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Beethoven: Cello Sonata No 4 in C, Op 102 No 1
Schumann: Phantasiestucke, Op 73
Brahms: Cello Sonata No 2 in F, Op 99


British Symphony Series: Granville Bantock

This week, Afternoon on 3 focuses on Granville Bantock and his contemporaries, including his friend Sibelius, whose music he introduced to Britain. Plus choral music from the BBC Singers' recent appearance at the Ankara Festival.

Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol, Op 34
BBC Philharmonic
Vassily Sinaisky (conductor)

Granville Bantock: Choral Symphony (Atalanta in Calydon)
BBC Singers
Simon Joly (conductor)

Peter Maxwell Davis: Orkney Wedding with Sunrise
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

Britten: Flower Songs
BBC Singers
Andrew Carwood (conductor)

Sibelius: Symphony No 3 in C
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Osmo Vanska (conductor)


The Making of Music

Performances of the music featured in James Naughtie's Radio 4 series on how history has shaped classical music through the centuries.

1/30. Origins

Featuring chants and songs from medieval churches and monasteries, the building blocks from which classical music would be formed. Including music by Hildegard of Bingen.

Anon: Dum Pater familias
The Monteverdi Choir
John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)
SDG 701 Track 1

Anon: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Ensemble Organum
Marcel Peres (conductor)
HMC 901495 Track 3

Anon: Tui sunt cali et tua est terra
Ensemble Organum
Marcel Peres (conductor)
HMA 1951295 Track 2

Anon: Puer natus est - introit for 3rd Mass-Christmas [Rheims,Bib.Mun.224]
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers (conductor)
Hyperion CDA66263 Track 1

Anon: Laeta devote
Ensemble Organum
Marcel Peres (conductor)
HMC 901495 Track 1

Anon: Amicus meus osculi
Ensemble Organum
Marcel Peres (conductor)
HMC 901476 Track 6

Hildegard of Bingen: Favus distillans Ursula
Benjamin Bagby (conductor)
RCA 74321 886 892 CD 1 Track 2

Durufle: Four Motets
Choir of Westminster
James O'Donnell (conductor)
Hyperion CDA66757

Part: Magnificat
Stephen Layton (conductor)
Hyperion CDA66960 Track 17

Bach: St Matthew Passion (BWV.244), "O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden"
Choir of king's College, Cambridge
The Brandenburg Consort
Stephen Cleobury (conductor)
Brilliant Classics 93039 CD 3 Track 11

Beethoven: Symphony No 3 in E flat major "Eroica", 1st movement; Allegro con brio
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
Panorama 469 109-2

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