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Bach's St John Passion and music from around Europe

John Shea presents music from around Europe, including a performance of Bach's St John Passion from the 2017 BBC Proms.

John Shea presents music from around Europe, including a performance of Bach's St John Passion from the 2017 BBC Proms.

12:31 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Johann Hermann Schein (1586-1630), Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707)
St John Passion - liturgical reconstruction Part 1:
Da Jesus an dem Kreuze stund' - chorale-prelude BWV 621 for organ (Bach);
Congregational Chorale - Da Jesu an dem Kreuze stund (Schein);
Praeludium in F sharp minor BuxWV 146 for organ (Buxtehude);
St John Passion, BWV 245: Part 1 (Bach);
O Lamm Gottes unschuldig - chorale-prelude BWV 618 for organ (Bach);
O Lamm Gottes unschuldig - chorale BWV 401 (Bach)
Nicholas Mulroy (tenor - Evangelist), Matthew Brook (baritone - Jesus), Sophie Bevan (soprano), Tim Mead (countertenor), Andrew Tortise (tenor), Konstantin Wolff (bass), The Dunedin Consort, John Butt (harpsichord/director), Stephen Farr (organ)

1:18 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Jacob Handl (1550-1591), Johannes Crüger (1598-1662)
St John Passion - liturgical reconstruction Part 2:
Christus, der uns selig macht - chorale-prelude BWV 620 for organ (Bach);
Congregational Chorale - Christus, der uns selig macht;
Ecce quomodo moritur justus (Handl);
St John Passion, BWV 245: Part 2 (Bach);
Nun danket alle Gott - chorale-prelude BWV 657 for organ (Bach);
Nun danket alle Gott - chorale (Crüger)
Nicholas Mulroy (tenor - Evangelist), Matthew Brook (baritone - Jesus), Sophie Bevan (soprano), Tim Mead (countertenor), Andrew Tortise (tenor), Konstantin Wolff (bass), The Dunedin Consort, John Butt (harpsichord/director), Stephen Farr (organ)

2:51 AM
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Images II (Cloches à travers les feuilles; Et la lune déscend sur la temple qui fut; Poissons d'or)
Roger Woodward (piano)

3:04 AM
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 77
Frank Peter Zimmermann (violin), Oslo Philharmonic, Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)

3:44 AM
Vatroslav Lisinski (1819-1854)
3 Mazurkas: in F major, E flat major and B flat major
Zagreb Woodwind Trio: Branko Mihanovic (oboe), Andelko Ramuscak (clarinet), Zvonimir Stanislav (bassoon)

3:50 AM
Traditional, arranged by Darko Petrinjak
6 Renaissance Dances
Zagreb Guitar Trio: Darko Petrinjak, Istvan Romer, Goran Listes (guitars)

4:01 AM
Jacques-François Halévy (1799-1862)
Quand de la nuit l'épais nuage', from L'éclair, Act 3
Benjamin Butterfield (tenor); Canadian Opera Company Orchestra; Richard Bradshaw (conductor)

4:06 AM
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Sonata No 24 in F sharp major, Op 78
Cédric Tiberghien (piano)

4:15 AM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Serenade in G major, K525, 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik'
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Grant Llewellyn (Conductor)

4:31 AM
Alfred Whitehead (1887-1974)
Psalm 23 (The Lord is my shepherd)
Tudor Singers of Montréal, Patrick Wedd (director)

4:37 AM
Anonymous
Greensleeves, to a Ground with Divisions
Elizabeth Wallfisch (baroque violin), Rosanne Hunt (cello), Linda Kent (harpsichord)

4:43 AM
Alberta Suriani Germani (1920?-1977?)
Partita
Branka Janjanin-Magdalenic (harp)

4:53 AM
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Donald Runnicles (conductor)

5:08 AM
Fryderyk Chopin [1810-1849]
Polonaise-fantasy for piano in A flat major, Op 61
Yulianna Avdeeva (piano)

5:22 AM
Samuel Barber [1910-1981]
Violin Concerto, Op 14
James Ehnes (violin), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey (conductor)

