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John Shea presents a selection from the archives, featuring Rostropovich and Richter playing music by Prokofiev and Beethoven.

John Shea presents a selection from the archives featuring Rostropovich and Richter playing Prokofiev and Beethoven

12:31 AM
Boccherini, Luigi (1743-1805)
Cello Concerto no.6 in D major (G.479)
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, James Conlon (conductor)

12:48 AM
Prokofiev, Sergey (1891-1953)
Symphony-concerto for cello and orchestra (Op.125) in E minor
Mstislav Rostropovich (cello), Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Konstantin Iliev (conductor)

1:24 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Sonata for piano No.17 in D minor (Op.31 No.2) 'Tempest'
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)

1:48 AM
Stoyanov, Vesselin (1902-1969)
String Quartet No.3 'In modo frigio' (1935)
Avramov String Quartet

2:09 AM
Poulenc, Francis (1899-1963)
Les Biches - suite
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (conductor)

2:31 AM
Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
Symphony no.2 (Op.16) 'The Four temperaments'
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Ingar Bergby (conductor)

3:04 AM
Lipatti, Dinu (1917-1950)
Fantasie for piano, Op.8
Viniciu Moroianu (piano)

3:33 AM
Ibert, Jacques (1890-1962)
Flute Concerto
Petri Alanko (flute), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

3:52 AM
Gombert, Nicolas (c.1495-c.1560)
Credo a 8
BBC Singers, Bo Holten (conductor)

4:07 AM
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921)
Danse macabre (Op.40) transcribed for 2 pianos by the composer
Ouellet-Murray Duo: Claire Ouellet & Sandra Murray (pianos)

4:14 AM
Stenhammar, Wilhelm (1871-1927)
Vårnatt (Spring Night)
Swedish Radio Choir, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stefan Sköld (conductor)

4:23 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827), arr. Wenzel Sedlak
Overture from 'Fidelio' (Op.72b)
Octophoros (wind ensemble)

4:31 AM
Groneman, Albertus (1710-1778)
Concerto in G major for solo flute, two flutes, viola & basso continuo
Jed Wentz (solo flute), Marion Moonen, Cordula Breuer (flutes), Musica ad Rhenum

4:39 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Adagio in E major (K.261)
James Ehnes (violin/director); Mozart Anniversary Orchestra

4:48 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir (BWV.228)
Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Ivars Taurins (conductor)

4:57 AM
Alkan, Charles-Valentin (1813-1888)
Le Festin d'Esope (Op.39 no.12 in E minor, from '12 studies' Op.39) (1857)
Johan Ullén (piano)

5:07 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
3 Airs from Vauxhall Gardens, arranged by Steele-Perkins for trumpet and orchestra
Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet), The King's Consort, Robert King (director)

5:18 AM
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich (1840-1893)
Voyevoda - Symphonic Ballad (Op.78)
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tamás Vásáry (conductor)

5:30 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor (Op.57), 'Appassionata'
Maurizio Pollini (piano)

5:54 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Quintet for strings in G minor (K.516)
Oslo Chamber Soloists.

6 hours

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