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Prom 25: Zappa - The Adventures of Greggery Peccary

Prom featuring the Aurora Orchestra and Nicholas Collon. Nancarrow: Study No 7 for player piano. Glass: Symphony No 10. Zappa, orch Ali N Askin: The Adventures of Greggery Peccary.

The Aurora Orchestra under conductor Nicholas Collon at this summer's BBC Proms, with an arrangement for orchestra of Conlon Nancarrow's Study for Player Piano No. 7, followed by the UK premiere of Philip Glass's Symphony No 10. Finally, the first Proms performance of Frank Zappa's satire The Adventures of Greggery Peccary, with narrator Mitch Benn and baritone Christopher Purves.
Presented by Andrew McGregor

Nancarrow, arr. Y. E. Mikhashoff: Study for Player Piano No. 7
Glass: Symphony No. 10 (UK premiere)
Zappa, orch Ali N. Askin: The Adventures of Greggery Peccary

Mitch Benn (narrator)
Christopher Purves (baritone)
Aurora Orchestra
Nicholas Collon (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Philip Glass

    Symphony No.10

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra.
  • Frank Zappa

    The Adventures of Greggery Peccary

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra.
  • Conlon Nancarrow

    Study for Player Piano No.7

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Music Arranger: Mikhashoff, Y.E..
  • Frank Zappa

    The Adventures of Greggery Peccary

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra.
  • Philip Glass

    Symphony No.10

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra.

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