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26 April 2008

Saturday 26 April 2008 22:30-0:00 (Radio 3)

In a programme of music specially recorded by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Ivan Hewett attempts to trace the lines between two generations of British composers, and in discussion with Paul Driver, asks whether a shared cultural identity still exists, or is even relevant.

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

Playlist

Presenter: Ivan Hewett
Producer: Peter Meanwell


Ryan Wigglesworth:Sternenfall (World Premiere) (8:44)

Kenneth Hesketh:Shimmerwords and Idle Songs for soprano and piano (18:25)

Ed Bennett:Ausland (London Premiere) (15:49)

John Woolrich:The Street of Crocodiles (14:03)

Oliver Knussen:Songs & a Sea Interlude from 'Where the Wild Things Are' (18:17)

Click on the piece title to read the programme note.

Claire Booth (soprano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor)
Concert recorded at Maida Vale on the 1st of February 2008


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