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Episode 2

Jonathan Swain presents Shakespeare-inspired music, featuring the West German Radio Chorus.

Shakespeare from Cologne. With Jonathan Swain.

12:31 AM
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Mantyjarvi, Jaakko (b.1963)
Macbeth: Double, Double Toil and trouble, Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble
Natalia Wörner (narrator); West Deutsche Rundfunk Radio Chorus, Cologne; Stefan Parkman (director)

12:37 AM
Shakespeare, William; Vaughan Williams, Ralph (1872-1958)
3 Shakespeare Songs
Natalia Wörner (narrator); WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne; Stefan Parkman (director)

12:44 AM
Shakespeare, William; Martin, Frank (1890-1974)
5 Ariel Songs
Natalia Wörner (narrator); WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne; Stefan Parkman (director)

1:00 AM
Shakespeare, William; Johansen, Sven-Eric (1919-1997)
Wake me up from my Bed of Dreams; Fancies: Sylvia; Under the Greenwood Tree; Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind; Fancy; O Mistress Mine
Natalia Wörner (narrator); WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne; Stefan Parkman (director)

1:10 AM
Shakespeare, William; Lindberg, Nils (b.1933)
Coloured Snakes, lullaby from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'; Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day; The Whole World is a Stage, from 'As You Like It'
Natalia Wörner (narrator); WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne; Stefan Parkman (director)

1:16 AM
Shakespeare, William; Parkman, Håkan (1955-1988)
Clown Song, from 'Twelfth Night'
Natalia Wörner (narrator); WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne; Stefan Parkman (director)

1:19 AM
Shakespeare, William; Janson, Alfred (b.1937)
Sonnet No.76 "Why is My Verse so Barren of New Pride?"
Natalia Wörner (narrator); WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne; Stefan Parkman (director)

1:26 AM
Shakespeare, William; Bergerheim, Carl Michael
Sonnets Nos. 8 & 60
Natalia Wörner (narrator); WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne; Stefan Parkman (director)

1:36 AM
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich (1840-1893)
Burya (The Tempest) Op.18
BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

1:58 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
A Midsummer Night's Dream Op.61
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt (conductor)

2:23 AM
Jenkins, John (1592-1678)
The Siege of Newark
Concordia, Mark Levy (conductor)

2:31 AM
Rameau, Jean-Philippe (1683-1764)
Le Temple de la Gloire: orchestral suites
Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon (conductor)

3:01 AM
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924), arr. Casals, Pablo
Apres un reve Op.7'1
Andreas Brantelid (cello), Bengt Forsberg (piano)

3:05 AM
Roussel, Albert (1869-1937)
Piano Trio in E flat major Op.2
Tale Olsson (violin), Johanna Sjunnesson (cello), Mats Jansson (piano)

3:34 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Serenade from 'Don Giovanni' Dennis Hennig (piano)

3:39 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-1788)
Wer ist so würdig als du Wq.222
Rheinische Kantorei, Das Kleine Konzert, Herman Max (conductor)

3:44 AM
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921) arr. R. Klugescheid
My Heart At Thy Sweet Voice
Moshe Hammer (violin), Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi (cello), William Tritt (piano)

3:49 AM
Alabiev, Alexander (1787-1851)
Overture in F minor
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Mario Kosik (conductor)

4:01 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Rondo in C Op.73
Dina Yoffe & Daniel Vaiman (pianos)

4:11 AM
Wikander, David [1884-1955]
Forvarskvall (An evening early in spring)
Sveriges Radiokören, Eric Ericson (conductor)

4:16 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Kirchen-Sonate in B flat K.212
Royal Academy of Music Beckett Ensemble, Patrick Russill (conductor)

4:22 AM
Ravel, Maurice [1875-1937]
Alborada del gracioso from 'Miroirs'
BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

4:31 AM
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
Overture from La Forza del Destino
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

4:39 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio (1678-1741)
Concerto for strings & continuo in G major 'Al Rustica' RV.151
I Cameristi Italiani

4:44 AM
Chopin, Frédéric (1810-1849)
Polonaise No.2 in C minor Op.40'2
Aldo Ciccolini (piano)

5:03 AM
Puccini, Giacomo (1858-1924)
Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut
BBC Philharmonic, Gianandrea Noseda (Conductor)

5:08 AM
Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
Introduction and theme and variations
László Horváth (clarinet), Hungarian Radio Orchestra, Géza Oberfrank (conductor)

5:20 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Symphony No.4 in E minor Op.98
I Virtuosi di Santa Cecilia, Massimo Freccia (conductor)

6:03 AM
Corelli, Arcangelo (1653-1713)
Concerto Grosso in D, Op.6'4
Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi (director)

6:12 AM
Verdi, Giuseppe [1813-1901] arr. Liszt, Franz [1811-1886]
Danza sacra e Duetto finale (Aida S.436)
Yulianna Avdeeva (piano)

6:26 AM
Frescobaldi, Girolamo (1583-1643)
Canzona decimanova, detta 'La Capriola', Canto e Bass
Musica Fiata, Köln, Roland Wilson (director).

