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Romanian Unification Day

Celebrating the Centenary of the Great Union with music from the Romanian Radio Archives. Jonathan Swain presents.

Celebrating the Centenary of the Great Union with music from the Romanian Radio Archives. Jonathan Swain presents.

01:01 AM
Anton Pann (1796-1854)
Awaken Romanian
Romanian Academic Choir, Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Ciprian Tutu (Conductor)

01:06 AM
Tiberiu Olah (1928-2002)
Michael the Brave enters Alba Iulia
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Horia Andreescu (Conductor)

01:08 AM
Alexandru Flechtenmacher (1823-1898)
Union Hora
Romanian Radio Academic Choir, Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Paul Popescu (Conductor)

01:11 AM
Paul Constantinescu (1909 - 1963)
Dance from Oltenia
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, George Georgescu (Conductor)

01:15 AM
Tiberiu Brediceanu (1877-1968)
Four Symphonic Dances
George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Mihai Brediceanu (Conductor)

01:25 AM
Paul Constantinescu
Today the Virgin
Romanian Radio Academic Choir, Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Horia Andreescu (Conductor)

01:29 AM
Sabin Dragoi (1894-1968)
Carol
Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra, Ludovic Bacs (Conductor)

01:37 AM
Martian Negrea (1893-1973)
Isbuc (intermittent spring)
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Petre Bocotan (Conductor)

01:41 AM
Ion Vidu (1863-1931)
Echoes from Ardeal
Romanian Radio Academic Choir (Soloist), Aurel Grigoras (Conductor)

01:48 AM
Constantin Dimitrescu (1847-1928)
Peasant Dance op 15
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Paul Popescu (Conductor)

01:52 AM
Paul Constantinescu
Miorița (The Little Ewe)
Romanian Radio Academic Choir, Dan Mihai Goia (Conductor)

02:06 AM
Gheorghe Danga (1905-1959)
Romanian folk dance
Romanian Radio Children's Choir, Eugenia Vacarescu Necula (Conductor)

02:08 AM
Ciprian Porumbescu (1853-1883)
Ballad for violin and piano
Razvan Stoica (Violin), Andreea Stoica (Piano)

02:14 AM
Iosif Ivanovici (1845-1902)
The Waves of the Danube
Romanian Radio Academic Choir, Romanian National Radio Choir, Iosif Conta (Conductor)

02:19 AM
Adrian Naidin (b.1974)
Ai huri,huratu
Adrian Naidin (Singer)

02:23 AM
Dinu Lipatti (1917-1950)
Satrarii, Suite for Orchestra, Op. 2 (1934)
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Horia Andreescu (Conductor)

02:48 AM
Dinu Lipatti
Improvisation for violin, cello & piano
Stefan Gheorghiu (Violin), Radu Aldulescu (Cello), Miron Soarec (Piano)

02:54 AM
Anton Pann (1796-1854)
Awaken Romanian
Romanian Academic Choir, Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Ciprian Tutu (Conductor)

03:01 AM
Max Bruch (1838-1920)
Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor (Op.26)
Ion Voicu (Violin), Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Emanuel Elenescu (Conductor)

03:24 AM
Dinu Lipatti
Sonatina for the left hand
Dinu Lipatti (Piano)

03:33 AM
Theodor Rogalski (1901-1954)
3 Romanian Dances
Romanian Youth Orchestra, Cristian Mandeal (Conductor)

03:45 AM
Mihail Jora (1891-1971)
Sonatine for piano Op 44
Ilinca Dumitrescu (Piano)

03:56 AM
Paul Constantinescu
Free Variations on Byzantine theme for cello and orchestra
Catalin Ilea (Cello), Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Carol Litvin (Conductor)

04:07 AM
Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
Sarabande, Gigue & Badinerie
Ion Voicu (Violin), Bucharest Chamber Orchestra, Madalin Voicu (Conductor)

04:14 AM
Dinu Lipatti
2 Nocturnes for piano (1939)
Viniciu Moroianu (Piano)

04:22 AM
Alfred Alessandrescu (1893-1959)
Symphonic sketch "Autumn Dawn"
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Constantin Bobescu (Conductor)

04:32 AM
Jonel Perlea (1900-1970)
Lullaby - for solo piano
Remus Manoleanu (Piano)

04:37 AM
George Enescu (1881-1955)
Violin Sonata torso, from incomplete Sonata
Clara Cernat (Violin), Thierry Huillet (Piano)

04:52 AM
Mihail Andricu (1894-1974)
Sinfonietta No.13 (Op.123)
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Emanuel Elenescu (Conductor)

05:01 AM
George Enescu
Romanian Rhapsody No 1 in A major, Op 11
Romanian Youth Orchestra, Cristian Mandeal (Conductor)

05:14 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
French suite for keyboard no.2 (BWV.813) in C minor
Cristian Niculescu (Piano)

05:28 AM
Traditional
Trei cantece de stea din Dobrogea
Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Romanian Madrigal Choir, Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Tiberiu Soare (Conductor)

05:32 AM
Ion Dimitrescu (1913-1996)
Symphonic Prelude
Romanian Youth Orchestra, Cristian Mandeal (Conductor)

05:41 AM
Dinu Lipatti
Aubade for wind quartet
Nicolae Maxim (Flute), Radu Chisu (Oboe), Valeriu Barbuceanu (Clarinet), Mihai Tanasila (Bassoon)

06:02 AM
George Enescu
Isis - Symphonic Poem
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Romanian National Radio Choir, Camil Marinescu (Conductor)

