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A personal view of classical music from a range of presenters continues with Gareth Malone, who explores the many aspects of 'musical youth'. Including Rachmaninov, Dvorak, Bruch.

A personal view of classical music from a range of presenters continues with Gareth Malone, star of BBC 2's BAFTA Award Winning 'The Choir'. In the third of four programmes, Gareth explores the many aspects of a subject close to his heart - 'musical youth'. Featuring two hours of great music including Rachmaninov, Dvorak and Bruch.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Anatoly Konstantinovich Lyadov

    A Musical Snuff-box Op.32, arr. for ensemble [picc, 2 fl, 3 cl, hp & glock; orig. piano]

    Conductor: Yevgeny SVETLANOV Performer: Ussr S O

    • SUCD-10-00140.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    3 Symphonic Dances Op.45 for orchestra - no.2; Andante con moto (Tempo di valse)

    Conductor: Andre PREVIN Performer: London Symphony Orchestra

    • EMI.
    • CDM7690252.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Ciganske Melodie [Gypsy melodies] Op.55 - no.4; Kdyz men stara matka zpivat [Songs my moth

    Conductor: Emmanuel VILLAUME Performer: Anna NETREBKO - Soprano Performer: Prague City Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 4777639.
  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23 for piano and orchestra - 1st movement; Allegro non t

    Conductor: Claudio ABBADO Performer: Martha ARGERICH - Piano Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • deutsche grammophon.
    • 4498162.
  • Georges Bizet

    Carmen - opera in 4 acts - Prelude; Act 1: L' Amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera)

    Conductor: Georges PRETRE Performer: Maria CALLAS - Soprano Performer: French National Opera Orchestra Performer: Rene Duclos Chorus

    • EMI.
    • CDS5562812.
  • Béla Bartók

    Concerto Sz.116 for orchestra - 5th movement; Finale (Pesante - presto)

    Conductor: Herbert von KARAJAN Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • 4153222.
  • Erik Satie

    3 Gymnopedies for piano - no.1 in D major; no.3 in A minor

    Performer: Joanna MACGREGOR (1959) - Piano

    • 10532-COL.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel und Gretel - opera in 3 acts - no.3 in A minor

    Conductor: Charles MACKERRAS Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra

    • Chandos.
    • chandos-3143.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Die Zauberflote - singspiel in 2 acts K.620 - Overture [Adagio - Allegro]

    Performer: William CHRISTIE - Director Performer: Les ARTS FLORISSANTS

    • Erato.
    • 0630127052.
  • Thomas Linley

    Ye Nymphs of Albion's Beauty-blooming Isle - cantata for soprano, ob, hn, str & bc - no.2

    Performer: Julia GOODING - Soprano Performer: Paul NICHOLSON - Musical Director Performer: Parley Of Instruments Baroque Orchestra

    • Hyperion.
    • CDA-66767.
  • Max Bruch

    Concerto no. 1 in G minor Op.26 for violin and orchestra - 3rd movement; Finale (Allegro

    Conductor: Martyn BRABBINS Performer: Chloe HANSLIP - Violin Performer: London S O.

    • 0927-456642.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata no. 12 in A flat major Op.26 for piano - 1st movement; Andante con variazioni

    Performer: Arturo Benedetti MICHELANGELI - Piano

    • BBC Legends.
    • BBCL 4064-2.
  • Claude Debussy

    Preludes - book 1 - no.3; Le Vent dans la plaine

    Performer: Sviatoslav RICHTER - Piano

    • BBC Legends.
    • BBCL 4021-2.
  • Paul Dukas

    The Sorcerer's Apprentice - symphonic scherzo for orchestra

    Conductor: Yan Pascal TORTELIER Performer: Ulster Orchestra

    • Chandos.
    • CHAN 24132.
  • Peter Warlock

    Capriol Suite for strings or full orchestra

    Conductor: Malcolm SARGENT Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    • EMI.
    • CDEMX2141.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Simple Symphony Op.4 for string orchestra or string quartet - 2nd movement; Playful pizzic

    Conductor: Richard HICKOX Performer: Northern Sinfonia.

    • ASV.
    • CDQS 624.
  • Leopold Mozart

    Symphony in C major (Toy) - 3rd movement; Presto

    Conductor: Neville MARRINER Performer: Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

    • Philips.
    • 4163862.