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New Year New Music: Chinese Music from the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra

John Shea presents a programme of Chinese music by Qigang Chen, Unsuk Chin and Zhao Jiping with the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Muhai Tang.

As part of Radio 3's season: New Year New Music, John Shea presents a programme of Chinese music by Qigang Chen, Unsuk Chin and Zhao Jiping with the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Muhai Tang.

12:31 AM
Qigang Chen [b.1951]
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): 1. Water; 2. Wood; 3. Fire; 4. Earth; 5. Metal
Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Muhai Tang (conductor)

12:43 AM
Unsuk Chin [b.1961]
Su for sheng and orchestra
Wu Wei (sheng), Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Muhai Tang (conductor)

1:10 AM
Qigang Chen [b.1951]
L'Eloignement
Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Muhai Tang (conductor)

1:27 AM
Zhao Jiping
Pipa Concerto no. 2
Wu Man (pipa), Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Muhai Tang (conductor)

1:47 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
6 Moments Musicaux (D.780)
Alfred Brendel (piano)

2:13 AM
Schumann, Robert [1810-1856]
Fantasy for violin and orchestra (Op.131) in C major
Thomas Zehetmair (violin), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

2:31 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
Symphony no.2 in D major (Op.43)
BBC Philharmonic, Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

3:13 AM
Pizetti, Ildebrando [1880-1968]
Requiem mass, for a cappella choir
Radio France Chorus, Donald Palumbo (conductor)

3:39 AM
Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)
Scherzo No.2 in B flat, Op.31
Ronald Brautigam (fortepiano)

3:48 AM
Couperin, François (1668-1733)
Douzième concert à deux violes (from 'Les Gouts réunis ou Nouveaux Concerts, Paris 1724')
Violes Esgales: Susie Napper, Margaret Little (viols)

3:57 AM
Tartini, Giuseppe (1692-1770)
Symphony in A major
I Cameristi Italiani

4:06 AM
Anon (arr. Harry Freedman)
Two Canadian Folksongs: (1) I Went to the Market (2) Petit Hirondelle
Phoenix Chamber Choir, Ramona Luengen (conductor)

4:12 AM
Glazunov, Alexander Konstantinovich (1865-1936), arr. Unknown
Elegie in D flat major (Op.17), arr. for horn and piano
Mindaugas Gecevicius (horn), Ala Bendoraitiene (piano)

4:20 AM
Frederick the Great (1712-1786)
Sonata in C minor for flute & basso continuo
Konrad Hünteler (flute), Wouter Möller (cello), Ton Koopman (harpsichord)

4:31 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
Egmont, incidental music: Overture (Op.84)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Arthur Fagan (conductor)

4:40 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Prelude and Fugue in E minor (Op.35 No.1) (1832)
Sylviane Deferne (piano)

4:50 AM
Ruzdjak, Vladimir (1922-1987)
5 Folk Tunes for baritone and orchestra (3 days, Last night, Water flows out of a stone, What happened, Good night)
Miroslav Zivkovich (baritone), Croatian Radio Television Symphony Orchestra, Mladen Tarbuk (conductor)

4:59 AM
Abel, Carl Friedrich (1723-1787)
Symphony in C major, Op.10/4
La Stagione, Frankfurt, Michael Schneider (conductor)

5:09 AM
Lutoslawski, Witold [1913-1994]
Dance Preludes, for clarinet and piano
Seraphin Maurice Lutz (clarinet), Eugen Burger-Yonov (piano)

5:19 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Kyrie eleison in G minor for double choir and orchestra (RV.587)
Choir of Latvian Radio, Riga Chamber Players, Sigvards Klava (conductor)

5:29 AM
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Symphony No.1 in C major (Op.19)
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Ari Rasilainen (conductor)

5:54 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Sonata for violin and piano in G minor
Janine Jansen (violin), David Kuyken (piano)

6:09 AM
Röntgen, Julius (1855-1932)
Piano Trio in C minor (Op.50 No.4) (1904) for violin, cello and piano
Alexander Kerr (violin), Gregor Horsch (cello), Sepp Grotenhuis (piano).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Qigang Chen

    Wu Xing (The Five Elements)

    Orchestra: Lëtzebuerger philharmoneschen Orchester. Conductor: 汤沐海.
  • Unsuk Chin

    Su for sheng and orchestra

    Performer: Wu Wei. Orchestra: Luxembourg Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: 汤沐海.
  • Wu Wei

    Encore

  • Qigang Chen

    L'Eloignement

    Orchestra: Lëtzebuerger philharmoneschen Orchester. Conductor: 汤沐海.
  • Zhao Jiping

    Pipa Concerto no. 2

    Performer: Wu Man. Orchestra: Lëtzebuerger philharmoneschen Orchester. Conductor: 汤沐海.
  • Franz Schubert

    6 Moments Musicaux (D.780)

    Performer: Alfred Brendel.
  • Robert Schumann

    Violin Fantasy in C major, Op 131

    Performer: Thomas Zehetmair. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • NLNPO.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Symphony no 2 in D major, Op 43

    Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier.
    • GBBBC.
  • Ildebrando Pizzetti

    Requiem mass, for a capella choir

    Choir: Chœur de Radio France. Conductor: Donald Palumbo.
  • Giuseppe Tartini

    Symphony in A major

    Ensemble: I Cameristi Italiani.
  • Anonymous

    Two Canadian Folksongs

    Music Arranger: Harry Freedman. Choir: Phoenix Chamber Choir. Conductor: Ramona Luengen.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Elegie in D flat major Op 17 arranged for horn and piano

    Performer: Mindaugas Gecevicius. Performer: Ala Bendoraitiene. Music Arranger: Unknown.
    • LTLR.
  • Friedrich der Große

    Sonata in C minor for flute and basso continuo

    Performer: Konrad Hünteler. Performer: Wouter Möller. Performer: Ton Koopman.
    • DEWDR.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Overture (Egmont, Op 84)

    Ensemble: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Arthur Fagan.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Op 35 no 1

    Performer: Sylviane Deferne.
    • CACBC.
  • Vladimir Ruždjak

    5 Folk Tunes for baritone and orchestra

    Singer: Miroslav Zivkovich. Orchestra: Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Mladen Tarbuk.
    • HRHRT.
  • Carl Friedrich Abel

    Symphony in C major, Op 10 No 4

    Ensemble: La Stagione Frankfurt. Conductor: Michael Schneider.
    • DEWDR.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Dance Preludes, for clarinet and piano

    Performer: Seraphin Maurice Lutz. Performer: Eugen Burger-Yonov.
    • CZCR.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Kyrie eleison in G minor for double choir and orchestra (RV.587)

    Choir: Choir of Latvian Radio. Ensemble: Rīgas kamermūziķi. Conductor: Sigvards Kļava.
    • LVLR.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Symphony No 1, in C major, Op 19

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Ari Rasilainen.
    • NONRK.
  • Claude Debussy

    Violin Sonata in G minor

    Performer: Janine Jansen. Performer: David Kuijken.
    • GBBBC.
  • Julius Röntgen

    Piano Trio in C minor (Op.50 No.4)

    Performer: Alexander Kerr. Performer: Gregor Horsch. Performer: Sepp Grotenhuis.
    • NLNOS.

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