06:22 AM
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
Romeo & Juliet fantasy overture
Romanian National Radio Orchestra, Alexander Rudin (Conductor)

06:43 AM
Dinu Lipatti
Piano Concertino, 'en style ancien', Op 3
Mihail Horia (Piano), Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra, Horia Andreescu (Conductor)

6 hours

Music Played

  • Anton Pann

    Awaken Romanian

    Lyricist: Andrei Mureșanu. Choir: Romanian Academic Choir. Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Ciprian Tutu.
    • ROROR.
  • Tiberiu Olah

    Michael the Brave enters Alba Iulia

    Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Horia Andreescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Alexandru Flechtenmacher

    Union Hora

    Choir: Romanian Radio Academic Choir. Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Paul Popescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Paul Constantinescu

    Dance from Oltenia

    Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: George Georgescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Tiberiu Brediceanu

    Four Symphonic Dances

    Orchestra: George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Mihai Brediceanu.
    • ROROR.
  • Paul Constantinescu

    Today the Virgin

    Choir: Romanian Radio Academic Choir. Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Horia Andreescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Sabin Drăgoi

    Carol

    Orchestra: Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Ludovic Bács.
    • ROROR.
  • Marțian Negrea

    Isbuc (intermittent spring)

    Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Petre Bocotan.
    • ROROR.
  • Ion Vidu

    Echoes from Ardeal

    Performer: Romanian Radio Academic Choir. Conductor: Aurel Grigoraș.
    • ROROR.
  • Constantin Dimitrescu

    Peasant Dance op 15

    Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Paul Popescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Paul Constantinescu

    Miorița (The Little Ewe)

    Choir: Romanian Radio Academic Choir. Conductor: Dan Mihai Goia.
    • ROROR.
  • Gheorghe Danga

    Romanian folk dance

    Choir: Romanian Radio Children's Choir. Conductor: Eugenia Vacarescu Necula.
    • ROROR.
  • Ciprian Porumbescu

    Ballad for violin and piano

    Performer: Razvan Stoica. Performer: Andreea Stoica.
    • ROROR.
  • Iosif Ivanovici

    The Waves of the Danube

    Choir: Romanian Radio Academic Choir. Orchestra: Corul Academic Radio. Conductor: Iosif Conta.
    • ROROR.
  • Adrian Naidin

    Ai huri,huratu

    Singer: Adrian Naidin.
    • ROROR.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    Satrarii, Suite for Orchestra, Op. 2 (1934)

    Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Horia Andreescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    Improvisation for violin, cello & piano (dedicated to Miron Soarec)

    Performer: Ştefan Gheorghiu. Performer: Radu Aldulescu. Performer: Miron Soarec.
    • ROROR.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26

    Performer: Ion Voicu. Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Emanuel Elenescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    Sonatina for the left hand

    Performer: Dinu Lipatti.
    • ROROR.
  • Theodor Rogalski

    3 Romanian Dances

    Orchestra: Romanian Youth Orchestra. Conductor: Cristian Mandeal.
    • ROROR.
  • Mihail Jora

    Sonatine for piano Op 44

    Performer: Ilinca Dumitrescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Paul Constantinescu

    Free Variations on Byzantine theme for cello and orchestra

    Performer: Cătălin Ilea. Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Carol Litvin.
    • ROROR.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Sarabande, Gigue & Badinerie

    Performer: Ion Voicu. Orchestra: Bucharest Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Mădălin Voicu.
    • ROROR.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    2 Nocturnes for piano (1939)

    Performer: Viniciu Moroianu.
    • ROROR.
  • Alfred Alessandrescu

    Symphonic sketch "Autumn Dawn"

    Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Constantin Bobescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Jonel Perlea

    Lullaby - for solo piano

    Performer: Remus Manoleanu.
    • ROROR.
  • George Enescu

    Violin Sonata torso, from incomplete Sonata

    Performer: Clara Cernat. Performer: Thierry Huillet.
    • ROROR.
  • Mihail Andricu

    Sinfonietta No.13 (Op.123)

    Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Emanuel Elenescu.
    • ROROR.
  • George Enescu

    Romanian Rhapsody No 1 in A major, Op 11

    Orchestra: Romanian Youth Orchestra. Conductor: Cristian Mandeal.
    • ROROR.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    French suite for keyboard no.2 (BWV.813) in C minor

    Performer: Cristian Niculescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Trad.

    Trei cantece de stea din Dobrogea (Steaua sus rasare)

    Singer: Angela Gheorghiu. Choir: Romanian Madrigal Choir. Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Tiberiu Soare.
    • ROROR.
  • Ion Dimitrescu

    Symphonic Prelude

    Orchestra: Romanian Youth Orchestra. Conductor: Cristian Mandeal.
    • ROROR.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    Aubade for wind quartet

    Performer: Nicolae Maxim. Performer: Radu Chisu. Performer: Valeriu Barbuceanu. Performer: Mihai Tanasila.
    • ROROR.
  • George Enescu

    Isis - Symphonic Poem

    Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Choir: Corul Academic Radio. Conductor: Camil Marinescu.
    • ROROR.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Romeo & Juliet fantasy overture

    Orchestra: National Radio Orchestra of Romania. Conductor: Alexander Rudin.
    • ROROR.
  • Dinu Lipatti

    Piano Concertino, 'en style ancien', Op 3

    Performer: Mihail Horia. Orchestra: Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Horia Andreescu.
    • ROROR.

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