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Contemporary choral music from the Swedish Radio Chorus

John Shea's selection includes contemporary choral music from the Swedish Radio Chorus.

Rilke and the Angels with the Swedish Radio Chorus and a little May Day mischief. Presented by John Shea.

12:31 AM
Sven-David Sandström (b.1942)
Te Deum
Swedish Radio Chorus, Mattias Wager (organ), Gary Graden (conductor)

12:38 AM
Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016); Rainer Maria Rilke (author)
Die erste Elegie
Swedish Radio Chorus, soloists: Jennie Eriksson Nordin (soprano), Mia Edvardsson (soprano), Tove Nilsson (contralto), Mattias Wager (organ), Gary Graden (conductor)

12:51 AM
Bo Hansson (b.1950); Annika Hultman Löfvendahl (author)
The Angel from No-where
Swedish Radio Chorus, soloists: Jennie Eriksson Nordin (soprano), Vidar Andersson Meilink (viola), Filip Graden (cello), Mattias Wager (organ), Gary Graden (conductor)

1:04 AM
Nana Forte (b.1981); Jacobus Gallus (author)
En ego campana
Swedish Radio Chorus, soloists: Mia Lundell (contralto), Christiane Höjlund (contralto), Thomas Köll (tenor), Magnus Wennerberg (tenor), Mattias Wager (organ), Gary Graden (conductor)

1:14 AM
Brandon Waddles
City Called Heaven
Swedish Radio Chorus, soloist: Christiane Höjlund (contralto), Mattias Wager (organ), Gary Graden (conductor)

1:21 AM
Brandon Waddles
Fix Me Jesus
Swedish Radio Chorus, soloist: Love Tronner (tenor), Mattias Wager (organ), Gary Graden (conductor)

1:27 AM
Eriks Esenvalds (b.1977)
In Paradisum
Swedish Radio Chorus, Vidar Andersson Meilink (viola), Filip Graden (cello), Gary Graden (conductor)

1:38 AM
Liszt, Franz (1811-1886)
Sonetto 123 di Petrarca: Io vidi in terra angelici costumi
Janina Fialkowska (piano)

1:46 AM
Albicastro, Henricus (fl.1700-06)
Motet: Coelestes angelici chori
Guy de Mey (tenor), Ensemble 415, Chiara Banchini (conductor)

2:00 AM
Mozetich, Marjan (b. 1948)
The Passion of Angels: Concerto for 2 harps and orchestra (1995)
Nora Bumanis & Julia Shaw (harps), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

2:21 AM
Sven-David Sandström (b.1942)
En ny himmel och en ny jord (A New Heaven and a New Earth) for a capella chorus
Chamber Choir AVE, Andraž Hauptman (conductor)

2:31 AM
Lajtha, Laszlo (1892-1963)
Symphony No.4, Op.52, 'Spring'
Hungarian State Orchestra, Janos Ferencsik (conductor)

2:56 AM
Goldmark, Karoly (1830-1915)
Im Fruhling: overture, Op.36
Hungarian Radio Orchestra, Antal Jancsovics (conductor)

3:10 AM
Zarebski, Juliusz (1854-1885)
Dances polonaises
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Janusz Powolny (conductor)

3:36 AM
Moss, Piotr (b.1949)
Wiosenno
Polish Radio Choir, Wlodzimierz Siedlik (conductor)

3:44 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
4 Kontra Tänze KV.267
English Chamber Orchestra, Mitsuko Uchida (conductor)

3:51 AM
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Last Spring, Op.33 No.2
Camerata Bern, Thomas Furi (Leader)

3:57 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Eight Ländler (from D790)
Leif Ove Andsnes (Piano)

4:05 AM
Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)
Prague Waltzes
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava, Stefan Róbl (conductor)

4:13 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
Spring Song, Op.16
Kaija Saarikettu (violin), Raija Kerppo (piano)

4:22 AM
Handel, George Frideric (1685-1759), arr. Schnyder, Daniel (b.1961)
Water Music (excerpt)
Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic, Kristjan Järvi (conductor)

4:31 AM
Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai (1844-1908)
May Night - overture
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (Conductor)

4:39 AM
Peterson-Berger, Wilhelm (1867-1942)
The Spring Came on a Walpurgis Night
Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson (conductor)

4:40 AM
Wikander, David [1884-1955]
An Evening Early in Spring
Sveriges Radiokören, Eric Ericson (conductor)

4:45 AM
Crusell, Bernhard Henrik (1775-1838)
Introduction et Air suèdois, Op.12, for clarinet and orchestra
Anne-Marja Korimaa (clarinet), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Osmo Vänskä (conductor)

4:56 AM
Vivaldi, Antonio [1678-1741]
The Four Seasons - Spring
Davide Monti (violin), Il Tempio Armonico

5:06 AM
Mathias, William (1934-1992)
A May Magnificat, Op.79 No.2, for double chorus
BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

5:16 AM
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
3 Pieces from Norwegian Peasant Dances, Op.72
Havard Gimse (piano)

5:24 AM
Hannikainen, Ilmari (1892-1955)
Rural Dances, Op.39a
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Petri Sakari (conductor)

5:39 AM
Strauss (ii), Johann (1825-1899), arr. Berg, Alban
Waltz 'Wein, Weib und Gesang'
Canadian Chamber Ensemble, Raffi Armenian (director)

