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Episode 2

Penny Gore presents the BBC Concert Orchestra performing music written for funerals and on the subject of death. Plus a work by Rubbra and the BBC SSO in Prokofiev and Strauss.

Today's Afternoon on 3 features a concert from the BBC Concert Orchestra called 'Music to Die For', presented by John Hannah and including some of the wealth of music written for funerals, and on the subject of death. Today's Russian Concerto is Prokofiev's Piano Concerto no. 4 performed by Denis Kozhukhin with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and there's more from the BBC Singers' celebration of the music of Edmund Rubbra.

Presented by Penny Gore.

2pm
Saint-Saens: Danse Macabre
Mozart: Confutatis and Lacrimosa from Requiem
Mahler: 'Der Abschied' from Das Lied von der Erde
2.45pm
Purcell: March from Funeral Music for Queen Mary
Sibelius: Swan of Tuonela
Tavener: Song for Athene
Barber: Adagio
Faure: 'In Paradisum' from Requiem
Verdi: 'Libera Me' from Requiem
BBC CO
Keith Lockhart
Ilona Domnich (soprano)
Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano)
Hertfordshire Chorus
David Temple (conductor)
Presented by John Hannah

3.30pm
Rubbra: Dormi Jesu, Op. 3 no. 1
Two Madrigals, Op. 52
BBC Singers
David Hill (conductor)

3.40pm
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 4 in B flat major (for the left hand)
Denis Kozhukhin (piano)
4pm
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Jun Markl (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 12 Jun 2012 14:00

Music Played

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Romance op. 50

    Performer: Daniel Muller-Schott (cello) Performer: Australian Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Richard Tognetti

  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Danse Macabre

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Confutatis and Lacrimosa from Requiem

    Performer: Hertfordshire Chorus Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Gustav Mahler

    "Der Abschied" from Das Lied von der Erde

    Performer: Jennifer Johnston (mezzo) Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Henry Purcell

    March from Funeral Music for Queen Mary

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Jean Sibelius

    Swan of Tuonela

    Performer: Victoria Walpole (cor anglais) Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • John Tavener

    Song for Athene

    Performer: Hertfordshire Chorus Conductor: David Temple

  • Samuel Barber

    Adagio

    Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Gabriel Fauré

    'In Paradisum' from Requiem

    Performer: Hertfordshire Chorus Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    'Libera Me' from Requiem

    Performer: Ilona Domnich (Soprano) Performer: Hertfordshire Chorus Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart

  • Rubbra

    Dormi Jesu, Op 3/1

    Performer: BBC Singers Conductor: David Hill

  • Rubbra

    Madrigals 2nd Set, Op 52 - No 1: Leave prolonging thy distress & No 2: So sweet is thy di

    Performer: BBC Singers Conductor: David Hill

  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Piano Concerto No.4 in B flat major (for the left hand)

    Performer: Denis Kozhukhin (piano) Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Jun Markl

  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Dance of the Blessed Spirits

    Arranger: Sgambati Performer: Denis Kozhukhin (piano)

  • Richard Strauss

    Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Jun Markl

Broadcast

  • Tue 12 Jun 2012 14:00