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When Mighty Pianists Stalked the Earth

Catriona Young presents a Russian piano recital followed by archive performances from Reger, Busoni and Felix Mottl among others.

Catriona Young travels back in time to when Mighty Pianists stalked the earth and pianos trembled... A Russian piano recital precedes archive performances from Reger, Busoni and Felix Mottl amongst others.

12:31 AM
Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Hungarian Rhapsody No.8 in F sharp minor (S.244)
Albert Mamriev (piano - a Blüthner Grand, selected by Mr. Mamriev)

12:39 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750) arr. Friedmann, Ignaz (1882-1948)
Siciliana from Flute Sonata in E flat BWV.1031
Albert Mamriev (piano)

12:42 AM
Moszkowski, Moritz (1854-1924)
Liebeswaltzer (Op.57/5)
Albert Mamriev (piano)

12:47 AM
Rubinstein, Anton (1829-1894)
Barcarolle No.5 in A minor (Op.93/7)
Albert Mamriev (piano)

12:54 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk (1810-1849)
Etude in C (Op.10 No. 1)
Albert Mamriev (piano)

1:05 AM
Godowsky, Leopold (1870-1938)
Alt Wien, waltz
Albert Mamriev (piano)

1:09 AM
Alkan, Charles-Valentin (1813-1888)
Mouvement de valse from "Trois Etudes de Bravoure" Op.16
Albert Mamriev (piano)

1:15 AM
Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Mazeppa - Symphonic Poem
Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, Juozas Domarkas (conductor)

1:32 AM
Reger, Max (1873-1916)
Intermezzo in E flat minor (Op.45 No.3)
Max Reger (piano)

1:36 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Intermezzo in E flat minor (Op.118 No.6)
Konstantin Igumnov (1873-1948) (piano)

1:41 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827), transc. Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Fantasia on Beethoven's 'Ruinen von Athen' for piano (S.389)
Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924) (piano)

1:53 AM
Weber, Carl Maria von (1786-1826)
Rondo brillant in E flat "La gaieté for piano" (J.252) (Op.62)
Raoul Pugno (1852-1914) (piano)

1:59 AM
Wagner, Richard (1813-1883)
Prelude to Parsifal
Felix Mottl (1856-1911) (piano)

2:11 AM
Wagner, Richard (1813 - 1883)
Brünnhildes Abschied - from Götterdämmerung (1876)
Birgit Nilsson (mezzo-soprano), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Pierre Monteux (conductor)

2:31 AM
Maliszewski, Witold [1873-1939]
Symphony No.1 in G minor (Op.8)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lukasz Borowicz (conductor)

3:06 AM
Schumann, Robert (1810-1856)
Piano Quartet in E flat major (Op.47)
Alexander Melnikov (piano), Leopold String Trio

3:34 AM
Reutter, Johann Georg (1708-1772)
Ecce quomodo moritur justus
Capella Nova Graz, Otto Kargl (Director)

3:41 AM
Hammerschmidt, Andreas (1611/12-1675)
Suite in G minor/G major for winds - from the collection 'Ester Fleiß'
Hesperion XX, Jordi Savall (director)

3:56 AM
Mahler, Gustav (1860-1911)
Ich ging mit Lust durch einen grünen Wald (I walked with joy through a green forest) (no.7 from Lieder und Gesänge aus der Jugendzeit)
Arleen Auger (soprano), Irwin Gage (piano)

4:01 AM
Boismortier, Joseph Bodin de [1689-1755]
Pastorale
Concerto Copenhagen, Lars Ulrik Mortensen (director)

4:09 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
4 Kontra Tänze (KV.267)
English Chamber Orchestra, Mitsuko Uchida (conductor)

4:16 AM
Doppler, Franz (1821-1883)
L'oiseau des bois (Op.21) - idyll for flute and 4 horns
János Balint (flute), Jeno Kevehazi, Peter Fuzes, Sandor Endrodi, Tibor Maruzsa (horns)

4:22 AM
Moniuszko, Stanislaw (1819-1872)
Introduction to Act III & Dances of the Highlanders from Halka (original vers.)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lukasz Borowicz (Conductor)

4:31 AM
Salieri, Antonio (1750-1825)
Sinfonia in D major 'Veneziana'
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Fabio Biondi (conductor)

4:41 AM
Corelli, Arcangelo (1653-1713)
Sonata da chiesa in A major (Op.1 No.3)
London Baroque

4:48 AM
Braunfels, Walter (1882-1954)
Symphonic Variations on a French Children's Song Op.15
BBC Concert Orchestra; Johannes Wildner (conductor)

5:04 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Trio for piano and strings in C major (K.548)
Kungsbacka Trio

5:23 AM
Rosenmuller, Johann (c.1619-1684)
Confitebor - Psalm 110 (111)
Johanna Koslowsky (soprano), David Cordier (countertenor), Gerd Türk (tenor), Stephan Schreckenberger (bass), Carsten Lohff (organ), Cantus Cölln, Konrad Junghänel (director/lute)

5:39 AM
Stamitz, Carl (1745-1801)
Cello Concerto No.2 in A
Michal Kanka (cello), Prague Chamber Orchestra, Jirí Pospíchal (concert master)

5:59 AM
Farkas, Ferenc [1905-2000]
5 Ancient Hungarian Dances for wind quintet
Academic Wind Quintet

6:10 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Overture (D.590) in D major "in the Italian style"
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Paul McCreesh (Conductor)

