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Mendelssohn's String Octet

Catriona Young introduces performances by two American quartets, the Jasper and the Jupiter, who join forces to perform Mendelssohn's String Octet in E flat.

2 American Quartets, the Jasper and the Jupiter join forces in Mendelssohn's Octet. With Catriona Young.

12:31 am
Joseph Haydn
String Quartet in F, Op.77, No 2,
Jasper Quartet

12:58 am
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
String Octet in E flat Op.20
Jasper Quartet, Jupiter Quartet

1:32 am
George Whitefield Chadwick
Symphony No.2 in B flat major (Op.21) (1886)
Albany Symphony Orchestra, Julius Hegyi (Conductor)

2:09 am
Lou Harrison (1917-2003)
Harp Suite (1952-1977)
David Tannenbaum (Guitar), William Winant (Percussion), Scott Evans (Percussion), Joel Davel (Drums)

2:25 am
Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Pasquinade (c.1863)
Michael Lewin (Piano)

2:31 am
Toivo Kuula
Orjan poika Op.14 (1910)
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Suomen Laula Choir, Jussi Jalas (Conductor)

2:56 am
Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Rakastava - suite for string orchestra (Op.14)
Danish Radio Concert Orchestra, Hannu Koivula (Conductor)

3:10 am
Ernst Mielck (1877-1899)
Concert piece for piano and orchestra (Op.9)
Liisa Pohjola (Piano), Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Petri Sakari (Conductor)

3:37 am
Antonio Vivaldi
Concerto in G minor for Strings and continuo (RV.157)
Il Giardino Armonico

3:43 am
Fanny Mendelssohn (1805-1847)
Allegro moderato (Song without words), Op 8, No 1 (1840)
Sylviane Deferne (Piano)

3:48 am
Jacobus Gallus Carniolus (1550-1591)
2 Motets from Opus Musicum
Ljubljanski madrigalisti, Matjaz Scek (Director)

3:53 am
Petko Stainov (1896-1977)
Paidoushko Horo
Bulgarian Television and Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vassil Stefanov (Conductor)

3:56 am
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Keyboard Concerto No.5 in F minor (BWV.1056) (Moderato; Largo; Presto)
Angela Hewitt (Piano), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (Conductor)

4:07 am
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
The Three Wonders from The tale of Tsar Saltan - suite (Op.57)
BBC Philharmonic, Vassily Sinaisky (Conductor)

4:15 am
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Rondo a capriccio in G major Op.129 (Rage over a lost penny) for piano
Pavel Kolesnikov (Piano)

4:21 am
Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759)
Lascia la spina, from Il Trionfo del tempo e del disinganno
Julia Lezhneva (Soprano), Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra, Giovanni Antonini (Conductor)

4:31 am
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Overture (Der Schauspieldirektor, K486)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Ivor Bolton (Conductor)

4:36 am
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Introduction and allegro
Tinka Muradori (Flute), Josip Nochta (Clarinet), Paula Uršic (Harp), Zagreb String Quartet

4:47 am
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Intermezzo (Op.117 No.1) in E flat major "Schlummerlied"
Khatia Buniatishvili (Piano)

4:54 am
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op.90 (Italian)
Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra, Giovanni Antonini (Conductor)

5:22 am
Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759)
Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 6, No 4
Sixth Floor Ensemble, Anssi Mattila (Conductor)

5:33 am
Leoš Janáček (1854-1928)
Vlci stopa (The wolf's trail) for soprano, female choir & piano
Susse Lillesøe (Soprano), Danish National Radio Choir, Per Salo (Piano), Stefan Parkman (Conductor)

5:41 am
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
For Children - Book 1 (nos.1-6)
Martá Fábián (Cimbalom), Agnes Szakaly (Cimbalom)

5:46 am
Claude Debussy
Children's Corner
Roger Woodward (Piano)

