Playlists with tracks by Sibelius

Sunday 4th August 2019
Desert Island Discs
Sir Tim Waterstone, businessman
4 / 8 Tracks
Sir Tim Waterstone, businessman, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne.

Charles Trenet La Mer
Elizabeth Poston Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Edward Elgar The Dream of Gerontius
Sibelius Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82 - 3rd Movement
Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 5 in C sharp minor, IV Adagietto
Karl Goldmark Concerto No. 1 in A minor, op. 28
John Le Mesurier A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Sergey Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor op.18 , Moderato
Sunday 30th June 2019
Desert Island Discs
Jared Diamond, academic and author
2 / 8 Tracks
Jared Diamond, academic and writer, shares the soundtrack of his life with Lauren Laverne

Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 9, IV: Adagio
Johann Sebastian Bach Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 610
Johann Sebastian Bach Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft, BWV 50
Johannes Brahms Intermezzo: Op. 118, No. 2, in A major
Robert Schumann Piano Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 44
SCHUBERT Das Wandern
Sibelius Finlandia - Tone Poem Op. 26
Dvorak Piano Trio in E Minor, Op. 90
Thursday 13th December 2018
Afternoon Concert
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - LIVE
1 / 6 Tracks
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs Clyne, Dvorak and Sibelius in Glasgow.

Antonín Dvořák Cello Concerto in B minor
Sibelius Symphony No. 2 in D major
Frederick Septimus Kelly Six Songs Op.6
Rudi Stephan Groteske
Georges Antoine Piano Quartet in D Minor
Anna Clyne Masquerade
Tuesday 5th June 2018
Afternoon Concert
Ulster Orchestra live in concert
1 / 11 Tracks
Ulster Orchestra play Tchaikovsky and Sibelius live at Ulster Hall and BBC SO play Elgar.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Variations On A Rococo Theme
Éric Tanguy Matka
Cheryl Frances-Hoad Beyond the night sky for chorus
Cheryl Frances-Hoad In the crypt of the wood
Cheryl Frances-Hoad Lordings, listen to our lay
Cheryl Frances-Hoad So true a fool is love for chorus
Cheryl Frances-Hoad The Promised light of life
Cheryl Frances-Hoad The Tym is all ronne for chorus
Edward Elgar Symphony No.2 in Eb Op.63
Sibelius Symphony No. 7
Augusta Holmès La Vision de la Reine
Sunday 19th March 2017
The Listening Service
Music - It's About Time
7 / 20 Tracks
Tom Service explores how music warps and changes our sense of how time is flowing.

Nino Rota Love theme from Romeo and Juliet
Anton Bruckner Symphony no 5
Anton Webern 6 Bagatelles for String Quartet, Op. 9 - No. 1
G Dub & Taxman Dub and Taxman Warp Speed
Franz Ferdinand Take me Out
Richard Wagner Parsifal
Wagner Die Walkure: Act 3, "Magic Fire Music"
Cozy Powell The Drums are back
György Ligeti Poeme Symphonique
Hildegard von Bingen O virtus Sapientie - antiphon
Bach arr Webern Fuga (Ricercata) a 6 (Musical Offering, BWV1079)
George Frideric Handel Fugue in E minor: Allegro
Fryderyk Chopin Waltz in D-Flat Major, Op. 64, No. 1 "Minute Waltz"
Sibelius Symphony No. 7 In C Major Op.105
Ravi Shankar And Yehudi Menuhin Prabhati (based on Raga Gunkali)
Gottfried Michael Koenig Kontakte
Grieg Peer Gynt - suite no. 1 (Op.46), In the hall of the mountain king
Johannes Ciconia Le ray au soleil
Anon Sur toute fleur la est rose colourie
Sunday 5th February 2017
Words and Music
The Silver Swan
6 / 20 Tracks
Texts and music on the theme of swans, with readers Anthony Calf and Louise Jameson.

