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Jonathan Swain presents highlights of the BBC Proms ahead of the launch of the 2012 season.

Jonathan Swain with instant sunshine - highlights of last Summer's BBC Proms ahead of this Thursday's launch of the 2012 season.

12:31 AM
Wagner, Richard [1813-1883]
Prelude to Act 1 - from 'Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg'
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

12:41 AM
Prokofiev, Sergey [1891-1953]
Symphony No.1 in D major (Op.25) "Classical"
London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev (conductor)

12:56 AM
Kodaly, Zoltan [1882-1967]
Galantai tancok (Dances of Galanta)
Budapest Festival Orchestra, Ivan Fischer (conductor)

1:12 AM
Herrmann, Bernard [1911-1975]
Excerpts from the films "The man who knew too much" & "Citizen Kane"
BBC Concert Orchestra, Keith Lockhart (conductor)

1:17 AM
Stravinsky, Igor [1882-1971]
Le sacre du printemps
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Myung-Whun Chung (conductor)

1:52 AM
Strauss, Richard [1864-1949]
Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome (Op.54)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons (conductor)

2:02 AM
Britten, Benjamin [1913-1976]
The Young person's guide to the orchestra (Op.34)
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jenny Agutter (narrator), Edward Gardner (conductor)

2:22 AM
Ravel, Maurice [1875-1937]
Alborada del gracioso - from the suite 'Miroirs'
BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

2:31 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Suite for Orchestra No.3 in D major (BWV.1068)
La Petite Bande, Sigiswald Kuijken (conductor)

2:51 AM
Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)
Nocturne in F minor (Op.55 No.1)
Shura Cherkassky (piano)

2:57 AM
Ockeghem, Johannes (c.1410-1497)
Salve Regina
The Hilliard Ensemble, Paul Hillier (bass/director)

3:08 AM
Suchoň, Eugen (1908-1993)
Nocturne for Cello and Orchestra
Ján Slávik (cello), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava, Mário Kosík (conductor)

3:23 AM
Marais, Marin (1656-1728)
Les Folies d'Espagne
Lise Daoust (flute)

3:34 AM
Bellini, Vincenzo (1801-1835)
Overture to Norma
Oslo Philharmonic, Nello Santi (conductor)

3:41 AM
Scarlatti, Domenico (1685-1757)
Sonata in C major (K.460)
Andreas Staier (harpsichord)

3:47 AM
Tippett, Michael (1905-1998)
Five Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' for chorus
BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

4:00 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918) trans. Nina Cole
Prélude à la Damoiselle élue
Roger Cole (oboe), Linda Lee Thomas (piano)

4:04 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732 - 1809)
Symphony No.64 in A "Tempora mutantur"
Budapest Strings, Botvay Károly (conductor)

4:22 AM
Gershwin, George (1898-1937)
Piano Preludes
Donna Coleman (piano)

4:31 AM
Goldmark, Károly (1830-1915)
Night Piece - from the opera 'Die Königin von Saba' (The Queen of Sheba)
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

4:38 AM
Grainger, Percy (1882-1961)
Après un rêve
Leslie Howard (piano)

4:42 AM
Kodály, Zoltán (1882-1967)
Hégyi éjszakák (Mountain Nights] IV - for unaccompanied voices
La Gioia

4:45 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emmanuel (1714-1788)
Sinfonia No.2 in B flat major
Camerata Bern

4:57 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Genoveva, overture (Op.81)
Orchestre Nationale de France, Heinz Wallberg (conductor)

5:07 AM
Casella, Alfredo (1883-1947)
Sicilienne and Burlesque (1914)
Kathleen Rudolph (flute), Rena Sharon (piano)

5:16 AM
Strauss, Johann Jr (1825-1899) arr. Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951)
Kaiser-Walzer (Op.437) arr. for chamber ensemble
Canadian Chamber Ensemble, Raffi Armenian (conductor)

5:28 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Concerto Grosso in A major (Op.6 No.11)
Barbara Jane Gilbey (violin), Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players

5:46 AM
Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
Piano Concerto in G major
Pascal Rogé (piano), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Lazarev (conductor)

6:08 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
Romeo and Juliet - fantasy overture
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Grant Llewellyn (conductor).

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Music Played

  • Richard Wagner

    Prelude (Act 1 'Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg')

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • GBBBC.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No.1 in D major (Op.25) "Classical"

  • Zoltán Kodály

    Galantai tancok (Dances of Galanta)

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Le sacre du printemps [Rite of Spring]

  • Richard Strauss

    Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome (Op.54)

  • Benjamin Britten

    The Young person's guide to the orchestra (Op.34)

  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborada del gracioso [The Jester's Aubade] 'Miroirs' (1905)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • GBBBC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Orchestral Suite No 3, in D major, BWV 1068

    Ensemble: La Petite Bande. Conductor: Sigiswald Kuijken.
    • DEWDR.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Nocturne in F minor, Op 55 no 1

    Performer: Shura Cherkassky.
    • BGBNR.
  • Johannes Ockeghem

    Salve Regina [MS Capella Sistina 42]

    Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble.
    • DEWDR.
  • Eugen Suchon


    Performer: Ján Slávik. Orchestra: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu. Conductor: Mário Košík.
    • SKSR.
  • Marin Marais

    Les Folies d'Espagne

    Performer: Lise Daoust.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Norma Overture

    Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Nello Santi.
    • NONRK.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in C major (K.460) [Allegro]

    Performer: Andreas Staier.
    • DEWDR.
  • Michael Tippett

    Five Spirituals from 'A Child of our Time' for chorus

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
  • Claude Debussy

    Prelude à la Damoiselle elue [The Blessed Damsel]

    Performer: Roger Cole. Performer: Linda Lee Thomas.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.64 in A major "Tempora mutantur"

    Orchestra: Budapesti Vonósok. Conductor: Károly Botvay.
  • George Gershwin

    3 Preludes for piano (1926)

    Performer: Donna Coleman.
    • AUABC.
  • Karl Goldmark

    Night and festal music - prelude to act II from the opera Die Konigin von Saba

    Orchestra: Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CACBC.
  • Percy Grainger

    Apres un reve (after Faure)

    Performer: Leslie Howard.
    • AUABC.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    No.4 from Hegyi ejszakak (Mountain nights) - 5 songs without words (1955-56)

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in B flat major (Wq.182 No.2)

    Ensemble: Camerata Bern.
  • Robert Schumann

    Overture, Genoveva, Op 81

    Orchestra: Orchestre Nationale de France. Conductor: Heinz Wallberg.
    • FRSRF.
  • Alfredo Casella

    Sicilienne and Burlesque

    Performer: Kathleen Rudolph. Performer: Rena Sharon.
    • CACBC.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Kaiser-Walzer [Emperor Waltz] Op 437 (1888) arr. Schoenberg

    Music Arranger: Arnold Schoenberg. Ensemble: Canadian Chamber Ensemble. Director: Raffi Armenian.
    • CACBC.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto grosso (Op.6 No.11) in A major

    Performer: Barbara Jane Gilby. Ensemble: Tasmanian Symphony Chamber Players.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G major

    Performer: Pascal Rogé. Orchestra: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Lazarev.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Suor Angelica - Opera in 1 Act; Senza Mamma

    • Renee Fleming; Verisimo; Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Guiseppe Verdi / Marco Ar.
    • Decca.
    • 1.