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Messiaen in Context - Episode 1

Louise Fryer presents music by composers Messiaen admired as well as pieces by his contemporaries. Plus two John Milton poems read by actor Robert Glenister: At a Vacation Exercise in the College and An Epitaph on the Marchioness of Winchester.

Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No 1
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Cristian Orosanu (conductor)

Poulenc: Sonata
Orietta Caianiello, Antonio Sardi de Letto (pianos)

Shostakovich: Symphony No 9
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Cristian Orosanu (conductor)

Mozart: Piano Concerto in A, K414
Steven Osborne (piano)
BBC Philharmonic
Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

Foerster: Violin Concerto No 2
Ivan Zenaty (violin)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

Stravinsky: Orpheus
Ulster Orchestra
Kenneth Montgomery (conductor)

Tailleferre: Deux Valses
Orietta Caianello (piano)
Antonio Sardi de Letto (piano).

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3 hours

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Mon 8 Dec 2008 14:00