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John Shea presents a concert of liturgical music by Tchaikovsky, Chesnokov & Rachmaninov

John Shea presents a concert of Russian liturgical music from Moscow, with works by Tchaikovsky, Chesnokov and Rachmaninov.

John Shea presents a concert of liturgical music by Tchaikovsky, Chesnokov and Rachmaninov

12:31 AM
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich [1840-1893]
Excerpt from 'Liturgy of St John Chrysostom', Op 41
Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus of Russian State TV and Radio Music, Lev Kontorovich (conductor)

12:49 AM
Chesnokov, Pavel [1877-1944]
The angel cried out, Op 22 No 8
Serafima Konyashina (soprano), Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus, Lev Kontorovich (conductor)

12:53 AM
Chesnokov, Pavel [1877-1944]
Blessed is the man - from 'Vespers (All-Night Vigil), Op 44
Dmitri Kuznetsov (baritone), Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus, Lev Kontorovich (conductor)

12:57 AM
Chesnokov, Pavel [1877-1944]
Praise the Lord from the Heavens -from 'Liturgy of St John Chrysostom', Op 42
Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus, Lev Kontorovich (conductor)

1:00 AM
Chesnokov, Pavel [1877-1944]
To Thee we sing, Op 27 No 6
Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus, Lev Kontorovich (conductor)

1:04 AM
Chesnokov, Pavel [1877-1944]
The Pre-Eternal Council, Op 40 No 2
Pavel Prusakov (vocalist), Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus, Lev Kontorovich (conductor)

1:07 AM
Chesnokov, Pavel [1877-1944]
Cherubic Hymn, Op 27 No 5
Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus, Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus, Lev Kontorovich (conductor)

1:13 AM
Rachmaninov, Sergey [1873-1943]
Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op 31
Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus of Russian State TV and Radio Music, Lev Kontorovich (conductor)

2:08 AM
Shostakovich, Dmitri (1906-1975)
String Quartet No 8 in C minor, Op 110
Den Unge Danske Strygekvartet (Young Danish String Quartet)

2:31 AM
Svendsen, Johan (1840-1911)
Symphony No 2 in B flat
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Ari Rasilainen (conductor)

3:06 AM
Grieg, Edvard (Hagerup) [1843-1907]
4 Psalms for baritone and mixed voices, Op 74
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier (conductor)

3:27 AM
Debussy, Claude (1862-1918)
Ondine - from Préludes Book 2
Philippe Cassard (piano)

3:30 AM
Fauré, Gabriel (1845-1924) arr. Roy Howat
Après un rêve
Gyözö Máté (viola), Balázs Szokolay (piano)

3:33 AM
Holten, Bo (b.1948) (text: early English carol)
Nowell Sing We Now
Micaela Haslam (solo soprano), BBC Singers, Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

3:37 AM
Parac, Frano (b. 1948)
Scherzo for Winds
Zagreb Wind Quintet - Dani Bošnjak (flute), Branko Mihanoviæ (oboe), Danijel Martinoviæ (clarinet), Bank Harkay (horn), Ricardo Luque (bassoon)

3:46 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Rondo in C major, K 373
James Ehnes (Violin), Mozart Anniversary Orchestra

3:52 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Fantasia in C minor, BWV 919
Andreas Staier (harpsichord)

3:54 AM
Le Febure, Johannes (?-1609/12)
Motet: Venit Michael archangelus
Currende, Herman Stinders (organ), Erik van Nevel (conductor)

3:57 AM
Reincken, Johan Adamszoon (1643(?) - 1722)
Hollandische Nachtigahl
Pieter Dirksen (organ) on Albert Kiespenning Organ c1615 at Wijk bij Duurstede, Grote Kerk, St Jan Baptistkerk

4:02 AM
Uccellini, Marco (c.1603-1680)
Sonata sopra La bergamasca
Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini (director)

4:07 AM
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Courtly Dances from Gloriana, Op 53
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lukasz Borowicz (conductor)

4:17 AM
Falla, Manuel de (1876-1946)
Ritual Fire Dance from El amor brujo
Monika Leskovar (cello), Ivana Švarc-Grenda (piano)

4:21 AM
Bernat Vivancos [b.1973]
A Child is Born
Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Klava (conductor)

4:31 AM
Bridge, Frank (1879-1941)
Sir Roger de Coverley - Christmas dance
BBC Concert Orchestra, David Hill (conductor)

4:36 AM
Sibelius, Jean (1865-1957)
5 Sketches for piano
Rajja Kerppo (piano)

4:45 AM
Westlake, Nigel (b.1958)
Winter in the Forgotten Valley
Guitar Trek - Timothy Kain, Fiona Walsh, Richard Strasser, Peter Constant

4:58 AM
Hammerschmidt, Andreas (1611/12-1675)
Suite in C for strings (gambas) and winds - from the collection 'Ester Fleiß'
Hesperion XX, Jordi Savall (director)

5:11 AM
Dvorák, Antonín (1841-1904)
Klid (Silent Woods) for cello and orchestra (B.182)
Shauna Rolston (cello), Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Uri Mayer (conductor)

