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Holst, Britten, Delius and Elgar

1934 was a year of great change in English Music. Aargau Philharmonic commemorates the passing of three great British composers and looks to the future with Benjamin Britten.

1934 was a year of great change in English Music. Of these four composers only Britten survived it. In this concert recorded in Baden, Germany, Douglas Bostock and Argovia Philharmonic commemorate the passing of three great British composers and look to the new hope for the future, Benjamin Britten. John Shea presents.

12:31 AM
Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
The Perfect Fool, Op 39, ballet music
Argovia Philharmonic, Douglas Bostock (conductor)

12:43 AM
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Piano Concerto, Op 13
Oliver Schnyder (piano), Argovia Philharmonic, Douglas Bostock (conductor)

01:20 AM
Frederick Delius (1862-1934)
In a Summer Garden
Argovia Philharmonic, Douglas Bostock (conductor)

01:36 AM
Edward Elgar (1857-1934), Gordon Jacob (orchestrator)
Organ Sonata in G, Op 28
Argovia Philharmonic, Douglas Bostock (conductor)

02:02 AM
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Symphony No.99 (H.1.99) in E flat major
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, James Clark (conductor)

02:31 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Trio Sonata in C minor from 'Musikalischen Opfer' (BWV.1079)
Tom Ottar Andreassen (flute), Frode Larsen (violin), Emery Cardas (cello), Knut Johannessen (harpsichord)

02:50 AM
Grazyna Pstrokonska-Nawratil (1947-)
Eternel - for soprano, boys' choir, mixed choir and orchestra (1984)
Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Izabella Klosinska (soprano), Cracow Philharmonic Boys' Choir, Cracow Polish Radio Choir, Antoni Wit (conductor)

03:22 AM
Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
El Salón México
San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

03:34 AM
Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
Vocalise
Polina Pasztircsák (soprano), Zoltan Kocsis (piano)

03:40 AM
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Gigues - from Images for Orchestra
BBC Philharmonic, Juanjo Mena (conductor)

03:48 AM
Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937)
Etudes (Op.33)
Jerzy Godziszewski (piano)

04:02 AM
Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
Sarabande, Gigue & Badinerie
Ion Voicu (violin), Bucharest Chamber Orchestra, Madalin Voicu (conductor)

04:10 AM
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736)
Violin Concerto in B flat major
Andrea Keller (violin), Concerto Koln

04:23 AM
Anonymous
Wie Schon leuchet der Morgenstern
Vincent van Laar (organ)

04:31 AM
Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Hymn to St Cecilia for chorus Op 27
BBC Singers, David Hill (conductor)

04:41 AM
Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Franz Liszt (arranger)
Der Atlas from "Schwanengesang" (D.957)
Erika Lux (piano)

04:44 AM
Franz Schubert (1797-1828), Ludwig Rellstab (lyricist)
Standchen from Schwanengesang (D.957)
Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Manuel Garcia Morante (piano)

04:49 AM
Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Rienzi Overture
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Mariss Jansons (conductor)

05:01 AM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio - aria for soprano and orchestra (K.418)
Cyndia Sieden (soprano), Prima La Musica, Dirk Vermeulen (conductor)

05:08 AM
Dora Pejacevic (1885-1923)
Nocturne for orchestra
Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra (soloist), Pavle Despalj (conductor)

05:13 AM
Malcolm Arnold (1921-2006), John P.Paynter (arranger)
Little Suite for Brass Band No.1, Op 80
Edmonton Wind Ensemble, Harry Pinchin (conductor)

05:21 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude, Fugue & Allegro in E flat major (BWV 998)
Konrad Junghanel (lute)

05:35 AM
Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915)
Sonata no 9 in F major "Black Mass", Op 68
Tanel Joamets (piano)

05:45 AM
John Thrower (b.1951)
Improvisation on a Blue Theme
Joaquin Valdepenas (clarinet), CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Mario Bernardi (conductor)

