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Music in the Great War: Tuesday

As part of Radio 3's Music in the Great War season, Clemency Burton-Hill presents Radio 3's classical music Breakfast Show and introduces music from countries which were major participants in WW1. Today the focus is on Russia at War.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Georges Bizet

    Jeux d'enfants (Petite suite)for orchestra [complete]

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Davis.
    • MDK 46508.
    • CBS.
    • 1.
  • Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomyzhsky

    Rusalka – Song of the Miller

    Singer: Fedor Chaliapine. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vincenzo Belleza.
    • CDH 7610092.
    • EMI.
    • 8.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Valse (5 Novelettes for string quartet, Op 15 No 4)

    Ensemble: St. Petersburg String Quartet.
    • Glazunov: 5 Novelettes etc: St Petersburg String Quartet.
    • Delos.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude and Fugue in D major, BWV 850 (Book 1, The Well-Tempered Clavier)

    Performer: Gary Cooper.
    • Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1.
    • ASV Digital.
    • 9-10.
  • Johan Halvorsen

    Six Norwegian Dances; No 1

    Performer: Henning Kraggerud. Conductor: Bjarte Engeset. Orchestra: Razumovsky Symphony Orchestra.
    • Norwegian Violin Favourites.
    • Naxos.
  • Vasily Andreyev

    In the moonlight arr Andreyev

    Orchestra: Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra. Conductor: Vitaly Gnutov.
    • Balalaika Favorites.
    • Mercury.
    • 6.
  • John Foulds

    Holiday Sketches (op.16), no.3; Evening in the Odenwald (Lento calmo assai)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Performer: Katharine Wood. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • J Foulds, Keltic Suite: BBC Concert Orchestra/Corp.
    • Epoch.
    • 9.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    La boutique fantasque (Galop)

    Composer: Gioachino Rossini. Orchestra: Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Conductor: Charles Dutoit.
    • Respighi - La Boutique Fantasque.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Leo Forsdyke

    God Be in my Head

    Singer: Emilia Dalby. Orchestra: The London Esterhazy Orchestra. Conductor: Graham Dalby.
    • Emilia Dalby.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 14.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Humoresque in G flat major, Op 101 No 7

    Performer: Daniel Hope. Orchestra: Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
    • DG.
  • John Blow

    The Lord God is a sun and shield - verse anthem for 3/5 voices..

    Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • Coronation Anthems: Handel, Boyce, Croft, Clarke, Blow, Purcell.
    • Decca.
    • 12.
  • Anthony Holborne

    Heigh Ho Holiday Galliard

    Music Arranger: Mark Kroll. Ensemble: Canadian Brass.
    • Canadian Brass: English Renaissance Music.
    • CBS.
    • 4.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    A Life for the Tsar [Zhizn' za tsarya]..: Act 2; After the battle [polonaise..]

    Conductor: Evgeny Fyodorovich Svetlanov. Orchestra: State Academic Symphony Orchestra of The Russian Federation.
    • Valses et Polonaises de Compositeurs Russes.
    • Le Chant du Monde.
    • 1.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in B minor, Op 69 No 2

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Chopin: The Solo Piano Works: Ashkenazy.
    • London.
    • 10.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Partita no 2 BWV 826: Rondeaux

    Performer: Judicael Perroy.
    • 8.572427.
    • Naxos.
    • 5.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    The Marriage of Figaro: Overture

    Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Georg Solti.
    • Decca.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Beatus vir à 6 (Selva morale e spirituale)

    Singer: Carolyn Sampson. Singer: Rebecca Outram. Singer: Daniel Auchincloss. Singer: Charles Daniels. Singer: Peter Harvey. Singer: James Gilchrist. Ensemble: King's Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
    • Monteverdi: The Sacred Music: The King's Consort/Robert King.
    • Hyperion.
    • 3.
  • Maurice Ravel

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

    Performer: James Ehnes. Performer: Eduard Laurel.
    • Homage: James Ehnes.
    • Onyx.
    • 11.
  • Frank Bridge

    2 Poems of Richard Jefferies for orch, no.2; The Story of my heart (Allegro)

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
    • Bridge: Isabella/Enter Spring etc.: BBC NOW/Hickox.
    • Chandos.
    • 4.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Bagatelle in C minor WoO52

    Performer: Steven Osborne.
    • CDA 67879.
    • Hyperion.
    • 27.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74, 'Pathétique' (2nd mvt)

    Orchestra: Mariinsky Orchestra. Conductor: Valery Gergiev.
    • Tchaikovsky: Symphony no.6, Romoe & Juliet Overture: Kirov Orchestra, Gergiev.
    • Philips.
    • 002.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    5 Poems [Balmont] Op.23 for voice and piano: no. 3; Doversya mne [Follow me]

    Singer: Robin Tritschler. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
    • Songs of 1914.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 14.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony no. 83 (H.1.83) in G minor "The Hen", 4th movement; Finale

    Ensemble: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Bruno Weil.
    • Haydn: Paris Symphonies Nos. 82, 83 & 84: Tafelmusik/Weil.
    • Sony Classical.
    • 8.
  • Manning Sherwin

    A Nightingale sang in Berkeley Square

    Choir: The King's Men. Composer: Eric Maschwitz. Music Arranger: Ruari Bowen.
    • After Hours.
    • King's College Cambridge.
    • 4.
  • John Vallier


    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • CDA 67275.
    • Hyperion.
    • 18.
  • Alfredo Casella

    Grazioso (Diex contrastes)

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • CDA 67275.
    • Hyperion.
    • 16.


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