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Episode 2

Afternoon on 3, Russian Music Episode 2 of 4

Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 12 June 2012

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).

Music Played

15 items
  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven Romance op. 50

    Performer: Daniel Muller-Schott (cello) Performer: Australian Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Richard Tognetti

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns

    Camille Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Confutatis and Lacrimosa from Requiem

    Performer: Hertfordshire Chorus Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Image for Gustav Mahler

    Gustav Mahler “Der Abschied” from Das Lied von der Erde

    Performer: Jennifer Johnston (mezzo) Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Image for Henry Purcell

    Henry Purcell March from Funeral Music for Queen Mary

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius Swan of Tuonela

    Performer: Victoria Walpole (cor anglais) Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Image for John Tavener

    John Tavener Song for Athene

    Performer: Hertfordshire Chorus Conductor: David Temple

  • Image for Samuel Barber

    Samuel Barber Adagio

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Image for Gabriel Fauré

    Gabriel Fauré ‘In Paradisum’ from Requiem

    Performer: Hertfordshire Chorus Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi ‘Libera Me’ from Requiem

    Performer: Ilona Domnich (Soprano) Performer: Hertfordshire Chorus Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Rubbra Dormi Jesu, Op 3/1

    Performer: BBC Singers Conductor: David Hill

  • Rubbra Madrigals 2nd Set, Op 52 - No 1: Leave prolonging thy distress & No 2: So sweet is thy discourse

    Performer: BBC Singers Conductor: David Hill

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.4 in B flat major (for the left hand)

    Performer: Denis Kozhukhin (piano) Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Jun Markl

  • Image for Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Christoph Willibald Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirits

    Arranger: Sgambati Performer: Denis Kozhukhin (piano)

  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Jun Markl

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