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Highs and lows

Music inspired by the majesty of mountains and valleys, including Strauss's Alpine Symphony. John Shea presents.

Music inspired by the majesty of mountains and valleys, including Strauss's Alpine Symphony. John Shea presents.

12:31 AM
Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897-1957)
Violin Concerto in D, op 35
Simone Lamsma (violin), RTE National Symphony Orchestra, Kazuki Yamada (conductor)

12:58 AM
Eugene Ysaye (1858-1931)
Sonata for Violin in A minor, Op 27 No 2 (Les furies. Allegro furioso)
Simone Lamsma (violin)

01:02 AM
Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
An Alpine Symphony
RTE National Symphony Orchestra, Kazuki Yamada (conductor)

01:58 AM
Traditional Swedish, David Wikander (arranger)
Om alla berg och dalar (If all the hills and valleys)
Swedish Radio Choir, Eric Ericson (conductor)

01:59 AM
Nigel Westlake (b.1958)
Winter in the Forgotten Valley
Guitar Trek, Timothy Kain (guitar), Fiona Walsh (guitar), Richard Strasser (guitar), Peter Constant (guitar)

02:11 AM
Alphons Diepenbrock (1862-1921), Eduard Reeser (arranger)
Lydische Nacht (1913) (version for orchestra only)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Hans Vonk (conductor)

02:31 AM
Clara Schumann (1819-1896)
Piano Trio in G minor, Op 17
Eva Zurbrugg (violin), Angela Schwartz (cello), Erika Radermacher (piano)

02:59 AM
Sergey Rachmaninov (1873-1943), Konstantin Balmont (author)
The Bells (Kolokola) for soloists, chorus and orchestra (Op.35)
Pavel Kourchoumov (tenor), Roumiana Bareva (soprano), Stoyan Popov (baritone), Sons de la mer Mixed Choir, Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vassil Stefanov (conductor)

03:37 AM
Hugo Wolf (1860-1903)
3 songs "Der du von dem Himmel", "Koeniglich Gebet" & "Dank des Paria"
Albena Kechlibareva Bernstein (mezzo soprano), Stefan Dalchev (organ)

03:45 AM
Marin Goleminov (1908-2000)
Sonata for solo cello
Anatoli Krastev (cello)

03:53 AM
Frank Martin (1890-1974), William Shakespeare (author)
Five Songs of Ariel for 16 voices
Myra Kroese (contralto), Netherlands Chamber Choir, Tonu Kaljuste (conductor)

04:05 AM
Grace Williams (1906-1977)
Sea Sketches (1944)
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Roy Goodman (conductor)

04:23 AM
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
L' Isle joyeuse
Philippe Cassard (piano)

04:31 AM
Fernando Lopes-Graca (1906-1994)
3 Portuguese Dances, Op 32 (1941)
Portuguese Symphony Orchestra, Wolfgang Rennert (conductor)

04:38 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Prelude and fugue for organ (BWV 561) in A minor
Norbert Bartelsman (organ)

04:47 AM
Karol Jozef Lipinski (1790-1861)
Adagio from Violin Concerto in F sharp minor No 1
Albrecht Breuninger (violin), Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Wojciech Rajski (conductor)

04:57 AM
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Restate! Presso all mia persona, Duet between King of Spain and Posa
Nicolai Ghiuselev (bass), Vladimir Stoyanov (baritone), Sofia Symphony Orchestra, Boris Hinchev (conductor)

05:11 AM
Gyorgy Ligeti (1923-2006)
Three Nonsense Madrigals (1988-1989)
King's Singers

05:19 AM
Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
No. 7 Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest from Preludes - book 1
Shai Wosner (piano)

05:23 AM
Harold Arlen (1905-1986), Unknown (arranger)
Somewhere over the Rainbow
I Cameristi Italiani

05:26 AM
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Toccata in D major, BWV 912
Leif Ove Andsnes (piano)

05:38 AM
Georges Auric (1899-1983), Philip Lane (arranger)
The Lavender Hill Mob (Suite)
BBC Philharmonic, Rumon Gamba (conductor)

05:46 AM
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Symphony No 33 in B flat major, K 319
Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck (conductor)

06:07 AM
Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
Las cuatro estaciones portenas (1969)
Musica Camerata Montreal

Release date:

6 hours

On radio

Wednesday 00:30

Broadcast

  • Wednesday 00:30