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The Estonian Centenary

John Shea presents a concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Estonia given by the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arvo Volmer.

John Shea presents a concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of Estonia.

12:31 AM
Eduard Tubin (1905 - 1982)
Festive Overture
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer (conductor)

12:39 AM
Rudolf Tobias (1873 - 1918)
Julius Caesar, overture
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer (conductor)

12:49 AM
Ester Mägi (1922-)
Bucolic
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer (conductor)

12:59 AM
Veljo Tormis (1930-2017)
Overture No.2
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer (conductor)

1:09 AM
Eino Tamberg (1930-2010)
Song of the Gascone Cadets, from 'Cyrano de Bergerac'
Rauno Elp (baritone), Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer (conductor)

1:12 AM
Cyrillus Kreek (1889 - 1962)
Blessed is the Man
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Chorus, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer (conductor)

1:16 AM
Arvo Pärt (1935-)
Credo
Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann (piano), Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Chorus, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer (conductor)

1:29 AM
Heino Eller (1887 - 1970)
Homeland Tune
Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Arvo Volmer (conductor)

1:33 AM
Sumera, Lepo (1950-2000)
Symphony No.2 (dedicated to Peeter Lilje)
Estonian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Peeter Lilje (conductor)

1:53 AM
Glazunov, Alexander Konstantinovich [1865-1936]
Concerto in E flat major Op.109 for alto saxophone and orchestra ; allegro]
Virgo Veldi (saxophone), Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Tarmo Leinatamm (conductor)

2:06 AM
Kuula, Toivo (1883-1918)
South Ostrobothnian Suite No.2 (Op.20)
Radion Sinfoniaorkesteri (Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra), Jorma Panula (conductor)

2:31 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Goldberg Variations (BWV.988)
Glenn Gould (piano)

3:14 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van [1770 -1827]
String Quartet in C minor (Op.18 No.4)
Pavel Haas Quartet

3:38 AM
Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)
Overture - Nabucco
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Alun Francis (conductor)

3:47 AM
Weill, Kurt (1900-1950), Eisler, Hans (1898-1962)
Seeräuber Jenny (Pirate Jenny) from Dreigroschenoper & 4 Wiegenlieder für Arbeitermütter (Op.33/1)
Helene Gjeris (mezzo soprano), Ejsberg Ensemble (with unidentified accordion player), Jorgen Lauritsen (director)

3:59 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)

4:07 AM
Parac, Frano (b. 1948)
Sarabande for Orchestra
Zagreb Philharmony, Pavle Dešpalj (conductor)

4:19 AM
Britten, Benjamin (1913-1976)
Hymn to St Cecilia for chorus (Op.27)
BBC Singers, David Hill (conductor)

4:31 AM
Willan, Healey [1880-1968]
Five Pieces
Ian Sadler (organ of St James Cathedral, Toronto)

4:42 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
"Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio" - aria for soprano and orchestra (K.418)
Cyndia Sieden (soprano), Prima La Musica, Dirk Vermeulen (conductor)

4:50 AM
Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625),William Walton (1902-1983)
Drop, Drop, Slow Tears (2 settings by Gibbons and Walton)
Gabrieli Consort, Paul McCreesh (Director)

4:56 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Trost in Tränen (D.120) (Consolation in tears)
Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Andreas Staier (fortepiano)

4:59 AM
Maxwell Davies, Peter [1934-2016]
A Sad paven for these distracted tymes for string quartet
Pavel Haas Quartet

5:07 AM
Bach, Johann Sebastian (1685-1750)
Overture from Suite no.1 in C major (BWV.1066)
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Philippe Herreweghe (conductor)

5:17 AM
Handel, Georg Frideric [1685-1759]
Trio Sonata in G major (HWV 399) for 2 violins, viola and continuo (Op.5 No.4)
Musica Antiqua Köln

5:30 AM
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
13 Variations on 'Es war einmal ein alter Mann' for piano (WoO.66) in A major
Theo Bruins (piano)

