John Corigliano, Stephen McNeff, Colin Matthews, Brett Dean
Ivan Hewett introduces a Beethoven-themed programme from the Royal Northern College of Music's 21st-Century Beethoven festival, with works by Stephen McNeff, John Corigliano, Colin Matthews and Brett Dean (performed by the BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Clark Rundell). Plus a recorded performance of Clarence Barlow's Variazioni e un pianoforte meccanico for pianist and player piano, played by John Snijders.
John Corigliano: Fantasia on an ostinato
Stephen McNeff: Heiligenstadt
Colin Matthews: Grand Barcarolle
Brett Dean: Testament
Clark Rundell (conductor)
Clarence Barlow: Variazioni e un pianoforte meccanico
John Snijders (player piano).