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  1. Howard Skempton

    Robert Worby presents recordings of music by Howard Skempton.

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2014

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  2. Duncan Ward, Tarik O'Regan, Huw Watkins, Jennifer Walshe

    Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents the BBC NOW performing at the 2014 Vale of Glamorgan Festival.

    First broadcast: 27 Sep 2014

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  3. Georg Friedrich Haas

    Robert Worby presents a focus on the music of Austrian composer Georg Friedrich Haas.

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2014

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  4. The Arditti Quartet at 40

    Ivan Hewett presents a celebration of the work of the Arditti Quartet, founded in 1974

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  5. Elliott Carter in Glasgow

    Tom Service presents the BBC SSO performing music by Elliott Carter.

    First broadcast: 30 Aug 2014

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  6. Smith Quartet and Joby Burgess

    Robert Worby with performances from the Smith Quartet and percussionist Joby Burgess.

    First broadcast: 23 Aug 2014

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  7. Sonorities 2014

    Robert Worby introduces electronic music by Jean-Claude Risset.

    First broadcast: 02 Aug 2014

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  8. Harrison Birtwistle

    Tom Service presents a celebration of the 80th birthday of Harrison Birtwistle.

    First broadcast: 19 Jul 2014

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  9. New Music Biennial

    Featuring performances given at the first-ever New Music Biennial

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  10. Luca Francesconi's Quartett, Composers' Rooms: Harrison Birtwistle

    With Francesconi's Quartett and Composers' Rooms: Harrison Birtwistle.

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2014

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  11. Aldeburgh Festival 2014

    Highlights from Klangforum Wien's event at Aldeburgh 2014, with music by Tristan Murail.

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2014

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  12. Emulsion Festival 2014

    Highlights from the 2014 Emulsion Festival at Village Underground in London.

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2014

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  13. Witten New Music Days

    Tom Service listens to world premieres from the 2014 Witten New Music Days festival.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2014

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  14. Glasgow Tectonics Festival 2014

    Robert Worby presents music from the 2014 Tectonics festival in Glasgow

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  15. Max Richter's Memoryhouse

    Max Richter's Memoryhouse, Hanna Tuulikki in Composers' Rooms and John Cage's HPSCHD.

    First broadcast: 17 May 2014

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  16. Return to the 2014 Frontiers Festival

    Robert Worby presents more highlights from the Birmingham Frontiers Festival.

    First broadcast: 10 May 2014

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  17. Jonathan Harvey's Glasgow Trilogy

    Sara Mohr-Pietsch celebrates the music of Jonathan Harvey, with his Glasgow Trilogy.

    First broadcast: 03 May 2014

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  18. Frontiers Festival 2014

    Robert Worby presents music from the 2014 Frontiers Festival in Birmingham.

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2014

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  19. Roscoe Mitchell, Fred Frith, George Lewis

    Ed McKeon presents orchestral music by Roscoe Mitchell, Fred Frith and George Lewis.

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2014

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  20. The Delta Saxophone Quartet at 30

    Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents music from the Delta Saxophone Quartet and by Richard Skelton.

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2014

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  21. European Festivals

    Tom Service presents new music from two European festivals: Gaudeamus and Donaueschingen.

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2014

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  22. Hans Werner Henze

    A concert in celebration of the music of German composer Hans Werner Henze.

    First broadcast: 29 Mar 2014

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  23. Live at Southbank Centre: Max de Wardener Live Set

    Robert Worby presents live music from Max de Wardener, plus Frank Zappa and Harry Partch.

    First broadcast: 22 Mar 2014

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  24. French Focus

    Ivan Hewett with music by Boulez, Eric Tanguy, Pascal Dusapin and Bernard Parmegiani.

    First broadcast: 15 Mar 2014

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  25. Poul Ruders, Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen

    Ivan Hewett introduces music by Poul Ruders and Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2014

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  26. British Chamber and Orchestral Music

    Robert Worby with music by David Horne, Joe Duddell, Gordon Crosse and Philip Grange.

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 2014

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  27. James MacMillan

    James MacMillan conducts his own music with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

    First broadcast: 22 Feb 2014

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  28. London Sinfonietta, George Benjamin

    New works by Simon Steen-Anderson, Rebecca Saunders, Edmund Finnis and Francisco Coll.

    First broadcast: 15 Feb 2014

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  29. Sounds of Japan

    Music by Japanese composers Toru Takemitsu, Toshi Ichiyanagi and Keiko Harada.

    First broadcast: 08 Feb 2014

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  30. Olga Neuwirth - American Lulu

    Tom Service introduces Olga Neuwirth's American Lulu performed at the Young Vic in London.

    First broadcast: 01 Feb 2014

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