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Episode 2

Penny Gore presents music including Liszt tone poems. Liszt: 3 Odes funebres. Britten: Sea Interludes. Brahms: Double Concerto. Walton, arr Watson: Suite (Richard III).

2011 sees the 200th anniversary of Liszt's birth and this week Afternoon on Three marks the occasion with performances by BBC orchestras of some of his passionate and colourful tone poems. The week also sees the release of a new recording of Britten by the BBC Philharmonic. Plus a special focus on music from the recent Royal Northern College of Music Festival of Brass.

Presented by Penny Gore.

Respighi: Trittico Botticelliano
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Mikhail Agrest (conductor)

Liszt: 3 Odes funebres for orchestra: Les Morts; La Notte; Le Triomphe funebre du Tasse
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Britten: Sea Interludes
BBC Philharmonic
Edward Gardner (conductor)

Brahms: Double Concerto, Op. 102
Baiba Skride (violin), Jan Vogler (cello)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Donald Runnicles (conductor)

Liszt: Hungaria
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

Walton (arr Edward Watson): Suite from Richard III
Barrie Rutter (narrator)
Black Dyke Band
Nicholas Childs (conductor)

Derek Bourgeois: Blitz
Black Dyke Band
Nicholas Childs (conductor).

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