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Episode 4

European music festival highlights. Bach: Overture in D, BWV1068. Stravinsky: Apollon musagete. Samaniego: Sirenas del viento. CPE Bach: Symphony in C. Plus Liszt, Mozart, Elgar.

Penny Gore presents highlights from some of Europe's leading music festivals

Bach: Overture in D, (Orchestral Suite no 3) BWV 1068
Café Zimmermann, Pablo Valetti (concertmaster)
recorded at Leipzig Bach Festival

approx 2.30pm
Stravinsky: Apollon musagète
The Mahler Chamber Orchestra (no conductor)
recorded at Bergen Festival

approx 3.00pm
Joseph Ruiz Samaniego (1653-1670): Sirenas del viento, villancico a la Virgen del Pilar (1668)
Gabriel Diaz (counter tenor), Paz Martinez (contralto), Los Mvsicos de Su Alteza, Luis Antonio Gonzalez (director)
recorded at Fribourg International Sacred Music Festival

CPE Bach Symphony in C: Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone (director)
recorded at Mozart Festival, Wurtzburg

approx 3.20pm
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 2 in A, S. 125
Denis Matsuev (piano), Russian National Orchestra, Mikhail Pletnev (conductor)
recorded at Chopin and his World Festival, Warsaw

approx 3.40pm
Mozart: S'altro che lacrime!, from La Clemenza di Tito, K 621'
Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Kammerakademie Potsdam, Antonello Manacorda (conductor)
recorded at Brandenburg Summer Concerts

Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550
Vienna PO, Daniel Barenboim (conductor)
recorded at Prague Spring

approx 4.10pm
Elgar: Serenade for strings in E minor Op 20
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
recorded at Weilburg Castle Concerts.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Overture in D BWV 1068

  • George Frideric Handel

    Sonata for Violin and Basso Continuo in D, op. 1/13, HWV 371

  • Mahler Chamber Orchestra

    Stravinsky Apollon musagete played by the Mahler CO at the Bergen Festival

  • Samaniego

    Sirenas del viento, villancico a la Virgen del Pilar

  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Symphony in C

  • Franz Liszt

    Piano Concerto No. 2 in A, S. 125

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    S'altro che lacrime!, from La Clemenza di Tito, K 621'

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

  • Edward Elgar

    Serenade for strings in e minor Op 20

  • Fritz Kreisler

    Marche Miniature Viennoise

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