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William Alwyn (1905-1985)

Part One

Monday 25 February 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Monday 25 February 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod explores the range of music Alwyn created during his long and prolific career. While the composer was well-known for film scores including for Odd Man Out, Fallen Idol and The History of Mr Polly, he also wrote many works for the concert hall, which are rarely heard today.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

DESERT VICTORY - March
BBC Philharmonic
Rumon Gamba
CHANDOS CHAN 9959
T 15

RHAPSODY FOR PIANO QUARTET
David Willison (piano)
Members of Quartet of London
CHANDOS CHAN 8440
T1

DIVERTIMENTO FOR FLUTE
Kate Hill
CHANDOS CHAN 9197
T2-5

OVERTURE TO A MASQUE
London Symphony Orchestra
Richard Hickox
CHANDOS CHAN 9935
T5

CONCERTO GROSSO NO.1
City of London Sinfonia
Richard Hickox
CHANDOS CHAN8866
T3-5




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