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Episode 3

William Alwyn (1905-1985)

3/5. Alwyn was a man of diverse and passionate enthusiasms: he wrote poetry and enjoyed painting, both as an artist himself and as a collector. Donald Macleod introduces a work inspired by one of his favourite pre-Raphaelite artists and plays the 1972 recording of Alwyn conducting his fiercely dramatic third symphony.

Libera Me (Svengali)
Susan Bullock (soprano)
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

Ieuan Jones (harp)

Autumn Legend
Nicholas Daniel (cor anglais)
City of London Sinfonia
Richard Hickox (conductor)

Symphony No 3
London Philharmonic Orchestra
William Alwyn (conductor).

1 hour

Last on

Wed 27 Feb 2008 20:45

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