande orchestre' in E flat major, (Op.41) 'First symphony'
Capella Coloniensis, Hans-Martin Linde (director).

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