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Rachmaninov

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 12 November 2012

Live from Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

Presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales plays Elgar's Cockaigne Overture, Bruch's 1st Violin Concerto - with Tasmin Little as soloist - and Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances.

Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

Tasmin Little: violin
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
David Atherton, conductor

Rachmaninov's Symphonic Dances and Elgar's Cockaigne overflow with scintillating energy and as well as warmth and good humour. And there's intense youthful passion to be found in Bruch's First Violin Concerto, a jewel of romantic violin music, played here by Tasmin Little.

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