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Proms 2015: Nielsen's Violin Concerto and Ives's Symphony No 4

Jonathan Swain presents music by Carl Nielsen and Charles Ives performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the 2015 Proms.

Jonathan Swain presents music by Carl Nielsen and Charles Ives performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the 2015 BBC Proms.

1:01 AM
Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
Springtime on Funen - lyric humoresque for soloists, chorus and orchestra, Op.42
Malin Christensson (soprano), Ben Johnson (tenor), Neal Davies (bass-baritone), Tiffin Boys' Choir, Tiffin Girls' Choir, BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton (conductor)

1:20 AM
Nielsen, Carl (1865-1931)
Violin Concerto, Op.33
Henning Kraggerud (violin), BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton (conductor)

1:51 AM
Kraggerud, Henning (b.1973)
Postlude No.10 in B flat minor (from Equinox: 24 Postludes in Every Key)
Henning Kraggerud (violin)

1:56 AM
Webster, Joseph Philbrick (1819-1875); Zeuner, Heinrich Christopher (?); Marsh, Simeon Butler (?); Mason, Lowell (1792-1872)
Four Significant American Hymns: In the sweet by and by (Webster); Ye Christian Heralds (Zeuner); Jesus, lover of my soul (Marsh); Nearer, my God, to Thee (Mason)
Crouch End Festival Chorus, Richard Pearce (organ), Andrew Litton (conductor)

2:02 AM
Ives, Charles (1874-1954)
Symphony No.4
BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton (conductor), Fergus Macleod (sub-conductor), Crouch End Festival Chorus, William Wolfram (piano), Richard Pearce (organ)

2:34 AM
Harrison, Lou (1917-2003)
Harp Suite
David Tanenbaum (guitar), William Winant (tuned water bowls, finger cymbals and sistra), Scott Evans (tuned water bowls and drums), Joel Davel (drums)

2:50 AM
Koshkin, Nikita (b.1956)
The Fall of Birds
Goran Listes (guitar)

3:01 AM
Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Excerpts from Harmonies Poétiques et Religieuses: 10 pieces for piano (S.173): No.2 Ave Maria, No.3 Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude, No.7 Funérailles, No.5 Pater Noster
Sylviane Deferne (piano)

3:42 AM
Kverno, Trond H. F. (b.1945)
Corpus Christi Carol: Missa Fidei Mysterii
Norwegian Soloists' Choir, Grete Helgerod (conductor)

4:00 AM
Alpaerts, Flor (1876-1954)
Zomer-idylle (Summer Idyll) (1928)
Vlaams Radio Orkest, Michel Tabachnik (conductor)

4:08 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Sonata in G major for flute, violin and continuo (BWV.1038)
Musica Petropolitana

4:16 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric (1685-1759)
Water Music - suite (HWV.350) in G major
Collegium Aureum

4:27 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk (1810-1849)
Waltz for piano (Op.34 No.2) in A minor
Zoltán Kocsis (piano)

4:33 AM
Gounod, Charles (1818-1893)
Waltz from 'Faust'
Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Børge Wagner (conductor)

4:39 AM
Gounod, Charles (1818-1893)
Faust's Aria 'Salut, demeure chaste et pure' - from Act III of the 5-act opera 'Faust'
Peter Dvorsky (tenor), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava, Ondrej Lenard (conductor)

4:44 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Concerto for trumpet and orchestra in E flat major (H.7e.1)
Geoffrey Payne (trumpet), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Michael Halasz (conductor)

5:01 AM
Pilkington, Francis (c.1570-1638)
Rest, Sweet Nymphs (1605)
Cantamus Girls Choir, Pamela Cook (director)

5:04 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Fantasia, from Partita in C minor BWV.997 for lute
Axel Wolf (lute)

5:08 AM
Bodinus, Sebastian (c.1700-1760)
Trio in G major for oboe and 2 bassoons
Hildebrand'sche Hoboïsten Compagnie - Renate Hildebrand, Nils Ferber, Annkathrin Brüggemann (oboes), George Corall (oboe/taille)

5:18 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Keyboard Sonata in E flat major, Hob.XVI/38
Andreas Staier (fortepiano)

5:29 AM
Schubert, Franz [1797-1828]
Symphony No.8 in B minor (D.759) "Unfinished"
Concertgebouw Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy (conductor)

5:51 AM
Diepenbrock, Alphons (1862-1921)
Berceuse
Jard van Nes (mezzo-soprano), Daniël Esser (cello), Rudolf Jansen (piano)

