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A symphony of struggle, fate, searching and redemption

John Shea presents Mahler's Resurrection Symphony performed by the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin.

Mahler's epic Symphony No.2 with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leonard Slatkin, presented by John Shea.

1:01 AM
Maurice Ravel [1875-1937]
Deux melodies hébraïques - Kaddisch
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Katowice, Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

1:06 AM
Gustav Mahler [1860-1911]
Symphony no. 2 in C minor (Resurrection) for soprano, alto, chorus and orchestra
Bernarda Fink (mezzo-soprano), Martina Janková (soprano), NFM Chorus, Polish National Youth Chorus, Agnieszka Franków- Żelazny (choir conductor), Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Katowice, Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

2:31 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
String Quartet in G major (K.387)
Quattuor Mosaïques

3:01 AM
Brahms, Johannes (1833-1897)
Symphony No.3 in F major (Op.90)
Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

3:36 AM
Nowowiejski, Felix [1877-1946]
Missa pro pace (Op.49, No.3)
Polish Radio Choir, Andrzej Bialko (organ), Wlodzimierz Siedlik (conductor)

4:14 AM
Field, John (1782-1837)
Andante inédit in E flat major for piano
Marc-André Hamelin (Piano)

4:22 AM
Purcell, Henry (1659-1695)
Sonata No.6 for 2 violins and continuo in G minor (Z.807)
Il Tempo Ensemble

4:29 AM
Walton, William (1902-1983)
Johannesburg Festival Overture
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, David Atherton (conductor)

4:37 AM
Forqueray, Jean-Baptiste (1699-1782)
La Morangis, ou La Plissay - chaconne
Teodoro Baù (viola da gamba), Deniel Perer (harpsichord)

4:45 AM
Puccini, Giacomo [1858-1924]
Rodolphe's aria ("Your tiny hand is frozen") from La Boheme, Act 1 (sung in Hungarian)
Denes Gulyas (tenor) (Rodolphe), Hungarian Radio Orchestra, Adam Medveczky (conductor)

4:51 AM
Franceschini, Petronio (1650-1680)
Sonata for 2 trumpets, strings & basso continuo in D major
Yordan Kojuharov & Petar Ivanov (trumpets), Teodor Moussev (organ), Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Yordan Dafov (conductor)

5:01 AM
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Triumphal March from 'Sigurd Jorsalfar'
Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Roman Zeilinger (conductor)

5:11 AM
Hellendaal, Pieter (1721-1799)
Solo (sonata) for cello and continuo (Op.5 No.1) in G major (1780)
Jaap ter Linden (Cello), Ton Koopman (Harpsichord), Ageet Zweistra (Cello)

5:20 AM
Vedel, Artemy [1767-1808]
Choral concerto No.5 "I cried unto the Lord with my voice" (Psalm 143)
Platon Maiborada Academic Choir, Viktor Skoromny (conductor)

5:29 AM
Chopin, Fryderyk [1810-1849]
Barcarolle in F sharp major (Op.60)
Anastasia Vorotnaya (piano)

5:38 AM
Noskowski, Zygmunt (1846-1909)
The Highlander's Fantasy (Op.17)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lukasz Borowicz (conductor)

5:48 AM
Kalliwoda, Johann Wenzel [1801-1866]
Morceau de salon for oboe and piano (Op.228)
Alexei Ogrintchouk (oboe), Cédric Tiberghien (piano)

5:57 AM
Jacob, Gordon (1895-1984)
5 Pieces arranged for harmonica and strings (originally for harmonica and piano): Caprice (Allegro moderato); Cradle song (Andante molto tranquillo); Russian dance (Allegro molto - andante con moto - all mol); Threnody (Lento ed espressivo); Country dance (Allegro con brio)
Gianluca Littera (harmonica), I Cameristi Italiani

6:12 AM
Escher, Rudolf (1912-1980)
Arcana Suite for piano (Preludio ; Toccata ; Ciaccona ; Finale )
Ronald Brautigam (piano)

6:35 AM
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809-1847)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Op.61) - incidental music
Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Schønwandt (conductor).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Deux melodies hebraiques - Kaddisch

    Orchestra: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Katowice. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
  • Gustav Mahler

    Symphony no. 2 in C minor (Resurrection) for soprano, alto, chorus and orchestra

    Singer: Bernarda Fink. Singer: Martina Jankova. Choir: NFM Chorus. Choir: Polish National Youth Chorus. Conductor: Agnieszka Frankow-Zelazny. Orchestra: Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Katowice. Conductor: Leonard Slatkin.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Quartet in G major (K.387)

    Performer: Erich Höbarth. Performer: Andrea Bischof. Performer: Anita Mitterer. Performer: Christophe Coin. Ensemble: Quatuor Mosaïques.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony No.3 in F major (Op.90)

    Orchestra: Kringkastingsorkestret. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • NONRK.
  • Felix Nowowiejski

    Missa pro pace (Op.49, No.3)

    Performer: Andrzej Bialko. Choir: Chór Polskiego Radia w Krakowie. Conductor: Wlodzimierz Siedlik.
    • PLPR.
  • John Field

    Andante inédit in E flat major for piano

    Performer: Marc-André Hamelin.
    • PLPR.
  • Henry Purcell

    Sonata No.6 for 2 violins and continuo in G minor (Z.807)

    Ensemble: Il Tempo Ensemble.
    • PLPR.
  • William Walton

    Johannesburg Festival Overture

    Orchestra: Stavanger Symfoniorkester. Conductor: David Atherton.
    • NONRK.
  • Jean-Baptiste Antoine Forqueray

    La Morangis, ou La Plissay - chaconne

    Performer: Teodoro Bau. Performer: Deniel Perer.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Rodolphe's aria ("Your tiny hand is frozen")

    Singer: Dénes Gulyás. Orchestra: Hungarian Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Adam Medveczky.
  • Petronio Franceschini

    Sonata for 2 trumpets, strings & basso continuo in D major

    Performer: Yordan Kojuharov. Performer: Petar Ivanov. Performer: Teodor Moussev. Orchestra: Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Yordan Dafov.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Triumphal March from "Sigurd Jorsalfar"

    Ensemble: Danish Radio Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Roman Zeilinger.
    • DKDR.
  • Pieter Hellendaal

    Solo (sonata) for cello and continuo Op 5 No 1 in G major (1780)

    Performer: Jaap ter Linden. Performer: Ageet Zweistra. Performer: Ton Koopman.
    • NLNOS.
  • Artemy Vedel

    Choral concerto No.5 "I cried unto the Lord With my voice" Psalm 143

    Choir: Platon Maiborada Academic Choir. Conductor: Viktor Skoromny.
    • UANRCU.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Barcarolle in F sharp major Op 60

    Performer: Anastasia Vorotnaya.
    • CZCR.
  • Zygmunt Noskowski

    The Highlander's Fantasy, Op 17

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Lukasz Borowicz.
    • PLPR.
  • Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda

    Morceau de salon for oboe and piano, Op.228

    Performer: Alexei Ogrintchouk. Performer: Cédric Tiberghien.
    • GBBBC.
  • Gordon Jacob

    5 Pieces arranged for harmonica and strings

    Performer: Gianluca Littera. Ensemble: I Cameristi Italiani.
    • HRHRT.
  • Rudolf Escher

    Arcana Suite for piano

    Performer: Ronald Brautigam.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music (Op.61)

    Ensemble: DR SymfoniOrkestret. Conductor: Michael Schønwandt.
    • DKDR.

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