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Episode 2

Afternoon on 3, Russian Music Episode 2 of 4

Today's Afternoon on 3 features a concert from the BBC Concert Orchestra called 'Music to Die For', presented by John Hannah and including some of the wealth of music written for funerals, and on the subject of death. Today's Russian Concerto is Prokofiev's Piano Concerto no. 4 performed by Denis Kozhukhin with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and there's more from the BBC Singers' celebration of the music of Edmund Rubbra.

Presented by Penny Gore.

2pm
Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre
Mozart: Confutatis and Lacrimosa from Requiem
Mahler: 'Der Abschied' from Das Lied von der Erde
2.45pm
Purcell: March from Funeral Music for Queen Mary
Sibelius: Swan of Tuonela
Tavener: Song for Athene
Barber: Adagio
Faure: 'In Paradisum' from Requiem
Verdi: 'Libera Me' from Requiem
BBC CO
Keith Lockhart
Ilona Domnich (soprano)
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)
Hertfordshire Chorus
David Temple (conductor)
Presented by John Hannah

3.30pm
Rubbra: Dormi Jesu, Op. 3 no. 1
Two Madrigals, Op. 52
BBC Singers
David Hill (conductor)

3.40pm
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 4 in B flat major (for the left hand)
Denis Kozhukhin (piano)
4pm
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Jun Markl (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 12 Jun 2012 14:00
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