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11/01/2014

Music on the Brink: Berlin Philharmonic under Simon Rattle in Sibelius's 4th Symphony and Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe, plus archive recordings by pre-war pianists Busoni and Dohnanyi.

Music on the Brink - The Berlin Philharmonic and Simon Rattle from the 2012 BBC Proms. In 1910 Sibelius had been left behind by modern music trends and wrote his 4th Symphony aware of this. While Ravel was writing for the Ballets Russes and Sergei Diaghilev for the Paris stage. Plus archive recordings from pre-war pianists with an association with Berlin and the Berlin Philharmonic - Artur Nikisch, Ferruccio Busoni and Erno Dohnanyi.

1:01 AM
Sibelius, Jean [1865-1957]
Symphony no.4 (Op.63) in A minor
Berlin Philharmonic, Simon Rattle (conductor). Performance from the 2012 Proms.

1:37 AM
Webern, Anton [1883-1945]
6 Pieces for orchestra (Op. 6)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)

1:50 AM
Ravel, Maurice [1875-1937]
Daphnis and Chloe - Suite no.2
Berlin Philharmonic, Simon Rattle (conductor). Performance from the 2012 Proms.

2:07 AM
Delibes, Leo (1836-1891), transcribed by Arthur Nikisch (1855-1922)
Valse lente from 'Coppelia'
Arthur Nikisch (1855-1922) (piano)

2:11 AM
Saint-Saens, Camille (1835-1921)
Valse Mignonne in E flat (Op.104)
Saint-Saens, Camille (1835-1921) (piano) (recorded 13th December 1905)

2:14 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827) transcribed Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Fantasia on Beethoven's 'Ruinen von Athen' for piano (S.389)
Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924) (piano)

2:27 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828) transcribed Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Soirées de Vienne No.4 in D flat major - from valses-caprices for piano (S.427)
Ernõ Dohnányi (1877-1960) (piano)

2:33 AM
Vermeulen, Matthijs [1888-1967]
Symphony no. 1 (Symphonia Carminum)
Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Roelof Van Driesten (conductor)

3:01 AM
Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764) compiled Marc Minkowski
"L'Apothéose de la Dance - orchestral suite of dance music by Rameau compiled by Marc Minkowski
Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski (conductor)

3:39 AM
Forqueray, Antoine (1672-1745)
La Rameau & Jupiter (from Suite no. 5 in C minor for viola da gamba and continuo )
Teodoro Baù (viola da gamba), Deniel Perer (harpsichord)

3:48 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Concerto for cello and orchestra in D major (H.7b.2) (Allegro moderato; Adagio; Rondo )
Alexandra Gutu (cello), Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra, Radu Zvoriszeanu (conductor)

4:14 AM
Prokofiev, Sergey (1891-1953)
Symphony No.1 in D major (Op.25), 'Classical'
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Michel Tabachnik (conductor)

4:28 AM
Medins, Janis (1890-1966)
Aria from "Suite no.1"
Liepaja Symphony Orchestra, Imants Resnis (conductor)

4:34 AM
Lipinski, Karol Józef (1790-1861)
Rondo alla Polacca in E major, (Op.13) (C.1820-24)
Albrecht Breuninger (violin), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Wojiech Rajski (conductor)

4:49 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio [1678-1741]
Concerto in G minor RV.107 for flute, oboe, violin, bassoon & continuo
Concerto Copenhagen, Alfredo Bernardini (director)

5:01 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus [1756-1791]
Overture from Don Giovanni - Opera in 2 acts (K.527)
Danish Radio Sinfonietta, Adam Fischer (conductor)

5:07 AM
Haydn, Joseph [1732-1809]; German libretto by Baron von Swieten (1733-1803)
Die Schopfung (H.21.2) Part 3 - Nos. 29,30
Isa Katharina Gericke (soprano) Eve; Jochen Kupfer (baritone) Adam; Oslo Chamber Choir, Norwegian Radio Orchestra; Christopher Bell (conductor)

5:20 AM
Mont, Henry du (1610-1684)
Motet: O Salutaris Hostia
Studio 600 - Aldona Szechak and Dorota Kozinska (directors)