Ravel Jeux d'Eaux
Orlando Gibbons The Silver Swan
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Scene - Swan Theme
Tom Rigney The Swan
Johann Sebastian Bach 14 Canons BWV 1087 - Canon Triplex a 6
Hamilton Harty An Irish Symphony - III. In the Antrim Hills - Lento ma non troppo
Einojuhani Rautavaara Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for birds and orchestra) Op.61 (3rd movement)
Tchaikovsky arr Igor Ponomarenko Variations on Swan Lake
B. Merrill, J. Styne The Swan (Funny Girl)
Camille Saint‐Saëns The Swan (The Carnival of the Animals)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos Song of the Black Swan (O Canto do Cysne Negro)
Catriona McKay The Swan 'LK 243' arr. for guitar quartet
Schoenberg Five Orchestral Pieces Op.16, "Summer Morning by a Lake" (excerpt)
Edward Cowie Mute Swan from String Quartet No. 5 Birdsong Bagatelles
Gerald Finzi arr Harvey Brough Clear and Gentle Stream from Seven Part Songs op 17
Trad Ton Alarch (The Swan Song) (excerpt)
Sibelius Symphony no. 5 (Op.82) in E flat major, 3rd movement; Allegro molto
Carl Orff Olim lacus colueram 'The Roasted Swan sings' (Carmina Burana)
Ralph Vaughan Williams The Lake in the mountains
Elena Kats-Chernin Wild swans - concert suite arr. for violin and piano ..., no.2; Eliza's aria
Thursday 16th June 2016
In Tune
Jamie Barton, Gabriel Jackson, Vanessa Benelli Mosell
6 / 16 Tracks
Suzy Klein's guests include Jamie Barton, Gabriel Jackson and Vanessa Benelli Mosell.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Waltz
Antonin Dvorak Gypsy Songs (Songs my mother taught me)
Sibelius Var det en drom?
Johannes Brahms Unbewegte laue Luft
George Frideric Handel Serse - Act 1; Ombra mai fu
Gustav Holst The Planets - suite Op.32: Mercury, the winged messenger
Alexander Scriabin 24 Preludes, Op 11 (selection)
Antonio Vivaldi Sinfonia from Armida al campo d'Egitto (RV.699)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Requiem aeternam from Requiem in D minor, K.626 compl. Sussmayr
Felix Mendelssohn Symphony for string orchestra no. 10 in B minor
Fryderyk Chopin Cello Sonata 3rd movement
Gabriel Jackson The wind blowing and that tide
Gabriel Jackson Missa Triueriensis (Gloria)
Giuseppe Verdi Nabucco - Part 3; Va, pensiero...(Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)
A. Stockhausen Klavierstuck XII – Examination from ‘Thursday from Light’
Friday 10th June 2016
Radio 3 in Concert
Royal Northern Sinfonia - Sibelius, Mozart
3 / 3 Tracks
Royal Northern Sinfonia under Lars Vogt in Sibelius's Symphony No 7 and Mozart's Requiem.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Requiem in D minor K 626
SCHUBERT Sonata in A major D.959
Sibelius Symphony No 7
Sunday 20th December 2015
Christmas Around Europe
Christmas Around Europe, Episode 1
10 / 16 Tracks
With a live concert from Kallio Church in Helsinki and a performance given in Copenhagen.

Jean Sibelius Now is Christmas Coming
Martin Luther Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her
Ahti Sonninen Jouluhymni
Einojuhani Rautavaara Canticum Mariae Virginis
Jean Sibelius The Shining Snows are Driven High
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker - suite Op.71a
Jean Sibelius Now Stands Yule at the Snowy Gate
Einojuhani Rautavaara Marjatan Jouluvirsi
Sibelius Bell Melody of Kallio Church
Sibelius Kellosavel Kallion kirkossa
Armas Maasalo Joulon Kellot
Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov Christmas Eve Suite
Jean Sibelius I Seek not Glory, gold or Might
Jean Sibelius Outside it is Growing Dark
Mikko Heiniö Bogoroditse Devo
Mikko Heiniö Maria aber behielt
Thursday 17th December 2015
Afternoon on 3
Thursday Opera Matinee, Sallinen - The King Goes Forth to France
3 / 5 Tracks
Verity Sharp presents a performance of Sallinen's opera The King Goes Forth to France.

Aulis Sallinen The King goes forth to France, Op. 53 - Act II
Aulis Sallinen The King goes forth to France, Op. 53 - Act III
Aulis Sallinen The King goes forth to France, Op. 53 - Act I
Edvard Grieg Jeg elsker dig Op.5/3
Sibelius Scene 5 from Scaramouche
Tuesday 15th December 2015
Radio 3 in Concert
Northern Lights: BBC National Orchestra of Wales
5 / 7 Tracks
The BBC NOW performs music by Nystroem, Stenhammar, Rautavaara, Leifs and Sibelius.