6:04 am
Louis Spohr (1784-1859)
String Sextet in C, Op 140
Wiener Streichsextett (Sextet)

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

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

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Joseph Haydn

    String Quartet in F, Op.77, No 2,

    Ensemble: Jasper Quartet.
    • USAPM.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    String Octet in E flat Op.20

    Ensemble: Jasper Quartet. Ensemble: Jupiter Quartet.
    • USAPM.
  • George Whitefield Chadwick

    Symphony No.2 in B flat major (Op.21) (1886)

    Orchestra: Albany Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Julius Hegyi.
    • USWGBH.
  • Lou Harrison

    Harp Suite (1952-1977)

    Performer: David Tannenbaum. Performer: William Winant. Performer: Scott Evans. Performer: Joel Davel.
    • USWGBH.
  • Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    Pasquinade (c.1863)

    Performer: Michael Lewin.
    • USWGBH.
  • Toivo Kuula

    Orjan poika [The Son of the Slave] Op.14 (1910)

    Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Choir: Suomen Laula Choir. Conductor: Jussi Jalas.
    • FIYLE.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Rakastava - suite for string orchestra (Op.14)

    Orchestra: Danish Radio Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Hannu Koivula.
    • DKDR.
  • Ernst Mielck

    Concert piece for piano and orchestra (Op.9)

    Performer: Liisa Pohjola. Orchestra: Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Petri Sakari.
    • FIYLE.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in G minor for Strings and continuo (RV.157)

    Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico.
    • PLPR.
  • Fanny Hensel

    Allegro moderato (Song without words), Op 8, No 1 (1840)

    Performer: Sylviane Deferne.
    • Felix & Fanny: The Last Rose of Summer.
    • CACBC.
  • Jacobus Gallus

    2 Motets from Opus Musicum

    Ensemble: Ljubljanski madrigalisti. Director: Matjaz Scek.
    • SIRTVS.
  • Petko Stainov

    Paidoushko Horo

    Orchestra: Bulgarian Television and Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Vassil Stefanov.
    • BGBNR.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Keyboard Concerto No.5 in F minor (BWV.1056) (Moderato; Largo; Presto)

    Performer: Angela Hewitt. Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CACBC.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Three Wonders from The tale of Tsar Saltan - suite (Op.57)

    Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Vassily Sinaisky.
    • GBBBC.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Rondo a capriccio in G major Op.129 (Rage over a lost penny)

    Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
    • GBBBC.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Lascia la spina, from Il Trionfo del tempo e del disinganno

    Singer: Julia Lezhneva. Orchestra: Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • PLPR.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Overture (Der Schauspieldirektor, K486)

    Ensemble: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Ivor Bolton.
    • NONRK.
  • Maurice Ravel

    Introduction and allegro

    Performer: Tinka Muradori. Performer: Josip Nochta. Performer: Paula Ursic. Ensemble: Zagreb String Quartet.
    • HRHRT.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo (Op.117 No.1) in E flat major "Schlummerlied"

    Performer: Khatia Buniatishvili.
    • GBBBC.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op.90 (Italian)

    Orchestra: Wroclaw Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • PLPR.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Concerto Grosso in A minor, Op 6, No 4

    Ensemble: Sixth Floor Ensemble. Conductor: Anssi Mattila.
    • FIYLE.
  • Leos Janáček

    Vlci stopa (The wolf's trail) for soprano, female choir & piano

    Performer: Per Salo. Singer: Susse Lillesoe. Choir: Danish National Radio Choir. Conductor: Stefan Parkman.
    • DKDR.
  • Béla Bartók

    For Children - Book 1 (nos.1-6)

    Performer: Márta Fábián. Performer: Agnes Szakaly.
    • HUMR.
  • Claude Debussy

    Children's Corner

    Performer: Roger Woodward.
    • AUABC.
  • Louis Spohr

    String Sextet in C, Op 140

    Ensemble: Wiener Streichsextett.
    • NCRV.

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