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10 July 2008

St Magnus Festival

Thursday 10 July 2008 13:00-14:00 (Radio 3)

Highlights of this year's St Magnus Festival in Orkney, recorded in the small church of St Magnus in Birsay.

Including one of Mozart's most remarkable chamber works, and a quartet by Britten which was written directly after his visit to the concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen in 1945.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist:

Mozart: Horn Quintet, K407
Stravinsky: Three Pieces for string quartet
Britten: String Quartet No 2, Op 36

The Nash Ensemble:
Richard Watkins (horn)
Marianne Thorsen, Malin Broman (violin)
Lawrence Power (viola)
Paul Watkins (cello)

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