Rautavaara Cantus Arcticus
Sibelius Tapiola
Wilhelm Stenhammar Piano concerto No 2
Harry Freedman Anerca
Harry Somers North Country
Jón Leifs Geysir
Gösta Nystroem Tempest Prelude
Thursday 10th December 2015
Radio 3 in Concert
Northern Lights: Helsinki Philharmonic
4 / 5 Tracks
The Helsinki Philharmonic and John Storgards play Sibelius from Birmingham.

Sibelius Symphony No 7
Sibelius Violin Concerto, Op 47
Jean Sibelius Karelia Suite, Op 11
Sibelius En Saga
Jaakko Mäntyjärvi Canticum Calamitatis Maritimae
Wednesday 9th December 2015
Afternoon on 3
BBC Performing Groups Live, BBC Philharmonic Live from Salford
2 / 3 Tracks
The BBC Philharmonic performs music by Sibelius, Saariaho and Rautavaara live in Salford.

Sibelius Lemminkainen and the Maidens of Saari
Kaija Saariaho L'Aile du Songe
Einojuhani Rautavaara Symphony No.7
Friday 27th November 2015
Radio 3 in Concert
London Philharmonic Orchestra - Liadov, Prokofiev, Sibelius
6 / 7 Tracks
Live from the Royal Festival Hall, London Philharmonic in Liadov, Prokofiev and Sibelius.

Jean Sibelius Valse Triste
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2
Sibelius Symphony No. 1
Liadov From the Apocalypse
Sibelius Pan and Echo
Frank Bridge Three Idylls
Jean Sibelius Songs for mixed choirs, Op. 23
Sunday 1st November 2015
Words and Music
9 / 15 Tracks
Texts and music on the theme of islands. Readers: Kate Fleetwood and Dominic Mafham.

Gabriel Prokofiev Spheres
Henry Purcell Fairest Isle (King Arthur)
Sibelius Chorus of Winds (The Tempest, Suite No. 2)
Bridge Moonlight (The Sea)
Otto Luening Low Speed
Claude Debussy L’isle joyeuse
Marin Marais Plainte (Suite en sol)
Pierre Boulez Memoriale (... explosante fixe... Originel)
Rautavaara Isle of Bliss / Lintukoto
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Scherzo humoristique, Op.12 No.9, arranged for 4 bassoons from ‘10 pieces, Op.12’
Edgard Varèse Density 21.5
Sir Richard Rodney Bennett Sea Change for chorus (Isle full of Noyses)
Fryderyk Chopin Nocturne in B major Op.32 No.1
György Ligeti Aventures (extract)
Anon / Leonhard Schmidinger (instrumental music) Ssequentia: Victimae paschali laudes
Thursday 8th October 2015
Radio 3 in Concert
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra - Sibelius Symphonies
8 / 8 Tracks
The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performs Sibelius's Symphonies Nos 5, 6 and 7.

Sibelius Symphony No.7 in C
Sibelius The Tryst
Jean Sibelius Symphony No.6 in D minor
Jean Sibelius Symphony No.5 in E flat
Sibelius In Mournful Mood
Sibelius Sigh, rushes, sigh
Sibelius The Diamond on the March Snow
Sibelius The Village Church
Friday 11th September 2015
Essential Classics
Friday - Rob Cowan, plus Sarah Walker with John Lithgow
12 / 18 Tracks
Artist of the week: the Vienna Philharmonic, featured in Schumann's Piano Concerto, Op 54.

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition
Edward Elgar Elegy Op.58
Thomas Tallis O nata lux de lumine
Henri Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No.5
Ludwig van Beethoven IV. Alla danza tedesca (String Quartet in B flat major, Op.130)
Johannes Brahms Academic Festival Overture
Johannes Brahms Hungarian Dance No.7
Johann Strauss II 'Herr Chevalier, ich grusse Sie!' (Die Fledermaus)
Robert Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Aaron Copland Nature, the gentlest mother (12 poems of Emily Dickinson)
Benjamin Britten Passacaglia from Peter Grimes, Op.33b
Domenico Scarlatti Sonata in F minor K.519
anon. Trinkt und Singt
anon. Eg Veit I Himmerik Ei Borg (I Know A Stronghold In Heaven)
Dieterich Buxtehude Canzona for organ (BuxWV166) in C major
Sibelius Pelléas et Mélisande: The Castle Gate; Mélisande; By the sea
Fryderyk Chopin Grande Valse brillante in E flat major, Op.18
Johannes Brahms Theme and Variations (arr. of string sextet No.1 in B flat major Op.18, 2nd mvt)
Sunday 30th August 2015
Words and Music
Wide Open Spaces
10 / 17 Tracks
Texts and music about open spaces, with readers Alexandra Gilbreath and Steve Toussaint.

