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2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 01 December 2007

From 7.00am

Tavener: Song for Athene
Nicola Benedetti (violin)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Andrew Litton (conductor)

Beethoven: Rondino in E flat
The Albion Ensemble

From 8.00am

The 48 at 8:

The first of 48 keyboard Preludes and Fugues, played over 48 days, that make up Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier, performed by some of the world's greatest musicians.

Bach: Prelude and Fugue No 1 in C (The Well-tempered Clavier, Bk 1)
Sviatoslav Richter (piano)

Sibelius: The Bard, Op 64
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vanska (conductor).


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