5:50 AM
Penderecki, Krzysztof (b. 1933)
Izhe Kheruvimi (Song of the Cherubim)
Hover State Chamber Chorus of Armenia, Sona Hovhannisyan (conductor)

5:58 AM
Schumann, Robert [1810-1856]
Symphony No.1 in B flat major,Op.38, 'Spring'
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Steven Sloane (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Sven-David Sandström

    Te Deum

    Performer: Mattias Wager. Choir: Radiokören. Conductor: Gary Graden.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Die erste Elegie

    Performer: Mattias Wager. Author: Rainer Maria Rilke. Singer: Jennie Eriksson Nordin. Singer: Mia Edvardsson. Singer: Tove Nilsson. Choir: Radiokören. Conductor: Gary Graden.
  • Bo Hansson

    The Angel from No-where

    Performer: Vidar Andresson-Meilink. Performer: Filip Graden. Performer: Mattias Wager. Choir: Radiokören. Singer: Jennie Eriksson Nordin. Conductor: Gary Graden.
  • Nana Forte

    En ego campana

    Performer: Mattias Wager. Singer: Mia Lundell. Singer: Christiane Höjlund. Singer: Thomas Köll. Singer: Magnus Wennerberg. Choir: Radiokören. Conductor: Gary Graden.
  • Brandon Waddles

    City called Heaven

    Performer: Mattias Wager. Singer: Christiane Höjlund. Choir: Radiokören. Conductor: Gary Graden.
  • Brandon Waddles

    Fix me Jesus

    Performer: Mattias Wager. Singer: Love Tronner. Choir: Radiokören. Conductor: Gary Graden.
  • Eriks Esenvalds

    In Paradisum

    Performer: Vidar Andresson-Meilink. Performer: Filip Graden. Choir: Radiokören. Conductor: Gary Graden.
  • Franz Liszt

    Sonetto 123 di Petrarca (S.158 No.3): Io vidi in terra angelici costumi

    Performer: Janina Fialkowska.
    • CACBC.
  • Henricus Albicastro

    Motet "Coelestes angelici chori"

    Singer: Guy de Mey. Ensemble: Ensemble 415. Conductor: Chiara Banchini.
  • Marjan Mozetich

    The Passion of Angels - Concerto for 2 harps and orchestra (1995)

    Performer: Nora Bumanis. Performer: Julia Shaw. Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CACBC.
  • Sven-David Sandström

    En ny himmel och en ny jord (A new heaven and a new earth) for a cappella chorus

    Choir: Chamber Choir AVE. Conductor: Andraz Hauptman.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Laszlo Lajtha

    Symphony No.4 (Op.52), 'Spring'

    Orchestra: Nemzeti Filharmonikus Zenekar. Conductor: János Ferencsik.
  • Karl Goldmark

    Im Fruhling (In the Spring): overture (Op.36)

    Orchestra: Hungarian Studio Orchestra. Conductor: Antal Jancsovics.
  • Juliusz Zarębski

    Dances polonaises [orig for piano]

    Orchestrator: Jan Maklakiewicz. Orchestra: National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Janusz Powolny.
  • Piotr Moss

    Wiosenno [In a Spring Mood]

    Choir: Chór Polskiego Radia w Krakowie. Conductor: Wlodzimierz Siedlik.
    • PLPR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    4 Kontratanze (K.267)

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Mitsuko Uchida.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Last Spring (Letzter Fruhling), Op 33, No 2

    Performer: Thomas Füri. Ensemble: Camerata Bern.
    • CHRSI.
  • Franz Schubert

    Eight Ländler (German dances) (from D.790)

    Performer: Leif Ove Andsnes.
    • NONRK.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Prague Waltzes

    Orchestra: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava. Conductor: Štefan Róbl.
    • SKSR.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Spring Song Op 16

    Performer: Kaija Saarikettu. Performer: Raija Kerppo.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Water Music, extract from Suite

    Music Arranger: Daniel Schnyder. Orchestra: Baltic Sea Youth Philharmonic. Conductor: Kristjan Järvi.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Overture (May Night)

    Orchestra: Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CACBC.
  • David Wikander

    Forvarskvall (An evening early in spring)

    Lyricist: Ragnar Jändel. Choir: Radiokören. Conductor: Eric Ericson.
  • Bernhard Crusell

    Introduction et Air Suedois [Intro & Variations on a Swedish Drinking Song]

    Performer: Anna-Maija Korsimaa. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • FIYLE.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    The Four Seasons - Spring

    Performer: Davide Monti. Ensemble: Il Tempio Armonico.
    • PLPR.
  • William Mathias

    A May magnificat for double chorus (Op.79 No.2)

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
  • Edvard Grieg

    3 Pieces from Slatter (Norwegian Peasant Dances), Op 72

    Performer: Håvard Gimse.
    • NONRK.
  • Ilmari Hannikainen

    Rural Dances (Op.39a)

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Petri Sakari.
    • FIYLE.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Wein, Weib und Gesang (Wine, Woman and Song) waltz

    Music Arranger: Alban Berg. Ensemble: Canadian Chamber Ensemble. Director: Raffi Armenian.
    • CACBC.
  • Krzysztof Penderecki

    Izhe Kheruvimi (Song of the Cherubim)

    Choir: Hover State Chamber Chorus of Armenia. Conductor: Sona Hovhannisyan.
    • PLPR.
  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony No.1 in B flat major (Op.38) 'Spring'

    Orchestra: Stavanger Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Steven Sloane.

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