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Episode 3

Penny Gore presents music including Liszt tone poems. Liszt: Von der Wiege bis zum Grabe. Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis. Liszt: Hunnenschlacht.

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.

Britten: Gloriana (Symphonic Suite)
BBC Philharmonic
Edward Gardner (conductor)

Liszt: Von der Wiege bis zum Grabe - symphonic poem
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov (conductor)

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme of Thomas Tallis
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Stefan Solyom (conductor)

Liszt: Hunnenschlacht
BBC Philharmonic
Gianandrea Noseda (conductor)

3.20pm
Giancarlo Castro: Gran Fanfaria
Venezuelan Brass Ensemble
Thomas Clamor (conductor)

Leonard Bernstein (arr Eric Crees): Symphonic Dances (West Side Story)
Venezuelan Brass Ensemble
Thomas Clamor (conductor).

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