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2013 Anniversaries

John Shea's selection includes music by composers with important anniversaries in 2013: Vanhal, Gretry, Gyrowetz and Popper.

Its not just Wagner and Verdi's anniversary year. John Shea with a programme of other composers with anniversaries this year. Music by Vanhal, Grétry, Gyrowetz and Popper.

12:31 AM
Vanhal, Johann Baptist [1739-1813]
Stabat Mater in F minor, for 2 soloists, female chorus and orchestra
Hana Skarková (soprano), Lucie Hilscherová (mezzo soprano), Czech Philharmonic Chorus, Czech Chamber Soloists, Petr Fiala (conductor)

1:14 AM
Gyrowetz, Adalbert [1763-1850]
Symphony No. 1 in E flat major
South Bohemian Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra, Jan Talich (conductor)

1:38 AM
Popper, David [1843-1913]
Concert Polonaise (Op.14)
Tomasz Daroch (cello), maria Daroch (piano)

1:45 AM
Grétry, André-Ernest-Modeste (1741-1813)
Selections from Le Jugement de Midas
John Elwes (tenor: Apollon/Marsias), Mieke van der Sluis (soprano: Chloé), Françoise Vanheck (soprano: Lise), Suzanne Gari (soprano: Mopsa), Jules Bastin (bass: Palémon), Michel Verschaeve (bass: Pan), Choeur de la Chapelle Royale de Paris, La Petite Bande, Gustav Leonhardt (conductor)

2:22 AM
Thomas, John (1826-1913)
The minstrel's adieu to his native land for harp
Rita Costanzi (harp)

2:31 AM
Crusell, Bernard Henrik (1775-1838)
Sinfonia concertante for clarinet, bassoon, horn and orchestra in B flat major (Op.3) (Allegro; Andante sostenuto; Allegro ma non tanto)
Reijo Koskinen (clarinet), Pekka Katajamäki (bassoon), Esa Tukia (horn), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

2:59 AM
Dussek, Jan Ladislav (1760-1812)
Sonata in D major (Op.31 No.2)
Andreas Staier (fortepiano)

3:12 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich (1840-1893)
Souvenir de Florence arranged for Strings (Op.70)
The "Amadeus" Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra in Poznan, Agnieszka Duczmal (conductor)

3:46 AM
Hotteterre, Jacques [1674-1763]
Sonate en trio in C major Op.3'2
Concerto Copenhagen, Alfredo Bernardini (director)

3:53 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]
Toccata and fugue in D minor BWV.565 for organ
Velin Iliev (organ)

4:03 AM
Hutschenruyter, Wouter [1796-1878]
Ouverture voor Groot Orkest
Dutch National Youth Wind Orchestra, Jan Cober (conductor)

4:12 AM
Lamb, Joseph Francis (1887-1960)
Ragtime Nightingale
Donna Coleman (piano)

4:17 AM
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
In Autumn, Overture (Op.11)
Orchestre National de France, Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

4:31 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
Introduction and waltz from 'Eugene Onegin' - lyric scenes in 3 acts (Op.24)
BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

4:39 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Double Concerto in C minor (BWV.1060)
Hans-Peter Westermann (oboe), Mary Utiger (violin), Camerata Köln

4:53 AM
Stanford, Charles Villiers (1852-1924)
Eternal Father - from 3 Motets (Op.135 No.2)
BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

5:00 AM
Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)
Tod und Verklärung (Op.24)
Slovenian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Samo Hubad (conductor)

5:24 AM
Debussy, Claude [1862-1918]
En blanc et noir for 2 pianos
Lestari Scholtes (piano), Gwylim Janssens (piano)

5:41 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Adagio and fugue for strings (K.546) in C minor
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Andrew Manze (conductor)

5:49 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
Romeo and Juliet - fantasy overture
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Grant Llewellyn (conductor)

6:11 AM
Rubinstein, Anton (1829-1894)
On an airy ocean, without rudder or sail - from the opera Deemon , Act 2 Sc.4
Georg Ots (baritone), Moscow Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Kirill Raudsepp (conductor)

6:16 AM
Platti, Giovanni Benedetto (1697-1763)
Trio in C minor for oboe, bassoon and continuo
Ensemble Zefiro

6:25 AM
Pierné, Gabriel (1863-1937)
Étude de concert for piano (Op.13)
Paloma Kouider (piano).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Anton Rubinstein

    Na vozdusnom okeane, bez rulya i bez vetril

    Singer: Georg Ots. Orchestra: Moscow Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Raudsepp.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Toccata and fugue in D minor, BWV 565

    Performer: Velin Iliev.
    • BGBNR.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Double Concerto in C minor (BWV.1060)

    Performer: Hans-Peter Westermann. Performer: Mary Utiger. Ensemble: Camerata Köln.
    • DEWDR.
  • Jacques Hotteterre

    Sonate en trio in C major Op.3`2

    Ensemble: Concerto Copenhagen.
  • Bernhard Crusell

    Sinfonia concertante in B flat major, Op 3

    Performer: Reijo Koskinen. Performer: Pekka Katajamaki. Performer: Esa Tukia. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • FIYLE.
  • Claude Debussy

    En blanc et noir for 2 pianos

    Performer: Lestari Scholtes. Performer: Gwylim Janssens.
    • NLNPO.
  • Edvard Grieg

    In Autumn - concert overture (Op.11)

    Conductor: Osmo Vänskä. Orchestra: Orchestre national de France.
    • FRSRF.
  • Adalbert Gyrowetz

    Symphony No. 1 in E flat major

    Orchestra: South Bohemian Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jan Talich.
  • Wouter Hutschenruyter

    Ouverture voor Groot Orkest [1831, arranged 1841]

    Orchestra: Dutch National Youth Wind Orchestra. Conductor: Jan Cober.
    • NLNOS.
  • Jan Ladislav Dussek

    Sonata for piano (C.133) (Op.31 No.2) in D major

    Performer: Andreas Staier.
  • John Thomas

    The minstrel's adieu to his native land for harp

    Performer: Rita Costanzi.
    • CACBC.
  • Joseph F. Lamb

    Ragtime Nightingale

    Performer: Donna Coleman.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Adagio and fugue for strings in C minor, K.546

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Andrew Manze.
    • NONRK.
  • Gabriel Pierné

    Etude de concert, Op 13

    Performer: Paloma Kouider.
    • SKSR.
  • Giovanni Benedetto Platti

    Trio in C minor for oboe, bassoon and continuo

    Ensemble: Ensemble Zefiro.
    • DEWDR.
  • David Popper

    Concert Polonaise, Op 14

    Performer: Tomasz Daroch. Performer: Maria Daroch.
    • CZCR.
  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky

    Romeo and Juliet - fantasy overture [standard version of 1880]

    Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Eternal Father, 3 Motets, Op 135, No.2

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • GBBBC.
  • Richard Strauss

    Death and Transfiguration

    Orchestra: Simfonični orkester RTV Slovenija. Conductor: Samo Hubad.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Eugene Onegin, Op 24 (Introduction & waltz)

    Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
    • GBBBC.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Souvenir de Florence [1890] arranged for Strings (Op.70)

    Orchestra: Amadeus Polish Radio Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Agnieszka Duczmal.
  • Johann Baptist Vanhal

    Stabat Mater in F minor, for 2 soloists, female chorus and orchestra

    Singer: Hana Skarkova. Singer: Lucie Hilscherova. Orchestra: Czech Chamber Soloists. Choir: Pražský filharmonický sbor. Conductor: Petr Fiala.