5:46 AM
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
An die Entfernte (To one who is far away), D765
Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Andreas Staier (fortepiano)

5:49 AM
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Schäfers Klagelied (Shepherd's Lament), D121
Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Andreas Staier (fortepiano)

5:53 AM
Giovanni Battista Fontana (c.1592-1631)
Sonata No 11 for cornett, violin and continuo
Le Concert Brisé - William Dongois (cornett/director), Christine Moran (violin), Carsten Lohff (harpsichord), Anne-Catherine Bucher (organ/harpsichord), Benjamin Perrot (theorbo)

6:02 AM
Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse (1774-1842)
Symphony No 6 in C minor
Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Adam Fischer (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St John Passion - liturgical reconstruction Part 1

    Composer: Johann Hermann Schein. Composer: Dieterich Buxtehude. Performer: Stephen Farr. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Singer: Matthew Brook. Singer: Sophie Bevan. Singer: Tim Mead. Singer: Andrew Tortise. Singer: Konstantin Wolff. Ensemble: Dunedin Consort. Director: John Butt.
    • GBBBC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St John Passion - liturgical reconstruction Part 2

    Composer: Jacobus Gallus. Composer: Johann Crüger. Performer: Stephen Farr. Singer: Nicholas Mulroy. Singer: Matthew Brook. Singer: Sophie Bevan. Singer: Tim Mead. Singer: Andrew Tortise. Singer: Konstantin Wolff. Ensemble: Dunedin Consort. Director: John Butt.
    • GBBBC.
  • Claude Debussy

    Images - set 2 for piano

    Performer: Roger Woodward.
    • AUABC.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Violin concerto in D major (Op.77)

    Performer: Frank Peter Zimmermann. Orchestra: Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Jukka‐Pekka Saraste.
    • NONRK.
  • Vatroslav Lisinski

    3 Mazurkas: in F major; E flat major and B flat major

    Ensemble: Zagreb Woodwind Trio.
    • HRHRT.
  • Trad.

    6 Renaissance Dances

    Performer: Darko Petrinjak. Performer: Istvan Romer. Performer: Goran Listes. Music Arranger: Darko Petrinjak. Ensemble: Zagreb Guitar Trio.
    • HRHRT.
  • Fromental Halévy

    Aria: "Quand de la nuit l'epais nuage" (from "L'eclair", Act 3)

    Singer: Benjamin Butterfield. Orchestra: Canadian Opera Company Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bradshaw.
    • CACBC.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Piano Sonata no 24 in F sharp major, Op 78

    Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • GBBBC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Serenade (K.525) in G major, 'Eine Kleine Nachtmusik'

    Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
    • GBBBC.
  • Alfred Whitehead

    Psalm 23 (The Lord is my Shepherd)

    Choir: Tudor Singers of Montreal. Director: Patrick Wedd.
    • CACBC.
  • Anonymous

    Greensleeves, to a Ground with Divisions

    Performer: Elizabeth Wallfisch. Performer: Linda Kent. Performer: Rosanne Hunt.
    • AUABC.
  • Alberta Suriani

    Partita for harp

    Performer: Branka Janjanin-Magdalenic.
    • HRHRT.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Donald Runnicles.
    • GBBBC.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise-fantasy in A flat major, Op 61

    Performer: Yulianna Avdeeva.
    • PLPR.
  • Samuel Barber

    Violin Concerto, Op 14

    Performer: James Ehnes. Orchestra: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Bramwell Tovey.
    • CACBC.
  • Franz Schubert

    An die Entfernte (D.765) (To one who is far away)

    Performer: Andreas Staier. Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Singer: Christoph Prégardien.
    • DEWDR.
  • Franz Schubert

    Schafers Klagelied (D.121) (Op.3 No.1) (Shepherd's Lament)

    Performer: Andreas Staier. Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Singer: Christoph Prégardien.
    • DEWDR.
  • Giovanni Battista Fontana

    Sonata undecima for cornet, violin and bass continuo

    Ensemble: Le Concert Brisé.
    • DEWDR.
  • Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse

    Symphony No.6 in C minor

    Orchestra: Danish Radio Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Adam Fischer.
    • DKDR.

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