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Breaking Free: A Century of Russian Culture. 1968 The Moscow Philhamonic and Kiril Kondrashin

Part of Radio 3's Breaking Free: A Century of Russian Culture. Archive performances by the Moscow Philharmonic and Kiril Kondrashin. With John Shea.

John Shea presents archive performances of the Moscow Philharmonic and Kiril Kondrashin from the summer of 1968.

As part of Radio 3's "Breaking Free: A Century of Russian Culture" a chance to hear recordings from the late 1960s by the Moscow Philharmonic of contrasting repertoire: Brahms's pastoral Third Symphony and the Second Symphony by Boris Tchaikovsky - no relation to Pyotr incidentally, but a pupil of Shostakovich. Boris Tchaikovsky was awarded the USSR State Prize for composition for this work in 1969.

1:01 am
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Symphony No 3 in F major, Op 90
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin (conductor)

1:33 am
Boris Aleksandrovich Tchaikovsky (1925-1996)
Symphony No 2
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin (conductor)

2:23 am
Maurice Ravel
La valse
Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Kirill Kondrashin (conductor)

2:36 am
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor, Op.57, "Appassionata"
Maurizio Pollini (piano)

3:01 am
Julius Rontgen (1855-1932)
Violin Sonata in F sharp minor, Op.20 (1879-1883)
Alexander Kerr (violin), Sepp Grotenhuis (piano)

3:21 am
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Variations on an Original Theme ('Enigma'), Op.36
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

3:50 am
Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Wanda Landowska (arranger)
Waltzes from "Die schöne Müllerin"
Wanda Landowska (piano)

3:59 am
Leonel Power
Salve Regina
The Hilliard Ensemble

4:07 am
Arcangelo Califano (fl.1700-1750)
Sonata for 2 oboes, bassoon and keyboard in C major
Ensemble Zefiro

4:17 am
Franz Schreker (1878-1934)
Valse lente
BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

4:22 am
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Aria: O wie angstlich, o wie feurig - from Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Michael Schade (tenor)

4:27 am
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Keyboard Concerto No. 7 in G minor, BWV.1058
Angela Hewitt (piano), The Norwegian Chamber Orchestra

4:41 am
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst (1814-1865)
Variations on The Last Rose of Summer
Ju-young Baek (violin)

4:48 am
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
Overture Domov muj, Op.62
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra in Bratislava, Marian Vach (conductor)

5:01 am
Adrien Francois Servais (1807-1866), Traditional
La Romanesca
Servais Ensemble

5:05 am
Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1945)
Adagio for clarinet and piano (1905)
Kalman Berkes (clarinet), Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

5:13 am
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
4 Songs for women's voices, 2 horns and harp, Op 17
Danish National Radio Choir, Leif Lind (horn), Per McClelland Jacobsen (horn), Catriona Yeats (harp), Stefan Parkman (conductor)

5:28 am
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Manfred - incidental music Op.115 (Overture)
Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Rosen Milanov (conductor)

5:41 am
Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924)
From: 'Seven Elegies' (1907): No.2, All' Italia
Valerie Tryon (piano)

5:49 am
Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
Quartet No.12 in E minor, TWV.43:e4 'Paris Quartet' (1738) No.6
Nevermind

6:08 am
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Violin Concerto No 3 in G major, K.216
James Ehnes (violin), Mozart Anniversary Orchestra

6:33 am
Franz Lehar (1870-1948)
Duet "Wie eine Rosenknospe" and "Romanze" - from "The Merry Widow"
Michelle Boucher (soprano), Mark Dubois (tenor), Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, Raffi Armenian (conductor)

6:40 am
Herman Meulemans (1893-1965)
Five Piano Pieces
Steven Kolacny (piano).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no 3 in F major, Op 90

    Orchestra: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Kondrashin.
  • Boris Aleksandrovich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no 2

    Orchestra: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Kondrashin.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La Valse

    Orchestra: Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Kirill Kondrashin.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor (Op.57), "Appassionata"

    Performer: Maurizio Pollini.
  • Julius Röntgen

    Violin Sonata in F sharp minor (Op.20) (1879-1883)

    Performer: Alexander Kerr. Performer: Sepp Grotenhuis.
    • NLNOS.
  • Edward Elgar

    Variations on an original theme ('Enigma') Op.36 for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
  • Franz Schubert

    Waltzes from "Die schone Mullerin"

    Performer: Wanda Landowska. Music Arranger: Wanda Landowska.
  • Leonel Power

    Salve Regina

    Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble.
    • DEWDR.
  • Arcangelo Califano

    Sonata for 2 oboes, bassoon and keyboard in C major

    Ensemble: Ensemble Zefiro.
    • DEWDR.
  • Franz Schreker

    Valse Lente

    Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Aria O wie angstlich, o wie feurig - from Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail

    Singer: Michael Schade.
    • CACBC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto No. 7 in G minor (BWV.1058)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt. Orchestra: Det Norske Kammerorkester.
    • NONRK.
  • Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst

    Variations on The Last Rose of Summer

    Performer: Ju-young Baek.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Overture Domov muj [My Home Land] Op 62

    Orchestra: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava. Conductor: Marian Vach.
    • SKSR.
  • Adrien-François Servais

    La Romanesca

    Composer: Trad.. Ensemble: Servais Ensemble.
    • BEVRT.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Adagio for clarinet and piano (1905)

    Performer: Kálmán Berkes. Performer: Zoltán Kocsis.
  • Johannes Brahms

    4 Songs for women's voices, 2 horns and harp, Op 17

    Performer: Leif Lind. Performer: Per McClelland Jacobsen. Performer: Catriona Yeats. Choir: Danish National Radio Choir. Conductor: Stefan Parkman.
  • Robert Schumann

    Manfred - incidental music Op.115 (Overture)

    Orchestra: Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Rosen Milanov.
  • Ferruccio Busoni

    From: 'Seven Elegies' (1907): No.2, All' Italia

    Performer: Valerie Tryon.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Quartet no.12 in E minor, TWV.43:e4 'Paris Quartet' (1738) no.6

    Ensemble: Nevermind.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Violin Concerto for violin and orchestra no 3 in G major, K.216

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: Mozart Anniversary Orchestra.
  • Franz Lehár

    Duet "Wie eine Rosenknospe" and "Romanze" - from "The Merry Widow"

    Singer: Michelle Boucher. Singer: Mark Dubois. Orchestra: Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Raffi Armenian.
  • Herman Meulemans

    Five Piano Pieces

    Performer: Steven Kolacny.
    • BERTBF.

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