5:57 AM
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921)
Le carnaval des animaux (for flute, clarinet, glockenspiel, xylophone, 2 pianos, string quartet & double bass)
The Festival Ensemble of the Festival of the Sound, James Campbell (director)

6:21 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-1788)
Quartet No.1 in A minor, Wq.93/H.537
Les Adieux: Andreas Staier (fortepiano), Wilbert Hazelzet (flute), Hajo Bäß (viola)

6:38 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Oboe Concerto in C major (K.285d/314a)
Heinz Holliger (oboe), Symphony Orchestra of Austrian Radio, Leif Segerstam (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Springtime on Funen - lyric humoresque for soloists, chorus and orchestra, Op.42

    Singer: Malin Christensson. Singer: Ben Johnson. Singer: Neal Davies. Choir: Tiffin Boys’ Choir. Choir: Tiffin Girls' Choir. Choir: BBC Singers. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
  • Carl Nielsen

    Violin Concerto, Op.33

    Performer: Henning Kraggerud. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
  • Henning Kraggerud

    Postlude No.10 in B flat minor (from Equinox: 24 Postludes in Every Key)

    Performer: Henning Kraggerud.
  • Joseph Philbrick Webster

    Four Significant American Hymns

    Composer: Heinrich Christopher Zeuner. Composer: Simeon Butler Marsh. Composer: Lowell Mason. Performer: Richard Pearce. Choir: Crouch End Festival Chorus. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
  • Charles Ives

    Symphony No.4

    Performer: William Wolfram. Performer: Richard Pearce. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton. Conductor: Fergus Macleod. Choir: Crouch End Festival Chorus.
  • Lou Harrison

    Harp Suite (1952-1977)

    Performer: David Tannenbaum. Performer: William Winant. Performer: Scott Evans. Performer: Joel Davel.
    • USWGBH.
  • Nikita Koshkin

    The Fall of Birds

    Performer: Goran Listes.
    • HRHRT.
  • Franz Liszt

    Excerpts from from Harmonies Poetiques et Religieuses: 10 pieces for piano S.173

    Performer: Sylviane Deferne.
  • Trond H.F.Kverno

    Corpus Christi Carol: Missa Fidei Mysterii

    Choir: Norwegian Soloists' Choir. Conductor: Grete Helgerod.
    • DKDR.
  • Flor Alpaerts

    Zomer-idylle [Summer Idyll] (1928)

    Orchestra: Brussels Philharmonic. Conductor: Michel Tabachnik.
    • BEVRT.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata for flute, violin and continuo in G major, BWV 1038

    Ensemble: Musica Petropolitana.
    • RUOP.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music - suite (HWV 350) in G major

    Ensemble: Collegium Aureum.
    • DEWDR.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Waltz in A minor, Op 34 No 2

    Performer: Zoltán Kocsis.
    • HUMR.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Waltz (Faust)

    Ensemble: Danish Radio Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Borge Wagner.
    • DKDR.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Faust's Aria "Salut, demeure chaste et pure" -- from Act III of Faust

    Singer: Peter Dvorský. Orchestra: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava. Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Trumpet Concerto in E flat major, H.7e.1

    Performer: Geoffrey Payne. Ensemble: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Halász.
    • AUABC.
  • Francis Pilkington

    Rest, Sweet Nymphs (1605)

    Choir: Cantamus Choir. Director: Pamela Cook.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fantasia, from Partita in C minor BWV.997 for lute

    Performer: Axel Wolf.
  • Sebastian Bodinus

    Trio for oboe and 2 bassoons in G major

    Ensemble: Hildebrand'sche Hoboisten Compagnie.
    • DEWDR.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Sonata in E flat major, Hob.XVI/38

    Performer: Andreas Staier.
    • DEWDR.
  • Franz Schubert

    Symphony No.8 in B minor (D.759) "Unfinished"

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Eugene Ormandy.
    • NLNPB.
  • Alphons Diepenbrock

    Berceuse (words by Charles van Leberghe - from 'La Chanson d'Eve)

    Performer: Daniel Esser. Performer: Rudolf Jansen. Singer: Jard van Nes.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Le Carnaval des animaux

    Ensemble: Festival Ensemble of the Festival of the Sound. Director: James Campbell.
    • CACBC.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Quartet for flute, viola and continuo in A minor, Wq 93, H537

    Performer: Andreas Staier. Performer: Wilbert Hazelzet. Performer: Hajo Bass. Ensemble: Les Adieux.
    • DEWDR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Oboe Concerto in C major (K.285d/314a)

    Performer: Heinz Holliger. Orchestra: ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leif Segerstam.
    • NLNOS.

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