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Celebrating Simon Rattle - Bach: St Matthew Passion

John Shea's selection includes Simon Rattle conducting the Berlin Philharmonic in Bach's St Matthew Passion at the 2014 Proms.

Celebrating Simon Rattle. Sir Simon Rattle conducts the Berlin Philharmonic in Bach's St. Matthew Passion from last Summer's BBC Proms. John Shea presents.

12:31 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]
Matthauspassion BWV.244 (The St Matthew Passion) (Part 1)
Mark Padmore (Evangelist, tenor), Christian Gerhaher (Christus, baritone), Camilla Tilling (soprano), Magdalena Kozena (mezzo-soprano), Topi Lehtipuu (tenor), Eric Owens (bass), Berlin Radio Chorus with choristers from Wells and Winchester Cathedrals, respective chorus masters Simon Halsey, Matthew Owens and Andrew Lumsden, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle (conductor)

1:40 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian [1685-1750]
Matthauspassion BWV.244 (The St Matthew Passion) (Part 2)
Mark Padmore (Evangelist, tenor), Christian Gerhaher (Christus, baritone), Camilla Tilling (soprano), Magdalena Kozena (mezzo-soprano), Topi Lehtipuu (tenor), Eric Owens (bass), Berlin Radio Chorus with choristers from Wells and Winchester Cathedrals, respective chorus masters Simon Halsey, Matthew Owens and Andrew Lumsden, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Rattle (conductor)

3:19 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856), arr Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Widmung (Op.25 No.1)
Janina Fialkowska (piano)

3:24 AM
Palmgren, Selim (1878-1951)
Exotic March
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, George de Godzinsky (conductor)

3:30 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
Spring Song (Op.16)
Kaija Saarikettu (violin), Raija Kerppo (piano)

3:38 AM
Parac, Frano (b. 1948)
Scherzo for Winds
Zagreb Wind Quintet - Dani Bosnjak (flute), Branko Mihanoviae (oboe), Danijel Martinoviæ (clarinet), Bank Harkay (horn), Ricardo Luque (bassoon)

3:47 AM
Foulds, John [1880-1939]
Keltic Overture (Op.28)
BBC Concert Orchestra, Ronald Corp (conductor)

3:54 AM
Stainov, Petko (1896-1977)
The Secret of the Struma River
Gusla Men's Choir, Vassil Stefanov (conductor)

4:02 AM
Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista (1710-1736)
Sonata in G major for violin and piano
Peter Michalica (violin), Elena Michalicova (piano)

4:11 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791) arr. Danzi, Franz (1763-1826)
Extracts from 'Die Zauberflöte' arranged for 2 cellos
Duo Fouquet

4:21 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Sonata (Op.1 No.5) in F major (HWV.363a)
Louise Pellerin (oboe), Dom André Laberge (organ - 1999 Karl Wilhelm at the abbey church Saint-Benoît-du-Lac, Québec, Canada)

4:31 AM
Walton, William [1902-1983]
Orb and sceptre - coronation march
BBC Philharmonic, John Storgårds (conductor)

4:39 AM
Czerny, Carl (1791-1857)
Fantasie in F minor for piano four hands (Op. 226)
Stefan Lindgren and Daniel Propper (piano)

4:49 AM
Wert, Giacches de (1535-1596)
Qual musico gentil - from 'L'ottavo libre de madrigali a cinque voci' (Venice, 1586)
5 à Cappella Singers at the Sonesta Koepelzaa, Amsterdam

4:59 AM
Spohr, Louis (1784-1859)
Fantasy, Theme and Variations on a theme of Danzi in B minor (Op.81)
László Horvath (clarinet), New Budapest String Quartet

5:07 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Violin Sonata in A minor (Op.1 No.4) (HWV.362)
Tomaz Lorenz (violin), Jerko Novak (guitar)

5:18 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 -1827)
Sonata quasi una fantasia for piano (Op.27 No.2) in C sharp minor, 'Moonlight'
Khatia Buniatishvili (piano)

