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Jonathan Swain with music by Fontana, Clara Schumann, Tansman, Mirecki, Weber, Schubert, Hummel, Cambini, Fesch, Humperdinck, Chopin, Byrd, Bach, Grieg, Martinu and J Strauss II.

6 nights in Poland: Jonathan Swain investigates the wealth of musical riches left in Chopin's wake, in this his anniversary year.

1:01 AM
Fontana, Julian [1810-1869]
Première fantaisie brillante on themes from 'La Sonnambula' by Bellini
Kevin Kenner (1829 Erard piano)

1:08 AM
Poniatowski, J. M. K. [1816-1873]
Pour vu qu'il soit jeune et charmant from L'Aventurier
Joanna Wos (soprano) Kevin Kenner (piano)

1:11 AM
Poniatowski, J. M. K. [1816-1873]
Ah! Qu'il est donc beau, Pédro, bolero from L'Aventurier
Joanna Wos (soprano) Kevin Kenner (piano)

1:18 AM
Schumann, Clara [1819-1896]
Concerto for piano and orchestra (Op.7) in A minor
Natalia Ehwald (piano), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Pawel Przytocki (conductor)

1:40 AM
Liszt, Franz [1811-1886], Schumann, Robert [1810-1856]
Widmung (S.566) transc. for piano from Myrthen
Natalia Ehwald (piano)

1:44 AM
Tansman, Alexandre [(1897-1986)]
Hommage a Chopin
Lukasz Kuropaczewski (guitar)

1:53 AM
Traditional Polish arranged Pomianowska, Maria
Sosna (Pine) & Polka rzeszowska (Rzeszow Polka)
Zespól Polski (The Polish Ensemble)

2:00 AM
Mirecki, Franciszek [1791-1862]
Symphony in C minor
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Pawel Przytocki (conductor)

2:35 AM
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Quintet for Clarinet and Strings in B flat (J.182) (Op.34)
Lena Jonhäll (clarinet) with the Zetterqvist String Quartet

3:01 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Sonata for piano (D.960) in B flat major
Leon Fleisher (piano)

3:44 AM
Hummel, Johann Nepomuk (1778-1837)
Quintet for piano and strings (Op.87) in E flat major/minor (1825)
Tobias Ringborg (violin), Ingegerd Kierkegaard (viola), John Ehde (cello), Håkan Ehrén (double bass), Stefan Lindgren (piano)

4:04 AM
Bella, Ján Levoslav (1843-1936)
Solemn Overture in E flat major
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava, Róbert Stankovský (conductor)

4:11 AM
Cambini, Giuseppe Maria (1746-1825)
Trio for flute, oboe and bassoon (Op.45 No.1)
Vladislav Brunner jr. (flute), Jozef Hanusovsky (oboe), Jozef Martinkovic (bassoon)

4:25 AM
Mattheson, Johann (1681-1764)
Sonata for 3 recorders or flutes (Op.1 No.4) in C minor
Vladislav Brunner sr, Juraj Brunner, Milan Brunner (flutes)

4:31 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
In den angenehmen Büschen (HWV.209) - German aria no.8
Hélène Plouffe (violin), Louise Pellerin (oboe), Dom André Laberge (organ - 1999 Karl Wilhelm at the abbey church Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, Canada)

4:35 AM
Fesch, Willem de (1687-1761)
Concerto grosso for 2 violins, strings and continuo (Op.10 No.2) in B flat major
Manfred Kramer and Laura Johnson (violins), Musica ad Rhenum

4:45 AM
Diepenbrock, Alphons (1862-1921)
L'Invitation au voyage
Christa Pfeiler (mezzo-soprano), Rudolf Jansen (piano)

4:51 AM
Humperdinck, Engelbert (1854-1921)
Overture from Hansel and Gretel
Symphony Nova Scotia, Georg Tintner (conductor)

5:01 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918), orch. Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
Tarantelle styrienne (Danse)
Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Kazuhiro Koizumi (conductor)

5:07 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk (1810-1849)
Four Mazurkas [1. Op.17 No.4 in A minor; 2. Op.33 No.1 in G sharp minor; 3. Op.67 No.3 in C major; 4. Op.59 No.2 in A flat major]
Ashley Wass (piano)

5:17 AM
Moniuszko, Stanisław (1819-1872)
Mazurka from the opera 'Halka' (1846-1857)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Szymon Kawalla (conductor)

5:22 AM
Dowland, John (1563-1626)
Pavan (Taffelconsort) (1621)
Concordia, Mark Levy (director)

5:27 AM
Philips, Peter (c.1560-1628)
Pavan Dolorosa
Concordia, Mark Levy (director)

5:32 AM
Byrd, William (c.1540-1623)
Pavan and galliard for keyboard (MB.28.70) in G major 'Quadran'
Aapo Häkkinen (harpsichord)

5:46 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Sarabande from Suite for cello solo no.1 (BWV.1007) in G major
Andreas Brantelid (cello)

5:50 AM
Pezel, Johann Christoph (1639-1694) arr. Romm, Ronald
Suite of German dances arr. Romm for brass ensemble
Canadian Brass

5:58 AM
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Holberg suite (Op.40) vers. for string orchestra
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Eivind Aadland (conductor)

6:21 AM
Martinu, Bohuslav (1890-1959)
Études and polkas - book 3 for piano
Antonín Kubálek (piano)

6:30 AM
Strauss, Johann II (1825-1899)
Unter Donner und Blitz (Thunder and lightning) - polka (Op.324)
BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

6:33 AM
Strauss, Johann II (1825-1899)
Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka (Op.214)
BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

6:36 AM
Strauss, Johann II (1825-1899)
Four dances
Österreichischer Rundfunk (ORF) Symphony Orchestra, Peter Guth (conductor).

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