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

Old Wine in New Bottles

Six programmes in which Brian Kay savours old music which has been renewed or reinvented

(5) Pastiche

Peter Warlock finds inspiration in 16th century dance steps, Stephen Hough gives Rodgers' Carousel a whirl and Glenn Gould shares his wisdom on fugues (RNZ)

1:00 approx - Disc 1

LISZT: From the Cradle to the Grave S107; Orpheus S98; The Ideals S106; Hamlet S104 - New Zealand SO/Michael Halász (Naxos 8.553355)

2:05 approx - Disc 2

OSCAR WILDE: The Happy Prince; The Rose & the Nightingale; The Selfish Giant - John Guilgud (narrator), English String Orch/Youra Guller (Nimbus NI 5036)

3:00 approx - Disc 3

ARNOLD: Oboe Sonatina Op 28; PONCHIELLI: Capriccio; AGUILA: Summer Song Op 26; PASCULLI: Concerto on themes from Donizetti's La favorita; PIERNÉ: Serenade - Katsuya Watanabe (ob), David Johnson (pno) (Profil PH 10001)

4:00 approx - Disc 4

SARASATE: Carmen Fantasy Op 25; Concert Fantasy on Gounod's Roméo et Juliette; Canciones rusas Op 49; Song of the Nightingale Op 29; La chasse Op 44; Jota de Pablo Op 52 - Tianwa Yang (vln), Navarra SO/Ernest Martínez Izquierdo (Naxos 8.572216)

5:00 approx - Disc 5

RESPIGHI: Fountains of Rome; The Birds; Pines of Rome - BBC National Orch of Wales/Tadaaki Otaka, BBC Phil/Patrick Thomas (BBC Music BBC MM 277)

12:00 AM Tomorrow

Disc 1

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis; Partita for double string orchestra; Fantasia on Greensleeves; In the Fen Country; The Lark Ascending - London Festival Orch/Ross Pople (ASV CD DCA 779)

1:10 approx - Disc 2

POULENC: Humoresque; Three Novelettes; Villageoises; 15 Improvisations; Intermezzi, No 2 in Db; No 1 in C; Suite Française d'apres Claude Gervaise; Presto in Bb; Melancolie; Theme & Variations - Eric Parkin (pno) (Chandos CHAN 8847)

2:20 approx - Disc 3

GESUALDO: Tenebrae Responses for Good Friday 1611 - Taverner Choir & Consort/Andrew Parrott (Sony SK 62977)

3:30 approx - Disc 4

HAYDN: Sun Quartets Op 20, No 1 in Eb; No 2 in C; No 3 in G minor - Salomon String Quartet (Hyperion CDA 66621)

4:45 approx - Disc 5

ROSENBERG: Marionetter, Overture; BIZET: Carmen Suite No 1; LARSSON: Dagens stunder; GLINKA: Ruslan & Ludmilla, Overture; SATIE orch Debussy: Two Gymnopédies; SHOSTAKOVICH: Festive Overture; SVENDSEN: Romance for violin & orchestra; ALFVÉN: Vallflickans dans, from Bergakungen - Malmo SO/James DePriest (BIS CD 570)

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