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Polish National Day

Jonathan Swain presents performances from Polish composers and musicians.

Jonathan Swain presents performances from Polish composers and musicians.

12:31 AM
Lutoslawski, Witold (1913-1994)
Concerto for Orchestra
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit (conductor)

1:01 AM
Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)
Piano Concerto No.2 in F major, Op.102
Alexander Melnikov (piano), Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit (conductor)

1:21 AM
Panufnik, Andrzej (1914-1991)
Tragic Overture
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit (conductor)

1:30 AM
Panufnik, Andrzej (1914-1991)
Lullaby, for 29 strings and two harps
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit (conductor)

1:40 AM
Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)
Symphony No.6 in B minor, Op.54
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit (conductor)

2:10 AM
Prokofiev, Sergey (1891-1953)
Gavotte from Symphony No.1 in D major, Op.25 'Classical'
Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Antoni Wit (conductor)

2:13 AM
Szymanowski, Karol (1882-1937)
6 Kurpian songs for chorus
Polish Radio Choir, Wlodzimierz Siedlik (conductor)

2:31 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
12 Studies for piano (Op.25)
Daniil Trifonov (piano)

3:02 AM
Chausson, Ernest (1855-1899)
Poème de l'amour et de la mer Op.19
Iwona Socha (soprano), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Marcin Nalecz-Niesiolowski (conductor)

3:29 AM
Förster, Kaspar (1616-1673)
La Pazza - sonata a 3 (KBPJ.40)
Il Tempo Baroque Ensemble

3:33 AM
Carissimi, Giacomo (1605-1674)
Vanitas vanitatum
Olga Pasiecznik & Marta Boberska (sopranos), Il Tempo Baroque Ensemble

3:44 AM
Haydn, Joseph [1732-1809]
Divertimento for 2 flutes and cello (H.4.1) in C major "London trio" No.1
Les Ambassadeurs

3:53 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918), arr. Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
Tarantelle styrienne (Danse)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jerzy Maksymiuk (conductor)

4:00 AM
Niewiadomski, Stanislaw (1859-1936)
Siwy koniu (You Grey Horse)
Polish Radio Choir, Marek Kluza (director)

4:03 AM
Komorowski, Ignacy (1824-57) arr. Tadeusz Maklakiewicz
Kalina (The Cranberry Tree)
Polish Radio Choir, unnamed pianist, Marek Kluza (director)

4:07 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Nocturne in G minor, Op.37 no.1
Dang Thai Son (piano)

4:14 AM
Dobrzynski, Ignacy Feliks (1807-1867)
Andante and Rondo alla Polacca, arr. for flute and orchestra
Henryk Blazej (flute), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ryszard Dudek (conductor)

4:25 AM
Moniuszko, Stanislaw (1819-1872)
Aria (Miecznik): "Who of my Maidens" from 'The Haunted Manor' (original version), Act II
Stanislaw Kufluk (baritone: Miecznik/The Sword-Bearer), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lukasz Borowicz (conductor)

4:31 AM
Moniuszko, Stanislaw (1819-1872)
Polonaise de concert in A major (1867)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Zygmunt Rychert (conductor)

4:38 AM
Nowakowski, Józef (1800-1865)
Romance (Andante) from Piano Quintet in E flat major (Op.17)
Nelson Goerner (piano), Lena Neudauer (violin), Katarzyna Budnik-Galazka (viola), Marcin Zdunik (cello), Janusz Widzyk (double bass)

4:45 AM
Szeligowski, Tadeusz (1896-1963)
Four Polish Dances
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra, Katowice, Miroslaw Blaszczyk (conductor)

5:02 AM
Mayone, Ascanio [1565-1627]
Partite sopra Fidele
Margret Köll (arpa doppia)

5:05 AM
Förster, Kaspar (1616-1673)
Ah, peccatores graves
Olga Pasiecznik & Marta Boberska (soprano), Kai Wessel (alto), Krzysztof Szmyt & Jacek Wislocki (tenors), Dirk Snellings (bass), Ensemble Il Tempo

5:13 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Organ Sonata in C major (BWV.529)
Juliusz Gembalski (organ of St Anne Church in Warsaw)

5:29 AM
Wieniawski, Henryk (1835-1880)
Polonaise in A major (Op.21)
Piotr Plawner (violin), Andrzej Guz (piano)

5:38 AM
Lutoslawski, Witold (1913-1994)
Little Suite (vers. for chamber orchestra)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lukasz Borowicz (conductor)

5:48 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
2 Waltzes (Waltz in A flat (Op.69/1); Waltz in E major Op.posth) & Ballade No 1 in G minor (Op.23)
Janusz Olejniczak (Erard piano 1848)

6:04 AM
Zarzycki, Aleksander (1834-1895)
Polish Suite (Op.37)
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Andrzej Straszynski (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Concerto for orchestra

