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Dinu Lipatti Centenary

To mark the centenary of Dinu Lipatti's birth, John Shea presents a selection of music composed and performed by him.

To mark the centenary of Dinu Lipatti's birth, John Shea presents a selection of music composed and performed by him.

1:01 AM
Lipatti, Dinu (1917-1950)
Sonata No. 1 from 6 Sonatas after Domenico Scarlatti (1939)
Concordia Wind Quintet

1:03 AM
Enescu, George (1881-1955)
Piano Sonata No.3 in D major, Op.24
Dinu Lipatti (piano)

1:24 AM
Lipatti, Dinu (1917-1950)
Aubade for wind quartet
Nicolae Maxim (flute), Radu Chisu (oboe), Valeriu Barbuceanu (clarinet), Mihai Tanasila (bassoon)

1:45 AM
Lipatti, Dinu (1917-1950)
4 Songs (L'amoureuse; Capitale de la douleur; Le pas; Sensation)
Valentin Teodorian (tenor), Lisette Georgescu (piano)

1:56 AM
Lipatti, Dinu [1917-1950]
Concertante Symphony, Op. 5, for 2 pianos and string orchestra
Mihail Horia (piano), Lorry Wallfisch (piano) Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Horia Andreescu (conductor)

2:16 AM
Enescu, George [1881-1955]
Violin Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op.25, "dans le caractère populaire roumain"
George Enescu (violin), Dinu Lipatti (piano)

2:39 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750), version by Busoni
Concerto for keyboard and string orchestra No. 1 in D minor, BWV.1052
Dinu Lipatti (piano), Concertgebouw Orchestra, Eduard van Beinum (conductor)

3:01 AM
Rachmaninov, Sergei (1873-1943)
The Bells - poem for soloists, mixed choir and symphony orchestra, Op.35
Roumiana Bareva (soprano), Pavel Kourchoumov (tenor), Stoyan Popov (baritone), 'Sons de la mer' Mixed Choir Varna, Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vassil Stefanov (conductor)

3:39 AM
Brahms, Johannes [1833-1897]
Clarinet Quintet in B minor, Op.115
Mark Simpson (clarinet), Danish String Quartet

4:18 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
L'Isle joyeuse
Jane Coop (piano)

4:25 AM
Foulds, John [1880-1939]
Keltic Overture, Op.28
BBC Concert Orchestra, Ronald Corp (conductor)

4:33 AM
Ibert, Jacques (1890-1962)
Trois Pièces Brèves
Galliard Ensemble

4:40 AM
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924)
Elegy for cello and piano, Op.24
Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi (Cello), Emmanuel Strosser (Piano)

4:47 AM
Paderewski, Ignacy Jan (1860-1941)
Nocturne in B flat, Op.16 No.4
Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941) (piano)

4:52 AM
Telemann, Georg Philipp (1681-1767)
Overture from Tafelmusik
Crispian Steele-Perkins (trumpet), Frank de Bruine (oboe), The King's Consort, Robert King (director)

5:01 AM
Warlock, Peter (1894-1930)
Serenade (to Frederick Delius on his 60th birthday) for string orchestra
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Roy Goodman (conductor)

5:08 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Piano Sonata in C major, H.16.48
Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano)

5:20 AM
Cavalli, Francesco (1602-1676)
Dixit Dominus
Balthasar-Neumann Ensemble and choir, Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor)

5:32 AM
Matteis, Nicola (d.c.1707) & Anon (17th century)
Passages in Imitation of the Trumpet (Ayres & Pieces IV (1685)
Pedro Memelsdorff (recorder), Andreas Staier (harpsichord)

5:42 AM
Rachmaninov, Sergey (1873-1943)
Symphonic Dance No.1, Op.45
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Litton (conductor)

5:54 AM
Johanson, Sven-Eric (1919-1997)
Fyra visor om årstiderna (Four songs about the seasons)
Christina Billing, Carina Morling & Åslög Rosén (soprano soloists), Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson (conductor)

6:01 AM
Kuula, Toivo (1883-1918)
Suru (Sorrow), Op.22 No.2
Arto Noras (cello), Tapani Valsta (piano)

6:08 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-1788)
Concerto for flute and strings in D minor, H.426
Robert Aitken (flute), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

