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Episode 3

Episode 3 of 5

John Shea presents music inspired by dance. Coates: Jester at the Wedding. Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin. Haydn: Lachian Dances. Roussel: Symphonic Fragments (excerpt).

Presented by John Shea.

A series of performances of music inspired by dance features folk-inspired dances by Haydn, born near the Austro-Hungarian border, and Ravel's homage to Baroque dance - Le tombeau de Couperin.

Coates: Jester at the Wedding - suite
Ulster Orchestra
Rumon Gamba (conductor)

Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francois-Xavier Roth (conductor)

2.45pm
Haydn: Symphony No 103 (Drum Roll)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francois-Xavier Roth (conductor)

Roussel: Le festin de l'araignee (Symphonic Fragments)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francois-Xavier Roth (conductor)

Malcolm Arnold: Sweeney Todd Suite
BBC Philharmonic
Rumon Gamba (conductor).

2 hours

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