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Britten, Poulenc, Satie

Live from BBC Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff

Presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas

In Britten's centenary year and fifty years after Poulenc's death, the BBC National Chorus and Orchestra of Wales, directed by Adrian Partington, perform music by two musical friends.

Britten: The Building of the House
Poulenc: Litanies a la vierge noire
Satie (orch. Poulenc) Deux préludes posthumes et une gnossienne
Poulenc: Sécheresses

8.25 Interval Music

Poulenc (orch. Francaix): Overture
Britten: AMDG
Britten: Ballad of Heroes

Robin Tritschler (tenor)
BBC National Chorus of Wales
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Adrian Partington (conductor).

Release date:

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Wed 8 May 2013 19:30

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