6:30 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
Trio for piano and strings No.2 in C minor, Op.66
Leonidas Kavakos (violin), Eckard Runge (cello), Enrico Pace (piano).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    Sonata no. 1 [allegro Marciale] from 6 sonatas after Domenico Scarlatti (1939)

    Performer: Concordia.
  • George Enescu

    Piano Sonata No.3 in D major (Op.24)

    Performer: Dinu Lipatti.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    Aubade for wind quartet

    Performer: Nicolae Maxim. Performer: Radu Chisu. Performer: Valeriu Barbuceanu. Performer: Mihai Tanasila.
    • ROROR.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    4 Songs

    Performer: Lisette Georgescu. Singer: Valentin Teodorian.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    Concertante Symphony for 2 pianos and string orchestra (Op. 5) (1939)

    Performer: Mihail Horia. Performer: Lory Wallfisch. Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Horia Andreescu.
  • George Enescu

    Sonata for violin and piano no. 3 (Op.25) in A minor "dans le caractere populair

    Performer: George Enescu. Performer: Dinu Lipatti.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV.1052

    Performer: Dinu Lipatti. Music Arranger: Ferruccio Busoni. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Eduard van Beinum.
    • NLNPO.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    The Bells (Kolokola) for soloists, chorus and orchestra (Op.35)

    Author: Konstantin Balmont. Singer: Pavel Kourchoumov. Singer: Roumiana Bareva. Singer: Stoyan Popov. Choir: Sons de la mer Mixed Choir. Orchestra: Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vassil Stefanov.
    • BGBNR.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Quintet in B minor Op.115 for clarinet and strings

    Performer: Mark Simpson. Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
  • Claude Debussy

    L'Isle joyeuse

    Performer: Jane Coop.
    • CACBC.
  • John Foulds

    Keltic Overture (Op.28) [1930]

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • GBBBC.
  • Jacques Ibert

    Trois Pieces breves for wind quintet

    Ensemble: Galliard Ensemble.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Elegy for cello and piano, Op 24 [1883]

    Performer: Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi. Performer: Emmanuel Strosser.
    • FIYLE.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Overture from Tafelmusik

    Performer: Crispian Steele‐Perkins. Performer: Frank de Bruine. Ensemble: King's Consort. Director: Robert King.
  • Peter Warlock

    Serenade (to Frederick Delius on his 60th birthday) for string orchestra

    Orchestra: Manitoba Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Roy Goodman.
    • CACBC.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Keyboard Sonata in C major, Hob.16.48

    Performer: Kristian Bezuidenhout.
    • PLPR.
  • Francesco Cavalli

    Dixit Dominus a 8 - from "Musiche sacre concernenti messa" (Venice 1656)

    Choir: Balthasar-Neumann-Chor. Ensemble: Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble. Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock.
    • ATORF.
  • Anonymous

    Passages in Imitation of the Trumpet; 5 Marches from Playford's New Tunes

    Composer: Nicola Matteis. Performer: Pedro Memelsdorff. Performer: Andreas Staier.
    • DEWDR.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Symphonic Dance no 1 [Non allegro], Op 45

    Orchestra: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Andrew Litton.
    • NONRK.
  • Sven-Eric Johanson

    Fyra visor om arstiderna (4 songs about the Seasons)

    Lyricist: Hedvig Charlotta Nordenflycht. Lyricist: Jacob Wallenberg. Lyricist: Anna Maria Lenngren. Lyricist: Olof von Dalin. Singer: Christina Billing. Singer: Carina Morling. Singer: Aslog Rosen. Choir: Radiokören. Conductor: Eric Ericson.
    • SESR.
  • Toivo Kuula

    Suru (Sorrow), Op 22 no 2 for cello and piano (orig. cello and orchestra)

    Performer: Arto Noras. Performer: Tapani Valsta.
    • FIYLE.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Concerto for flute and strings in D minor (H.426) (1747?)

    Performer: Robert Aitken. Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CACBC.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Piano Trio no 2 in C minor, Op 66

    Performer: Enrico Pace. Performer: Leonidas Kavakos. Performer: Eckart Runge.
    • NONRK.


Why is Dinu Lipatti a "musicians' musician"?

Why is Dinu Lipatti a "musicians' musician"?

John Shea salutes a giant of the keyboard.