6:18 AM
Zelenka, Jan Dismas (1679-1745)
Overture a 7 in F major ZWV.188
Les Ambassadeurs, Alexis Kossenko (Director)

6:26 AM
Youmans, Vincent (1898-1946) arr. Louis Merkur
Tea for Two, from 'No, No, Nanette' (arranged for two pianos)
Tobias Koch (piano), Alexander Melnikov (piano).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Franz Liszt

    Hungarian Rhapsody No.8 in F# minor (S.244)

    Performer: Albert Mamriev.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Siciliana from Flute Sonata in E flat BWV.1031

    Performer: Albert Mamriev. Music Arranger: Friedman. Music Arranger: Ignatz.
  • Moritz Moszkowski

    Liebeswaltzer (Op.57/5)

    Performer: Albert Mamriev.
  • Anton Rubinstein

    Barcarolle No.5 in A minor (Op.93/7)

    Performer: Albert Mamriev.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Etude in C (Op.10 No. 1)

    Performer: Albert Mamriev.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Fantasy on Verdi's "La Traviata"

    Composer: Sigismond Thalberg. Performer: Albert Mamriev.
  • Leopold Godowsky

    Alt Wien, waltz

    Performer: Albert Mamriev.
  • Charles-Valentin Alkan

    Mouvement de valse from "Trois Etudes de Bravoure" Op.16

    Performer: Albert Mamriev.
  • Franz Liszt

    Mazeppa - Symphonic Poem

    Orchestra: Lietuvos nacionalinis simfoninis orkestras. Conductor: Juozas Domarkas.
  • Max Reger

    Intermezzo in E flat minor Op 45 No 3

    Performer: Max Reger.
    • SESR.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in E flat minor (Op.118 No.6)

    Performer: Константин Николаевич Игумнов.
  • Franz Liszt

    Fantasia on Beethoven's 'Ruinen von Athen' for piano (S.389)

    Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven. Performer: Ferruccio Busoni.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Rondo brillante in E flat "La gaiete for piano" (J.252) (Op.62) [1819]

    Performer: Raoul Pugno.
  • Richard Wagner

    Prelude to Parsifal

    Performer: Felix Mottl.
  • Richard Wagner

    Brunnhilde's Abschied - from Gotterdammerung (1876)

    Singer: Birgit Nilsson. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Pierre Monteux.
  • Witold Maliszewski

    Symphony no 1 in G minor, Op 8

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz.
    • PLPR.
  • Robert Schumann

    Piano Quartet in E flat major (Op.47)

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov. Ensemble: Leopold String Trio.
  • Johann Georg Reutter

    Ecce quomodo moritur justus

    Ensemble: Capella Nova Graz. Director: Otto Kargl.
  • Andreas Hammerschmidt

    Suite in G minor/G major for winds

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • DEWDR.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Ich ging mit lust durch einen grunen Wald

    Performer: Irwin Gage. Singer: Arleen Augér.
    • NLNOS.
  • Joseph Bodin de Boismortier

    Pastorale

    Ensemble: Concerto Copenhagen. Director: Lars Ulrik Mortensen.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    4 Kontratanze (K.267)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Mitsuko Uchida.
  • Franz Doppler

    L'oiseau des bois (Bird in the woods) - idyll for flute and 4 horns, Op 21

    Performer: János Bálint. Performer: Jenö Keveházi. Performer: Peter Fuzes. Performer: Sandor Endrodi. Performer: Tibor Maruzsa.
    • HUMR.
  • Stanislaw Moniuszko

    Introduction to Act III & Dances of the Highlanders from Halka (original vers.)

    Orchestra: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz.
  • Antonio Salieri

    Sinfonia in D major 'Veneziana'

    Orchestra: Stavanger Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Fabio Biondi.
    • NONRK.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Sonata da Chiesa in A major (Op.1 No.3)

    Ensemble: London Baroque.
  • Walter Braunfels

    Symphonic variations on a French children's song Op.15

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Johannes Wildner.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Trio for piano and strings in C major (K.548)

    Ensemble: Kungsbacka Trio.
    • GBBBC.
  • Johann Rosenmüller

    Confitebor tibi

    Performer: Carsten Lohff. Performer: Konrad Junghänel. Singer: Johanna Koslowsky. Singer: David Cordier. Singer: Gerd Türk. Singer: Stephan Schreckenberger. Ensemble: Cantus Cölln. Director: Konrad Junghänel.
    • DEWDR.
  • Carl Stamitz

    Cello Concerto no 2 in A major

    Performer: Michal Kaňka. Orchestra: Pražský komorní orchestr. Conductor: Jiri Pospichal.
    • CZCR.
  • Ferenc Farkas

    5 Ancient Hungarian dances for wind quintet

    Ensemble: Academic Wind Quintet.
  • Franz Schubert

    Overture in D major, D590, 'in the Italian style'

    Orchestra: Stavanger Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Paul McCreesh.
    • NONRK.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Overture a 7 in F major ZWV.188

    Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs. Director: Alexis Kossenko.
    • PLPR.
  • Alonso de Mondéjar

    Ave rex noster

    Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble.
    • Spanish and Mexica Renaissance Vocal Music.
    • EMI.
    • 001.
  • Anon.

    Dindirin, dindirin

    Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble.
    • Spanish and Mexican Renaissance Vocal Music.
    • EMI.
    • 010.
  • Vincent Youmans

    Tea for Two - from 'No, No, Nanette' (arr. for two pianos)

    Performer: Tobias Koch. Performer: Alexander Melnikov. Music Arranger: Louis Merkur.

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