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Halle Orchestra

Music by Tippett and Beethoven

Tuesday 8 March 2005 19:30-21:15 (Radio 3)

Tonight's concert comes from Manchester's Bridgewater Hall, given by the Halle Orchestra, and continues this week featuring music of Sir Michael Tippett.

The concert juxtaposes Tippett's pictorial Ritual Dances and lyrical Triple Concerto with two overtures by a composer whose influence played a large part throughout Tippett's creative life, Beethoven.

Presented by Christopher Cook.

Duration:

1 hour 45 minutes

Playlist:

Beethoven: Overture, Leonore No 1
Tippett: Ritual Dances (Midsummer Marriage)
Tippett: Triple Concerto
Beethoven: Leonore No 3

Mark Elder (conductor)
Halle soloists
Halle Choir.




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