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Texts Across the Centuries

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Jonathan Swain presents a selection of music, beginning with a concert given by British a cappella octet Voces8 in Madrid. Gibbons: O Clap Your Hands; Palestrina: Ave Maria; Stravinsky: Ave Maria; Rachmaninov: Bogoroditse Devo, from Vespers (All-Night Vigil); Arvo Part: Bogoroditse Djevo; Byrd: O Lord, Make Thy Servant Elizabeth Our Queen; Weelkes: As Vesta from Latmos Hill Descending; Britten: Choral Dances, from Gloriana, Op 53; Grieg: Ave, maris stella; Philip Stopford: Ave, maris stella; Tallis: O nata lux; Alec Roth: Night Prayer; Durufle: Ubi caritas; Ola Gjeilo: Ubi caritas; Roxanna Panufnik: Love Endureth; Nat King Cole: Straighten Up and Fly Right. Voces8. 1.30 Britten: Nocturnal after John Dowland for guitar. 1.47 Tavener: The Hidden Treasure. 2.14 Nenov: Theme with variations. 2.31 Bruckner: Symphony No 4 in E flat, Romantic. 3.36 Veracini: Overture VI for 2 oboes, bassoon & strings. 3.47 Gieseking: Chaconne on a Theme by Scarlatti after Keyboard Sonata in D minor, K 32. 3.54 Pederso: 3 songs for 5 voices. 4.01 Rachmaninov: 2 pieces for cello & piano, Op 2. 4.10 Massenet: Ah! tout est bien fini… Ô Souverain, ô juge, ô père" from the opera Le Cid. 4.15 De Fesch: Violin Concerto in C minor, Op 5 No 5. 4.25 Schubert: Polonaise in F, D599, No 4. 4.31 Weber: The Ruler of the Spirits, overture, Op 27. 4.37 Handel: Mi restano le lagrime from Alcina, Act 3 Sc 5. 4.44 Debussy: Premiere Rhapsodie. 4.52 Holmboe: Benedic Domino, anima mea, Op 59a. 5.06 Franck: Choral for organ No 3 in A minor, M 40. 5.18 Beethoven: Sonata quasi una fantasia for piano in C sharp minor, Moonlight. 5.36 Haydn: Symphony No 104 in D, London, H.1.104. 6.01 Veracini: Sonata in F for Violin and Continuo, Op 1 No 12. 6.19 Hartmann: Etudes instructives, Op 53

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