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Polish National Day. With John Shea

John Shea marks Polish National Day with a concert from the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and a selection of Polish music and performers.

John Shea marks Polish National Day with a concert from the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, and a selection of Polish music and performers.

1:01 am
Felix Nowowiejski (1877-1946)
Polish Courtship Overture (1903)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Humala (Conductor)

1:15 am
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953), Kent Kennan (Arranger)
Flute Sonata in D major, Op.94, arranged for clarinet and orchestra
Shirley Brill (clarinet), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Humala (conductor)

1:39 am
Germaine Tailleferre (1892-1983)
Arabesque for clarinet and piano
Shirley Brill (clarinet), Piotr Spoz (piano)

1:43 am
Mieczyslaw Karlowicz (1876-1909)
Symphony in E minor Op 7 (Odrodzenie (Revival))
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Humala (conductor)

2:30 am
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Sonata in G minor H.16.44 for piano
Kristian Bezuidenhout (fortepiano)

2:41 am
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski (1923-2017)
Music at Night
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra Katowice, Ruben Silva (conductor)

3:01 am
Henryk Gorecki (1933-2010)
String Quartet No 2, Op 64 ('Quasi una fantasia')
Royal String Quartet

3:32 am
Saint John of Damascus (c.675-749)
Funeral Stichera according to the tones
Byzantion

3:48 am
Zygmunt Noskowski (1846-1909)
The Highlander's Fantasy, Op 17
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lukasz Borowicz (conductor)

3:58 am
Henryk Wieniawski (1835-1880)
Polonaise in A major for violin and piano, Op 21
Piotr Plawner (violin), Andrzej Guz (piano)

4:07 am
Jozef Swider (1930-2014)
'Piesn' and 'Moja piosnka' from 10 Songs to Lyrics by Polish Poets
Polish Radio Choir

4:15 am
Santiago de Murcia (1673-1739)
Tarantelas
Simone Vallerotonda (guitar)

4:19 am
Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745)
Suite in F major
Les Ambassadeurs, Alexis Kossenko (director)

4:35 am
Frederic Chopin
Rondo in C major, Op73, arr. for 2 pianos
Andreas Staier (piano), Tobias Koch (piano)

4:46 am
Mieczyslaw Karlowicz (1876-1909)
4 Songs - Z nowa wiosna (1892-5?)
Jadwiga Rappe (contralto), Ewa Poblocka (piano)

4:53 am
Tadeusz Baird (1928-1981)
Giocoso Overture
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra Katowice, Jerzy Swoboda (conductor)

5:01 am
Frederic Chopin
Nocturne in E major, Op 62 No 2
Wojciech Switala (piano)

5:07 am
Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937), Wilkomirski, Kazimeirz (Arranger)
Variations in B flat minor, Op 3
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra Katowice, Marek Pijarowski (Conductor)

5:21 am
Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941), Stanislaw Wiechowicz (Arranger)
From 6 Lieder, Op.18, arranged for choir
Polish Radio Chorus, Wlodzimierz Siedlik (Conductor)

5:33 am
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Durch Adams Fall ist ganz verderbt, BuxWV 183
Juliusz Gembalski (organ)

5:36 am
Bartlomiej Pekiel (?-c.1670)
I Missa senza le cerimonie
Camerata Silesia, Anna Szostak (conductor), Julian Gembalski (positive organ),

5:47 am
Stanislaw Moniuszko (1819-1872)
String Quartet No 2 in F major (1837-1840)
Camerata Quartet

6:05 am
Grzegorz Fitelberg (1879-1953)
Piesn o sokele (The Song about a Falcon) - symphonic poem, Op 18
National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Staislaw Wislocki (conductor)

6:18 am
Ignacy Feliks Dobrzynski (1807-1867)
Andante and Rondo alla polacca arr. for flute and orchestra
Henryk Blazej (flute), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ryszard Dudek (conductor)

