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Episode 4

Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 21 February 2014

Louise Fryer introduces recent recordings by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra performing Zarzycki's Mazurka, an arrangement for violin and piano (from a forthcoming commercial release), Sibelius's First Symphony, Beethoven's Violin Concerto with soloist Nicola Benedetti under Martyn Brabbins, and Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird.

Zarzycki - Mazurka, arr. for violin and orchestra
Eugene Ugorski, violin
BBC Scottish S O
Michal Dworzynski, conductor

2.09pm
Sibelius - Symphony No. 1
BBC Scottish SO
Andrew Litton, conductor

2.49pm
Beethoven - Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61
Nicola Benedetti, violin
BBC Scottish SO
Martyn Brabbins, conductor

3.36pm
Stravinsky - The Firebird, ballet
BBC Scottish SO
Matthias Pintscher, conductor.

Music Played

4 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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