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BBC Symphony Orchestra - Strauss, Grieg, Sibelius, Stravinsky

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  1. Ian Wilson: Winter's Edge

    A performance of Winter's Edge, the first string quartet by Ian Wilson.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2013

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  2. Steve Martland

    The English premiere performance of the late Steve Martland's Sea Songs.

    First broadcast: 08 Jun 2013

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  3. Nicholas Maw

    Music by Nicholas Maw: One foot in Eden still, I stand; Little Suite.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2013

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  4. David Matthews

    David Matthews at 70: Clarinet Quartet, Piano Sonata and Cantiga for soprano and orchestra

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2013

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  5. 30/03/2013

    The BBC Philharmonic in orchestral works by Joe Duddell, Gary Carpenter and David Horne.

    First broadcast: 30 Mar 2013

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  6. Lukas Foss, Goffredo Petrassi

    Goffredo Petrassi's Partita for Orchestra.

    First broadcast: 16 Mar 2013

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  7. Birmingham Contemorary Music Group: Ligeti, Webern

    Birmingham Contemporary Music Group in Ligeti: Melodien and Webern: Six Orchestral Pieces.

    First broadcast: 23 Feb 2013

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  8. Tabakova, Higgins

    Music for wind ensemble by Dobrinka Tabakova and Gavin Higgins.

    First broadcast: 16 Feb 2013

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  9. Niccolo Castiglioni

    Music by Niccolo Castiglioni for piano, choir and orchestra.

    First broadcast: 09 Feb 2013

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  10. Jonathan Harvey - Speakings

    A performance of the late Jonathan Harvey's Speakings for large orchestra with electronics

    First broadcast: 19 Jan 2013

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  11. Philip Cashian - String Quartet

    Philip Cashian's String Quartet played by the Zelkova Quartet in Huddersfield.

    First broadcast: 12 Jan 2013

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  12. 22/09/2012

    BBC SSO play Hans Werne Henze's 8th Symphony, conducted by Matthias Pintscher.

    First broadcast: 22 Sep 2012

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  13. 07/07/2012

    A piano miniature by Marco Stroppa and Three Summer Pieces by Martijn Padding.

    First broadcast: 07 Jul 2012

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  14. Mozart and Beethoven Reinvented

    Mozart and Beethoven as reinvented by Anthony Gilbert and Michael Gordon.

    First broadcast: 30 Jun 2012

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  15. HK Gruber

    HK Gruber conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in his 1999 Proms commission Aerial.

    First broadcast: 23 Jun 2012

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  16. 16/06/2012

    Brian Ferneyhough's 1981 score Lemma-Icon-Epigram played by pianist Richard Uttley.

    First broadcast: 16 Jun 2012

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  17. 09/06/2012

    Two works by Brett Dean from the BBC's Total Immersion events.

    First broadcast: 09 Jun 2012

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  18. Brett Dean - Voice of Angels

    Brett Dean's piano quintet Voices of Angels, given at the BBCSO's Total Immersion events.

    First broadcast: 02 Jun 2012

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  19. Richard Ayres - Noncerto

    Saar Berger (horn) and BBC SSO under Ilan Volkov in Richard Ayres: Noncerto (No 36).

    First broadcast: 26 May 2012

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  20. Unsuk Chin's Su

    Wu Wei (sheng) and the BBC SO under Ilan Volkov in Unsuk Chin's Su.

    First broadcast: 12 May 2012

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  21. Fretwork: New works for Old Instruments

    Fretwork in music by Tan Dun, Andrew Keeling, Christopher Robert and Sarah Gaitt.

    First broadcast: 07 Apr 2012

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  22. 28/01/2012

    Milton Babbitt's Septet But Equal (1992). Composers Ensemble directed by Paul Zukofsky.

    First broadcast: 28 Jan 2012

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  23. New Works for Old Instruments

    Fretwork in contemporary music for viol consort, by Druce, Woolrich and Keeling.

    First broadcast: 21 Jan 2012

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  24. Bent Sorensen's Shadowplay

    Trio Aristos, the Scenatet Trio and the Cikada Trio perform Bent Sorensen's Shadowplay.

    First broadcast: 14 Jan 2012

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  25. Schiphorst, Daverson, Harvey

    The London Sinfonietta performs music by Schiphorst, Daverson and Harvey.

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2012

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  26. David Sawer, Juste Janulyte, Roger Smalley, Michael Finnissey

    Music by David Sawer, Michael Finnissy, Juste Janulyte and Roger Smalley.

    First broadcast: 24 Dec 2011

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  27. Pierre Boulez

    Music by Pierre Boulez, from the London Southbank Centre's Exquisite Labyrinth series.

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2011

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  28. David Bedford, Joseph Phibbs, Morgan Hayes

    Music by British composers David Bedford, Joseph Phibbs and Morgan Hayes.

    First broadcast: 26 Nov 2011

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  29. Karen Tanaka, Unsuk Chin

    Piano music by Karen Tanaka and a recent violin concerto from Unsuk Chin.

    First broadcast: 19 Nov 2011

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  30. Diotima Quartet - Ferneyhough's Sonatas for String Quartet

    The Diotima Quartet perform Brian Ferneyhough's epic Sonatas for String Quartet.

    First broadcast: 12 Nov 2011

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