5:44 AM
Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)
Ein Heldenleben - symphonic poem (Op.40)
Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Davis (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Eduard Tubin

    Festive Overture

    Orchestra: Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Conductor: Arvo Volmer.
    • EEERR.
  • Rudolf Tobias

    Julius Caesar, overture

    Orchestra: Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Conductor: Arvo Volmer.
    • EEERR.
  • Ester Mägi

    Bucolic

    Orchestra: Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Conductor: Arvo Volmer.
    • EEERR.
  • Veljo Tormis

    Overture No 2

    Orchestra: Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Conductor: Arvo Volmer.
    • EEERR.
  • Eino Tamberg

    Song of the Gascone Cadets (Cyrano de Bergerac)

    Singer: Rauno Elp. Orchestra: Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Conductor: Arvo Volmer.
    • EEERR.
  • Cyrillus Kreek

    Blessed is the Man

    Choir: Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor. Orchestra: Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Conductor: Arvo Volmer.
    • EEERR.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Credo

    Performer: Marrit Gerretz-Traksmann. Choir: Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor. Orchestra: Estonia National Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Arvo Volmer.
    • EEER.
  • Heino Eller

    Homeland Tune

    Orchestra: Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Conductor: Arvo Volmer.
    • EEERR.
  • Lepo Sumera

    Symphony No 2 (dedicated to Peeter Lilje) (1984)

    Orchestra: Eesti Riiklik Sümfooniaorkester. Conductor: Peeter Lilje.
    • EEER.
  • Alexander Glazunov

    Alto Saxophone Concerto in E flat major, Op 109

    Performer: Virgo Veldi. Orchestra: Tallinna Kammerorkester. Conductor: Tarmo Leinatamm.
    • EEER.
  • Toivo Kuula

    South Ostrobothnian Suite No 2 Op 20

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jorma Panula.
    • FIYLE.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Goldberg Variations (BWV.988)

    Performer: Glenn Gould.
    • CACBC.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    String Quartet in C minor Op 18 No 4

    Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet.
    • GBBBC.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Overture - Nabucco

    Ensemble: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Alun Francis.
    • NONRK.
  • Kurt Weill

    Seeräuber Jenny & Wiegenlieder fur Arbeitermütter

    Performer: Frode Andersen. Author: Hanns Eisler. Singer: Helene Gjerris.
    • DKDR.
  • Frano Parac

    Scherzo for Winds

    Ensemble: Zagreb Wind Quintet.
    • HRHRT.
  • Frano Parac

    Sarabande for Orchestra

    Orchestra: Zagrebačka filharmonija. Conductor: Pavle Dešpalj.
    • HRHRT.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Hymn to St Cecilia for chorus Op 27

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • GBBBC.
  • Healey Willan

    Five Pieces

    Performer: Ian Sadler.
    • CACBC.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio - aria for soprano and orchestra (K.418)

    Singer: Cyndia Sieden. Ensemble: Prima la Musica. Conductor: Dirk Vermeulen.
    • BEVRT.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    Drop, Drop, Slow Tears

    Composer: William Walton. Choir: Gabrieli Consort. Director: Paul McCreesh.
    • PLPR.
  • Franz Schubert

    Trost in Tranen D.120 (Consolation in tears)

    Performer: Andreas Staier. Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Singer: Christoph Prégardien.
    • DEWDR.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    A Sad paven for these distracted tymes for string quartet

    Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet.
    • GBBBC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Overture from Suite No 1 in C major (BWV.1066)

    Orchestra: Stavanger Symfoniorkester. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • NONRK.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Trio Sonata in G major (HWV 399) for 2 violins, viola and continuo Op 5 No 4

    Ensemble: Musica Antiqua Köln.
    • NLNPB.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    13 Variations on 'Es war einmal ein alter Mann' for piano (WoO.66) in A major

    Performer: Theo Bruins.
    • NLNOS.
  • Richard Strauss

    Ein Heldenleben [A Hero's life]

    Orchestra: Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • CACBC.

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