    Orchestra: Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej. Conductor: Antoni Wit.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Concerto for piano and orchestra No.2 in F major (Op.102)

    Performer: Alexander Melnikov. Orchestra: Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej. Conductor: Antoni Wit.
  • Andrzej Panufnik

    Tragic overture

    Orchestra: Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej. Conductor: Antoni Wit.
  • Andrzej Panufnik

    Lullaby, for 29 strings and two harps

    Orchestra: Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej. Conductor: Antoni Wit.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.54

    Orchestra: Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej. Conductor: Antoni Wit.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Gavotte from Symphony no. 1 (Op. 25) in D major "Classical"

    Orchestra: Orkiestra Symfoniczna Filharmonii Narodowej. Conductor: Antoni Wit.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    6 Piesni kurpiowskie [6 Kurpian songs] for chorus [1929]

    Choir: Chór Polskiego Radia w Krakowie. Conductor: Wlodzimierz Siedlik.
    • PLPR.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    12 Studies for piano (Op.25)

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov.
    • PLPR.
  • Ernest Chausson

    Poeme de l'amour et de la mer Op.19 vers. for voice and orchestra

    Singer: Iwona Socha. Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Marcin Nalecz-Niesiolowski.
    • PLPR.
  • Kaspar Jr Förster

    La Pazza - sonata a3 (KBPJ 40)

    Ensemble: Il Tempo Baroque Ensemble.
  • Giacomo Carissimi

    Vanitas vanitatum

    Singer: Olga Pasichnyk. Singer: Marta Boberska. Ensemble: Il Tempo Baroque Ensemble. Director: Agata Sapiecha.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Divertimento for 2 flutes and cello in C major , Hob.4.1, 'London trio' No 1

    Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs.
    • PLPR.
  • Claude Debussy

    Tarantelle styrienne

    Music Arranger: Maurice Ravel. Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jerzy Maksymiuk.
    • PLPR.
  • Stanislaw Niewiadomski

    Siwy koniu [You Grey Horse]

    Lyricist: Adam Asnyk. Choir: Chór Polskiego Radia w Krakowie. Director: Marek Kluza.
  • Ignacy Komorowski

    Kalina [The Cranberry Tree]

    Performer: Unknown. Music Arranger: Maklakiewicz, Tadeusz. Lyricist: Teofil Lenartowicz. Choir: Chór Polskiego Radia w Krakowie. Director: Marek Kluza.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    2 Nocturnes Op.37 for piano - no 1 in G minor

    Performer: Dang Thai Son.
  • Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski

    Andante and Rondo alla Polacca arr. for flute and orchestra

    Performer: Henryk Blazej. Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ryszard Dudek.
    • PLPR.
  • Stanislaw Moniuszko

    Aria (Miecznik): "Who of my Maidens" from The Haunted Manor, Act II

    Singer: Stanislaw Kufluk. Orchestra: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Łukasz Borowicz.
  • Stanislaw Moniuszko

    Polonaise de concert in A major (1867)

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Zygmunt Rychert.
    • PLPR.
  • Jozef Nowakowski

    Romance (andante) from Piano Quintet in E flat major (Op. 17)

    Performer: Lena Neudauer. Performer: Nelson Goerner. Performer: Marcin Zdunik. Performer: Katarzyna Budnik-Galazka. Performer: Janusz Widzyk.
  • Tadeusz Szeligowski

    Four Polish Dances

    Orchestra: Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra Katowice. Conductor: Miroslaw Blaszczyk.
    • PLPR.
  • Ascanio Mayone

    Partite sopra Fidele

  • Kaspar Jr Förster

    Ah, peccatores graves

    Performer: Marcin Zalewski. Performer: Macin Skotnicki. Performer: Agata Sapiecha. Performer: Rafal Seweryniak. Performer: Wim Maeseele. Performer: Marta Balicka. Performer: Lilianna Stawarz. Performer: Anna Śliwa. Performer: Czesław Pałkowski. Performer: Maria Dudzik. Performer: Szymon Jozefowski. Performer: Tomasz Dobrzański. Singer: Dirk Snellings. Singer: Olga Pasichnyk. Ensemble: Il Tempo Ensemble. Singer: Jacek Wislocki. Singer: Marta Boberska. Singer: Krzysztof Szmyt.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sonata for organ in C major (BWV 529)

    Performer: Juliusz Gembalski.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Polonaise in A major for violin & piano, Op 21

    Performer: Piotr Plawner. Performer: Andrzej Guz.
    • PLPR.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    Little Suite (vers. for chamber orchestra)

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz.
    • PLPR.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    2 Waltzes & Ballade No 1 in G minor (Op.23)

    Performer: Janusz Olejniczak.
  • Aleksander Zarzycki

    Polish Suite (Op.37)

    Orchestra: National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Andrzej Straszynski.

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