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Sir Arnold Bax

Wednesday 14 March 2007 13:00-17:00 (Radio 3)

Presented by Louise Fryer.

1.00pm Lunchtime Concert

The series of lunchtime concerts from Birmingham's Symphony Hall continues with a recital given by members of the Nash Ensemble. The focus is on music by three different composers who were all born within eight years of one another: this concert includes Bartok, Rachmaninov and Ravel.

Duration:

4 hours

Playlist:

Bartók: Contrasts for violin, clarinet and piano, Sz 111
Rachmaninov: Trio Elegiac No 1 in G minor for piano and strings
Ravel: Trio for piano and strings in Am

2.00pm

British Symphony Series: Sir Arnold Bax (1883-1953)

Cyril Scott: A Festival Overture
Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus
BBC Philharmonic
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

Bax: Symphony No 4 in E flat
BBC Philharmonic
Vernon Handley (conductor)

Frederick May: Sunlight and Shadow
Ulster Orchestra
Robert Houlihan (conductor)

Cyril Scott: Violin Concerto
Olivier Charlier (violin)
BBC Philharmonic
Martyn Brabbins (conductor)

Britten: Phantasy for oboe and string trio
Alexei Ogrintchouk (oboe)
Psophos String Quartet

Sibelius: Pelleas et Melisande (incidental music)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Tuomas Ollila (conductor)

Bax: Symphony No 5 in C sharp m
BBC Philharmonic
Vernon Handley (conductor)




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