5:32 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-1788)
Concerto for flute and strings in D minor (H.426)
Robert Aitken (flute), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

5:54 AM
Alfvén, Hugo (1872-1960)
Midsummer Vigil - Swedish Rhapsody no.1 (Op.19)
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt (conductor)

6:09 AM
Archduke Rudolf of Austria (1788-1831)
Trio for clarinet, cello and piano
Amici Chamber Ensemble: Joaquin Valdepenas (clarinet), David Hetherington (cello), Patricia Parr (piano).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    Excerpt from "Madrigal-Nocturne" from "La Cheminee du Roi Rene"

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra (members of).
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Matthauspassion BWV.244 [The St Matthew Passion]

    Singer: Mark Padmore. Singer: Christian Gerhaher. Singer: Camilla Tilling. Singer: Magdalena Kožená. Singer: Topi Lehitpuu. Singer: Eric Owens. Choir: Rundfunkchor Berlin. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Matthauspassion BWV.244 [The St Matthew Passion]

    Singer: Mark Padmore. Singer: Christian Gerhaher. Singer: Camilla Tilling. Singer: Magdalena Kožená. Singer: Topi Lehitpuu. Singer: Eric Owens. Choir: Rundfunkchor Berlin. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
  • Robert Schumann

    Widmung from Liederkreise, S.566

    Performer: Janina Fialkowska. Music Arranger: Franz Liszt.
    • CACBC.
  • Selim Palmgren

    Exotic March

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: George de Godzinsky.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Spring Song Op 16

    Performer: Kaija Saarikettu. Performer: Raija Kerppo.
    • FIYLE.
  • Frano Parac

    Scherzo for Winds

    Ensemble: Zagreb Wind Quintet.
    • HRHRT.
  • John Foulds

    Keltic Overture (Op.28) [1930]

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • GBBBC.
  • Petko Stainov

    The Secret of the Struma River - ballad for men's choir (1931)

    Choir: Gusla Men's Choir. Conductor: Vassil Stefanov.
    • BGBNR.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Violin Sonata in G major

    Performer: Peter Michalica. Performer: Elena Michalicova.
    • SKSR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Extracts from 'Die Zauberflote' arr. Danzi for 2 cellos

    Music Arranger: Franz Danzi. Ensemble: Duo Fouquet.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Sonata in F major, Op 1 no 5 (HWV.363a) vers. oboe & bc

    Performer: Louise Pellerin. Performer: Dom André Laberge.
    • CACBC.
  • Darius Milhaud

    Excerpt from "Madrigal-Nocturne" from "La Cheminee du Roi Rene"

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra (members of).
  • William Walton

    Orb and sceptre - coronation march

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: John Storgårds.
    • GBBBC.
  • Carl Czerny

    Fantasie for piano duet in F minor

    Performer: Stefan Lindgren. Performer: Daniel Propper.
    • SESR.
  • Giacches de Wert

    Qual musico gentil [As cunning singers]

    Choir: 5 a Cappella Singers.
    • NLNOS.
  • Louis Spohr

    Fantasia, Theme and Variations on a theme of Danzi in B flat Op.81

    Performer: Laszlo Horvath. Ensemble: New Budapest Quartet.
    • HUMR.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Violin Sonata in A minor (Op.1 No.4) (HWV.362)

    Performer: Tomaž Lorenz. Performer: Jerko Novak.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata quasi una fantasia for piano (Op.27 No.2) in C sharp minor, 'Moonlight'

    Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Concerto for flute and strings in D minor (H.426) (1747?)

    Performer: Robert Aitken. Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CACBC.
  • Hugo Alfvén

    Midsummer vigil - Swedish rhapsody no.1 (Op.19)

    Ensemble: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
    • DKDR.
  • Archduke Rudolf of Austria

    Trio for clarinet, cello and piano

    Ensemble: Amici Chamber Ensemble.
    • CACBC.

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