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A Song of Midsummer

John Shea's selection includes Ars Nova Copenhagen singing choral works to mark the coming of summer.

A Song of Midsummer. Ars Nova Copenhagen sing choral works to mark the coming of summer. John Shea presents.

12:31 AM
Ring, Oluf [1884-1946]
Danmark nu blunder den lyse nat
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

12:33 AM
Laub, Thomas [1852-1927]
Stille hjerte, sol gar ned
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

12:35 AM
Gade, Niels Wilhelm [1817-1890]
Pa Sjolunds fagre sletter
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

12:37 AM
Schultz, Svend Simon [1913-1998]
Yndigt dufter Danmark
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

12:41 AM
Rosing-Schow, Niels [b. 1954]
Where the Willows Meet
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

12:53 AM
Delius, Frederick [1862-1934]
To be sung of a summer night on the water ; On Craig Dhu
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

1:01 AM
Sibelius, Jean [1865-1957]
Rakastava Op.14, arr. for mixed chorus
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

1:08 AM
Ruo, Huang [b. 1976]
Without Words
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

1:15 AM
Kosma, Joseph [1905-1969], text by Jacques Prevert [1900-1977]
Feuilles mortes (Autumn leaves)
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

1:19 AM
Kern, Jerome [1885-1945]
The way you look tonight
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

1:21 AM
Porter, Cole [1891-1964]
Anything goes
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

1:23 AM
Gershwin, George [1898-1937]
Love is here to stay
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

1:25 AM
Shearing, George [1919-2011]
Lullaby of Birdland
Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier (director)

1:29 AM
Weill, Kurt (1900-1950) (Text: Ira Gershwin)
Saga of Jenny - from the musical Lady in the Dark
Jean Stilwell (mezzo soprano), Robert Kortgaard (piano), Marie Bérard (violin), Joseph Macerollo (accordion), James Spragg (trumpet), George Kohler (bass), Andy Morris (percussion), Peter Tiefenbach (conductor)

1:33 AM
Holländer, Friedrich (1896-1976)
Sex Appeal
Jean Stilwell (mezzo soprano), Robert Kortgaard (piano), Marie Bérard (violin), Joseph Macerollo (accordion), James Spragg (trumpet), George Kohler (bass), Andy Morris (percussion), Peter Tiefenbach (conductor)

1:38 AM
Schoeck, Othmar (1886-1957)
Sommernacht (Op.58)
Camerata Bern

1:50 AM
Merikanto, Oscar (1868-1924)
Summer night waltz (Op.1) & Summer night idyll (Op.16 No.2)
Eero Heinonen (piano)

1:56 AM
Kodály, Zoltán (1882-1967)
Summer evening
Hungarian Radio Orchestra, György Lehel (conductor)

2:15 AM
Alfvén, Hugo (1872-1960)
Midsummer Vigil - Swedish Rhapsody no.1 (Op.19)
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt (conductor)

2:31 AM
Weiss, Silvius Leopold (1686-1750)
Suite in D minor
Konrad Junghänel (lute)

2:47 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Prelude and Fugue in C minor (BWV.546)
Leo van Doeselaar (organ)

3:01 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio [1678-1741]
Gloria (RV.589)
Ann Monoyios (soprano), Matthew White (countertenor), Colin Ainsworth (tenor), Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Ivars Taurins (conductor)

3:30 AM
Gluck, Christoph Willibald (composer) [1714-1787]; Kreisler, Fritz (arranger)
Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice
Gyözö Máté (viola); Balázs Szokolay (piano)

3:34 AM
Madetoja, Leevi (1887-1947)
Dance Vision (Op.11)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jorma Panula (conductor)

3:42 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Ariettes oubliées - song cycle for voice & piano
Elizabeth Watts (soprano), Gary Matthewman (piano)

4:00 AM
Bersa, Blagoje (1873-1934)
Idila (Op.25b) (1902)
Croatian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Mladen Tarbuk (conductor)

4:07 AM
Scarlatti, Alessandro (1660-1725), Text by Guarini
Cor mio, deh non languire
The Consort of Musicke, Anthony Rooley (director)

4:13 AM
Rachmaninov, Sergey [1873-1943]
Prelude no.13 in D flat major
Lukas Geniusas (piano)

4:19 AM
Horovitz, Joseph (b. 1926)
Music Hall Suite
The Slovene Brass Quintet

4:31 AM
Strauss, Richard [1864-1949]
Festmusik der Stadt Wien AV.133 for brass and percussion
Royal Academy of Music Brass Soloists, Tom Watson (trumpet solo)

4:41 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Faschingsschwank aus Wien (Op.26)
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

5:03 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Quartet in C minor (Op.17 No.4)
Quatuor Mosaïques

5:21 AM
Schoenberg, Arnold (1874-1951)
4 lieder (Op.2)
Arleen Augér (soprano), Irwin Gage (piano)

5:35 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata No.8 in C minor (Op.13), 'Pathétique'
Mi-Joo Lee (piano)

5:54 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
5 Deutsche with 7 trios and coda (D.90)
Zagreb Soloists

6:09 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Der Zwerg (D.891)
Jard van Nes (mezzo soprano), Gérard van Blerk (piano)

6:16 AM
Kreisler, Fritz (1875-1962)
Liebesleid - old Viennese dance no.2
Li-Wei (cello) , Gretel Dowdeswell (piano)

6:19 AM
Strauss, Johann II (1825-1899)
Wienerblut (waltz) (Op.354)
Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Borge Wagner (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Olaf Ring

    Danmark nu blunder den lyse nat

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • Thomas Linnemann Laub

    Stille hjerte, sol gar ned [Quiet, my heart, the sun is setting]