5:18 AM
Haydn, Joseph (1732-1809)
Die Jahreszeiten (The Seasons) - oratorio (H. 21/3): Winter
Julia Milanova (soprano), Nikolay Yosifov (tenor), Pompey Harashtyanou (bass), Choir "Rodina" Rousse (Bulgaria), Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra, Georgi Dimitrov (conductor)

5:50 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric [1685-1759]
Chaconne in G, HWV 435
Allan Rasmussen (harpsichord)

6:01 AM
Ravel, Maurice (1875-1937)
Daphnis and Chloe - Suite No.2
BBC Symphony Chorus, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Sir Andrew Davis (conductor)

6:18 AM
Kodály, Zoltán (1882-1967)
4 Madrigals for women's chorus: Chi vuol veder; Fior Scoloriti; Chi d'amor sente; Fuor de la bella caiba
Jutland Chamber Choir, Mogens Dahl (director).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Excerpt from 'Liturgy St John Chrysostom', op 41

    Choir: Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus of Russian State TV and Radio Music. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov

    The angel cried out, op 22/8

    Choir: Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus of Russian State TV and Radio Music. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich. Singer: Serafima Konyashina.
  • Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov

    Blessed is the man, no 2 from 'Vespers (All-Night Vigil), op 44'

    Choir: Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus of Russian State TV and Radio Music. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich. Singer: Dmitri Kuznetsov.
  • Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov

    Praise the Lord from the Heavens, no 17 from 'Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, op 42

    Choir: Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus of Russian State TV and Radio Music. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov

    To Thee we sing, op 27/6

    Choir: Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus of Russian State TV and Radio Music. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov

    The Pre-Eternal Council, op 40/2

    Choir: Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus of Russian State TV and Radio Music. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich. Singer: Pavel Prusakov.
  • Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov

    Cherubic Hymn, op 27/5

    Choir: Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus of Russian State TV and Radio Music. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Litugy of St John Chrysostom, op 31

    Choir: Masters of Choral Singing Grand Chorus of Russian State TV and Radio Music. Conductor: Lev Kontorovich.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Quartet for strings No.8 (Op.110) in C minor

    Ensemble: Danish String Quartet.
    • DKDR.
  • Johan Svendsen

    Symphony no 2 in B flat major, Op 15

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Ari Rasilainen.
    • NONRK.
  • Edvard Grieg

    4 Psalms for baritone and mixed voices (Op.74)

    Choir: Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor. Choir: Paul Hillier.
    • NONRK.
  • Claude Debussy

    Ondine - from Preludes Book 2 (1912)

    Performer: Philippe Cassard.
  • Bo Holten

    Nowell Sing We Now - for chorus (BBC commission)

    Singer: Micaela Haslam. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • GBBBC.
  • Frano Parac

    Scherzo for Winds

    Ensemble: Zagreb Wind Quintet.
    • HRHRT.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo in C major (K.373)

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: Mozart Anniversary Orchestra.
    • CACBC.
  • Johannes Le Febure

    Motet: Venit Michael archangelus

    Performer: Herman Stinders. Ensemble: Currende. Conductor: Erik Van Nevel.
    • BERTBF.
  • Johann Adam Reincken

    Hollandische Nachtigal

    Performer: Pieter Dirksen.
  • Marco Uccellini

    Sonata sopra la Bergamasca

    Ensemble: Concerto Italiano. Director: Rinaldo Alessandrini.
    • DEWDR.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Courtly Dances from Gloriana, Op 53

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz.
    • PLPR.
  • Manuel de Falla

    Ritual Fire Dance from El Amor Brujo

    Performer: Monika Leskovar. Performer: Ivana svarc-Grenda.
  • Bernat Vivancos

    A Child is born

    Choir: Latvian Radio Choir. Conductor: Sigvards Kļava.
  • Frank Bridge

    Sir Roger de Coverley - Christmas dance vers. string orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: David Hill.
    • GBBBC.
  • Jean Sibelius

    5 Esquisses for piano, Op 114

    Performer: Raija Kerppo.
    • FIYLE.
  • Nigel Westlake

    Winter in the Forgotten Valley

    Performer: Timothy Kain. Performer: Fiona Walsh. Performer: Richard Strasser. Performer: Peter Constant. Ensemble: Guitar Trek.
    • AUABC.
  • Andreas Hammerschmidt

    Suite in C major from the collection 'Erster Fleiss'

    Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
    • DEWDR.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Klid [Silent woods], B182

    Performer: Shauna Rolston. Orchestra: Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Uri Mayer.
    • CACBC.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Die Jahreszeiten (The Seasons) H.21/3 - Winter

    Choir: Choir "Rodina" Rousse. Conductor: Georgi Dimitrov. Orchestra: Rousse Philharmonic Orchestra. Singer: Nikolay Yosifov. Singer: Pompey Harashtyanou. Singer: Julia Milanova.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Chaconne in G HWV 435

    Performer: Bolette Roed. Performer: Allan Rasmussen.
    • PLPR.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Daphnis et Chloe - Suite No.2

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    4 Italian madrigals for female chorus

    Choir: Jutland Chamber Choir. Director: Mogens Dahl.
    • DKDR.

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