Thomas Tallis Spem in Alium
Johann Sebastian Bach Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major (Prelude)
Gustav Holst Neptune
Herbie Hancock Maiden Voyage
Richard Strauss On the Summit
Richard Strauss Dangerous Moments
Joseph Haydn Recitative: Im Anfange schuf Gott Himmel und erde
Joseph Haydn Recitative: Und Gott sprach: Es Bringe die Erde Gras Hervor
Sibelius The Oceanides, Op 73
Olivier Messiaen Plusieurs Oiseaux Des Arbres de Vie
Arthur Butterworth The Green Wind, Op. 22
Gerry Goffin and Carole King Up on The Roof
Streiff/Zehnder Wududu
Ludovico Einaudi Still So Early in the World
Masekela/Irving Stimela (the coal train)
Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring (Opening)
Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov We Praise Thee
Friday 21st August 2015
BBC Proms
2015 Season, Prom 47, Prom 47 (part 1): Sibelius, Jon Leifs, Anders Hillborg and Beethoven
1 / 2 Tracks
BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sakari Oramo in Sibelius's Tapiola and Leifs's Organ Concerto

Sibelius Tapiola - Tone Poem Op 112
Leifs Organ Concerto Op.7
Thursday 20th August 2015
In Tune
Fenella Humphreys and Timothy End, Jeremy Denk, Marcus Farnsworth
7 / 18 Tracks
Suzy Klein presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world.

Olivier Messiaen O sacrum convivium
Franz Schubert An die Laute D.905
Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 9 ii) Scherzo: Bewegt, lebhaft – Trio: Schnell -Scherzo
Doudou N'diaye Rose Tabala Ganar
Friedrich Kuhlau Roverborgen, Overture
Antonin Dvorak Symphony No.8 - iii) Allegretto grazioso
Sibelius Valse Op. 81 No. 3
Leonard Bernstein On the town - stage musical: Some other time [duet]
Béla Bartók Sonata Sz.80 for piano [1926] 1st movement; Allegro moderato;
Ludwig van Beethoven Piano Sonata in C minor Op 10 No1; Final mvt: Prestissimo
Benedetto Marcello Ciaccona from Sonata no.12 Opus 2
Matthew Taylor Rondino after Sibelius Op 81 No 2
Cheryl Frances-Hoad Suite for solo violin – 2nd movement
Franz Schubert Frühlingsglaube D.686
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata in F major K.533/494 for piano - 3rd movement: Rondo (K.494)
Franz Schubert Totengräber-Weise D.869
Gustav Holst St Paul's suite (Op.29`2), Finale (The dargason) (Allegro)
Johann Sebastian Bach Partita no. 3 in E major BWV.1006 for violin solo - 2nd Movement
Tuesday 18th August 2015
BBC Proms
2015 Season, Prom 44, Prom 44 (part 2): West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and Daniel Barenboim
3 / 3 Tracks
Daniel Barenboim conducts the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 4.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F minor
Sibelius Valse triste, Op. 44 No. 1
Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka Russlan and Ludmilla: Overture
Monday 17th August 2015
BBC Proms
2015 Season, Prom 43, Prom 43 (part 2): Sibelius - Symphonies Nos 5, 6 and 7
2 / 3 Tracks
Osmo Vanska conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Sibelius's Symphonies Nos 6 and 7.

Sibelius Symphony no. 6 in D minor Op.104
Sibelius Symphony no. 7 in C major Op.105
Cecilia McDowall Church Bells beyond the stars
Monday 20th July 2015
Series 29, Heat 7, 2015
12 / 16 Tracks
Paul Gambaccini chairs the general knowledge music quiz.

Carole King I Feel The Earth Move
Giuseppe Verdi AIDA
Lieutenant Pigeon MOULDY OLD DOUGH
Ramin Djawadi Main Theme (Game of Thrones)
Johann Sebastian Bach Partita in E Major
Ottorino Respighi Pines of Rome: The Pines of the Villa Borghese
London Symphony Orchestra Capriccio Italien
Carl Nielsen An Imaginary Journey To The Faroe Islands
Percy Grainger SHENANDOAH
SIBELIUS Ariel's First Song
Johann Strauss II Komm In Die Gondel from Eine Nacht In Venedig
Franz Schubert Death and the Maiden: Scherzo (3rd mvt)
Richard Wagner O du mein holder Abendstern [Tannhauser], arr. unknown for cello and piano
Jerry Goldsmith Patton: Main Titles
Friday 17th July 2015
BBC Proms
2015 Season, Proms Interval, The Writing on the Wall
1 / 1 Tracks
An exploration of the reasons behind the fall of the Babylonian empire.