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • Niels Wilhelm Gade

    Pa Sjolunds fagre sletter [On Sjolund's brave plains]

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • Svend Simon Schultz

    Yndigt dufter Danmark [Lovely is the scent of Denmark]

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • Niels Rosing-Schow

    Where the Willows Meet **EXPIRED(**

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • Frederick Delius

    To be sung of a summer night on the water; On Craig Dhu

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Rakastava [The lover] Op.14, arr. for mixed chorus

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • Huang Ruo

    Without Words

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • Joseph Kosma

    Feuilles mortes (Autumn leaves)

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • Jerome Kern

    The way you look tonight [from film 'Swing Time']

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • Cole Porter

    Anything goes [from musical 'Anything Goes']

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • George Gershwin

    Love is here to stay [from 'The Goldwyn Follies']

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • George Shearing

    Lullaby of Birdland

    Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen.
  • Kurt Weill

    Saga of Jenny (from the musical Lady in the Dark)

    Performer: Robert Kortgaard. Performer: Marie Bérard. Performer: Joe Macerollo. Performer: James Spragg. Performer: Andy Morris. Author: Ira Gershwin. Singer: Jean Stilwell. Singer: George Koller. Conductor: Peter Tiefenbach.
  • Friedrich Hollaender

    Sex Appeal

    Performer: Robert Kortgaard. Performer: Marie Bérard. Performer: Joe Macerollo. Performer: James Spragg. Performer: Andy Morris. Singer: Jean Stilwell. Singer: George Koller. Conductor: Peter Tiefenbach.
    • CACBC.
  • Othmar Schoeck

    Sommernacht (Summer Night): pastoral intermezzo for string orchestra (Op.58)

    Ensemble: Camerata Bern.
  • Oskar Merikanto

    Summer night waltz (Op.1) & Summer night idyll (Op.16 No.2)

    Performer: Eero Heinonen.
    • FIYLE.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Summer evening (Nyari este)

    Orchestra: Hungarian Radio Orchestra. Conductor: György Lehel.
  • Hugo Alfvén

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

    Ensemble: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
    • DKDR.
  • Sylvius Leopold Weiss

    Suite in D minor

    Performer: Konrad Junghänel.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude & Fugue in C minor (BWV 546)

    Performer: Leo van Doeselaar.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Gloria in D major, RV.589

    Singer: Ann Monoyios. Singer: Matthew White. Singer: Colin Ainsworth. Choir: Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. Orchestra: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Ivars Taurins.
    • CACBC.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Dance of the Blessed Spirits (excerpt Orfeo ed Euridice)

    Performer: Gyozo Mate. Performer: Balázs Szokolay. Music Arranger: Fritz Kreisler.
    • HUMR.
  • Leevi Madetoja

    Dance Vision (Tanssinaky), Op 11

    Ensemble: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jorma Panula.
    • FIYLE.
  • Claude Debussy

    Ariettes oubliees - song cycle for voice and piano

    Performer: Gary Matthewman. Singer: Elizabeth Watts.
    • GBBBC.
  • Blagoje Bersa

    Idila [Idyll] Op 25b (1902)

    Orchestra: Croatian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mladen Tarbuk.
    • HRHRT.
  • Alessandro Scarlatti

    Cor mio, deh non languire [Dear heart, I prithee do not waste away]

    Singer: Tessa Bonner. Director: Anthony Rooley. Singer: Emma Kirkby. Singer: Deborah Roberts. Singer: Evelyn Tubb. Singer: Mary Nichols. Author: Giovanni Battista Guarini.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Prelude no.13 in D flat major [from 13 Preludes Op.32 for piano]

    Performer: Lukas Geniušas.
    • PLPR.
  • Joseph Horovitz

    Music Hall Suite

    Performer: Anton Grcar. Performer: Stanko Arnold. Performer: Boštjan Lipovšek. Performer: Stanko Vavh. Performer: Darko Rosker. Ensemble: Slovene Brass Quintet.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Richard Strauss

    Festmusik der Stadt Wien AV.133 for brass and percussion [1943]

    Performer: Tom Watson. Ensemble: Royal Academy of Music Brass Soloists.
    • GBBBC.
  • Robert Schumann

    Faschingsschwank aus Wien, Op 26

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • NONRK.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in C minor, Op 17 no 4

    Ensemble: Quatuor Mosaïques.
    • NONRK.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Erwartung - No.1 from 4 lieder (Op.2)

    Performer: Irwin Gage. Author: Richard Dehmel. Singer: Arleen Augér.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Schenk mir deinen Goldenen Kamm - No.2 from 4 lieder (Op.2)

    Performer: Irwin Gage. Author: Richard Dehmel. Singer: Arleen Augér.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Erhebung - No.3 from 4 lieder (Op.2)

    Performer: Irwin Gage. Author: Richard Dehmel. Singer: Arleen Augér.
  • Arnold Schoenberg

    Waldsonne, Op 2 no 4

    Performer: Irwin Gage. Author: Johannes Schlaf. Singer: Arleen Augér.
    • NLNOS.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata no 8 in C minor, Op 13 "Pathetique"

    Performer: Mee Chou Lee.
    • KRKBS.
  • Franz Schubert

    5 Deutsche [German dances] with 7 trios and coda (D.90)

    Ensemble: Zagrebački solisti.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Zwerg (D.891)

    Performer: Gerard van Herk. Singer: Jard van Nes.
  • Fritz Kreisler

    Liebesleid - old Viennese dance no.2 [orig for violin & piano]

    Performer: Li-Wei Qin. Performer: Gretel Dowdeswell.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Wienerblut (waltz) (Op 354)

    Ensemble: Danish Radio Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Borge Wagner.
    • DKDR.

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