6:30 am
Jozef Elsner (1769-1854)
Symphony in C major, Op 11
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Janusz Przybylski (conductor)

6:56 am
Stanislaw Moniuszko (1819-1872), Syrokomla, Wladislaw (Author)
Piesn wieczorna (Evening Song)
Urszula Kryger (mezzo-soprano), Katarzyna Jankowska-Borzykowska (piano).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Felix Nowowiejski

    Polish Courtship Overture (1903)

    Orchestra: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Humala.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Sonata in D major Op.94 for flute and piano, arranged for clarinet and orchestra

    Performer: Shirley Brill. Music Arranger: Kent Kennan. Orchestra: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Humala.
  • Germaine Tailleferre

    Arabesque for clarinet and piano

    Performer: Shirley Brill. Performer: Piotr Spoz.
    • PLPR.
  • Mieczyslaw Karlowicz

    Symphony in E minor Op.7 (Odrodzenie (Revival))

    Orchestra: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Alexander Humala.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Ballade for piano no 4 in F minor, Op 52

    Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili.
    • PLPR.
  • Henryk Mikolaj Górecki

    String Quartet No. 2 Op. 64 ('Quasi una fantasia')

    Ensemble: Royal String Quartet.
  • Saint John of Damascus

    Funeral Stichera according to the tones

    Choir: Byzantion.
    • PLPR.
  • Zygmunt Noskowski

    The Highlander's Fantasy, Op 17

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz.
    • PLPR.
  • Henryk Wieniawski

    Polonaise in A major for violin & piano, Op 21

    Performer: Piotr Plawner. Performer: Andrzej Guz.
    • PLPR.
  • Józef Świder

    Piesn & Moja piosnka from 10 Songs to Lyrics by Polish Poets

    Choir: Chór Polskiego Radia w Krakowie.
    • PLPR.
  • Santiago de Murcia

    Tarantelas

    Performer: Simone Vallerotonda.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Suite in F major

    Ensemble: Les Ambassadeurs. Director: Alexis Kossenko.
    • PLPR.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Rondo in C major B.27 (Op 73) arr. for 2 pianos

    Performer: Andreas Staier. Performer: Tobias Koch.
    • PLPR.
  • Mieczyslaw Karlowicz

    4 Songs - Z nowa wiosna [When spring arrives] (1892-5?)

    Performer: Ewa Poblocka. Singer: Jadwiga Rappé.
  • Tadeusz Baird

    Giocoso Overture

    Orchestra: Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra Katowice. Conductor: Jerzy Swoboda.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    From 2 Nocturnes for piano Op 62: No 2 in E major

    Performer: Wojciech Switala.
    • PLPR.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Variations in B flat minor (Op.3) originally for piano

    Music Arranger: Kazimierz Wilkomirski. Orchestra: Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra Katowice. Conductor: Marek Pijarowski.
  • Ignacy Jan Paderewski

    6 Lieder, Op 18 (arranged for choir)

    Music Arranger: Stanislaw Wiechowicz. Choir: Polish Radio Chorus. Conductor: Wlodzimierz Siedlik.
    • PLPR.
  • Bartlomiej Pekiel

    I Missa senza le cerimonie

    Performer: Julian Gembalski. Choir: Camerata Silesia. Conductor: Anny Szostak.
  • Stanislaw Moniuszko

    String Quartet No.2 in F major (1837-1840)

    Ensemble: Camerata Quartet.
    • PLPR.
  • Grzegorz Fitelberg

    Piesn o sokele (The Song about a Falcon) - symphonic Poem (Op.18) [1906]

    Orchestra: National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Staislaw Wislocki.
  • 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.
  • Józef Elsner

    Symphony in C major (Op.11)

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Janusz Przybylski.
    • PLPR.
  • Stanislaw Moniuszko

    Piesn wieczorna (Evening Song)

    Performer: Katarzyna Jankowska-Borzykowska. Author: Wladislaw Syrokomla. Singer: Urszula Kryger.

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