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24/11/2009 Fred Rzewski, Gillian Weir

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 24 November 2009

Sean Rafferty presents a selection of music and guests from the arts world.

American composer Fred Rzewski talks to Sean ahead of performing at the 2009 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, and organists Gillian Weir and James Vivian talk about a new organ appeal being launched at Temple Church in London.

17:02
Marcel LANQUETUIT
Toccata in D major
Gillian Weir [The Grand Organ of the Royal Albert Hall]
Priory PRCD 859
Track 8
4'52

17:08
FRED RZEWSKI
Theme from six variations on ‘The People United will never be Defeated!’
Fred Rzewski (piano)
Nonesuch 79623-2
CD 6, Track 40
2’47

17:11
TCHAIKOVSKY
Manfred – Symphony in Four Scenes after Byron’s Dramatic Poem, Op 58 (second movement)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)
LPO 0009
Track 2
8’14

17:20
LIVE MUSIC
FRED RZEWSKI
Ludes (Nos. 1 and 7)
Fred Rzewski (piano)
2’15

17:28
Musica Elettronica Viva
Mass. Pike
Alvin Curran, Frederic Rzewski, Richard Teitelbaum
New World Records 80675-2
CD 4, Track 2
2’24

17:33
LIVE MUSIC
FRED RZEWSKI
Nano Sonatas Nos. 6 and 7 (from Book 4)
Fred Rzewski (piano)
5’11

17:42
DVORAK
Polonaise
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Antal Dorati (conductor)
Decca 460 293-2
CD 1, Track 15
5’17

17:51
HAYDN
Symphony No. 104 (Final Movement)
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Dennis Russell Davies (conductor)
Sony 88697443312
CD 36, Track 8
7’12

18:03
MENDELSSOHN
Overture: The Hebrides Op 26 Gewandhausorchester
Riccardo Chailly (conductor)
Decca 478 1525
Track 9
11’18

18:16
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis (extract)
Sinfonia of London
John Barbirolli (conductor)
EMI CDC 7475372
Track 7
2’15

18: 20
JS BACH
Passacaglia in C minor BWV 582 (Fugue)
James Vivian (playing the organ of Temple Church)
JAV Recordings JAV156
Track 10
5’34

18:33
MEYERBEER
Coronation March from Le Prophète
Dame Gillian Weir [Grand Organ of Ulster Hall, Belfast]
Priory PRCD 6000
CD1, Track 1
4’45

18:37
HOWELLS
Te Deum (Collegium Regale)
Temple Church Choir
James Vivian (conductor)
Ian Le Grice (organ)
Pre-Release of a recording due out in 2010 on Signum Classics
8’43

18:50
GINASTERA
Dances from the Ballet “Estancia” Op. 8 (No. 3 “Los peones de hacienda”, No.
2 Danza del trigo and No. 4 “Danza Final – Malambo)
Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venuzuela
Gustavo Dudamel (conductor)
DG 477 8337
Tracks 8, 7 and 9
8’53

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