Sibelius Belshazzar's Feast suite
Wednesday 24th June 2015
Radio 3 Live in Concert
BBC SO - Sibelius, Helen Grime, Mahler, Bridge, Britten
6 / 6 Tracks
Martyn Brabbins conducts the BBC SO in Sibelius, Helen Grime, Mahler, Bridge and Britten.

Bridge The Sea
Gustav Mahler Lieder eines Fahrenden Gesellen
Ralph Vaughan Williams Five English Songs
Helen Grime Everyone Sang
Sibelius Oceanides Op73
Benjamin Britten Four Sea Interludes and Passacaglia from 'Peter Grimes'
Tuesday 23rd June 2015
Radio 3 Live in Concert
Edge of Sound: Beyond Finlandia
4 / 9 Tracks
BBC CO and folk-pop group Varttina in a concert portraying Finnish myths and legends.

Sibelius Finlandia, Op 26
Sibelius Lemminkainen and the Maidens of the Island
Magnus Lindberg Lindberg: Chorale
Einojuhani Rautavaara Lintukoto (Isle of Bliss)
Värttinä Syyllinen Syli (Faithless Arms)
Värttinä Linnunmieli (A Bird's Mind); Lemmennosto (Love Spell); Emoton (Motherless)
Värttinä Katariina
Värttinä Meri (The Sea); Aijo (Old Man)
Värttinä Leather Whips
Thursday 18th June 2015
Radio 3 Live in Concert
BBC Philharmonic - Nielsen, Mahler
3 / 4 Tracks
BBC Philharmonic in Nielsen's Symphonies Nos 6 and 3, plus music by Mahler.

Carl Nielsen Symphony No. 6 'Sinfonia semplice'
Carl Nielsen Symphony No.3 'Sinfonia espansiva'
Gustav Mahler 4 songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn
SIBELIUS The Flowers, op.85
Saturday 23rd May 2015
Radio 3 Live in Concert
BBC Symphony Orchestra - Sibelius, Rachmaninov, Foulds, Nielsen
2 / 4 Tracks
The BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sakari Oramo in Sibelius, Rachmaninov, Foulds and Nielsen

Sibelius Tapiola
Nielsen Symphony No 6
Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 4
Foulds April – England Op 48/1
Monday 11th May 2015
In Tune
Joseph Tong, Peter Seymour, Oklahoma!
10 / 16 Tracks
Sean Rafferty with pianist Joseph Tong, conductor Peter Seymour and the cast of Oklahoma!

Antonin Dvorak Symphony no.9: finale
Johann Sebastian Bach St Matthew Passion: Blute nur, du liebes Herz
Johann Sebastian Bach St Matthew Passion: Ach, nun ist mein Jesus hin
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Don Giovanni: Overture
Henry Purcell Dido & Aeneas: Overture
Robert Schumann Symphony No. 2 in C, Op. 61
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Swan Lake: Scene - Swan Theme
Gilbert & Sullivan Pirates of Penzance: with cat-like tread
Rogers & Hammerstein Oklahoma: Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'
Rogers & Hammerstein Oklahoma: People Will Say We're In Love
Felix Mendelssohn Symphony no.5 (Reformation): 2nd mvt
Sibelius Kyllikki Op. 411st mvt: Largamente - Allegro
Sibelius Five Pieces 'The Trees' Op. 75 nos. 3, 4, 5 - iii) The Aspen / iv) The Birch / v) The Spruce
Sibelius Five Romantic Pieces Op. 101 nos. 1 and 4 - i) Romance / iv) Humoresque
Robert Schumann Piano Trio no.3, 3rd mvt
Rogers & Hammerstein Oklahoma: All Er Nuthin
Tuesday 21st April 2015
Afternoon on 3
BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC NOW Live from BBC Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff
5 / 7 Tracks
Live from BBC Hoddinott Hall, BBC NOW in Rebel, Ravel, Milhaud, Sibelius and Ginastera.

Aaron Copland Clarinet Concerto
Maurice Ravel Piano Concerto in G major
Sibelius Luonnotar
Darius Milhaud La Creation du Monde
Alberto Ginastera Popol Vuh
Jean [1865-1957] Sibelius Symphony no. 7 (Op. 105) in C major
Rebel Les Elemens - "Chaos'