06:02 AM
Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)
String Quartet No 12 in F major, Op 96, 'American'
Pavel Haas Quartet

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Music Played

  • Gustav Holst

    The Perfect Fool, Op 39, ballet music

    Orchestra: Aargau Philharmonic. Conductor: Douglas Bostock.
    • CHSRF.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Piano Concerto, Op 13

    Performer: Oliver Schnyder. Orchestra: Aargau Philharmonic. Conductor: Douglas Bostock.
    • CHSRF.
  • Frederick Delius

    In a Summer Garden

    Orchestra: Aargau Philharmonic. Conductor: Douglas Bostock.
    • CHSRF.
  • Edward Elgar

    Organ Sonata in G, Op 28

    Orchestrator: Gordon Jacob. Orchestra: Aargau Philharmonic. Conductor: Douglas Bostock.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Symphony No.99 (H.1.99) in E flat major

    Ensemble: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: James Clark.
    • GBBBC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Trio Sonata in C minor from 'Musikalischen Opfer' (BWV.1079)

    Performer: Tom Ottar Andreassen. Performer: Frode Larsen. Performer: Emery Cardas. Performer: Knut Johannessen.
    • NONRK.
  • Grażyna Pstrokońska-Nawratil

    Eternel - for soprano, boys' choir, mixed choir and orchestra (1984)

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Singer: Izabella Klosinska. Choir: Cracow Philharmonic Boys' Choir. Choir: Cracow Polish Radio Choir. Conductor: Antoni Wit.
    • PLPR.
  • Aaron Copland

    El Salón México

    Orchestra: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: Michael Tilson Thomas.
    • USWCLV.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise

    Performer: Zoltán Kocsis. Singer: Polina Pasztircsák.
    • HUMTVA.
  • Claude Debussy

    Gigues - from Images for Orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Juanjo Mena.
    • GBBBC.
  • Karol Szymanowski

    Etudes, Op 33

    Performer: Jerzy Godziszewski.
    • PLPR.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Sarabande, Gigue & Badinerie

    Performer: Ion Voicu. Orchestra: Bucharest Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Mădălin Voicu.
    • ROROR.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    Violin Concerto in B flat major

    Performer: Andrea Keller. Ensemble: Concerto Köln.
    • DEWDR.
  • Anonymous

    Wie Schon leuchet der Morgenstern [from the Lubbenauer Orgeltabulatur]

    Performer: Vincent van Laar.
    • NLNOS.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Hymn to St Cecilia for chorus Op 27

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • GBBBC.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Atlas from "Schwanengesang" (D.957)

    Performer: Erika Lux. Music Arranger: Franz Liszt.
    • HUMR.
  • Franz Schubert

    Standchen from Schwanengesang (D.957)

    Performer: Manuel Garcia Morante. Lyricist: Ludwig Rellstab. Singer: Victoria de los Ángeles.
    • ESCAT.
  • Richard Wagner

    Rienzi Overture

    Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Conductor: Mariss Jansons.
    • NLNPO.
  • 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.
  • Dora Pejačević

    Nocturne for orchestra

    Performer: Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Pavle Dešpalj.
    • HRHRT.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Little Suite for Brass Band No.1, Op 80

    Music Arranger: John P.Paynter. Ensemble: Edmonton Wind Ensemble. Conductor: Harry Pinchin.
    • CACBC.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Prelude, Fugue & Allegro in E flat major (BWV 998)

    Performer: Konrad Junghänel.
    • DEWDR.
  • Alexander Scriabin

    Sonata no 9 in F major "Black Mass", Op 68

    Performer: Tanel Joamets.
    • AUABC.
  • John Thrower

    Improvisation on a Blue Theme

    Performer: Joaquín Valdepeñas. Orchestra: CBC Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Mario Bernardi.
    • CACBC.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    String Quartet No 12 in F major, Op 96, 'American'

    Ensemble: Pavel Haas Quartet.
    • CHSRF.

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