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David Christophersen, Jian Wang, Eduardo Reck Miranda

Sean Rafferty presents music and guests from the arts world. With live music from cellist Jian Wang, pianist David Christophersen, plus composer Eduardo Reck Miranda.

Sean Rafferty presents, with live music from cellist Jian Wang, straight from rehearsals with the BBC Symphony Orchestra ahead of their Barbican concert. Pianist David Christophersen plays music by Kabalevsky and Granados live in the studio and we talk to composer Eduardo Reck Miranda about his new work 'Symphony of Minds Listening'.

Also today, another instalment in The Story of Music in 50 pieces. Composer Howard Goodall, in conversation with Suzy Klein, explores his personal choice of 50 compositions that changed the course of music history, everyday at 5.30pm. The Story of Music continues in Essential Classics weekdays at 11am, and each episode is available as a download.

Today: Dance of the Little Swans from Tchaikovsky's romantic ballet Swan Lake

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2 hours

Music Played

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Children's pieces Op.27 for piano

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Toccatina

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Etude

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Little Joke

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Novelette

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Richard Strauss

    4 Songs Op.33 for voice and orchestra [1896-7]

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado Performer: Karita Mattila Performer: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

    • DG RECORDS.
    • 445-1822.
  • John Dowland

    Weepe you no more, sad fountaines [1603]

    Performer: Ben Johnson Performer: Jakob Lindberg

  • Interview: David Christophersen

  • Enrique Granados

    Cuentos de la juventud Op.1 for piano

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Enrique Granados

    Cuentos de la juventud Op.1 for piano

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • Dmitri Kabalevsky

    Sonatina no. 1 in C major Op.13`1 for piano

    Performer: David Christophersen

  • George Frideric Handel

    Susser Blumen ambraflocken HWV.204 for soprano, violin and continuo (German aria no.3)

    Performer: Carolyn Sampson Performer: The King's Consort

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-67627.
  • Robert Schumann

    Adagio and allegro in A flat major Op.70 for horn [or other] and piano

    Performer: Denes Varjon Performer: Steven Isserlis

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 676-61.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Laudate Dominum for 8 voices [1640]

    Conductor: Harry Christophers Performer: Symphony of Harmony and Invention Performer: The Sixteen

    • CORO.
    • COR16101.
  • The story of music in 50 pieces - part 36

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Swan lake - ballet Op.20

    Conductor: Andre Previn Performer: London S O.

    • EMI.
    • 967684--2.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony no. 7 in A major Op.92

    Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner Performer: Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique

    • ARCHIV.
    • 439-900-2.
  • Interview: Eduardo Reck Miranda

  • Eduardo Reck Miranda

    Symphony of Minds (excerpt)

    Conductor: Simon Ible Performer: Ten Tors Orchestra

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Thomas Hengelbrock Performer: Alice Sara Ott Performer: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra

    • DG.
    • 477 8779.
    • -3.
  • Edward Elgar

    Concerto in E minor Op.85 for cello and orchestra

    Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy Performer: Jian Wang Performer: Sydney S O

    • DECCA.
    • 476 4297.
  • Interview: Jian Wang

  • traditional Chinese

    Reflection of the moon in the 2 springs

    Performer: Jian Wang

  • Interview: Jian Wang

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Suite no. 6 in D major BWV.1012 for cello solo

    Performer: Jian Wang

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