5:25 AM
Couperin, François (1668-1733)
La Françoise, Suite from 'Les Nations'
Les Ambassadeurs, Alexis Kossenko (director)

5:38 AM
Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
Sonatine
Aldo Ciccolini (piano)

5:51 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Iberia: Images for Orchestra, No. 2 (1909)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Jun Märkl (conductor)

6:14 AM
Raychev, Alexander [1922-2003]
Sonata-Poem for violin and symphony orchestra
Boyan Lechev (violin), Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vassil Stefanov (conductor)

6:34 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Two arias: 'E vivo ancore ... Scherza infida' (Act 2 Scene 3) and 'Dopo notte' (Act 3 scene 8) from the opera Ariodante
Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano), Les Musiciens du Louvre, Marc Minkowski (conductor)

6:54 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Kirchen-Sonate in B flat (K. 212), for 2 violins, double bass and organ
Royal Academy of Music Beckett Ensemble, Patrick Russill (conductor).

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Music Played

  • Alexander Raychev

    Sonata-Poem for violin and symphony orchestra

    Performer: Boyan Lechev. Orchestra: Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vassil Stevanov.
    • BGBNR.
  • Anton Webern

    6 Pieces for orchestra (Op. 6)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no.4 (Op.63) in A minor

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Valse Mignonne in E flat (Op.104)

    Performer: Camille Saint‐Saëns.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G minor RV.107 for flute, oboe, violin, bassoon & continuo

    Ensemble: Concerto Copenhagen.
  • François Couperin

    La Francoise, Suite from 'Les Nations'

    Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs. Director: Alexis Kossenko.
    • PLPR.
  • Claude Debussy

    Iberia: Images for Orchestra, No. 2 (1909)

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jun Märkl.
    • NONRK.
  • Léo Delibes

    Valse lente from "Coppelia"

    Performer: Artúr Nikisch.
  • Franz Liszt

    Soirees de Vienne No.4 in D flat major

    Performer: Erno Dohnanyi. Translation: Franz Liszt.
  • Henri Dumont

    Motet: O Salutaris Hostia

    Ensemble: Studio 600. Director: Aldona Szechak. Director: Dorota Kozinska.
    • PLPR.
  • Antoine Forqueray

    La Rameau & Jupiter

    Performer: Teodoro Bau. Performer: Deniel Perer.
    • PLPR.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Two arias from the opera 'Ariodante'

    Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Ensemble: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • GBBBC.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Cello Concerto in D major, Hob.7b.2

    Performer: Alexandra Gutu. Orchestra: Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Radu Zvoriszeanu.
    • ROROR.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Die Schopfung [The Creation] (H.21.2) Part 3 - Nos. 29 & 30

    Librettist: Baron von Swieten. Singer: Isa Katharina Gericke. Singer: Jochen Kupfer. Choir: Oslo kammerkor. Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Christopher Bell.
    • NONRK.
  • Karol Józef Lipinski

    Rondo alla Polacca in E major, Op 13 (C.1820-24)

    Performer: Albrecht Breuninger. Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Wojciech Rajski.
    • PLPR.
  • Franz Liszt

    Fantasia on Beethoven's 'Ruinen von Athen' for piano (S.389)

    Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven. Performer: Ferruccio Busoni.
  • Jānis Mediņš

    Aria, 'Suite No 1'

    Orchestra: Liepājas Simfoniskais orķestris. Conductor: Imants Resnis.
    • LVLR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Don Giovanni K 527 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Danish National Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Adam Fischer.
    • DKDR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Kirchen-Sonate in B flat, K212

    Ensemble: Royal Academy of Music Beckett Ensemble. Conductor: Patrick Russill.
    • GBBBC.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    L'Apotheose de la Danse - orchestral suite of dance music by Rameau

    Ensemble: Les Musiciens du Louvre. Conductor: Marc Minkowski.
    • GBBBC.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis and Chloe - Suite no.2

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Sonatine (1903-05)

    Performer: Aldo Ciccolini.
    • HRHRT.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Symphony No 1 in D major, Op 25, 'Classical'

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Michel Tabachnik.
    • NONRK.
  • Matthijs Vermeulen

    Symphony no. 1 (Symphonia Carminum) [1914]

    Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Roelof van Driesten.
    • NLNOS.

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