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Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    "La Cheminée du Roi René" (excerpt from Madrigal-Nocturne)

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Jaakko Mäntyjärvi

    Three times the mangy Cat has Meowed from Macbeth

    Author: William Shakespeare. Narrator: Natalia Wörner. Choir: WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne. Director: Stefan Parkman.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    3 Shakespeare Songs

    Author: Shakespeare, William. Choir: WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne. Director: Stefan Parkman.
  • Frank Martin

    5 Ariel Songs (with spoken texts in German)

    Author: Shakespeare, William. Narrator: Natalia Wörner. Choir: WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne. Conductor: Stefan Parkman.
  • Sven-Eric Johanson

    Wake me up from my Bed of Dreams from A midsummer Night's Dream & Fancies

    Author: Shakespeare, William. Narrator: Natalia Wörner. Choir: WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne. Director: Stefan Parkman.
  • Nils Lindberg

    Coloured snakes; lullaby from A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Performer: WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne. Author: William Shakespeare. Narrator: Natalia Wörner. Director: Stefan Parkman.
  • Håkan Parkman

    Clown Song, from "Twelfth Night"

    Author: William Shakespeare. Narrator: Natalia Wörner. Choir: WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne. Director: Stefan Parkman.
  • Alfred Janson

    Sonnet No.76 "Why is My Verse so Barren of New Pride?"

    Author: Shakespeare, William. Narrator: Natalia Wörner. Singer: Natalia Wörner. Choir: WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne. Director: Stefan Parkman.
  • Carl Michael Bergerheim

    2 Sonnets: No.s 8 & 60

    Author: Shakespeare, William. Narrator: Natalia Wörner. Choir: WDR Radio Chorus, Cologne. Director: Stefan Parkman.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Burya [The Tempest] - symphonic fantasia after Shakespeare (Op.18)

    Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music (Op.61)

    Ensemble: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
    • DKDR.
  • John Jenkins

    The Siege of Newark (Pavan and Galliard)

    Ensemble: Concordia. Conductor: Mark Levy.
  • Jean‐Philippe Rameau

    Le Temple de la Gloire, orchestral suites opera-ballet (1745)

    Orchestra: Tafelmusik. Conductor: Jeanne Lamon.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Apres un reve, Op 7 No 1 arr. for cello & piano

    Performer: Andreas Brantelid. Performer: Bengt Forsberg. Music Arranger: Pau Casals.
    • GBBBC.
  • Albert Roussel

    Piano Trio in E flat Op 2

    Performer: Tale Olsson. Performer: Johanna Sjunnesson. Performer: Mats Jansson.
    • SESR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade from "Don Giovanni" (transcr. Wilhelm Backhaus)

    Performer: Dennis Hennig.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Wer ist so wurdig als Du (Wq.222) (Hamburg, 1774)

    Singer: Wilfried Jochens. Choir: Rheinische Kantorei. Ensemble: Das Kleine Konzert. Conductor: Hermann Max.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    My Heart At Thy Sweet Voice, arr. for piano trio

    Performer: Moshe Hammer. Performer: Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi. Performer: William Tritt. Music Arranger: R. Klugescheid.
    • CACBC.
  • Alexander Alexandrovich Alyabiev

    Overture in F minor

    Orchestra: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava. Conductor: Mário Košík.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Rondo in C (Op. 73) for 2 pianos

    Performer: Dina Joffe. Performer: Daniel Vaiman.
  • David Wikander

    Forvarskvall (An evening early in spring)

    Lyricist: Ragnar Jändel. Choir: Radiokören. Conductor: Eric Ericson.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Kirchen-Sonate in B flat, K212

    Ensemble: Royal Academy of Music Beckett Ensemble. Conductor: Patrick Russill.
    • GBBBC.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Alborada del gracioso [The Jester's Aubade] 'Miroirs' (1905)

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • GBBBC.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Forza del Destino, Overture

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Chailly.
    • NLNPB.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto for strings and continuo in G major "Al Rustica" (RV.151)

    Ensemble: I Cameristi Italiani.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise in C minor, Op 40 no 2

    Performer: Aldo Ciccolini.
    • ITRAI.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    2 madrigals: O come sie gentile, caro augellino; Tirsi e Clori

    Lyricist: Giovanni Battista Guarini. Lyricist: Alessandro Striggio. Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Intermezzo (excerpt Manon Lescaut (between Acts 2 and 3))

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda.
    • GBBBC.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Introduction and theme and variations

    Performer: Laszlo Horvath. Orchestra: Hungarian Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Géza Oberfrank.
    • HUMR.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No.4 in E minor (0p.98)

    Orchestra: I Virtuosi de Santa Cecilia. Conductor: Massimo Freccia.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Armida (Sinfonia)

    Orchestra: Lausanne Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Doráti.
    • Philips.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto Grosso in D Op 6 No 4

    Ensemble: Europa Galante. Director: Fabio Biondi.
    • NONRK.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Danza sacra e Duetto finale - Aida S.436

    Performer: Yulianna Avdeeva. Music Arranger: Franz Liszt.
  • Girolamo Frescobaldi

    Canzona decimanova, "detta la Capriola", canto e basso

    Ensemble: Musica Fiata Koln. Director: Roland Wilson.

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