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Episode 2

Music performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. J Strauss II: On the Beautiful Blue Danube. Berg: Violin Concerto. Plus worsk by Schubert, Schumann, Mozart and Brahms.

Louise Fryer continues her week featuring recent concerts by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra playing Viennese classics. Today's programme begins with performances given earlier this month of Schubert, Berg and - to begin the afternoon - Johann Strauss's most famous waltz, the Blue Danube.

Plus Mozart, Brahms, and the second in the week's series of symphonies by Brahms's mentor Robert Schumann.

Johann Strauss II: On the Beautiful Blue Danube (Waltz)

Berg: Violin Concerto
Julian Rachlin (violin)

2.30pm
Schubert arr. Webern: Six German Dances, D.820
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Donald Runnicles (conductor).

2.45pm
Schumann: Symphony no. 2 in C major, Op. 61
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Rory MacDonald (conductor).

3.20pm
Mozart: Fantasia in C minor, K.475
Ronald Brautigam (piano)

3.30pm
Brahms: Symphony no. 1 in C minor
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Donald Runnicles (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Strauss II

    Waltz: On the Beautiful Blue Danube

  • Alban Berg

    Violin Concerto

  • Franz Schubert

    Six German Dances

  • Robert Schumann

    Symphony no. 2 in C major, Op. 61

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Fantasia in C minor, K.475

  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 1 in C minor

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