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Episode 4

58 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 03 January 2013

Louise Fryer introduces highlights from the 2012 Welsh summer festivals, beginning in Presteigne which has steadfastly been supporting new music for 30 years. Plus more Venetian reflections from the historic Music Room at Gregynog Hall, formerly owned by the art-loving sisters and musical patrons Margaret and Gwendoline Davies.

David Matthews: String Quartet No 3, Op 18
Carducci Quartet

Ravel: Un barque sur l'océan (from 'Miroirs')
Liszt: Gondoliera; Canzone; Tarantella (from 'Années de pèlerinage')
Alessandro Taverna (piano).

Music Played

5 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    David Matthews String Quartet No 3, Op 18

  • Image for Maurice Ravel

    Maurice Ravel Maurice Ravel - Un barque sur l'ocean (Miroirs)

  • Image for Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt Venezoa e Napoli: Gondoliera, Canzone, Tarantella

  • Image for Friedrich Gulda

    Friedrich Gulda Play Piano Play No.6

  • Image for Gareth Walters

    Gareth Walters Gwent suite, 3rd mvt; Lento

    Welsh Classical Favourites: Royal Ballet Sinfonia/Penny, Marco Polo


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