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Vladimir Ashkenazy, Peter Gregson, Alina Ibragimova

2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 19 February 2013

Sean Rafferty's guests include conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy, cellist Peter Gregson and violinist Alina Ibragimova
Also today, another instalment in The Story of Music in 50 pieces. Composer Howard Goodall, in conversation with Suzy Klein, explores his personal choice of 50 compositions that changed the course of music history, everyday at 5.30pm. The Story of Music continues in Essential Classics weekdays at 11am, and each episode is available as a download.
Today: Eric Satie's haunting Gymnopodie No.1 for piano
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Music Played

19 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Dmitri Shostakovich

    Dmitri Shostakovich Festive Overture

    Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Valdimir Ashkenazy (conductor)


  • Interview

    • Vladimir Ashkenazy

  • Image for Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov

    Sergey Vasilievich Rachmaninov Mélodie in E major from Four Pieces

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano)

    DECCA 4782939

  • Interview

    • Vladimir Ashkenazy

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21, K. 467: Last Mvt

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra

    Decca 411 947-2

  • Image for Robert Schumann

    Robert Schumann Seit ich ihn gesehen

    Performer: Amanda Roocroft (soprano) Performer: (piano)


  • Image for Marc-Antoine Charpentier

    Marc-Antoine Charpentier Medea: Overture

    Performer: Les Arts Florissants Performer: William Christie (director)

    ARCHIV 477 8610

  • LIVE

    • Image for Gabriel Prokofiev

      Gabriel Prokofiev Float Dance

      Performer: Peter Gregson (cello and electronics)

  • Image for Richard Wagner

    Richard Wagner Traume from Wesendonck Lieder

    Performer: Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) Performer: Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin Performer: Donald Runnicles (conductor)

    DECCA 478 5189

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Concerto IX for 2 violins, strings and continuo from La Cetra

    Performer: La Serenissima Performer: Adrian Chandler (director/violin)

    AVIE AV2201

  • Radio 3 Story of Music in 50 pieces

    • Satie - Gymnopedie No.1

  • Image for Erik Satie

    Erik Satie Gymnopedie No. 1

    Performer: Pascal Rogé

    DECCA 433 2222

  • LIVE

    • Image for Max Richter

      Max Richter Vocal

      Performer: Peter Gregson (cello)

  • Interview

    • Peter Gregson

  • Image for Peter Gregson

    Peter Gregson Vapour & Gas from FLOW

    Performer: Peter Gregson (cello)

    Private Recording

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata No. 1 in G minor BWV 1001: Presto

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova (violin)

    HYPERION CDA67691/2

  • Interview

    • Alina Ibragimova

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Op. 64: Last Mvt

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova (violin) Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Performer: Vladimir Juorowsky (conductor)


  • Image for Edward Elgar

    Edward Elgar Symphony No. 1: 2nd Mvt

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Performer: Tadaaki Otaka (conductor)

    BIS BIS-CD-727



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