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David Christophersen, Jian Wang, Eduardo Reck Miranda

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 20 February 2013

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music from cellist Jian Wang, straight from rehearsals with the BBC Symphony Orchestra ahead of their Barbican concert. Pianist David Christophersen plays music by Kabalevsky and Granados live in the studio and we talk to composer Eduardo Reck Miranda about his new work 'Symphony of Minds Listening'.

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: Dance of the Little Swans from Tchaikovsky's romantic ballet Swan Lake

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Music Played

25 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky
    00:00

    Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky Children's pieces Op.27 for piano

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Image for Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky
    00:01

    Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky Toccatina

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Image for Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky
    00:02

    Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky Etude

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Image for Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky
    00:02

    Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky Little Joke

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Image for Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky
    00:03

    Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky Novelette

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Image for Richard Strauss
    00:06

    Richard Strauss 4 Songs Op.33 for voice and orchestra [1896-7]

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado Performer: Karita Mattila Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    DG RECORDS, 445-1822

  • Image for John Dowland
    00:14

    John Dowland Weepe you no more, sad fountaines [1603]

    Performer: Ben Johnson Performer: Jakob Lindberg

  • Interview: David Christophersen

  • Image for Enrique Granados
    00:24

    Enrique Granados Cuentos de la juventud Op.1 for piano

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Image for Enrique Granados
    00:26

    Enrique Granados Cuentos de la juventud Op.1 for piano

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Image for Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky
    00:32

    Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky Sonatina no. 1 in C major Op.13`1 for piano

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Image for George Frideric Handel
    00:37

    George Frideric Handel Susser Blumen ambraflocken HWV.204 for soprano, violin and continuo (German aria no.3)

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson Performer: The King's Consort

    HYPERION, CDA-67627

  • Image for Robert Schumann
    00:45

    Robert Schumann Adagio and allegro in A flat major Op.70 for horn [or other] and piano

    Performer: Denes Varjon Performer: Steven Isserlis

    HYPERION, CDA 676-61

  • Image for Claudio Monteverdi
    00:55

    Claudio Monteverdi Laudate Dominum for 8 voices [1640]

    Conductor: Harry Christophers Performer: Symphony of Harmony and Invention Performer: The Sixteen

    CORO, COR16101

  • The story of music in 50 pieces - part 36

  • Image for Tchaikovsky
    01:04

    Tchaikovsky Swan lake - ballet Op.20

    Conductor: Andre Previn Performer: London S O.

    EMI, 967684--2

  • Image for Ludwig van Beethoven
    01:12

    Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony no. 7 in A major Op.92

    Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner Performer: Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique

    ARCHIV, 439-900-2

  • Interview: Eduardo Reck Miranda

  • Image for Eduardo Reck Miranda
    01:19

    Eduardo Reck Miranda Symphony of Minds (excerpt)

    Conductor: Simon Ible Performer: Ten Tors Orchestra

  • Image for Tchaikovsky
    01:21

    Tchaikovsky Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock Performer: Alice Sara Ott Performer: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra

    DG, 477 8779, -3

  • Image for Edward Elgar
    01:34

    Edward Elgar Concerto in E minor Op.85 for cello and orchestra

    Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy Performer: Jian Wang Performer: Sydney S O

    DECCA, 476 4297

  • Interview: Jian Wang

  • Image for traditional Chinese
    01:50

    traditional Chinese Reflection of the moon in the 2 springs

    Performer: Jian Wang

  • Interview: Jian Wang

  • Image for Johann Sebastian Bach
    01:55

    Johann Sebastian Bach Suite no. 6 in D major BWV.1012 for cello solo

    Performer: Jian Wang

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