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Music on the Brink: Vienna

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's breakfast show. For Radio 3's Music on the Brink Season, BBC foreign correspondents talk to Petroc about cultural life in Europe in early 1914.

Petroc Trelawny presents Radio 3's classical breakfast show. As part of BBC Radio 3's Music on the Brink season, BBC Correspondents from across Europe shine a light on music making across the continent as it was in the period just before the outbreak of the First World War.

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2 hours, 30 minutes

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Mon 6 Jan 2014 06:30

Music Played

  • Hans Gál

    Variations on a Viennese Heurigen melody, Op 9

    Performer: Doris Adam. Performer: Karin Adam. Performer: Christoph Stradner.
    • Hans Gal: Piano Trios.
    • Camerata.
    • 4.
  • Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni

    Adagio in G minor compl. Giazotto; arr. for organ & strs

    Director: Robert King. Composer: Remo Giazotto. Orchestra: Musica da Camera. Performer: James OʼDonnell. Performer: David Woodcock.
    • Albinoni/Pachelbel: Musica da Camera/King.
    • Linn Records.
    • 19.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Lucio Silla (Overture)

    Conductor: Colin Davis. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden.
    • Mozart Overtures Sir Colin Davis Staatskapelle Dresden.
    • RCA Red Seal.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen (Cantata No 65)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • J.S. Bach, Cantatas Vol 18: Gardiner.
    • Soli Deo Gloria.
    • 11.
  • Carl Michael Ziehrer

    Das dumme Herz (The Stupid Heart)

    Orchestra: Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Christian Pollack.
    • Carl Michael Ziehrer: Operetta Overtures.
    • Marco Polo.
    • 2.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in A flat major, Op.42

    Performer: Kathryn Stott.
    • Chappell.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Piece en forme d'habanera arr. for violin & piano...

    Performer: James Ehnes. Performer: Eduard Laurel.
    • Homage: James Ehnes.
    • Onyx.
    • 11.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Anitra's Dance (Peer Gynt Suite No 1, Op 46)

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt.
    • Grieg/Nielsen: Peer Gynt/Aladdin: San Francisco Symphony/Blomstedt.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Sento la gioia from Act 3 of Amadigi di Gaula arr. Pinnock for trumpet

    Performer: Alison Balsom. Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Music Arranger: Pinnock. Music Arranger: Trevor. Orchestra: The English Concert.
    • EMI.
  • Robert Fuchs

    Clarinet Quintet in E flat major, Op 102 (2nd mvt)

    Performer: Paul Meyer. Ensemble: Carmina Quartet.
    • Fuchs/Weber: Clarinet Quintets.
    • Denon.
    • 2.
  • Frederick Delius

    Hassan : Interlude between Scenes 1 and 2

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Delius : Hassan.
    • EMI.
    • 2 and 4.
  • Frederick Delius

    Hassan : Serenade

    Singer: Martyn Hill. Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • Delius : Hassan.
    • EMI.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Miroirs for piano, no.4; Alborada del gracioso

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • Ravel: Orchestral Works: Soloists, Ulster Orchestra, Tortelier.
    • Chandos.
  • Peter Cornelius

    The Three Kings arr. Atkins for bar. & chorus [orig. no.3 of 'Weihnachtslieder']

    Music Arranger: Sir Ivor Atkins. Singer: Stephen Alder. Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Director: James OʼDonnell.
    • Adeste Fideles: Christmas music from Westminster Cathedral.
    • Hyperion.
    • 11.
  • Johannes Brahms

    21 Hungarian dances for piano duet; no.4 in F minor

    Performer: Steven Kolacny. Performer: Stijn Kolacny.
    • KTC 1250.
    • Etcetera.
    • 4.
  • Eric Coates

    Calling All Workers

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Reginald Kilbey.
    • EMI.
  • Franz Lehár

    Zigeunerliebe - Operetta in 3 acts; Hor ich Cymbalklange

    Singer: Elīna Garanča. Performer: Alessandro Milani. Orchestra: Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI. Conductor: Karel Mark Chichon.
    • Elina Garanca - Habanera: Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai: Karel Mark Ch.
    • Deutsche Grammaphon.
    • 3.
  • Franz Schubert

    Auf dem Wasser zu singen (D.774) arr. Hope. for violin & piano...

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Performer: Sebastian Knauer.
    • The Romantic Violinist, A celebration of Joseph Joachim: Daniel Hope.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 10.
  • Duke Ellington

    Three Black Kings: No. 1, King of the Magi

    Performer: Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra. Featured Artist: JoAnn Falletta.
    • Duke Ellington: Black, Brown, and Beige.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Concerto for piano and orch no.2 (Op.22) in G min, 2nd mvt; Allegro scherzando

    Performer: Benjamin Grosvenor. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Judd.
    • Saint-Saëns/Ravel/Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue: Benjamin Grosvenor.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • John Dowland

    Mrs White's Nothing

    Performer: Nigel North.
    • 8.557586.
    • Naxos.
    • 3.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Fledermaus-Quadrille (Op.363)

    Conductor: Lorin Maazel. Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • BMG.
  • Rudolf Sieczyński

    Wien, du Stadt meiner Traume

    Singer: Richard Tauber.
    • Richard Tauber : Operetta Arias.
    • EMI.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in B flat major for oboe and violin, RV 548

    Performer: Nigel Kennedy. Performer: Albrecht Mayer. Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • Vivaldi II: Nigel Kennedy, Berliner Philharmoniker.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano sonata no.8 in C minor (Op.13) "Pathetique", 3rd mvt; Rondo

    Performer: Daniel Barenboim.
    • 111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon The Collector's Edition Vol.2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.


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