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Great British Symphonies: Elgar's Symphony No 1

Jonathan Swain's selection includes the BBC National Orchestra of Wales performing Elgar's Symphony No 1 at the 2014 Proms.

2014 Proms. The BBC National Orchestra of Wales performs Elgar's Symphony No. 1. Jonathan Swain presents.

12:31 AM
Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)
Das Liebesverbot, oder Die Novize von Palermo - opera - overture
BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Mark Wigglesworth (conductor)

12:40 AM
Mathias, William (1934-1992)
Concerto for violin and orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Mark Wigglesworth (conductor)

1:17 AM
Elgar, Edward (1857-1934)
Symphony no. 1 in A flat major Op.55
BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Mark Wigglesworth (conductor)

2:07 AM
Kodály, Zoltán (1882-1967)
Adagio for violin & piano
Tamás Major (violin), Zoltán Kocsis (piano)

2:16 AM
Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
Chants populaires (Popular songs)
Catherine Robbin (mezzo-soprano), André Laplante (piano)

2:31 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
String Quartet in D major (Op.64 No.5) 'The Lark'
Yggdrasil String Quartet: Fredrik Paulsson & Per Ohman (violins), Robert Westlund (viola), Per Nystrom (cello)

2:49 AM
Rautavaara, Einojuhani (b. 1928)
Cantus Arcticus - 'a concerto for birds and orchestra' (Op.61) (1972)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

3:07 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
French Suite No.2 in C minor for keyboard (BWV.813)
Cristian Niculescu (piano)

3:21 AM
Enescu, George (1881-1955)
Concert Piece for viola and piano
Tabea Zimmermann (viola, Germany), Monique Savary (piano)

3:31 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Rosamunde: Overture (D.644)

3:42 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Intermezzo in A major (Op.118 No.2)
Jane Coop (piano)

3:48 AM
Verbytsky, Mykhalo [1815-1870]
Otce nas (Lord's Prayer)
Platon Maiborada Academic Choir, Viktor Skoromny (conductor)

3:52 AM
Verhulst, Johannes (1816-1891)
Lied van bloemen (Op.26 No.2) (Flower song)
Nico van der Meel (tenor), Leo van Doeselaar (fortepiano)

3:56 AM
Verhulst, Johannes (1816-1891)
Herinnering (Op.26 No.12)
Nico van der Meel (tenor), Leo van Doeselaar (fortepiano)

3:59 AM
Verhulst, Johannes (1816-1891)
Minneliedje (Op.27 No.9)
Nico van der Meel (tenor), Leo van Doeselaar (fortepiano)

4:01 AM
Sakac, Branimir (1918-1979)
Serenade for strings (1947)
Zagreb Radio Chamber Orchestra, Igor Gjadrov (conductor)

4:15 AM
Janacek, Leos [1854-1928]
In the mists - 4 pieces for piano
Jan Simandl (piano)

4:31 AM
Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
Sonata No.1 in G major for string orchestra
Romanian National Chamber Orchestra, Ludovic Bacs (conductor)

4:44 AM
Dutilleux, Henri (b. 1916)
Sonatine
Duo Nanashi: Line Møller (flute); Aya Sakou (piano)

4:53 AM
Gesualdo, Carlo (c1561-1613)
Ave dulcissima Maria for 5 voices
Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

5:01 AM
Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)
Slavonic dance no.8 in G minor (Op.46 No.8) orch. composer (orig. for pf duet)
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Ari Rasilainen (conductor)

5:05 AM
Corelli, Arcangelo (1653-1713)
Trio sonata in C major, (Op.3, No.8)
Il Seminario Musicale, Gérard Lesne (director)

5:13 AM
Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958)
Variations for Brass Band
The Hannaford Street Silver Band, Bramwell Tovey (Conductor)

5:26 AM
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (1844-1908)
The tale of Tsar Saltan - suite Op.57
Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Verbitsky (conductor)

5:48 AM
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)
Sonata no. 2 in G minor Op.117 for cello and piano
Torleif Thedén (cello), Roland Pöntinen (piano)

6:07 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Serenade in C minor for wind octet (K.388/K.384a)
Bratislava Chamber Harmony, Justus Pavlik (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra (members of).
  • Richard Wagner

    Das Liebesverbot, oder Die Novize von Palermo - opera - overture

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth.
  • William Mathias

    Concerto for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Matthew Trusler. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth.
  • Edward Elgar

    Symphony no. 1 in A flat major Op.55

    Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth. Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Performer: Matthew Trusler.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Adagio for violin (or viola, or cello) and piano in C major

    Performer: Tamas Major. Performer: Zoltán Kocsis.
    • HUMR.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Chants populaires (Popular Songs)

    Performer: André Laplante. Singer: Catherine Robbin.
    • CACBC.
  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra (members of).
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in D major (Op. 64 No.5) 'The Lark'

    Ensemble: Yggdrasil String Quartet.
    • SESR.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Cantus Arcticus

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • FIYLE.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French suite for keyboard no.2 (BWV.813) in C minor

    Performer: Cristian Niculescu.
    • ROROR.
  • George Enescu

    Concertstuck for viola and piano (1906)

    Performer: Tabea Zimmermann. Performer: Monique Savary.
    • CHRSR.
  • Franz Schubert

    Rosamunde: Overture (D.644)

    Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Emmanuel Krivine.
    • FRSRF.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in A major, Op 118, No 2

    Performer: Jane Coop.
    • CACBC.
  • Михайло Вербицький

    Otce nas (Lord's Prayer)

    Choir: Platon Maiborada Academic Choir. Conductor: Viktor Skoromny.
  • Johannes Verhulst

    Lied van bloemen (Op.26 No.2) (Flower song)

    Performer: Leo van Doeselaar. Singer: Nico van der Meel.
  • Johannes Verhulst

    Herinnering (Op.26 No.12)

    Performer: Leo van Doeselaar. Singer: Nico van der Meel.
  • Johannes Verhulst

    Minneliedje (Op.27 No.9) [Love Song]

    Performer: Leo van Doeselaar. Singer: Nico van der Meel.
  • Branimir Sakač

    Serenade for strings (1947)

    Orchestra: Zagreb Radio Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Igor Gjadrov.
    • HRHRTR.
  • Leos Janáček

    In the mists [V mlhach] - 4 pieces for piano

    Performer: Jan Simandl.
  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra (members of).
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Sonata No 1 in G major

    Orchestra: Romanian National Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Ludovic Bács.
    • ROROR.
  • Henri Dutilleux

    Sonatine for flute and piano

    Ensemble: Duo Nanashi.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Ave dulcissima Maria

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • DEWDR.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Slavonic Dance in G minor, Op 46 No 8, orch composer (orig for pf duet)

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Ari Rasilainen.
    • NONRK.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Trio sonata in C major, Op 3, No 8

    Ensemble: Il Seminario Musicale. Director: Gérard Lesne.
    • NONRK.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Variations for Brass Band

    Ensemble: Hannaford Street Silver Band. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The tale of Tsar Saltan - suite Op 57

    Orchestra: Queensland Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vladimir Verbitsky.
    • AUABC.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Cello Sonata no 2 in G minor, Op 117

    Performer: Torleif Thedéen. Performer: Roland Pöntinen.
    • DKDR.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Rondo capriccioso, Op 14

    Performer: Murray Perahia.
    • Mendelssohn: Piano Concertos Nos. 1&2: Perahia.
    • CBS.
    • 9.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade (K.388) in C minor for wind octet (K.384a)

    Ensemble: Bratislava Chamber Harmony. Conductor: Justus Pavlik.
    • SKSR.

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