Music Through the Night

Whether you're working a shift or listening from your pillow, the uninterrupted sounds of Music Through the Night keep you company through the wee hours from midnight to 6am.

12:00 AM Today

Disc 1

HAYDN: Symphonies, No 45 in F# minor, Farewell; No 46 in B; No 47 in G - Hanover Band/Roy Goodman (Hyperion CDA 66522)

1:15 approx - Disc 2

PAISIELLO: Piano Concertos, No 2 in F; No 4 in G minor; No 3 in A; No 6 in Bb - Mariaclara Monetti (pno), English CO/Stephanie Gonley (ASV CD DCA 872)

2:25 approx - Disc 3

HANDEL: Cantatas, Haec est Regina virginum; Ah! Che troppo ineguali; Donna, che in ciel di tanta luce splendi; Il pianto di Maria, Giunta l'ora fatal - Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo), Musica Antiqua Cologne/Reinhard Goebel (Archiv 439 866)

3:40 approx - Disc 4

MARTINU: Sonata for flute, violin & piano; Promenades for flute, violin & harpsichord; Sonata for flute & piano; Five Madrigal Stanzas for violin & piano; Scherzo for flute & piano; Madrigal-sonata for flute, violin & piano - Angèle Dubeau (vln), Marc-André Hamelin (pno/hpschd), Alain Marion (fl) (Analekta FL 2 3031)

4:50 approx - Disc 5

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: Orchestral Suites, Suite from The Snow Maiden; Suite from The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitzeh and the Maiden Fevroniya; Nuit sur le Mont Triglav - Russian National Orchestra/Mikhail Pletnev (PTC 5186 362)

12:00 AM Tomorrow

Words & Music

Five programmes in which Brian Kay explores some favourite territory displaying the words and music in perfect combination

(4) Noel Coward (RNZ)

12:00 approx - Disc 1

PÄRT: Symphony No 4, Los Angeles - Los Angeles Phil/Esa-Pekka Salonen

Konan pokajanen, fragments - Estonian Phil Chamber Choir/Tonu Kaljuste (ECM 2160)

1:50 approx - Disc 2

DEBUSSY: String Quartet in G minor Op 10; FAURÉ: String Quartet in E minor Op 121; RAVEL: String Quartet in F - Quatuor Ebène (Virgin 5 19045)

3:10 approx - Disc 3

MISKINIS: Dum medium silentium; O sacrum convivium; Pater noster; Tenebrae factae sunt; Don't leave me, Sun; Seven O Antiphons; Oh, it's getting cold; O Magnum Mysterium; Ave Maria (second setting); Salve Regina; Ave Maria (third setting); Time is endless - Choir of Royal Holloway/Rupert Gough (Hyperion CDA 67818)

4:25 approx - Disc 4

LILBURN: Three Sea Changes; Sonatina No 2; Prelude (1951); From the Port Hills; Sonata (1956); Nine Short Pieces; Adagio Sostenuto; Two Preludes (1951); Sonata (1949) - Margaret Nielson (pno) (Manu CD MANU 1511)